Consent Order

Published on 9 October, 2019

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Licensee
Yun Keun (Brian) Song
Current brokerage
RE/MAX Crest Realty
Brokerage at time of sanctioned activity
RE/MAX Crest Realty
Consent Order date
September 18, 2019

Summary

A discipline committee of the Real Estate Council of British Columbia (the “Council”) accepted the Consent Order Proposal submitted by Yun Keun (Brian) Song and Brian Song Personal Real Estate Corporation and found that Yun Keun (Brian) Song and Brian Song Personal Real Estate Corporation committed professional misconduct when:

  1. acting as the listing agent in the 2014 sale of the Property, they published advertising on the Multiple Listing Service® that stated that the Property contained new drain tiles when they knew, or ought to have known that was incorrect; and
  2. acting as a limited dual agent for the seller and buyer of the Property in 2014, they failed to ascertain material facts concerning the Property, namely the age and/or condition of the drain tiles.

Results

A discipline committee of the Council has ordered, and Yun Keun (Brian) Song and Brian Song Personal Real Estate Corporation have agreed to, the following penalties:

  1. a discipline penalty of $2,500, jointly and severally; and
  2. enforcement expenses of $1,500, jointly and severally.

Contraventions

Real Estate Services Act

Real Estate Rules

  • 3-3(a), (h) [Duties to Clients]; Read more
  • 3-4 [Duty to act honestly with reasonable care and skill] Read more
  • 4-7 [False or misleading advertising prohibited] Read more