49 episodes

The Alberta Real Estate Association wants to provide the on-the-go, ultra-busy REALTOR® a bite-sized option for auditory professional development. Whether in your car, in the gym, or doing your paperwork, In Your AREA is available 24 hours a day and offers Alberta's REALTORS® the opportunity to learn without compromising their business. Offered monthly, each episode is no more than 30 minutes or so and offers a conversation between industry members and subject matter experts around topics that matter to REALTORS®. Happy Listening!

In Your AREA Podcast Alberta Real Estate Association

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 6 Ratings

The Alberta Real Estate Association wants to provide the on-the-go, ultra-busy REALTOR® a bite-sized option for auditory professional development. Whether in your car, in the gym, or doing your paperwork, In Your AREA is available 24 hours a day and offers Alberta's REALTORS® the opportunity to learn without compromising their business. Offered monthly, each episode is no more than 30 minutes or so and offers a conversation between industry members and subject matter experts around topics that matter to REALTORS®. Happy Listening!

    Alberta 2021 Housing Q2 Update

    Alberta 2021 Housing Q2 Update

    Alberta Real Estate Associations' Chief Economist Ann-Marie Lurie reviews the trends in the Alberta housing market during the second quarter of 2021.

    Visit our website for the full provincial statistics report:  https://tinyurl.com/kpjc32v5

    • 3 min
    Working with GST in Real Estate

    Working with GST in Real Estate

    In today's episode, we welcome Diana Burwell, Partner at Seguro LLP and Karen Salmon, Broker/Owner at RE/MAX Prime Real Estate. Diana and Karen chat about the occasions in which GST does and does not apply in real estate transactions, and the questions a REALTOR® can ask when GST concerns arise. They discuss GST as it pertains to new home sales, rural land, rentals, and what constitutes a commercial property.

    We hope you enjoy!

    • 16 min
    Backup Offers and Their Challenges

    Backup Offers and Their Challenges

    In this episode, we welcome Andrea Engel of Maxwell Devonshire Realty and Robert Hainsworth of Nigro Manucci Law. The duo chats about the prevalence of backup offers in this current market and their three Ps: Pitfalls, Pros, and Practices. Answering common questions, they dig into how to create a strong backup offer, reviewing terms and conditions, and more.

    • 39 min
    Special Edition - Mortgage Update

    Special Edition - Mortgage Update

    This special edition episode features a conversation between Frances Dares of Urban Upgrade & New Infills and Heather Manna of MMG Mortgages. The pair chat about the new mortgage stress test rules coming out of June 1, 2021, and how these will impact buyers and sellers in Alberta. They also discuss the current real estate market, what might happen with occupancy levels in city centres, and where interest rates might go in the months to come.

    We hope you enjoy!

    • 29 min
    Social Media Savvy

    Social Media Savvy

    In this episode, we are joined by Steevie Soucie of Keller Williams Realty Centres in Ontario and Ginger Andrews of RE/MAX Real Estate (Central) in Calgary. As REALTORS® who successfully use social media as a mechanism of communication and relationship building, they share their tips, tricks and challenges with you. Steevie shares her best practices on Tiktok, where she has amassed over 75,000 followers and 2 million likes, diving into how to get started, what to share, and how to deal with negative feedback.

    Follow Steevie on social media:
    tiktok.com/@steeviesoucie
    instagram.com/steevie_volpealcorn

    Follow Ginger on social media:
    instagram.com/ginger.andrews

    • 39 min
    Top Five Contract Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    Top Five Contract Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    On this month's episode, we are joined by three Alberta lawyers as their top five most commonly seen mistakes made by REALTORS® on AREA forms. Dave West of West Legal, Denise Hendrix of Hendrix Law, and Jim Doyle of Vogel Verjee offer up guidance on how to avoid contract mistakes and address any issue that arises.

    We hope you enjoy!

    • 55 min

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