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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: Interesting

A Story about a Man and his CORVETTE

November 10, 2018 - Updated: November 11, 2019Interesting

November 11, 2019 A Story about a Man and his CORVETTE For the last 10 years, I have taught a continuing education program on No ...

Tagged with: remembrance day 11 november 2018

Toronto Transit Tourist Trolleys and Trams

December 31, 2016 - Updated: December 31, 2016Interesting

Toronto Transit Tourist Trolleys & Trams Toronto has the World’s craziest transportation system. It actually uses streetcars ...

Tagged with: ttc. trams streetcars trolleys toronto

48 Lanes for the 401 Across Toronto

December 27, 2016 - Updated: December 27, 2016Interesting

48 Lanes for 401 Certainly, that would be about the right number today, if we wanted an efficient system. Obviously, we don& ...

Tagged with: 401 1960 2016 traffic volumes speed toronto

What Time Does the Day Start?

October 21, 2016 - Updated: October 21, 2016Interesting

Commencement or Start of Day Just when does the day begin? Sometimes, a minute or two can make a real difference. For real e ...

Tagged with: time start day commencement hours days minutes seconds ontario law

Appreciating FSBO's and the Competition Bureau

October 17, 2016 - Updated: October 17, 2016Interesting

Appreciating FSBO”s and the Competition Bureau From time to time, some real estate agents are disgruntled with the Owner/Seller ...

Tagged with: fsbo for sale by owner lawyer tariff agent commission competition bureau

Real Estate Fees and Commissions (Lawyers and Agents)

October 17, 2016 - Updated: October 17, 2016Interesting

Real Estate Fees and Commissions (Lawyers and Agents) The Competition Bureau has been dealing with real estate fees and commissions fo ...

Tagged with: legal fees lawyer charges tariff agent commission competition bureau

Trespassers Should Know Bumble Bee Law!

October 14, 2016 - Updated: October 14, 2016Interesting

Trespassers should know Bumble Bee Law! Are you a trespasser? Do you frequently find yourself on someone else's property? Then, you s ...

Tagged with: bees act trespassers ontario law

Reimbursement for Relocation Costs (Real Estate Commission)

September 26, 2016 - Updated: September 26, 2016Interesting

Reimbursement for Relocation Costs (Real Estate Commission) The entire matter of reimbursement for the real estate commission falling ...

Tagged with: costs expenses commissions taxes ontario

Downsizing for Seniors: Assembling the TEAM

June 1, 2016 - Updated: June 5, 2016Interesting

Downsizing for Seniors: Assembling the “TEAM” We looked at the definition of “seniors” and concluded that we r ...

Tagged with: seniors definition requirements real estate the team advisors assistance

Who is a Senior?

May 31, 2016 - Updated: May 31, 2016Interesting

Who is a Senior? That’s an interesting question. There are Seniors and then, there are senior Seniors. I do ...

Tagged with: seniors definition requirements real estate

Don't Forget to Alter the Standard Photographer's Contract

May 26, 2016 - Updated: May 26, 2016Interesting

Don’t Forget to Alter the Standard Photographer’s Contract Let’s start with the proposition that the photographer wi ...

Tagged with: photographs videos ownership. copyright ontario law

Photographic Contracts and Copyrights

May 24, 2016 - Updated: May 24, 2016Interesting

Photographic Contracts and Copyrights There are a number of standard form contracts for photographers. When it comes to the ...

Tagged with: photographs videos ownership. copyright ontario law

Photograph and Video Transfers to Third Parties

May 23, 2016 - Updated: May 23, 2016Interesting

Photograph and Video Transfers to Third Parties The next step in the entire process is transferring the photographs and videos to a th ...

Tagged with: photographs videos ownership. copyright ontario law

Photographs and the Independent Contractor

May 23, 2016 - Updated: May 23, 2016Interesting

Photographs and the Independent Contractor John Burke works for ABC Realty as an “independent contractor”. When ...

Tagged with: photographs videos ownership. copyright ontario law

What Happens to “YOUR” Real Estate Photographs, Who Really Owns Them?

May 23, 2016 - Updated: May 23, 2016Interesting

What Happens to “YOUR” Real Estate Photographs, Who Really Owns Them? Previously, we looked at the matter of copyright and ...

Tagged with: photographs videos ownership. copyright ontario law

Who Owns Your Real Estate Photographs?

May 23, 2016 - Updated: May 23, 2016Interesting

Who Owns Your Real Estate Photographs? You do, if you took them, but most real estate agents hire a professional photographer and that ...

Tagged with: photographs videos ownership. copyright ontario law

Your Real Estate Photographs Might be Owned by a Monkey!

May 20, 2016 - Updated: May 20, 2016Interesting

Your Real Estate Photographs Might be Owned by a Monkey! This would indeed be awfully strange, but we will have to look at the law rel ...

Tagged with: copyright photographs monkey macaque ontario law

St. Patrick Discovered North America and the New Found Land

March 17, 2016 - Updated: March 17, 2016Interesting

Happy St. Patrick's Day! The Irish have for centuries been grouped together in large families known as clans. When one group gets ...

Tagged with: st. patrick discovery of america newfoundland irish history

St. Joseph ~ the Patron Saint of Real Estate Agents

March 19, 2014 - Updated: March 19, 2014Interesting

By Brian Madigan LL.B. March 19th is the feast of St. Joseph who has become known as the Patron Saint of real estate. The original connec ...

Tagged with: st. joseph patron saint canada real estate carpentars

St. Patrick was the One Who Discovered the Americas!!!

March 17, 2014 - Updated: March 17, 2014Interesting

By Brian Madigan LL.B. The Irish have for centuries been grouped together in large families known as clans. When one group gets too la ...

Tagged with: st. patrick dicovery america st. brendan

John Tory ~ A Great Mayor Toronto will Never Have!

January 4, 2014 - Updated: January 7, 2014Interesting

John Tory Why do I say this? John Tory is “gun-shy”! You see, he lost a couple of elections and now he likely won’t ...

Tagged with: john tory mayor host talk show 1010

Actually, I Feel Sorry for FORD

November 8, 2013 - Updated: November 8, 2013Interesting

You might have thought that no one would really need to feel sorry for Ford. At 110 years of age and ascribed by Forbes magazine as th ...

Tagged with: ford rob ford mayor toronto ford motor company cars trucks google juice

If You Fell Down, Would You Know Where You Lived?

May 23, 2013Interesting

Or, at the very least would you be able to tell if you were in PEI or Ottawa? Some people struggle with this question! Huffty Duff ...

Tagged with: duffy senate housing allowance living arrangements

Do You Know where You Live?

May 21, 2013Interesting

Well, good for you! And, an overwhelming majority of Canadians know that too. This, of course, makes it quite strange that a particula ...

Tagged with: senators canada living arrangements

RECO Election only 2 days to VOTE

May 14, 2013Interesting

As mentioned, I am running in the RECO election, so I would be pleased if you would be kind enough to favour me with your vote. You should h ...

Tagged with: reco election 2013 vote voting directors

RECO Election 2013 ~ Commission Loss with Insurance???

May 10, 2013 - Updated: May 10, 2013Interesting

As many of you know, I have offered to let my name stand as a candidate for election as a Director of the Real Estate Council of Ontario for a t ...

Tagged with: reco election 2013 campaign platform brian madigan

Brian Madigan ~ RECO ELECTION 2013 - Breaches of Code of Ethics

April 20, 2013 - Updated: April 20, 2013Interesting

RECO Election 2013 ~ Breaches of the Code of Ethics As many of you know, I have offered to let my name stand as a candidate for electi ...

Tagged with: reco election 2013 code of ethics breaches campaign brian madigan

RECO Election 2013 ` Unprofessional Conduct (Bully Offers)

April 19, 2013 - Updated: April 19, 2013Interesting

As many of you know, I have offered to let my name stand as a candidate for election as a Director of the Real Estate Council of Ontario for a t ...

Tagged with: campaign election reco 2013 bully offers unprofessional conduct brian madigan

Risk Management and RECO 2013 Election

April 17, 2013 - Updated: April 17, 2013Interesting

Risk Management Issues ~ Non-Disclosure and Miscommunication As many of you know, I have offered to let my name stand as a candidate for ele ...

Tagged with: reco election 2013 campaign platform brian madigan

Professional Corporations for Real Estate Agents ~ RECO Election 2013

April 16, 2013 - Updated: April 16, 2013Interesting

"Professional Corporations" Save TAX for Real Estate Professionals The interesting issue about the 2012 RECO election is tha ...

Tagged with: reco election 2013 campaign platform brian madigan

Brian Madigan - Campaign Platform (RECO 2013 Election)

April 15, 2013 - Updated: April 15, 2013Interesting

Professionalism in Real Estate Professionalism in the real estate industry underlies the integrity of the system. This issu ...

Tagged with: reco election 2013 campaign platform brian madigan

RECO Election 2013 - Brian Madigan LL.B. Candidate Profile

April 1, 2013 - Updated: April 14, 2013Interesting

Brian Madigan LL.B. ~ Candidate RECO Board of Directors 2013 The Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO), the governing body of real es ...

Tagged with: reco election 2013 board of directors

Living Inside a Garbage Truck

March 30, 2013Interesting

Here's an interesting place to make home: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNxzBkz6a_g This could actually qualify as a ma ...

Tagged with: matrimonial home. fla family law ontario

Would You Buy Real Estate from St. Joseph?

March 21, 2013 - Updated: March 21, 2013Interesting

March 19th is the feast of St. Joseph who has become known as the Patron Saint of real estate. The original connection was probably made because ...

Tagged with: st. joseph real estate agent folklore prayer statue

Amazing Amazon

February 18, 2013 - Updated: March 1, 2013Interesting

The Amazon rainforest produces more than 20% of the world's oxygen supply. The Amazon River pushes so much water into the Atlantic Oc ...

Tagged with: amazon basin rainforest river oxygen earths lifeforce article

Canada ~ The Land of Lakes

February 17, 2013 - Updated: March 1, 2013Interesting

Canada Canada has more lakes than the rest of the world combined. Canada is an Indian word meaning 'Big Village'.

Tagged with: canada lakes big village 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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