Office Meetings 2018

Previously held office meetings:

 

December 2018

December meeting holiday

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