Ray Brownlee

Managing Broker
244 10 Street
Brandon, MBR7A 4E8
Office: 204-725-0555
Office Fax: 204-727-0377
Cell: 204-729-5261
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Ray Brownlee

Ray Brownlee Managing Broker

CENTURY 21 Westman.com Ltd.
244 10 Street
Brandon, MBR7A 4E8
Office: 204-725-0555
Cell: 204-729-5261
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Did You Know ?

All members of organized real estate adhere to the Professional Standards of their local, provincial and national real estate organizations. One of our provincial standards is the Protocol for the Presentations of Multiple Offers.  As such, real estate agents MUST present all offers in a timely fashion. All offers must be documented by the agent on a separate form as to when they were ...

Brandon Real Estate market for August, 2011

 Once again the residential home sales were very strong in August. A combination of July and August sales showed a 44% increase over the same period in 2011.Home sales reported through the MLS® System of the Brandon Real Estate Board totalled 138 units in August 2011, marking the third highest level on record for August sales. It was an increase of five per cent from the same month last year, ...

Brandon Residential Market Analysis

 Well, we are five months into this years real estate market and some indicators are starting to take shape. We saw a modest decrease in average sale prices for the month of May of approximately 1%. However year to date sales remain slightly ahead of 2009. It would appear at this time we are on track for modest growth in home values in the 1-2% range. Sales should remain on par with 2009. ...

" SEND A KID TO CAMP " EASTER SEALS GOLF TOURNAMENT

DID YOU KNOW THAT THE CENTURY21 SYSTEM WORLD WIDE RAISED $2.1 MILLION DOLLARS FOR EASTER SEALS . OUR CANADIAN OFFICES RAISED $399,000.00 IN 2009 .  EASTER SEALS SERVES MORE THAN 100,000 PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITIES- THE COUNTRY'S LARGEST SUCH PROVIDER OF PROGRAMS AND SERVICES. iT'S MOST WELL KNOWN PROGRAM IS THE EASTER SEALS KIDS TO CAMP PROGRAM. WE ARE REALLY EXCITED THIS YEAR TO DEDICATE ...

April Sales Strong

in the Brandon Real Estate sales market. Our month over month April numbers showed a 34% increase in units sold. Sellers are smiling with the increase this year in our spring market.  Year to date sales are up approximately 14% to the end of April.  Active listings continue to be about the same as last year, so if your thinking of selling, now is the time !

FEBRUARY SALES JUMP !

Brandon's Feb. MLS sales jumped by 30% month over month from 2009 ! Our active inventory remains down by almost 20% from 09 creating another sellers market. Now certainly is the time to market your home before more properties become available. With the early spring weather upon us, June and July possession dates are fast approaching.
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#11 in CANADA by UNITS

It is my privilege to congratulate all of our Century21 Sales Associates for their contribution towards making our office the #11 office in Canada by unit production for 2009. Their dedication,hard work.and commitment in helping clients reach their real estate needs is truly amazing. To be #11 of almost 500 offices across Canada is an accomplishment extraordinaire.

Brandon Real Estate Sales for 2009

Residential single family Real Estate sales for 2009 in Brandon provide us with some interesting statistics.  The number of sales declined  8.6% from 2009. However average sale prices remained relatively constant with a marginal decline of less than 1%.  I see our local market continuing to grow modestly in 2010 with home prices increasing in the 1-2% range. Our local and provincial ...

What exactly is an "Agreement for Sale" ?

The "Agreement for Sale" contract is sometimes confused with the term "Rent with Option to Own". We have used the Agreement for Sale contract in a number of situations over the years. Generally, there is an extenuating circumstance whereby the buyers are not in a position to take title upon occupying the property. The buyer will take possession and occupy the premises[usually paying ...

BANK RATES

Bank of Canada maintains interest rate and says inflation target of 2 % on track for third quarter 2011.  Their Oct. prediction for inflation to hit 2% being 3rd quarter 2011 might indicate that rates could remain steady without any upward adjustments thru 2010.  As the Canadian Real Estate Association's Chief Economist stated , " repeating its concern voiced in October, ...