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.

Connections: Advocacy News from the British Columbia Real Estate Association (July 2017)

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:

  • BC's New Government and BCREA
  • BC Wildfires Show Importance of Emergency Management
  • Foreign Buyer's Tax: Impact on Housing Market

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

Legally Speaking (July 2017)

Legally Speaking is an essential newsletter, published eight times a year, for all professionals involved in real estate transactions. In this issue:
Features: Mike Mangan - Vacant Possession

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

Housing Market Update Video Webcast (July 2017) 

Watch BCREA Economist Brendon Ogmundson discuss the June 2017 statistics:

Strong Economy Keeps Housing Demand Above Long-Run Average

BCREA reports that a total of 11,671 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® in June, down 9.6 per cent from the same period last year. . . more >>

Mortgage Rate Forecast (June 2017)

For the past six months, the relative calm in the Canadian economy meant that mortgage rates were guided more by external factors than domestic ones. . . more >>   

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 >>