BCREA Nowcast

BC Monthly Real GDP Estimate for May 2020 & Flash Estimate for June 2020 (Updated: July 31, 2020) The BCREA Nowcast estimate of provincial economic growth (expressed as year-over-year growth in real GDP) for May 2020 is -9.0 per cent, an improvement from -10.6 per cent in April. For comparison, the Canadian economy contracted 13.8

PODCAST: Episode 9 – Does Racism Exist in Real Estate?

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On Episode 9 of Open House by BCREA, we ask the question: does racism exist in real estate in Canada? Joining our discussion and to help explore solutions we welcome three guests: Bethany King, a Black Toronto-area Realtor who is advocating for change; Satnam Sidhu, a BC Realtor with 40 years of experience and time spent

UPDATE: COVID-19 Reopening Dashboard

Reopening Dashboard

The dashboard was last updated on July 29, 2020. The BCREA Economics team has created the COVID-19 Reopening Dashboard to help REALTORS® monitor the evolution of the BC economy as the province gradually reopens. This dashboard focuses on the sectors and activities that have been most significantly impacted by the pandemic and the province’s subsequent

Rent Repayment Plans and Other Residential Tenancy Updates

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With an announcement on July 20, the BC Government is giving landlords and tenants information to help them plan for the near future. The ban on residential evictions for non-payment of rent will be lifted before September 1, which means full rent will be due in September. Repayment plans The government has published a repayment