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Brian Madigan LL.B., Broker

RE/MAX West Realty Inc.,
Independently owned and operated

96 Rexdale Blvd. 
Toronto, Ontario 

Phone: 416-745-2300

Cell: 647-404-8150 
Toll Free: 1-888-507-0817

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Posts filed under: Consumer Protection

Real Estate Services Explained (2015)

January 7, 2015 - Updated: January 7, 2015Consumer Protection

An Explanation of Real Estate Services (2015) The document reproduced below is entitled “Working with a REALTOR®”. ...

Tagged with: clients customers rebba 2002 ontario law

Should You Pay a Commission to Buy Your Own Property?

May 5, 2014 - Updated: May 7, 2014Consumer Protection

Paying Commission to Buy Your Own Property? That’s an interesting question! How would that work? Let’s assume Bo ...

Tagged with: commission contracts rebates ontario law

Regulation of the Bidding War Process (2014)

May 5, 2014 - Updated: May 5, 2014Consumer Protection

Ministry Seeks to Regulate the Bidding War Process Bidding wars in real estate transactions have become quite common. The process as I ...

Tagged with: consumers bidding wars phantom offers ontario law

Frost Quakes and Copyright Infringement

January 5, 2014 - Updated: January 5, 2014Consumer Protection

Theft of Intellectual Property I thought that I should post something about “frost quakes”, but I had never heard anythin ...

Tagged with: copyright theft frost quakes

Court Notices ~ Be Careful (Internet Schemes)

January 4, 2014Consumer Protection

Beware of Intenet Scams There is a new internet scheme that seems to be working very effectively. You know the concern! ...

Tagged with: scams internet court notices incorrect official look

All Sales Final ~ Standard Retail Sales Consumer Contract (Part 1)

December 30, 2013 - Updated: December 30, 2013Consumer Protection

Retail Sales Contrary to popular belief, a standard contract with a consumer is “all sales final”. That me ...

Tagged with: consumer protection act sale of goods act implied warranties real estate

Statutory Holdbacks under the Construction Lien Act are a Must

May 21, 2013 - Updated: May 21, 2013Consumer Protection

There are actually three separate holdbacks that impose liability upon homeowners: basic holdback, finishing holdback, and ...

Tagged with: constriction liens act holdbacks liability

REBBA 2002 (2013 Amendments)

April 22, 2013 - Updated: April 22, 2013Consumer Protection

You might wonder if the Legislature is finally getting around to making some of the much needed changes to the Real Estate and Business Brokers ...

Tagged with: real estate act rebba 2002 amendments phontom offers bidding wars

Changes to Remuneration for Real Estate Agents

April 21, 2013Consumer Protection

Changes to Remuneration for Real Estate Agents The method of remuneration is changing and that’s a good thing. Tradit ...

Tagged with: commissions percentage rebba 2002

Cost Plus Arrangements To Be Allowed for Real Estate Deals

April 21, 2013 - Updated: April 21, 2013Consumer Protection

One of the issues of concern to the real estate profession has been the restriction to charge either a fixed amount or a percentage of the sale ...

Tagged with: commissions fees charges costs disbursements rebba 2002

Bidding Wars and Fake Offers

April 21, 2013 - Updated: April 21, 2013Consumer Protection

In the Toronto market, bidding wars have been commonplace and each Spring the setting is very much the same. You decide to submit an O ...

Tagged with: bidding wars legislation changes rebba 2002 disclosure

Beware of Home Renovations Scams

February 18, 2013 - Updated: March 1, 2013Consumer Protection

You should be aware that there are many companies in the home renovation business which are really nothing more than “scam artists”. ...

Tagged with: beware bad contractor gta article

Furnace Rentals and the Sale of Property

February 13, 2013 - Updated: November 3, 2015Consumer Protection

Furnace Rentals and the Sale of Property Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. We ...

Tagged with: furnace rental leased sale of house acceleration clause assumption payout buyout issues ontario law article

Brian Madigan LL.B. Broker

RE/MAX West Realty Inc. Brokerage

Independently owned and operated

96 Rexdale Blvd. , Toronto Ontario,

Phone: 416-745-2300

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