OREA’s YPN helps you stay informed, grow your network, and sharpen your professional and leadership skills.
You can get involved in the following ways:
YPN on Facebook
Hey you! Yeah, you!
Are you new to the real estate profession?
Are you thinking about the next steps in your career and looking for some direction?
Are you looking for like-minded individuals to connect with and learn from?
Whether you are a new REALTOR® or an experienced REALTOR® looking to share your wisdom, whether you are wondering about your next steps in real estate or have it all planned out, or if you’re just looking to be part of a supportive community of REALTORS®, then the YPN is for you!
How can you get involved?
Our YPN Facebook group is home to over 2600 REALTORS® who are always looking to connect with people like you. Join the YPN Facebook group to get exclusive access to opportunities like:
- Virtual webinars about topics like new technology, marketing best practices, navigating the profession, and more
- A community of like-minded YPNers across the province to network with
- YPN Boost; a yearly event for REALTORS® to network and celebrate the YPN award winners
- One-on-one discussions with members of organized real estate, sharing tips on how you can get involved and elevate your career
- And much more!
The goal of YPN is to empower the next generation of REALTORS®. We are the future of real estate. Don’t miss your chance to be at the forefront of innovation in the industry. Embrace the future and join YPN today.
YPN Leadership Awards
Each year, OREA recognizes three individuals who have demonstrated outstanding contributions and commitment to their profession, their community, and their own development.
These individuals are awarded the YPN Leadership Award, which is presented at the YPN Awards ceremony (March 2021).
What does it take to be a YPN Leadership Award recipient?
Candidates must be an OREA member in good standing with their local real estate board/association, with the Ontario Real Estate Association, with the Canadian Real Estate Association, with the OREA Young Professionals Network, and with the Real Estate Council of Ontario.
Candidates must demonstrate their:
- Involvement in organized real estate
- Ongoing professional development
- Community or charity involvement
Candidates must be 40 years of age or under.
Candidates cannot be a member of the OREA YPN Awards Selection Panel.
Please check back in December 2021 to find out how to apply for the 2022 YPN Leadership Awards. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The YPN Leadership Awards are traditionally awarded at YPN’s BOOST social event, but this year we celebrated them virtually on Facebook and Instagram live. Watch the awards show here to see the winners share their insights on community involvement, volunteering for their local associations, professional development, and how they rise to the challenges of being a woman in real estate.
In our video interviews, the winners provide insight and advice about how you can establish yourself as an industry leader. Winning an award is a great way to strengthen your CV while enhancing your industry credibility.
Past OREA YPN Leadership Award winners:
YPN Master Series
The YPN virtual Master Series sessions offer Members the chance to hear from industry experts and peers about topics important to REALTORS®. These interactive webinars give Members the opportunity to learn about industry trends and get practical business tips, while networking with other real estate professionals.
And if you missed any of our past Master Series sessions, you can find links to them below:
If you have any questions about YPN or the YPN Master Series, please email email@example.com.
The OREA YPN Committee is for forward thinking REALTORS® who want to strengthen the real estate profession and promote its value to Realtors and the public.
Volunteering on the committee can lead to:
- New professional and business relationships
- Greater knowledge of issues impacting the real estate profession
- On-the-job skills such as conflict resolution, group decision making, and team-building
- Enhanced exposure to membership opportunities, such as events and speaking engagements
- The satisfaction of giving back to your profession/community
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
Information and Tools
Explore our online resource hub for information and tools that can help you or your local YPN take your performance to the next level.
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