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Canadian Real Estate disruptor is thrilled to announce its return to Yellowknife

Former agent is bringing home the future of real estate

September 8, 2022

“Yellowknife was one of our top locations for listings many years ago and we are certain that new owner, Trevor Reid, can re-establish that location and have a solid impact on the real estate market in the Northwest Territories,” says Franchise Launch Director Jason Capson.

“Every territory across the nation is unique in its own way so having someone who has lived in the territory and is well known certainly helps. The Yellowknife franchise is in great hands with Trevor at the helm.”

Trevor recently took the time to speak with us about why he feels the business model will resonate with citizens in the northern Canadian city.

Can you tell us a bit about your background? Is real estate something that always interested you or is this a new endeavor?

I worked as a sales agent with Coldwell Banker in Yellowknife for just over two years, completing approximately 65 deals during that time. But I felt something was a bit off as I was working every evening and weekend, and I arrived at a point that it wasn’t working for me any longer. I moved into a completely different occupation but still had the desire to do something with real estate and so I started looking at different facets of the overall business. Being from Newfoundland, I originally contacted the team to see about the availability of franchises there but in speaking with Jason, he suggested I consider picking up the Yellowknife franchise instead.

What do you see as the most significant opportunity for bringing the brand to Yellowknife? What about challenges?

The biggest opportunity will be allowing home sellers to keep more money in their pocket, and helping families get into the homes they deserve to have. Pricing will be the biggest advantage over other brokerages.

What drew you to the brand and what have been your impressions so far?

I love helping homeowners, whether it’s recommending small changes to help add value to their home, or providing guidance in selling. Traditional real estate brokerages charge an exorbitant amount of money for listing and selling a home, but with, we’re giving homeowners the opportunity to hold onto a bigger slice of their hard-earned equity. No one wants to lose on a home deal and offers homeowners a definite advantage over going with a traditional real estate firm.
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Since 1998, and their franchise network have taken a bold approach to real
estate over the past 23 years. As the world’s Largest Private Sale Franchise Network, the
company has helped more than 100,000 home sellers discover a smarter way to buy and sell.
building a unique hub to oversee all aspects of the real estate transaction.

Earlier this year, earned the Franchisees’ Choice designation at the 2022 Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) National Convention, held in Ottawa. has earned this remarkable distinction in each of the 12 years since the Franchisees’ Choice Designation Program was launched, a feat that has been matched by just six other brands. was also named a 2022 Top Franchise for Women by Franchise Business Review. The company is one of only 50 franchises that qualified for the prestigious designation.

This past August, expanded its catalogue of offerings once again, entering the Canadian rental space via a strategic partnership with rhenti with the goal of helping improve the landlord-tenant relationship.

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