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 
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Posts tagged with: rebba 2002

Agent’s Negligence: Breach of Real Estate and Business Brokers Act

October 24, 2017 - Updated: October 25, 2017Litigation

Agent’s Negligence: Breach of Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002 Another source of laws involving real estate Agents is th ...

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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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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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OREA’s Response to CBC Marketplace Investigation

November 7, 2016 - Updated: November 7, 2016RECO, OREA

OREA’s Response to CBC Marketplace Investigation Tim Hudak may be “new” to OREA, but he certainly isn’t new to ...

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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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Tell Everyone About Commission Reduction Proposal: RECO Discipline

August 10, 2016 - Updated: August 11, 2016Discipline (Agents)

Tell Everyone About Commission Reduction Proposal: RECO Discipline Betty Crocker was the Listing Agent and hosted a bidding war. ...

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Agent Fails to Explain Commission Reduction Properly: Faces Discipline

August 10, 2016 - Updated: August 10, 2016Discipline (Agents)

Agent Fails to Explain Commission Reduction Properly: Faces Discipline The Real Estate Council of Ontario just looked at a case involv ...

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30 Rules of Deposits

May 10, 2016 - Updated: May 10, 2016Deposits

Deposit Issues - 30 Basic Rules A deposit is not required to make a contract enforceable A deposit is a sign of good faith A ...

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Is a Back Up Offer a Competing Offer?

April 24, 2016 - Updated: April 24, 2016RECO, OREA

Is a Back Up Offer a Competing Offer? This is an interesting question since there are some clear and specific rules governing the &ldq ...

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RECO Discipline – Duty to Discover Facts

February 17, 2016 - Updated: February 17, 2016Discipline (Agents)

RECO Discipline – Duty to Discover Facts RECO issues copies of its Discipline decisions in order to educate the public and real ...

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Offer Document Retention (Regulations)

June 18, 2015 - Updated: June 18, 2015RECO, OREA

Regulations Concerning Offer Retention The balance of requirements concerning tracking Offers and eliminating phantom offers is set ou ...

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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 12) - ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION

June 2, 2015Agency

Buyer Customer Service Agreement - Electronic Communication We will review the “Electronic Communication” provision in the ...

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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 6) - REPRESENTATION and CUSTOMER SERVICE

June 1, 2015Agency

Buyer Customer Service Agreement- REPRESENTATION AND CUSTOMER SERVICE We will review the “Representation and Customer Service&rd ...

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Regulatatory Compliance with Bill 55 (Real Estate Agents)

May 28, 2015 - Updated: May 28, 2015Real Estate Agents

Compliance with Bill 55 Bill 55 was introduced by the Provincial Government entitled “Stronger Protection for Ontario Consumers& ...

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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®”. ...

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Real Estate Legislation Changes November 2013

November 29, 2013 - Updated: November 29, 2013Real Estate Agents

There are some changes to the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002. They just passed 3rd Reading and are expected to come into f ...

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Licensed Agent on Duty!

November 6, 2013Real Estate Agents

How many times have you seen this sign? Ever wondered what it means? It means nothing. In fact, it's illegal! Real Estate practitioners ...

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Duties of Agent (Business Broker) under REBBA, 2002 (Sale of Business)

August 28, 2013 - Updated: August 28, 2013Selling a Business

Duties of Agent (Business Broker) under REBBA, 2002 (Sale of Business) At the outset, it should be noted that real estate agents in On ...

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Tricky Moves in the Real Estate Business

July 10, 2013 - Updated: July 10, 2013Agency

So, you thought you had an agent? Only one little problem, your agent takes all your secrets and immediately tells the other side. And ...

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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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Real Estate Agents and the Doctrine of “Loyalty”

June 30, 2013 - Updated: June 30, 2013Agency

You might question the matter of loyalty when it comes to your real estate agent. The basic common law of agency is the same whether w ...

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Real Estate Agency in Ontario ~ An Explanation

June 27, 2013 - Updated: June 27, 2013Agency

The law of agency is often difficult to understand. Sometimes, it is very easy to get caught up with the law of agency as it applies t ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Do the Fish automatically go with the House?

March 24, 2013Agreement of Purchase and Sale

Who cares? Really, this is a more complicated question than it might appear at first blush. Let's assume you have ten 50 cent goldfish ...

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Hiding Something? ~ Be a FSBO!

February 24, 2013 - Updated: February 25, 2013Sellers

Are You Hiding Something? ~ Then You Should Be a FSBO! Basically, it seems pretty clear, if you are selling your property and want to ...

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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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