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All materials, content and data (collectively, “Content”) on this site are copyrighted and are owned either by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) or the real estate board or other third party that has supplied the Content to CREA. This website, and all Content available on this website, is owned by, or licensed to, CREA.

Except as expressly provided for in Section 2, Content available on this site is intended for private, non-commercial use by individuals. Any commercial use of the Content in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, is specifically forbidden except with the prior written authority of CREA.

Users may, subject to these Terms of Use, print or otherwise save individual pages for private use. Except as provided for in Section 2, Content may not be modified or altered in any respect, merged with other data or published in any form, in whole or in part. By accessing this site, or by downloading Content, the user confirms agreement with, and acceptance of these Terms of Use.

MLS® HPI Data and News Release Content

This website makes MLS® HPI data available for download at and news release information for download at and

The user may, subject to these Terms of Use, download this Content for general reference by the user in order to conduct analyses, to generate graphs and charts, and in the reporting of results, conclusions, and forecasts. This Content must not be published or displayed in whole or in part in any such analyses, graphs, charts, results, conclusions or forecasts without the prior written consent of CREA. CREA must be attributed as the source of the Content in any and all displays. The user shall not use the Content or any results, graphs, charts or otherwise derived from the Content, for the purposes of resale or commercial distribution.


Not all real estate agents are REALTORS®.

REALTOR®, REALTORS® and the REALTOR® logo are certification marks owned by REALTOR® Canada Inc., a corporation jointly owned by the National Association of REALTORS® and CREA. The REALTOR® trademarks are used to identify real estate services provided by brokers and salespersons who are members of CREA and who accept and respect a strict Code of Ethics, and are required to meet consistent professional standards of business practice which is the consumer’s assurance of integrity.

MLS®, Multiple Listing Service®, and the associated logos are all registered certification marks owned by CREA and are used to identify real estate services provided by brokers and salespersons who are members of CREA.

Other trademarks may be owned by real estate Boards and other third parties. Nothing contained on this site gives any user the right or license to use any trademark displayed on this site without the express permission of the owner.

Links to Website

Users may link to the website. However, CREA reserves the right to refuse a link at any time at CREA’s sole discretion. The user agrees to remove any link to the website at CREA’s request.

Links to Third Party Sites

This website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by parties other than CREA. Such hyperlinks are provided for the user’s reference only. CREA does not control such websites and is not responsible for their contents or the privacy or other practices of such websites.


The user acknowledges that their personal information will be used by the website in accordance with the website privacy policy located at

Not Professional Advice

The Content on this website, including but not limited to articles and podcasts, are for information purposes only and are not a substitute for professional advice. Users who need professional advice should consult a lawyer or other qualified professional.


Some sections of the website may be password protected. Only those persons who have been validly issued passwords by CREA are authorized to access the website. The user agrees to provide CREA with accurate, complete, and updated registration information. Failure to do shall constitute a breach of these Terms of Use, which may result in immediate termination of the user’s access to the website. Furthermore, the user warrants that he/she will not:

  • Divulge, share or compromise his/her password, or use any other user’s password.
  • Enable or permit other persons to access the website.
  • Make unauthorized copies of any information on or displayed through the website.
  • Take any action which might reasonably be construed as injurious or detrimental to the interests of any other users or to CREA.
  • Permit unauthorized persons access to the website.


The website may allow users to send messages to other persons or post content that is visible to many users simultaneously (collectively, “Messages”). The user agrees not to use the website to harass or abuse, send spam or other unwanted communications, or send unlawful, libelous, obscene, discriminatory or otherwise objectionable Messages including Messages that:

  • infringe, misappropriate or violate any intellectual property or other rights of any third-party;
  • are defamatory, harmful to minors, obscene or child pornographic;
  • contain any viruses or programming routines intended to damage the services or any software, hardware or other technology used to provide the services or surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any data or information; or
  • are false, misleading or inaccurate.

CREA is under no obligation to review the content of Messages sent through the website but may do so at any time in order to comply with any law, government request, or in the interest of operating the website. CREA may remove or block any Message for any reason.

Liability and Warranty Disclaimer

CREA makes no representations about the suitability of the Content published on or through this website. Everything on this website, including but not limited to all Content, is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. Neither CREA nor any of its suppliers shall be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of the user’s access to or use of this website or the Content.

Disruption of Service

CREA may suspend, discontinue or change any aspect of the website or Content without notice or liability.


The user agrees to indemnify and hold CREA harmless from any and all liability, damages or expenses, whatsoever due, arising from, directly or indirectly, any cause of action arising out of their use of the website or the Content, including from any Messages sent through the website.

Updates, Upgrades, and Revisions

CREA may at any time revise these Terms of Use by updating this posting. All users of this site are bound by these conditions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review any changes to these requirements. The user’s continued use of this website or the Content following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance by the user of such modifications.

No Waiver

CREA’s failure or delay to enforce any of the terms and conditions under these Terms of Use shall not operate as a waiver of any of CREA’s rights or privileges under these Terms of Use.


If these Terms of Use are translated into a language other than English and there are conflicts between the translations, the English version shall prevail and control.

Governing Law

These Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of Ontario, Canada. The courts in Ottawa, Ontario, will have exclusive jurisdiction to hear and decide any disputes relating to these Terms of Use.

Contact Us

If you have any comments or questions, please contact:

200 Catherine Street, 6th Floor
Ottawa, ON
K2P 2K9
Tel: 1-800-842-2732
(613) 237-7111