Mitigation of damages when an Agreement of Purchase and Sale is breached

In Madison Homes v. Yiman Shi, 2020 ONSC 7810, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently considered what a seller must do to show that he/she did all they could to minimize their losses arising from the failed real estate transaction.

Oak Bay competition raises record-breaking donation for food banks

Since 2018, real estate brokerages in Oak Bay, B.C. have been having a fun competition to see who could raise the most donations for the local Mustard Seed Food Bank.
Roger Kolbuc

Obituary: Roger Kolbuc

Roger Kolbuc, a long-time Realtor serving Ontario’s Muskoka region, has died, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada announced.
David Langlois

David Langlois leads Victoria Real Estate Board in 2021

David Langlois, of Macdonald Realty Victoria, is the 2021 president of the Victoria Real Estate Board. “I am honoured to be leading the Victoria Real Estate Board into our centennial year,” says Langlois.
Jerry Bola

Victoria Realtor Jerry Bola joins eXp Realty

Victoria real estate veteran Jerry Bola recently joined cloud-based eXp Realty. “To be successful in the business of real estate, you have to look beyond the moment,” says Bola in a news release.

Re/Max Affiliates Realty sales reps Eric Fournier and Natasha Stanzel create unique charitable initiatives

Eric Fournier, a sales rep with Re/Max Affiliates Realty, and Natasha Stanzel from Re/Max Affiliates Realty’s Orleans office used social media to create unique charitable initiatives to help out seniors and high school grads.

Ottawa Real Estate Board members give $77,359 to shelter-related charities

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board raised $77,359 for the Ontario Realtors Care Foundation in 2020 and provided grants to 22 shelter-related charities in Ottawa and the surrounding areas.
Mark Li

Century 21 Canada earns two No. 1 spots in global rankings

Century 21 Canada maintained a strong presence in the company’s 2020 Global 21 Rankings, placing in every category, including the Global No. 1 spot for Top Producer by Units, and Global No. 1 Team.
Barbara Lawlor

Baker Real Estate, Bullpen Research & Consulting form partnership

Baker Real Estate in Toronto has created the Baker Insights Group and is partnering with Ben Myers, president and owner of Bullpen Research & Consulting, to provide developers with research and data analysis.

Vancouver Island Real Estate Board donates over $70,000 to area charities

The pandemic-related difficulties that charitable organizations faced in 2020 inspired Vancouver Island Real Estate Board members to donate over $70,000 to charities in VIREB’s six primary zones.