This is one of the symbol?s that is associated to real estate professionals in Canada who are members of the Canadian Real Estate Association. A REALTOR® abides by a Code of Ethics in everything they do as they work towards one goal: client safisfaction.

Only a REALTOR® can list

real estate in the Multiple Listing Service®.

The MLS® logo confirms that REALTOR® is the source of quality, cooperative and comprehensive real estate information and services.

A REALTOR® provides much more than the resources of MLS®. As your agent, a REALTOR® owes you the duties of utmost care, integrity, confidentiality and loyalty. Whether you are a buyer or seller, you should make sure you discuss ?Agency? with your REALTOR®, and the specific services to be provided. A REALTOR® must disclose who they represent in any real estate transaction. A REALTOR® may represent you as a buyer or as a seller, or they may also represent both buyer and seller in the same transaction.


If you?re buying, a REALTOR® HAS A VARIETY OF SERVICES AND RESOURCES TO HELP YOU FIND THE PROPERTY YOU WANT. Buyer representation services can inclue a needs assessment, a search for the right property, and negotiation of the best price and terms. A REALTOR® working as your Buyer Agent can also provide local market or neighbourhood information to be considered in your search, and can provide objective information about each property. A REALTOR® can help determine your buying power, then negotiate with a seller. A REALTOR® can guide you through the closing process, and make sure everything goes smoothly. To take full advantage of the professional services a REALTOR® provides to buyers, you may be asked to sign a buyer agent agreement.


If you?re selling, your REALTOR® can provide a range of marketing and selling services to help you sell your property as quickly as possible, at the best price possible. A REALTOR® can provide up-to-date information about market conditions, pricing, and similar properties. A REALTOR® will know when, where and how to market your property to other REALTORS® and the public. The marketing services may include property staging, an Open House or internet postings. Your REALTOR® will help you determine how to handle ?showings?, or visits to your property, and will help you objectively evaluate every proposal from a buyer. To take full advantage of the professional services a REALTOR® has to offer, ask for a complete presentation from the REALTOR® you?re considering working with.

Make the right choice ? work with a REALTOR®.

Do you have a question? Feel free to ask, submit questions to B.C. Force Connecting Buyers and Sellers in writing to Brenda Banham RE/MAX Dawson Creek Realty:

e-mail fax: 250-242-3256 or mail Box 1769 Tumbler Ridge, BC V0C 2W0 OR Claudette M.M. Huber RE/MAX Dawson Creek Realty: e-mail fax: 250-242-4410 or mail Box 2106 Tumbler Ridge, BC V0C 2W0