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Your Updated Source of Real Estate Regulatory Resources

You may notice some changes to this page, as RECBC has recently introduced new regulatory information and guidelines. These resources, which replace the Practice Standards Manual (PSM) and Brokerage Standards Manual (BSM), serve to help real estate professionals looking for guidance to help them comply with their legislated requirements.

Regulatory Resources Index

Browse to see all the regulatory information and guidelines.

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View the list of clauses you may need to include in a Contract of Purchase and Sale.

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Regulatory Training Tools for Managing Brokers

Find tools that you can use with professionals at your brokerage build awareness of the updated Regulatory guidance.

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Agency & Disclosure Forms

Find agency and disclosure forms used by real estate professionals to keep their clients well informed.


  • 19 May, 2021
    New Tools Support AML Requirements

    As BC and Canada continue the fight against money laundering, real estate professionals have an important role to play. On June 1, 2021, new regulatory requirements from the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) come into effect for the real estate sector.

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Subject-Free Offers – Understanding and Communicating the Risks

Understand your duties to clients and your legal and ethical responsibilities as a professional, when assisting clients in a competitive market. Learn about the three things you’ll need to know in order to be well-prepared.

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Staying Safe: Practices to Reduce Risk for Real Estate Professionals

Whether you provide trading services (real estate sales), rental property or strata management services, there are basic safety practices that you can follow to help ensure that you feel secure and confident when dealing with members of the public in the course of your professional duties.

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New Resources Coming Soon: Regulatory Information and Guidelines

Later this spring, the new regulatory resources will replace the Professional Standards Manual. Designed to be more concise, clearer to read, and consistent in structure, Regulatory Information and Guidelines will make complying with your legislated requirements more straightforward

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