Real Estate is changing in the GTA

Monday Apr 01st, 2019


Written by Raman Dua In my last few articles, I have talked about Real Estate profession and the dire need of changes in the system for betterment of the profession. Do you feel a little change of wave is coming or at least my articles are leaving some impressions on the REALTOR® community in general? On the same note, I'd like to ask a few questions to my REALTOR® friends: 1. Do you think only class room training can make you successful in Real Estate? 2. Do you think... [read more]

Success in Real Estate: What do you need?

Monday Mar 25th, 2019

Success in Real Estate

  written by Raman Dua Everyone who joins the profession as a REALTOR® comes with an intention to achieve success and make money. How many of them actually realize the dream and kiss the feat of success? If we analyze the stats only within GTA, more than 85% of REALTORS® don’t do enough business to sustain themselves in the market and have to do some other side jobs to run their families. I really feel bad to see the pathetic condition of the industry, and agony of... [read more]

Job Duties of a Realtor®

Monday Mar 18th, 2019


  Written by Raman Dua I have been doing an extensive research on this topic and asked the same question from Hundreds of agents. Before you read further, stop yourself for a few minutes and answer to yourself or write down on a piece of paper the answer to this simple question which is given below:  “As per your understanding what are the job duties of a Realtor®?” If you answered, Realtor ® job duties is primarily buying, selling and leasing the... [read more]

Most important Question for a REALTOR®

Monday Mar 11th, 2019

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  Written by Raman Dua If you are a REALTOR® what is your biggest challenge in the morning? In majority cases, especially if you are new in profession, the first question that comes to mind is “What should I do today?” As a new REALTOR®, it really becomes challenging to answer the question by itself and you need a mentor who can guide you in the right direction and steer you for first few months at least. You need a mentor who understands the real... [read more]

Pay Less Get More Franchise Model

Monday Feb 11th, 2019

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    Written by Raman Dua   For those who may not know me, I would like to start with a brief background and mention my credentials so that readers can judge if I am qualified enough to put my thoughts and suggestions for REALTORS®.   12 years in Real Estate Industry, completed more than 5,000 transactions Started with a team of 2 REALTORS® and expanded to 80 Successfully designed a new model for the Real Estate industry based on active... [read more]

Sunday Special for REALTORS®

Monday Feb 04th, 2019

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  written by Raman Dua It will be unjust if I won’t talk about the profession which gave me so much love and affection in my life.  There are almost 53,000 licensed REALTORS® in GTA as per TREB data, out of which approximately 20,000 (37% ) don’t even do a single deal, approximately 24,218 ( 45.69%) do 5 or fewer deals.  There is an 80/20 rule in many professions, which means 20% of people do 80% business. Unfortunately, in Real Estate industry... [read more]

Why GTA Real Estate Market is Recession proof

Wednesday Feb 04th, 2015

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  written by Raman Dua Real Estate is always a topic of discussion and more important discussion is How Market is behaving? When the market will go up and when the prices will tumble? Most of the report and analysis are about the Canadian Market. In general, people make their analysis on the basis of the report for Canada and giving their judgment about Market behavior. That’s not a fair way to evaluate any particular market. For sure, The national data and market make an... [read more]


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