April Finalists: Royal LePage 1 Year Mortgage-Free Contest

We are pleased to unveil the April finalists for the Royal LePage 1 Year Mortgage-Free Contest, who become eligible for a chance to win one of the two prizes: up to $12,000 in mortgage payments for a new property! Best of luck!  Desjardins finalists: Ms. Christiane and Mr. Michel Carrier, Quebec City Royal LePage broker: Richard Fortin, Royal LePage Inter-Québec Desjardins reprensentative: Suzie Richer…

Avoid these social media pitfalls

Each month, we cover common mistakes made by agents on social media. We also offer a remedy for each.  For May, we continue with improvements for your Facebook business page. Common pitfall: Not including a description for your profile photo and cover photo on your business page. Many agents fail to include a description with…

Lincoln Thompson honoured with the Dave Hawkins Award

The Dave Hawkins Award, which is bestowed annually by the New Brunswick Real Estate Association (NBREA), recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to their community and the real estate industry. The 2018 recipient is Lincoln Thompson, broker-owner, Royal LePage Gardiner Realty, of Fredericton, N.B. This award is particularly meaningful to Lincoln, as…

Elli Davis celebrates 35 years in real estate

Elli Davis celebrated her 35 year anniversary in real estate with a spectacular evening at Casa Loma. The event included live music by George St. Kitts, self-guided tours of Casa Loma, a delicious selection of foods and drinks, and some surprises along the way. Phil Soper, President and CEO of Royal LePage presented Elli with…

10th Annual National Garage Sale for Shelter – find a sale near you!

Saturday, May 12 in communities across Canada Shop and help spread the word about Canada’s largest one-day charity garage sale! Find all locations and event details at garagesaleforshelter.ca Share the map on social media to help drive traffic and raise awareness from coast to coast. THANK YOU to all of the participating brokerages and Garage Sale volunteers! For…

Three steps to boost your career at #rlpNSC

Don’t miss your opportunity to connect with fellow Royal LePagers from coast to coast Royal LePage National Sales Conference September 24-26, 2018 Halifax Convention Centre Halifax, NS STEP 1: Register for the upcoming Royal LePage National Sales Conference. STEP 2:  Book your hotel. There are room blocks reserved at special Royal LePage room rates, based…

Two Royal LePage Calgary brokerages raise $124,000 for local organizations

Royal LePage Benchmark and Royal LePage Solutions, both located in Calgary, Alberta, presented more than $124,000 to local charities at the Royal LePage Calgary Shelter Foundation’s recent Annual General Meeting. $62,071 in fundraising was donated to both the Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter and the Children’s Cottage Society. Funds were raised through agent commission donations, a…

More than $6,500 raised at 8th Annual Burke Mountain Easter Egg Hunt

Royal LePage West Real Estate Services REALTOR® Rebecca Permack, along with her team at Burke Mountain Homes, raised $6,552 at their 8th Annual Burke Mountain Easter Egg Hunt in support of the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation. Funds will benefit women and children seeking safety from domestic violence at local women’s shelter, Tri-City Transitions. 700 children…

Your first mortgage: have you thought of everything?

Yann Fortier for Desjardins  Are you about to make one of the biggest transactions of your life? Congratulations! Your next step? Get a mortgage. Here are some things you’ll need to do before thinking about decor. Whether you’re buying a home, condo or cottage, Desjardins advisor Patrick Champagne has some exercises for you to make…