Publications

CREA recognizes that buying or selling a home can be a challenge. There are myriad laws, regulations and policies to navigate. Any number of factors can affect buyers, sellers and owners. A REALTOR® can help. And so can taking the time to read up on the issues. This is why CREA regularly produces publications on a variety of issues relevant to the public.

Homebuyers’ Road Map
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.

2016 REALTOR® Political Action Issues Mon, 04/18/2016
For over 25 years, REALTORS® have advocated on behalf of homebuyers, property owners and communities. Representing over 114,000 of their colleagues, REALTORS® meet with Parliamentarians, both in Ottawa and at home.

Economic Impact of MLS® Sales 2015 (Altus Study) Mon, 06/15/2015
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.

A Homeowner’s Guide to Radon Thu, 06/09/2016
Radon, a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas formed by the natural breakdown of uranium in the earth, can seep from the ground, posing health risks in homes. Radon is radioactive, and potentially carcinogenic if enough of the gas builds up. This report outlines the possible health risks of radon and what you can do to alleviate risks posed by exposure.

Marihuana Grow Operations and Synthetic Drug Labs Mon, 01/06/2014
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.

CREA Integrated Accessiblity Standards Regulation Policy 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.

CREA Multi-Year Accessibility Plan 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.

The Canadian Real Estate Association By-Laws and Rules Thu, 4/14/2016
CREA’s By-laws and Rules provide an overview of the Association’s policies, governance and membership responsibilities. These by-laws, ratified in March 2016, have been approved by Industry Canada.

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Phone: 613.237-7111 Email: info@crea.ca

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