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.

New BC Real Estate Association President and Board of Directors: Jim Stewart to Lead Provincial Real Estate Organization

BCREA is pleased to announce that Nanaimo REALTOR® Jim Stewart has been elected as its 2017-2018 President. . . more >>

Mortgage Rate Forecast (March 2017)

After an initial upward adjustment in global interest rates following the US presidential election, bond markets have since adopted a wait and see approach to US economic policy. . . more >>   

Housing Market Update Video Podcast (March 2017) 

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

February Home Sales Reflect Typical Consumer Demand

BCREA reports that a total of 6,580 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® in February, down 31.7 per cent from the same period last year. . . more >>

Commercial Leading Indicator (February 2017)

The BCREA CLI increased for the fourth consecutive quarter, rising 1.5 index points from the third to fourth quarter. . . more >>   

The Bulletin (February 2017)

The Bulletin is BCREA's quarterly newsletter, featuring real estate news from a provincial perspective. In this issue:
  • BC Election: Housing Affordability on the Table
  • President's Report: Moving Forward
  • How BC Housing Market Could Get Trumped
  • Updated FINTRAC Requirements: Less Burden on Brokerages
  • Compensation Fund Assessments
  • Education Update: Hitting the Ground Running
  • 2017 Banff Western Connection
  • New Smart Leads Feature on REALTOR.ca

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

Legally Speaking (February 2017)

Legally Speaking is an essential newsletter, published eight times a year, for all professionals involved in real estate transactions. In this issue:
Features: Mike Mangan - Effective Cause

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