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Winnipeg property tax among highest in Canada

By Peter Squire The temperature is rising, and so are our expenses, as by now you’ve probably received the City of Winnipeg’s annual property tax bill in your mailbox. Councillor Matt Allard, chair of Winnipeg’s infrastructure renewal and public works committee,...

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May sets all-time monthly record with over 1,700 sales

WINNIPEG - May sales of 1,705 is the first time WinnipegREALTORS® has reached and eclipsed the 1,700 threshold mark for any month including May. It also broke new ground for any month with sales dollar volume vaulting over one-half billion to $526 million. The...

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Winnipeg home buyers the envy of Canada

WinnipegREALTORS® likes to say Winnipeg is one of the most affordable housing markets in the country. Earlier this month, when the April MLS® market results were released, an infographic showed that 50 per cent of the single family and condominium listings available...

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April MLS® sales slip back modestly from April 2018

WINNIPEG - While Manitobans welcomed spring with open arms given a long winter they also were relieved to know potential flooding threats did not come to fruition. Thanks to major engineering flood mitigating projects such as The Winnipeg Floodway or Duff’s Ditch, as...

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MREAction – PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

Dear Fellow Members, Spring is in full swing here at the MREA. Our association events have ramped up and we’ve held numerous RLE classes over the last few weeks. Our AGM took place early this month and our building renovations are set to start next month. In...

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Seven important repairs to make before selling your home

As a smart seller, you’ll want your home in tip-top shape — but you don’t want to eat into your profits by overspending on home improvements. You won’t be around to enjoy them anyway. The key is to focus on the most important repairs to make before selling a house to...

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First quarter sales up 6% over 2018

WINNIPEG — Spring is a time of optimism, when we cast off winter’s gloomy grip and walk cheerfully into the warm sunshine. This renewal of energy is apparently being reflected in local housing sales for the beginning of 2019 in the Winnipeg METRO Region. First quarter...

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A record start for 2019

WINNIPEG - January MLS® sales of 634 increased 11% over the same month last year and 8% over the 5-year average for January. Dollar volume rose 12% to $175 million. The 1,783 new listings entered on the MLS® in January also resulted in a double-digit gain of 19%...

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