The BCREA is the professional association for more than 20,000 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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Commercial Leading Indicator (November 2017)

The BCREA CLI increased for a ninth consecutive quarter, rising 2 points in the third quarter of 2017 to 135.3. That increase represents a 1.7 per cent rise over the second quarter and a 7.3 per cent increase from one year ago. . . more >>   

BCREA 2017 Fouth Quarter Housing Forecast

In its 2017 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast, BCREA reported that MLS® residential sales in the province are estimated to reach 102,350 units this year, a decline of nearly 9 per cent from a record 112,200 unit sales in 2016. . . more >>

The Bulletin (November 2017)

The Bulletin is BCREA's quarterly newsletter, featuring real estate news from a provincial perspective. In this issue:
  • Transforming Legal Update
  • Changes to Agency and Disclosure
  • President's Report: Meeting Expectations
  • A Mobile Plan for REALTORS®
  • Distributing Strata Documents
  • Economic Impact of Home Sales and Purchases
  • FINTRAC Client ID Methods
  • REALTORS® and the BC Energy Step Code
  • New Guide to Energy-Efficient Homes
  • The Life of an Instructor

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Legally Speaking (November 2017)

Legally Speaking is an essential newsletter, published eight times a year, for all professionals involved in real estate transactions. In this issue:
Features: Brian Taylor - Failure to Disclose Proves Costly

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BCREA Statement re Ban on Limited Dual Agency

BCREA is disappointed that limited dual agency will be banned, beginning March 15, 2018. This move limits the choices consumers have when selecting REALTORS® to represent their interests. . . more >>

Housing Market Update Video Webcast (November 2017) 

Watch BCREA Chief Economist Cameron Muir discuss the October 2017 statistics:

BC Home Sales Rise Despite Low Level of Supply

BCREA reports that a total of 8,677 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® in October, an increase of 19.3 per cent from the same period last year. . . more >>