Canada Real Estate Directory
Designed to be your one-stop destination for anything you can think
of that is about or related to Canada Real Estate.
Information about using RRSP to assist in purchasing a home is
outlined under “Individual”, RRSP.
Equifax is a recognized leader in consumer and commercial
credit-reporting. The consumer information centre has information
that is a helpful guide to credit-reporting issues.
They are a leading provider of mortgage insurance for the lenders.
Association of B.C.
Provincial organization for mortgage brokers, lenders and other
Transunion is another credit reporting agency used by lender.
Appraisal Institute of Canada
The Appraisal Institute of Canada, founded in 1938, is the premier
real estate appraisal association in Canada.
The British Columbia Real Estate Association represents the
interests of the real estate boards and their licensees on all
Real Estate Association
The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) is one of Canada's
largest single-industry trade associations, representing more than
65,000 real estate brokers/agents and salespeople working through
112 real estate boards, 10 provincial associations and one
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is the Government of
Canada's national housing agency, helping Canadians gain access to a
wide choice of quality, affordable homes.
The Canadian Condominium Institute is
the Voice of Condominium
in Canada. They are a national, independent, non-profit organization
dealing exclusively with condominium issues. Formed in 1982, CCI
represents all participants in the condominium community.
Commercial Real Estate News
The Commercial Real Estate News (CREN) is an on-line news and
professional networking service for anyone with a keen interest in
Canadian real estate. CREN is supported by subscription fees and
The Homeowner Protection Office (HPO) is a provincial Crown
corporation formed as a response to many of the recommendations from
the original Barrett Commission report on the quality of condominium
construction in British Columbia.
Institute of Canada
The Real Estate Institute of Canada, an association of
professionals, has been educating and certifying professionals in
real estate since 1955. From seminars, to intense professional
education, to the leading professional designations, all of REIC's
programs serve our mission.