Real Estate Team Rule Changes

Real Estate Team Rule Changes

Real Estate Team Rule Changes

Nowadays, many realtors are working in groups and identifying themselves as teams. These teams are subject to various rules designed to protect your interests. As of April 1, 2023, the rules governing real estate teams in BC will change to allow for more transparency for the consumer.

Here is what you need to know about Real Estate Teams in the Fraser Valley

Real estate teams in BC (British Columbia) are groups of licensed real estate professionals who work together to provide a range of services related to buying, selling and managing real estate sles. These teams typically consist of agents, brokers, administrative staff, and other professionals who specialize in various areas of real estate.

Who Regulates Real Estate Teams in BC?

In British Columbia, real estate teams are regulated by the Real Estate Council of British Columbia (RECBC), which is responsible for setting and enforcing rules and standards for the real estate industry in the province.

What is a Real Estate Team?

As of April 1st a team will be two or more real estate agents that jointly provide trading services to clients through their business practice or agency relationships. A real estate team leader will be required to register a team if they are advertising under a team name, regularly representing the same client, and doing regular work together in a manner that creates implied agency.

If one agent is operating as a team but DOES NOT have two licenced team members, then the agent must cease advertising as a team.

For more information about the upcoming team rule changes check out the BCFSA bulletin at:

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