PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

Whether you're selling or buying a home, undoubtedly that decision will lead to one of the largest financial transactions you'll ever make. REALTORS® are required to help protect the consumer.

A TREB Member REALTOR® is equipped to help home sellers and buyers understand their unique real estate situation. TREB Members are highly trained and highly skilled professionals, with one of their strongest assets being their network. The REALTOR® connection with industry related professionals is priceless, and far-reaching. REALTORS® may not always have the answer, but they certainly would know where to get it.

REALTORS® are constantly engaging in professional development so they can keep their competitive edge in this reputation-based business. TREB Members can help buyers and sellers comprehend the transaction with everything in between, such as zoning laws, government programs, home inspections/repairs, project management.

Beyond the expertise and experience of negotiations, property evaluations, and financing (just to name a few), TREB Members are connected with important tools of the trade. These tools help REALTORS® provide their clients with valuable real estate expertise and services.

I invite you to share your thoughts with me via email at TREBpres@trebnet.com or follow me on social media: Facebook: Facebook.com/TREBPresident, Twitter and Instagram:@TREBPresident

Talk to a Toronto Real Estate Board Professional Member REALTOR®. For updates on the real estate market, visit TREBhome.com. If commercial property is what interests you, contact a TREB Commercial Professional Member REALTOR® by visiting trebcommercial.com.

Gurcharan (Garry) Bhaura, President
Toronto Real Estate Board

Gurcharan (Garry) Bhaura, President of the Toronto Real Estate Board, is the Broker of Record of Century 21 President Realty Inc. Mr. Bhaura began his real estate career in 2000, achieving Broker status in 2003 and ABR® and SRES designations in 2011. Throughout his career, he has served in volunteer positions including as Vice President and Secretary at a number of non-profit organizations. Mr. Bhaura was previously a member of TREB's Leadership Committee, Chair of the Buyer Representation Services Ad Hoc Committee, and most recently, a member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Finance Committee. Through his work on TREB's Board of Directors, Mr. Bhaura aims to heighten awareness of the value of REALTORS® and contribute to efforts to safeguard and enhance the Multiple Listing Service®. Currently, Mr. Bhaura is the Chair of the Arbitration & Professional Standards Steering Committee.