Archives: 2012 News

First Nations Families Gain Wealth and Security – Housing Program Improves Quality of Life

December 17, 2012 Winnipeg, Manitoba: First Nations families that bought their first homes recently have seen their investment increase an average $25,000 in just three years thanks to a new housing program designed to get more Aboriginal families into homes they own – instead of renting. The Manitoba Tipi Mitawa (MTM) program has supported 11 […]

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REALTORS® Honour Manitoba Volunteer at Gala Dinner


April 18, 2012, Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba Real Estate Association issued its inaugural Volunteer Award last night to a woman who has dedicated her life to improving the quality of life of children in Winnipeg’s core area. MREA President Tim Melnyk presented the MREA Quality of Life Award to Doreen Wilson in front of […]

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Local REALTOR® Honoured for Going Above and Beyond Every Day


March 16, 2012 Winnipeg, MB – Making things happen, say those who know him, is a fitting account of 2011’s recipient of the CMHC Distinguished REALTOR® Award. Sheldon Zamick, of Sutton Kilkenny Real Estate has worked diligently over the years supporting many different charitable organizations, and proving that REALTORS® are involved in making the community […]

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REALTORS® Join RCMP to Identify Grow Op Houses


March 9, 2012, Winnipeg, MB – REALTORS ® threw their support behind the RCMP today as they launched a province-wide program to identify homes that have been used as marijuana growing operations before the homes come on the market for resale. The purchase of a new home is an investment which is often the most […]

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Insuring Knob and Tube Wiring Stays on the Frontlines


January 3, 2012, Winnipeg, MB– The Manitoba Real Estate Association’s Knob and Tube Task Force has been fundamental in spearheading the drive to move towards a protocol that will provide both insurers and consumers comfort in terms of safety, as well as certainty of availability of home insurance. MREA Past President Lorne Weiss spoke with […]

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