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G. Bruce MacDonald Real Estate

Independently owned & operated, Brokerage

905-765-4495

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Do you have the basic attributes? Experience suggests that certian talents, qualities and personal traits improve the odds of building a worthwhile career.


Math - A basic grounding in math fundamentals, with proficiency in multiplication, division, fractions, decimals and percentages. These skills are required when measuring structures and land, as well as appraising property and arranging mortgage financing.

Research - A practical knowledge of how to locate, read, and understand legal documents involving property ownership.

Organization & Planning - An ability to organize personal affairs as well as conduct business activity in logical, efficient manner, e.g., obtaining listings, showing properties, handling offers, and conducting negotiations.

Confidence & Persistence - A confident attitude and firm grasp of personal goals. Real estate sales do not always go smoothly and practitoners must routinely deal with set-backs and disappointments, as well as successes.

Problem-Solving - An ability to address difficulties and arrive at plausible, practical solutions given conflicting interests of parties involved. This attribute is particularly useful in listing and selling activities.

English Language Comprehension & Proficiency - An essential skill! Salespeople must understand, draft, and explain real estate agreements, listings, and other related forms. Real estate practitioners must ensure that documents are correctly prepared and properly reflect the wishes of the parties.

Computer Knowledge - A basic understanding of computer hardware and software. Computers and other electronic devices are mainstays in today's real estate brokerages.

Negotiating Skills - A fundamental part of any real estate transaction. Salespeople routinely negotiate on behalf of buyers and sellers to arrive at mutually agreeable terms.

Interview Tecniques - A basic understanding of questioning methods. Real estate success often depends on asking the right question at the right time. This skill is particularly valued when helping buyers determine their purchasing needs.

People Skills - An ability to gain trust and respect of buyers and sellers. Rapport comes easily to those who enjoy working with people, geuinely take interest in their well-being, and understand needs and wants.

Self Discipline - The ability to work independently to get the job done. Real estate sales demands self-motivation, disipline, and personal commitment!


If this sounds like you, call our office to start your exciting career change today. Call to talk to Bruce MacDonald or any of our knowledgable Sales Representiatives today at 905-765-4495 or toll free at 1-866-765-4495!!!