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November MLS® Activity Maintains Strong Pace in 2019

WINNIPEG - November sales, dollar volume and listings contributed to a strong second half finish to 2019. November’s 902 sales transacted on WinnipegREALTORS® MLS® were up 4% over November 2018 and on record to be the second time sales eclipsed 900 in this month....

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September caps off a resurgent third quarter

WINNIPEG - WinnipegREALTORS® experienced its strongest third quarter of market activity on record with close to 4,100 MLS® sales worth 1.19 billion dollars. Each of the three months had their highest dollar volume totals ever for their respective months. A new sales...

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Condo sales propel August to a record month

WINNIPEG - A record month of sales and dollar volume activity for August capped off a very active summer. July and August were identical twins when it came to sales. However dollar volume differed with lower dollar volume in August due in part to condominium sales...

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June sales just shy of last June’s market activity

WINNIPEG - June sales of 1,528 fell short of June 2018 market activity by 1% and 3% from the 5-year average for this month. What really stood out in June is extensive inventory which offers buyers record levels of choice in one of the most affordable housing markets...

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Average monthly rent up 4% in Canada

Winnipeg among the least expensive cities for renters, report says Following two months of decline, the average monthly rental rate in Canada increased 4% in  May, according to the June national rent report produced by Rentals.ca and Bullpen Research & Consulting....

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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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