Boards & Associations

Boards & Associations

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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.

Dr. Garry Krepart, as sculpted by Erin Brown

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Dr. Garry Krepart has been selected as WinnipegRealtors Citizens Hall of Fame 2018 inductee. Krepart, a posthumous selection, is the 45th inductee since the program’s inception in 1986.

Signing the agreement, front row, from left: Marta Sponder, EO, OMDREB; Garry Bhaura, president, TREB; Rick Kedzior, president, OMDREB. Top, Michael Collins, president elect, TREB; Oliver Matas, president elect, OMDREB; John DiMichelle, CEO, TREB.

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The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) and the Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board (OMDREB) have signed an agreement to swap MLS data for properties located in the Halton Hills, Oakville and Milton areas.

OREA president David Reid and Joyce Teetzel officially open the Keith Teetzel Room.

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The late Keith Teetzel, the first CEO of the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) was recently honoured with a ceremony at the association’s Toronto offices.

From left: LSTAR CEO John Geha; Alexa Kilbourne; Megan Harris; and LSTAR president Jeff Nethercott

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The London and St. Thomas Association of Realtors (LSTAR) announced that $6,000 has been awarded to four outstanding students to support their post-secondary endeavours.

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In response to the Parti Québécois promising a first-time buyer tax credit, the Quebec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) is calling on the three other parties to propose concrete measures for homeownership.

Elain Duvall (Photo: Phoenix Society)

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Elain Duvall is the new chair of the Real Estate Council of British Columbia. Duvall is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors and has extensive governance experience.

From left: Karen Coviello, CEO of Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region; Tracey Appleton, chair of Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region; Tony Schmidt, president of KWAR; and Megan Bell, 2018 golf tournament chair.

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The Kitchener-Waterloo Association of Realtors (KWAR) raised $31,203 for Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region at the association’s 25th Annual Charity Golf Tournament.

Chatham-Kent Association of Realtors take part in Operation Backpack. Back row, from left: Heather Najjar, Brandy Robertson, Steve Pratt of the United Way and Bill Myers. Front: Janice Wieringa, Mike Gibbons, Kim Lewinsky, Tricia Weese and Laurie Renaud.

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Members of the Chatham-Kent Association of Realtors assisted with Operation Backpack recently. The community program, hosted by the United Way of Chatham Kent, has been offering a helping hand to local families since 2001.

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Realtor.ca is adding school catchment information for consumers looking at property listings on the site. The information will roll out nationally in phases, with 80 per cent of school boards in Canada by September.