After a failed provincial amalgamation attempt in 2016, the British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) is talking to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) about possible amalgamation.
B.C. Premier Christy Clark has stripped the Real Estate Council of B.C. of the privilege of self-regulation and a report by the council-appointed Independent Advisory Group (IAG) points to a lack of clout and culture.
MoneySense, a personal finance magazine, recently ranked Vancouver Island’s Port Alberni as the worst place to live in Canada. The magazine ranked the town last or near-last for liveability out of more than 200 communities.
Monica Donetti-Ross, who comes from a family of B.C. Realtors, has launched Safe2Show, a service where agents who are Safe2Show members and who feel uncomfortable going to a showing alone can buddy-up with another agent.
Royal LePage Real Estate Services’ acquisition of the 31-year-old independent Coast Realty Group of offices and property management business, with 150 agents in the central Vancouver Island area, was a matter of perfect timing.
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