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 Board Amalgamation Does Not Pass Despite Member Support

At Special General Meetings held at six real estate boards on Tuesday, more than 67% of REALTORS® voted yes to a proposal to amalgamate with the British Columbia Real Estate Association to form REALTORS® of BC.  more >>

The Bulletin (December 2016)

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

  • Members Vote Not to Amalgamate
  • President's Report: A Historic Decision
  • Regime Change for BC Real Estate Regulation
  • Finding Solutions: A Forum on Properties Used in Drug Operations
  • New Mortgage Rules: Speak Up Now!
  • Staying Current: New Courses and Content
  • Reporting Suspicious Real Estate Transactions
  • Will Millennials Bear the Brunt of Mortgage Lending Policy Changes?

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Commercial Leading Indicator (December 2016)

The BCREA CLI increased 0.48 index points to 122.7 in the second quarter of 2016, in spite of a modest pull-back in economic activity throughout the third quarter. . . more >>   

2016 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast

In its 2016 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast, BCREA reported that MLS® residential sales in the province are forecast to climb 11 per cent to a record 113,800 units this year, eclipsing the previous record of 106,310 units in 2005. . . more >>

Legally Speaking (November 2016)

Legally Speaking is an essential newsletter, published eight times a year, for all professionals involved in real estate transactions. In this issue:
Features: Jennifer Clee - When Disaster Strikes

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Housing Market Update Video Podcast (November 2016) 

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

BC Housing Demand Remains Mixed in October

BCREA reports that that 7,272 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® in October, down 16.7 per cent from the same month last year. . . more >>