Site Contamination, a Primer

Engineers and realtor discussing site contamination

When listing or selling a property, REALTORS® need a basic understanding of site contamination and its potential impact on property transactions. This can include identifying potential sources of contamination, understanding the implications of contamination on property value and potential liabilities, and providing essential advice to clients on how to address and mitigate contamination risks. What

BC REALTORS® and Housing Stakeholders Call for Housing Roundtable

Group photo with Trevor Koot and Trevor Hargreaves at the Surrey Board of Trade conference

On April 20, 2023, the Surrey Board of Trade hosted the Housing Crisis Solutions with Minister Ravi Kahlon event to discuss innovative solutions to British Columbia’s housing crisis with the Minister as he shared his vision to alleviate housing challenges. Co-sponsored by the BC Real Estate Association (BCREA), Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB), and

Diverse Collection of Organizations Call Upon BC Government to Establish a Permanent Housing Roundtable to Collaborate and Test New Housing Policy

BC roundtable conference meeting

Surrey, BC – April 20, 2023. A collection of organizations across the housing continuum is calling upon the BC Government to establish a permanent housing roundtable to address the ongoing housing crisis, announced at a Surrey Board of Trade event today.   British Columbia is amidst a housing attainability and affordability crisis. Intense public concern around

BCREA Named One of Canada’s Top 50 Best Workplaces™ for 2023

BC Real Estate Association building in downtown Vancouver

We are proud to share that BCREA has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 50 Best Workplaces™ for 2023. The list of Best Workplaces™, and related stories, appeared in a Special National Report on April 14, 2023, in The Globe and Mail. “It’s an honour to be recognized as one of Canada’s Best Places

BC Markets Showing Signs of Recovery As Supply Remains Scarce

BC Real Estate Association logo with text reading "Statistics Release. April 2023"

For the complete news release, including detailed statistics, click here. Vancouver, BC – April 13, 2023. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 7,118 residential unit sales were recorded in Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) systems in March 2023, a decrease of 38.3 per cent from March 2022. The average MLS® residential

LTSA Fee Increases in Effect 

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As announced on March 1, 2023, a small increase to most Land Title and Survey Authority of BC (LTSA) services fees, including Land Owner Transparency Registry fees, is now in effect as of April 1, 2023. LTSA will use revenue from the fee increase to address the impact of inflation on operations.   Land Title Act