About Us

Serving BC’s Real Estate Boards and REALTORS®

BCREA is the professional association for over 24,000 commercial and residential REALTORS® in BC. Our mission is to empower the province’s eight real estate boards by sharing our expertise and providing professional development opportunities, advocacy, economic research and standard forms so REALTORS® are trusted, respected and proud of their profession.

View BCREA’s 2022-2024 Strategic Plan.

View BCREA’s mission, vision and values.

Core Services

BCREA provides four core services to support BC’s eight real estate boards and 24,000 commercial and residential REALTORS®. These core services are advocacy, economics analysis, professional development and standard forms.

Education
Advocacy
Standard Forms
Economic Research
Education Our professional development programs enhance REALTORS’® skills, confidence, and professional knowledge. In-person and online learning opportunities have been created to suit the diverse learning styles and dynamic schedules of REALTORS®.
advocacy BCREA is the voice of BC’s REALTORS®. We work with all levels of government to advocate for public policy that provides housing opportunities, ensures economic vitality, protects property owners, preserves the environment and builds better communities.
standard forms In collaboration with lawyers, real estate boards and other industry experts, we draft and update the standard legal forms that are the backbone of every transaction. We also give REALTORS® ongoing training in working with the forms so consumers can have full confidence in the profession.
economic research Our Economics team strives to enhance understanding of the factors that influence housing markets. We analyze housing markets and the economic trends that shape them for the ten real estate boards and 24,000 REALTORS® across British Columbia.
quality of life Our work is driven by our commitment to the Quality of Life principles upheld by real estate associations across Canada. To that end, we support policies that help ensure economic vitality, provide housing opportunities, preserve the environment, protect property owners and build better communities with good schools and safe neighbourhoods.


MEMBER BOARDS

BCREA’s Member Boards

We are proud to support the province’s eight real estate boards (member boards), sharing expertise so that REALTORS® are trusted, respected and proud of their profession.

  • 24K

    BC REALTORS®
  • 8

    Member Boards
  • 4

    Core Services

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

  • Housing Market Update – June 2022
    Watch BCREA Chief Economist Brendon Ogmundson discuss the May 2022 statistics. 
    Posted Jun 17, 2022
    by Brendon Ogmundson
  • BC Government Releases Cullen Commission Final Report and Recommendations
    On Wednesday, June 15, the BC Government publicly released the final report and recommendations from the Cullen Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering BC. 
    Posted Jun 16, 2022
    by Shaheed Devji
  • Mortgage Rate Forecast
    Canadian 5-year fixed mortgage rates have already sling-shotted to 4.69 per cent as elevated inflation continues to drive interest rate expectations. 
    Posted Jun 16, 2022
    by Brendon Ogmundson