Looking back at a great YPN year

OREA’s Young Professionals Network (YPN) has continued to grow in its second year. This group, aimed at encouraging people new to real estate to become more involved with their profession, has grown to more than 1,100 members in the past year. YPN maintains a strong, active social media presence on Facebook and the OREA blog … Continued

Real Estate and Technology

    There are some who continue to maintain the old ways of real estate brokerage, but the future of a successful business depends on one’s ability to grasp the usefulness of new technology. New technologies have improved the way business is done in the real estate industry, for both consumers and agents. Technology provides … Continued

Emerge and Moving Forward with the Tools and Technology of Tomorrow

A new innovative way of doing business with modern technology is here. During the 2013 OREA Leadership Conference the OREA Young Professional Network (YPN) Tools and Technology Forum was very successful and attended by over 400 people. Many of the attendees surveyed afterwards said they would like more information about tools and technology they could … Continued

Things I wish I had known when I became a REALTOR®

  Starting out as a new REALTOR® is one of the most difficult things I’ve ever endured. It was like being thrown into a pool of water without knowing how to swim. Fear played a big role in the beginning, since I was not sure of the next step to take to get to my … Continued