12 Days of Christmas: What CREA Gives to You

While this time of year may be considered the giving season, here at the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), we work hard all year long to ensure you have the right tools to run your business.

Sure, I could just write a long list of our products and services available to you as members of CREA, but in the spirit of the season, I thought I would adapt (butcher) one of my favourite carols to help tell our story instead. (Lucky for you, I won’t actually sing it.)

Here we go…

On the first day of Christmas, CREA gave to me…

Exclusive access to REALTOR.ca

According to Comscore, REALTOR.ca is the No. 1 real estate platform in Canada.

On the second day of Christmas, CREA gave to me…

Two well-known trademarks and

Exclusive access to REALTOR.ca

The MLS® and REALTOR® trademarks are an important asset for our members, and the real estate industry as a whole. It’s important we protect these trademarks from becoming generic and losing their value by ensuring the trademarks are used correctly. Learn more: Everything You Need to Know About CREA’s Trademarks.  

On the third day of Christmas, CREA gave to me…

Three new CREA Café blogs every week

Two well-known trademarks and

Exclusive access to REALTOR.ca

The CREA Café aims to connect our valued members and friends by sharing thoughts and insights over a virtual cup of coffee. New blogs are posted at least three times per week. Interested in contributing? REALTORS® are encouraged to share their expertise and weigh in on important matters concerning real estate. Email crea-comms@crea.ca for more information.

On the fourth day of Christmas, CREA gave to me…

Four Quarterly Global News updates

Three new CREA Café blogs every week

Two well-known trademarks and

Exclusive access to REALTOR.ca

CREA Global makes it easy to connect with thousands of Canadian REALTORS® and international real estate professionals to network, exchange referral opportunities and compete in the international market.

On the fifth day of Christmas, CREA gave to me…

Five commitments to follow under the REALTOR® Code

Four Quarterly Global News updates

Three new CREA Café blogs every week

Two well-known trademarks and

Exclusive access to REALTOR.ca

The REALTOR® Code of Ethics states, as REALTORS® you are committed to:
– Professional competent service;
– Absolute honesty and integrity in business dealings;
– Utmost civility;
– Co-operation with and fairness to all; and
– Personal accountability thought compliance with CREA’s Standards of Business Practice.

On the sixth day of Christmas, CREA gave to me…

Six new leads from the REALTOR.ca Listings Stats app

Five commitments to follow under the REALTOR® Code

Four Quarterly Global News updates

Three new CREA Café blogs every week

Two well-known trademarks and

Exclusive access to REALTOR.ca

Available exclusively for REALTORS®, the REALTOR.ca Listing Stats app gives you access to your listing stats, notifies you when your listings go live and when you get new leads, as well as helps you connect with clients.

On the seventh day of Christmas, CREA gave to me…

Seven PAC Reps planning

Six new leads from the REALTOR.ca Listings Stats app

Five commitments to follow under the REALTOR® Code

Four Quarterly Global News updates

Three new CREA Café blogs every week

Two well-known trademarks and

Exclusive access to REALTOR.ca

Both directly, and through its Political Action Committee (PAC) reps from across the country, CREA’s Government Relations team strives to advocate for legislation and regulations that enable REALTORS® to better serve Canadian homeowners, aspiring homeowners and communities.

On the eighth day of Christmas, CREA gave to me…

Eight million (actually, 8.8 million) REALTOR® profile views on REALTOR.ca in 2019

Seven PAC Reps planning

Six new leads from REALTOR.ca Listings Stats app

Five commitments to follow under the REALTOR® Code

Four Quarterly Global News updates

Three new CREA Café blogs every week

Two well-known trademarks and

Exclusive access to REALTOR.ca

You can find more insights like this in the annual REALTOR.ca Insights Report. You can also do a deep dive into search behaviour, demographics and REALTOR.ca usage in the areas you do business in with REALTOR.ca Local Insights.

On the ninth day of Christmas, CREA gave to me…

Nine transactions completed on CREA WEBForms®

Eight million (actually, 8.8 million) REALTOR® profile views on REALTOR.ca in 2019

Seven PAC Reps planning

Six new leads from the REALTOR.ca Listings Stats app

Five commitments to follow under the REALTOR® Code

Four Quarterly Global News updates

Three new CREA Café blogs every week

Two well-known trademarks and

Exclusive access to REALTOR.ca

CREA WEBForms® is a completed transaction management system. Between video tutorials and weekly webinars with our experts, CREA provides resources to help you leverage CREA WEBForms® to its full potential and to ensure you can use it with ease.

On the tenth day of Christmas, CREA gave to me…

Ten new courses on CREA’s Learning Hub

Nine transactions completed on CREA WEBForms®

Eight million (actually, 8.8 million) REALTOR® profile views on REALTOR.ca in 2019

Seven PAC Reps planning

Six new leads from the REALTOR.ca Listings Stats app

Five commitments to follow under the REALTOR® Code

Four Quarterly Global News updates

Three new CREA Café blogs every week

Two well-known trademarks and

Exclusive access to REALTOR.ca

The CREA Learning Hub is an amazing resource for REALTORS® and board/association staff to learn more about our products and services. It also provides a one-stop shop for professional development courses.

On the eleventh day of Christmas, CREA gave to me…

Eleven live stream open houses

Ten new courses on CREA’s Learning Hub

Nine transactions completed on CREA WEBForms®

Eight million (actually, 8.8 million) REALTOR® profile views on REALTOR.ca in 2019

Seven PAC Reps planning

Six new leads from the REALTOR.ca Listings Stats app

Five commitments to follow under the REALTOR® Code

Four Quarterly Global News updates

Three new CREA Café blogs every week

Two well-known trademarks and

Exclusive access to REALTOR.ca

In April, with the help of boards and associations, REALTOR.ca added the ability to schedule and promote live stream open houses. Since then, more than 24,800 live stream open houses have been conducted by more than 2,600 REALTORS® across Canada.

On the twelfth day of Christmas, CREA gave to me…

Twelve monthly news releases featuring the latest national housing markets stats

Eleven live stream open houses

Ten new courses on CREA’s Learning Hub

Nine transactions completed on CREA WEBForms®

Eight million (actually, 8.8 million) REALTOR® profile views on REALTOR.ca in 2019

Seven PAC Reps planning

Six new leads from the REALTOR.ca Listings Stats app

Five commitments to follow under the REALTOR® Code

Four Quarterly Global News updates

Three new CREA Café blogs every week

Two well-known trademarks and

Exclusive access to REALTOR.ca

From national home sale statistics to the MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) and the CREA Stats Centre, our team of talented economists works hard to provide you with most accurate and up to date information. Browse through some of the data on CREAStats.ca.

You don’t have to wait for the festive season for these products are services, we offer them to our members all year round!

However (and whatever holiday) you choose to celebrate; we hope you do so safely.

Happy holidays everyone!

Sarah Doktor brings her experience as a small-town journalist and national online editor to the Canadian Real Estate Association as a Communications Advisor. Sarah helps facilitate conversations between CREA and our members, boards, associations and the public via our online communities. She also helps coordinate the content presented to you here on the CREA Café. In her spare time, Sarah can be found at the gym, running on a trail or watching Netflix with her cat, Libby.


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