Put a smile on your Facebook

In September 2006, anyone 13 years of age or older with a valid email address could join this new-fangled website with the strange name of Facebook – and did they ever join! The site grew at the unbelievable rate of over 100 million users a year. Now everyone could keep tabs on how much their kids were drinking and what their friends were eating for lunch. Society became connected in a way it had never been before.
It also allowed businesses to interact with customers and potential customers in ways never before imagined. More than 25 million businesses and professionals have …read more

Fredericton board honours Ed Carten, Walter Moore, Kevin MacDonald

The Real Estate Board of the Fredericton Area president Diana Otteson recently presented Ed Carten of Exit Realty Advantage with a certificate and gift to acknowledge 30 years in real estate.

Walter Moore of Town and Country Market Realty and Kevin MacDonald of Re/Max Group Four Realty are presented with their 25-year certificates

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Tom Shearer takes ownership of Royal LePage Noralta from father Ken

Tom Shearer
Ken Shearer
Ownership of Royal LePage Noralta Real Estate in Edmonton has been transferred to Tom Shearer. He takes over the brokerage from his father Ken Shearer, a 40-year veteran of the real estate industry. Ken was an area manager for the Royal LePage offices in the South Edmonton area when all Royal LePage brokerages were corporately owned. He acquired a number of Edmonton-area Royal LePage offices in 1999.
Ken has served as president of the Realtors Association of Edmonton, president of the Alberta Real Estate Association and was the first chair of the Real Estate Council of Alberta. Along with …read more

Opinion: Time to rethink FINTRAC

By Hannon Bell
I’ve been a licensed real estate agent since 1995. Recently along with some colleagues I was brought up to date on the new guidelines on the government’s enhanced Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) policies.
FINTRAC was originally set up around 2007 as a means of tracking money laundering and terrorist activities. Initially, all we real estate practitioners had to do was identify the buyer and/or seller and record the name, address and date of birth. We had to check ID such as a driver’s license or passport with the individual and documents physically in front …read more

一定要学的贴心旅行小贴士

这些小诀窍绝对可以让你的旅途更加轻松~祝大家假期愉快哟! 【贴心旅行小贴士:打包小窍门】 装箱的时候可以把鞋子裹在浴帽里 把皮带放在衬衫领口,这样既可以保护皮带,又可以防止衬衫领口变形——这个好机智! 打包衣服的时候可以把衣服卷起来,又节省空间又能防褶皱,实测可以至少节省20%空间~ 先用保鲜膜封住瓶口再盖上盖子可以防止液体漏出来 在箱子里放一小包干燥剂可以让衣物更干净 【归纳小窍门】…
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REIC, Mississauga board announce partnership

From left: MREB president Allan Todd; MREB EO Donna Metcalfe; REIC director of education and business development Leslie Lucas; MREB manager, communications and education services M.K. Areola; and MREB past-president Jerry England.
The Real Estate Institute of Canada (REIC) and The Mississauga Real Estate Board (MREB) recently announced a joint partnership to deliver advanced education to real estate professionals in Mississauga. MREB will offer courses leading to the Fellow of the Real Estate Institute (FRI) designation as well as the National Association of Realtors (NAR) courses leading to their designations and certifications.
“The FRI designation has long been the hallmark of …read more

On the move in New Zealand

The Circa Theatre in Wellington
Story and Photos By Diane Slawych
Why demolish a building when you can move it instead? That seems to be the guiding philosophy in New Zealand, where it’s not unusual to find a wide variety of structures that have been physically relocated from one place to another.
On a recent three-week visit to the North Island, I was surprised to discover no fewer than a dozen buildings that had been moved over the years. Many of them are tourist attractions and include churches, hotels and at least one theatre.
Details of these cumbersome relocations – which involve months of …read more

Rainbow dragon unveiled by Royal Pacific Realty Group

Royal Pacific Realty Group’s Rainbow Dragon
Royal Pacific Realty Group’s Dragon Dance Team debuted what it calls the world’s first Rainbow Dragon during Vancouver’s recent Pride Parade.
“The dragon is a symbol of prosperity and brings all of us good fortune, luck, health, vitality and new beginnings,” says managing partner, vice-president and general manager, Andrew Peck. “Royal Pacific Realty Group embraces diversity and our sales team of more than 1,100 licensed Realtors are from all corners of the globe and from diverse lifestyles as well,” says Peck.
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乌龙多:加国房市专家预测不靠谱

随着加国房市不断升温,各类专家报告接连问世,轰炸着人们的眼球。说来也怪,甭管他们的预测看起来多么不靠谱,每次报告出来了,总忍不住点进去看——毕竟人家是“专家”,见识怎么也比我们小民要高一些吧!…
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