Readers should consider the impact on smaller communities where there is perhaps only one licensee. Yes, there is an exemption, but the test is so onerous that I doubt there will ever be an exemption approved.
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.
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