The BCREA is the professional association for about 23,000 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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June 15 Rule Changes

Legally Speaking (September 2018)

Legally Speaking is an essential newsletter, published 12 times a year, for all professionals involved in real estate transactions. In this issue:
Features: Chris Johnston - Remind Consumers: They Are What They Sign!

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

Housing Market Update Video Webcast (September 2018) 

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

Mortgage Rate Forecast (September 2018)

The Canadian mortgage market is undergoing significant tightening with the availability of credit falling and interest rates rising. . . more >>   

August Home Sales Suggest Impact of Stress Test Fading

BCREA reports reports that a total of 6,743 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® across the province in August, a 26.4 per cent decrease from the same month last year. . . more >>

Commercial Leading Indicator (August 2018)

The BCREA CLI recovered in the second quarter following a rare first quarter decline. The index rose 1.9 points to an index level of 135.4. That increase represents a 1.4 per cent rise from the first quarter of 2018. . . more >>   

BCREA 2018 Third Quarter Housing Forecast Update

In its 2018 Third Quarter Housing Forecast Update, BCREA reported that MLS® residential sales in the province are forecast to decline 21 per cent to 82,000 units this year, after recording 103,768 residential sales in 2017. . . more >>