Our Member REALTORS® – Who They Are
We live here. We work here. We care for our Community
The term REALTOR® is designated to those who have chosen to belong to local, provincial and national real estate associations. In doing so, they have agreed to adhere to a strict code of professional standards that ensures the highest levels of service and integrity. A REALTOR® understands the complexities of the many areas related to real estate transactions such as tax assessments, appraisals, financing, market values and closing procedures. By working with a REALTOR® City of Kawartha Lakes buying and selling public is tapping into a vast information network. Using the Kawartha Lakes Real Estate Association’s Multiple Listing Service (MLS®), a REALTOR® can market a property to all other REALTORS®, and alternately, match buyers’ specific needs to all available properties on the system, providing the very best in real estate service.
Multiple Listing Service
The Multiple Listing Service (MLS®) is a co-operative system used only by Canada’s real estate boards to give maximum exposure of properties listed for sale. It’s a vital tool for today’s real estate professional, this current and timely database system can provide the REALTOR® invaluable assistance in buying or selling your next home. Utilizing the MLS® system, REALTORS® can access sold prices, list prices, average time on the market, historical data and conduct comparative market analyses.
One clear measure of Members commitment to real estate excellence is their constant desire for learning. Designed to maintain the highest professional standards, Kawartha Lakes Real Estate Association, offers Members continuing education opportunities that are second to none.
Through a number of communication vehicles, Kawartha Lakes Real Estate Association, works to convey the value of using a local REALTOR®. Local REALTORS® are Committed To Our Community. They work here. They live here. They know the value of your property, they are familiar with the local market trends and they are knowledgeable of the local environmental issues.
Kawartha Lakes Real Estate Association in participation with the Canadian Real Estate Association and the Ontario Real Estate Association’s Political Action groups, ensure that Members are kept abreast of all current issues affecting real estate. Our Government Relations Committee continues to work together to provide input to all levels of government that affect REALTORS® and the public they serve.