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 …

TRESA: Services as Outlined by RECO

Under consideration at the present time is the description of real estate services that should be outlined in the Listing Agreement and the Buyer Representation Agreement. Here’s a reference to …

TRESA: Services Provided to Seller

Under the TRESA legislation there is a reference to the services provided to a client and the corresponding representation agreement. Specifically, TRESA (Regulation 567/05) states as follows:           “Contents of …

The Missing Indemnity Clause

This is the case of the “missing” indemnity clause. You might think that there is an indemnity clause because the paragraph starts out with the word “indemnification”. But, naturally, that’s …

Listing Agent under Cross-Examination

The Listing agent decides to commence an action against his client for commission. The listing didn’t go well and the property didn’t sell. The Listing agent did next to nothing …

OREA Loses its Identity

Is there any real reason for OREA to exist? No, not really! OREA was in the education business but it was fired by RECO a number of years ago and …

Terminating a Commercial Lease

In most situations the arrangements with respect to the termination of a commercial lease are contained in the Lease itself. However, there are many circumstances where no actual Lease is …