OREA Welcomes Home Inspector Licensing

The Minister of Government and Consumer Services, the Honourable Marie-France Lalonde, announced yesterday she will be introducing legislation that would enhance consumer protection by licensing home inspectors. The legislation would set minimum standards for the performance of home inspections, as well as for contracts, disclosures and home inspection reports. Home inspectors would also need to … Continued

Exercise Care and Skill

One of the duties owed to clients and customers is duty of care, defined as duty owed to clients and customers established by objective standard. The duty of care to a client involves everything done (or that ought to be done) by the agent (i.e., the brokerage) for that client. A relationship is established by … Continued