For the first time, Realty Watch partnered with the BC Crime Prevention Association (BCCPA) to host its flagship event for police at the BCCPA’s two-day regional crime prevention symposium. In doing so, the Breakfast, sponsored [...]
(Surrey, BC) The White Rock RCMP credit Realty Watch, the community crime prevention program of Lower Mainland Realtors, for helping them locate a missing, vulnerable senior within one hour of asking for their assistance. The [...]
(Surrey, BC) The Langley RCMP credit Realty Watch, the community crime prevention program of Lower Mainland Realtors, with the swift discovery and return of a missing Langley teenager on May 23, 2006. “We were very [...]
Another success, this time in Ontario. A Realtor in the Niagara region spots a missing senior citizen and calls Police with the information and the missing person is re-united with family.
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) launches a Realty Watch fan-out pilot project in Burnaby, New Westminster and the Tri-Cities (Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam).
The FVREB expands Realty Watch to include a direct Realtor fan-out. Upon police request during business hours, over 1,500 Realtors are text messaged to be on the lookout in emergency situations.
Langley RCMP activate a fan-out for a runaway 11-year old boy. A Realtor, in the middle of an open house, receives the text description on his pager, looks through the front window and spots the [...]
Fraser Valley Realtors receive a Crime Prevention and Community Safety Award from BC’s Ministry of Attorney General for demonstrating “commitment, perseverance and innovative thinking in the interest of helping police officers, municipalities, and Fraser Valley [...]
The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) launch Realty Watch as a neighbourhood watch program, similar to Block Watch. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) is one of the first boards in Canada to implement [...]