REALTOR® value advertising campaign continues

The advertising campaign aimed at promoting REALTOR® value will continue until the end of 2018, following a vote on a special levy that passed at the annual general meeting of the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) on March 11. A majority of voting delegates at the meeting voted in favour of the motion to extend … Continued

Marketing to millennials the focus of upcoming OREA event

  If you want to attract more millennials as clients, don’t miss this upcoming event organized by the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA). On Thursday, March 12, millennials will be the focus of REGeneration: Preparing for Tomorrow’s Clients. Exciting speakers at this Toronto event will examine the retail habits of people in their teens and … Continued

Safety first should be motto for REALTORS®

With unsettling news stories about REALTORS® who have been attacked while on the job, understanding how to stay safe is increasingly important. Three REALTORS® share their experiences and talk about safety. They all stress the importance of taking precautions to ensure that you feel comfortable when showing properties. Uneasy Feelings Joanne Morrison has worked as … Continued

More than just a roof: CMHC

Your home is more than just a dwelling that protects you from the elements. Your home is also a financial nest egg and an asset, according to Ted Tsiakopoulos, regional economist for the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and one of the speakers at the recent 2014 CMHC Toronto Housing Outlook Conference called “What … Continued

Music and jamming support a good cause

Brokers and salespeople got into the groove with music, dancing and jamming at the Jam with a Past President event held in conjunction with the Political Affairs Conference (PAC) earlier this week. The Jam with a Past President was a highlight of the annual conference organized by the Ontario Real Estate Association. This year’s PAC … Continued

Technology events organized across the province

  Keep your technology skills sharp by attending one or more in a series of events offered in the coming months. OREA’s popular Emerge: Moving You Forward with the Tools for Tomorrow will return this summer to help develop skills and knowledge on emerging tools and technologies and how they work within the real estate … Continued

Customer Service Centre lends a helping hand

If you’ve ever had a question about courses you need or the continuing education you wish to pursue in real estate, the Customer Service Centre at the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) is there to respond. Providing excellent customer service to all members and students is the goal of the centre, no matter what the … Continued

Key systems to grow your business

Building relationships that lead to success in real estate is a longer-term effort than many in the business realize, according to Toronto REALTORS® Thomas and Sally Cook. They were among the presenters at the October 23 event in Toronto titled Emerge: Moving You Forward with the Tools for Tomorrow, organized as part of a series … Continued

Take part in new technology events across Ontario

If you want to stay on the cutting edge of technology in real estate, come to one or more in a series of events offered this fall by the Ontario Real Estate Association. Emerge: Moving You Forward with the Tools for Tomorrow will feature topics designed to develop your skills and knowledge on emerging tools … Continued

Gear up for the Motorcycle Ride for Charity

Spring has sprung, and that means motorcycle riders are polishing their bikes to take advantage of riding season. Once again, the Motorcycle Ride for Charity, organized by the REALTORS Care Foundation, will be taking place to raise money for homeless shelters and charities across the province. This year’s ride takes place on Wednesday, July 10 … Continued