Real Estate

Winnipeg real estate agent suspended for a month for professional misconduct in 2018 sale

A Winnipeg real estate agent has been ordered to pay $6,000 in costs and temporarily suspended for failing to disclose accurate information about a condo dwelling to a buyer six years ago.

Rahim Omar Mirza brokered the sale of a Crescentwood condo to a woman without revealing foundation issues with the lower unit of the two-condo building, according to a settlement agreement between Mirza and the Manitoba Securities Commission filed with the Manitoba Financial Services Agency late last month.

According to the settlement agreement with the Manitoba government agency, Mirza showed the woman the condo on Oct. 12, 2018. She made an offer to purchase it that was accepted by the seller, whom Mirza was also representing. The offer was not subject to a home inspection.

The woman took possession of the condo on Nov. 14, 2018, and later became aware it had foundation issues.

She paid $34,535 to repair

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