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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

 

Respondents: Kevin Robert Kurjata and Kevin Kurjata Personal Real Estate Corporation

File: 12-236

Date of Consent Order:  June 25, 2014

Issue: Kevin Robert Kurjata, representative, and Kevin Kurjata Personal Real Estate Corporation, Dawson Creek Realty Ltd. dba Re/Max Dawson Creek Realty, Dawson Creek, committed professional misconduct within the meaning of section 35(1)(a) of the Real Estate Services Act in that they:

(i) contravened section 3-3(1)(c) of the Council Rules in that he acted outside the scope of his authority by providing the keys of the property to the buyer without the authorization of the sellers or without confirming whether the transaction had closed as scheduled; and

(ii) contravened section 3-3(1)(f) of the Council Rules in that he failed to promptly disclose to the sellers that the buyer had taken possession of their property prior to the completion of the Contract of Purchase and Sale.

Result: Kevin Robert Kurjata and Kevin Kurjata Personal Real Estate Corporation were subject to an Order of a discipline committee that: (a) they be suspended for fourteen (14) days from July 30, 2014 to August 12, 2014 (inclusive); (b) Mr. Kurjata, at his own expense, register for and successfully complete the Real Estate Trading Services Remedial Education Course; and (c) they be jointly and severally liable to pay enforcement expenses to the Council in the amount of $1,250.00.

 P: August 14, 2014 R: August 14, 2019