Cliff Stevenson (Photos: Bryce Meyer)

Cliff Stevenson’s turbulent year as CREA chair

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REM editor Jim Adair recently spoke to Calgary’s Cliff Stevenson, the chair of CREA, along with CEO Michael Bourque. This is an edited version of the conversation.
Patricia Peters, left, acting CEO of UWOCK, accepts the cheque from Laura Tourangeau, president of CKAR.

Chatham-Kent Realtors partner with United Way to battle homelessness

“No one left behind” is the message of a new partnership between the United Way of Chatham-Kent (UWOCK) and Chatham-Kent Association of Realtors.
From left: Tracey Appleton, Golf Tournament chair; Nicole Pohl, president of KWAR; Phillip Mills, HFHWR CEO; and Steve Bentley, chair of the HFWR board.

KWAR donates $54,450 to Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region

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The Kitchener-Waterloo Association of Realtors (KWAR) recently presented a cheque for $54,450 to Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region (HFHWR).
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

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

BCREA report highlights supply/demand imbalance

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A new report by the British Columbia Real Estate Association estimates at the peak of market activity in March 2021, 67,000 buyers were searching for homes across B.C. while only 24,000 listings were available.
Jeff King

Jeff King is the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver’s new CEO

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Jeff King is the new CEO of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver. He will begin his tenure at REBGV in November.

Alberta Real Estate Foundation Partners with Empower Me

The Alberta Real Estate Foundation has partnered with Empower Me, a free program that helps people save energy, save money and increase the comfort and safety of their homes.
The area served by The Lakelands Association of Realtors

Ontario boards complete merger to form The Lakelands

The Lakelands Association of Realtors and the Southern Georgian Bay Association of Realtors have officially merged. The move follows a membership vote at each association’s membership meeting in May 2021.

Collaboration key to achieving housing affordability, says BCREA

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The British Columbia Real Estate Association says the election of another minority government means that collaboration between parties will be key in making homeownership more achievable in Canada.

Don’t blame Realtors for the overheated housing market, says QPAREB

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It’s mainly a lack of housing inventory that’s driving up prices, says a new report by The Quebec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers (QPAREB).