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Allan Kroch and Vicky Cioci

Royal LePage Partners joins Royal LePage Real Estate Services in Toronto

Agents from Royal LePage Partners in Toronto have joined Royal LePage Real Estate Services Ltd., which is Royal LePage Canada’s corporately owned brokerage.

Report suggests banning blind bidding will increase home prices

A new report from Smart Prosperity Institute, funded by CREA, says that a ban on “blind bidding” wouldn’t have the desired effect of limiting home price increases, and may actually lead to higher prices.
The REAL Collective team

Sean Tasse launches REAL Collective Group in Ottawa

Sean Tasse, broker/agent at Re/Max Hallmark and Team Leader of the STYFiRE REAL Estate Group, recently launched the REAL Collective Group in Ottawa.
Heather McDowell

Heather McDowell boosts communities in Stratford and Tavistock

In the spirit of giving, Stratford, Ont,. salesperson Heather McDowell decided to make her business successes a win for local charities too. For each real estate transaction completed in 2021, she pledged to donate $125.
Carla Browne

Real Property Management Canada appoints Carla Browne as president

Carla Browne has been appointed president of Real Property Management Canada. RPM is owned by the Charlwood Pacific Group, which also owns the Century 21 Canada and Centum Mortgages brands.
An image from the early 1960s of FVREB staff preparing MLS catalogues for distribution to brokerages and Realtors.

Fraser Valley Real Estate Board celebrates 100th anniversary

The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board recently kicked off a year-long celebration commemorating its 100th anniversary.

Remine acquired by MLS collaborative in the U.S.

Remine, a full MLS solution, has been acquired by MLS Technology Holdings, LLC, an MLS-driven collaborative. Mark Schacknies has resigned from his role as CEO of Remine and Liz Sturrock has been named interim CEO.
Aileen Halpenny

Aileen Halpenny joins Paul and Christian Associates at Sotheby’s in Toronto

Aileen Halpenny recently joined Paul and Christian Associates at Sotheby’s International Realty Canada in Toronto.
Jeff Thibodeau, left, and Mike Brown

Redline properties joins Century 21 Heritage House in Brantford

Redline Properties in Brantford, Ont. has joined Century 21 Heritage House. Since 2017, Redline properties has focused on high-end service, digital marketing and fostering a culture of collaboration, says C21 in a news release.
Steve Houle, left, and Karim Kennedy

Edmonton entrepreneurs acquire Coldwell Banker Canada

Edmonton brokerage owner Steve Houle and business partner Karim Kennedy have acquired the master franchise rights for the Coldwell Banker brand in Canada.