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.

Legally Speaking (June 2019)

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 - Liability for Strata Insurance Deductibles

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Housing Market Update Video Webcast (June 2019) 

Watch BCREA Chief Economist Cameron Muir discuss the May 2019 statistics:

BCREA 2019 Second Quarter Housing Forecast

In its 2019 Second Quarter Housing Forecast, BCREA reported that MLS® residential sales in the province are forecast to decline 9 per cent to 71,400 units this year, after recording 78,346 residential sales in 2018. . . more >>

BC Home Sales on the Rise in May

BCREA reports that a total of 8,221 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® in May, a decline of 7 per cent from the same month last year. . . more >>

Commercial Leading Indicator (June 2019)

The BCREA CLI rose by 1.3 points to 135.2 in the first quarter of 2019. Compared to this time one year ago, the index is 1.1 per cent higher. . . more >>   

Connections: Advocacy News from the British Columbia Real Estate Association (May 2019)

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:

  • Working to Make Homes More Affordable for British Columbians
  • Anti-Money Laundering in Real Estate Sector
  • High Time for Change

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

BC’s REALTORS® Welcome Government Recommendations

BCREA is encouraged by the recommendations set out by the Ministry of Finance’s Expert Panel on Money Laundering led by Maureen Maloney. . . more >>