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


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COVID-19 Resources for REALTORS®

Check out BCREA’s page for COVID-19 resources covering virtual real estate practices, transactions and contracts, financial aid and forecasts, and more.

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25% Off All Online PDP Courses

BCREA is helping REALTORS® invest in the future during COVID-19. From May 1 until July 31, we’re discounting all our online courses by 25%. Prices shown are the discounted rates.

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INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

  • Applications for BC Emergency Benefit for Workers Now Open
    The BC Emergency Benefit for Workers is a one-time, tax-free $1,000 payment for British Columbians whose ability to work has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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    Posted May 01, 2020
    by Marianne Brimmell
  • BCREA Creates Virtual Community for Managing Brokers
    In April, BCREA launched our Managing Broker Community of Practice, a virtual community where managing brokers can find important information, hear from guest speakers, and share best practices. 
    Posted Apr 30, 2020
    by Marianne Brimmell
  • Broadened CERB Criteria Makes More REALTORS® Eligible
    On April 15, the Government of Canada broadened Canada Emergency Relief Benefit (CERB) criteria by allowing applicants to earn up to $1,000 in each four-week eligibility period… 
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    Posted Apr 16, 2020
    by April van Ert
  • COVID-19 Community Care: Surrey REALTOR® Takes Part in Diaper Drive for Mothers in Need
    During the COVID-19 pandemic, Manny Chatha, REALTOR® with Team Randy Mann Homes of Stonehaus Realty, and member of the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board has been taking on multiple initiatives to help… 
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    Posted May 26, 2020
    by Harveen Johal
  • COVID-19: Resources for REALTORS®
    COVID-19 resources for REALTORS® covering virtual real estate practices, transactions and contracts, financial aid and forecasts, and more… 
    Posted May 25, 2020
    by Marianne Brimmell
  • UPDATE: BCREA COVID-19 Impacts Dashboard
    BCREA’s Economics team has launched a weekly dashboard to help Realtors understand and monitor the progression of the COVID-19 virus. 
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    Posted May 22, 2020
    by April van Ert
  • Behind BC’s Unemployment Rate During COVID-19
    Since the pandemic was declared in March 2020, an unprecedented number of jobs have been lost in a very short period… 
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    Posted May 21, 2020
    by Kellie Fong
  • COVID-19 Community Care: Brokerage Gives Portion of Fees to Rapid Relief Fund
    During the COVID-19 pandemic, Macdonald Realty Victoria has been donating a portion of its agents’ monthly fees to the Rapid Relief Fund… 
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    Posted May 20, 2020
    by Harveen Johal
  • WorkSafeBC Issues Real Estate Protocols for Returning to Operation
    BCREA, in collaboration with OSRE and RECBC, has prepared a checklist for managing brokers to support them as they plan to safely resume operations. 
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    Posted May 15, 2020
    by April van Ert
  • Webinar: “The End of The Beginning” and BC’s Real Estate Sector & Economy
    Join BCREA on Wednesday, May 27 at 10:00 am PST for the first in a series of webinars on the post-pandemic recovery of the BC real estate sector. 
    Posted May 15, 2020
    by Marianne Brimmell
  • Three Questions Answered in BCREA’s Property Disclosure Statement (PDS) Online Course
    The new online course offers a deep dive into the Property Disclosure Statement – Residential. 
    Posted May 15, 2020
    by Avigayil Morris
  • UPDATE: Dealing with Contracts and Disclosure Requirements (COVID-19 FAQ)
    Contracts, Standard Forms and COVID-19 addresses the most frequently asked questions Realtors have about how to deal with transactions affected by COVID-19. 
    Posted May 14, 2020
    by Shaheed Devji
  • Housing Market Update – May 2020
    Watch BCREA Chief Economist Brendon Ogmundson discuss the April 2020 statistics… 
    Posted May 14, 2020
    by Brendon Ogmundson

Podcast

Open House by BCREA

Open House by BCREA is a monthly podcast where REALTORS® in BC will find the latest real estate news, and feature conversations with experts on issues related to real estate practice.

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Professional Growth

REALTOR®Education

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.

Looking to register for Legal Update or the Applied Practice Course with the Real Estate Council of BC? Click here.


Want to be a REALTOR®?

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.