The Real Estate Roller Coaster

This YPN blog contribution comes from Ashley Sauve. Ashley is a Broker with Keystone Real Estate, Sudbury   You’re high on life, the world is at your fingertips.  You are scheduling board meetings, networking opportunities and coffee dates with your favorite clients. Offers are coming in, listings are popping up, four missed calls, home inspections, … Continued

Become the Neighbourhood Expert

This guest blog contribution comes from Lauren Catlin. Lauren is a Realtor® with Royal LePage State Realty, Brokerage in Hamilton, ON   As a new salesperson, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by all there is to learn. Real estate is more than just buying and selling houses. Our clients will also look to us to … Continued

7 Tips for New REALTORS®

This blog post contribution is courtesy of Tanya Evoy. Tanya is a Broker with Re/Max Affiliates Realty in Carleton Place, Ontario.   Real estate seems like the perfect job. To me it is but I can tell you it has not always been that way. I wish I had more information when I started or at … Continued

Real Gold or Fools Gold?

Years ago, Realtors® found new listings for their prospective buyers by gathering at their local association and talking to each other about what homes they had for sale, offering incentive to other Realtors to bring their buyers. Then, organization came, and Realtors with buyers found themselves searching the Photo Co-Op System. Essentially, it was a … Continued

When life gives you lemons, how do you make lemonade?

We’ve all heard the saying “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade”.  But in a busy profession like real estate, especially in today’s red hot market, REALTORS® don’t have time for the “lemons” of life. So what do you do if you are served a lemon? Maybe this “lemon” was a sign that you need … Continued

10 Apps to Assist Realtors® with their day-to-day business

Zapier Before we give you all these apps, we need to provide you with the glue for them.  Once you decide to go crazy downloading apps that will help you with your day-to-day activities, it will be much easier to have all of them working tandemly.  Zapier will connect all your apps and automate your … Continued

Get Plugged in to the Real Estate Industry through OREA’s YPN

As the newest Chair of OREA’s YPN Committee, I’m thrilled to share how we’ve been working to help REALTORS® and to introduce our 2017-18 Committee members. Last year was a productive one for your provincial YPN Committee. We created new resources for OREA members, including a vlogging toolkit, and a series of videos highlighting tips … Continued

OREA’s 2016 YPN Blog “Contributor of the Year”

Marco Da Silva heads Asima Realty Limited in Mississauga, Ontario, and is OREA’s 2016 YPN Blog “Contributor of the Year”. In the following interview, he discusses how he has made blogging part of his successful business strategy.   1. Marco your blog post generated such incredible buzz on social media last year. What is the secret … Continued