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Real estate laws change and you need to be up to date in order to practice in a manner that protects both agents and clients. Here are five tips to assist you with what I hope will be a successful 2019.

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Naturally, sellers prefer not to reveal any problems. After all, they’re motivated to sell. Sometimes, however, they can be incredibly forthcoming.

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We now have the case of Wang v Shao, out of the B.C. Supreme Court, released on March 9, 2018. Has this case changed my opinion or the law in Canada?

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Will the sellers have to disclose this gruesome discovery should they decide to sell their home in the future? Here are five lessons to remember when it comes to property stigmas.

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We're seeing a steady rise in the willingness of clients to file complaints against agents for unprofessional behaviour. And worse, get a litigator involved.

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Real estate lawyer Mark Weisleder outlines the difference between patent and latent defects, and what needs to be disclosed by the seller when selling a property.

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I am often asked by sellers to advise how much (or how little) information they must provide to potential buyers. It’s never an easy answer. Although "buyer beware" still holds, there are exceptions.

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Many industry experts assert this standard practice is a feigned attempt to not split fees and to ensure an easy, fast close by remaining in control. Does that sound ethical to you? No wonder agents are getting sued!

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What do sellers and salespeople need to disclose when selling properties? Mark Weisleder presents some key lessons.

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The Alberta Real Estate Association (AREA) says it is “taking steps… to look at the issue of residential property measurement" after a report on fines levied on real estate salespeople for misrepresenting the size of listings.