REM has reported on major real estate industry stories during the last 30 years. But the entity that has had the most coverage in REM and touched on many of the big issues has been the federal Competition Bureau
Michael Bourque, CEO of the Canadian Real Estate Association, doesn’t like the term “organized real estate”. He says the staff at CREA’s Ottawa offices no longer use it, because they know he doesn’t like it.
For her year as CREA president, Barb Sukkau adopted the theme of We R One. "It means we’re stronger together," she says. "As we move forward in these challenging times, it’s important for us to work together."
The Toronto Real Estate Board’s long-running battle with the Competition Bureau finally appears to be at an end, but there are still a lot of questions about how it will impact local boards and if more legal action is coming.
REM’s publisher and founder Heino Molls is retiring after leading the publication and website for the last 29 years. Back in the early 1980s, Heino and I worked in side-by-side offices at the Toronto Real Estate Board.
A recent livestreamed event was designed to show members and the public that OREA is taking the gloves off when it comes to dealing with government policies and with the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO).
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