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Question from a member…

“I have one burning question. It seems like OSRE and Government keeps talking about implementing the IAG recommendations. Why hasn’t item 19 been done? It states specifically “Government amend the Act to require 50% of Council members be non-industry members?  Why did Government ignore this Read More …

Our appreciation to the MLA’s who advance the interests of consumer choice & consumer protection

Excerpt from the discussion of the New Rules in the house on May 16, 2018. Hansard transcript from the legislature May 16, 2018 D. Barnett: Can the minister confirm her understanding of the role of the office of the superintendent of real estate and how Read More …

Letter to the Superintendents Office

May 15, 2018 Mr. Michael Noseworthy Office of the Superintendent of Real Estate Suite 2800 – 555 West Hastings Street Vancouver BC, V6B 4N6 Dear Mr. Noseworthy, Thank you for your response to our submission dated April 20, 2018 and our request for a meeting. Read More …

To Whom it May Concern

My partner and I have been buying and selling real estate both in Alberta and BC for the past 11 years; the last four years have been here in Vernon, BC. We were fortunate enough to connect with a realtor with Century 21 Executive Realty Read More …

The New Rules… How they Impact you!

We wanted to share the work of one of our colleagues, Corbin, a member of REAL BC, who has done a video to help consumers understand the New Rules, and the impacts to the consumers, they are meant to protect. 🚫TOTAL BAN on DUAL AGENCY Read More …

Because you care… We care….

As an advocacy group for consumers, we are wanting to hear your concerns over all matters that affect BC Real Estate to ensure we can represent your interests. Here is what a consumer recently shared with the OSRE in regards the current consultation on the Read More …

Real Estate is Changing

We believe in the fundamental principles of the right to choose.   That consumers can & do make informed decisions on the type of representation, and whom they choose to represent them in a real estate transaction. We believe that real estate is a relationship based Read More …