IN HOUSE

INFLUENCERS

WAYNE KARL
MANAGING EDITOR

Wayne Karl is an award-winning writer and editor with experience in real estate and business. Wayne manages the NextHome editorial staff and freelance team, and otherwise guides content in NextHome’s national network of print publications and associated digital products.

SARA DUCK
INSPIRATION EDITOR

With over a decade of experience in the magazine world, Sara Duck brings her passion for writing and expert eye for what's on trend to our pages.

MARISA BARATTA
EDITOR

Marisa Baratta is a writer, editor and translator whose stories have appeared in magazines, newspapers and online. As the editor of the Vancouver and Edmonton editions of NextHome, Marisa enjoys helping people find their dream home.

MARLENE EISNER
EDITOR

Marlene Eisner is an award-winning journalist with experience at newspapers and magazines in Montreal and Toronto. As an editor on the NextHome team, Marlene focuses on the Renters Guide category across Canada and other NextHome publications.

INDUSTRY INFLUENCERS
LINDA PALFI
A condo specialist realtor with Discover Real Estate. She has overseen many condo projects as the chair of her condo board, and is a member of the professional standards committee of the Calgary Real Estate Board.
BARBARA LAWLOR
President and CEO of Baker Real Estate Inc., and an in-demand columnist and speaker. A member of the Baker team since 1993, Barbara oversees the marketing and sale of condominium developments in Canada and overseas.
BEN MYERS
Senior Vice-President of market research and analysis at Fortress Real Developments. Ben assists in evaluating the market and projects that Fortress engages in.
ALYSSA FURTADO
Founder and CEO of RateHub.ca, a mortgage rate comparison site that aims to empower Canadians to make smart financial decisions.
CAMERON MCNEILL
Executive Director and Partner of MLA Canada. McNeill Lalonde & Associates provides real estate sales and project marketing services to residential property development and construction companies across Canada. MLA Canada offers an unmatched level of expertise in advisory services, market intelligence, project marketing, sales, lease-up, communications, and customer care.
BOB DE WIT
Principal designer of award-winning boutique firm TIDG and regular design expert on City’s Cityline.
CODY BATTERSHILL
Founder of Calgaryism and a top producing realtor at Re/Max House of Real Estate. Born and raised in Calgary, Cody has a passion for helping his clients accomplish their real estate goals and loves to show off the best Calgary has to offer!
MARNIE BENNETT
She's the number one Realtor worldwide for Keller Williams Realty Inc., and is in the top one per cent of North America’s realtors. Marnie is a broker with KWVIP Realty and team leader of Bennett Real Estate Professionals.
KELLEY KEEHN
A financial literacy advocate who has been on a mission to “make Canadians feel good about money.” She is the author of eight published books and is also a speaker, media personality and consumer advocate for the Financial Planning Standards Council. You can learn more about Kelley at KelleyKeehn.com