Security at an “Open House”

(Ontario) Question: I had prospective visitors leave when I asked for ID. They thought that this was an invasion of their privacy. Answer: Yes, indeed it is an invasion of …

Sales Agent? Yes or No!

(Ontario) Question: I know that the Brokerage is the legal “agent” for the Seller, but what, if any is the role of the actual sales representative? Answer: The real estate …

Up the Commission

Question: I had an agent flat out tell me, in writing, that if we didn’t up the coop he wouldn’t take it to his client and I quote “If you …

Rule out Dual Agency in Ontario

The concept of dual agency in Ontario is largely focused upon one Sales Representative acting for both the Seller and the Buyer in the same deal. By accident, since the …

Related Party Disclosure Form

Ontario Question: Is there a specific disclosure form I have to use when doing an agreement if I’m related to my client? I know I have to include a disclosure …

Registration of the Unsigned Offer

Ontario Question: You get a notification from your office that an agent has “registered an offer” on your listing. You don’t see anything in email for an hour. You follow up …