Enforcement Action: Compliance OrderIssue Date: November 19, 2012
Balhar Cheema (“B. Cheema”), Harnek Cheema (“H. Cheema”) and Tirath Singh(“T. Singh”), contrary to section 14(1) of the Homeowner Protection Act (“ Act”), conducted the business of a residential builder by offering for sale a new home without a valid Homeowner Protection Office (“HPO”) Residential Builder Licence between the dates July 31, 2012, and November 19, 2012, regarding a new home in Surrey, B.C. (the “New Home”). On November 19, 2012, the HPO issued Compliance Order 12-0053 to B. Cheema, H. Cheema and T. Singh, directing that they cease carrying on the business of a residential builder as defined in the Act, that the offering for sale of the New Home cease immediately, provide the HPO evidence of the MLS listing cancellation, and that they become an HPO Licensed Residential Builder prior to offering for sale, marketing and/or actually selling the New Home as a new, never before occupied home. B. Cheema, H. Cheema and T. Singh were directed to comply with Compliance Order 12-0053 by December 14, 2012. Complied.