Posts by Sarah Lachance

Looking Forward to 2020

The year and decade are quickly burning out and coming to an end, and with 2020 around the corner and resolutions in the air, many people are looking forward to new beginnings. With a new year ahead, there is no better time than now to focus and work towards bigger and better achievements in your business. While success is the obvious end game, you can’t just hop, skip, and jump over the finish line without dedicating time and effort to put your best foot forward and conquer. No matter your experience, constant evaluation, planning, and goal setting to improve your
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No Business Plan… No Success

Whether it is your first year in real estate or you have a few years under your belt, where are you going with your business? How do you maintain the level of business or better yet grow and increase the amount of business that you did last year? How do you do that? The drafting of a comprehensive written Business Plan should be your top priority. It is a vital first step to becoming a very successful agent.
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Why is Training so Important?

Have you ever wondered why teachers get so many professional development days? It’s not so that they can have more days off; the education profession values the importance of ongoing learning and teachers spend these days learning to be better
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Selling Luxury Property: The Value of Carriage Trade

Listing a luxury property may seem like a daunting task and it certainly comes with its own unique challenges but at Royal LePage Team Realty we offer proven strategies, branding, and marketing under the Carriage Trade to ensure that you are supported through the process and given what you need to get that property SOLD! Carriage Trade is an exclusive real estate service that Royal LePage offers to market distinguished homes in Canada to discerning buyers from around the world; here’s how it works! What Properties Qualify? To determine if your property qualifies, the process is simple: it ultimately comes
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Our Virtual Office is Here!

Our Virtual Office is Here! At Royal LePage Team Realty, we are committed to being an innovative, industry leader in the ever evolving Real Estate business.  With the every growing technology and tools in the real estate industry now at our (and the public’s) fingertips we know that most buyers and sellers searches start online.  We are excited to officially introduce our new Virtual Office Website www.findottawarealestate.ca!  As the first major brokerage in Ottawa to offer our preferred clients access to sold data, not only will this website add value for buyers and sellers to research communities and home values,
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100 Years of Innovation!

100 Years of Innovation! Royal LePage Team Realty is proud to be a part of Canada’s Real Estate Company. Royal LePage is a name that Canadians have known and counted on for all their real estate needs for over one hundred years. Let’s take a look at our history and how we became who we are today! 1910’s A.E. LePage established his real estate company on July 2, 1913 and named it “A.E. LePage – The Bungalow Specialist” and in 1918 the A.E. LePage company entered the home construction business, building hundreds of homes in the west end and north
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The Importance of Networking

The Importance of Networking See You on the Green Networking and surrounding yourself with the right people is the key to success in any business and real estate is no exception. In the summer months, take that networking outdoors and enjoy the beautiful weather. Golf is a great way to connect with people and at Royal LePage Team Realty, there are many opportunities to get out on the green all summer long! Why Golf? Golf is a great social game and its slow pace allows for conversation. Most golf tournaments are as much of a social event as a game
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FSBO – How to Educate Sellers

FSBO – How to Educate Sellers More and more people are considering selling their homes themselves these days in a bid to “save commission” and as a real estate agent, you may be faced with potential clients asking you why they should work with you. The fact of the matter is that selling a home themselves may actually end up costing them. Read on to find out why. What are They Really Saving? Let’s use, as an example, a 4% or 5% commission of the sale price of their home that they may pay to a full service real estate company for their services. When a
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Need Help with Your Business?

Need Help with Your Business? Are you finding the workload of the spring market overwhelming or having trouble keeping with your social media accounts but aren’t ready to hire an assistant? This is a common problem faced by Realtors® every day and Royal LePage Team Realty is proud to offer a solution to our team. Through our partnership with Virtual Roots, our Realtors® have access to paid a la carte services to help them grow their businesses. By giving you time to focus on what you do best (SELLING!), Virtual Roots can support you to ensure that everything else is
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Spring Training is in Full Force

Spring Training is in Full Force The spring market is rapidly approaching and Royal LePage Team Realty Realtors® will be ready. With a full schedule of trainings available, we believe in professional development and our team is always learning. Whether you are a new agent just starting out or an experienced agent looking for a refresher or new information, there is something for everyone! Training for the Day to Day Let’s face it, there are a lot of things to learn as a Realtor® when it comes to the day to day operations of your business. Whether it’s inputting a
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