Forecasts and Presentations
2017 First Quarter Housing Forecast Update
In its 2017 First Quarter Housing Forecast Update, BCREA reported that MLS® residential sales in the province are forecast to decline 14.1 per cent to 96,345 units this year, after reaching a record 112,209 units in 2016. . . more >>

Mortgage Rate Forecast (December 2016)
What a difference a few months can make. Early in the fall the Federal government made sweeping changes to mortgage qualification rules, the most prominent being the requirement that all insured homebuyers qualify at the posted 5-year fixed rate. . . more >>   
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 >>   



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