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"What is a no-agency relationship?"

"What is a no-agency relationship?"

"Can you tell me if there is no agency relationship between the Selling agent and the Buyer, do I need to ask the buyer to sign for Remuneration Disclosure?"

The Council rule, and agency law, require disclosure to clients not customers. So if you are faced with a buyer who wishes to purchase your listing but you don’t want to represent them as their agent (provide them a “no agency” relationship), you do not need to disclose what your commission will be.

Is our housing market at risk?

May 31st, 2017
Is our housing market at risk? Today, the International Monetary Fund reported that Canadian households are highly indebted and housing affordability, particularly in Vancouver and Toron...Click here to read more detail about 'Is our housing market at risk?'

Moving towards a National Housing Strategy

May 1st, 2017
Moving towards a National Housing Strategy The Canadian Real Estate Association and its member real estate boards and associations across Canada have long advocated for better access to ...Click here to read more detail about 'Moving towards a National Housing Strategy'

What are the key challenges we face as a profession?

February 18th, 2016
What are the key challenges we face as a profession? If someone were to ask me what one characteristic Realtors® share, I'd say - adaptability.  Take a minute and think about i...Click here to read more detail about 'What are the key challenges we face as a profession?'

Will a luxury or speculation tax create more affordable housing?

February 2nd, 2016
Will a luxury or speculation tax create more affordable housing? In the last month, both the Mayor of Vancouver and economists from the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser Un...Click here to read more detail about 'Will a luxury or speculation tax create more affordable housing?'