The BCREA is the professional association for about 23,000 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.

Legally Speaking (January 2019)

Legally Speaking is an essential newsletter, published 12 times a year, for all professionals involved in real estate transactions. In this issue:
Features: Oana Hyatt - Disclaimers Against Reliance: Not Always a Magical Cure

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

Housing Market Update Video Webcast (January 2019) 

Watch BCREA Chief Economist Cameron Muir discuss the December 2018 statistics:

BC Home Sales Decline 25% in 2018

BCREA reports that a total of 78,345 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® in 2018, a decline of 24.5 per cent from the 103,758 units sold in 2017. . . more >>

Money Laundering: Fact or Fiction?

There are a lot of myths out there about REALTORS®, real estate transactions and money laundering. That’s why BCREA has created an infographic for REALTORS® to share with their networks and help consumers understand what’s fact and what’s fiction. . . more >>


Download the infographic here, and feel free to share!

Mortgage Rate Forecast (December 2018)

Midway through 2018, everything seemed to be pointing to sharply higher mortgage rates. The Canadian economy was soaring, the Bank of Canada and its counterpart in the US were resoundingly hawkish and bond yields were testing multi-year highs.. . . more >>   

Commercial Leading Indicator Signals Modest Growth

The BCREA Commercial Leading Indicator was essentially unchanged from the second to the third quarter of 2018. Compared to this time one year ago, the index is 1.3 per cent higher. . .more >>