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Tech-based news bites from across the web Why leprechauns shouldn’t use social media No explanation required for this one – just check out the link. Via @mashable The ‘first tablet for women’ is as awful as it sounds Who knew a tablet specifically for women was needed? Here I was, thinking all tablets were “easy-to-use”. … Continued

RECO launches online transfers and terminations

As of April 30, 2012, REALTORS® wishing to transfer brokerages are able to do so much faster. The Real Estate Council of Ontario’s (RECO) online transfers and terminations initiative allows brokers of record and branch managers to process transfers and terminations online instead of filling out and submitting a paper application. The broker of record … Continued

OREA To Attend REALTOR® Quest

Come out and visit the OREA booth (#801-805) at REALTOR® Quest on May 2nd and 3rd 2012! TREB’s Annual two day long conference and tradeshow is filled with various activities and opportunities to gain knowledge for your business. Drop by OREA’s booth to find out what your association is doing for you, get up-to-date industry information … Continued

Horwath reaches out to other party leaders

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath sent a letter Tuesday to Liberal Leader Dalton McGuinty and Progressive Conservative (PC) Leader Tim Hudak, asking for a “meeting with both of you to discuss workable solutions for the short term and a plan for the long term sustainability of our province.”

RECO to Broadcast AGM Live

To accommodate registrants who are unable to attend RECO’s Annual General Meeting in person, RECO will stream a live broadcast of the meeting. Visit the RECO website at on Thursday, June 16 at 10 a.m. where you will find a link to view the formal portion of the meeting including the remarks of the … Continued

No money? No worries. Market using your heart and soul

No money? No worries. Market using your heart and soul There are ways to promote your business and get your message out even when funds are tight. suggests a few inexpensive marketing methods. Do you have any to add? Read the full story…. Resource: – June 9, 2011

Real Estate News – Week of May 30

Top 5 real estate news stories this week: Watchdog sues Toronto Real Estate Board to open MLS The federal Competition Bureau is taking TREB to court for uncompetitive behaviour.  TREB has been working cautiously to address the disputed issue, but apparently too slowly for some. Is the Competition Bureau grandstanding? Toronto Star (Canada Press) – … Continued

In the News – Week of May 23

News articles from the media, which we deem worthy of reading Ontario’s housing affordability steady, despite rise in home prices: RBC Economics Canadian Business – May 20, 2011 According to the latest Housing Trends and Affordability Report issued by RBC Economics Housing, affordability in Ontario is expected to remain sustainable through 2011 with home prices … Continued