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Jan 6, 2022

Jason Stephen (BA'98) graduated from UNB Saint John with a degree in history and political science and is now a realtor and real estate expert.  Jason has been involved in organized real estate for more than 20 years and just recently concluded his time as President of the Canadian Real Estate Association. He talks about the hot real estate market and trends, as well as coping with the ups and downs in entrepreneurship.

In this episode: 

  • How attending a small university had a lot to offer and encouraged Jason’s community involvement, spirit, and sense of belonging. 
  • Serving as the president of the Canadian Real Estate Association and how he has developed a deep involvement with the community through volunteer work  
  • Jason’s insights into the current hot real estate market in Canada and its volatility 
  • How there has been population growth in Saint John and how the hybrid system of the world due to the pandemic may have been a contributor.  
  • Why Jason feels giving back to the community is important to help others along the way 
  • Jason’s career advice for planning, having a road map to achieve work goals and networking with others to help close a deal 

Links and resources: 

Jason Stephen real estate:  

UNB Saint John Faculty of Arts:  

Thanks to: 

Our alumni host, Emily Barner  

Music by alumni artist, Beats of Burden 

Our alumni Affinity Partners, TD Insurance, Manulife, and MBNA Mastercard 

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