Notice of suspension of the certificate
of Mr. Franzz Derteano
NOTICE is hereby given that Mr. Franzz Derteano, affiliated real estate agent (Certificate No. C8184), formerly employed by or authorized to act on behalf of Express Courtier Immobilier, chartered real estate broker (Certificate No. E5582), whose establishment is located at 608 Labelle St.. in Mont-Tremblant, has been found guilty by the Discipline Committee of the Association des courtiers et agents immobiliers du Québec notably of the offences summarized below:
1st count: On or around July 4, 2006, signing in lieu and stead of the promising buyer and signing as witness to the latter’s signature:
a) on a promise to purchase concerning an immovable;
b) on a promise to purchase concerning a second immovable;
the whole contrary to sections 1 and 13 of the Rules of Professional Ethics of the ACAIQ.
5th count: On October 11, 2007 during an investigation conducted by an assistant syndic, falsely declaring that the promising buyer had signed the following documents:
a) a promise to purchase concerning an immovable;
b) a promise to purchase concerning a second immovable;
the whole contrary to sections 54 and 55 of the Rules of Professional Ethics of the ACAIQ.
6th count: Prior to November 30, 2007, with respect to an immovable located in Longueuil, omitting to provide the assistant syndic, as required by subpoena, the statement of disbursement and “notary’s adjustments”;
the whole contrary to sections 54 and 56 of the Rules of Professional Ethics of the ACAIQ.
On May 26, 2009, the Discipline Committee ordered a suspension of Mr. Franzz Derteano’s certificate for a period of six (6) months on count No. 1 of the complaint, a suspension for a consecutive period of three (3) months on count No. 5 of the complaint, and a suspension for a concurrent period of three (3) months on count No. 6 of the complaint.
The decision of the Discipline Committee is enforceable from the date of the appeals deadline, i.e. June 30, 2009. The suspension of Mr. Franzz Derteano’s affiliated real estate agent’s certificate is therefore effective as of June 30, 2009 for a period of nine (9) months.
Should the defendant’s certificate be suspended or expired at the date of the appeals deadline, the restriction from applying for reinstatement or issuance of any category of certificate shall become effective at the time of such application.
This notice is given in accordance with section 137 of the Real Estate Brokerage Act (R.S.Q., c. C-73.1).
Brossard, June 30, 2009
Discipline Committee Secretary