Residential Legal Update 2019 presents all new content from the 2018 version. In this edition, you will study the rule changes to the RESA effective Jun 15/18; principles of professionalism, risk management, and ethical decision-making; privacy laws such as Canada’s Anti-Spam Law; stigmatized properties; and important real estate tax considerations. This year’s On the Radar will cover assignments and pre-sales; the new cannabis legislation effective Oct 17/18; conditions precedent “subject to lawyer’s approval”; easements and the “Rule in Austerberry”; the HPA; and the amendments to the RTA on Dec 11/17 and May 17/18. For more information, please read our FAQs.
Commercial Legal Update 2019 presents all new content from the 2018 version. In this edition, you will study the rule changes to the RESA effective Jun 15/18; principles of professionalism, risk management, and ethical decision-making; privacy laws such as Canada’s Anti-Spam Law; the new cannabis legislation effective Oct 17/18; and important real estate tax considerations. This year’s On the Radar will cover agricultural land transactions, conditions precedent “subject to lawyer’s approval”, rezoning considering the recent Relaxed Zoning Bylaw Amendment, and strata wind up case studies since the changes to the SPA in 2016. For more information, please read our FAQs.
The residential course is intended for licensees who primarily deal with residential transactions, and the commercial course is customized for those who specialize in commercial properties.
When you enter your Licence Number in the field, you will be shown the full name associated with the Licence Number according to the Real Estate Council of BC. If you think the name shown is in error, please either double-check that the Licence Number you entered is correct, or contact RECBC.
If your licence number is not found, and you are certain that the number you entered is correct, you can continue with the licence number you entered. Fill in your first and last name in the provided fields. Please be aware that if you choose to enroll in a course with a licence number that can't be found, your enrollment request may be subject to additional scrutiny.
Please select your primary Real Estate Board and enter your Board membership number. This will help determine the classroom components for which you are eligible to enrol, and will help your member board in tracking your completion of Legal Update.
The Membership ID (or member board number) is the unique identifier that has been assigned to you by your Real Estate Board. The name of this number varies from Board to Board. Here are some examples:
If you are not a member of any board, please select "NONE" from the Real Estate Board list.
The Legal Update course consists of two (2) components: an online component hosted by UBC, Sauder School of Business, Real Estate Division, and a classroom component hosted by real estate boards and external providers. The online sessions are accessed through the internet, and as such, do not vary in location, and are the same regardless of your primary Real Estate Board selection. The selection of classroom session(s) that will be available to you is determined by your Real Estate Board selection.
Please note that the frequency and number of classroom sessions offered varies from Board to Board.
The online portion of the Legal Update course is hosted by the University of British Columbia (UBC). A UBC Student Number is required to take any course at UBC. To retrieve your UBC Student Number you can use the Real Estate Division's Student Number Retrieval site, or you can contact the University of British Columbia, Sauder School of Business (Real Estate Division).
If you do not have a UBC Student Number, leave this field blank, and you will be assigned a new UBC Student Number.
The University of British Columbia uses your date of birth as the password for their online course system.
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