Gordon Pethick - Real Estate Licence Suspended
Calgary, Alberta - On November 22, 2016, a Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) Hearing Panel suspended Gordon Pethick’s real estate licence for 1 month; ordered him to pay fines and costs totaling $24,000; and, ordered him to complete two units from the Fundamentals of Real Estate course.
The Hearing Panel found Mr. Pethick:
- failed to provide competent service by not immediately informing his client or his brokerage in writing of issues with a buyer’s deposit.
- failed to fulfill his fiduciary obligations to one of his clients by not remaining impartial
During the conduct in question, and most recently, Mr. Pethick was registered as a real estate associate with BGB Realty Inc. o/a Re/Max Realty Professionals in Calgary.
To review the Hearing Panel order in its entirety, please click here.
The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) is an independent, non-government agency, responsible for governing real estate, mortgage broker, property management, and real estate appraisal industry professionals under Alberta’s Real Estate Act. RECA’s mandate is to protect consumers and to provide services that enhance and improve the industry and the business of industry professionals.
NOTE: This Hearing Panel decision is currently under appeal.