BC Real Estate Boards Named Finalists for 2022 Real Estate Land Awards

May 09, 2022

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The Real Estate Foundation of BC (REFBC) recently announced the finalists for its 2022 Land Awards recognizing outstanding projects and standout leaders who work to build healthy, resilient communities and natural environments.

The awards are presented in five different categories across BC. BCREA is proud to recognize  the Association for Interior Realtors and Vancouver Island Real Estate Board for being named finalists in the Real Estate category for championing sustainable and health initiative programs for REALTORS® and homeowners across the province. The BC Lung Foundation, which with BCREA worked to develop resources on radon gas, was also nominated.

Learn more about the finalists and the respective projects below.

Association of Interior Realtors – Building Climate Resilience in the Okanagan: A Homeowner’s Resource Guide

“Building Climate Resilience in the Okanagan: A Homeowner’s Resource Guide” offers comprehensive and valuable information addressing pressing needs in the region regarding the effects of extreme weather events. In collaboration with municipalities, First Nations , NGOs and conservation groups, this unique guide offer homeowners insight into flooding, wildfire, drought, biodiversity and energy efficiency.

Read the guide here.

Vancouver Island Real Estate Board – Real Estate Energy Efficiency Program

The Vancouver Island Real Estate Board’s Real Estate Energy Efficiency Program is a rebate program for homeowners. The rebate program encourages homeowners in this region to ensure their homes are energy efficient through insulation, draft proofing and space heating.

Click here for more details about the Real Estate Energy Efficiency Program.

BC Lung Foundation – Radon in Real Estate: Transforming BC’s Indoor Environments

In partnership with BCREA, the BC Lung Foundation created Radon for REALTORS®  to support Realtors in better understanding radon gas and how it relates to the real estate transaction. This course helps Realtors demonstrate competency and apply reasonable care when working with clients, such as being knowledgeable about the environmental condition and taking appropriate steps to alert clients of known health and safety concerns.

(REALTOR Link® Login Required)

The course is part of a series of resources for real estate sector created by the BC Lung Foundation.

Award winners will be announced at the 2022 Land Awards Gala hosted in New Westminster on June 9, 2022. Learn more about the event here.

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