Episode 32: Chris Jarvis – This is Your Brain on Volunteering

As part of REALTORS Care® Week 2022, we’re joined by Chris Jarvis, co-founder of Realized Worth. At Realized Worth, Chris designs volunteering strategies to help businesses drive engagement, retention, inclusivity, and stronger relationships with their communities. On Episode 32 of REAL TIME, Chris helps us understand how we can reprogram our brains to feel empathy for groups with whom we don’t identify. By breaking down barriers, and adopting a transformative approach to volunteering, it can help us see the world […]

Episode 31: Lainey Lui – Examining the “Canadian” Experience

Erin Davis: Hello and welcome to episode 31 of REAL TIME, Presented by CREA, the Canadian Real Estate Association. I’m your host, Erin Davis, and I cannot wait to dive into today’s conversation with you. It’s informative, insightful, and so much fun. Canada frequently ranks as the best country in the world for its quality of life, which comprises our job markets, economic stability, family friendliness, safety, and a whole lot more, as you know. What does it mean to […]

Episode 30: Neil Thornton – Building a Strong Team Culture

Erin Davis: Welcome to REAL TIME, the podcast for and about realtors from the Canadian Real Estate Association. We’ve got a terrific guest for you today. I’m Erin Davis, and you’re going to be tempted to take notes or just listen again and again because our guest is an author, instructor, keynote speaker, certified professional coach, and the person you wish you had sitting next to you on a plane for four hours, Neil Thornton, President of the Thornton Group. […]

Episode 29: Priyanka Goswami – Taking a Focused Approach to Marketing

Erin Davis: Welcome to REAL TIME, the podcast for and about REALTORS® from the Canadian Real Estate Association. I’m Erin Davis, proud to be your host, as each episode, we delve into topics relevant to you, about you and helpful to you as you continue to grow as a realtor. Historically, real estate has been a referral business with business development driven by reputation. In an industry where word of mouth is your strongest marketing tool, how does modern marketing […]

Episode 28: The Art of Conversation

Erin Davis: Welcome to REAL TIME, the podcast for REALTORS® and about issues affecting REALTORS®, brought to you by the Canadian Real Estate Association. I’m your host, Erin Davis. Today, we have a guest you probably know and who’s here to impart some of his trade secrets to help you every step along the way. We might be living in a digital age, sure, but a career in real estate is still personal. Buyers and sellers depend on REALTORS® to […]

Episode 27: What Can REALTORS® Learn from Architecture?

Erin Davis: Hello and welcome to REAL TIME, Canada’s podcast for and about REALTORS® brought to you by the Canadian Real Estate Association. I’m Erin Davis. So glad you could join us for this enlightening conversation for our 27th episode. Now I just want you to take a moment and give this some thought. While no country can be defined by a single architectural style, there’s always a prevailing image: the Moorish riads of Morocco, Dubai sky-high contemporary landscape, the […]

Episode 27: Todd Saunders – What Can REALTORS® Learn from Architecture?

Erin Davis: Hello and welcome to REAL TIME, Canada’s podcast for and about REALTORS® brought to you by the Canadian Real Estate Association. I’m Erin Davis. So glad you could join us for this enlightening conversation for our 27th episode. Now I just want you to take a moment and give this some thought. While no country can be defined by a single architectural style, there’s always a prevailing image: the Moorish riads of Morocco, Dubai sky-high contemporary landscape, the […]

Episode 26: Making Mental Health a Priority in Real Estate

Dr. Raj Bhatla is Psychiatrist-in-Chief at The Royal Mental Health Centre in Ottawa, one of Canada’s foremost mental health care, teaching, and research hospitals. Ron Antalek is a REALTOR® in Maple Ridge, British Columbia with more than 30 years’ experience, a mental health advocate, and the recipient of the Canadian REALTORS Care® Award 2020. On Episode 26, Dr. Bhatla and Ron join REAL TIME in support of Mental Health Week 2022. Aligning with this year’s theme of empathy, they explore […]

Episode 25: The Role of REALTOR.ca in Modern Real Estate

In the mid-90s, the Internet ushered in a new era in how consumers buy and sell real estate. Today, one platform is more popular than any other in Canada. So, how did we get here? And what’s next? On Episode 25 of REAL TIME, we’re joined by Patrick Pichette, Vice President of REALTOR.ca, and Andrew Jackson, Head of Business Development at the Canadian Real Estate Association. We explore the evolution of listing sites and how REALTOR.ca has staked its claim […]

Episode 24: Sinead Bovell – A Human Guide to a Digital Future

Erin Davis: Welcome to REAL TIME, a podcast for and about REALTORS®, brought to you by The Canadian Real Estate Association. I’m your host, Erin Davis. Today we’re going to be joined by the model guest. I mean that literally and you’ll find out how as we dive into our conversation with Sinead Bovell, a human guide to a digital future.  Over the last two years, we’ve seen technology progress at a rapid pace. Sometimes you may ask yourself, are […]