OREA ADDS NEW POLICY EXPERTISE

The Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) today announced that Larissa Smit has joined OREA’s growing Government Relations team. “OREA is looking to strengthen our REALTOR® voice at Queen’s Park by enhancing the Association’s real estate and housing research capabilities. Larissa’s wealth of knowledge and experience will help OREA promote the Canadian dream of home ownership,” … Continued

Municipal Land Transfer Tax costs Toronto billions

  Today OREA released research that shows a massive loss of economic activity in the City of Toronto and a corresponding loss of thousands of jobs due to the Municipal Land Transfer Tax (MLTT), imposed in Toronto in 2008. The report, Economic Implications of the Municipal Land Transfer Tax in Toronto, conducted by Altus Group … Continued