Podcast

  • Do’s and Don’ts for Buying and Selling Cottages

    Do’s and Don’ts for Buying and Selling Cottages

    It’s that time of year when cottage owners start thinking about selling, and REALTORS® may have a client who is looking to buy a weekend getaway. In our latest podcast episode, TRREB’s Chief Market Analyst and podcast host Jason Mercer sits down with real estate lawyer Richard Moran to unpack everything you need to know…

  • Navigating Tenanted Properties as a REALTOR®

    Navigating Tenanted Properties as a REALTOR®

    As a REALTOR®, it’s important understand how to navigate tenanted properties in a growing population and the current high interest rate environment because more and more households are turning to the rental market. Back by popular demand, Bita Di Lisi, licensed paralegal, joined TRREB’s latest Ready to Real Estate podcast episode with host TRREB Chief Market Analyst Jason…

  • What’s Next for New and Resale Homes?

    What’s Next for New and Resale Homes?

    The traditionally busy spring season and lower interest rates are two factors that may drive up activity in the housing market. Our latest Ready to Real Estate podcast episode features two data experts: Ray Wong, Vice President of Data Operations at Altus Group, and Sean Simpson, Vice President of Ipsos Public Affairs. They will talk about what lies…

  • The REALTORS® Who Will Thrive in a ChatGPT Future

    The REALTORS® Who Will Thrive in a ChatGPT Future

    AI can interpret, forecast, and execute certain tasks much faster than a human can. For instance, it might forecast the number of transactions in a year, the areas in a particular market that will see the highest levels of growth, and even the selling price of properties. AI analysis is so swift, in part, because…

  • Why Every REALTOR® Should Consider Podcasting

    Why Every REALTOR® Should Consider Podcasting

    Podcasts have been growing in popularity for about 15 years, and social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic got even more people hooked on podcasts. One in four Canadians now listens to an average of five podcasts per week — a demographic too large for any REALTOR® keen on marketing to ignore.  Doug Downs is the President…

  • The Body Language that Builds Trust or Exposes Lies

    The Body Language that Builds Trust or Exposes Lies

    If you’re a REALTOR®, you know that showing empathy is critical to building a trusting relationship with clients or potential clients. Empathy isn’t only demonstrated in what you say, though. It is also demonstrated in what you do. To talk about how body language can help REALTORS® build trust with clients, Pamela Barnum, a non-verbal communication expert,…

  • What’s in Store for TRESA Phase 2?

    What’s in Store for TRESA Phase 2?

    Phase two of the Trust in Real Estate Services Act is coming into force on Friday, December 1, 2023. Are you prepared? In this informative episode, Ready to Real Estate host and TRREB Chief Market Analyst Jason Mercer is joined by real estate lawyer Mark Weisleder to cover everything you need to know. From a legal…

  • How “Brand Hysteria” Built Johnny Cupcakes

    How “Brand Hysteria” Built Johnny Cupcakes

    REALTORS® looking to make their mark with a unique, personal, and fun approach to marketing can draw inspiration from the self-titled “brand hysteria expert,” Johnny Cupcakes. He grew a business, selling t-shirts from the back of a car, into an international brand worth millions. And he shared his creative approach to building brand loyalty with TRREB…

  • Post Mayoral Election: Building the GTA’s Next Chapter

    Post Mayoral Election: Building the GTA’s Next Chapter

    Earlier this year, Olivia Chow was elected as the 66th mayor of Toronto. During the second installment in our series on the mayoral by-election, host and TRREB Chief Market Analyst Jason Mercer leads an insightful discussion examining how the GTA’s next chapter is unfolding. This hour-long deep dive examines Mayor Chow and city council’s plans to…

  • Break Free from Negative Thinking to Live Your Best Life

    Break Free from Negative Thinking to Live Your Best Life

    Stress and negative thoughts lead to self-doubt. They hold people back from living their best lives. Change is possible and change seekers can work to replace negative thoughts with positive ones, breaking harmful cycles. Learn how to find deeper wellness and combat stress and negative thinking with this conversation between clinical psychologist and author Dr.…

  • Boost Your Brand Online, Get More Leads

    Boost Your Brand Online, Get More Leads

    For REALTORS® wanting to build a new brand online or boost the brand they have, where should you start? Is it possible to build a premium brand at a freemium price? Marki Lemons-Ryhal, a licensed managing broker, REALTOR®, and best-selling author, sits down with Ready to Real Estate host and TRREB Chief Market Analyst Jason…

  • Which Work Cultures Beat Burnout?

    Which Work Cultures Beat Burnout?

    We’re emerging from the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even so, pandemic-thinking continues to guide the leaders of many organizations, pushing stressed employees closer to burnout. Employees are asked to do “more with less” and work at a chaotic pace. Bestselling author, marketer, and speaker Hamza Khan talks to Ready to Real Estate host and…