Office Meetings 2014

Previously held office meetings in 2014:

 

December 2014

December meeting holiday

November 24, 2014

General meeting subjects

  1. Real estate market update
  2. Mortgage market update
  3. Intracorp sales team, Black + Whites on Foster presentation
  4. Strata Fundamentals (12-credit PDP course)
  5. Overcoming Stress (REM article)
  6. Some words of wisdom – Myths vs Truths
  7. Effective ways of how to get ready for 2015
  8. RESAAS, The Real Estate Social Network™
  9. BNT ‘Tis The Season Cocktail Party. Thursday, December 4, 2014
  10. Evergreen West Realty Christmas Luncheon! Saturday, December 13, 2014

November 10, 2014

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update & information
  • How well do you know the REBGV Rules of Cooperation?
  • Act fast and get your .REALTOR domain for free
  • New REBGV website coming in early 2015
  • New SentriSmart app now available
  • Evergreen West Realty Christmas Luncheon!
  • REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive

October 27, 2014

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update & information
  • Ontario case, SPIS form  (similar to our PDS) (REM Oct.)
  • Time is of the essence (REM Oct.)
  • Contract of Purchase and Sale, section 12
  • RECBC, Time shall remain of the essence
  • RECBC, Do not try to ratify an expired contract
  • Be careful with using the Ratification Clause
  • BCREA Legally Speaking – ‘Time is of the essence’ court cases
  • REBGV, Professional conduct case CO2-22
  • Home Inspector licensing changes

October 6, 2014

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update & information
  • Three common types of Residential Tenancies
  • Section 12 in the contract of purchase and sale
  • Protect yourself with the Repudiation clause
  • Provide the required transaction forms please
  • Lockbox batteries
  • Paragon, new MLS® system in 2015

September 22, 2014

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update & information
  • Bare Land Strata
  • Some Clauses (when to use and where to find them)
  • Use the Assignment Option clause (NEVER USE ‘and or Nominee’)
  • Presale reminders – Disclosure of Remuneration & Legal Advice re. deposit
  • Professional Conduct Case (1 year suspension)
  • Open house opportunities

September 8, 2014

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update & information
  • Please welcome Kelsey to our office
  • Office now also open Saturdays, 11 AM to 4:00 PM
  • RECBC Disciplinary Decisions
  • Fall Market: It’s time to focus on getting Listings!
  • Split option plan now 90/10 split (from 85/15)
  • Commercial fee schedule - very attractive

August 18, 2014

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Real estate market activity charts 1995 to 2014
  • Mortgage market update & information
  • Worldproperties.com / say ‘YES’ on data input form,  box 410
  • REDMA changes
  • Legal advice regarding deposit - clause
  • Professional Conduct Committee Report
  • Council Suspension
  • Do Not Call List integration / Telelisting.net

July 28, 2014

General meeting subjects

  • Welcome to Russell McRae – House Portraits Artist
  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update & information
  • Announcement: Mtg. Specialist incentive to our REALTORS®
  • Today’s Money article
  • Contracts deposit box at office
  • Water cooler at office
  • Office tour, a rewarding habit

July 7, 2014

General meeting subjects

  • Welcome to guest from Korean paper (invited by Honggi)
  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update & information
  • Welcome to Russell McRae – House Portraits Artist
  • CASL (Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation)

June 17, 2014

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update & information
  • Legally Speaking – measuring (BCREA, number 469)
  • The Schedule ‘A’ for listings
  • Foreclosures – increase your chances of success as a Buyer’s Agent!
  • Office tour, a rewarding habit

May 27, 2014

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update & information
  • Top Grants and Rebates for Buyers and Owners
  • Online PTT calculator (including exemptions)
  • Online GST calculator for New Construction
  • Commission calculations on New Construction
  • Online calendar: Timeanddate.com
  • Tips for REALTORS® to stay safe (Realtor Link article)
  • BCREA – Journey of Discovery
  • BNT Municipal Update 2014 – Thursday June 5 ‘14

May 13, 2014

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update & information
  • Licensed for Rental Property Management
  • Fact Sheet: Selling a Tenanted Residential Property
  • Standard and Custom tenancy clauses
  • Request to Seller(s) regarding Termination of Tenancy
  • Trade Record Sheet options (on-line or in-print)
  • New key/mail slot at office
  • McRae House Portraits - a gift idea

April 29, 2014

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage market update
  • Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation starts on July 1, 2014
  • Register your myLTSA account for Land Title Searches
  • Form for Disclosure of Material Latent Defects
  • Key system
  • Office tour

April 14, 2014

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage update
  • Exclusive Buyer Agency Contract
  • Buyer Agency Acknowledgement
  • Buyer Agency Remuneration Agreement
  • Seller’s Fee Agreement (Buyer Represented Seller Not Represented)
  • New FINTRAC forms
  • Group Discussion

March 31, 2014

General meeting subjects

  • Presentation Real Estate Weekly
  • Presentation by CMHC representative
  • Real estate market update
  • Long term market value graph
  • Deposit – page 1 of contract of purchase and sale
  • No directional signs on Coquitlam City Property
  • Richard Robbins event – April 8, 2014

March 17, 2014

General meeting subjects

  • Presentation by Home Inspector
  • Real estate market update
  • Evergreen West Realty awards
  • Training report – Morris Marketing
  • Richard Robbins event, Tuesday April 8, 2014
  • Discussion of office meeting times for April & May

March 3, 2014

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage update by Christina Horvath
  • Property Transfer Tax information
  • When can you NOT use Limited Dual Agency?
  • Confidentiality Clause (when to use it)
  • The Listing Leader Event on April 10, 2014
  • Office tour, a rewarding habit

February 18, 2014

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • FINTRAC requirements, effective February 2014
  • New Homes, the GST and the 2% BC Transition Tax
  • New Homes, GST New Housing Rebate & GST New Rental Housing Rebate
  • New Home Addendum – Seller is Not a Foreign Supplier
  • New Home Addendum – Seller is a Foreign Supplier (Non Resident)
  • Legal Advice Clause regarding GST
  • The Most Important Five Minutes of Your Day – Morris Marketing

February 3, 2014

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgages as a 4 legged table – by Christina
  • LTSA New Title Search System
  • MLS® System Change
  • Authentisign, endorsed by CREA
  • Professional Conduct Case
  • Home inspections, who should be there!
  • Prepare for success, some ideas to consider
  • REBGV advisory group feedback - by Mitra

January 20, 2014

General meeting subjects

  • Real estate market update
  • Presentation by RBC Royal Bank of Canada
  • Professional Conduct Case
  • Morris Marketing – the training report
  • Prepare for success, build a contact list
  • 1-on-1 managing broker support available!

January 6, 2014

General meeting subjects

  • Welcome to new licensees
  • Real estate market update
  • Mortgage update
  • Plan your work, work your plan!
  • eStrataHub – one more reason to have a BC Online account
  • Consider 7-100 / 3% on balance for strata listings
  • It helps to protect your commission with an Exclusive Buyer Agency Contract
  • How to ask for more commission than the listing agent is offering
  • Fee agreements must be separate from the Contract of Purchase and Sale