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October 9, 2017

 

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Ontario moves to tighten rules around real estate agents 'double-ending,' but won't ban the practice

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CBC News
Ontario is introducing regulatory changes to address "conflict of interest scenarios" involving real estate agents who represent both sides of a sale, but has stopped short of a ban on the controversial practice of "double-ending." The proposed changes, recently announced by the Minister of Government and Consumer Affairs Tracy MacCharles at Queen's Park, would mean tighter rules for salespersons, brokers and brokerages representing more than one party in a real estate deal.  READ MORE

 

 

Is more housing coming to Mississauga?

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Insauga
It's true — rental and affordable housing is hard to come by all across Ontario. Our population is increasing and there may not be enough housing options available to support it. Now, the province is moving forward on getting more homes built across the province in an attempt to streamline the housing development process.  READ MORE

Be a top producer without sacrificing home life

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REM
Work/life balance... that phrase holds a lot of power. How you execute this can be the difference between success and failure, between extraordinary and mediocre, or even the difference between a happy marriage and divorce.  READ MORE

Ontario to streamline housing development process

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Mortgage Broker News
In a recent announcement, the government of Ontario stated that it has established a new team tasked with removing the multiple barriers to housing construction and streamlining the entire property development process. "Over the coming months, the Housing Delivery Group will work with individual developers, municipalities and other organizations to reduce barriers for specific housing projects that meet the needs of local communities," the province said.  READ MORE

Statement on the second meeting of the housing forum

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Government of Ontario
The following statement was issued recently by Peter Milczyn, Minister of Housing and Minister Responsible for the Poverty Reduction Strategy and Bill Mauro, Minister of Municipal Affairs, after the second meeting of the Housing Forum: "We created the Housing Forum — a group of economists, builders, academics, planners, municipal representatives and other professionals in the real estate sector — to get a range of perspectives and ideas on the state of Ontario's housing market and assess the progress of the Fair Housing Plan.  READ MORE

Condo prices skyrocketing in Mississauga and surrounding cities

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Insauga
There's never a dull day in real estate. Now that fall is here, the market is, once again, showing signs of change. And for the first time in a few months, prices are increasing in some segments (and especially in the condo market).  READ MORE

 

 

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Mississauga Real Estate Board
3450 Ridgeway Dr #1
Mississauga, ON L5L 0A2, Canada
Phone: 905.608.6732
Fax: 905.608.9988