Consent Order

Published on 11 June, 2015

Women reading notebook with computer
Licensee
Min Zhu
Current brokerage
Royal Pacific Realty Corp.
Brokerage at time of sanctioned activity
Royal Pacific Realty Corp.
Consent Order date
May 5, 2015

Summary

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

Issue: Min (Judy) Zhu and Judy Zhu Personal Real Estate Corporation, while licensed as Min (Judy) Zhu, representative, Royal Pacific Realty Corp., Vancouver, entered into a Consent Order with the Council that she committed professional misconduct within the meaning of section 35(1)(a) of the Real Estate Services Act in that she:

(a) failed to ensure there was an adequate level of supervision for her unlicensed assistant, contrary to section 3-2(4) of the Council Rules, by permitting him to perform services for which a license is required;

(b) caused the publication of real estate advertising that she knew or reasonably ought to have known contained a false or misleading statement or misrepresentation, contrary to section 4-7 of the Council Rules; and

(c) in connection with trading services provided to Ms. H., she:

(i) failed to ensure there was an adequate level of supervision for her unlicensed assistant, contrary to section 3-2(4) of the Council Rules; and

(ii) failed to disclose to her client, Ms. H., that her assistant was unlicensed, contrary to section 3-4 of the Council Rules.

Result: Min (Judy) Zhu was subject to an Order of a discipline committee that she: (a) be suspended for fourteen (14) days from June 10, 2015 to June 23, 2015; (b) at her 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 $1,500.00.