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    B.C.’s Real Estate Council warns realtors the public’s confidence in them is shaken by reports of shady dealing

    B.C.’s Real Estate Council has notified all licensees that the public has lost confidence in the industry and realtors “must always act in the best interests of the client” according to a memo obtained by The Province. The Feb. 12 notification from Council Chair Marylou Leslie is titled “Attention All Licensees” and comes after Premier Christy Clark’s government asked the council to investigate allegations reported in The Province and other media about alleged realtor frauds, self-dealing, money laundering, and obscuring of offshore buyer identities.

    Source: B.C.’s Real Estate Council warns realtors the public’s confidence in them is shaken by reports of shady dealing

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  • Gallery

    RE Gallery: The Vehicle Series

    Although a fictitious Realtor...perhaps the sentiment rings true for just a few out there...just a few...not many....and certainly not you....honestly.....
    A travelling 3D whale sign in Vancouver, BC....brilliant!
    Nothing says 'classy' like a hand painted wooden sign propped up in the back of an 20 year old truck...did we mention it was found parked in the most expensive postal code in Canada.
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  • RE Crusader

    The Trouble with being #1 is…

    speeding realtor

    Sometimes I joke to my colleagues when they tell me that they are having hard time attracting listings with such heavy competition. To which I usually say….”just tell them your number one and make sure your brokerage also say’s your entire network is number one and all should be ok…oh and make sure you ask your brokerage to give you an award for selling homes.
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  • REALTORS® brand yourself just like Justin Trudeau! FEATURE ARTICLE

    Imagine being 1 of 4 people vying to get every single adult voter in Canada to pick you as the next Prime Minister. That’s the reality of competing in a Canadian election. You have to convince millions of people from all kinds of backgrounds including people of different ethnicity, genders, ages, economic profiles, and geographic regions, that your the best choice to represent them.
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  • Gallery

    RE Gallery: Hollywood Beckons…

    Poor LA Realtor "Peter Klaven". His career as an agent is lack luster...that is until his new bestie decides to re-image his personal Realtor brand in an attempt to get him more work. From the Movie "I love you, Man"
    Peter Klaven copy cat! Some Realtors are never short on original ideas!
    Poor LA Realtor "Peter Klaven". His career as an agent is lack luster...that is until his new bestie decides to re-image his personal Realtor brand in an attempt to get him more work. From the Movie "I love you, Man"
    Another Peter Klaven copy cat! Except this Ad didn't go over too well with the Realtor taking the ad down after complaints. Well we can't all be Peter Klaven.
    Poor LA Realtor "Peter Klaven". His career as an agent is lack luster...that is until his new bestie decides to re-image his personal Realtor brand in an attempt to get him more work. From the Movie "I love you, Man"
    Poor LA Realtor "Peter Klaven". His career as an agent is lack luster...that is until his new bestie decides to re-image his personal Realtor brand in an attempt to get him more work. From the Movie "I love you, Man"
    Poor LA Realtor "Peter Klaven". His career as an agent is lack luster...that is until his new bestie decides to re-image his personal Realtor brand in an attempt to get him more work. From the Movie "I love you, Man"
    Poor LA Realtor "Peter Klaven". His career as an agent is lack luster...that is until his new bestie decides to re-image his personal Realtor brand in an attempt to get him more work. From the Movie "I love you, Man"
    Oren Little...America's #1 Grumpiest Realtor! Glad the designer picked up on the #1 theme all Realtors try to use when creating this fictitious bus stop bench ad. From the movie "and so it goes".
    Here's wishing that more Realtors would use hashtags like the on this ad from the TV show Modern Family. #ninjainablazer
    Well this one is a Real Realtor 'Janice Rushford' using the movie theme Wizard of Oz. Kudos for a very creative idea!
    This is perhaps the first time I wish I could read French better than I do. Realtor David Bourgon creates creative movie-themed videos to sell homes and advertising them like a movie poster....from what I can see.
    Real Life Realtors...but not likely Real Twins.
    This fella is a dead ringer for Kevin...perhaps the Moustache?

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  • Gallery

    RE Gallery: They’re in need of a Superhero

    Who are we to argue that putting your head on a lambs body won't work...the mans got a Rolls, Bentley and a Reality TV show.
    Nothing sells a home faster than to announce that there is less potential for being killed inside it.
    We think the Rod Stewart look is just a coincidence.
    Never let it be said that Realtors don't give back.
    ...because nothing cinches the deal better than a pair of Hobbit Ears.
    ...yes we'll take the word of a person whose name sounds like a character in a Series of Unfortunate Events.
    We can't decide which we should focus on...'Chuck' or 'Voted 8th best'
    "Eye....can't tell you how nice this home is..."
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  • RE Movie Review

    A REALTOR® Love Story

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    un balcon sur la mer

    …and you didn’t think there was a movie about a REALTOR® in love did you. Well we found one…its foreign and its called ‘A View of Love’ . Its about a Realtor in Aix-en-Provence. One day, he has an appointment with a woman to view a traditional country house and to make a long story short they fall in love. No spoliers here. So if you want to watch you can check it out on Netflix (Canada).

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  • Singing Realtors

    When REALTORS Rap…#1

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    Who knew there are so many Realtors who moonlight as Rappers? Thankfully most seem to be from the USA and not Canada. I still haven’t figured if this guy is part serious. Kudos for him for being over the top. Word up ‘peps…’ his recent raps songs actually get better THEHOMEMAP.com
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  • Gallery

    RE Gallery: Selfie Series – 1

    Given that it’s a trademark characteristic of the undead, I think we should be concerned about any real estate agent who doesn’t have a reflection. 
    From the blog: terriblerealestateagentphotos

    So near, and yet so very, very far.
    From the blog: terriblerealestateagentphotos

    He got the angles almost perfect, but despite his efforts Barry remained visible to the trained eye.
    From the blog: terriblerealestateagentphotos

    Say hello to Frank, runner-up in the Needlessly Complicated category at the 2014 Selfie of the Year awards. 
    From the blog: terriblerealestateagentphotos

    He never won “agent of the month”, but did bag the “most technically accomplished selfie” award.
    From the blog: terriblerealestateagentphotos

    Never rush a photograph.  Even if an intruder is literally pressed up against the window immediately behind you.
    From the blog: terriblerealestateagentphotos

    A rare example from the Belgian surrealist school of performance artist estate agents, who work wearing only their underpants.
    From the blog: terriblerealestateagentphotos

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