Our Mission and Values
The Real Estate Council of British Columbia (the Council) protects the public interest by assuring the competency of real estate licensees in BC and ensuring their compliance with the Real Estate Services Act. The Council is accountable to and advises government on industry issues and encourages public confidence by impartially setting and enforcing standards of conduct, education, competency and licensing for real estate licensees in the province.
A self‐regulated organization that is a leader in industry integrity, innovation and viability.
The Council operates with the following principles and values:
Experience and Dedication: Council members are experienced real estate licensees and public appointees, dedicated to protecting the public interest in real estate services and to improving the industry.
Consultative Approach: Council supports a regular consultative approach with industry groups, government and the public.
Impartial, Effective Processes: Council members and staff are impartial in setting and enforcing standards of conduct through effective education, licensing, and compliance processes.
Cost‐effective & Responsive Services: Council management and staff work to provide cost‐effective, responsive services to consumers and the real estate industry by using current professional business practices and technology.
Open Communications & Trust: Council members and staff work co‐operatively to create a working environment where frank and open communications and trust prevail.