Canadian Real Estate Association

Registration Now Open for 2022 Banff Western Connection

Registration is now open for the upcoming Banff Western Connection Conference taking place from January 27-29, 2022 at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in beautiful Banff, Alberta. The conference will kick off on Thursday, January 27 with pre-conference sessions and an opening reception, followed by two full days of exciting, relevant, and informative sessions all

Using CREA’s Health Waiver

Recently the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) uploaded a Coronavirus Statement & Consent form to WEBForms® for REALTORS® to use with clients. In signing the form, clients state that they currently don’t have any COVID-19 symptoms and haven’t been in contact with anyone with symptoms. The person signing the form is also giving the brokerage

Canada Emergency Response Benefit – What it means for REALTORS®

With the announcement of the newly created Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and associated eligibility criteria, the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) continues to work with the federal government to make additional details available to REALTORS® as soon as possible. “Since the emergence of COVID-19, CREA has been in ongoing discussions with government departments and

New WEBForms® Platform to Launch in July

CREA ready for early rollout in BC Good news from the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA)—the new WEBForms® platform will be available in BC as early as mid-July. CREA will reach out to BC REALTORS® who are using WEBForms® about a week before the launch date with some training materials and to announce the exact

Standard Forms Reminder

Changes coming June 13 On June 13, changes to the Assignment of Contract of Purchase and Sale – New Development and Non-Developer and the Privacy Notice and Consent forms will come into effect. While none of the changes will have a significant impact on practice, it’s important for REALTORS® to familiarize themselves with the changes

In Memoriam: Andrew Peck

At British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA), we were saddened to hear of the passing of past president Andrew Peck. Andrew served as BCREA president in 2007. He was passionate about the real estate profession and also served as president of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) in 2004 and president of the

CREA announces new WEBForms® service provider

In November, the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) announced it will be transitioning to a new service provider for CREA WebForms® in 2019. The new CREA WEBForms® will be powered by the leading transaction management platform TransactionDesk® by Lone Wolf Technologies. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) first developed WEBForms and sold it to CREA in

Buyer Agency #224

Legally Speaking

By Gerry NeelyB.A., LL.B. The launch of the good ship, SS Agency Disclosure, is underway and there is no turning back. She left port comfortably ahead of any potential government interest in legislating adequate agency disclosure and is now moving on the flood tide of the legal and ethical requirements of CREA and the courts. The