Innovate. Differentiate. Accelerate. at this year’s Emerge Conferences. This full-day, jam-packed event will give you the tools to stand out as a REALTOR®. The 2017 Emerge Conference will be offered at six locations across Ontario! OREA recognizes that as a REALTOR®, you must evolve and adapt while working in real estate. Emerge 2017 will help … Continued

Business Savvy Branding Prerequisites – Courtesy of OREA Emerge

In a competitive marketplace, your personal brand is one of your most valuable assets. There can be a lot more to branding than meets the eye. From technology, to systems, to strategy, your personal brand is a lot more than simply your franchise or your logo. OREA’s 2016 Emerge Conference featured a series of presentations … Continued

Fire Up Your Brand With Debra Trappen

Late last year, I embarked on a journey never to be forgotten. Luigi Favaro introduced himself to me at a local real estate event and asked if I would be interested in joining a six city tour the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) hosts annually. It sounded intriguing, so we continued the conversation.  Around the … Continued

Top Five Roadblocks to Going Paperless with John-Ross Parks

  It was an absolute pleasure being invited back for the 2015 EMERGE tour. This year I felt that it was very important to impart the benefits of the paperless life as a full time Realtor. Less about apps and more about personal struggles and benefits. It’s important for Realtors to know that even though … Continued

Systemizing Your Real Estate Business with Kelley Skar

I really enjoyed being part of the Ontario Real Estate Association’s 2015 EMERGE Tour. As a real estate professional who’s grown several businesses, I’ve learned that technology and systems are what make the difference between a good business and an exceptional one. Fortunately, there are many low cost technologies, such as Basecamp, Repree and Bomb-bomb, … Continued

Venues announced for fall technology series

Locations have now been confirmed for technology and business strategy events for real estate professionals this fall. You can keep up to date with emerging technology and market trends in real estate by coming to one or more events in a series offered across Ontario. The Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) is reprising its popular … Continued

Consumers and Industry Professionals Help Realtors Enhance their Business

  The Emerge Conference is back with an information-packed, results-focused agenda. This year Emerge is stopping in Kingston, Oakville, Barrie, Windsor and Niagara first stop will be Sault Ste Marie on September 22, 2016 The theme of this year’s conference is “Unlock your Business Potential with a Customer-Centric Strategy”. Emerge 2016 will help REALTORS® understand … Continued

Why You Should Attend OREA Emerge 2016

  Marianne Bournes Ottawa REALTOR Never think that Emerge is the same throughout the province!  David and I found out this year when we attended both the Emerge in Ottawa and the Emerge in Peterborough that the questions and dialogues between presenters and Realtors vary depending on the needs of the trading area.  That was … Continued