Realtors need their association in tough times says BCREA

by Steve Randall on 25 Mar 2020

With the challenges of the coronavirus outbreak set to intensify, the new president of one of Canada’s largest provincial real estate associations says the role of the organization is clear.

Anthony Bastiaanssen was elected as president of the British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) for 2020-2021 at its annual meeting on March 24.

“Now more than ever, Realtors need the support of a strong provincial association working cohesively with local real estate boards,” said Bastiaanssen. “I look forward to serving the profession as BCREA’s new President and helping to provide stability and support so Realtors can continue to meet the challenges of a changing sector.”

The Okanagan real estate agent who has been with RE/MAX Kelowna since 2006 and was awarded his managing brokers’ licence in 2013. He previously served as a Director and President of the Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board.

Also joining as officers of BCREA are president-elect Dan Morrison of Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, who served as President of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver in 2016; Past president Michael Trites of Royal Lepage Northstar Realty; and BCREA chief executive Officer Darlene Hyde.

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