Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

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This opens the door to people choosing their homes based upon lifestyle criteria rather than location. I much prefer to work from my ski chalet rather than my city home.

mortgages

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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.

0

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.

0

Yes, Realtors need to blog. My point is that what you write about on the Internet will get analyzed and sorted by these little spiders in ways that are difficult to comprehend.

14

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.

Stratford, Ontario

7

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.

14

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.

Marty Douglas

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We need Marty Douglas’ intelligence, experience humour and wit. My wife takes the REM paper away from me to read Marty, and she’s not even in real estate!

33

It’s one teeny little lie, except it is fraud. If found out, the Realtor could be charged.

4

Listening to the news I frequently hear or read articles by economic experts who quote statistics to support an imminent crash in housing prices