Third-Party Recommendations and REALTOR® Liability #504

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Could a licensee be held liable for the poor performance or negligence of another professional such as a home inspector, contractor, or notary public, whom the licensee referred to his or her client? It depends. Factors to be considered include: whether the licensee conducted any due diligence into the competence or reputation of the referred

Understanding the Privacy Notice and Consent Form

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Since the Real Estate Services Act Rule changes came into effect last month, there has been some confusion about how and when to use BCREA’s new Privacy Notice and Consent form. There have also been questions as to how it differs from the Real Estate Council of British Columbia’s disclosure forms that contain a Consumer Privacy Notice.

A Return to Balance for BC Housing Market

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For the complete news release, including detailed statistics, click here. Vancouver, BC – July 13, 2018. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 7,884 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) across the province in June, a 32.5 per cent decrease from the same month last