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Man challenges Winnipeg’s impact fee, will get half back

Joyanne Pursaga Originally Published: April 9, 2018 Updated: April 9, 2018 8:01 PM CDT Councillor Jeff Browaty.Chris Procaylo / Chris Procaylo/Winnipeg Sun/QMI A Winnipeg man has won a partial reimbursement of impact fees he paid to the city, largely due to the unique...

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Uncover the history behind Osborne Village

Once an exclusive suburb of Winnipeg, the area we now call Osborne Village faced demolition in the 1960s to make way for a freeway to the south end of the city. Its eclectic mix of residents and business owners rallied to save the neighbourhood and for the past fifty...

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February sales down 11%

WINNIPEG - It was an off month for WinnipegREALTORS® as February sales of 683 declined 11% from the same month last year and 10% over the 10-year average for February.  Year-to-date sales of 1,250 are 5% off the pace set in 2017 when there were 1,327 sales....

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HOW SELLING A HOUSE WORKS

Selling a house is a complicated process, no matter how good the real estate market is. Whether you’re a first-time home seller or not, you’ll probably have a bunch of questions. Do I need a real estate agent? What’s “closing”? How much paperwork am I going to have to...

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Get a jump on housing market to find a hidden gem

  It’s a saying most everyone is familiar with: strike while the iron’s hot. Now is the time to strike if you’re looking for a new home, said 2018 WinnipegREALTORS® president Chris Dudeck. “With over 3,000 MLS® listings (3,037, to be exact), there’s definitely an...

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New act makes builders play by same rules

  Attention, prospective new home owners: new legislation designed to make your life easier is due to take effect on January 1, 2018. Called the New Home Warranty Act, the legislation is aimed at providing increased protection for new home owners, said Prabal Ghosh,...

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A system specifically designed for commercial market

  After using the same Commercial Property Information Exchange (CPIX) system for over a decade, WinnipegREALTORS® decided it was time to make a change. Though the locally-produced CPIX system had performed admirably for better than 10 years, it was underperforming —...

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City’s new residential infill housing strategy

  The city of Winnipeg is developing a new residential infill strategy that is slated to be completed and approved by the spring of 2018. A number of public engagement sessions have been held since June, including a special session with WinnipegREALTORS® in September....

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A repeat performance in November MLS® Sales Activity

  Winnipeg – If you are going to duplicate a month’s sales activity, do it when it is a good one and that was the case in November.  MLS®sales of 878 units in November were one sale higher than November 2016 and 4% above the 10-year average for this month. Only once...

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