Bill 166, Strengthening Protection for Ontario Consumers Act, 2017 – Q&A

Yesterday, Bill 166, Strengthening Protection for Ontario Consumers Act, 2017, passed third reading and received Royal Assent. To help Ontario’s REALTORS® better understand the legislation, OREA has drafted some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). If you have any other questions about the REBBA Review and the next steps, please contact the Government Relations team at REBBAReform@orea.com. … Continued

Ontario government introduces Climate Change Action Plan

Today, the Ontario government announced their Five-Year Climate Change Action Plan. Included in the plan is a home energy rating and disclosure program (HER&D). HER&D is a mandatory home energy audit regime for single-family homes that forces a homeowner to conduct an energy audit before they list their home. The program then requires the seller … Continued