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Brokerage Standards Manual

Notice of Change: Information in this manual changed when new agency and disclosure rules came into effect on June 15, 2018. Learn more about the new rules.Notice of Change: Information in this manual changed when new agency and disclosure rules came into effect on June 15, 2018. Learn more about the new rules.

Managing Broker Duties

6. Unlicensed Activity

(a) Trading Services

An unlicensed assistant may not:

  • host open houses, kiosks or home show booths;
  • solicit buyers, sellers, landlords or tenants;
  • show property;
  • respond to questions from anyone outside the related brokerage about information concerning listings or other contracts, titles, financial documents, closing documents or other information relating to a transaction;
  • explain or interpret a Contract of Purchase and Sale or any form of service agreement (for example, listing contract, rental property management contract or strata management contract) with or to anyone outside the related brokerage;
  • negotiate or agree to any commission, commission split, management fee or referral fee on behalf of a licensee;
  • present or negotiate an offer or any form of service agreement; or
  • perform any other activity for which a licence under RESA is required.