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 tagged with: code of ethics

Duties and Obligations Owed to Clients, Customers and the Public

May 28, 2018 - Updated: May 28, 2018RECO, OREA

Duties and Obligations Owed to Clients, Customers and the Public It’s important to have a look at the Code of Ethics under the Re ...

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Agent’s Negligence: Breach of Code of Ethics

November 6, 2017 - Updated: November 6, 2017Litigation

Agent’s Negligence: Breach of Code of Ethics There are a number of potential transgressions under the Code of Ethics which would suppo ...

Tagged with: lawsuit negligence code of ethics rebba ontario law

Using a Seller Property Information Statement (SPIS) in Ontario

August 29, 2017 - Updated: August 29, 2017Seller Property Information Statements (SPIS)

Using a Seller Property Information Statement (SPIS) in Ontario For a considerable number of years the Seller Property Information State ...

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Agent Fails to Disclose Marihuana Grow House to Own Client

January 2, 2017 - Updated: January 3, 2017Discipline (Agents)

Agent Fails to Disclose “Marihuana Grow House” to Own Client This is difficult to believe but it’s true. This matter ...

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Theory of Relativity for Real Estate (Part 3: CREA Code of Ethics)

November 22, 2016 - Updated: November 22, 2016RECO, OREA

Theory of Relativity for Real Estate (Part 3: CREA Code of Ethics) There is one more element to be considered when we are discussing & ...

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Theory of Relativity for Real Estate (Part 2: Who Do You Tell)

November 22, 2016 - Updated: November 22, 2016RECO, OREA

Theory of Relativity for Real Estate (Part 2: Who Do You Tell) A question that pops up frequently in real estate is the matter of disc ...

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Theory of Relativity for Real Estate (Part 1: Who's Included)

November 22, 2016 - Updated: November 22, 2016RECO, OREA

Theory of Relativity for Real Estate (Part 1: Who’s Included) A question that pops up frequently in real estate is the matter of ...

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Listing Agent's Duties When Confronted with a Defect

November 20, 2016 - Updated: November 20, 2016RECO, OREA

Listing Agent’s Duties When Confronted with a Defect So, what does the Listing agent do when a defect shows up? This is somethin ...

Tagged with: code of ethics duty obligation disclosure seller buyer ontario law

Real Estate Audits for Sales Professionals

November 8, 2016 - Updated: November 8, 2016RECO, OREA

The Real Estate Audit for Sales Professionals There are all kinds of audits. Usually, taxation by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) or B ...

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Brokerages Should "Supervise"

November 8, 2016 - Updated: November 8, 2016RECO, OREA

Brokerages Should “Supervise” This doesn’t really seem to happen very often in 2016. It did decades earlier, but tha ...

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Agent Lists, Buys, Renovates but Never Closes Deal (RECO Discipline)

October 24, 2016 - Updated: October 24, 2016Discipline (Agents)

Agent Lists, Buys, Renovates but Never Closes Deal (RECO Discipline) The Regulator for the real estate industry, the Real Estate Counc ...

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No Explanation of Services - Agent Faces Penalty

October 20, 2016 - Updated: October 20, 2016Discipline (Agents)

No Explanation of Services – Agent Faces Penalties This situation is a little different, but unfortunately, somewhat commonplace ...

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Who Are Your Real Estate Relatives?

October 18, 2016 - Updated: October 18, 2016RECO, OREA

Who Are Your Real Estate Relatives? Are you related to cousin Vinny? Well, you were until 31 March 2006 and now you’re not. That ...

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Permission to Trespass - Not Allowed (RECO Discipline)

August 11, 2016 - Updated: August 11, 2016Discipline (Agents)

Permission to Trespass – Not Allowed (RECO Discipline) This is somewhat interesting. If you happen to be a Buyer’s agent a ...

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Should You Prepare a Clarity Copy?

February 11, 2016 - Updated: February 27, 2016Agreement of Purchase and Sale

Clarity Copies of Unreadable Agreements From time to time, copies of Agreements of Purchase and Sale will simply be unreadable. ...

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The 7 Elements of Disclosure Prior to Consumer Engagement

September 9, 2015 - Updated: September 9, 2015Agency

7 Elements of Disclosure for Consumers In accordance with the law, there are 7 matters which must be covered by the real estate profes ...

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Buyer Customer Service Agreement -Brian Madigan - Explained

June 5, 2015 - Updated: June 5, 2015Agency

Buyer Customer Service Agreement – Brian Madigan - Explained Be careful about printing this, it will run over 35 pages. This is ...

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Buyer Customer Service Agreement (Part 11) - CONFLICT or DISCREPANCY

June 2, 2015 - Updated: June 2, 2015Agency

Buyer Customer Service Agreement- Conflict or Discrepancy We will review the “Conflict or Discrepancy” provision in the Cu ...

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Buyer Customer Service Agreement (Part 9) – CONSUMER REPORTS

June 1, 2015 - Updated: June 2, 2015Agency

Buyer Customer Service Agreement (Part 9) – Consumer Reports We will review the “Consumer Reports” provision in the ...

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Buyer Customer Service Agreement (Part 8) - FINDERS FEE

June 1, 2015 - Updated: June 1, 2015Agency

Buyer Customer Service Agreement (Part 8) - FINDERS FEE We will review the “Finders Fee” provision in the Customer Service ...

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Buyer Customer Service Agreement (Part 7) - INDEMNIFICATION

June 1, 2015Agency

Buyer Customer Service Agreement (Part 7) - INDEMNIFICATION We will review the “Indemnification” provision in the Cu ...

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Buyer Customer Service Agreement (Part 3) - The MANDATE

May 31, 2015 - Updated: May 31, 2015Agency

Buyer Customer Service Agreement (Part 3) - The Mandate We will review the “ Mandate” provisions in the Customer Service a ...

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Are You Entitled to Present Your Offer in Person?

December 9, 2014 - Updated: December 9, 2014Agreement of Purchase and Sale

Offer Presentment (Personally to Seller) An issue which arises on occasion is the presentation of Offers to Sellers. What is ...

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Fiduciary Duties and Obligations in Canada

August 7, 2013 - Updated: August 7, 2013Agency

Fiduciary Duties and Obligations in Canada The case of Hodgkinson v. Simms (1994) in the Supreme Court of Canada is the landmark case ...

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Buyer's Agency and Some Concerns

July 8, 2013 - Updated: July 8, 2013Agency

There is a significant and important trend in the real estate industry towards buyer's agency. You may recall that many agents ent ...

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Statutory Duties of Real Estate Agents in Ontario

June 29, 2013 - Updated: June 29, 2013Agency

There are some basic duties that are owed by an agent to his principal. They have been part of the law of agency for thousands of years and more ...

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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 ...

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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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