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 …

HST Included with Commission

The Listing agreement contains the following reference in Paragraph 2 dealing with the commission: “All amounts set out as commission are to be paid plus applicable taxes on such commission.” …

How Long have You been Licenced?

The correct answer is “zero”. You have never, ever been licenced in Ontario to practice real estate. You may have a driver’s licence, a fishing licence or a hunting licence, …

Title Searches: Yes or No

I am trying to determine whether the failure to conduct a title search amounts to negligence on the part of an agent. The law is always changing, and I know …

TRESA: Competing Offers Website

When you are acting for a Seller and there are several competing Offers, you are under an obligation to disclose the number and certain other matters concerning those Offers. If …

TRESA: Sharing of Offers

Question: The new TRESA legislation appears to allow the Listing agent to share Offer content with others who have made Offers. Is there anyone else? Answer: Actually, “yes”, the content …