BCREA Nowcast

BC Monthly Real GDP Estimate for February 2024 & Preliminary Estimate for March 2024 The BCREA Nowcast estimate of provincial economic growth (expressed as year-over-year growth in real GDP) for February is 2.2 per cent. For comparison, year-over-year growth in the Canadian economy in February was 0.8 per cent. The uptick in February seems to

Get to Know the New BCREA Public Website

BCREA is excited to announce the launch of its redesigned public website and BCREA Access platforms! This redesign aims to enhance your experience and provide more targeted content for you as a consumer!

Introducing the Brand New BCREA Access

BCREA is excited to announce the launch of its redesigned public website and BCREA Access platforms. This redesign aims to enhance your experience and provide more targeted content for consumers and  REALTORS® like you! Through improved segmentation, we can cater specifically to the needs of the public on our public website and our valued REALTOR®

Updated BCREA Course Dives Into How to Order, Read, and Understand Title

In BCREA’s newly titled Essentials of Title Search: How to Order, Read, and Understand Title instructor-led course, formerly known as Electronic Title Search, learners will learn how to read and understand title searches and explore revised title search fees within myLTSA, updated yearly by BC Land Title & Survey. Essentials of Title Search: How to

A Practical Approach to Reducing (Unhelpful) Stress

A Practical Approach to Reducing (Unhelpful) Stress

By guest contributor Josh Froc from Work to Wellness If trying to work harder or working less hasn’t landed you the stress-reducing effects you hoped for, this article is for you. For almost everyone, being stressed doesn’t feel good, and we want less stress – but as wonderful as it is, the world of real estate

Building Hope: Canada’s Housing Plan in Budget 2024

The April 16, 2024, unveiling of Canada’s federal Budget 2024 has brought forth a myriad of promises and plans, chief among them being the ambitious Housing Plan. In a country where attainable housing has become an increasingly pressing issue, the federal government’s recent commitment to address this challenge has garnered both praise and scrutiny. Canada’s

Pent-up Demand Continues to Build as Sales Remain Slow

For the complete news release, including detailed statistics, click here. Vancouver, BC –  April 15, 2024. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 6,460 residential unit sales were recorded in Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) systems in March 2024, a decline of 9.5 per cent from March 2023. The average MLS® residential

Everything You Wanted to Know About Short-Term Rental Changes #571

In an effort to increase the supply of long-term residential housing, the BC Government has introduced the Short-Term Rental Accommodations Act) which will have substantive effects on many individual homeowners. In brief, the legislative changes include: These rules exclude hotels, motels, strata hotels, timeshares, fishing lodges, First Nations reserve lands, and modern treaty lands (unless

BCREA Public Website and BCREA Access Get a New Look

At BCREA, by working in collaboration with the province’s real estate boards, our mission is to empower BC REALTORS® by providing the resources and support they need to excel in their profession. With this commitment in mind, we are thrilled to announce the upcoming redesign of BCREA’s public website and BCREA Access on Tuesday, April



Welcome to our new home!

Looking for Professional Development and Standard Forms?
They moved to BCREA Access.

Learn more HERE.