COVID-19 UPDATE

The Commission’s office is open

Public and licensee access is by appointment only

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Annual General Meeting, CPE Deadline, Information Sheet from Dept. of Health, Health Directives

Annual General Meeting May 28th

The Commission’s annual general meeting (AGM) will be held virtually via Zoom on Thursday, May 28th, at 10am. The notice for the meeting will be sent out at 8am the morning of the AGM and will include instructions to join the meeting as well as the agenda. Our external auditor, Andrew Campbell of Andrew M. Campbell Inc., is unable to attend the meeting. If you have questions regarding the audited financial statements in the Annual Report, please send those questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by noon on Tuesday. That way we can have Andrew provide written responses to be read at the AGM.

Radon Awareness for Real Estate CPE Deadline

Licensees have until June 15th to complete the online mandatory course, Radon Awareness for Real Estate, which is administered by the Lung Association. Any licensee that does not complete their course by June 15th will have their licence suspended until the course is completed and have to pay $200+HST to have their licence reinstated.

Information Sheet from Dept. of Health, CERB Benefits, Scam Alert, Striking Clauses, Health Directives

Information Sheet from the Nova Scotia Department of Health

The Nova Scotia Department of Health has developed a COVID-19 information sheet for licensees. View and download the notice HERE.

CERB Benefits

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) is now in its second month. The CERB needs to be applied for monthly. You can apply or reapply through Service Canada or Canada Revenue Agency. Learn more about the CERB and apply/reapply HERE.

Health Directives, NSAR Appointment, Chair and Vice Chair Election, Outgoing Board Members

COVID-19 Health Directives

The COVID-19 orders, directives, and guidelines we all have to follow are being continuously updated by the provincial and federal governments. View the latest information here:

Government of Nova Scotia
Government of Canada

NSAR Appointment

Aaron Millen, associate broker with Blinkhorn Real Estate Ltd. was appointed by the NSAR to the Commission Board of Directors for a three-year term. Welcome Aaron.

COVID-19 Health Directives, Election Results, Annual Report, and Probate Court Update

COVID-19 Health Directives

The COVID-19 orders, directives, and guidelines we all have to follow are being continuously updated by the provincial and federal governments. View the latest information here:

Government of Nova Scotia
Government of Canada

Election Results

The election for a position on the Commission Board of Directors opened at 9 a.m. on Monday and closed at 4 p.m. yesterday. Congratulations to Linda Smardon, broker of Exit Realty Metro, for securing the most votes. This year’s election had the highest turnout of elections to date with 49.3 per cent of licensees casting ballots. In last year’s election, 41.3 per cent of licensees cast ballots. Thank you for voting!

COVID-19 Health Directives, Mental Health, Election Opens Monday, CPE Course Enrollment Support

COVID-19 Health Directives

The COVID-19 orders, directives, and guidelines we all have to follow are being continuously updated by the provincial and federal governments. View the latest information here:

Government of Nova Scotia
Government of Canada

Mental Health and Well-being

This has been a horrific week for Nova Scotians in a month that was already very difficult. The government of Nova Scotia website provides a number of mental health and well-being services and resources for all ages. View the available services and resources HERE.

The Nova Scotia Real Estate
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is the regulator of the
Nova Scotia real estate industry.

Contact Us

Nova Scotia Real Estate Commission

601-1595 Bedford Highway
Bedford, NS
B4A 3Y4

p: 1.902.468.3511 or
1.800.390.1015

f:  1.902.468.1016 or
1.800.390.1016

e: For licensing information
licensing@nsrec.ns.ca
For complaints
compliance@nsrec.ns.ca