OREA Real Estate College

Play It Safe

0 Comments 18 May 2016

What changes would you make to the text for an advertisement, shown below, so it complies with the REBBA 2002 Code of Ethics? 222 Terrace View Lane, Stoneyville Take a look at the view! Asking $600,000 Contact John at XYZ Real Estate Ltd. Tel.: 905-555-1234 / Email: john@genericemail.ca First, the name of the registrant must […]

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Leadership

The Grey Zone

0 Comments 16 May 2016

Executive Officers (EOs) of associations have one of the toughest, challenging yet rewarding jobs there is. They get to run an organization like an entrepreneur, interact with all sorts of people and get exposed to issues of local, provincial and national scope. If you don’t like boredom, being an EO is a dream job.  But […]

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Government Relations, Top Trends, Uncategorized

OREA Welcomes our new government relations intern: Clare Buckley

0 Comments 12 May 2016

OREA is pleased to welcome Clare Buckley for the next four months as a Government Relations Intern. Clare is in her final year at the University of Waterloo studying Political Science and Business. Clare previously interned at Queen’s Park for eight months where she worked for the Government Caucus Office and the Office of the […]

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OREA Real Estate College

Featured Alumnus: Shalini Bahadur

0 Comments 11 May 2016

Buying a house continues to be one of the largest purchases people will make in their lifetimes. But, buying the right home is not always easy; it’s emotional and time-consuming. This is where REALTORS®, such as Shalini Bahadur, play a role. Shalini is an independent contractor with Royal LePage Terrequity Realty Brokerage, Toronto. Her three […]

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Real Estate News

Celebrate home ownership on National Real Estate Day

0 Comments 10 May 2016

Tuesday, May 17 is National Real Estate Day. This is a day for all Canadians to celebrate the benefits of home ownership. Home ownership offers many benefits to families and communities. If you are looking for a way to build a solid financial future, owning a home is a great approach that also provides shelter. […]

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Real Estate News

New OREA Tutorial Assists with Form #109

0 Comments 10 May 2016

OREA has released a new four-minute tutorial to introduce members to Form #109, “Offer Presentation – Acknowledgement”.  Form #109 was created to assist Realtors in confirming that an unsuccessful offer was presented. It can be used for offers for purchase and sale, as well as offers for leases or rentals.  Members who value hands-on, step-by-step […]

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Real Estate News, Tech

5 tips for sending effective emails

0 Comments 09 May 2016

Do you have a mailing list of past, current and potential clients? Here are five tips for making the most of each email opportunity. Keep it short Research shows the average email recipient will spend 15-20 seconds on your email. There’s no point writing yards of content. Keep it short and sweet. Be consistent Send […]

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Real Estate News

Advocacy Campaign Wins Prestigious Award

0 Comments 06 May 2016

An advocacy campaign organized by the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) to stop the spread of the municipal land transfer tax beyond Toronto has won a prestigious public relations award. The campaign, “Say No to Another Home Owner Tax: Don’t Tax My Dream” has won a gold ACE Award from the Toronto chapter of the […]

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Commercial Real Estate – It’s Complex

0 Comments 04 May 2016

If you thought selling a home was a complex process, try selling a business. It’s a minefield of challenges that a commercial REALTOR® is well-situated to navigate. Following are three main reasons why you should use commercial Realtors when buying or selling your business. 1.  Marketing Ability Private sellers do not have the same marketing […]

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Real Estate News

Challenging clients: How to cope without losing your cool

0 Comments 03 May 2016

Success in real estate depends on establishing relationships with people of all sorts. Deals proceed smoothly when REALTORS® and their clients are working towards a common goal, but occasionally the road gets bumpy. The Edge newsletter spoke with three Ontario Realtors to get an understanding of how they handle challenging clients. When it comes to clients, […]

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