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Privacy Notice and Consent Form

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) has created a new video to help people better understand the Privacy Notice and Consent form, and how a REALTOR(r) protects their personal information during and after a real estate transaction. https://youtu.be/yNNWtxrEnWQ ...

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Mortgage Rate Forecast (December 2019)

Highlights: Wild year for interest rates Canadian economy: slow and steady Why is the Bank of Canada holding back? Mortgage Rate Outlook As the year ends, it’s worth reflecting on how significantly the Canadian interest rate environment has changed in just twelve months. One year ago, the Canadian yield curve ...

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Mortgage Rate Outlook

HIGHLIGHTS Stress test limiting impact of falling mortgage rates Canadian economy: Strong second quarter, but will it last? Bank of Canada on hold for now Canadian mortgage rates continued to decline in the third quarter as rising trade tensions between the United States and China fed growing fears of a ...

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BC Homes Sales Set to Normalize in 2020

BCREA 2019 Third Quarter Housing Forecast Update Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales in the province are forecast to decline 5 percent to about 75,000 units this year, after recording 78,505 residential sales in 2018. MLS® residential sales are forecast to increase 11 percent to 82,700 units in 2020, just ...

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