5 Reasons Why You Should Attend REALiTY 2020

OREA’s upcoming Conference, REALiTY 2020, boldly confronts the big issues impacting real estate today and previews what is coming down the road. This three-day Conference is a can’t-miss opportunity for learning about new technologies, real estate tools and businesses from dynamic speakers you haven’t seen at other Canadian conferences. Here are five reasons why you … Continued

5 reasons why you should attend #OREAEmerge 2018

The newly branded OREA EMERGE is back for the sixth year and it is coming to Lakelands on September 26, 2018. EMERGE is a full-day conference that dives deep into the relationship between real estate and technology, with innovative speakers and an all new technology panel sharing valuable information for your growing business.   Here … Continued

Why You Should Work With a Commercial REALTOR®

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 … Continued

10 Reasons Why You Should Work With a REALTOR®

What better way to start the new year than with a top 10 list? Following are 10 reasons why house hunting (buying and/or selling) is better with a REALTOR®: Realtors are experts in the field, having completed an extensive course of study. Realtors are governed by the Real Estate Council of Ontario, and must adhere to … Continued

Is the Open House still Effective?

            To answer this question: YES! I come from London where open houses are quite popular with local Realtors. This is a very busy market and serving our clients is always our number one concern. Given how quickly properties are moving it is even more important to ensure that your … Continued

Top 10 Reasons to Hire a REALTOR®

In case your clients/customers need reminding… here are the 10 top reasons for home sellers to hire a REALTOR®: 1.  Realtors are experts in the field, having completed an extensive course of study. 2.  Realtors are governed by the Real Estate Council of Ontario, and must adhere to provincial laws, which include a Code of … Continued

Top 10 Reasons to Hire a REALTOR®

The following statement is worth repeating – when selling your home, it is best to hire a REALTOR®. Selling your own home is complex and time-consuming. It can also be emotional. Hire a REALTOR® and secure the following advantages: 1.  REALTORS® can determine what a property is worth because they have access to the MLS® System and … Continued

Six Reasons to Choose Real Estate as a Career

As September slouches toward us and students ready themselves to return to school, have you considered your own career options? More importantly, have you considered real estate?  Following are six reasons why you should choose real estate if you are thinking of a career change: 1.  No waiting required – part 1. You may apply … Continued

Why Use A Commercial REALTOR®?

If you thought selling a home was a complex process, try selling a business. Still, some commercial owners attempt to sell their own properties because they think they can do it themselves and save on commission. The fact is, the complexities of a commercial real estate transaction are even greater than those of residential real … Continued

Getting Ready for the Open House

It’s a sunny and mild Sunday afternoon and you would much rather be addressing a ball on the green than holding an open house for your clients. Yet, holding an open house has many benefits and success will depend on the preparedness of you and your clients. Following are a few tips on the ‘why’ … Continued