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 (February 2016) 

Watch BCREA Economist Brendon Ogmundson discuss the January 2016 statistics:

Homes Sales Off to a Strong Start in 2016

The BCREA reports that a total of 5,831 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® last month, up 33.2 per cent from January of last year. . . more >>

2016 First Quarter Housing Forecast Update

In its 2016 First Quarter Housing Forecast Update, BCREA reported that BC MLS® residential sales in the province are forecast to edge back 6.2 per cent to 96,100 units this year, after reaching 102,517 units in 2015. . . more >>

Legally Speaking (January 2016)

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 - Property Disclosure Statement Tips

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

Mortgage Rate Forecast (December 2015)

While the benchmark qualifying rate for Canadian mortgages has not changed in eight months, offered or discounted mortgage rates at banks and other lenders have recently moved higher. . . more >>