Consent Order

Published on 31 January, 2017

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Licensee
William (BILL) Raine
Current brokerage
Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty (Westbank Branch Office)
Brokerage at time of sanctioned activity
Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty (Westbank Branch Office)
Consent Order date
January 17, 2017

Summary

William Robert Raine, while acting for a seller, failed to determine the correct square footage of the seller’s property. This contravened section 3-4 of the Rules, which requires licensees to act with reasonable care and skill.

Mr. Raine advertised the incorrect square footage in the MLS listing. This contravened section 4-7 of the Rules, which prohibits licensees from publishing false or misleading advertising.

Results

A discipline committee of the Council has ordered the following:

  1. Mr. Raine is reprimanded, and must pay a discipline penalty of $2,500.00 to the Council.
  2. Mr. Raine must pay enforcement expenses of $1,500.00 to the Council.
  3. At his own expense, Mr. Raine must successfully complete the Real Estate Trading Services Remedial Education Course.