Canadian Real Estate Association

Realtors Prepare To Reveal Secretive Housing Data After Tribunal Ruling

CBC | Posted 05.09.2016 | Canada Business

The era of real estate agents guarding coveted sales data may be coming to an end, starting in Toronto. That's what many agents predict. In anticip...

Liberals' Mortage Rules May Be Working As Toronto, B.C. Cool Off

CP | David Paddon, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2016 | Canada Business

Average house price hits $506,567.

Feds Step Up Efforts To Make Realtors Report Money Laundering

CP Business | Alexandra Posadzki | Posted 04.13.2016 | Canada Business

There appears to be some uncertainty on the real estate association's part about some of the regulations.

Surviving Buying Season In Canada's Hottest Real Estate Markets

Samantha Brookes | Posted 03.30.2016 | Canada Business
Samantha Brookes

In the midst of the busiest month of the year in real estate, the Canadian housing market shows no signs of cooling down anytime soon, pushing buyers to think twice about their next move. Many assume that their best bet is to steer clear of the hot market, but that isn't necessarily a smart move.

Average House In Canada Now Costs More Than Half A Million

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.15.2016 | Canada Business

The average price of a house in Canada passed the $500,000 mark for the first time in February, according to data from the Canadian Real Estate Assoc...

What To Expect From Canada's Real Estate Market This Spring

YPNextHome | Posted 03.09.2016 | Canada Business

Spring is usually busy season in the housing market, and it will likely be the case this year -- though for different reasons in various areas. Daylight Savings Time begins on March 12, and the first day of spring is the following weekend. Plus, Environment Canada said this week that Canada will likely have a milder than normal spring this year.

5 Reasons You Should Buy A Home In 2016

YPNextHome | Posted 02.29.2016 | Canada Business

Why is 2016 a good year to buy a home in Canada? Let us count the ways. While there are no guarantees, in short, real estate in Canada is a proven performer over time. Sure, Vancouver and Toronto have shown the most spectacular historical growth, but even unsung markets in eastern Canada have performed well over time.

Canadian Home Prices Have Soared 12% In The Past Year

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.15.2016 | Canada Business

Prices this year could be "less frothy."

Three Provinces Will See Falling Home Prices Next Year: CREA

CP | Posted 12.15.2015 | Canada Business

Outside of Toronto and Vancouver, things are pretty flat in the housing market.

Toronto Home Affordability Worst In Decades As Buying Frenzy Intensifies

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.03.2015 | Canada Business

Affordability in Toronto worst since early 1990s Vancouver home sales soar 40% PIMCO sees '20% negative return' on housing in next 5 years ...

Canadian Home Prices Jump 8.3%

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Canadian home sales grew in October as demand remained strong in the red-hot real estate markets in Vancouver and the Greater Toronto Area....


CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.15.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA -- The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales in September were down 2.1 per cent compared with August. The association says sales...


CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The boom in Canada's housing market continued in August with sales of existing homes edging up 0.3 per cent month over month and holding at l...

Harper's Pledge On Foreign Homebuyers Gets Mixed Reception

CBC | Posted 08.14.2015 | Canada Business

The Conservatives' pledge to spend $500,000 on collecting "comprehensive data on foreign buyer activity in Canada's housing market" has been met wi...

Home Prices Jump Nearly 10%

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Canadian Real Estate Association says low interest rates have given buyers confidence and pushed the number of monthly sales in May and J...

Average Canadian Home Price Passes $450,000

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Home sales accelerated in May to their highest level in more than five years, as some home buyers looked to preempt an increase in mortgage ...

Sunny Freeman

Bad News For Those Hoping For Better Housing Market Info | Sunny Freeman | Posted 06.09.2015 | Canada Business

One of Canada’s most innovative services in the country’s tightly-controlled real estate market will close later this month. Rogers confirmed ...

Oil Price Collapse Will Push Down Home Sales: CREA

CP National News | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — The Canadian Real Estate Association is predicting that the impact of declining oil prices on consumer confidence in some provinces will p...

This Is Where House Prices Are Rising And Falling Across Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer and William Alcopra | Posted 02.18.2015 | Canada Business

Home sales in Canada fell for the third month in a row in January, signalling the likely end of a hot run for real estate as lower oil prices cool the...

Canadian Home Sales Tip Into Negative Territory

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA -- Home sales slipped lower in January for the second month in a row, with a slowdown in Calgary and Edmonton responsible for much of the decli...

Home Sales Take A Tumble

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - There were fewer home resales in Canada last month, with Calgary and Edmonton showing the biggest declines.The Canadian Real Estate Associati...

Home Sales To Peak This Year, Real Estate Group Says

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.14.2015 | Canada Business

Canadian home prices are expected to rise 0.9 per cent next year, to an average of $409,300, the Canadian Real Estate Association says in its latest m...

Record High House Prices

HuffPost Canada/CP | Posted 11.17.2014 | Canada Business

The average price of a home in Canada hit another all-time high in October, rising 7.1 per cent over the past year to just short of $420,000. But e...

This Is Why People Are Getting Frustrated With Real Estate Agents

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada Business

When it comes to cutting land transfer taxes that tack on thousands to the cost of a home, Canada’s realtors are happy to talk. But when it comes...

Sunny Freeman

Why Do Realtors Control Canada's 'Official' Housing Numbers? | Sunny Freeman | Posted 09.25.2014 | Canada Business

Carleigh Pawlikowski is a bit of a control freak. So when it came to the biggest purchase of her life — a first home — she was lucky to find herse...