May 21, 2008 // Franchising.com // - Vancouver, BC - CENTURY 21 Canada is pleased to congratulate Scott Veitch, Managing Broker of CENTURY 21 Veitch Realty – Creston, on being elected as the new president of the British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA).
"My job, along with BCREA, is to help BC's 18,000 REALTORS® deal with the economic and environmental issues that represent opportunities and challenges for the BC real estate profession," says Veitch, a real estate licensee for 20 years. "REALTORS® have unique connections with their clients and communities. We believe this province offers us all an amazing quality of life, and we're serious about making sure that continues."
Veitch is particularly committed to leading BCREA's recently introduced environmental initiatives. "We recognize British Columbians are conscious of how we impact the environment. BCREA shares that concern, and I'm proud that we've recently launched an online resource, the Green Tool Kit, to help REALTORS® and homebuyers make more informed environmental housing choices."
Veitch began his real estate career as a commercial developer, and joined the CENTURY 21 System in 1999. Veitch has been recognized in the CENTURY 21 awards program numerous times, having achieved CENTURION® Producer status for four consecutive years since 2004.
He was a governor with the Real Estate Institute of BC for ten years, and president of the Kootenay Real Estate Board in 2002. Veitch joined BCREA's Board of Directors in 2003.
"We are extremely pleased to congratulate Scott Veitch on his successful election to the BCREA. Mr. Veitch is an eminent member of the Kootenay business community and we are confident that the members of BCREA will benefit from his vision, leadership and commitment to the REALTORS® of BC," says Don Lawby, President of CENTURY 21 Canada.
Century 21 Canada Limited Partnership is a real estate franchisor with exclusive rights to the CENTURY 21 brand in Canada and is part of the world's largest residential real estate sales organization. CENTURY 21 Canada provides comprehensive training, management, administrative and marketing support for the CENTURY 21 System, which is comprised of more than 8,300 independently owned and operated franchised broker offices in 58 countries and territories, with more than 140,000 sales representatives worldwide. CENTURY 21 Canada is the only organization to offer customers AIR MILES® reward miles on real estate transactions.