This month, Service Alberta put out a request for expressions of interest on a possible sale of its registry systems, including the land titles system, for a 35-year term. Government will be engaged in a multi-part process to evaluate its options before Cabinet decides whether to proceed with a sale – a decision scheduled for the summer.
AREA has established an advisory group, with representatives from the local Boards/Associations, as well as engaging in several government stakeholder meetings and speaking with the provincial associations in Ontario and Manitoba whose provinces have gone through a similar transition.
We do not yet have enough information to form a position, but recognize several principles that would be important to REALTORS® in the case of a sale:
AREA’s advisory group welcomes your thoughts on this topic. Feel free to share by emailing email@example.com.
Brad MitchellAREA CEO