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.

The Bulletin (August 2016)

The Bulletin is BCREA's quarterly newsletter, featuring real estate news from a provincial perspective. In this issue:
  • Time of Change for BC Real Estate
  • President's Report: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Updates to Your Standard Forms
  • REALTORS® of BC: Six Boards Move Forward
  • New Online Manufactured Homes Course
  • What Will Happen Next In BC Real Estate Market?

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Legally Speaking (August 2016)

Legally Speaking is an essential newsletter, published eight times a year, for all professionals involved in real estate transactions. In this issue:
Features: Brian Taylor - Recent Regulation Regarding Assignments

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2016 Third Quarter Housing Forecast Update

In its 2016 Third Quarter Housing Forecast Update, BCREA reported that MLS® residential sales in the province are forecast to climb 10.4 per cent to a record 113,000 units this year, eclipsing the previous record of 106,310 units in 2005. . . more >>

Housing Market Update Video Podcast (August 2016) 

Watch BCREA Chief Economist Cameron Muir discuss the July 2016 statistics:

Housing Market Slows to a Simmer in BC

BCREA reports that 9,900 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® in July, down 3.4 per cent from the same month last year. . . more >>

BCREA and REALTORS® Continue to Support Consumer Protection and Confidence

BC REALTORS® recognize the importance of consumer protection, and generally support the proposed amendments to the Real Estate Services Act (RESA), announced on July 25. more >>

BCREA Supports Public Protection and Consumer Confidence

BC REALTORS® want to see their clients’ interests protected and look forward to working with the new Superintendent of Real Estate. more >>

BCREA Welcomes Recommendations to Increase Consumer Protection

Recommendations from the Real Estate Council of British Columbia’s Independent Advisory Group (IAG) are a welcome step in increasing consumer protection in real estate transactions. more >>

BCREA Market Intelligence Report: What Happens Next to Home Prices?

Read BCREA's latest Market Intelligence Report which examines periods of rapid price acceleration, defined as 20 per cent or higher year-over-year growth, which are far from unusual in Vancouver. more >>