Checking out the new CREA ad

A great ad can make you stop and watch. It can leave you thinking or just laughing along.  Either way if people are talking about it you know it’s hit some kind of nerve. The new CREA ad for 2014 has done definitely that. Launched last week to positive reactions across Canada and as far … Continued

Using Social Media to Get Your Message Out

It can be a real struggle to get important messages out to the people we target. At times it feels like yelling into the wind. I know that social media is an important element of any communication plan, yet our social media efforts at the OREA Centre for Leadership Development have been lukewarm at best. … Continued

Emerge and Moving Forward with the Tools and Technology of Tomorrow

A new innovative way of doing business with modern technology is here. During the 2013 OREA Leadership Conference the OREA Young Professional Network (YPN) Tools and Technology Forum was very successful and attended by over 400 people. Many of the attendees surveyed afterwards said they would like more information about tools and technology they could … Continued

Joining the Conversation at PAC 2013

OREA will welcome REALTORS® and delegates from across the province to Toronto November 26-28 for the annual Political Affairs Conference (PAC). Whether you will be attending the event in person, or following the conversation through social media, the agenda is packed with great panels and speakers sure to inform. You can join the conversation during … Continued

Emerge Conferences off and running

The first of the new OREA Emerge conferences took place September 17 in Orillia, at Casino Rama, with more than 150 people in attendance. A diverse group of speakers brought a wide selection of topics that  were relevant to those new to the industry  as well as those already established in real estate. From “Communicating … Continued

Introducing the “we do the homework” campaign

We asked and you’ve spoken. You wanted an advertising campaign that would help consumers understand the value of REALTORS® and the high standards of professionalism that being a member of OREA brings. Launched two weeks ago, the new we do the homework™ campaign includes a microsite at wedothehomework.ca that gives consumers quick and easy to … Continued

Emerge, Moving You Forward with the Tools for Tomorrow

  During OREA’s annual Leadership Conference in March 2013, OREA’s Young Professionals Network hosted a Tools and Technology forum. Over 400 people attended the event and the positive response combined with ongoing requests from OREA members for more instruction on the best methods of using technology to create a new event. So, Emerge – Moving … Continued

Curation Monday – July 29, 2013

Tech-based news bites from across the web Pinterest isn’t mentioned in the news nearly as often as other social platforms, but it is growing, and growing quickly. It has more active users than most of the other popular social media platforms. This article lists some facts that will make you care about Pinterest. Via @RWW … 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