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MREA Shelter Foundation Gives Record Number of Grants

A Manitoba Real Estate Association Shelter Foundation grant will help foster a love of reading and build all-important English literacy skills for newcomer adults and children. The Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba (IRCOM) is one of 11 grant funding recipients through the MREA Shelter Foundation in 2016, announced this past fall during #REALTORWEEK.

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Real estate luminary wins prestigious award

WINNIPEG, January 23, 2017 — During Manitoba’s REALTOR® Week this past fall, Harry DeLeeuw received the Brian M. Collie Award for Individual Achievement in Provincial Advocacy. The honour is reserved for an individual who demonstrates ingenuity and initiative in advancing MREA’s advocacy programs and relationship-building with provincial political leaders.

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New MREA President Focuses on Building a Stronger Manitoba

The Manitoba Real Estate Association is pleased to announce Chris Pennycook as its 2017 president. Pennycook entered the profession in his early 20s and quickly became the top-producing agent at the companies where he worked. Each year since 2006, he has ranked among the top one per cent of all REALTORS® in Canada with Royal […]

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Opening Doors: Manitoba REALTOR® Network Symposium

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at Fort Garry Hotel from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Hooked on Shelter Fishing Derby

In support of MREA Shelter Foundation Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at Selkirk Park Registration: $65.00 includes boat launch, parking, lunch and prizes. Early bird August 31, 2016 Click here to register or sponsor and contact Donna Kirsch for information at 204.781.8141  or 204.654.2929

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Share MREA Shelter Foundation Message With Handy New Printable Brochure

REALTORS® know that safe shelter is the foundation of every healthy community. Across Manitoba, we are raising money and donating thousands of dollars to non-profit organizations who care about shelter as much as we do. MREA Shelter Foundation is our collective commitment to give back and help build stronger communities. Download and print our new brochure which […]

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Transition + Progress – 2015 Year in Review

At the MREA annual general meeting, real estate leaders reviewed the transitions and progress made throughout 2015 and looked ahead to what’s next. The 2015 Year in Review publication contains brief stories, photos and highlights in these core service areas: education, advocacy, assurance, community, and professionalism. 

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Ray Brownlee wins prestigious award

Ray Brownlee, managing broker of Century 21 in Brandon is the winner of the 2015 CMHC / MREA Distinguished REALTOR® Award. This award recognizes an active member who demonstrates outstanding leadership and dedication to the real estate profession through board and association involvement and community service.

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Syrian refugee families helped by REALTORS® at Welcome Place

Welcome Place in Winnipeg is full of refugee families from war-torn countries around the world and REALTORS® can take heart knowing our caring professionals are doing their part to help stabilize and create strong and welcoming communities. 

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Buying a Home in Manitoba made easier

Buying a home is a complicated financial transaction and usually the largest single investment a person or family will ever make. Imagine the challenge if English isn’t your first language or you have limited financial literacy.

Posted in 2015, News | Comments closed