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.

Housing Market Update Video Podcast (January 2017) 

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

BC Home Sales Post Record Year

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 (January 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:

  • 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.

Interested in Serving as a BCREA REALTOR® Director? 

BCREA has opened the call for REALTOR® applicants for Director positions on the Association’s 2017-2018 Board of Directors. . . more >>

BCREA Applauds the New BC HOME Partnership Program

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 >>

Mortgage Rate Forecast (December 2016)

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 . . . more >>   

Real Estate Board Amalgamation Does Not Pass Despite Member Support

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.  more >>