Why Realtors® should Network?

Today’s blog contribution was written by Vishal Kapoor.  Vishal is a Real Estate Sales Representative in Oakville, ON.   Ask any Realtor® where they get most of their business from and the most common answer will be “Most of my business comes by referral”. And where do referrals come from? Referrals come from people they know and people who … Continued

What clients really want: Attract and retain more clients.

This blog post comes from our YPN contributor of the year Marco Da Silva. This is one of Marco’s posts that was originally published in August of 2016. I’m about to share one of the most valuable skill sets I’ve developed over my 14 years of practicing Real Estate. One that has transformed the way … Continued

How Committee Involvement Can Elevate your Career

    Written by Steve Kotan   With new Committees set to launch at the Ontario Real Estate Association, now is a great time for you to evaluate how volunteering on a Committee can further your career goals. Although it may not be for everyone, there are numerous benefits to participating on a Committee at … Continued

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

We’re all farmers

  By Craig Noftle It doesn’t matter what your preferred choice of lead generation is, it’s all farming in one way or another.  Continued and specific newsletters to your sphere of influence and/or your past clients; using Google Adwords and stealth sites or picking a specific geographical area to focus on, it’s all the same … Continued

Activate Your Personal Hotspot – With Hazem Zienelabdeen

Ever wondered how to provide your client with listing details or information in real time? Learn how to use your Android or iPhone device as a Hotspot in this short and easy video. This YPN Blog contribution is from Hazem Zienelabdeen. Hazem is a licensed REALTOR® at Real Estate in Motion in Mississauga Ontario and … Continued

YPN Award Winner Lindsay Reid Sits Down with Steve Kotan

Lindsay Reid was selected as a winner of the Ontario Real Estate Association’s 2016 YPN Leadership Awards. In this podcast interview, 2016 YPN Chair, Steve Kotan, talks to Lindsay about what’s fuelled her success, the keys to building exceptional client relationships, and how to kickstart your Real Estate career. 

International Buyers

I live and work in Kitchener-Waterloo. In recent years the area has been booming with tech startups and touts itself as the Silicon Valley of the North.  We also have two highly regarded Universities and a large College.  Those factors attract people from all over the world to our community. As a result I find … Continued

OREA YPN Invites you to Submit a Guest Vlog

Vlogging is a powerful tool for REALTORS®. It lets your clients get a more complete picture of who you are, it helps you build your online network, it enhances your reputation as a go-to-source of information in the industry, and it leads to higher search engine traffic, search engine rankings, and conversion rates. OREA’s YPN … Continued