• Warren's Corner: Days of Disruption

    February 28, 2018
    Disruptors seem to be a dime a dozen these days. At least they’re self-defining themselves as disruptors. I cringe every time I come across the word because there is nothing disruptive about many of their technologies. They aren’t turning the industry upside down. They aren’t replacing brokerages or agents as a part of the transaction. They are…
  • The Ethical Dilemmas of Modern Real Estate Technology

    February 20, 2018
    The other day as I sat in the airport waiting to board my plane, I stumbled across Paige Marie Pitcher’s Ted Talk Driverless Cars: breaking the fundamental rule of real estate. In her talk, Paige discussed the opportunities and impact self-driven cars will make on city infrastructure, real estate, and lifestyle. Emotionally, she ended her…
  • Warren's Corner: Who is Your Consumer?

    February 16, 2018
    Who is your consumer? It seems like a simple question... Over the last few months, I noticed that a lot of brokerages refer to consumer behavior when talking about their agents. I’ve always thought of buyers & sellers as real estate consumers, but yet many brokerage models support agents as the brokerage’s primary consumer. After all, without…
  • Family Day 2018: Support Availability on Monday, February 19th, 2018

    February 2, 2018
    On Monday, February 19, 2018, our office in Cambridge, Ontario will be closed for Family Day. A reduced support team will be available. There will be no change to TransactionDesk support. However, if you require support with other Lone Wolf products, please submit a Support Case through The Community, use the Support Request Form in your HELP drop…
  • Warren's Corner: Top 10 Takeaways from Inman Connect #ICNY

    February 1, 2018
    For those of you who have not had the opportunity to attend an Inman event, imagine this… Thousands of the industry’s vendors, franchises, brokerages, and agents congregating into a couple floors of a hotel for 5 days. There’s more combined influence, brain power, and sheer know-how in a single location than nearly any other event can create. Now…
  • Warren’s Corner: Top Five Real Estate Marketing Trends for 2018

    January 25, 2018
    I think we can all agree the start of the year always feels like crunch time. Our lists of goals are long and spirits are high, but everyone is wondering what the next big thing will be. Here’s a cheat sheet for the top five marketing trends to keep your eyes on in 2018:
  • The Fight Against Hunger

    January 24, 2018
    It’s 2018. After decades of moving closer to conquering poverty and hunger, global hunger is on the rise again. There are now 815 million people around the world who do not have enough food to eat, an increase of 38 million from 2016.
  • Lone Wolf CEO, Patrick Arkeveld, One of Swanepoel’s Emerging Leaders for 2018

    January 18, 2018
    We’re excited to announce that Patrick Arkeveld, CEO of Lone Wolf, has been announced as one of Swanepoel's Emerging Leaders for 2018! Every year, Swanepoel invests hundreds of hours of research, debates, and analysis into determining the top leaders in the residential real estate world. This research is then used to formulate the SP200 (Swanepoel…
  • Moneyball: The Analysis of a Real Estate Agent

    January 16, 2018
    It's hard not to be romantic about baseball. The big names. The stories. Past accomplishments. To get the best players in Major League Baseball you need to pay top dollar as winning teams don’t come cheap. Or can they? Ever seen the film Moneyball (2011)? The film covers the true story of the 2002 Oakland Athletics. The team couldn’t afford top…
  • Warren’s Corner: Overcoming Urgency and Maximizing ROI

    January 11, 2018
    The holiday season was dominated by articles on 'how to make 2018 the best year it can be'. Whether it was the five top marketing tools for the year or 10 tips to grow your business, everyone looks at year-end as an opportunity for a fresh start. Many of these articles were aggressive on getting people to sign up before year-end so they have a…