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Single-family homes remain the most popular property type among both Baby Boomers and Generation Y, according to Royal LePage survey...

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The Royal LePage House Price Survey and Market Survey Forecast released today showed the average price of a home in Canada increased year-over-year between...

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Royal LePage Commercial, launched in April 2012, continues to expand as more brokers and agents look for support and commercial opportunities to meet the demand generated by the commercial mid-market...

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The Royal LePage Shelter Foundation has won the Communitas Award for its signature event, the National Garage Sale for Shelter....

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Since its launch in April 2012, Royal LePage Commercial has grown by an impressive 50 per cent and continues to provide commercial practitioners with the tools and resources necessary to address the real estate needs of business and investment clients...

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First-time buyer activity drops as market adjusts to new mortgage regulations. The Royal LePage House Price Survey released today showed the average price of a home in Canada increased year-over-year between...

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To kick off the bi-annual Royal LePage National Sales Conference which took place in Vancouver from September 20-22, a group of sixty Royal LePage agents and brokers from across Canada tested their physical fitness all for a good cause.

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The Royal LePage House Price Survey and Market Survey Forecast released today showed the average price of a home in Canada increased year-over-year between 3.3 and 5.5 per cent in the second quarter of 2012. By the end of 2012, Royal LePage expects...

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Royal LePage is proud to announce its partnership with Godrej Properties to help Canadians and Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) invest in India’s growing real estate market. “Godrej Properties is a subsidiary of Godrej Group, a well known and trusted organization...

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While searching for bargains on Mother’s Day weekend, thousands of delighted shoppers across the country not only found great deals, they helped save the lives of women and children seeking an escape from family violence...

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A survey commissioned by Royal LePage Real Estate Services showed that intended recreational property buyers have different ideas on generating income from their properties compared to the actual decisions of those who are already in the market. Often, potential buyers will consider renting as a means to finance their purchase. The survey, which was conducted by Leger Marketing, polled...

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The Horizon Interactive Awards, a leading international interactive media awards competition, announced the 2011 award winners to highlight this year’s “best of the best” in interactive media production. Royal LePage was recognized for its excellence with a silver award in the Mobile Website category for ...

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Royal LePage Signature Realty is proud to announce the rebirth of Royal LePage’s storied Commercial brand, which will support the office’s growing team of commercial practitioners and their clients. This new commercial real estate offering provides...

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The Royal LePage House Price Survey released today showed the average price of a home in Canada increased between 2.2 and 5.0 per cent in the first quarter of 2012, compared to the previous year. Market activity in the first quarter of 2012 was unusually high resulting in tight inventories and strong price appreciation in most major cities. Buyers were attracted into the market by historically low mortgage rates...

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The Royal LePage Shelter Foundation is thrilled to announce its fundraising results for 2011: a record-setting $2 million was raised to support women’s shelters and to help stop family violence in Canada. Royal LePage is the only Canadian real estate company with its own charity, empowering sales representatives to make a tangible difference in their local community and across the country...

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Royal LePage Real Estate Services is proud to announce the rebirth of its storied Commercial brand to support the company’s nationwide network of commercial real estate practitioners and their clients. Royal LePage’s new commercial real estate offering provides a complete set of tools and resources for...

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The Royal LePage House Price Survey and Market Survey Forecast released today showed the average price of a home in Canada increased between 3.6 and 6.1 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2011, compared to the previous year. Royal LePage expects average price growth to continue...

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An unusually snowy winter, a prolonged rainy spring, or a blistering hot summer – such as the recent heat wave in central Canada – can have a significant near-term impact on home sales, according to a national survey of real estate agents conducted by Royal LePage Real Estate Services. ...

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What makes your neighbourhood great? Is it the big trees? The friendly people down the street? Kids playing outside? Or the great coffee shop only a block away? Now in its second year, Royal LePage is pleased to announce its My Great Neighbourhood contest. Canadians are asked to submit an entry online explaining why they love where they live. Winners are selected based on how creative, original, informative, and compelling their entry is. The number of Facebook votes the entry receives is also considered. ...

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Canada’s residential real estate market saw sizable year-over-year price increases in the second quarter of 2011, but high house prices are concealing early signs of a moderating market, according to the Royal LePage House Price Survey and Market Survey Forecast released today. The market has seen its near-term peak in house price appreciation, and a slower second half of the year is expected. Still, by the end of 2011, the national average house price is expected to be 7.7 per cent higher than it was at the end of 2010. ...

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Who could have imagined that selling old dishes, unwanted furniture and outgrown toys could save a woman’s life and give a young person the chance for a brighter future?Yet on May 14, 2011, Royal LePage offices across the country hosted the 3rd Annual National Garage Sale for Shelter and did just that. Thanks to their dedication, creativity and hard work, and the support of local community members, the event set a new record by raising more than $400,000 in support of the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation. ...

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An overwhelming majority of Canadians who have either purchased or who intend to buy recreational property in the next 24 months believe that buying a vacation home is a good long-term investment, according to a nationwide survey of Canadian attitudes towards recreational property ownership commissioned by Royal LePage Real Estate Services and run on the Angus Reid Forum. Overall, the survey found that 89 per cent of current owners and prospective buyers agree that recreational properties are a good long-term investment. Broken down by region, this included 92 per cent of respondents from Alberta, 91 per cent of Ontarians, 87 per cent of BC residents and 81 per cent of people surveyed in Quebec. ...

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Spring is upon us and the housing market is set to enter its busiest time of the year. With winter a mere memory and lots of sunshine on the way, many potential homebuyers will be out and about looking for the perfect home to suit their needs and budget. If you’re preparing to put your home on the market this spring, there are a number of things you can do to erase signs of winter wear and improve your home’s appeal.“Whether you’re in a buyer’s market or seller’s market, simple, cost-effective improvements like applying a fresh coat of paint to your home’s interior or exterior can transform your home and help attract greater interest from potential buyers,” said, Dianne Usher, Vice President and Division Manager, Royal LePage Real Estate Services, Johnston & Daniel Division. “Larger-scale improvements like renovations can also enhance a home’s appeal while some houses might require repairs after a long and harsh Canadian winter.” ...

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On Saturday, May 14, more than 115 Royal LePage offices across Canada will host the National Garage Sale for Shelter, a one-day charitable garage sale in support of the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation – an organization committed to supporting women’s shelters and ending violence against women and children.Now in its third year, the event brings local residents together with Royal LePage REALTORS® to raise much-needed funds and awareness to help break the cycle of family violence. Since 2009, the National Garage Sale for Shelter has raised more than $435,000 to support women’s shelters across the country and help fund long-term solutions to end violence in Canada’s homes. ...

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Royal LePage Meadowtowne Realty launched a mobile application today that enables consumers to conveniently search real estate listings on their iPhone or iPad devices. The app can be downloaded for free from iTunes and allows users to view all of Royal LePage Meadowtowne’s listings anytime and from anywhere.The Meadowtowne app offers benefits to both sellers listed with Royal LePage Meadowtowne as well as potential homebuyers looking for homes in Mississauga, Milton or Georgetown. Sellers benefit from having their homes featured on one of the largest and most popular mobile platforms in the world while homebuyers with iPhones or iPads benefit from the convenience of having mobile access to all of Meadowtowne’s current listings, including interior photos, Walkscores and GPS mapping. ...

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