5 Work life balance tips for REALTORS®

YPN Committee member and Century 21 First Canadian REALTOR® Raeanne Muir from London, Ontario takes us through 5 tips she uses to help her balance her real estate career and her down time.  

New Rent Control Rules REALTORS® Need to Know

In April 2017, the Government of Ontario announced Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan, comprised of 16 new housing measures. As part of the Housing Plan, many of the measures focused on the rental-housing market and introduced Bill 124, the Rental Fairness Act, 2017. Ontario recently announced new rules pertaining to evictions. Effective, September 1st, 2017, when … Continued

OREA ADDS NEW POLICY EXPERTISE

The Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) today announced that Larissa Smit has joined OREA’s growing Government Relations team. “OREA is looking to strengthen our REALTOR® voice at Queen’s Park by enhancing the Association’s real estate and housing research capabilities. Larissa’s wealth of knowledge and experience will help OREA promote the Canadian dream of home ownership,” … Continued

How to SUPER-charge your buyers’ offer

Today’s blog contribution was written by Ayn MacDonald, ABR®, SRES®. Ayn is a Real Estate Salesperson in Ottawa.   In a sellers market, working hard for buyer clients has become instrumental in the success of your offer (over the competitors). There are many OTHER ways to ‘super-charge’ your buyers’ offer without increasing the purchase price. I’ve been … Continued

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

Why REALTORS® should Network?

Ask any Realtor where they get most of their business from and the most common answer will be “from referrals”. So, where do referrals comes from? Referrals come from people you know and people who know you. Friends and family Past clients Referral-based business alliances How do you get to know people other than your … 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