008: Stephanie Orr Discusses How Referrals Build Your Business

Marci Deane talks with Stephanie Orr about current trends in the North Vancouver real market and the benefits of referrals in building a business. 


Stephanie Orr is a realtor with Vancouver Property Group in North Vancouver, BC. She has been in the business for more than 15 years. Passionate about people and building relationships with her clients, Stephanie loves to help people find the right solution to their specific needs. She is a firm believer in giving back to the community, participating in various charity events and groups in the community.

Stephanie discusses with Marci about the current trends in the North Vancouver real estate market, the benefits of referrals, and tips for those looking to buy or sell in the upcoming months.


Key Points

  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="2:21"]″] Tell me about the specific part of the market you work in.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="3:19"]″] How did you get into the real estate business?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="4:22"]″] Is there a specific experience which solidified your passion for the business?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="5:22"]″] What is the best advice you received early on in your career?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="5:44"]″] In real estate, you’re a thoroughbred horse. Blinders on, head down, and run the race.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="6:32"]″] How do you build a business on referrals?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="6:57"]″] 95% of my clients come from referrals.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="7:45"]″] In the current market, we’re getting back to basics. Spring 2016 was abnormal.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="8:42"]″] What significant changes do you see for the buyer in this more traditional market?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="9:27"]″] How does the market affect the research you do for clients?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="10:24"]″] What advice would you give to sellers in Fall 2016?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="11:10"]″] Properties sell through to the end of the year, but most buyers tend to be less interested by the end of November.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="11:23"]″] The end of the year is a great time for buyers and investors.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="13:04"]″] For those outside your area, what tips would you give to those looking for a realtor?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="13:47"]″] Look for a realtor who is able to connect with you.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="14:00"]″] The realtor needs to understand the market well so they can protect you.

Contact Stephanie Orr