Brokerage Branch Offices
Branch offices are defined in the Commission’s Bylaw as an office that is located apart from the main brokerage office and includes:
- any enclosed, self-contained, commercial space, leased or owned, from which real estate services generally may be offered or provided; or
- any facility that may be deemed to be a branch office by the Commission.
All permanent office locations with signage and where licensees conduct business, including satellite offices, kiosks and project offices must be registered as a branch office.
To open a new brokerage branch office, follow the steps outlined below:
Step 1: Meet the initial eligibility requirements
- Have a service address is Nova Scotia.
Step 2: Review and complete the Branch Office Licence Application and Schedule A. Provide the forms, the required supporting documents and fee payment to the Commission
Carefully review and complete the Branch Office Licence Application and Schedule A and accompany it with payment in cash, cheque, money order, debit, Visa, MasterCard or American Express.