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

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

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

Volunteering in Organized Real Estate

Volunteering in Organized Real Estate with Sandra Kirkland and Kim Cloutier. In this Vlog YPN members Sandra and Kim talk about what it’s like to Volunteer with Organized Real Estate and the benefits to your career. Sandra is a licensed real estate Broker with the North Oakville “Oak Park” office as well as a Territory … Continued

What the real estate industry has to do to remain relevant

Peter Butler is one of five winners of OREA’s 2016 YPN Leadership Awards. In this video he talks to Steve Kotan about the value of REALTORS®, what the real estate industry has to do to remain relevant, and the factors that have contributed to his own success.

Mentorships and Succession Planning

When I first started in Real Estate in the 1970’s (yes I know many of you had not yet been born), there was no real support, mentorships or training.  I was told by the others in my office (mostly men and mostly well over 40 years of age) that I did not have a chance … Continued

Everything You Need To Know About Vlogging in 4 Minutes

Vlogging is a great way for REALTORS® to build their network and business. In this how to video, 2016 OREA YPN Committee Member Heather Scott discusses the essentials of a great vlog – tune in if you’re looking for some tips on getting started or taking your vlog to the next level. You can also … Continued

What to expect as a new young professional

So you’ve just got your real estate license, or you’re in the process of obtaining it.  You’ve been studying and haven’t even begun to think about what being a new professional in the business really looks like. What can you expect?  Expect not to know everything (and make sure you know who to call for … Continued

The Generational Realtor®: The Good, Bad, and Not so Ugly?

Whether you’re part of a real estate dynasty, or simply following in your parents’ foot steps and joining the family business, being a part of a multi-generational business has its pros and cons. I recently reached out on Facebook REALTOR® forums to see what some of my multi-generational comrades had to say about their experiences. … Continued