All proceedings before the Discipline Committee and Appeals Committee are held electronically and commence at 10:00 a.m., unless otherwise specified. In exceptional circumstances, proceedings may be conducted in person or in writing, or by a combination of in person, electronic, and/or written formats.

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Scheduled hearings

The matters posted below relate to alleged contraventions of the Code of Ethics regulation under the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002 and alleged contraventions of the Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2002 and its associated regulations that have been referred by the Registrar to the Discipline Committee for a hearing. Appeals Committee hearings are also posted below.

The schedule includes a summary of the allegations that will be considered by the panel at the hearing.

Please check back regularly. The schedule is subject to change and hearings may be rescheduled on short notice at the request of the parties.

Region: Milton
Hearing Type: Discipline Hearing

Allegations:


3 – Fairness, honesty, etc.
A registrant shall treat every person the registrant deals with in the course of a trade in real estate fairly, honestly and with integrity.

4 – Best interests
A registrant shall promote and protect the best interests of the registrant's clients.

5 – Conscientious and competent service, etc.
A registrant shall provide conscientious service to the registrant's clients and customers and shall demonstrate reasonable knowledge, skill, judgment and competence in providing those services.

6(1) – Providing opinions, etc.
A registrant shall demonstrate reasonable knowledge, skill, judgment and competence in providing opinions, advice or information to any person in respect of a trade in real estate.

6(2)(a) – Providing opinions, etc.
Without limiting the generality of subsection (1) or section 5, a brokerage shall not provide an opinion or advice about the value of real estate to any person unless the opinion or advice is provided on behalf of the brokerage by a broker or salesperson who has education or experience related to the valuation of real estate.

6(2)(b) – Providing opinions, etc.
Without limiting the generality of subsection (1) or section 5, a broker or salesperson shall not provide an opinion or advice about the value of real estate to any person unless the broker or salesperson has education or experience related to the valuation of real estate.

7(1) – Dealing with other registrants
A registrant who knows or ought to know that a person is a client of another registrant shall communicate information to the person for the purpose of a trade in real estate only through the other registrant, unless the other registrant has consented in writing.

28(1) – Copies of agreements
If a registrant represents a client who enters into a written agreement that deals with the conveyance of an interest in real estate, the registrant shall use the registrant’s best efforts to ensure that all parties to the agreement receive a copy of the agreement at the earliest practicable opportunity.

28(2) – Copies of agreements
Subsection (1) applies, with necessary modifications, if a brokerage and a customer have an agreement that provides for the brokerage to provide services to the customer in respect of any agreement that deals with the conveyance of an interest in real estate.

Region: Toronto
Hearing Type: Discipline Hearing

Allegations:


3 – Fairness, honesty, etc.
A registrant shall treat every person the registrant deals with in the course of a trade in real estate fairly, honestly and with integrity.

4 – Best interests
A registrant shall promote and protect the best interests of the registrant's clients.

5 – Conscientious and competent service, etc.
A registrant shall provide conscientious service to the registrant's clients and customers and shall demonstrate reasonable knowledge, skill, judgment and competence in providing those services.

38 – Error, misrepresentation, fraud, etc.
A registrant shall use the registrant's best efforts to prevent error, misrepresentation, fraud or any unethical practice in respect of a trade in real estate.

Region: Richmond Hill
Hearing Type: Discipline Hearing

Allegations:


2(1) – Brokers and salespersons
A broker or salesperson shall not do or omit to do anything that causes the brokerage that employs the broker or salesperson to contravene this Regulation.

2(1) with respect to 26(1):
26(1) – Competing offers

If a brokerage that has a seller as a client receives a competing written offer, the brokerage shall disclose the number of competing written offers to every person who is making one of the competing offers, but shall not disclose the substance of the competing offers.

3 – Fairness, honesty, etc.
A registrant shall treat every person the registrant deals with in the course of a trade in real estate fairly, honestly and with integrity.

37(1) – Inaccurate representations
A registrant shall not knowingly make an inaccurate representation in respect of a trade in real estate.

39 – Unprofessional conduct, etc.
A registrant shall not, in the course of trading in real estate, engage in any act or omission that, having regard to all of the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded as disgraceful, dishonourable, unprofessional or unbecoming a registrant.