Lots of changes in BC Real Estate as of June 15, 2018! These are significant changes and we as realtors have to go thru extra training, extra courses and exams!
If you have not heard of this, here are brief points on what is happening:
- No more dual agency, except in special situations. We can not represent Sellers and Buyers at the same time. That means when doing an Open House, we can only give out general information that is on the Internet, nothing else. We can not talk to Buyers as we used to as we are otherwise in breach. We have to ask them to get their own agent if they want to find out more about this house!
- When we get a call about a house that we have listed, we can only give out general information, we have to ask them to get an agent