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.

Bring your Passion to the BCREA Board of Directors' Table

Attention passionate and qualified REALTORS®: if “shaping the future of organized real estate” sounds exciting to you, apply now to be a member of the BCREA Board of Directors for the 2016-2017 term. In bringing your experience and vision to the board table, you will give back to the profession that has given you so much. Read more >>

Bring Your Outside Perspective to the BCREA Board of Directors’ Table

A dynamic Board of Directors, with diverse experience and perspectives is crucial for any organization. If you are passionate about the real estate industry, but are not a practicing REALTOR®, this two-year public Director position for the 2016-2017 term comes at an exciting time of change. Read more >>

Market Implications of Foreign Buyers

BCREA has released its research on housing affordability and the market implications of foreign buyers in Metro Vancouver. It reports data and analysis that shows fears of foreign investors driving housing prices as unfounded and offers alternative reasoning to what drives single-detached home values, such as, land scarcity, population growth and densification. It is an updated version of the research report that was shared with the provincial government in May 2015.

Journey of Discovery Research

If organized real estate is to effectively adapt to and proactively initiate change, which we believe is necessary now more than ever, we need to understand where the greatest contributions of products and services could be to increase the innovation of REALTORS® in service of their clients. The Journey of Discovery is a commitment by BCREA leadership to gather the research so that we may strategically address critical issues facing our industry over the next five years. Read more >>

Legally Speaking (November 2015)

Legally Speaking is an essential newsletter, published eight times a year, for all professionals involved in real estate transactions. In this issue:
Features: Jennifer Clee - Timing Is Everything

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

Commercial Leading Indicator (November 2015)

The BCREA CLI declined for a second consecutive quarter, falling 0.2 index points in the third quarter to 120.0. . . more >>   

Housing Market Update Video Podcast (November 2015) 

Watch BCREA Economist Brendon Ogmundson discuss the October 2015 statistics:

Robust Housing Demand Continues in October

The BCREA reports that a total of 8,725 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® in October, up 14.1 per cent from the same month last year. . . more >>

2015 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast

In its 2015 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast, BCREA reported that BC MLS® residential sales in the province are projected to surpass 100,000 units this year. . . more >>

Old Floodplain Maps Put British Columbians at Risk

Only 21% of BC communities and First Nations have access to a floodplain map that is ten years old or less, according to the BC Floodplain Map Inventory Report, published by the BCREA. . . more >>

Click here to read the full report.