Public Advisory – RE/MAX North Country Realty Inc.

January 6, 2020

On December 31, 2019, under the authority of the Real Estate Business Brokers Act, 2002 (REBBA) and in order to protect the public interest, the Registrar of the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) issued an order to immediately suspend the registrations of:


Operating in the following locations:

    • Huntsville (head office)
    • Bala
    • Bracebridge
    • Burk’s Falls
    • Gravenhurst
    • Haliburton
    • Kilworthy
    • Minden
    • Port Loring
    • Wilberforce

The order to suspend the registrations follows a Notice of Proposal to revoke the registrations of RE/MAX North Country Realty Inc.

All trading activities at RE/MAX North Country Realty Inc. and its registered branches must cease immediately.

RECO discovered a shortfall in RE/MAX North Country Realty Inc.’s statutory real estate trust account, where consumer deposits are to be held. Additional action may be taken and information will be made available through RECO’s website.

Individuals who may be impacted by the Suspension Order are asked to use the contacts listed below:

Home buyers and sellers with questions about the suspension order, including whether a pending sale or purchase will be completed on time, should contact:

Shaun Chu-A-Kong
Phone: (416) 207-4873
Toll Free: 1-800-245-6910, ext. 4873

Questions about consumer deposit claims, or other insurance-related inquiries, should be directed to RECO’s Insurance Department:

Jeremy Meuris
Phone: (416) 207-4875
Toll Free: 1-800-245-6910, ext. 4875