The BCREA is the professional association for more than 20,000 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.

BCREA Market Intelligence Report: What Happens Next to Home Prices?

Read BCREA's latest Market Intelligence Report which examines periods of rapid price acceleration, defined as 20 per cent or higher year-over-year growth, which are far from unusual in Vancouver. more >>

Contract Changes Benefit Real Estate Consumers

Consumer awareness took a step forward with the announcement of new requirements for real estate contracts. more >>

Assignments: Best Practices

The issue of assignments is a hot topic with the media and elected officials these days. Want to learn about what you can do as a REALTORS® to ensure that you're using the best practices? more >>

Mortgage Rate Forecast (June 2016)

It was another uneventful quarter for mortgage rates with the posted five-year fixed rate remaining unchanged for the fourteenth consecutive month . . . more >>   

Housing Market Update Video Podcast (June 2016) 

Watch BCREA Chief Economist Cameron Muir discuss the May 2016 statistics:

Record Home Sales Creates Wave of New Home Construction

BCREA reports that a record 13,458 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® in May, up 32.3 per cent from the same month last year. . . more >>

2016 Second Quarter Housing Forecast

In its 2016 Second Quarter Housing Forecast, BCREA reported that MLS® residential sales in the province are forecast to climb 12.3 per cent to a record 115,200 units this year, eclipsing the previous record of 106,310 units in 2005. . . more >>

Commercial Leading Indicator (May 2016)

The BCREA CLI pushed higher in the first quarter of 2016, reflecting a strong and growing BC economy. . . more >>   

The Bulletin (May 2016)

The Bulletin is BCREA's quarterly newsletter, featuring real estate news from a provincial perspective. In this issue:
  • President's Report: One Unified Voice
  • What Does This Mean To You?
  • How Will It Operate and How Will Your Voice Be Heard?
  • One for the Money...
  • Frequently Asked Questions About REALTORS® of BC

Read the issue here. For an email subscription to The Bulletin, click here.


In the wake of a recent attack of a Surrey REALTOR®, BCREA advises its members to take precautions and help ensure their safety in their day-to-day business. For information and tips about REALTOR® safety, click here.