Watch BCREA Chief Economist Cameron Muir discuss the December 2016 statistics:
BCREA reports that a record 112,209 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® in 2016, an increase of 9.5 per cent from the previous year . . . more >> 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:
- Continued Focus on Housing Affordability
- Forecast 2017 with BCREA Resources
- Finding Solutions: A Forum on Properties Used in Drug Operations
Read the issue here. For an email subscription to Connections: Advocacy News from the British Columbia Real Estate Association, here.
BCREA has opened the call for REALTOR® applicants for Director positions on the Association’s 2017-2018 Board of Directors. . . more >>
REALTORS® and the BCREA welcome the announcement by Premier Clark and Minister Coleman of the new BC Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership program. . . more >>
What a difference a few months can make. Early in the fall the Federal government made sweeping changes to mortgage qualification rules, the most prominent being the requirement that all insured homebuyers qualify at the posted 5-year fixed rate
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At Special General Meetings held at six real estate boards on Tuesday, more than 67% of REALTORS® voted yes to a proposal to amalgamate with the British Columbia Real Estate Association to form REALTORS® of BC.