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Gregory Klump

CREA Chief Economist

Gregory Klump is Chief Economist of The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), a position he has held since 2005. He is also a member of the National Housing Research Committee, a group organized by Canada Mortgage and Housing (CMHC); he is also a contributor to the Economic Research Committee of the Canadian Homebuilders Association. In summary, he knows the economics of Canada’s housing market. His analysis and forecasts for the Canadian resale housing market are covered on a regular basis by news media across Canada. Gregory joined CREA in 1992, and has also served as both senior and staff economist for the Association. Prior to joining CREA, he was a Market Analyst in the national office of Canada Mortgage and Housing (CMHC). He started his career as an economist at the Institute for Research on Public Policy before joining the National Liberal Caucus Research Bureau as a Policy Analyst when Jean Chretien was the Leader of the Opposition. Gregory has a graduate degree in economics from Carleton University in Ottawa.

Our "Phantom Listings" Are Based on Ghost Evidence

The Canadian Real Estate Association has concerns with the Huffington Post article about "phantom listings" on MLS Systems of Real estate Boards and Associations, specifically, allegations made by a third party that duplicate listings inflate monthly sales figures and average prices, as well as the figures presented as evidence of this.
09/24/2013 05:50 EDT