Practice Tips COVID-19: 3 Tips to Stay Safe as Cases Rise
by April van Ert
October 30, 2020
Advocacy Access BCREA’s Anti-Money Laundering Resources
by Marianne Brimmell September 25, 2020
Standard Forms Forms 2020: Post-Launch Webinar Recording and Resources
by Shaheed Devji October 2, 2020
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INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

  • 3 Tips to Stay Safe During BC’s 2nd Wave
    With BC in its second COVID-19 wave, it’s time to reaffirm our shared commitment to slowing transmission. Here’s a reminder of three steps that can help make our communities safer. 
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    Posted Oct 30, 2020
    by April van Ert
  • Planning for Post-COVID-19 Economic Recovery
    With British Columbians being asked to head to the polls on October 24, BCREA is advocating with all parties to ensure that market housing affordability is a cornerstone of the province’s economic recovery plan. 
    Posted Sep 25, 2020
    by Trevor Hargreaves
  • BCREA Nowcast
    The BCREA Nowcast estimate of provincial economic growth (expressed as year-over-year growth in real GDP) for August 2020 is -2.7 per cent… 
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    Posted Oct 30, 2020
    by Brendon Ogmundson
  • PODCAST: Episode 12 – Professional Standards in a Busy Market with RECBC
    Featuring a conversation with RECBC Professional Standards Advisor Marty Douglas and real estate lawyer Bruce Woolley. 
    Posted Oct 29, 2020
    by Shaheed Devji
  • Brokerage Insurance Program Now Offers Vicarious Liability and Disciplinary Fines Coverage
    BCREA is pleased to announce that the Brokerage Insurance Program now offers vicarious liability and disciplinary fines coverage for managing brokers… 
    Posted Oct 29, 2020
    by Marianne Brimmell
  • Markets at a Glance: October 2020
    These charts provide year-to-date information on the pace of MLS® home sales for the province as well as in each of the BCREA member board regions and a comparison of current year sales… 
    Posted Oct 29, 2020
    by Kellie Fong
  • New ‘What Would You Do?’ Presentations Available for Managing Brokers
    There are two new presentations available in the What Would You Do? Presentation Series, created by BCREA, RECBC and E&O… 
    Posted Oct 29, 2020
    by Marianne Brimmell
  • Beyond Your Expertise: When to Recommend Clients Get Legal Advice #530
    What happens to licensees who don’t recommend legal advice on matters beyond their expertise?… 
    Posted Oct 29, 2020
    by Chris Johnston
  • COVID-19: Population Growth and Housing Demand
    The latest BCREA Market Intelligence examines how the sharp drop in immigration this year due to the global pandemic has impacted the BC housing market… 
    Posted Oct 29, 2020
    by Kellie Fong
  • The Provincial Election’s Over – Now What?
    While housing policy wasn’t a major talking point during the campaign, you can rest assured that BCREA will bring the topic to the ears of the new ministers… 
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    Posted Oct 28, 2020
    by Mark Sakai
  • UPDATE: Have Your Say on Changes to Administrative Penalties
    In mid-September, the Office of the Superintendent of Real Estate and the Real Estate Council of BC launched a public consultation on proposed changes to administrative penalties…  
    Posted Oct 28, 2020
    by Matt Mayers
  • UPDATE: COVID-19 Reopening Dashboard
    The BCREA Economics team has created the COVID-19 Reopening Dashboard to help REALTORS® monitor the evolution of the economy as BC navigates the recovery… 
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    Posted Oct 27, 2020
    by Kellie Fong
  • FVREB REALTORS® Invited To Participate in BCREA Partnership with Big Sisters of the Lower Mainland
    BCREA has partnered with the Big Sisters of the Lower Mainland on a pilot basis to help connect young girls aged seven to 17 with female mentors in the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board area… 
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    Posted Oct 27, 2020
    by April van Ert
  • Webinar Recording: BC Real Estate and the Election on Our Doorstep
    On Wednesday, October 21, BCREA hosted a webinar and panel discussion to explore the impacts of the upcoming provincial election on the BC real estate sector… 
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    Posted Oct 21, 2020
    by Marianne Brimmell
  • New Form Helps Brokerages Meet Anti-Money Laundering Requirements
    In September, BCREA released the BCREA Individual Identification Information Record, a new form to help REALTORS® identify clients and unrepresented parties in low-risk face-to-face transactions… 
    Posted Oct 21, 2020
  • Housing Market Update – October 2020
    Watch BCREA Chief Economist Brendon Ogmundson discuss the September 2020 statistics… 
    Posted Oct 15, 2020
    by Brendon Ogmundson
  • Comparing Provincial Party Housing Platforms
    Learn more about the three main party’s platforms’ and their impact on real estate and housing… 
     
    Posted Oct 14, 2020
    by Matt Mayers
  • September Survey Results on Economic Impacts of COVID-19
    In mid-September, over 1,200 REALTORS® took BCREA’s third survey on the economic impacts of COVID-19… 
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    Posted Oct 14, 2020
    by Matt Mayers
  • Record September for BC Housing Markets
    BCREA reports that a total of 11,368 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® in September 2020, an increase of 63.3 per cent from September 2019… 
    Posted Oct 14, 2020
    by Brendon Ogmundson
  • New Federal Programs to Assist Canadians Impacted By the Economic Fallout of COVID-19
    As the federal government enters its next phase of economic recovery, new programs have been announced, while others have been modified or phased out… 
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    Posted Oct 07, 2020
    by Matt Mayers

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