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.

Phil Soper, left and Julio Florez


Julio Florez, an associate broker at Royal LePage True North Realty in Fort McMurray, Alta., was named national winner of the A.E. LePage Realtor of the Year award at the company’s recent National Sales Conference.

Re/Max Professionals in Saint John raised a record amount this year.


The team at Re/Max Professionals Saint John in Saint John, N.S. raised more than $34,000 at their annual auction in support of the IWK Health Centre in Halifax.


For Alberta buyers, there’s one recurring carrying cost that flies under the radar during offer time – the amount of property tax they’ll pay throughout the lifetime of their home ownership.

Lynn Findlay


Exit Realty Corp. International has awarded Lynn Findlay subfranchisor rights to the Region of Southwestern Ontario. Findlay has an extensive background in education and sales, the company says.


What condo owners and tenants may not realize is that the right to use cannabis is not unrestricted. The legalization of marijuana does not give people free rein to smoke just anywhere they like.

Dr. Garry Krepart, as sculpted by Erin Brown


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.

Richard Whittaker


Richard Whittaker, a sales rep with Sutton Group Associates Realty in Toronto, recently biked 600 km through all sorts of terrain, in traffic, and up long hills in sweltering summer heat.

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.


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.

Rob Longo, left, and Steven Park


Rob Longo and Steve Park recently opened a new residential and commercial brokerage in Sarnia, Ont. The residential brokerage will operate as Coldwell Banker Southwest Realty.