Celebrate home ownership on National Real Estate Day

Today is National Real Estate Day, a time for Canadians to celebrate the benefits of home ownership for families and communities. The focus is on achieving the Canadian dream of owning a home, and how REALTORS® can help them to do that. “On behalf of Ontario’s 70,000 REALTORS® who are members of OREA, we are … Continued

Current Toronto and Ontario Housing Markets

An exciting, colourful new video helps Ontario consumers to understand the nature of the current housing market and the value of using a REALTOR®. This animated short video has been created by the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA). It presents housing statistics in a lively and easy-to-digest manner for the public. Home buyers and sellers can … Continued

Support the motorcycle ride for charity

Motorcycle season is upon us, and that means the Ontario REALTORS CARE® Foundation is gearing up for a good cause. The Motorcycle Ride for Charity, organized by the Foundation, will take place on Wednesday, July 6 to raise money for homeless shelters and charities across the province. This year marks the 11th annual ride. The … Continued

Celebrate home ownership on National Real Estate Day

Tuesday, May 17 is National Real Estate Day. This is a day for all Canadians to celebrate the benefits of home ownership. Home ownership offers many benefits to families and communities. If you are looking for a way to build a solid financial future, owning a home is a great approach that also provides shelter. … Continued

Advocacy Campaign Wins Prestigious Award

An advocacy campaign organized by the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) to stop the spread of the municipal land transfer tax beyond Toronto has won a prestigious public relations award. The campaign, “Say No to Another Home Owner Tax: Don’t Tax My Dream” has won a gold ACE Award from the Toronto chapter of the … Continued

OREA president featured on radio show

Ray Ferris, president of the Ontario Real Estate Association, will be the guest expert on a radio show starting this weekend.  The show, “Ask the Experts”, is scheduled to run on Saturday, April 2 at 5 p.m. on Newstalk 1010 and is hosted by Iain Grant. This weekend’s show will introduce Ferris and OREA to … Continued

Videos focus on overcoming challenges, meeting goals

All of us encounter difficulties in our daily work and life. If you want to hear how others have met challenges, surmounted obstacles or achieved their goals, check out the Leadership podcasts posted to the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) website. Leaders in various fields talk about overcoming the difficulties they meet in their paths. … Continued

Musical jam raises funds for shelters

Dancing and jamming were the order of the night for Ontario REALTORS® who took part in the Jam with a Past President event, held during the Political Affairs Conference (PAC) of the Ontario Real Estate Association last week. The Jam was a highlight of the annual conference organized by OREA. This year’s PAC took place … Continued

Motorcycle ride for charity celebrates 10th anniversary

Warm weather means motorcycle season, the perfect opportunity to get some fresh air and exercise while raising money for those less fortunate. That’s why Ontario REALTORS® are polishing their bikes and gearing up to take advantage of riding season. The Motorcycle Ride for Charity, organized by the Ontario REALTORS Care® Foundation, will be taking place … Continued