Bill Johnston - Broker Honourary Life, Legal Counsel, Merton Branch Manager
1969 – B.A., Psychology, University of British Columbia 1976 – M.A., Psychology, University of British Columbia 1980 – LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School 1982 – Called to Ontario Bar; Member, Law Society of Upper Canada, 1982-Present 1982 – Entered the Real Estate Brokerage Business Career Highlights Multi-time award-winner for sales Manager of the most productive real estate office in Canada: 1992-1995 Winner, Morguard Literary Award for real estate professionals: 1998 & 2002 Director, Toronto Real Estate Board: 1998, 2002-2004 & 2006-2012 President, Toronto Real Estate Board, 2010-2011 (Presidential term: July 1st, 2010 to June 30th, 2011) Director, The Canadian Real Estate Association (2012-2014) Vice-Chair of Discipline, Real Estate Council of Ontario: 2000-2001 Chair, Toronto Real Estate Board’s By-Laws Committee (1999), MLS Committee (2002-2003), Education Committee (2003-2004), & Government Relations Committee (2006-2007 & 2011-2012), Finance Committee (2009-2010) Founding Chair, TREB’s “Green” Task Force Accredited Instructor, Code of Ethics Course, Real Estate Council of Ontario, 2000-2013 Author and presenter of 12 seminars on real estate brokerage matters, presented to thousands of real estate practitioners across Canada. All are approved for Mandatory Continuing Education credits in Ontario. Courses include: 1. Buyer Beware! The Buyer’s Duty To Inspect, The Agent’s Duty To Protect (3 Hours) 2. The Buyer Representation Agreement (3 Hours) 3. Disclosure & The Real Estate Professional (3 Hours) 4. Etiquette: Business Behaviour For The Real Estate Professional (3 Hours) 5. Getting The Buyer Representation Agreement (3 Hours) 6. Multiple Offers (3 Hours) 7. Negotiation (6 Hours) 8. Powers of Sale & Other Remedies (3 Hours) 9. Property Disclosure: Duties of The Seller & The Listing Agent (3 Hours) 10. Real Estate Brokerage Is About Relationships (3 Hours) 11. Stigma & Property (3 Hours) 12. Tough Times; Tough REALTOR (3 Hours) Designated course creator and instructor for mandatory education courses for New Brunswick real estate registrants for 2012.