Working for a “Friend” (Ontario)

Should a 97-year-old have life insurance? - MoneySense


A “friend” just asked me to help him write the purchase agreement for him to privately buy his wife’s former family cottage. Of course, he does not want to pay me.


You cannot contract out of the liabilities imposed upon you under the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002

Provide Customer Service only in this transaction.

Include a condition for both parties to obtain independent legal advice.

Charge a small fee, otherwise your insurance coverage will not be activated and you run the risks of making a mistake yourself.

Brian Madigan LL.B., Broker

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