Lone Wolf acquires LionDesk and HomeSpotter

Lone Wolf Technologies has acquired two real estate technology companies, LionDesk and HomeSpotter.
Subhir Uppal

Subhir Uppal launches Redfin in Ottawa

Subhir Uppal, who was born and raised in Ottawa and has been a real estate broker for over 15 years, has opened a Redfin brokerage in Ottawa.
Chris Guérette

Chris Guérette named CEO of Saskatchewan Realtors Association

Chris Guérette is the new CEO of the Saskatchewan Realtors Association, effective June 1.

Toronto team wins international ULI student design competition

Toronto’s Fusion team walked away with the top prize in the 2021 Urban Land Institute Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition that wrapped up in April.
Gareth Morris

Gareth Morris named Calgary Realtor of the Year

Calgary Realtor Gareth Morris was awarded the 2020 Realtor of the Year – T.W.H. (Bill) Saunders Memorial Award at the Calgary Real Estate Board’s Annual General Meeting recently.

Commission claim dismissed – buyer representation agreement ruled unenforceable

Agents often require buyer clients to enter into a Buyer’s Representation Agreement (BRA), which sets out the buyer’s agreement to pay the agent a commission on certain terms.
Denis Joanis

Denis Joanis named CEO of Quebec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers

The Quebec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers (QPAREB) has appointed Denis Joanis as president and CEO.

Re/Max awards $16,000 to Western Canada high school graduates

Sixteen students from Western Canada will be awarded a Re/Max 2021 Quest for Excellence bursary valued at $1,000 during their school commencement ceremonies.

Ontario’s new estates law changes – what you need to know

Estates law in Ontario has undergone a noteworthy change: There has been a sizeable increase to the value of what is known as a surviving spouse’s “preferential share” of the other spouse’s estate.
Keith Stewart

REBGV hires economist Keith Stewart

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) has hired economist Keith Stewart to help the organization provide more extensive insight and analysis into the latest housing market trends.