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REAL ESTATE COUNCIL OF BRITISH COLUMBIA DISCIPLINE DECISION

In the matter of the Real Estate Services Act

  S.B.C. 2004 ch. 42

AND in the matter of a Consent Order pursuant to Section 41 of the Real Estate Services Act

 

Respondent: Gilles Real Laliberte

File:  12-220

Date of Consent Order:  June 23, 2014

Issue: Gilles Real Laliberte, representative, Royal LePage Real Estate Services Ltd. (PtCq) dba Royal LePage Real Estate Services (PtCq), Port Coquitlam, entered into a Consent Order with the Council that, while licensed with 612287B.C. Ltd. (PtCq) dba Royal LePage Coronation West Realty (PtCq), Port Coquitlam, he committed professional misconduct within the meaning of section 35(1)(a) of the Real Estate Services Act in that, contrary to sections 3-3(a), 3-3(c) and 3-4 of the Council Rules, he failed to act in the best interests of the client, failed to act within the scope of authority given by the client, and failed to act honestly and with reasonable care and skill, in that he signed as the witness to the signature of the complainant on the Multiple Listing Contract and signed as the witness to the signature of the complainant on the sale contract when in fact he did not witness the complainant sign either the Multiple Listing Contract or the sale contract.

Result: Gilles Real Laliberte was subject to an Order of a discipline committee that he: (a) be suspended for fourteen (14) days, from August 13, 2014 to August 26, 2014 (inclusive); (b) at his own expense, register for and successfully complete the Real Estate Trading Services Remedial Education Course and (c) pay enforcement expenses to the Council in the amount of $1,250.00.

 P: July 29, 2014 R: July 29, 2019