The BCREA represents 11 member real estate boards and their approximately 18,500 REALTORS® on all provincial issues, providing an extensive communications network, standard forms, economic research and analysis, government relations, applied practice courses and continuing professional education. 

Journey of Discovery: Informing BCREA’s Planning for the Future

BCREA recently launched a research initiative called the Journey of Discovery to help inform the Association’s 2014 Joint Strategic Planning Session with member boards. To learn more about the project including how to participate in the research, engage in the Facebook campaign, review the research findings or attend a virtual or in-person event, click here.

2014 Third Quarter Housing Forecast Update

In its 2014 Third Quarter Housing Forecast Update, BCREA reported that BC MLS® residential sales are forecast to increase 9.8 per cent to 80,100 units this year, before rising a further 4 per cent to 83,300 units in 2015. . . more >>

Legally Speaking (July 2014)

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 - Aboriginal Title and Its Implications

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

Housing Market Update Video Podcast (July 2014) 

Watch BCREA Chief Economist Cameron Muir discuss the June 2014 statistics:

Home Sales Surge Higher in June

BCREA reports that a total of 8,989 residential sales were recorded by the MLS® in June, up 24.9 per cent from June 2013. . . more >>

Connections: Advocacy News from the British Columbia Real Estate Association (July 2014)

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:

  • Guidebook for Floodplain Map Funding Sources
  • More News on Floodplain Maps
  • Grow Op Free Alberta

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

MyHydro: Helping You Quickly Move Onto the Next Sale

As a REALTOR®, you know it’s easy to get pulled into different directions from clients seeking everything from legal to accounting advice. . . more >>  

New Guidebook Helps Local Governments Find Floodplain Map Funding Sources (May 2014)

Local governments need innovation and creativity to find funding to update or create floodplain maps, according to the Floodplain Mapping Funding Guidebook for BC Local Governments, published today BCREA . . . more >>