Customers in Nova Scotia Real Estate

In the Province of Nova Scotia, customers are just like Ontario. This is the explanation on the website of The Nova Scotia Real Estate Commission: CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP A buyer or …

Competing Offers and Disclosure

Competing offer situations—commonly referred to as bidding wars—are common in some areas of Ontario. As of July 1, 2015 real estate professionals across Ontario have new rules for how they …

Caveat Emptor on Kitec

Question: Does the Listing Agent have to disclose the presence of Kitec plumbing on the listing? Answer: The basic principle is “Buyer Beware”, so that means everyone is out there …

Brokerages Should “Supervise”

This doesn’t really seem to happen very often in 2021. It did decades earlier, but that was based upon a model of “employment”. Brokerages would obtain the leads and drive …

Appraisal Less than Purchase Price

Question: The Agreement of Purchase and Sale contains the following clause: “The Seller and the Listing Agent agree to co-operate in providing access to the property up until the closing …