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How a REALTOR® can help you prepare to buy a home

Buying a home is one of life’s biggest milestones. Yet, the process can feel overwhelmingly complex with its many decisions and challenges, regardless of whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned home buyer. With the expertise of a REALTOR®, purchasing a home doesn’t...

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President’s Message

Dear Fellow Members, Well, the festive season is finally here and personally, I’m looking forward to some quiet time to reflect on the last twelve months. It’s been quite a year serving as your MREA President and I am humbled and proud to have had the opportunity to...

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STRATEGIC PARTNER FEATURE CENTREPORT CANADA

Dear Valued Member, CentrePort Canada is a strategic partner of the MREA and given their commitment to working with REALTORS® to help grow and promote Manitoba's economy, it is fitting that we share their year-end update with our members. Over the past year, while...

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15,000 MLS® sales with a month to go

WinnipegREALTORS® November Real Estate Market Release - Six consecutive months of record monthly sales have pushed year-to-date sales over 15,000 for the first time. This total is over 2,000 sales greater than the 11 months of MLS® market activity in 2019. November...

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October sales continue record-setting pace since June

WinnipegREALTORS® October Real Estate Market Release - Five consecutive months of record-setting market activity puts an exclamation mark on a year like no other. As a result, the v-shaped recovery from the early spring economic shut-down, which began in earnest in...

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How to sell your home when you own a dog

Oof. Houses that smell or look like pets have lived in them are just harder to sell. Here’s how to de-dog your house before putting it on the market — and how to keep it that way while you sell. 1. Steam clean everything fabric “Job number one is to take care of [the...

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September 2020 sales soar 47%

WinnipegREALTORS® September Real Estate Market Release - September MLS® sales reaching an all-time high of 1,777 for this month compared to 1,211 in 2019 indicates the resurgence of sales since June continues throughout the third quarter. Sales dollar volume in...

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WinnipegREALTORS(R) MLS(R) Market Release for June 2020

June MLS® sales spring back to pave way for recovery WINNIPEG - June sales activity took a major step forward towards bringing year-to-date sales back to last year’s total. Multiple Listing Service® sales in June of 1,897 increased 24% over the same month in 2019 and...

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DIY gardening tips from social influencers

It’s not just people who proclaim themselves as having green thumbs who can grow a garden. In fact, pretty much anyone with an affinity for plants can start their own garden, if they’d only be willing to spend some time and effort. A recent study published in the...

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April sees a slowdown in market activity

WINNIPEG - Following the best first quarter market results in WinnipegREALTORS® history, the shutdown of the economy to flatten COVID-19 put the brakes on the market with a reduction in sales and listings. Multiple Listing Service® sales of 851 were down 30% while the...

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