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.

Legally Speaking (April 2015)

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 - Caveat Emptor Does Not Always Protect the Seller

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

Housing Market Update Video Podcast (April 2015) 

Watch BCREA Chief Economist Cameron Muir discuss the March 2015 statistics:

BC Home Sales Post Strongest March in Eight Years

BCREA reports that a total of 9,101 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® in March, up 37.6 per cent from the same month last year. . . more >>

New BC Real Estate Association President and Board of Directors: Scott Russell to Lead Provincial Real Estate Organization

BCREA is pleased to announce that Richmond REALTOR® Scott Russell has been elected as its 2015-2016 President. . . more >>

Connections: Advocacy News from the British Columbia Real Estate Association (March 2015)

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:
  • Disclosure and Remediation Needed
  • Spotlight on Floodplain Maps
  • Opinions About the PTT
  • Changes for Buildings and Builders

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

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.

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 >>