- An important message for real estate brokers and agents
Hidden Defects Insurance Hidden defects insurance is a new product available to buyers of residential properties containing five dwelling or ...
Article - 2006/07/17 - 00:00
- To act or not to act as a seller or buyer’s proxy
Under the Rules of Professional Ethics of the ACAIQ, a member must avoid placing himself in a conflict of interest. Consequently, a real estate broker or agent should not accept to act as proxy for one of the ...
Article - 2004/07/08 - 00:00
- Sub-franchising and loaned agents
[PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES SERIES] It is increasingly common for franchised real estate brokers to have a sub-franchisee and to allow some of their agents to act on behalf of this sub-franchisee, including to ...
Article - 2004/10/21 - 00:00
- Basic principles of collaboration between real estate brokerage professionals
[PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES SERIES] From the very beginnings of the profession, brokers felt a need to work together to share information and adopt standards of practice and ways to collaborate to carry out ...
Article - 2004/11/08 - 01:00
- Saying NO to real estate fraud
A real estate agent can bear witness to real estate fraud and must therefore avoid taking part in any transaction that might appear abusive or fraudulent. His position carries responsibilities, including that ...
Article - 2001/03/01 - 01:00
- The real estate flip: avoid getting involved
The “flip” is a scheme which real estate agents must be aware of and avoid. This manoeuvre has been a source of great concern to the ACAIQ in recent years. It consists in the quick and successive sale of ...
Article - 2008/10/06 - 00:00
- Can a real estate broker or agent offer to cover some of his clients’ professional fees?
[PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES SERIES] Due to the appearance of conflict of interest that could result from the payment of professional fees by a real estate broker or agent acting as intermediary in a real estate ...
Article - 2008/05/30 - 00:00
- Clear up any confusion during open house visits by potential buyers
[PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES SERIES] The ACAIQ is concerned by the actions of certain listing agents and brokers regarding open houses. It has come to the Association’s attention that some people are not ...
Article - 2006/11/01 - 01:00
- Real estate fraud: falsely taking a property off the market
[PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES SERIES] In March 2001, the ACAIQ’s published an article entitled “Saying NO to real estate fraud” with a box story entitled “Taking an immovable off the market: A real problem ». The ...
Article - 2006/03/01 - 01:00
- Planning your departure and replacement
It’s vacation time! [PROFESSIONAL INSPECTION CAPSULE] When a chartered real estate broker is going to be absent for vacation or for any ...
Article - 2007/06/05 - 00:00