As licensed REALTORS® in the province of Alberta, we are notified when there is a judgment against another REALTOR® in Alberta who has not followed the proper rules and regulations regarding our industry. This includes real estate agents who have been found guilty of practicing real estate without a real estate licence.
Alberta REALTORS® are governed by code of ethics, rules, regulations and two councils - RECA (The Real Estate Council of Alberta) and CREA (The Canadian Real Estate Association.) Our business is based on working in our clients best interest and providing our expertise, experience and knowledge at a professional level to help sell and buy their homes and businesses.
If someone offers to represent you in a real estate transaction or assist you with securing mortgage financing, ensure that individual holds a licence with RECA. Consumers can search for a licensed industry professional through RECA's Website And remember when encountering difficult financial circumstances, if someone offers you away out that sounds too good to be true, it usually is. Talk to a professional.