Standard Forms

UPDATE: Dealing with Contracts and Disclosure Requirements (COVID-19 FAQ)

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The COVID-19 FAQ was updated on May 14, 2020 to include updates to Question 15 which addresses privacy concerns around working in a virtual environment and Question 17 dealing with FINTRAC Individual Identification requirements. Updated information is identified in bold to ensure it is easy to find. As the spread of COVID-19 continues to have

Property Disclosure Statement Revised and Released Alongside New Online Course

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA), in collaboration with the provincial Standard Forms Committee, BC’s 11 real estate boards and other stakeholders, has updated the Property Disclosure Statement (PDS). The updated PDS is now available on WEBForms®. What are the changes to the form? As a response to several issues impacting the BC real

BCREA Creates Notice & Acknowledgement Form for Use During COVID-19 Pandemic

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The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) has created a new Standard Form, the Notice & Acknowledgement form, for use by REALTORS® during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is now available on WEBForms®. With the practice of real estate having changed since the outbreak of COVID-19, your clients may have many questions and concerns over how

Making sense of WEBForms® Tips from BCREA & CREA

On March 5, more than 1100 REALTORS® logged in to BCREA’s webinar Making Sense of Webforms®. The webinar, a supplement to WEBForms® training already being offered by local member boards, brought together CREA’s WEBForms® Product Manager and a WEBForms® technology trainer & consultant, to give REALTORS® tips on how to make the most of BCREA

BCREA Launches Privacy Notice and Consent Form Video for Consumers

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) has created a new video to help consumers better understand the Privacy Notice and Consent form, and how REALTORS® protect consumer privacy and personal information during and after real estate transactions. You can show this video to consumers when discussing the Privacy Notice and Consent form, or at

Revised Council Disclosure Forms Better Meet Consumer Needs

Recent changes to three Real Estate Council of BC mandatory disclosure forms are a significant improvement on previous versions, which were launched as part of the June 2018 Rule changes. The revised forms, which came into effect September 30, 2019, include the Disclosure of Representation in Trading Services, Disclosure of Risks to Unrepresented Parties and Disclosure to Sellers of