RISMEDIA, September 10, 2007–When you launch your first business at age five, there’s a good chance you’ll do well in your future career later in life. That’s how things went for Stephen O’Hara: At age five he was a Kool Aid stand proprietor. Today, he ranks 14th out of 119,000 RE/MAX agents. Learn more about why he stood out as an obvious choice for this year’s Realtors on the Rise.Stephen O’ Hara
RE/MAX Real Estate Services
Monarch Beach, California
In real estate since: 1976 Leader of the pack: O’Hara ranks 14th among RE/MAX’s 119,000 associates. First taste of success: At age five, O’Hara operated his first business-a Kool Aid stand.
These days, you’ll find Stephen O’Hara helping other agents understand and utilize the Internet as he provides opportunities for qualified agents to become a certified Local Partner of the Parent Relocation Council, a company O’Hara recently launched, and that went national this year with Local Partners in over 11 states. The PRC Web site links to a Realtor program that gives agents the opportunity to utilize the PRC business model to position themselves as the “go-to” person in their community for real estate-related services.
This year’s Realtors on the Rise winners reflect a sizeable showing of quality agents who have distinguished themselves in the real estate market.
From their impressive sales figures, to their innovative marketing strategies, to their community involvement, Real Estate magazine’s editors have chosen 50 Realtors on the Rise, selected from hundreds of candidates. We congratulate this year’s winners on stepping up, pushing forward and committing to the real estate marketplace.
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