Sharing information gives us all power

Like so many other people, I have found myself in awe of the new technology that is being introduced today. Many of the products...

Street corner newspaper boxes

Real estate newspapers -- newspapers that contain advertisements of properties for sale as their main content, first began to flourish in the 1970s. They...

Real estate agents like to party too

BY RICHARD SILVER   Not that I’m complaining, but I’m constantly amazed by the number of people who stop me in the street at any...

Mortgages and financing for rural properties

Re: Mortgages and Financing for Rural Acreage Properties : A Response to Jim Hazzard’s recent beleaguered plea! I read with interest the article “Rural...

Financing for rural properties

Posted By: Robert Storring November 18, 2003 I just read Jim Hazzard's guest column (REM, November 2003) and couldn't agree more with what he...

AIC responds to appraisal standards article

In the best interest of both REM’s readers and the public in general, the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) appreciates the opportunity to set...

An industry wake up call

BY GARY HOCKEY Most of us who make our daily living in the real estate industry would agree that the industry has undergone some significant...

Celebrating my 50th Canadian Christmas

Please accept my sincerest wishes for a joyful holiday season. Merry Christmas. May God bless you. This is a Christmas of melancholy for me....

Congrats to one of Sudbury’s first female Realtors

I would like to congratulate my grandmother, Joyce Rogers, on her recent retirement. Joyce was one of the first female Realtors to join the...

Rural properties: Where are the banks?

BY JIM HAZZARD   How do you finance the purchase of rural or agricultural properties?  Here’s a horror story about the insensitivity of our financial institutions. The...