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INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

  • Real Estate Category Added for 2022 Land Awards; Deadline for Nominations is November 5
    The Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia is accepting nominations for its 2022 Land Awards, recognizing projects and people that demonstrate innovation and leadership in sustainable land use and real estate. 
    Posted Oct 14, 2021
    by Shaheed Devji
  • BCREA’s 2021 Standard Forms Release Coming This Fall
    This fall, BCREA will be releasing 11 new standard forms, multiple clauses and revisions to a significant number of forms. Plus, BCREA will be releasing various resources leading up to and after the launch. 
    Posted Oct 14, 2021
    by Harveen Dhaliwal
  • Register Now for Mastering Compliance 2.0
    Mastering Compliance 2.0 is an updated online program that provides brokers and compliance officers with the tools to master FINTRAC compliance. 
  • Housing Market Update – October 2021
    Watch BCREA Chief Economist Brendon Ogmundson discuss the September 2021 statistics. 
    Posted Oct 14, 2021
    by Brendon Ogmundson
  • Information Session Recording: Becoming a Member of the BCREA Board of Directors
    On October 7, 2021, BCREA hosted a virtual information session for REALTORS® and members of the public interested in becoming a member of the BCREA Board of Directors and the application process. 
    Posted Oct 12, 2021
    by Mackenzie Smith
  • Record-Low Supply Keeps Market Conditions Tight in September
    The British Columbia Real Estate Association reports that a total 9,164 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® in September 2021, a decrease of 19.9 per cent from September 2020. 
    Posted Oct 12, 2021
    by Brendon Ogmundson
  • Way Out of Balance: Housing Supply and Demand During the Pandemic
    BCREA has published a measuring the imbalance between supply and demand in the BC housing market during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
    Posted Oct 07, 2021
    by Brendon Ogmundson
  • BCREA Board of Directors Applications Now Being Accepted: What You Need to Know
    BCREA is now accepting for positions on the BCREA Board of Director for the 2022-23 term. 
    Posted Oct 01, 2021
    by Mackenzie Smith
  • BCREA Nowcast
    The BCREA Nowcast estimate of provincial economic growth (expressed as year-over-year growth in real GDP) for July 2021 is 6.9 per cent. 
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    Posted Oct 01, 2021
    by Brendon Ogmundson
  • Collaboration Between Parties and Levels of Government Key to Housing Affordability in Canada
    BCREA encourages the new federal government make collaboration a central focus of upcoming work on housing affordability in Canada. 
    Posted Sep 27, 2021
    by Shaheed Devji
  • UPDATE: COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard
    The BCREA Economics team has created the COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard to help REALTORS® monitor BC’s economic recovery. 
    Posted Sep 24, 2021
    by Ryan McLaughlin
  • PODCAST: Serving on the BCREA Board of Directors (September 2021)
    Featuring a conversation with past Chair Anthony Bastiaanssen about what it means to volunteer in the real estate sector as a part of the BCREA Board of Directors. 
    Posted Sep 23, 2021
    by Shaheed Devji
  • BCREA Education Programs Win 2021 ARELLO Awards
    BCREA has won two 2021 ARELLO awards for Mastering Compliance Anti-Money Training Program, and Managing Broker Community of Practice. Discover and experience the award-winning programs. 
    Posted Sep 23, 2021
    by Pearl Zhou
  • New Tutorial Videos for REALTORS® Explore Fee Agreements
    Learn more about Fee Agreements in the latest tutorial videos for BC REALTORS®. 
    Posted Sep 23, 2021
    by Harveen Dhaliwal
  • Why Another Liberal Minority Could Have a Significant Impact on BC Real Estate Sector
    When parliament next meets it will look very similar to what it looked like prior to the election, although there may be big changes coming to the real estate sector based on the Liberal Party’s campaign platform. 
    Posted Sep 23, 2021
    by Matt Mayers
  • Enforce Your Rights, or Lose Them #542
    A recent decision out of the Ontario Court of Appeal has confirmed that an innocent party to a real estate transaction must enforce their rights when the defaulting party repudiates a real estate contract. 
    Posted Sep 23, 2021
    by Lisa Niro
  • Get Ready for Mastering Compliance: Anti-Money Laundering Training for Brokers
    BCREA’s popular self-paced education program, Mastering Compliance: Anti-Money Laundering Training for Brokers, is back! This year’s program is revised with enhancements incorporating feedback from last year. 
  • Mortgage Rate Forecast
    It was another quiet quarter in the Canadian mortgage market. Canadian economic growth remains strong, if uneven, and inflation continues to be elevated. 
    Posted Sep 21, 2021
    by Brendon Ogmundson
  • Virtual Information Session: Becoming a Member of the BCREA Board of Directors
    On October 7, 2021 BCREA is hosting a free 30 minute lunch time virtual information session about what it means to be a BCREA Director and the application process for the upcoming term. 
     
    Posted Sep 16, 2021
    by Mackenzie Smith
  • It’s Time for Canada’s Leaders to Look at Housing Policy with a Climate Change Lens
    As Canadians get ready to elect a new federal government next week, two issues are top of mind according to several public opinion polls: housing affordability and climate change.  
    Posted Sep 15, 2021
    by Shaheed Devji

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