As provinces across the country begin opening the economy and consumers start experiencing a new daily normal, the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) is proud to equip REALTORS® with exclusive tools and the latest industry information as they continue
Urgent Notice: Phishing Attempts
Recently, CREA members have been targeted by a phishing email campaign. The subject line of this fraudulent email is “Violation of Crea code of conduct” and it claims to be sent from firstname.lastname@example.org. This message did not come from CREA staff or any CREA systems. If you receive this email do not open the message or any attachments. We encourage members to be vigilant about online security and to refer to these articles to learn what phishing is and how to detect phishing emails. to serve their clients.
REAL TIME: A Conversation About Real Estate in the Age of COVID-19
In a special COVID-19 episode of REAL TIME, we speak with five leaders from the REALTOR® community on its impact and how members can adapt to the evolving work environment and real estate market. Learn how to take advantage of this time to become more adept with digital tools, and to maintain meaningful relationships with your clients.
Exclusive Market Insights are a Click Away with the MLS® Home Price Index (HPI)
As a REALTOR®, you have exclusive access to Canada’s most advanced and accurate tool to gauge a neighborhood’s home price levels and trends. With the MLS® HPI, you can make more informed pricing decisions, validate your comparative market analysis and better navigate your business through the current market. Contact your board or association for more information on how to access the MLS® HPI.
REALTOR.ca By the Numbers: May 2020
Here are the numbers for REALTOR.ca in May 2020 compared to the same time last year:
- A total of 8.8 million unique visitors, up 22%;
- More than 294,000 leads, a 7% increase; and
A 20% drop in inventory.
Virtual features continue to be an asset on REALTOR.ca. To date, almost 11,000 live streams have been registered since the feature launched in April. By the end of May;
- Nearly 1 in 4 active listings featured a pre-recorded video/3D tour; and
- 12% of users who viewed listings on REALTOR.ca with video/3D tours or live streams watched the tour or participated in the live event.
REALTORS® like you are more important than ever as consumers navigate this drastically changing market.
What REALTORS® Should Know About COVID-19
Continue to check our online COVID-19 hub for the latest industry news, resources and CREA tools to help you and your clients. The SET section of the hub highlights tools and services you can share with your clients to make informed decisions.
We wish you and your family the best of health. If you have any questions, you can reach our Member Support team by email at email@example.com or by phone at 1-888-237-7945.