Public and licensee access to the Commission office is by appointment only.

Updates to satisfying buyer's conditions changes, effective January 3rd, 2022. Read the September 7th, 2021 news bulletin for more information.

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COVID-19 Update: March 22nd, 2022 & Job Posting Fraud Alert

COVID-19 Update: March 22nd, 2022

The Commission is continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation, and will make on-going reassessments of our policies based on recommendations and guidelines from Public Health. Any changes to our decisions will be communicated to the industry via news bulletins. For now, the Commission has the following updates to our COVID-19 policies:

Submitting Offers on Multiple Properties

Submitting Offers on Multiple Properties

The Commission has received reports of licensees representing buyer clients who will submit offers on multiple properties at the same time, knowing that the buyer does not intend to buy multiple properties.

Trust Fund Deposit Fraud Alert

Trust Fund Deposit Fraud Alert

The Commission was alerted to a deposit fraud that occurred yesterday—thankfully the funds were recovered. The bank that released the funds by EFT was able to retrieve them after the fraud was discovered and reported. The Commission is advising licensees to be vigilant and carefully scrutinize deposit instructions before sending them to buyers. 

Call for BOD Nominations, COVID-19 Update, Defining Bedrooms, Drones, Competing Offers, & Barristers' Society Council Call for Public Members

Call for 2022 Nominations for the Board of Directors

The Commission is accepting nominations for one licensee to join the Board of Directors. Licensees nominate themselves by completing and submitting the Nomination Form. The deadline for nominations is Monday, March 21st, 2022 at 4 p.m. A virtual election will be held in April. The successful candidate will be announced at the AGM on April 21st.

The Nova Scotia Real Estate
Commission
is the regulator of the
Nova Scotia real estate industry.

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Nova Scotia Real Estate Commission

601-1595 Bedford Highway
Bedford, NS
B4A 3Y4

p: 1.902.468.3511 or
1.800.390.1015

f:  1.902.468.1016 or
1.800.390.1016

e: For licensing information
licensing@nsrec.ns.ca
For complaints
compliance@nsrec.ns.ca