Just Junk

RAHB Advantage Spotlight:  Just Junk

De-clutter your home and enjoy a 10 per cent discount when you use Just Junk! This offer is available to you and your clients – a great service found only in RAHB Advantage, RAHB’s member value package.

Click here to view the Just Junk Flyer.

To read more about RAHB Advantage click here.

ProDev+ 2018 – Registration Now Open!

Registration is now open for ProDev+ – RAHB’s premier professional development event!

When: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Exhibit Hall open 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Professional Development Sessions 10:15 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Networking Mixer follows

Where: Holiday Inn Burlington
3063 S Service Rd.
Burlington, ON
L7N 3E9

Cost:  only $20 + HST for RAHB members!
Early Bird Bonus: Register for ProDev+ during the month of August and receive

  • 1 ticket for a beverage of your choice at the Networking Mixer (water, soft drinks or alcoholic beverage – up to a $7 value)
  • Your name entered to win a $100 gift card for the Pearl Hospitality Group (Ancaster Old Mill, Cambridge Mill, Earth to Table or Spencer’s at the Waterfront)

This event sold out last year, so don’t delay!

Registration:  Through RAHB Education Account Services (once you have logged in to the new Member Portal, click on ‘Education’ and ‘Upcoming Courses’ then scroll down to ProDev+). Alternatively, send an e-mail Angela McArthur at angelam@rahb.ca (be sure to include your full name and contact information).

For more information please visit our website Here.

Order Your Calendar Magnets Now From the Realty Shoppe!

Order Your Calendar Magnets Now!
#1 marketing product – pre-orders being taken now!
Calendar magnets are an economical marketing tool your clients will appreciate; just remove the cover from the adhesive magnet and attach your business card.
6 designs will be available, but only while quantities last.

  • Happy Holidays
  • Home Sweet Home
  • Kitchen Tested Recipes*
  • Achieve Your Goals*
  • Curbside Entertainment*
  • Thankfulness*

*Limited quantities available


















Special features include:

  • Calendar begins November, 2018
  • Each page has a home tip, recipe, quotation and/or memo lines (depending on the calendar)
  • Canadian holidays indicated
  • Year-at-a-glance calendar and kitchen conversions pages
  • A reorder page (for next years’ calendar) for clients to use to contact you
  • Removable magnet punch-out reduces mailing cost and makes 2 products out of 1!  Use the punch-out as a second business card magnet
  • $0.59 ea.

Don’t miss out!  For best price and choice of title call the Shoppe to pre-order today!

Mark Your Calendar – Fall Open Forums!

Two community forums are coming your way in October, 2018!

Burlington – Tuesday, October 16
Wellington Square United Church (St. Paul’s Hall)
2121 Caroline St., Burlington
Speaker: TBA

Hamilton – Tuesday, October 23
Waterfront Banquet and Conference Centre (Waterview Room)
555 Bay St. N., Hamilton
Speaker: Representative from City of Hamilton Economic Development Dept.

For both meetings, check-in and breakfast begin at 9:30 a.m. with opening remarks at 10 a.m.

Watch for more details and registration coming soon!


RAHB Stats Survey

This message was e-mailed to all members on Monday, July 23, 2018.


We are in the process of re-evaluating the statistics packages we provide to RAHB members and the media/public. Your input is greatly appreciated as we move forward with this project.

We ask that you participate in our Statistics Survey that should take no longer than 3-5 minutes of your time. Please click on the below button to access the Statistics Survey.

Stats Survey

Your participation will enable us to make improvements to the current statistics package, prepare members for any upcoming changes to the statistics package, develop educational materials for our members and the public, and ultimately empower our REALTORS® to succeed.

The survey is available for a week and will close on Monday, July 30, 2018.

As a thank you, we will make a draw for a $25 Tim Horton’s gift card once the survey closes.

If you have any questions, please contact Wendy Stewart at 905.529.8101 x 295 or via e-mail at wendys@rahb.ca.



RAHB Advantage: Medical and Dental Insurance Program Now Available!

RAHB is pleased to welcome Underwriters Alliance Inc. as our newest partner in the member value package, RAHB Advantage!

Underwriters Alliance offers medical and dental coverage, as well as optional life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) coverage, and accident and serious illness insurances.

Learn more about Underwriters Alliance’s medical and dental coverage!

More information
Underwriters Alliance – FAQs

Learn more about RAHB Advantage and the other partners in our member value package.


Tuesday, September 25, 2018 – Save That Date!

RAHB’s ProDev+ (Professional Development Plus) will be coming your way on Tuesday, September 25, 2018! This full-day event will include an education program, expanded exhibitor hall and interactive networking time to unwind after a busy, information-packed day.

Watch for more details in upcoming issues of NewsReal, but for now – save that date!



Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) – New Designation Course!

Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) is a new designation course that will help you sharpen your negotiation skills, and provide the tips and tools you need to be a more skillful advocate for your clients.

Wednesday, August 22 and Thursday, August 23, 2018
RAHB – McCullough Room
Instructor:  Hugh Foy
Cost:  $325 +HST for RAHB members; $406.25 +HST for non-RAHB members

Register with Angela McArthur at angelam@rahb.ca

Click here for more information.


Check Out These New Items in the Realty Shoppe!

NEW items in the Shoppe!

Multi-colour frosted feature sheet stand with business card pocket and copy keeper:

  • table top acrylic stand
  • 9 1/4″ w x 1.5″ deep pocket, displays 8.5″ x 11″ literature
  • with copy keeper to help keep sheets in position

Can be coordinated with the multi-colour Please leave your business card/Please take a moment to register and reversible Welcome sign to add a professional flow in your marketing products.

$21.40 ea.


Greet your clients in style with this creative Welcome sign!


  • Reversible, wood grain
  • 8.5″ w x 12″ h
  • Mounted on 1/8″ PVC with a 1/2″ black wood base
  • Perfect for any floor, ledge or countertop

Can be coordinated with the wood grain Open House door hanger, Please leave your business card/Please take a moment to register display sign and feature sheet stand

$15.85 ea.


Open House wood grain door hanger   

  • Hard plastic
  • 4” w X 8” h

Can be coordinated with the wood grain reversible Welcome sign, Please leave your business card/Please take a moment to register display sign and feature sheet stand.

$5.60 ea.




Multi-use feature sheet stand with business card holder attached   

Holds 8” x 11” sheets or can be adapted with the removable divider (included) to create two pamphlet pockets

Stands on a table, or can be hung from a wall.

$9.65  NOW $7.50 ea.



Note:  All applicable taxes are extra.


Update Your Profile in the New Member Portal!

When you go to RAHB Education/Account Services, review your profile information and make sure your information is complete and up-to-date. You can edit your member profile information whenever you have a change of address, new website URL, new e-mail address, etc. It’s easy!

When you are in RAHB Education/Education Account Services home page, look for your member profile on the left-hand side of the page.

If information is missing, incomplete or incorrect, click on the Edit button to the right of the My Profile title:

Alternately, you could point to the Member button on the home page header and select My Profile.

Then go through your personal information listed in the fields presented to you, add or update information and then click on Update at the bottom of the page.

Please note that fields marked with an asterisk – which will all be populated for you – are mandatory; you can change the information in the field, but you cannot remove information or leave it blank.

If you have questions about how to change your information on the new Member Portal, contact Justin Hayes at the RAHB office at 905.529.8101 x250.

RealTrack at RAHB

The RealTrack service is now available for all members’ use in the RAHB Resource Centre.

What is RealTrack?

RealTrack is a licensed database for searching commercial (ICI) real estate transactions of $500,000 and over in Ontario. Compiled from land title documents, telephone interviews, site visits and other sources, RealTrack collects, confirms and publishes the information of over 122,000 property transfers dating back to 1996. The database grows at a rate of over 150 new transactions every week.

Access to RealTrack in the RAHB Resource Centre is by chance or by appointment (one user session at a time). Contact Kathy Rubio at kathyr@rahb.ca or Nancy Duce at nancyd@rahb.ca to reserve your time today!