VANCOUVER, Dec. 18, 2015 /CNW/ - The Real Estate Council of British
Columbia has cancelled the real estate licence of Yu-Hsiang (Lester)
Lin of Burnaby, effective immediately. In addition, the Council has
issued an order requiring the brokerage Lester Lin Realty, Vancouver,
and its managing broker, Jeffrey Fee, to immediately cease permitting
Mr. Lin from holding himself out as a licensee or an unlicensed
assistant associated with the brokerage.
The Council had suspended Mr. Lin's licence for one year, effective
September 23, 2015, during which time he was prohibited from providing
real estate services to or on behalf of any member of the public. Mr.
Lin failed to comply with the terms of his suspension. Therefore, a
Discipline Hearing Committee of the Council has ordered that Mr. Lin's
licence be cancelled.
The Discipline Hearing Committee has further ordered that, in addition
to ensuring that Mr. Lin no longer associates himself as a licensee or
as an unlicensed assistant with the brokerage Lester Lin Realty, the
brokerage and the managing broker, Jeffrey Fee, must take immediate
steps to ensure that licensees associated with the brokerage are
properly supervised as required under the Council Rules.
The Real Estate Council is a regulatory agency established by the
provincial government. Its mandate is to protect the public by
enforcing the licensing and licensee conduct requirements of the Real Estate Services Act. The Council is responsible for licensing individuals and brokerages
engaged in real estate sales, rental and strata property management.
The Council enforces entry qualifications, investigates complaints
against licensees and imposes disciplinary sanctions under the Act.
SOURCE Real Estate Council of BC
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