Office Meetings

 

The office meetings at Evergreen West Realty are well attended and very popular. Our meetings keep our licensees informed on industry regulations, requirements and ongoing changes. It is a valuable service to all licensees to have a most reliable source of information. Our managing broker has a passion for keeping up to date on the constantly evolving real estate industry. He freely makes this knowledge available to our licensees.

We aim to provide our licensees with excellent support, service and office environment to enable them to serve their clients with confidence. Just ask any of our agents!

 

Office meetings for 2018

 

Next office meetings will be held: 

Date  Time 
          TBD             10:15 am - 11:30 am

 

 

Previously held office meetings:

 

November 26, 2018

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update
  • Cedar Ridge presentation
  • Energy efficiency provincial programs
  • Cannabis legalization & your business
  • The future of real estate
  • Enjoying SUCCESS in a buyer's market!!!
  • A REALTORS® Poem
  • Christmas Luncheon, December 6, 2018!

November 19, 2018

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update
  • RECBC Report from Council
  • RECBC - Three Disciplinary Decisions!!!
  • Beware of referrals to unlicensed persons
  • FINTRAC compliance for REALTORS®
  • Province of BC – Speculation and Vacancy Tax
  • REALTORS Care® blanket drive (Nov 13 to Nov 20)

October 29, 2018

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update
  • AUTOPROP presentation
  • RECBC Agency and Disclosure Course!!!
  • RECBC Disciplinary Decision - water defect
  • Legally Speaking - CPS Section 9 exceptions
  • Videos, Nov 1 Rules of Cooperation Changes
  • Stay informed! You can never learn too much!
  • Annual Blanket Drive for Homeless!!

October 15, 2018

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update
  • E&O Risk Report – Knowing Your Client
  • RECBC Regulators support Government Action
  • RECBC - Disciplinary Decision – property sold TWICE!
  • REBGV Rules of Cooperation changes – BE AWARE! 
  • Kim Spencer articles, November 1 Rule Changes
  • Sold data to be displayed on realtor.ca 
  • Let’s have a strong finish to the year!!!

September 24, 2018

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market upadte
  • Presentation Primerica
  • RECBC welcomes a New Chair
  • RECBC Disciplinary Decision - vacant possession
  • RECBC Liability Decision - making a false statement
  • Legally Speaking, No. 506 - Language issues
  • PTT return changes now in force
  • REBGV October 2018 breakfast meetings

September 10, 2018

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update
  • GO FULL. Page 2 of MLS® listing contracts
  • Rules of Cooperation, parts of Section 3 and Section 7
  • Professional Conduct Case C18-02
  • How enforceable are verbal negotiations in real estate?
  • Change is in the air - Competition Bureau & REBGV
  • How SOLD data will change the Canadian real estate market!
  • School catchment areas, Community Maps tool
  • Important PDP deadlines for 2018!!!

August 27, 2018

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update
  • BC Wildfires and completion issues
  • RECBC Insurance clause in CPS
  • Fire Insurance resources
  • Office clauses on WEBForms® 
  • Legally Speaking, No. 505 - Disciplinary Power
  • REBGV Consent to Discipline C17-23 - big penalties
  • RECBC Disciplinary Decision - conduct unbecoming 
  • Council News - Managing Broker's Corner 

August 13, 2018

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update
  • Update WEBForms® platform
  • Disclosure timing to Seller re. expected remuneration
  • Re-negotiating? The danger of repudiation!
  • Non-repudiation clause
  • Remediating homes used in drug operations
  • Five things to know about the new Cannabis Act
  • Government Programs that could benefit your clients
  • Did you sign up for the Agency & Disclosure Course yet?

July 30, 2018

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update
  • RECBC "What to do if ..."
  • RECBC What does "promptly" mean?
  • Updated office policy, submitting documents
  • Legally Speaking No. 504 - referring 
  • Residential Tenancy Changes - informative videos!!
  • Sign up for in-office training, ASSIGNMENTS!!!

July 16, 2018

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update
  • Kim Spencer - open house , 'who-is-who'
  • Schedule A - Seller agreement re. open house 'Hosting Agent'
  • Refresher, MLS® listing contract, commission page
  • Refresher, Contract of Purchase and Sale, agency page
  • RECBC - professional conduct case - title search
  • RECBC - keeping records, video 
  • RECBC - take the mandatory course ASAP please!

June 25, 2018

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update
  • Know the REVISED FORMS on WEBForms®
  • Legally Speaking No. 503, Implied Agency
  • RECBC important mandatory courses!
  • RECBC - There's an App for That! 
  • RECBC - Questions and Answers!! 
  • RECBC - Online forms in various languages 
  • EWR - revised trade record sheet
  • Succeed by embracing the new rules!!!

June 16, 2018 (Special Extra Meeting Re. New Real Estate Rules Effective on June 15, 2018) 

General meeting subjects

  • The Ethics Guy®: It's not often black and white 
  • RECBC 4 DISCLOSURES
  • RECBC Agreement Re. conflict of Interest Between Clients 
  • RECBC Knowledge Base (knowledge.recbc.ca)
  • EWR Positive thoughts and business ideas 
  • EWR important revised Schedule A's 
  • 23 revised forms on WEBForms®
  • A review of some frequently used forms on WEBForms®
  • Embrace change - great opportunities ahead!!!

June 11, 2018

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update
  • RECBC 4 DISCLOSURES
  • RECBC Agreement Re. conflict of Interest Between Clients 
  • RECBC Knowledge Base (knowledge.recbc.ca)
  • EWR Positive thoughts and business ideas 
  • EWR important revised Schedule A's 
  • 23 revised forms on WEBForms®
  • Embrace change - great opportunities ahead!!!

May 28, 2018

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update
  • RECBC Latest News
  • RECBC License Knowledge Base 
  • RECBC Disclosure of Representation 
  • RECBC Disclosure of Risks [Unrepresented Parties]
  • RECBC Disclosure of Risks [Dual Agency]
  • RECBC Disclosure of Expected Remuneration 
  • Group Discussion
  • The Ethics Guy®: Spring cleaning

May 7, 2018

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update
  • Superintendent approved rule amendments
  • RECBC Latest News
  • Professional Conduct Case C17-25
  • Ethics Guy® article - measurements 
  • Waiver - regarding deposit amount 
  • REBGV to open education facililty in Coquitlam 
  • Evergreen West Realty website
  • REBGV Tri-Cities Municipal Update - May 9th 

April 23, 2018

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update
  • RECBC IMPORTANT REMINDERS!!!
  • RECBC Disciplinary Decision 
  • New licensing fees effective April 1, 2018 
  • Five Key Questions to prepare for rule changes
  • Exploring Education
  • Legally Speaking, No. 501
  • Stigmatized properties 
  • Ethics Guy® article
  • REBGV Tri-Cities Municipal Update
  • RRI Richard Robbins event

April 9, 2018

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update
  • Inspector presentation - TOP SIX DEAL BREAKERS
  • RECBC Exploring the Fundamentals of Agency
  • RECBC Three things You Can Do Now to Prepare for Change
  • New Legal Update 2018 classroom sessions added
  • Going back to Touchbase
  • Evergreen West Realty Awards Luncheon - April 16!!!

March 19, 2018

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update
  • BCREA housing market update
  • Register for Legal Update 2018
  • RECBC Material Information
  • RECBC Reporting Misconduct
  • 'Hosting agent' at open house - new form
  • REBGV Federal & Provincial budgets
  • Latest Ethics Guy® article - Trigger Warnings

March 5, 2018 

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update
  • BC Budget 2018 (REBGV)
  • Official website re. Property Transfer Tax
  • Report from Council
  • RECBC Agency Basics
  • RECBC disciplinary decision – tenant notice 
  • Paragon moves to Goggle Maps (& more)
  • Latest Ethics Guy® article

 February 19, 2018 

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update 
  • Update on Superintendent's Rules
  • RECBC appeal decision 
  • RECBC hearing decision
  • RECBC how to disclose payment to your clients 
  • Legally Speaking No. 500 - verify zoning 
  • Vancouver empty homes tax clauses 
  • Thank you for a perfect grand opening event! 

January 29, 2018 

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update 
  • Legally Speaking 499
  • RECBC disciplinary decision - owner builder / agency
  • RECBC disciplinary decision - agency 
  • RECBC ongoing duty of confidentiality
  • RECBC upcoming changes!!! 
  • The new 2018 Legal Update course.
  • REBGV Directors election 
  • Our grand opening, coming soon!!!

January 15, 2018 

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update 
  • Edgestone developer presentation 
  • RECBC disciplinary decision - tenancies!
  • Legal Update changes - be aware 
  • RECBC upcoming changes!
  • BC Home + Garden Show
  • The Ethics Guy article 

 

 

Meetings from previous years: