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Brian Madigan LL.B., Broker
BRMadigan@Rogers.com

RE/MAX West Realty Inc.,
Brokerage
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: Disclosure

Latent and Patent Defects, and Material Facts

April 9, 2019 - Updated: April 9, 2019Disclosure

Latent and Patent Defects, and Material Facts The matter of patent and latent defects falls under the law of real property and the issue ...

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Contamination or Not: You Bought it, You're Stuck

December 19, 2018 - Updated: December 19, 2018Disclosure

Contamination or Not: You Bought it, You’re Stuck The Purchaser acquired a property in Etobicoke which was zoned and used for indu ...

Tagged with: disclosure contamination rezoning condo development caveat emptor ontario law

Just Because the Basement Leaks Doesn’t Mean that You Can Sue

November 19, 2018 - Updated: November 19, 2018Disclosure

Just Because the Basement Leaks Doesn’t Mean that You Can Sue Jalin Thomas purchased a property in Kitchener, Ontario from Alma Ra ...

Tagged with: disclosure law mcgrath latent defects fraser reid caveat emptor basemen leaks ontario law

Attic Mould: To Disclose or Not? (Ontario)

March 22, 2018 - Updated: March 22, 2018Disclosure

Attic Mould: To Disclose or Not? (Ontario) Is an attic filled with (in the words of the home inspector) “dormant mould” cons ...

Tagged with: mould disclosure defect latent patent questions concealment ontario law

Seller’s Obligation to Disclose Defects in Ontario Transactions

August 14, 2017 - Updated: August 14, 2017Disclosure

Seller’s Obligation to Disclose Defects in Ontario Transactions The general rule of law in Ontario concerning the purchase of land ...

Tagged with: disclosuere fraser-reid supreme court of canada sellers vendors defects ontario law

PEX Plumbing and KItec Explained by Graham Ashdown

May 29, 2017 - Updated: May 29, 2017Disclosure

I thought that I would provide an "informed update" about the plumbing issues related to PEX and KITEC by a good friend and colleague ...

Tagged with: pex plumbing kitec expalation risks due diligence ontario

Duty to Disclose Kitec Plumbing by Real Estate Agents

May 26, 2017 - Updated: May 26, 2017Disclosure

The Duty to Disclose Kitec Plumbing by Real Estate Agents Just what is Kitec? Kitec plumbing is made up of flexible aluminum pip ...

Tagged with: kitec disclosure real estate listing agent buyers agent reco orea ontario law

Stigma Disclosure in Canada Revisited

May 2, 2017 - Updated: March 11, 2019Disclosure

Stigma Disclosure in Canada Revisited For years, I followed what I believed to be the traditional advice of lawyers concerning disclosur ...

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Seller Must Disclose Environmental Prohibition Order

October 19, 2016 - Updated: October 19, 2016Disclosure

Vendor has Obligation to Disclose “Prohibition Order” The Supreme Court of British Columbia dealt with the matter of the v ...

Tagged with: seller agent listing disclosure environmental order prohibition ontario law

Brian Madigan’s “Material Facts” CHECKLIST Part 5

January 3, 2015 - Updated: January 3, 2015Disclosure

Brian Madigan’s “Material Facts” CHECKLIST Part 5 Here is one further section, on “Environmental Issues” ...

Tagged with: environmental issues disclosure checklist ontario

Brian Madigan’s “Material Facts” CHECKLIST Part 4

January 3, 2015 - Updated: January 3, 2015Disclosure

Brian Madigan’s “Material Facts” CHECKLIST Part 4 Here is one further section, on “Local Area and Municipal Is ...

Tagged with: sellers disclosure material facts land municipality ontario

Sellers: How to Avoid Lawsuits!

January 2, 2015 - Updated: January 2, 2015Disclosure

Sellers Avoid Lawsuits: Factor Defect into Price! Everyone wants to negotiate and get a good price for their house. But, when the deal ...

Tagged with: sellers lawsuits disclosure ontario law

Brian Madigan’s “Material Facts” CHECKLIST Part 3

January 1, 2015 - Updated: January 1, 2015Disclosure

Brian Madigan’s “Material Facts” CHECKLIST Part 3 Here is one further section, on “Property: Use, Boundaries a ...

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Brian Madigan’s “Material Facts” CHECKLIST Part 2

December 21, 2014 - Updated: December 22, 2014Disclosure

Brian Madigan’s “Material Facts” CHECKLIST Part 2 Here are two further sections, one on liens, charges and encumbran ...

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Brian Madigan’s “Material Facts” Disclosure CHECKLIST (Part 1)

December 19, 2014 - Updated: January 3, 2015Disclosure

Brian Madigan’s “Material Facts” Disclosure CHECKLIST It is important in a real estate transaction to be armed with ...

Tagged with: disclosure checklist material facts ontario

Disclosure Obligation Backfires for Real Estate Agent

December 11, 2014 - Updated: December 11, 2014Disclosure

Disclosure Obligation Backfires for Real Estate Agent The real estate agent is charged with additional disclosure obligations over tha ...

Tagged with: disclosure failure to explain. imformed consent liability ontario law

Disclosure Dilemma of Listing Agents

December 10, 2014 - Updated: December 10, 2014Disclosure

Disclosure Dilemma of Listing Agents There are two separate and distinct laws that apply to disclosure when it comes to real estate tr ...

Tagged with: disclosure listing agents sellers duty conflict reslution ontario law bhasin v. hrynew

Agents’ Role in Disclosure

January 28, 2014 - Updated: January 28, 2014Disclosure

Question: "As a general guideline, the brokerage and its representatives are not required to disclose patent defects. ...

Tagged with: disclosue agent seller registrant latent defect patent defect material fact ontario law

Materiality ~ The Fundamental Principles

May 17, 2013 - Updated: May 17, 2013Disclosure

The issue of “materiality was recently considered by the Supreme Court of Canada in Sharbern Holding Inc. v. Vancouver Airport Centre Ltd. ...

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Real Estate Profession and the Doctrine of Informed Consent

April 3, 2013 - Updated: April 3, 2013Disclosure

Gradually, the doctrine of “informed consent” is working its way into the real estate field. First, it took hold in the fi ...

Tagged with: real estate sales representatives brokers brokerages informed consent duty obligations ontario law article

Disclosure Law in Canada

March 18, 2013 - Updated: March 18, 2013Disclosure

If you want to know about the law of disclosure in real estate transactions, then have a look at this case: December 8, 2011 BETWE ...

Tagged with: disclosure real property supreme court 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

BRMadigan@Rogers.com

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