The BCREA is the professional association for more than 20,000 REALTORS® in BC, focusing on provincial issues that impact real estate. Working with the province’s 11 real estate boards, BCREA provides continuing professional education, advocacy, economic research and standard forms to help REALTORS® provide value for their clients.

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Housing Market Update Video Webcast (December 2017) 

Watch BCREA Chief Economist Cameron Muir discuss the November 2017 statistics:

Mortgage Rate Forecast (December 2017)

Canadian mortgage rates rose substantially in 2017 and are forecast to rise further in 2018. . . more >>   

Strong Economy Supporting Elevated Housing Demand

BCREA reports that a total of 7,731 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® in November, an increase of 20.4 per cent from the same period last year...more >> 

Commercial Leading Indicator (November 2017)

The BCREA CLI increased for a ninth consecutive quarter, rising 2 points in the third quarter of 2017 to 135.3. That increase represents a 1.7 per cent rise over the second quarter and a 7.3 per cent increase from one year ago. . . more >>   

BCREA 2017 Fouth Quarter Housing Forecast

In its 2017 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast, BCREA reported that MLS® residential sales in the province are estimated to reach 102,350 units this year, a decline of nearly 9 per cent from a record 112,200 unit sales in 2016. . . more >>

The Bulletin (November 2017)

The Bulletin is BCREA's quarterly newsletter, featuring real estate news from a provincial perspective. In this issue:

  • Transforming Legal Update
  • Changes to Agency and Disclosure
  • President's Report: Meeting Expectations
  • A Mobile Plan for REALTORS®
  • Distributing Strata Documents
  • Economic Impact of Home Sales and Purchases
  • FINTRAC Client ID Methods
  • REALTORS® and the BC Energy Step Code
  • New Guide to Energy-Efficient Homes
  • The Life of an Instructor

Read the issue here. For an email subscription to The Bulletin, click here.