The Real Estate Council of British Columbia

RECBC regulates real estate professionals in the public interest. We protect consumers by promoting and enforcing high standards of professionalism in the real estate industry.

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Regulating Real Estate Professionals

Learn about the requirements for licensing, how to manage your licence, and find resources and education to stay up-to-date and competent.


How to apply for a licence, renew a licence, and make changes or updates.

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COVID-19 Update

Read about RECBC’s recommendations and practice tips during these exceptional circumstances.

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Informing Consumers

Independent, unbiased information for home buyers and sellers. Helping you feel confident and make informed real estate decisions.

Buying or Selling a Home

Information and guidance to help you through every stage of the buying and selling process.

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Your Home, Your Decision

Tips for navigating a competitive real estate market

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Protecting the Public

We investigate and take action to protect consumers from risks.

Turn to us when you have questions or concerns about a real estate transaction.

Report a Concern

Members of the public or professionals can submit tips or complaints to RECBC to investigate.


COVID-19 Update

Find answers to your questions about how real estate transactions are affected by COVID-19

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Thinking about a Career in Real Estate?

If you’re interested in being a real estate professional in BC, you’ve come to the right place. To practice real estate in BC you will need a licence, and RECBC provides the information, education and licensing services that will help you to get started in your new career.

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