Marketing

REDMA’s Reach #456

Legally Speaking

The Real Estate Development Marketing Act (REDMA) regulates the marketing within British Columbia of development properties located inside and outside of BC. A recent BC Supreme Court decision considered the extent of the concept of “marketing” a development property in BC.1 A developer constructed a multi-unit high rise condominium project in Edmonton, Alberta. The units

A Commercial Expert and An Elaborate Marketing Scheme #254

Legally Speaking

By Gerry NeelyB.A., LL.B. An Ontario real estate salesperson made a number of material errors in an eighteen page brochure, prepared by him as part of an elaborate marketing scheme. Three of these, which led to particularly important misrepresentations, were sufficient to allow a buyer to rescind an accepted offer. The salesperson represented that he

Commission – Not Payable, Lack of Effort #120

Legally Speaking

By Gerry Neely B.A. LL.B A real estate salesman in Alberta who advertised himself as a farm and ranch specialist was given a general listing in 1982 for the sale of a ranch. The only offers received were unacceptable and in April 1983, the owner agreed to renew the listing, but only until July 1,

Marketing – Another Product? #91

Legally Speaking

By Gerry NeelyB.A. LL.B. For some years Victoria has had double the average population of Canadians over the age of 65 years, the result, of course, of its incomparable beauty and moderate climate. Over the next 30 to 40 years, Canada overall is expected to see a doubling of its population over this age. New