Lawyer’s Review Clause

Business Terms Question: Does the Lawyer’s review clause provide a free walk? Answer: No, the lawyer’s review clause doesn’t provide a free walk. There still needs to be something of …

Commission Deficiency Ontario

Question: If there is not enough commission to pay the Buyer’s Agent on closing, can the Buyer’s Agent sue the Buyer directly for full payment or the shortfall under the …

Commission Clawback 

(Ontario) Question: In Broker’s Remarks on an MLS, it states the following: “Cooperating Broker will pay Listing Broker a Referral Fee of 40% of the Cooperating Broker Commission if the …

Disclosure Framework For Consideration

Agents should really have at least 6 different frames of reference for the answers to any disclosure question relating to material facts: Representing the Seller as a Client Representing the …

Disclosure: Lack of Insulation

Question: Seller is listing their 100+ year old house. They know there is no insulation in the walls. Does this need to be disclosed? Answer: There doesn’t appear to be …

Non- Disclosure of the Murder

A decision of the BC Court of Appeal confirmed that a Seller did not have to volunteer the fact that a murder had taken place.. There’s actually nothing new. The …