November 17, 2021 – Mandatory Cooling Off Period and Other Real Estate Transparency Measures

On Wednesday, November 17, we discussed the BC Government’s recent announcement to implement mandatory cooling off periods for buyers of residential real estate transactions in spring 2022. Panelists included BCREA CEO Darlene Hyde and Vice President of Government Relations Trevor Hargreaves who discussed the recent announcement, the BC Financial Services Authority’s consultation on the cooling off period and other potential consumer protection policies, BCREA’s next steps and how REALTORS® can get involved. The session was followed by a Q&A session.

January 18, 2023 – Foreign Buyer Ban with CREA and AUTOPROP

On Wednesday, January 18, we were joined by CREA who discussed the Foreign Buyer Ban. While information is still being made available from the government, CREA talked about what they know and how they continue to seek information from the government to learn more. We were also joined by Charlsy Dobel, Product Portfolio Manager, myLTSA, who demonstrated the mapping feature in AUTOPROP.

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