Gain Exposure with Vlogging

Today’s blog post is courtesy of Vishal Kapoor. Vishal is a sales representative with Century 21 Miller Real Estate in Oakville, ON. It’s easy to create a video blog (or vlog)!  A vlog is a collection of videos posted online (i.e. using Word Press) and it’s a great way to reach out to a variety of audiences. … Continued

Ontario Government Announces New Standard Lease Agreement

Last week, the Ontario Government released a new standardized lease agreement for private residential leases which includes; single and semi-detached houses, apartment buildings, rented condos and secondary units. As of April 30th, 2018, all leases used by a landlord must be the new standardized lease. For any lease that is signed after this date that … Continued

Meet OREA REALiTY’s 2018 Ambassadors

OREA is pleased to announce its team of REALiTY 2018 Ambassadors, led by Andrew Fogliato, founder of Just Sell Homes. REALiTY Ambassadors are volunteer leaders who connect the real estate community through their involvement in the industry and strong online presence. They have been selected to promote, share information and create engagement around OREA’s first … Continued

ONTARIANS MORE LIKELY TO VOTE FOR A POLITICAL PARTY THAT PROMISES AFFORDABLE HOME OWNERSHIP

Ontario political parties take note: with just five months before the next provincial election, home owners and aspiring home owners are looking for a political party committed to making affordable home ownership a priority. New research from Nanos Research commissioned by the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) shows that a majority of Ontario home owners … Continued

Bill 166, Strengthening Protection for Ontario Consumers Act, 2017 – Q&A

Yesterday, Bill 166, Strengthening Protection for Ontario Consumers Act, 2017, passed third reading and received Royal Assent. To help Ontario’s REALTORS® better understand the legislation, OREA has drafted some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). If you have any other questions about the REBBA Review and the next steps, please contact the Government Relations team at REBBAReform@orea.com. … Continued

Holiday Gift Giving

Do you think you know what REALTORS® should be doing for their clients during the holiday season?  Watch Meg Lyttle’s video below, you might be surprised at what you hear.  You will also get a better idea of what you should and should not be giving.   

SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN – Volunteer Now!

The real estate industry is changing. At OREA, that means we’re doubling down on our advocacy and member services to keep Ontario REALTORS® ahead of the curve. Come be part of a team that’s leading the way on issues that matter to you and Ontario home owners. APPLY NOW   OREA’S 2018 Board of Directors The following … Continued

Call for Candidates – Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA)

Call for Candidates – Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) Interested in running for a position on OREA’s 2018 Board of Directors? The following positions are up for election: three Provincial Directors (made up of one each from the Southern, Northeastern and Central Ontario Areas), and two Directors-at-Large. Submit your candidacy forms to OREA’s Chief Executive … Continued