Disputes with buyers, owners and third parties can occur in any business. Make sure you get precise advice if you are confronted with a dispute situation.

The agent’s principal duty in a sale is to his client, the seller. The agent has other obligations – eg not to mislead or misrepresent to – the customer, the buyer.

Conduct Standards

The real estate industry Conduct Standards in the Property Occupations Act are directed to the agent’s obligations to a seller client.

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Liability for Employee Conduct

Liabilities may also arise from employee conduct if there is no adequate system of monitoring or supervising an employee’s performance.

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Liability for marketing material misrepresentation

Liability to the agency can also arise from inaccurate marketing material, even if it is supplied by an owner. Our Business + Property team can review your Form 6 to ensure it contains a sufficiently comprehensive indemnity to protect you from this type of liability.

Always request from an owner written particulars of the benefits the owner requires you to claim in marketing a Property.

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