Forecasts and Presentations
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 >>   
Commercial Leading Indicator (December 2016)
The BCREA CLI increased 0.48 index points to 122.7 in the second quarter of 2016, in spite of a modest pull-back in economic activity throughout the third quarter. . . more >>   

2016 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast
In its 2016 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast, BCREA reported that MLS® residential sales in the province are forecast to climb 11 per cent to a record 113,800 units this year, eclipsing the previous record of 106,310 units in 2005. . . more >>



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