So they can support you.

BCREA and BC’s 11 real estate boards support more than 23,000 commercial and residential REALTORS® across the province.

Buying a property is the biggest financial decision most of us will ever make. That’s why BCREA ensures REALTORS® have the tools to help you make the decision with confidence. From advocacy promoting affordability to professional development, from in-depth economic analysis to standardized legal forms, we support REALTORS®.

So they can support you.

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Welcome to our new website!

Take a look around ‐ we hope you love it as much as we do.

You’ll find resources and information on advocacy, professional development, market analysis, standard forms and more, with new content published weekly!



  • BCREA 2020 First Quarter Housing Forecast: BC Homes Sales Carry Momentum into 2020
    In its 2020 First Quarter Housing Forecast, BCREA reports that MLS® residential sales in the province are forecast to increase 10.3 per cent to 85,290 units this year… 
    Posted Jan 23, 2020
    by Brendon Ogmundson
  • Who’s Who in BC Real Estate?
    It’s not always easy to keep track of who does what in BC real estate. Here’s a quick primer on who’s who to help you get the answers you’re looking for faster. 
    Posted Jan 22, 2020
    by Harveen Johal
  • Define Your Professional Development with Self-Directed Learning
    One of the recent changes to the Professional Development Program is the introduction of self-directed learning. Watch this video from BCREA and boards to find out what self-directed learning means for you!  
    Posted Jan 21, 2020
    by Marianne Brimmell
  • The New Professional Development Program: Top Five Questions Post-Launch
    Changes to the Professional Development Program are now in effect. Find answers to five of the most frequently asked questions we’re hearing about the new program framework.  
    Posted Jan 16, 2020
    by Marianne Brimmell
  • Housing Market Update – January 2020
    Watch BCREA Chief Economist Brendon Ogmundson discuss the December 2019 statistics… 
    Posted Jan 15, 2020
    by Brendon Ogmundson
  • Housing Markets Flat in 2019 After Strong Second Half
    BCREA reports that a total of 77,331 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® in 2019, a decline of 1.5 per cent from the 78,516 units sold in 2018… 
    Posted Jan 13, 2020
    by Brendon Ogmundson
  • BCREA Submits Recommendations for New Regulator
    On December 16, 2019, BCREA submitted 18 recommendations to Minister of Finance Carole James to help guide the government as they work towards a new regulatory structure for real estate professionals. 
    Posted Jan 09, 2020
    by Norma Miller
  • A New Year and New Resources for REALTORS®: What to Expect From BCREA in 2020
    2020 has already gotten off to an eventful start for REALTORS® – the new Professional Development Program framework came into effect on January 1 and the Real Estate Council of BC announced… 
    Posted Jan 07, 2020
    by April van Ert
  • Markets at a Glance: December 2019
    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 Jan 07, 2020
    by Brendon Ogmundson
  • BCREA Mobile Holiday Giveaway Winner!
    Thank you to all REALTORS® who participated in the BCREA Mobile Holiday Giveaway Contest… 
    Posted Jan 02, 2020
    by Harveen Johal

Did you know the Professional Development Program has changed?

BCREA and the province's 11 real estate boards have revitalized the Professional Development Program (PDP) with the aim of giving REALTORS® more flexibility in their professional development. The new PDP framework is in effect as of January 1, 2020.

Find out more.

Professional Growth


Being a REALTOR® means committing to a standard of professionalism that goes beyond regulatory requirements. BCREA is the steward of REALTOR® professional development in BC, providing learning opportunities to enhance skills, confidence, and knowledge within the profession.

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Becoming a REALTOR®

Becoming a REALTOR®means making a commitment to professionalism that goes beyond regulatory requirements, becoming a member of your local real estate board and upholding the REALTOR® Code of Ethics. Find out how to join the profession.