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April 05, 2022 | CREB

CREB® Chair Lorna Hamm honoured with REALTORS Care® Award

The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has named CREB® Chair Lorna Hamm as the recipient of the Canadian REALTORS Care® Award 2022. 

Mobile usage trends are changing the way many Canadians shop for their next home. An estimated 67 per cent 
of traffic to comes from a mobile device.

Oct. 08, 2016 | Gerald Vander Pyl

Rise of the machines

Technology continues to reshape homebuying experience

Pick a recent weekend, and you've likely spotted Calgarians wandering in your neighbourhood with cellphones held up to their face.

Pokemon Go?

Actually, they might be homebuyers following mapped directions to an open house in the area. Or texting where to meet a real estate professional to view a home for sale.


Nov. 03, 2015 | CREBNow

What's your home's Transit Score?

New feature to join Walk Score on

Transit Score will now be made available on select listings on, the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) announced recently.

The national real estate agency said the addition is in response to a "demographic and socioeconomic shift toward sustainable transportation." It also noted that in a 2013 Nanos survey, 59 per cent of respondents indicated that the Transit Score would be valuable when assessing listings on

The addition of the Transit Score coincides with the change in the implementation of the already popular Walk Score. Both scores will now be positioned in the new "Walk Score + Directions" tab, rather than at the bottom of the listing details page.

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