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Lakelands Association of REALTORS® MLS® non-waterfront sales strengthen to above average levels, waterfront sales trend at average in November

Dec 15, 2021

Residential non-waterfront sales activity recorded through the MLS® System for the Lakelands region totalled 492 units in November 2021, this was down by 10.2% from the record achieved in 2020. For perspective, residential non-waterfront sales were 9% above the five-year average and 18.8% above the 10-year average for the month of November. On a year-to-date […]

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Local REALTORS® Provide a Festive Meal to Over 1,900 Families in Need in our Communities This Holiday Season.

Dec 1, 2021

Each year the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) encourages all real estate boards and associations in Canada to rally their REALTOR® members to support housing and shelter-related charities in their communities for REALTORS Care® Week, taking place November 15th – 21st. Housing and shelter-related charities include refuge, haven, or protection that provides or improves the […]

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OREA Fall 2021 MPP Meetings

Nov 2, 2021

In October The Lakelands’ Political Action Committee (PAC), with the support of the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA), met with MPP Jill Dunlop (Simcoe North), MPP Jim Wilson (Simcoe-Grey), MPP Norm Miller (Parry Sound – Muskoka), and MPP Bill Walker (Bruce Grey Owen Sound) to discuss important topics around home affordability and what the government […]

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The Lakelands Association of REALTORS® and the Southern Georgian Bay Association of REALTORS® Have Officially Merged.

Oct 1, 2021

October 1, 2021 – The Southern Georgian Bay Association of REALTORS® (SGBAR) and The Lakelands Association of REALTORS® (The Lakelands) have now successfully merged. This is following a membership vote at each association’s respective membership meeting in May 2021. Since then, staff alongside member volunteers from both associations quickly got to work to prepare for […]

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Southern Georgian Bay Association of REALTORS® MLS® home sales back down to normal levels

Sep 7, 2021

Residential sales recorded through the MLS® System for the Southern Georgian Bay region totaled 397 units in August 2021. This was a substantial decline of 34.6% from August 2020. Home sales were 4.1% below the five-year average and 0.9% above the 10-year average for the month of August. On a year-to-date basis, home sales totaled […]

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Liberal Housing Plan To End Blind Bidding

Aug 26, 2021

REALTORS® continue to advocate for increased housing supply and breaking the barriers of homeownership for all Canadians, especially the younger demographic. So when Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau announced his party’s housing plan, we were pleased to see homeownership as a key focus of their campaign; with a plan that will: Unlock Home Ownership, Build More […]

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