Industry News

Jun

16

2020

Ottawa REALTORS® Give $18,260 to Covid-19 Stressed Charities

As Covid-19 continues to put pressure on the province’s already stretched shelter system, Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board (OREB) are pleased to be able to support seven charities in our local community by providing $18,260 in emergency grant funding to assist with service continuity. This funding is part of a $480,000 donation made by the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) that will be distributed by the Ontario REALTORS Care® Foundation (ORCF) to shelters, food banks and shelter-based charities.

Dec

17

2019

Ottawa REALTORS® Give $97,650 to Shelter-Related Charities

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board (OREB) raised $97,650 for the Ontario REALTORS Care® Foundation in 2019 and provided grants to 28 shelter-related charities in the Ottawa area. The funds were raised through the Board’s annual charity golf tournament and the “$2 per member per month” campaign.

Dec

11

2019

Ottawa Real Estate Board’s 2020 President and Board of Directors

OTTAWA – On December 5, 2019, Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board (OREB) elected a new Board of Directors for the upcoming year. The new Board will be comprised of 2020 President Deborah Burgoyne, Past President Dwight Delahunt, President-Elect Debra Wright, and Vice President Penny Torontow. Joining them are Directors Ken Dekker, Paolo Farago, Curtis Fillier, Mitch Gauzas, Tony McDermott, Andrew Ouellette, Erin Peck, Anne Scharf, and Ralph Shaw.

Sep

27

2019

Ottawa REALTORS® Help Build a Foundation for Affordable Housing

On September 12, 2019, the Ottawa Real Estate Board’s (OREB) President Dwight Delahunt, Directors Ken Dekker and Andrew Ouellette, Members Rick Snell and Lynne Faucon, REALTORS Care® Committee Members Sandra-Lee Marques, Tony McDermott, Jennifer Williams, and Board staff Elvis Castillo and Rina Gibbons participated in a Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa (GO) build on behalf of the Ontario REALTORS Care® Foundation.

Mar

20

2019

Ottawa Real Estate Board on Budget 2019

The Ottawa Real Estate Board (OREB) is pleased the federal government is taking measures towards supporting homeownership for many Canadians in the 2019 budget but suggests there were opportunities missed.

Dec

20

2018

Ottawa REALTORS® Donate $92,180 to Local Charities

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board (OREB) raised $92,180 for the Ontario REALTORS Care® Foundation this year and were able to provide grants to 25 shelter-related charities in the Ottawa-area.

Dec

12

2018

Ottawa Real Estate Board Announces New President for 2019

On December 6, 2018, Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board (OREB) elected a new Board of Directors for the upcoming year. The new Board will be comprised of 2019 President Dwight Delahunt, Past President Ralph Shaw, President-Elect Deborah Burgoyne, and Vice President Dominique Milne. Joining them are Directors Ken Dekker, Mitch Gauzas, Paolo Farago, Tim Lee, Andrew Ouellette, Peter Sardelis, Anne Scharf, Penny Torontow, and Debra Wright.

Sep

30

2018

Ottawa REALTORS® Don’t Just Sell Homes, They Help Build Them

On September 13, 2018, the Ottawa Real Estate Board’s (OREB) REALTORS Care® Committee, President, Past President, Directors, Members, and Board staff participated in a Habitat for Humanity build on behalf of the Ontario REALTORS Care® Foundation.

Dec

20

2017

Ottawa REALTORS® Donate $101,268 to Local Charities

OTTAWA, December 20, 2017 – Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board (OREB) raised $101,298 for the Ontario REALTORS Care® Foundation this year and were able to provide grants to 29 shelter-related charities in the Ottawa-area. The funds were raised through the Board’s annual charity golf tournament, the “$2 per member per month” campaign, the

Dec

14

2017

Ottawa Real Estate Board Announces New President for 2018

  OTTAWA – On December 7, 2017, Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board (OREB) elected a new Board of Directors for the upcoming year. The Ottawa Real Estate Board is the city’s largest trade association with over 3,100 sales representatives and brokers in the Ottawa area.  The new Executive will be comprised of 2018 President Ralph