Recent Articles by Don Kottick

Time to buy Canadian real estate, eh!

Time to buy Canadian real estate, eh!

Remember back to 2008 when residents in Florida, Arizona and California were complaining about the influx of Canadians buying up properties in their markets as a result of the distressed value of American real estate? ......
By Don Kottick | Thursday, February 11, 2016
What do athletic games, average home price and stable banking systems have in common?

What do athletic games, average home price and stable banking systems have in common?

The arrival of the 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games was, at first, considered by some to be a cost sinkhole that did nothing but further complicate our traffic problems. The official opening of the games changed everything ......
By Don Kottick | Friday, July 24, 2015
8 examples of authentic leadership in real estate

8 examples of authentic leadership in real estate

In the past, an employee worked their entire career with one employer, today the acceptable trend is a different job posting every three to five years. One of the benefits of this trend is the employee gets to experience a variety of leaders and lead...
By Don Kottick | Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Handling the globalization of real estate: thoughts from the Canadian market

Handling the globalization of real estate: thoughts from the Canadian market

Real estate agents who want to ride the wave of the future, must now look beyond local and embrace global. This is not to say that local is not important -- it is, and it always will be -- but now is the time to look globally for opportunities ......
By Don Kottick | Thursday, March 12, 2015