Market Implications of Foreign Buyers
BCREA has released its research on housing affordability and the market implications of foreign buyers in Metro Vancouver. It reports data and analysis that shows fears of foreign investors driving housing prices as unfounded and offers alternative reasoning to what drives single-detached home values, such as, land scarcity, population growth and densification. It is an updated version of the research report that was shared with the provincial government in May 2015.
Journey of Discovery Research
If organized real estate is to effectively adapt to and proactively initiate change, which we believe is necessary now more than ever, we need to understand where the greatest contributions of products and services could be to increase the innovation of REALTORS® in service of their clients. The Journey of Discovery is a commitment by BCREA leadership to gather the research so that we may strategically address critical issues facing our industry over the next five years. Read 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:
- Foreign Buyers in Metro Vancouver
- Dealing with Drug Operations
Read the issue here. For an email subscription to Connections: Advocacy News from the British Columbia Real Estate Association, here.
Canadian mortgage rates have, more or less, held
steady in the second quarter after trending surprisingly
downward to start the year. . . more >>
Watch BCREA Chief Economist Cameron Muir discuss the May 2015 statistics: The Bulletin
is BCREA's quarterly newsletter, featuring real estate news from a provincial perspective. In this issue:
- A Strategic Plan for BC REALTORS®
- President's Report: Living in Interesting Times
- The BC Employment Conundrum
- Online Learning
- Advocacy on Drug Operations and More
Read the issue here. For an email subscription to The Bulletin, click here.