Industry News

Jun

21

2017

Show your Canadian spirit in honour of Canada’s 150th Birthday

Community events are a tradition in many cities and towns throughout the province on Canada Day. This year, the biggest celebration will be taking place in Ottawa, and according to the research, 7 per cent of Ontarians plan to be there on Canada Day.

Mar

23

2017

Ontario REALTORS® one step closer to achieving tax fairness

Ontario REALTORS® are one step closer to being able to form personal real estate corporations (PRECs) under Bill 104, the Tax Fairness for Realtors Act, 2017. The Bill passed second reading today, which means it is moving onto the final stage of debate before a final vote determines if it becomes law.

Dec

20

2016

Ottawa REALTORS® donate over $100,000 to local charities

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board (OREB) contributed over $100,000 to the Ontario REALTORS Care® Foundation this year, the largest amount OREB Members have ever contributed to the Foundation. With this large amount, 26 shelter-related charities in the Ottawa-area

Dec

20

2016

The Ottawa Real Estate Board announces new President for 2017

On December 1, 2016, Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board 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 2017 President Rick Eisert, Past-President Shane Silva,

Oct

28

2016

Ottawa REALTORS® help build the foundation for Habitat home

On October 19th, the Ottawa Real Estate Board’s (OREB) REALTORS Care® Committee, President, President-Elect, and Board staff participated in a Habitat for Humanity build on behalf of the Ontario REALTORS Care® Foundation. This year, Habitat for Humanity GO (Greater Ottawa) is building a single-family home in Carleton Place, in partnership with their new Carleton Place