Ideas into Action: Second Managing Brokers’ Conference Takes Hands-on Approach

BCREA’s second Managing Brokers’ Conference, on October 17 in Kelowna BC, will take a hands-on approach so that conference attendees come away with new skills, practical resources for their brokerage and stronger relationships with other real estate professionals. This year’s theme is Ideas into Action and, as the theme suggests, the conference aims to provide brokers

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Strata Parking May Get Simpler #518

In its newest report (the “Report”), the British Columbia Law Institute’s formidable committee of strata experts (the “Committee”) recommends more changes to the Strata Property Act (the “Act”). If adopted, these changes will make it easier for a REALTOR® to confirm how strata parking is designated. 1 Background Depending on the circumstances, a strata parking

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Housing Demand Continues to Recover in August

For the complete news release, including detailed statistics, click here. Vancouver, BC – September 12, 2019. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 7,093 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in August, an increase of 4.9 per cent from the same month last year. The average

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BCREA 2019 Third Quarter Housing Forecast Update: BC Homes Sales Set to Normalize in 2020

To view the BCREA Housing Forecast PDF, click here. Vancouver, BC – September 5, 2019. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its 2019 Third Quarter Housing Forecast Update today. Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales in the province are forecast to decline 5 per cent to about 75,000 units this year, after recording

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Money Laundering in Canada 2019

Join ABCsolutions in Victoria, BC on September 23-25 for Money Laundering in Canada 2019, Canada’s premiere event in the field of money laundering compliance. This year’s theme is Compliance: Making Sense of the Details. The conference promises to be informative and pragmatic, looking at trending crimes, risks, compliance practices and regulatory change. Speakers include the

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