February 22, 2023 – The Path to Recovery in the Housing Market

The 2022 housing market slowed abruptly in the wake of sharply higher Canadian interest rates, but where will it go from here, given the headwinds of elevated mortgage rates and a potential recession? On Wednesday, February 22,  we were joined by BCREA Chief Economist Brendon Ogmundson, who discussed his outlook for the economy and the housing market and described what needs to happen over the next year for the housing market to get back on a path to recovery.

November 1, 2023 – Managing Brokers Policies and Procedures Manual Template & Standard Forms Launch

On Wednesday, November 1, 2023, we were joined by Jim McCaughan, Professional Services Support Advisor at BCREA, and Ryan DeLuca, Managing Director at 25th Hour Regulatory Consulting. Jim provided an informative overview of BCREA’s November 2023 Standard Forms Launch, including a summary of the forms change process, standard forms resources, a synopsis of the standard forms launch itself, and more. Ryan gave an invaluable presentation on topics such as why brokerages need a policies and procedures manual, things to consider when creating the manual, sections to include in the manual, best practices, and more.


The views expressed in these presentations are those of the speakers and do not reflect the views of BCREA or its member boards. Please note, the content of these presentations was current as of the date of each session and we cannot guarantee the accuracy of information provided in past sessions.