Structuring the Commission Reduction

(Ontario) Question: An agent I am working with is reducing her commission to make the deal work. The Confirmation of Cooperation and Representation (CCR) that outlines the full amount so …

Retrofit Clauses for Agreements

One very significant problem was the real estate industry would encourage the sale of a building with a secondary unit in an area zoned simply for single family units. There …

Material Facts Checklist

Ontario Many agents in simply believe that there isn’t one at all. That’s not true. It’s Form 820 entitled “Residential Information Checklist”. There are also some additional Schedules set out …

Code or Common Law Precedence

(Ontario) Question: REBBA 2002 requires a written agreement, but then Agency Law states that it is not necessary to have a written agreement. Which would take precedence?  Answer: The Act …