The REBGV has made sold data available to the public. To give your clients access to this data you need a secure VOW (Virtual Office Website).
We've put together this article to answer any questions you might have.
I already have a Reciprocity Agreement. Do I still need to sign the new agreement to access sold data?
Yes, sold data comes with its own set of rules; therefore, a new agreement will need to be signed between the agent and the board.
How do I get access to the new agreement?
Fill out the REBGV form below to get the VOW agreement sent to you. https://realestateboardofgreatervancouver.formstack.com/forms/vow_sales_data_inquiry
What if I don’t have a VOW and/or a website?
No problem, you can enter Pixilink as your VOW provider (for now) and you can then make a decision later on a choosing a provider.
How is sold data going to be available to the public?
Your seller or buyer will need to access sold information through a secured login. It will not be possible for sold listings to be posted publicly on blog or pages.
How far back can buyers access sold information?
Up to 2 years of information can be made public through a VOW.
Will Realtor remarks be made public?
No, realtor remarks and homeowner information will not be released as part of the data.
At what stage will the property get listed as sold publicly?
Upon subject removal, same as in Paragon.
Agents need to sign a VOW agreement with the REBGV. Every agents needs a signed VOW agreement with the REBGV. Here are the steps:
Start by clicking on this link https://realestateboardofgreatervancouver.formstack.com/forms/vow_sales_data_inquiry and fill out the REBGV form.
REBGV receives the form.
After a day or so REBGV send the agreement to the agent.
Agents signs the agreement and sends it back to the REBGV.
REBGV signs the agreement and sends the completed agreement back to the agent.
Agent sets up a Virtual Office Website with their VOW provider