News Bulletin - January 16, 2017

The Commercial Forum is This Week!
BBA Information Session One Left
Discipline Newsletter Released - December 2016
The Clause Book is Back!

The Commercial Forum is This Week!
Reminder to our commercial licensees that NSAR Commercial Forum is on Friday, January 20th. Commercial salespeople are required to attend the Commercial Forum as their CPE requirement, or they may complete the course Effective Communication and Real Estate.

Register for the Commercial Forum

BBA Information Session One Left
The Nova Scotia Association of REALTORS® has agreed to hold an additional mandatory buyer brokerage agreement information for licensees who practice common law agency.

The final session is on Friday, February 3rd from 9:00 a.m. to noon in the NSAR Auditorium at 7 Scarfe Court.

If you are a licensee at a common law brokerage you are required to take the BBA info session or the updated common law agency course (courses after October 2016) by February 12, 2017.

The BBA info session is a half day and the course fee is $109.25. The common law course is a full day and the course fee is $287.50.

Please contact the NSAR to register.

Discipline Newsletter Released - December 2016
The Commission has released the latest Discipline Newsletter.

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The Clause Book is Back!
We're pleased to release to you the revised Clause Book, ahead of schedule!

The purpose of this resource is to assist licensees in determining the appropriate language for basic conditions in agreements. The clauses have been written in a standard format that are in conformity with the Act and Bylaw and may be amended to better reflect unique situations.

A big thank you to the Commission's Forms Committee for taking on the task of revising the previous Clause Book and working diligently to improve this resource for licensees.

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