The BCREA represents 11 member real estate boards and their approximately 18,500 REALTORS® on all provincial issues, providing an extensive communications network, standard forms, economic research and analysis, government relations, applied practice courses and continuing professional education. 

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.

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 >>   

Housing Market Update Video Podcast (September 2014) 

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

No Vacation for Home Buyers in August

BCREA reports that a total of 7,341 residential sales were recorded by the MLS® in August, up 7 per cent from August 2013. . . more >>

Commercial Leading Indicator (August 2014)

The BCREA Commercial Leading Indicator rose two index points to a new record high of 117.1, eclipsing the previous high of 116.2 set in the second quarter of 2007. . . 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 >>