We are concerned that this article misinforms the public about obtaining mortgage advice, and exposes real estate industry members to an unnecessary risk of facing disciplinary measures or civil liability.
RECA sent a news message to all real estate licensees in Alberta on Nov. 26 regarding existing measurement standards in Alberta. The Guide to Measuring Residential Properties in Alberta is now available on RECA’s website.
Regarding the article, Opinion: A new name for “unprofessionals” by Chris Seepe: You had my interest right up until “realturd”. This kind of unprofessional nonsense is unbecoming of our industry and should require a retraction.
Am I doing my seller a disservice by not necessarily knowing all of the distances to all of the schools or when garbage day is? Not really. I am happy that my business gets me out the door and away from sitting behind a desk.
I speak of the draconian and ugly FINTRAC legislation that Prime Minister Harper passed in 2008. It is a total flop. One hundred and ten thousand members of CREA along were mandated by law to “spy for the state”, all in a shroud of secrecy.
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