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Meet your 2015 Board of Directors
BREB
The Brampton Real Estate Board held it's General Election Meeting on Dec. 16, 2014. Members had the opportunity to cast their votes for the 2015/2016 Board of Directors. BREB wishes to thank all those who let their names stand for the position of Director. We are pleased to introduce your 2015 Board of Directors. Click the link to view the results of the Election.
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Revised By-Law effective Dec. 16, 2014
BREB
The 2014 By-Law Committee worked diligently throughout the year to further develop the BREB By-Law. During the General Election Meeting, Members voted on various proposed revisions. Follow the link to view the table of proposed changes, the complete revised By-Law and all current Schedules.
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BREB Member exclusive GoodLife discount program
BREB
BREB is pleased to announce an exclusive discount program with GoodLife Fitness Clubs. Our program will commence Oct. 1, 2014 and will be in the amount of $450 + HST for the year. All dues must be paid upfront and will be effective from Oct. 1 of the current year, until Sept. 30 of the following year. Don't delay, jump on this offer today!
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REIC2600: Ethics & Business Practice: A new 3-day course brought to you by REIC and BREB
BREB
Date: Tues. Jan. 27 — Thurs. Jan. 29, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Brampton Real Estate Board, 60 Gillingham Dr., Brampton, ON, L6X0Z9
Tuition: REIC Member- $595.00+ HST (must include REIC Member Number)
REIC Non-member/BREB Non-Members/Registrants: $795 +HST
BREB Members: $795 +HST OR (Use 1 of your 4 complimentary courses and pay $745+HST)

Build your business by building your reputation for higher ethical business standards.

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OREA Edge newsletter January 2015
BREB via OREA
Starting next month, The REALTOR® EDGE newsletter will be delivered in an electronic format only. This month's issue is the last print edition, marking the end of an era — and a new beginning — for the highly popular newsletter produced by the Ontario Real Estate Association. Click the link to view the OREA Edge newsletter for the month of January.
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Part-time agents and disclosure
Real Estate Magazine
Marty Douglas: "I have one agent who has another job, several on pensions, two volunteer firefighters and one who gets a small stipend to rescue idiots on the water. Those are the agents with other 'jobs' known to me and all participate in the day-to-day business of real estate as though they were full-time. In fact only one would meet the test of 'part time' as is generally accepted. And that is the problem. If we want them to disclose, we have to define."
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6 things millennials need from a REALTOR®
Inman News
Many millennials are not quick to rush into buying their first house, but when they do, as a REALTOR®, the way you must cater to them might be brand-new to you. They want information, and they want it now. They don't want to be sold. They don't commit easily, so it will take them time to find the house of their dreams.
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Get ready for interest rate shock in 2015
CBC News
2015 is expected to be the first time in five years that benchmark interest rates are moved upwards, increasing the cost of borrowing. The U.S. Federal Reserve will go first; the Bank of Canada is expected to follow.
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Canadians are turning sour on the housing market
The Huffington Post
With oil prices falling like a brick and the loonie not far behind, Canadians are turning pessimistic on the future prospects of the housing market. According to the latest consumer confidence index from Nanos Research and Bloomberg, the number of Canadians expecting house prices to keep rising has fallen to 31 per cent, from a high around 47 per cent last summer.
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How $40 oil would impact Canada's provinces
The Globe and Mail
Ontario's long-depressed economy is already beginning to find a second wind, recently leading the country in economic growth. And the engine is just beginning to rev up. As the largest oil-consuming province in the country, lower oil prices put more money back into the pockets of Ontarians, while also juicing the buying power of its most important trading partner.
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5 factors that will drive Canadian mortgage rates in 2015
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In this post we'll kick off 2015 by looking at five key factors that will significantly influence the direction of Canadian fixed and variable mortgage rates in the coming year.

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Are you ready for the 'everything store' of real estate?
Inman News
I'm a full-service agent running a full-service brokerage, and I'm posing a question to you: if a market force required that we lower commissions to be competitive, how would you react and adapt to stay in business?

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Agent alleges discrimination by client
Real Estate Magazine
Rick Allenberg, a white sales rep with Fair Realty in Victoria, has filed a complaint with the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal alleging his black client broke a contract with him over race and country of origin.

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Contractors going bankrupt mid-renovation a 'nightmare' for homeowners
Metro News
A contractor going bankrupt mid-renovation is a "nightmare" situation for homeowners, experts say. If a construction company goes bankrupt mid-project, homeowners aren't likely to see their money again, said Toronto real-estate lawyer Mark Weisleder.
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Private real estate assets reach all-time high
Benefits Canada
The private equity real estate industry continued to grow in 2014, hitting an all-time high. Preqin says the aggregate assets under management of closed-end private real estate funds reached $872 billion globally as of June 2014, an increase of $58 billion since December 2013.
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Shedding light on OSFI's BFS Document Guidelines
Canadian Mortgage Trends
OSFI's final B-20 and B-21 underwriting guidelines left some unanswered questions, especially on validating income for self-employed (a.k.a. business for self, or BFS) borrowers. For enlightenment, we connected with OSFI to clarify three specific points.
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