Brian Madigan’s Lock Box Rules

You wouldn’t really think that there would be any need for this, but, if you look at recent Discipline cases which came before the Real Estate Council of Ontario, you …

Bottom Line Renovations

Which renovations go right to your bottom line? Whether you are looking to buy a fixer-upper or renovate your existing home to improve the quality of life for you and your …

Photographic Contracts and Copyrights

There are a number of standard form contracts for photographers. When it comes to the “copyright issues” here are three examples: 1) FILM and COPYRIGHTS: The photographs produced by the COMPANY …

Open Bidding: Let’s Hire a “Puffer”

The Liberals were elected federally and one of their platforms was a change to real estate transactions eliminating “blind bidding”. This means that every Buyer would know what the competing …

The CMA for Divorcing Couples

From time to time agents will be asked to do a CMA (comparative market analysis), that is an opinion about the current value. These situations are always tricky. If it’s …