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BCREA Connections
April 2016
 

Striving for Excellence in Real Estate Practice
In recent weeks, the provincial government has taken two key steps to help ensure consumer protection and a high-level of professionalism by REALTORS®. Read more…

BC Budget: Spotlight on Housing
The BC Government's 2016/2017 budget contained several measures related to housing, including the most significant changes ever made to the Property Transfer Tax. Read more…

Advancing Tax Fairness
While BCREA welcomes the PTT exemption for newly-built principal residences up to $750,000, the Association had hoped the provincial government would provide relief to a greater number of real estate consumers. Read more…

Maintaining Quality of Life
REALTORS® are in the business of understanding communities, not just selling homes. Read more…

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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BCREA is the professional association for more than 18,500 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.

To demonstrate the profession's commitment to improving Quality of Life in BC communities, BCREA supports policies that encourage economic vitality, provide housing opportunities, respect the environment and build communities with good schools and safe neighbourhoods.

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