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Where to find Information on Real Estate in Canada

Before exploring open houses, it’s important to make yourself familiar with real estate services and information available to you, in order to be well prepared when entering the real estate market. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell your home, there are a number of useful resources to help you. Check out a few of our favorites below!

1. The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA)

The Canadian Real Estate Association or CREA, is an amazing resource for Canadians who either want to buy or sell their home. They offer helpful advice, as well as educational videos on topics such as fixed vs. variable rate mortgages, in addition to a number of others. CREA also provides up to date and reliable housing market statistics, that can be helpful throughout the buying or selling process. 

2. Realtor.ca

Whether you’re buying or selling, Realtor.ca is a reliable, safe, and CREA affiliated real estate site, trusted by hundreds of Canadians. If you’re buying or selling a home, Realtor.ca offers the latest home listings, as well as allows sellers to compare home prices within their area. If you’re looking for a trusted realtor, Realtor.ca also helps Canadians find the right Real Estate professional with their free Realtor search service! 

3. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) 

If you have questions concerning housing and mortgage insurance, CMHC is a great resource to learn more about what you can afford, general requirements, and how much insurance will cost.