Skillfully Handle Offer Situations by Joining OREA Webinar

OREA’s May Standard Forms Webinar deals with the timely topic of Mastering Offer Situations. The offer process can quickly become complicated and thereafter difficult to navigate, regardless of whether you’re acting on behalf of the seller or the buyer. This is especially true in multiple offer situations, where the unpredictability of the process makes it … 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

Get to know new OREA president

            The new president of the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA), Ettore Cardarelli of Mississauga, was officially installed at the OREA annual conference in Toronto recently. The theme of the conference was “seeding success”, and Cardarelli is an avid gardener. Below is a condensed version of the speech he delivered … 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

OREA TO RECO: Continuing Education Program a Major Step Backwards

“An Open Letter from OREA President Ray Ferris and CEO Tim Hudak to Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) concerning the quality and standards of the Continuing Education (CE) Program.”   February 17, 2017 Mike Cusano, Chair Kate Murray, CEO Real Estate Council of Ontario West Tower, 3300 Bloor St W #1200, Etobicoke, ON M8X … Continued

Save the date for OREA annual conference and Governance Day

The Ontario Real Estate Association’s Annual Assembly Meeting and REALTORS Care® Foundation Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 1 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel in downtown Toronto. This year, for the first time, OREA has also organized a Governance Day to help shape the future of the association. Governance Day will take … Continued

Supporting a Family on a Single Real Estate Income

With the proper planning, being a sole income earner is not only attainable but may be the perfect solution for your family. In this video, OREA YPN Committee Member Sandra Kirkland provides several tips based in personal experience for making this option work for you and your family.

Why I Recommend REALTORS® Apply for an OREA YPN Leadership Award

  Written by Peter Butler The YPN Leadership Awards recognize and promote leadership in organized real estate and our community. There is value in spotlighting the people that embody true leadership in their profession and in their local community groups. Doing so promotes and encourages others to seek leadership opportunities and to improve their skills. … Continued