“I think we’re going to end up with the ability to do single recusal as long as we have the consent of both parties,” says Jim McCaughan, a former president of the British Columbia Real Estate Association.
Readers should consider the impact on smaller communities where there is perhaps only one licensee. Yes, there is an exemption, but the test is so onerous that I doubt there will ever be an exemption approved.
British Columbia has become the first province to ban dual agency, with new rules set to come into force on March 15, 2018 which will "significantly change the way that real estate services are provided."
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