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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Court Rejects Ethical Agency Obligations for Real Estate Agents

January 9, 2019 - Updated: January 9, 2019Agency

Court Rejects Ethical Agency Obligations for Real Estate Agents The Ontario Court of Appeal considered the testimony of several real est ...

Tagged with: agency duties law not ethics knoch estate selling agent no duty to vendor ontario law

Court Establishes Standard of Care for Home Inspector

January 14, 2017 - Updated: January 14, 2017Litigation

Court Establishes Standard of Care for a Home Inspector In Rimmer v. Building Insights Inc. (9 September 2013) Ontario Superior Court ...

Tagged with: home inspector standard of care law ontario applicable standard

Agent Fails to Check Status of Parking Pad Application

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

Agent Fails to Check Status of Parking Pad Application In this case, Bernie Robb was the Listing Agent for Malcolm Towers. The propert ...

Tagged with: facts discovery parking pad agent reco discipline ontario law

Chattels and Fixtures - Do You know the Difference?

January 18, 2016 - Updated: January 18, 2016Chattels and Fixtures

Chattels and Fixtures The law is quite clear on this. You can take a chattel with you when you move (furniture), and you have to leave ...

Tagged with: chattels fixtures attachment. annexation legal rules law ontario

Understanding the Doctrine of Merger

December 6, 2015 - Updated: December 6, 2015Property Law

"Doctrine of Merger" The doctrine of merger is a legal principle associated with making things "simpler". ...

Tagged with: merger legal doctrine real property ontario law

Buyer Representation Agreement Explained (Ontario) Part 11 CONSUMER REPORTS

April 14, 2015 - Updated: April 14, 2015Agency

Buyer Representation Agreement Explained (Ontario) Part 11 CONSUMER REPORTS Here is the portion of the paragraph dealing with Consumer ...

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Buyer Representation Agreement Explained (Ontario) Part 10 - FINDERS FEE

April 13, 2015 - Updated: April 22, 2015Agency

Buyer Representation Agreement Explained (Ontario) Part 10 FINDERS FEE Here is the portion of the paragraph dealing with the Finders F ...

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Buyer Representation Agreement Explained (Ontario) Part 7C CUSTOMER SERVICE

April 12, 2015 - Updated: April 12, 2015Agency

Buyer Representation Agreement Explained (Ontario) Part 7C CUSTOMER SERVICE Here is the portion of the paragraph dealing with multiple ...

Tagged with: buyer representation agreement bra ontario agency explanation customer service law

Buyer Representation Agreement Explained (Ontario) Part 7B MULTIPLE REPRESENTATION

April 12, 2015 - Updated: April 12, 2015Agency

Buyer Representation Agreement Explained (Ontario) Part 7B MULTIPLE REPRESENTATION Here is the portion of the paragraph dealing with m ...

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Buyer Representation Agreement Explained (Ontario) Part 6C COMMISSION- HOLDOVER CLAUSE

April 9, 2015 - Updated: April 10, 2015Agency

Buyer Representation Agreement Explained (Ontario) Part 6C COMMISSION-HOLDOVER CLAUSE Here is the part of the Agreement dealing with ...

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Buyer Representation Agreement Explained (Ontario) Part 6B COMMISSION-PRICE

April 9, 2015 - Updated: April 10, 2015Agency

Buyer Representation Agreement Explained (Ontario) Part 6B COMMISSION-PRICE We will tackle this paragraph in two steps. The first part ...

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Agents Are at Risk in "Passing Off" Actions

March 26, 2014 - Updated: March 26, 2014Real Estate Agents

“Passing Off” a Tort for Real Estate Agents Under the law of torts, there is an action for “passing off”. Esse ...

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Increased Liability for Realtors without GeoWarehouse

December 19, 2013 - Updated: December 19, 2013Real Estate Agents

GeoWarehouse Gone? Information technology has progressed leaps and bounds within the decade. The Province sold off its land ...

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E-Mail Disclaimers for Real Estate Agents

December 10, 2013 - Updated: December 10, 2013Real Estate Agents

Lawyers use them so, it should be a good idea for us to use them too; it looks more professional. That’s what I hear from people in the re ...

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Bulk Sales Act: Non-Compliance (Ontario)

August 25, 2013 - Updated: August 25, 2013Selling a Business

You might wonder about the application of the Bulk Sales Act in Ontario. What is the purpose of the legislation? Who is it designed to ...

Tagged with: business sale bulk sales act law application ontario

Agency Relationship in Law

July 24, 2013 - Updated: July 24, 2013Agency

An agent is engaged to carry out a particular delegated task. Provided the agent is acting within the scope of his duties the contract with a th ...

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Intention Counts When it comes to FIXTURES

July 17, 2013 - Updated: July 17, 2013Chattels and Fixtures

Chattels and Fixtures ~ The Conversion Process creating a fixture The key concept in the chattel-fixture debate i ...

Tagged with: chattel fixture conversion annexation law ontario

6 More Rules to Assist in the Chattel-Fixture Determination

July 16, 2013 - Updated: July 16, 2013Chattels and Fixtures

While the basic principles of the legal test were set out in Stack v. T. Eaton (1902), almost one century passed, before some further principles ...

Tagged with: chattel fixture 6 rules law ontario

Agency Law – Its Origins and History

July 3, 2013 - Updated: July 3, 2013Agency

One of the first recorded documents dealing with the law of agency, is the Code of Hammurabi. Hammurabi was the sixth King of Babylon ...

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Individuals Indentification Under FINTRAC

June 15, 2013 - Updated: June 16, 2013Real Estate Agents

FINTRAC ~ Identification of Individuals As a real estate agent you are under new legal obligations to collect and maintain cert ...

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Who Signs for the Partnership?

June 10, 2013 - Updated: July 26, 2016Property Law

Assume three individuals own a property and they happen to be business partners, who should sign the listing? This could be a “t ...

Tagged with: partnerships property law signing authority binding agreement enforceable other partners

Law of Attachment ~ Chattels and Fixtures

April 24, 2013 - Updated: April 24, 2013Courses

I want to let you know that I am teaching this course at the Mississauga Real Estate Board 25 April 2013 1:30 pm t ...

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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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