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.

Real Estate Practices

Government Needs Transitional Rules for All Transactions Impacted By Taxes Introduced in Budget 2018: New Taxes Unlikely to Stabilize Housing Market

BCREA calls on the government to introduce transitional rules for all transactions impacted by the new tax measures introduced in Budget 2018. The new tax measures come into effect on February 21, 2018. . .more >>

Housing Market Update Video Webcast (February 2018) 

Watch BCREA Chief Economist Cameron Muir discuss the January 2018 statistics:

BC Home Sales Dip After Strong December

BCREA reports that a total of 5,306 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® across the province in January, an increase of 18.3 per cent from the same period last year. . . more >>

Legally Speaking (February 2018)

Legally Speaking is an essential newsletter, published eight times a year, for all professionals involved in real estate transactions. In this issue:
Features: Oana Hyatt - Who Should Verify Zoning?

Read the issue here. For an email subscription to Legally Speaking, click here.

BCREA Market Intelligence Report: The Impact of the BC Home Partnership Program on Metro Vancouver Home Prices (February 2018)

Summary findings include BCREA's analysis indicates that the HPP contributed to an annualized increase of 0.55 per cent to the market price of an apartment and an increase of 0.57 per cent to the market price of a townhouse in Metro Vancouver over the first three-quarters of 2017.

Read the full report here