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OREA loses real estate licensing education
The Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) has lost a bid to continue providing Ontario real estate licensing education after 2020, sources tell REM.
RECO senior communications officer Adam Hawkins would not confirm or deny the allegations, telling REM that he can’t say much about the RFP process other than to confirm that the process “is still ...

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Real Estate in the News

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Toronto Real Estate Saw Condo Inventory Decline By 56% In December
The price of a condo dropped slightly in December. The average price across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) dropped to $440,669, a 0.65% decline from the month prior. This is still a 16.5% increase from the year prior, so I wouldn’t read too much into it…yet. Condos across the GTA ...

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Toronto house sells for more than $1M over asking amid record year for home sales
The split-level home, located at 19 Talwood Dr. in the Lawrence Avenue East and Don Mills Road area, sold by Ecko Jay Realty Ltd Brokerage on Nov. 10 for $2,658,000 after being listed at a price of $1,488,800.

Toronto home sales set record in 2016 as ...

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‘Danger Report’: Real estate pros fret court could break lock on secret sales data
Ross Kay claims a real estate agent handing over a few sold listings to a client is not the same as making the information widely accessible online. “What that means is that every single personal detail in a home’s listing would be available to any major corporation or ...

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Judge cites privacy in issuing stay order of TREB decision
Justice Mary J.L. Gleason issued a stay of the order of the Competition Tribunal, pending the disposition of TREB’s appeal of the order, on Aug. 12. “When analysing the privacy issue, the tribunal focused largely on whether TREB’s motivation for raising property owners’ privacy rights stemmed from a legitimate concern about those ...

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GTA REALTORS® Release Monthly Resale Housing Market Figures
Toronto Real Estate Board President Larry Cerqua announced that TREB REALTOR® Members reported 9,989 home sales through TREB’s MLS® System in July 2016. At just shy of 10,000 transactions, this was the best result on record for the month of July. While sales were up on a year-over-year basis, the number of new listings ...

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Toronto mayor not in a hurry to decide about intervention in housing
Toronto’s mayor said that the city government in not in a rush to decide about intervention in the red-hot housing market’s situation. Also read “This is the main driver of Toronto and Vancouver home prices (and it’s not foreign investment)“.

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TREB Monthly Resale Report June 2016
Toronto Real Estate Board President Larry Cerqua announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 12,794 residential transactions through TREB’s MLS® System in June 2016. This result was 7.5 per cent higher than the 11,905 sales reported in June 2015. In line with the prevailing trend so far this year, the number of new listings was down ...

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Average Canadian house price rose 13% to record $509,460 in May
The strong gains are largely tied to hot markets in Ontario and British Columbia, according to the numbers released Wednesday by the Canadian Real Estate Association. Stripping those two markets out of the calculations, the average price of a house sold in May declined 0.7 per cent in the past 12 ...

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Energy Audits for New and Resale Homes in Ontario Are Coming!
7.1 Provide free energy audits for pre-sale homes
Energy audits would be required before a new or existing single-family home can be listed for sale, and the energy rating will be included in the real estate listing. These audits are intended to be provided free of charge under this plan. The ...

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