Consumer Alert: Jason Schuller, aka Jai or Jay Schuller, Unlicensed Property Management Activity
Calgary, Alberta – The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) has reason to believe that Jason Schuller, also known as Jai or Jay Schuller, is operating as and holding himself out as a property manager without having the necessary licence to do so.
Schuller is associated with companies operating under the names Private Home Management, Private Home Maintenance Inc. and PH Consulting Group Ltd. in Calgary. Schuller and his companies are not licensed property managers in Alberta nor have they ever been.
RECA is the licensing and governing body for property management, real estate brokerage, mortgage brokerage and real estate appraisal professionals in Alberta.
Consumers are encouraged to work only with licensed industry professionals.
Licensed individuals must meet and maintain rigorous licensing requirements, including:
- providing a Certified Criminal Record Check prior to licensing
- completing comprehensive pre-licensing education and ongoing re-licensing education, and,
- maintaining errors and omissions insurance.
In the event of a licensee’s fraud, breach of trust or failure to account or disburse money in accordance with the terms of trust, a consumer may be eligible for compensation from RECA’s consumer compensation fund. Consumers who work with unlicensed individuals are not eligible for compensation from RECA’s consumer compensation fund.
Consumers can find out if an individual is licensed through RECA’s website, www.reca.ca. Use the “Searching for an Industry Professional” tool.
If you have concerns as a result of dealings with Jason Schuller, Private Home Management, Private Home Maintenance Inc. or PH Consulting Group Ltd., please contact the Real Estate Council of Alberta toll-free at 1-888-425-2754.
The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) is an independent, non-government agency, responsible for governing real estate, mortgage broker, real estate appraisal and property management industry professionals under Alberta’s Real Estate Act. RECA is mandated to protect consumers and to provide services that enhance and improve the industry and the business of industry professionals.