Wednesday, April 24, 2013


CREA The Canadian Real Estate Association

CREA 2012 Annual Report
A big year for organized real estate
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There's no doubt about it, the business of buying and selling property is changing. Whether it's consumer expectations, technology, business tools and practices, there's a feeling that the next 10 years will be very different from the last 10.

At CREA – our goal is to help REALTORS® succeed. We do our best to help on many different levels, through advocacy at a national level around things that affect REALTORS® and consumers, like legislation and mortgage rules, and also by providing insight and the technical tools you need to succeed. We have the number one real estate site in the country with big things coming this year. Please take the time to read our environmentally friendly, e-annual report.





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Wednesday, April 17, 2013


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Monday, April 15, 2013


March 2013 statistics and MLS HPI.pdf Download this file

Canadian home sales rise in March


Ottawa, ON, April 15, 2013 - According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales edged upward on a month-over-month basis in March 2013 but stayed well below levels recorded one year ago.



       National home sales rose 2.4% from February to March.

       Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity came in 15.3% below levels in March 2012.

       The number of newly listed homes was up 3.2% from February to March.

       The Canadian housing market remains firmly in balanced territory.

       The national average sale price rose 2.5% on a year-over-year basis in March.

       The MLS® HPI rose 2.2% in March, its smallest gain in more than two years.


The number of home sales processed through the MLS® Systems of real estate Boards and Associations and other co-operative listing systems in Canada rose 2.4 per cent on a month-over-month basis in March 2013.       


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Wednesday, April 10, 2013


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Monday, April 8, 2013


Housing Research - March 2013

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Housing for Older Canadians
CMHC's series "Housing for Older Canadians — The Definitive Guide to the Over-55 Market" was developed to address the housing needs of Canadians aged 55 and older and is intended for those developing seniors' housing, including both for-profit developers and organizations interested in sponsoring housing projects for seniors.
Understanding the Market – Volume 1
Responding to the Market – Volume 2
Planning the Project – Volume 3
Designing the Project – Volume 4
Services and Amenities – Volume 5

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Accessible Housing by Design — Bathrooms
A bathroom designed and constructed according to the principles of universal design should be comfortable and safe for all family members, regardless of age or ability. This About Your House outlines the design considerations and elements of a universally designed bathroom, from manoeuvring space and ease of cleaning to grab bars and walk-in bathtubs and showers.

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Canadian Housing & Renewal Association Annual Congress
Housing and Homelessness
April 30 – May 3, 2013
Ottawa, Ontario

16th Annual Alberta Sustainable Building Symposium
May 7, 2013
Edmonton, Alberta

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That the 2011 CAAMP survey showed that about 60% of existing mortgage borrowers had fixed-rate mortgages, 31% had variable-rate mortgages, and others had combination mortgages? See the Chapter 2: Housing Finance for more information or view the full version of the 2012 Canadian Housing Observer.

Find out what is new and upcoming with CMHC. Visit our Events Calendar.

To find out what is going on in the industry, see this List of other Housing-Related Events and Conferences.

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