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Jul 02, 2013, 10:09 ET Ontario's REALTORS Care Foundation pledges $20,000 to Alberta Floods Fund; Ontario Real Estate Association to match $20,000 donation in support of relief efforts

Ontario REALTORS® announce $40,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross's Alberta Floods Fund TORONTO, July 2, 2013 /CNW/ - The Ontario Real Estate Association and the Ontario REALTORS Care Foundation...


Jun 12, 2013, 11:46 ET REALTORS® applaud passage of electronic signature amendment

Amendment part of 2013 Ontario Budget TORONTO, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) applauds the passage of the 2013 provincial budget that contains provisions which will...


Mar 07, 2013, 15:00 ET Ontario REALTORS® support reintroduction of a grow op registry bill

TORONTO, March 7, 2013 /CNW/ - The Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) and its member REALTORS® applaud the tabling of the Clandestine Drug Operation Prevention Act, 2013, introduced today by MPP...


Mar 06, 2013, 16:00 ET OREA endorses Bill to enhance electronic real estate transactions

TORONTO, March 6, 2013 /CNW/ - The Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) applauds proposed legislation introduced today at Queen's Park that, if passed, would facilitate the use of electronic...


Nov 27, 2012, 06:00 ET Overwhelming majority of Ontarians want to know if the home they're planning on purchasing was a former Marijuana Grow-Op or Clandestine Drug Lab, new Ipsos Reid poll reports

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Ninety three per cent of Ontario residents agree they want to know if the home they're planning on purchasing was formerly used as a Marijuana Grow-Op (MGO) or...


Nov 27, 2012, 06:00 ET Overwhelming majority of Ottawans want to know if the home they're planning on purchasing was a former Marijuana Grow-Op or Clandestine Drug Lab, new Ipsos Reid poll reports

OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Ninety six per cent of Ottawa residents agree they want to know if the home they're planning on purchasing was formerly used as a Marijuana Grow-Op (MGO) or Clandestine...


Sep 06, 2012, 12:20 ET Ontario Real Estate Association survey asks what's top of mind when listing

Ontarians need help understanding home selling process and documents TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - Beyond worrying about the state of the real estate market (77 per cent), a new survey from the...


Aug 15, 2012, 07:00 ET Safety, perceived value and location most important to Ontario homebuyers

New survey from Ontario Real Estate Association shows 39% want move-in ready home TORONTO, Aug. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Safety, perceived value and a location close to shopping or transportation are the...


Jul 24, 2012, 07:00 ET Some Ontarians expect a snappier home sale than others, research shows

OREA survey finds Ontarians worry after 45 days or more on market TORONTO, July 24, 2012 /CNW/ - According to new research commissioned by the Ontario Real Estate Association, the majority of...


May 29, 2012, 07:00 ET Buyer beware bylaws

Municipal bylaws may surprise homeowners TORONTO, May 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Toronto's ball hockey players can keep yelling, "Car!" as council decided last week to veto a proposed change to the bylaw that...


May 17, 2012, 14:47 ET OREA endorses Bill to enhance electronic real estate transactions

TORONTO, May 17, 2012 /CNW/ - The Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) applauds proposed legislation introduced today at Queen's Park that, if passed, would facilitate the use of electronic...


Nov 25, 2010, 11:21 ET Ontario REALTORS support grow ops registry bill

TORONTO, Nov. 25 /CNW/ - Ontario REALTORS® support private members Bill 139, Clandestine Drug Operation Prevention Act, 2010, introduced by MPP Lisa MacLeod to establish a marijuana grow operations...


Oct 27, 2010, 05:59 ET Most Ontarians confused about HST and resale homes

56% mistakenly believe HST applies to purchase price TORONTO, Oct. 27 /CNW/ - An Ipsos Reid survey commissioned by the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) and released today reveals that 56 per...


Feb 16, 2010, 15:00 ET Ontario REALTORS(R) recommend HST relief for homebuyers

TORONTO, Feb. 16 /CNW/ - Ontario REALTORS(R) are calling on the Government of Ontario to provide relief from the harmonized sales tax (HST) for homebuyers by reducing the provincial land transfer tax ...


Nov 16, 2009, 14:30 ET HST legislation means big tax increase on home buyers, sellers and owners,
say Ontario REALTORS(R)

TORONTO, Nov. 16 /CNW/ - Today the Government of Ontario formally launched its latest assault on homeowners, purchasers and sellers with the introduction of Bill 218, the Ontario Tax Plan for More...