Canadian home sales rise again in May 2019

Ottawa, ON, June 14, 2019 – Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales climbed further in May 2019. Highlights: National home sales rose 1.9% month-over-month (m-o-m) in May. Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity was up 6.7% year-over-year (y-o-y). The number of newly listed homes edged back by 1.2% m-o-m. [...]

By |2019-06-14T07:00:00-06:00June 14th, 2019|CREA News|0 Comments

Quarterly Forecasts

CREA Updates Resale Housing Market Forecast Ottawa, ON, June 14, 2019 – The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has updated its forecast for home sales activity via the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) Systems of Canadian real estate boards and associations in 2019 and 2020. Many of the economic fundamentals that support housing activity remain strong [...]

By |2019-06-14T06:59:06-06:00June 14th, 2019|CREA News|0 Comments

Canadian home sales rise in April 2019

Ottawa, ON, May 15, 2019 – Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales climbed in April 2019. Highlights: National home sales improved by 3.6% month-over-month (m-o-m) in April. Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity was up 4.2% year-over-year (y-o-y). The number of newly listed homes climbed 2.7% m-o-m. The [...]

By |2019-05-15T07:00:50-06:00May 15th, 2019|CREA News|0 Comments

CREA supports efforts to crack down on money laundering

Ottawa, ON, May 14, 2019 ­— Recent reports highlight real estate in Canada can be a haven for money launderers due to its stability and value. The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) fully supports governments’ efforts to crack down on money laundering. CREA would like to underscore the British Columbia Real Estate Association’s position, “real estate [...]

By |2019-05-14T14:13:04-06:00May 14th, 2019|CREA News|0 Comments

Canadian home sales edge higher in March 2019

Ottawa, ON, April 15, 2019 – Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales edged higher in March 2019 after having declined sharply the previous month. Highlights: National home sales edged up 0.9% month-over-month (m-o-m) in March. Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity was down 4.6% year-over-year (y-o-y). The number of [...]

By |2019-04-15T07:00:29-06:00April 15th, 2019|CREA News|0 Comments

CREA Welcomes Focus on Housing in Budget 2019

Ottawa, ON, March 19, 2019 –  The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) welcomes the various measures in Budget 2019 that will help address housing affordability and provide meaningful support for Canadians.  REALTORS® have been advocating on behalf of millennials and others who aspire to homeownership but are struggling to reach their goal amid a challenging environment. [...]

By |2019-03-20T09:32:15-06:00March 20th, 2019|CREA News|0 Comments

Canadian home sales drop sharply in February 2019

Ottawa, ON, March 15, 2019 – Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales dropped sharply from January to February 2019. Highlights: National home sales plummeted 9.1% month-over-month (m-o-m) in February. Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity was down 4.4% year-over-year (y-o-y). The number of newly listed homes fell 3.2% m-o-m. [...]

By |2019-03-15T07:00:21-06:00March 15th, 2019|CREA News|0 Comments

Canadian home sales improve in January 2019

Ottawa, ON, February 15, 2019 – Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales in January 2019 were up from the previous month but remained below levels recorded one year ago. Highlights: National home sales rose 3.6% between December 2018 and January 2019. Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity was down [...]

By |2019-02-15T07:00:37-06:00February 15th, 2019|CREA News|0 Comments

Canadian home sales fall further in December

Ottawa, ON, January 15, 2019 – Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales posted a fourth-straight monthly decline in December 2018. Highlights: National home sales fell 2.5% from November to December. Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity was down by 19% from one year ago. The number of newly listed [...]

By |2019-01-15T07:00:28-06:00January 15th, 2019|CREA News|0 Comments