Archives: 2014 News

MREA 2014 Year in Review Highlights

March 18 – Winnipeg  – “Change & Momentum” – our 2014 Year in Review features highlights on: Education and Professional Development Industry Developments Strategic Plan and other MREA initiatives

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REALTORS® and Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs partnership with government breaking cycles of First Nations poverty in Winnipeg

Partnership needed to expand Manitoba Tipi Mitawa program January 31 – WINNIPEG–The Manitoba Real Estate Association, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs and the Manitoba government are grappling with how to save a groundbreaking home ownership program that is lifting First Nations families into security and prosperity in Winnipeg.

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New Condo Act in February

January 30, 2015 – Winnipeg-  The new Manitoba Condominium Act comes into effect next week. The original 33-section act, written in the 1960s, will be replaced by a 300-section document on February 1, 2015.  The changes are complex and will require greater management and work on the part of REALTORS®. The buyers of condo units will have greater […]

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REALTORS® to Present Home Expressions Show

The Manitoba Real Estate Association and WinnipegREALTORS® are teaming up as the exclusive presenting sponsors of the Home Expressions Show for the next three years. Visitors will be able to talk to REALTORS®, pick up valuable resource material and enter a draw for a $10,000 home renovation package from Renovations Plus. Stay tuned for more […]

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HOMEOWNERS PINCHED BY EDUCATION PROPERTY TAXES

Polling confirms public opinion strong on removing education from property tax bill. June 27, 2014 – WINNIPEG – As Monday’s deadline to pay school and municipal property taxes looms large for homeowners, more than half of Manitobans believe they should not be paying for public education on their local property tax bills.

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MREA and Manitoba Government Work on Drug Production Site Solutions

June 9, 2014 – WINNIPEG – The Manitoba Real Estate Association met today with consumer protection minister Ron Lemieux and senior staff in the finance department to discuss concerns about the lack of an up-to-date and accurate public registry of drug production sites and the need for standards for remediation of affected properties.

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NEW WORKING GROUP TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON DRUG PRODUCTION SITES

June 9, 2014 – WINNIPEG – The Manitoba Real Estate Association met today with consumer protection minister Ron Lemieux and senior staff in the finance department to discuss concerns about the lack of an up-to-date and accurate public registry of drug production sites and the need for standards for remediation of affected properties.

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PUBLIC REGISTRY OF DRUG PRODUCTION SITES ON NDP AGENDA

Manitoba consumer protection minister Ron Lemieux to meet with REALTOR® group June 2, 2014 – WINNIPEG – The Manitoba Real Estate Association (MREA) is meeting with a senior elected official in the Manitoba government to discuss concerns about the lack of an accurate, up-to-date public registry of drug production sites which exist in unknown and […]

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REALTORS® Become Permanent Residents at CMHR

May 23, 2014 – WINNIPEG – When the Canadian Museum for Human Rights opens its doors to the nation in September 2014, REALTORS® will receive named recognition near the main entrance. “The right to own property and live safely in our communities is at the heart of so many human rights conversations among us. The […]

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Real Estate Professionals Welcome Proposed Consumer Protection Legislation

May 21, 2014, WINNIPEG – A proposed new Real Estate Services Act will help protect consumers, improve professionalism and accountability throughout the real estate profession, and make for a stronger Manitoba, says Brian M. Collie, CEO of the Manitoba Real Estate Association (MREA). The proposed legislation was tabled yesterday by the provincial minister for consumer […]

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