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 5% commission of the sale price of their home that you may pay to a full service real estate company for
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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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Starting the New Year With a Bang

Starting the Year with a Bang Royal LePage Team Realty 2019 Kick Off Event with Phil Soper and Richard Robbins On January 17th, Royal LePage Team Realty came together for our annual Kick Off Event. It is a chance for Team Realty Realtors, Managers, and Administrators to come together, network, and be motivated for the year ahead. It was a packed house at the Nepean Sportsplex and we were honoured to have Phil Soper, President and CEO of Royal LePage, and Richard Robbins on hand to give presentations. The event was also live-streamed to thousands of Royal LePage agents across
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Find Your Tribe to Succeed in 2019

Find Your Tribe to Succeed in 2019 There is an old saying that goes “You can’t soar with the eagles when you hang around with a bunch of turkeys”, and this is something to consider as we begin a new year. As a Realtor, it is important to surround yourself and spend time with people that will help you achieve your goals. By associating yourself with like minded people who are going in the direction that you would like to go, you are far more likely to find success. Why Surrounding Yourself with the Right People is So Important If
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Royal LePage Team Realty Success Panel

Royal LePage Team Realty Success Panel 2018 On November 22nd, Royal LePage Team Realty came together for our annual Success Panel. The over 100 people in attendance were able to hear from 7 amazing and diverse Realtors who have had outstanding success in the past year. Panel members faced questions from both the moderator, Wayne Throop, as well as Realtors in the audience. It was a great afternoon of information sharing and learning for all who attended. A few common themes emerged from the many topics that were covered: models for growth and achieving work/life balance, digital marketing, new opportunities,
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Make Connections this Holiday Season

Make Connections this Holiday Season As the holidays approach, it is important to remember that this is a great time of year to reach out to your contacts and let them know how much you value their relationship. It is a season that is filled with kindness and many opportunities are available; no matter your budget, there are plenty of great, cost effective ways to reach out to your clients, leads and contacts. Take a moment to spread some cheer this season and you may just see the rewards in the new year! Set a Budget Before you even start
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Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail

Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail As the new year approaches it is time to take stock of what we accomplished this year and start planning for the next year. While it may seem like a daunting task, now is a great time to start your business plan. Most Realtors don’t take the time to do a written business plan each year but now is the time to start running your business like a real business; take some time this fall to set some goals and you will be amazed with the outcome. Realtors who have detailed and very
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Giving Back after the Ottawa Tornado

Giving Back after the Ottawa Tornado On Friday, September 25th, 2018 parts of our community were devastated by the 6 tornadoes that rolled through the Ottawa-Gatineau region. The neighbourhoods of Dunrobin and Craig Henry/Arlington Woods were hit especially hard and as a community, we continue to rally together to support those who need it most. On Wednesday, October 3rd, members of the Royal LePage Team Realty family came together for the Annual Fall Classic Golf Tournament in support of The Dunrobin Tornado Victims & Relief Fund. It was a great success and an incredible day; all in all, $12,500 was
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No Luck with Open Houses? – Maybe It’s You?

No Luck with Open Houses? – Maybe It’s You? Open houses are one of those things that some Realtors dread and others can’t wait to seize the opportunity. Gone are the days when open houses were always busy because they were the best way for people to actually see a property. With the advent of virtual tours, aerial videos and extensive professional photography, some buyers are choosing to do much of their home searching online. That being said, open houses when done properly can still provide you with an amazing opportunity to meet new people and hopefully make some great
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