Enforcement Action: Monetary PenaltyIssue Date: July 30, 2013
On July 30, 2013, pursuant to s. 28.3(1)(a) of the Homeowner Protection Act (the “Act”), s. 20.1(2)(d) and s. 20.1(2)(e) of the Homeowner Protection Act Regulation (the “Regulations”), John Anthony Eimer (“Eimer”) was issued a monetary penalty in the single amount of $1,400. This monetary penalty was issued for the following reasons:
- Eimer, contrary to s. 20.1(1)(a) and s. 21(2)(a) of the Act, regarding a new home in Cranbrook, B.C., (the "New Home") for which an Owner Builder Authorization had been issued, sold the New Home on, or about, October 13, 2011, while the New Home was being constructed, and without providing the prospective purchasers of the New Home, prior to the sale of the New Home, a disclosure notice in a form satisfactory to the Homeowner Protection Office Registrar stating, among other information, whether or not the New Home was covered by a policy of home warranty insurance; and
The contravention of these sections makes Eimer subject to a monetary penalty pursuant to s. 28.3(1)(a) of the Act, s.20.1(2)(d) and s. 20.1(2)(e) of the Regulations.