Checking the market for houses, in print and online!
You are being transferred from Newfoundland to British Columbia and you have less than a month to find a new home.
Solution: You can look for your new home on the Internet at the very moment you learn of your move.
Searching for a house in cyberspace is possible through the online Multiple Listing Service sponsored by The Canadian Real Estate Association on behalf of its members.
Go to It contains a series of easy-to-understand icons or buttons to help you navigate through the system.
You can search for properties by area, type, price, number of bedrooms and bathrooms.
Once youʼve made your choice on a particular property, it is easy to contact the REALTOR. There is usually an e-mail link directly to the REALTORʼS computer, along with his or her phone number.
Also - if you visit The Telegramʼs website (www.thetelegram.com) and go under Special Sections, you can view the weekly Home Buyersʼ Guide, the print version of which is included in each Saturday Telegram.