The BCREA is the professional association for more than 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 (May 2018)

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 - Death at a Property

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

Housing Market Update Video Webcast (May 2018) 

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

BC Home Sales Show Little Change in April

BCREA reports that a total of 8,203 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® across the province in April, a 16.8 per cent decrease from the same month last year. . . more >>

New BC Real Estate Association President and Board of Directors: James Palanio to Lead Provincial Real Estate Organization

BCREA is pleased to announce that Penticton REALTOR® James Palanio has been elected as its 2018-2019 President. . . more >>

News Release: Statement re High Standards

BCREA released the following statement today: As the organization representing REALTORS® in BC for more than 40 years . . . more >>

Connections: Advocacy News from the British Columbia Real Estate Association (April 2018)

Connections: Advocacy News from the British Columbia Real Estate Association is BCREA's quarterly newsletter, featuring advocacy news, focusing on BCREA's government relations activities. In this issue:

  • BC Real Estate Regulatory Design
  • Consumer Rights and Real Estate Practice
  • Impact of the Proposed Speculation Tax

Read the issue here. For an email subscription to Connections: Advocacy News from the British Columbia Real Estate Association, here.

Real Estate Regulatory Redesign

On April 18, the BC Government announced a review of BC’s real estate regulatory system, with recommendations to Minister of Finance Carole James by June 15, 2018. BCREA supports this review. Read our position here. 2016-10_article-1

Current Regulatory System

Here’s a description of BC’s current real estate regulatory system. Click on the thumbnail for a larger image.