A real estate institute is seeking the help of young real estate professionals to guide its future direction.
The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) has selected a group of young agents to be part of its Young Industry Professionals (YIP) advisory group, who together have more than 80 years of industry experience.
REIQ CEO Anton Kardash said the REIQ must keep looking at ways to remain relevant, accessible and meaningful for all its key stakeholders.
“Emerging agents and young people in general don’t necessarily have the enthusiasm of their parents toward member-based organisation and associations these days," he said.
“Networking means something different in today’s society and the challenge for us is to self-reflect on the value of our membership, revisit our strategy and understand the needs and concerns of our members in order to maintain our progressiveness.
“I’m enthused by the strength, leadership and innovation I’ve already witnessed in our new YIP advisory group, which includes agents from across south east Queensland.”
The YIP advisory group will meet regularly with REIQ’s leaders to discuss industry matters, as well as seeking ways to support and educate one another.
The group will also host networking and training events throughout the year, with the focus to support and grow other YIPs in real estate.