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 2017 Second Quarter Housing Forecast

In its 2017 Second Quarter Housing Forecast, BCREA reported that MLS® residential sales in the province are forecast to decline 10 per cent to 101,000 units this year, after reaching a record 112,209 units in 2016. . . more >>

Housing Market Update Video Webcast (June 2017) 

Watch BCREA Chief Economist Cameron Muir discuss the May 2017 statistics:

Housing Supply Not Keeping Pace with Demand in Most BC Regions

BCREA reports that a total of 12,402 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® in May, down 7.9 per cent from the same period last year. . . more >>

The Bulletin (May 2017)

The Bulletin is BCREA's quarterly newsletter, featuring real estate news from a provincial perspective. In this issue:
  • BC Election: What's Next for Housing Affordability?
  • President's Report: Stronger Together
  • Faces to the Names: BCREA Directors
  • Instruction for Instructors
  • BC Economy Continues to Thrive
  • Cannabis Legalization: Impacts on Property
  • Canadian Anti-Spam Law Penalties: Changes to Come
  • Better Communications on the Way
  • CMHC Homebuying Resources

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

Commercial Leading Indicator (May 2017)

The BCREA CLI increased for the fifth consecutive quarter, rising 0.5 index points from the fourth quarter of 2016 to the first quarter of 2017. . . more >>   

Legally Speaking (May 2017)

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 - Seller's Remorse Not Rewarded

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BC Real Estate Association Unveils Housing Affordability Plan: Five-pillar approach will build stronger communities

BCREA today announced a five-pillar approach to address housing affordability for renters, homebuyers and homeowners across BC. . . more >>