Creation of Implied Agency

Question: Can a buyer client create an Implied Relationship? Answer: With your question, right at the outset you referred to the buyer as a “client”. So, that’s it right from …

Working with a Realtor FORM

This document which was initially intended to explain agency has now been eliminated in its entirety. It was helpful in documenting the time when agency actually commenced. The Consumer selected …

Agent’s Liability for Statements

Question: Let’s say someone has been out-showing homes without a Buyer Representation Agreement (BRA) and that “consumer” then goes and buys a house you showed them with another agent but …

Justification for Multiple Representation

This was an article published several years ago, when “multiple representation was under review in many jurisdictions throughout the United States. It now is topical, in Ontario, since it still …

History of Double Agency

TRESA Let’s roll back the clock by 30 years or so! Sub-agency Sub-agency was in full gear. Yes, there were indeed two agents in a real estate deal, but they …

Dual Agency: Resolved

There are certainly some problems with dual agency, the most critical of which is the inherent unresolvable conflict of interest. But, even if it cannot be resolved, perhaps a suitable …

Who is Your Agent under TRESA?

Interesting question! It always used to be “the Brokerage”. The correct answer under TRESA would be: 1) “the Brokerage”, as above, or 2) the “Designated Agents”). Brokerage Representation This is …