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Nominations are now being accepted until January 3, 2020 for the Leadership Legacy Award.

Recipients of the Orange County REALTORS® Leadership Legacy Award must have demonstrated a clear understanding that leadership is not only about being in charge but also about taking care of those in your charge. They must have demonstrated, in the words of Peter Drucker, the ability to “lift a person’s vision to higher sights, raise a person’s performance to a higher standard, and build a personality beyond its normal limitations.”

Recipients of this award must have during an extended period, exceeded expectations and gone well above and beyond to serve their community and the industry. The Leadership Legacy Award will be presented during the Annual General Meeting of the Orange County REALTORS®.

If you know of an Orange County REALTORS® member who fits this description, please complete the Nomination Form and indicate your reasons for nominating this person. Include specific comments and examples in
each category.

Download Nomination Form



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Presentation slides available from RExpo 2019:

 3 Principles of Success
Presented by Dan Smith

Think Globally, Sell Locally
Presented by Olesya Drozdova and Lisa Yi

 Luxury Markets
Presented by Mike Bui

  The Future of the MLS
Presented by Greg Robertson

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We are delighted to announce that the Leadership & Personal Development Committee has selected twenty outstanding candidates to participate in the Orange County REALTORS® 4th Annual Leadership Academy.

Competition for these limited spots was strong, and we congratulate the following people for their successful application and acceptance.

It is the mission of the Academy to give participants the confidence to embrace the responsibility to serve as a leader in the Real Estate industry and the community.  The eight-month program began on September 10, 2019.

Participants are: Donald Bake - New Western Acquisitions, John Crispo - Brightpoint Realty Group, Sofia Delgado - First Team, Anna Dickinson - Regency RE, Yvonne Flores - Westcliff Properties, Van Gordon - Farmers Insurance Agency, Michael Grambow - American Pacific Mortgage, Lata Jobanputra - Zutila Real Estate, Cecilia Carolina Johnson - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Mindy Luong - HPT Realty & Finance, Rachel Masamori - Z Real Estate, Conrad Mazeika - Realty One Group West, Catherine Miyoshi - BHHS, Adam Houn Nguyen - Compass, Vinil Ramchandran - Dream Home Estates, Inc., Deborah Rose - First Team, Victoria Johnson-Stokes - Coldwell Banker, Sandra Traver - Keller Williams OC Coastal Realty, Paul Wirth - Traction Minded Inc., Daniel Wu - HomeSmart Evergreen Realty



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Orange County REALTORS® is dedicated to providing members with valuable market data to utilize in the business. In order to provide a quick glance at the housing market, an OC Market Snapshot for both detached and attached homes will be posted online each month. Members can use these graphics for marketing materials and listing presentations. Be sure to also review the Monthly Housing Summary for a more comprehensive look at the County. For a detailed look at over 180 neighborhoods throughout Orange County, use OC FastStats.


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We are now accepting applications for members interested in serving on an Orange County REALTORS® committee in 2020.  Applications are due by Friday, November 15, 2019 and can be submitted to Debby Ritter,


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