Synergy and Solutions in Real Property Management

The latest episode of The Everyday Millionaire Podcast is now online!

“I love helping people get into business. I love for them to see this opportunity and be able to come in and make a business out of it, realizing they’re in business for themselves, but with a franchise never by themselves, so I can help support you along the way.” – Carla Browne

Special Guest: Carla Browne

Carla started her work life journey in the real estate industry in 1993 with CENTURY 21 Dome and has literally done every job role within the company! This has been a huge advantage as she is a resource for not only her own brokerage but others around the country within the CENTURY 21 system.

 In 2005, Carla became the Provincial Broker for all 6 offices within Regina, Saskatoon, Moose Jaw, and Prince Albert. In 2011, she along with 4 others invested in the Regina CENTURY 21 brokerage. She closely worked with and assisted the new ownership in Saskatoon with their transition and continued for many years after to work on projects alongside of them to strengthen the CENTURY 21 brand in both cities.

Carla ventured into the property management franchise of Real Property Management in 2013 and currently brokers the office of Real Property Management Professionals in Saskatoon. In 2019 she started working with the RPM Central offices as Managing Broker. Later that year she became the Operations Manager of Real Property Management Limited Partnership. This has allowed her to see numerous growth opportunities for the offices and the RPM Brand across Canada. In October 2021 Carla was promoted to President of Real Property Management Canada and leads the national brand across Canada.

Carla’s passion for the professionalism of the real estate and property management Industry along with seeing others alongside her excel are her main drivers. The support of her family and the unmatched team of professionals she works within her office is the “secret” to her company’s success. Teamwork, support, taking risks, always being ethical, and most importantly caring about others are the qualities she feels are important as a leader. Carla is dedicated to the industry and the community she lives and works in. She is a past board member with the Saskatchewan Landlord Association and holds the Past Chair with the Board of Directors of the Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce.

In 2016 Carla was recognized for shaping the future of Real Estate as one of Canada’s Top 100 Elite Women in Real Estate. In the fall of 2016, she was honored to receive the inaugural CENTURY 21 Canada Brand Leadership Award in recognition of outstanding Leadership and Brand Loyalty. Her most recent honor was being awarded Franchisee of the Year with RPM in 2018.                                                                                                                                                                

In this episode, Carla talks about her journey from bookkeeping for CENTURY 21 to owning her own brokerage (and everything in between), then starting a new franchise in property management to now leading the national brand across Canada. Carla illustrates how hiring a good property manager is a cost savings that adds value and benefit for investors. Carla and Patrick engage in meaningful conversation about leadership and mindset, issues of housing industry and politics, the optimism Carla feels to be part of the solution, plus the exciting (okay sometimes frightening) role AI does and will play in the property management space.

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