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Opening the new Re/Max Active Realty offices, from left: John Dowbiggin, director franchise growth, Re/Max Integra; Ali Wahid, Addy Saeed and Umer Wahid, owners of Re/Max Active; and Christopher Alexander EVP, Re/Max Integra.

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Re/Max Active Realty in Mississauga, Ont. recently opened a 6,500-sq.-ft. office on Traders Boulevard to house its 55 sales reps and five support staff.

Brin Werrett of Royal LePage Regina Realty shows off his 32 lb. Chinook salmon.

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The 5th Annual Royal LePage Broker/Owner Fishing Derby, held in Campbell River, B.C., raised $2,600 in support of domestic violence prevention and education.

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Location, location, location is touted as the most important factor when determining the best place to invest. Like many maxims (such as “nice guys finish last”), it’s not entirely true. It’s nuanced.

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Marcus & Millichap, a brokerage firm based in Calabasas, Calif. that specializes in commercial real estate investment sales, financing, research and advisory services, has acquired the assets of Primecorp Commercial Realty.

Hanlon Realty raised $1,000 for a local school lunch association, From left: Sales reps Debbie Hollett and Amanda Arsanault; office administrator Darlene Boone; and sales reps Debbie Penney, Jesse Gibbons and Paul Brewer.

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Hanlon Realty of St. John’s, Nfld. has put its tour bus to good use this summer. In June the brokerage participated in the Mundy Pond Regatta in west end St. John’s.

Rick Mercer performs at the Royal LePage National Sales Conference.

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More than 1,000 Royal LePage salespeople and brokers from across the country attended the company’s national sales conference, held recently in Halifax. 

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Real estate affordability and land supply are the No. 1 concern of developers, lenders and other real estate industry people interviewed for a new report by PwC Canada and the Urban Land Institute (ULI).

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The Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) says it supports the B-20 guidelines as well as a plan to reduce mortgage finance underwriting that over-relies on the equity of a property.

Nischal Ram and 21 friends and colleagues delivered 85 Thanksgiving baskets.

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Nischal Ram, a sales rep at Sutton Premier Realty in Surrey, B.C. helped provide families in need in the Lower Mainland with a full, delicious turkey dinner.

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Although some touted the bylaw as a ban on part-time real estate agents, the board’s Peter Squire says the previous bylaw did not require WinnipegRealtors members to work full-time in real estate sales.