Realtor Blog

A Realtor focused blog post, written by Keith and released monthly. Tips, motivation and the systems we use to run our business.

How to Start a Podcast: The 2018 Update

April 22, 2018

We released the first episode of The Vancouver UnReal Estate Show in February of 2017. Impressively, our little show about the politics of real estate now receives around 1000 downloads per episode. A month into releasing the show, we released a blog titled How to Start a Podcast for our real estate agent friends who were […]

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How (and Why) We Host 400+ Person Client Events

October 04, 2017

Keith Roy and Associates: part real estate team, part event management company. That’s the joke around the office. It seems we’re always planning some sort of major client event. Keith Roy and Associates hosts three major events per year. In February, we’ve got the client skating party, mainly for families, which brings out around 150 […]

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How to Export Your Personal Facebook Contacts

July 13, 2017

We advertise on Facebook for two reasons: Awareness and Lead Generation. For now, let’s explore awareness (lead gen is a whole other conversation). Awareness campaigns are all about staying top of mind with the people who already know us. It’s the online equivalent of sending out a monthly newsletter. To create the custom audience we use for […]

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Real Estate Around The World

June 20, 2017

When we talk about real estate in Vancouver, similar points are raised over and over again. Strict building codes, foreign ownership, politics, Realtor ethics, and a lack of additional land to build on are the first to come to mind. When I started my podcast, The Vancouver UnReal Estate Show, I wanted to explore these […]

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Keith Roy’s Quarterly Business Planning Agenda (that you can copy)

May 20, 2017

A lot can change in three months. In our team, we’ve lost a team member, gained a new one, started a podcast, dealt with changes in the marketplace, implemented a new CRM (which is not going as smoothly as hoped) and obviously sold a few dozen houses. Back in December, when our team met for […]

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Alternative Facts – What’s Actually Happening in The Vancouver Real Estate Market

March 15, 2017

No matter where you are in North America, if you work in real estate, you probably follow Vancouver real estate news. There are so many moving pieces in the Vancouver market, which make it uniquely interesting to follow. Government intervention; geo-political issues; geography; environmental concerns and even racism can all have a surprising impact on […]

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How to Start a Podcast

February 20, 2017

Since starting my podcast, The Vancouver UnReal Estate Show, the number question I am asked when training other agents lately, is “how can I start my own podcast?” We learnt a lot in the process, so I thought I would share the steps involved in case this is something on your radar, or if you’re just […]

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