The 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.

Housing Market Update Video Podcast (October 2014) 

Watch BCREA Chief Economist Cameron Muir discuss the September 2014 statistics:

Home Sales Continue on Upward Trend in September

BCREA reports that a total of 7,636 residential sales were recorded by the MLS® in September, up 17.5 per cent from September 2013. . . more >>

Journey of Discovery: Informing BCREA’s Planning for the Future

BCREA recently launched a research initiative called the Journey of Discovery to help inform the Association’s 2014 Joint Strategic Planning Session with member boards. To learn more about the project including how to participate in the research, engage in the Facebook campaign, review the research findings or attend a virtual or in-person event, click here.

Connections: Advocacy News from the British Columbia Real Estate Association (October 2014)

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:

  • Meaningful, Affordable Change to the Property Transfer Tax
  • Proposed Societies Act
  • Support for Floodplain Maps

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

Mortgage Rate Forecast (September 2014)

In stark contrast to the consensus of economists’ expectations at the end of last year, bond yields have spent most of 2014 trending downward. . . more >>   

MyHydro: Helping You Quickly Move Onto the Next Sale

As a REALTOR®, you know it’s easy to get pulled into different directions from clients seeking everything from legal to accounting advice. . . more >>  

New Guidebook Helps Local Governments Find Floodplain Map Funding Sources (May 2014)

Local governments need innovation and creativity to find funding to update or create floodplain maps, according to the Floodplain Mapping Funding Guidebook for BC Local Governments, published today BCREA . . . more >>