Information Bulletins

Below are Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) Information Bulletins on topics of interest to industry professionals.

To print a single Information Bulletin from the list below, please click on "pdf" following the title of the chosen Information Bulletin.

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Accepted Offers and Backup Offers (pdf) Material Latent Defects (pdf)
Access to Property (pdf)  
Access to Property - Home Inspections (pdf)  
Advertising - Brokerage Internet Policies (pdf) Mere Postings (pdf)
Advertising - Clearly Indicated (pdf) Mortgage Brokerage - Agent for Borrower (pdf)
Advertising - False and Misleading (pdf) Mortgage Brokerage - Agent for Lender (pdf)
Advertising - Internet Guidelines - Social Media - Mortgage Professionals (pdf) Mortgage Brokerage - Avoid Misrepresentations (pdf)
Advertising - Internet Guidelines - Social Media - Real Estate Appraisal Professionals (pdf) Mortgage Brokerage Relationship Options (pdf)
Advertising - Internet Guidelines - Social Media - Real Estate Professionals (pdf) Mortgage Brokerage - When is a Licence Required (pdf)
Advertising - Licensed Name (pdf) Mortgage Fraud Red Flags (pdf)
Advertising- Properties Not Located in Alberta (pdf) Mortgage Fraud Red Flags - Mortgage Brokerage Professionals (pdf)
  Mortgage Fraud Red Flags - Real Estate Appraisal Professionals (pdf)
Assistants - Mortgage Brokerage (pdf) Mortgage Fraud Red Flags - Real Estate Professionals (pdf)
Assistants - Real Estate Brokerage (pdf)
 
Attached and Unattached Goods (pdf) Multiple Offers (pdf)
Auctioneers (pdf)  
   
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B Notice to Executive Director - Real Estate Appraisers (pdf)
Brokers - Accountability (pdf) Notice to Executive Director - Real Estate and Mortgage Brokerage Professionals (pdf)
Brokers - Active in Management (pdf)  
Brokers - Delegation (pdf)  
Building Cost Replacement - Licence not Required (pdf)  
Business Brokerage (pdf)  
   
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  Offers and Counter Offers - Expiries (pdf)
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Client - Real Estate Brokerage (pdf) Personal Mortgage Deals (pdf)
Commissions - Payment from Trust (pdf) Personal Trades in Real Estate (pdf)
Competent Service (pdf) Prohibition - Discourage Legal Advice (pdf)
Comply with Legislation (pdf) Prohibition - Fraudulent Unlawful Activity (pdf)
Conduct Deserving of Sanction (pdf) Prohibitions - Mortgage Brokers and Associates (pdf)
Conflict - Buying Client's Property (pdf) Prohibitions - Real Estate Appraisers (pdf)
Conflict - Representing Competing Buyers (pdf) Prohibitions - Real Estate Industry Professionals (pdf)
Conflict - Representing Seller and Buyer (pdf) Protection of Client Information (pdf)
Conflict of Interest (pdf)  
Cooperate with RECA (pdf)  
Cost of Credit Disclosure - Mortgage Brokerage (pdf) Q
Customer - Real Estate Brokerage (pdf)  
   
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  Real Estate Act and Board Rules (pdf)
  Real Estate Appraisers - Client and Intended User (pdf)
  Real Property Reports (pdf)
  Real Property Reports - Rules of Practice for Lawyers (pdf)
  Recommending Service Providers (pdf)
  Records - Release File to Client (pdf)
  Records - Transfer of File (pdf)
D Referrals - Industry Member Requirements (pdf)
Dealing in Mortgages as a Mortgage Broker (pdf) Referrals - Payment to Unlicensed Persons (pdf)
  Residential Measurement Standard (RMS) (pdf)
  Residential Measurement Standard - Documentation (pdf)
Dealing in Mortgages - Jurisdiction and the Real Estate Act (pdf) Responsibilities - Mortgage Associate (pdf)
Dealing with Unrepresented Sellers - Real Estate (pdf) Responsibilities - Mortgage Broker (pdf)
Delivery of Documents - Mortgage Brokerage (pdf) Responsibilities - Real Estate Appraisers (pdf)
Delivery of Documents - Real Estate Brokerage (pdf) Responsibilities - Real Estate Associate Brokers and Associates (pdf)
Deposits and the Purchase Contract - Residential Real Estate (pdf) Responsibilities - Real Estate Broker (pdf)
Disclose - Conflicts of Interest (pdf) Responsibilities and Prohibitions - Mortgage Brokerage (pdf)
Disclose - Cost of Services (pdf) Responsibilities and Prohibitions - Real Estate Brokerage (pdf)
   
   
   
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E Service Agreement - Buyers Working with Common Law Brokerages (pdf)
Education Code of Conduct for Learners (pdf) Service Agreement - Buyers Working with Designated Brokerages (pdf)
Electronic Agreements (pdf) Service Agreements - Real Estate Brokerage (pdf)
Electronic Records (pdf) Stigmatized Properties (pdf)
Employees (pdf)  
Enforcement of the Residential Measurement Standard (RMS) (pdf)  
Ensure Role is Understood - Real Estate (pdf)  
Estimating Market Value - Real Estate Brokerage (pdf) T
  Teams in the Real Estate Industry (pdf)
  Title Insurance (pdf)
  Trading in Real Estate as a Real Estate Broker (pdf)
F Trading in Real Estate - Commercial Real Estate (pdf)
Facilitation Services (pdf) Trading in Real Estate - Jurisdiction and the Real Estate Act (pdf)
Failure to Waive Conditions on Time (pdf) Trading in Real Estate - Property Management (pdf)
  Trading in Real Estate - Residential Real Estate (pdf)
  Trading in Real Estate - Rural Real Estate (pdf)
  Transaction Brokerage - Not Always Appropriate (pdf)
  Transaction Brokerage - Parties Do Not Agree (pdf)
  Trust Money Disputes and Disbursements (pdf)
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Good Character - Licensing (pdf)  
Good Character - Professional Conduct Review (pdf)  
Guaranteed Sales Representations (pdf)  
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  Unrepresented Sellers - What They Need to Know (pdf)
  Use of RECA's Logo (pdf)
   
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Holding Oneself Out (pdf) W
  When Your Real Estate Brokerage Shuts Down (pdf)
   
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Incentives (pdf) Y
Inducements (pdf)  
Industry Member Interference May Be Conduct Deserving of Sanction (pdf)  
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