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Creating our future

Creating our future

How do we – the leaders of organized real estate - ensure REALTORS® are ahead of the curve when it comes to meeting the needs of property buyers and sellers and creating value for them? 

How do we do this not just for now but for five years from now and for a decade from now?

I think three key ways are for boards and associations to collaborate across Canada to provide the best:

  • tools to REALTORS®
  • property resource websites and
  • educational opportunities

What do you think? CREA welcomes your comments and ideas at http://futuresdiscussions.realtorlink.ca.  

Is our housing market at risk?

May 31st, 2017
Is our housing market at risk? Today, the International Monetary Fund reported that Canadian households are highly indebted and housing affordability, particularly in Vancouver and Toron...Click here to read more detail about 'Is our housing market at risk?'

Moving towards a National Housing Strategy

May 1st, 2017
Moving towards a National Housing Strategy The Canadian Real Estate Association and its member real estate boards and associations across Canada have long advocated for better access to ...Click here to read more detail about 'Moving towards a National Housing Strategy'

What are the key challenges we face as a profession?

February 18th, 2016
What are the key challenges we face as a profession? If someone were to ask me what one characteristic Realtors® share, I'd say - adaptability.  Take a minute and think about i...Click here to read more detail about 'What are the key challenges we face as a profession?'

Will a luxury or speculation tax create more affordable housing?

February 2nd, 2016
Will a luxury or speculation tax create more affordable housing? In the last month, both the Mayor of Vancouver and economists from the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser Un...Click here to read more detail about 'Will a luxury or speculation tax create more affordable housing?'