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Buyers & Sellers

This webpage will be of particular interest to buyers and sellers of properties for sale on’s relationship with your REALTOR® and Board/Association MLS® Systems

When you work with a REALTOR®, your property listing may be added to a local Board’s/Association’s MLS® System. Find out more information on what exactly an MLS® System is.

Information on properties listed for sale on Board MLS® Systems may then be provided to CREA by Boards/Associations for display on CREA’s property database websites (including and CREA’s Data Distribution Facility (DDF®)). While such information pertains to real property, some aspects of the information (e.g. Sale Price) may be considered as Personal Information. The collection, use and disclosure of such information is governed by the applicable Board’s privacy policy and listing agreement. CREA only uses this information for display on CREA’s property database websites, and for general market research and analysis purposes.

Third Party Storage

Buyers and sellers should be aware that their property listing information may be stored with a third party. Find out more about how CREA deals with the storage of Personal Information on third party servers.