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  • Toronto Star - Apr. 15, 2020

    Toronto housing market in flux as low interest rates compete with social distancing

    A week ago Toronto’s spring housing market was poised to be a sizzler with more buyers than listings. Right at Home Realty president John Lusink said the virus might very well win out over the lure of lower interest rates. On Monday, Right At Home’s weekly report showed listings were up 7.5 per cent last week compared to the previous week but still down four per cent compared to last year for the same period. Incoming or pending sales were up 11 per cent and closing transactions increased 14 per cent. But anecdotally, showings were way down and Lusink said next week will show a very different picture.

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  • Habitat For Humanity - Jul. 15, 2019

    Right at Home Realty: Helping Make Homeownership Possible with Habitat HM

    In the hunt for a place to call home, one of the biggest obstacles facing prospective homeowners is finding the right space. That’s where Right at home Realty Inc. Brokerage comes in. As the number one brokerage in the GTA, they pride themselves on their ability to find the perfect house that will fit your lifestyle like a missing puzzle piece.

    Right at Home Realty’s donated $21,000 to Habitat HM in April 2019. If home is where the heart is, then it makes sense that Right at Home Realty’s agents are full of heart.

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  • Real Estate Magazine - Apr. 11, 2019

    Right At Home acquires Your Choice Realty offices

    The acquisition gives Right At Home two new markets – Ottawa and Barrie – and adds up to 450 salespeople and brokers to the company’s roster. Right At Home now has more than 4,500 Realtors.

    “It will bring us close to the 5,000 mark, which is rather exciting,” says Right At Home president John Lusink.

    Although the current focus is on Ontario expansion, plans call for growth outside the province in 2021, Right At Home Co-Founder and Chairman Ron Peddicord says.

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  • PR Newswire - Sep. 20, 2018

    Zillow Signs Listings Agreement with Right at Home Realty, Canada’s Largest Independent Real Estate Brokerage

    Right at Home Realty, Canada's largest independent real estate brokerage, will send a direct listing feed to Zillow.com. For-sale listings from Right at Home Realty as well as other Canadian listings will be featured on Zillow.com soon.

    "Right at Home Realty is thrilled to secure a partnership with Zillow – one that will be of great benefit to our customers and our entire organization," says John Lusink, President of Right at Home Realty Inc.

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  • Real Estate Magazine - Jul. 24, 2018

    Right At Home president John Lusink ponders expansion

    Right At Home Realty, Canada’s largest independently owned real estate brokerage, is exploring expanding its reach outside the Greater Toronto Area. John Lusink, president of Right At Home, says the company has become a force in the real estate industry and is now strategically looking at how the brokerage can grow and what markets it can expand to in the future. “Is it nationally or is it just across Ontario? Those are some of the big picture things that I’ll be looking into,” says Lusink

    Right At Home was founded in 2004 and has been the No. 1 real estate brokerage in the GTA for the past five years. It has more than 3,900 Realtors, serving Toronto, Mississauga, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Durham, Newmarket and Burlington. Since its inception, the brokerage has been expanding at a phenomenal rate.

    He said the company’s focus is on being a business partner, understanding that its salespeople need the best transaction, administrative and management support but they are in charge of driving their personal sales – in business for themselves but not by themselves.

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  • Habitat for Humanity - Apr. 1, 2016

    They’ve Got The “Right” Stuff

    Gathered in the Burlington ReStore on February 5 for what turned out to be a very special occasion, Habitat HMD staff and volunteers met with Sales Representatives of Right At Home Realty Inc. Brokerage to receive a donation of $6,000.

    The Right At Home Realty initiative of Sales Representatives voluntarily donating a portion of their commissions towards Habitat for Humanity ‎began with the Brokerage’s founders. “Howard Drukarsh, Co-founder & Vice President of Right At Home Realty has been instrumental in working with Habitat for Humanity and has served on its Board in the Toronto area group,” says Right at Home’s Burlington Branch Manager, Richard Weima.

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