By Shawn Saraga Imagine opening the first McDonald’s Canada 60 years ago? Or being the premier franchisee of Wendy’s Canada? Canadian franchisees have a long history of investing and bringing U.S. brands to Canada for expansion. Having the vision to seize opportunities requires a certain appetite for risk. Some Canadians can be ethnocentric and unsure if foreign brands will work in local markets without seeing a track record of success. Indeed, for the many…
By Kevin Grimes
When I used to play junior hockey, I would read up about the real estate industry while I was on the road. After I got my licence and became a real estate agent myself in Smiths Falls, Ont., coaching hockey in my spare time turned out to be a perfect networking tool for connecting with new clients.
By Richard Foster
Many factors aligned for me to own and run my Prep ‘n Sell franchise in Langley, B.C. With three grown children and the need for a new challenge in my professional life, I took considerable time to review my options before making a choice.
Residential property management franchise system Real Property Management has opened a mobile location in Calgary, owned by Hasib Rahman. The mobile office allows Rahman, who is also a full-time realtor, to connect with his clients on short notice and at their convenience.