Resources & Tips

Whether you’re buying, selling, or just curious, our curated resources, in conjunction with the knowledge and advice of a REALTOR®, are designed to empower you on your real estate journey.

Curated Resources

Find everything you need to navigate the world of real estate with confidence. Our consumer videos are designed to address the most common concerns when it comes to standard forms, contracts, and other real estate topics.

View these and more videos made for you on real estate topics important for British Columbians on our YouTube channel.

Consumer Videos

Understanding the Contract of Purchase and Sale – Residential

This video helps explain a key document used in a real estate transaction: The Contract of Purchase and Sale – Residential.

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A Consumer’s Guide to Understanding the Home Buyer Rescission Period

This video provides an overview of the Home Buyer Rescission Period and explains how buyers can rescind or cancel their offer to purchase.

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Understanding the Buyer’s Agency Exclusive Contract

When working with buyers in a real estate transaction in BC, consumers and their REALTOR® may choose to use the Buyer’s Agency Exclusive Contract. This video explains the purpose of this common standard form and its contents.

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Latest Resources & Tips

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Newly Updated Video Explains the Contract of Purchase and Sale – Residential Form to Consumers

BCREA has created a new video to help consumers better understand what’s involved in the preparation of the Contract of Purchase and Sale for a particular property.

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Five Insurance Tips for Wildfire Season

BC’s wildfire season has gotten off to an early start and while there are some things homeowners can do to make their properties more wildfire-resilient, managing wildfire risk largely comes down to homeowner insurance.

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A Consumer’s Guide to Home Energy Retrofits

Retrofits are a smart investment for homeowners, offering a range of benefits beyond just lowering energy costs. Learn more about them here!

2024 BC Property Assessments 

The 2024 BC Property Assessments are now available online through BC Assessment, and homeowners can expect to receive their notices in the mail by the end of January 2024.

CleanBC Rebates Doubled

To help BC’s economy recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, many CleanBC rebates are doubled until December 31, 2020…

Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance for Commercial Owners Extended

The federal government has extended the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) for another month to help small businesses cover rental costs through August 2020…

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