Publications

Thu, 01/16/2014

The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) is one of Canada’s largest single-industry trade associations, representing more than 100,000 real estate Brokers/ agents and salespeople working through more than 100 real estate Boards and Associations to help consumers with their residential and commercials needs.

Sponsorship at a CREA Event provides you with a unique opportunity to make contact with Board and Association Executive Officers, Managers and Administrators of the Canadian real estate industry and volunteer leaders.

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Mon, 01/06/2014

CREA has adopted the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act which is outlined in its Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation (IASR) policy and Multi-Year Accessibility Plan.  The policy is a formal organizational rule or principle to guide decisions and to achieve outcomes.  The plan describes what organizations intend to do in order to meet the requirements of the regulation.

Mon, 01/06/2014

CREA has adopted the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act which is outlined in its Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation (IASR) policy and Multi-Year Accessibility Plan.  The policy is a formal organizational rule or principle to guide decisions and to achieve outcomes.  The plan describes what organizations intend to do in order to meet the requirements of the regulation.

Fri, 12/06/2013

Marihuana grow operations (MGOs) and synthetic drug laboratories may seem like they belong on television crime dramas, but reality places them much closer to home. Today, in Canada, drugs are being cultivated and manufactured behind the facades of any type of building that REALTORS® might come into contact with in the course of regular business. They pose both potential health and safety risks, and significant legal and ethical responsibilities.

Tue, 07/09/2013

The economic benefits of a home sale don't end when the deal closes – This study explores the spin-off economic activity created by recent home buyers.

Sun, 11/25/2012

The Homebuyers’ Road Map is a public information toolkit to help homebuyers make informed decisions and planning when choosing a home. This project is a collaboration between The Canadian Real Estate Association and the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada.

Tue, 10/23/2012

The Home Buyers' Plan (HBP) makes it easier for first-time homebuyers to purchase a home. REALTORS® are asking for the HBP to be indexed so it never loses its buying power.

Tue, 10/23/2012

Property owners face a disincentive to sell because they must pay back previously claimed depreciation (Capital Cost Allowance recapture) upon sale. In order to encourage community reinvestment, CREA proposes to allow for a deferral of the CCA recapture.

Tue, 10/23/2012

Job relocation, the death of a spouse or a marital breakdown often triggers a move, and can impact an individual’s ability to purchase another home that accommodates their circumstance. REALTORS® are asking that Canadians experiencing these significant life changes have the ability to access their savings through the HBP.

Tue, 10/23/2012

REALTOR® recommendations address the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance’s focus on economic recovery and growth, job creation and Canadians particularly in need of assistance. Crafted with Canada’s current economic climate in mind and the need to operate with fiscal restraint, REALTORS’® proposals benefit home buyers, property owners, our economy and communities. They play a significant role in helping to build and maintain Canada’s long term prosperity.