March 29, 2023 – Title Fraud in Real Estate – What You Need to Know

On Wednesday, March 29, we were joined by John Tracy, Senior Legal Counsel at First Canadian Title, a provider of title insurance in Canada for 25 years. John examined recent title fraud cases in Canada, highlighted best practices for managing brokers and REALTORS® to avoid title fraud, and explained the benefits of title insurance.

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Now Live: BCREA Managing Brokers’ Portal

BCREA’s new Managing Brokers’ Portal is now live on BCREA Access. Click here to visit the new portal (login required).

The portal is designed to be a one-stop location for  managing brokers to access to a variety of resources and tools to:

  • help them support their REALTORS®,
  • meet regulatory requirements in this dynamic profession,
  • locate professional development specific to managing brokers,
  • help mitigate risk or navigate an insurance claim,
  • access to the Managing Broker Community of Practice, a virtual community created for managing brokers to connect, share ideas, and collaborate on relevant topics, and
  • request a BCREA speaker for an event, simplifying the process.

 

November 1, 2023 – Managing Brokers Policies and Procedures Manual Template & Standard Forms Launch

On Wednesday, November 1, 2023, we were joined by Jim McCaughan, Professional Services Support Advisor at BCREA, and Ryan DeLuca, Managing Director at 25th Hour Regulatory Consulting. Jim provided an informative overview of BCREA’s November 2023 Standard Forms Launch, including a summary of the forms change process, standard forms resources, a synopsis of the standard forms launch itself, and more. Ryan gave an invaluable presentation on topics such as why brokerages need a policies and procedures manual, things to consider when creating the manual, sections to include in the manual, best practices, and more.

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