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INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

  • 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
  • Housing Market Update – September 2021
    Watch BCREA Chief Economist Brendon Ogmundson discuss the August 2021 statistics. 
    Posted Sep 15, 2021
    by Brendon Ogmundson
  • BC Home Sales Returning to Normal While Supply Hits Record Low
    The British Columbia Real Estate Association reports that a total 9,507 residential unit sales were recorded by the MLS® in August 2021, a decrease of 7.1 per cent over August 2020. 
    Posted Sep 14, 2021
    by Brendon Ogmundson
  • Get to Know BCREA Standard Forms: The Backbone of Real Estate Transactions
    The BCREA Standard Forms department is one of the leading resources for Realtors in British Columbia when it comes to the use and understanding of standard forms.  
    Posted Sep 09, 2021
    by Pearl Zhou
  • New Statutory Holiday on September 30, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
    September 30 is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a new federal statutory holiday. Federally regulated sectors will be closed. Be sure to contact your legal representatives to ensure they are open and operating. 
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    Posted Sep 09, 2021
    by Pearl Zhou
  • Election Housing Promises Destined to Fail Without Detailed Plans to Increase Supply
    The British Columbia Real Estate Association is encouraged by the focus on housing affordability as a key priority in each of the major party’s platforms in the lead-up to September’s federal election. 
    Posted Sep 01, 2021
    by Shaheed Devji
  • Ongoing Economic Recovery Drives Q2 CLI Higher
    The BCREA Commercial Leading Indicator rose from 150 to 155 in the second quarter of 2021, representing the fourth consecutive increase as the economy recovered from the COVID-19-induced recession.  
    Posted Aug 30, 2021
    by Ryan McLaughlin
  • Wildfires in British Columbia
    As wildfires continue to burn throughout BC, REALTORS® help their clients mitigate risks.  
    Posted Aug 30, 2021
    by Matt Mayers
  • BC Financial Services Agency Becomes Sole Regulator for Real Estate
    BCREA continues to meet with the BC Financial Services Authority to advocate for changes to improve REALTOR® confidence in the regulator and increase consumer protection. 
    Posted Aug 30, 2021
    by Matt Mayers
  • Comparing Election Promises to Increase Housing Supply
    Learn about the federal parties’ key housing platform promises.  
    Posted Aug 30, 2021
    by Matt Mayers
  • Tips for Using Clauses and Amending Contracts of Purchase and Sale #541
    While it may seem simple to change contract terms, there are important guidelines and principles for REALTORS® to keep in mind when drafting a contract or in making amendment. 
    Posted Aug 26, 2021
    by Amy Peck

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