Can a Real Estate Office Go Without Technology for One Month?

These days, technology is present everywhere you go. We, as Realtors®, are continually on the phone. Whether we are sending or replying to text messages, emailing contracts, or setting up appointments, we are always connected. Or are we? One real estate office in Kelowna, Vantage West Realty, turned off their smartphones and computers for an entire month. The plan was to raise money for the Kelowna Gospel Mission so a roof could be put on a women’s shelter. You can read more about their story by following the link below:

Office Shuts off Smartphones, Computers | REM | Real Estate Magazine

A valuable lesson that I took from this is that in this age of constant technology we all need to sometimes take a step back and focus on more face-to-face contact. With all of the instant text messaging and emails we can easily lose sight of the importance of human interaction!

Until next time,


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Roberta Widdifield

Roberta Widdifield

CENTURY 21 Grande Prairie Realty Inc.
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