James Allan Monaghan - Enforceable undertaking

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10 April 2015
Enforceable undertakings

The Director of Consumer Affairs Victoria has accepted an enforceable undertaking from former Highton estate agent James Allan Monaghan, after he admitted to breaches of the Estate Agents Act 1980

Mr Monaghan, 36, admitted to: 

  • aiding and abetting unlicensed estate agent Ezibuyhomes, by allowing property advertisements to be listed on the company’s behalf on the realestate.com.au website
  • refusing or failing to answer an inspector’s questions and produce documents. 

Mr Monaghan offered a number of undertakings to the Director of Consumer Affairs Victoria, including: 

  • voluntarily surrendering his estate agent’s licence within five days 
  • not applying for an estate agent’s  licence for three years 
  • not seeking employment as an estate agent’s representative for 12 months 
  • not causing, permitting, aiding or abetting any person, entity or corporation that is not a licensed agent to carry on a business as one
  • paying a voluntary contribution to the Victorian Property Fund of $1,000 within 60 days. 

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