The BCREA is the professional association for about 23,000 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.

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June 15 Rule Changes

Legally Speaking (October 2018)

Legally Speaking is an essential newsletter, published 12 times a year, for all professionals involved in real estate transactions. In this issue:
Features: Mike Mangan - The Section 9 Trap

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

BCREA Welcomes Exemptions to Bill 45

BCREA welcomes the Government of British Columbia’s inclusion of exemptions from the speculation and vacancy tax proposed as Bill 45 today, Tuesday, October 16, 2018. more >>

Housing Market Update Video Webcast (October 2018) 

Watch BCREA Chief Economist Cameron Muir discuss the September 2018 statistics:

BC Home Sales Continue at Slower Pace in September

BCREA reports reports that a total of 5,573 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® across the province in September, a 33.2 per cent decrease from the same month last year. . . more >>

BCREA Supports Government's Reviews of BC Real Estate

BCREA welcomes the provincial government’s launch of an inquiry into money laundering in sectors including real estate. . .more >>

Mortgage Rate Forecast (September 2018)

The Canadian mortgage market is undergoing significant tightening with the availability of credit falling and interest rates rising. . . more >>   

Commercial Leading Indicator (August 2018)

The BCREA CLI recovered in the second quarter following a rare first quarter decline. The index rose 1.9 points to an index level of 135.4. That increase represents a 1.4 per cent rise from the first quarter of 2018. . . more >>   

BCREA 2018 Third Quarter Housing Forecast Update

In its 2018 Third Quarter Housing Forecast Update, BCREA reported that MLS® residential sales in the province are forecast to decline 21 per cent to 82,000 units this year, after recording 103,768 residential sales in 2017. . . more >>