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Aug. 07, 2014 | Cody Stuart

The stigma enigma

Dealing with real estate's S word

Calgary's real estate industry has come under the microscope recently, with some questioning the degree to which professionals are obliged to reveal perceived flaws in properties up for sale.

While CREB® President Bill Kirk acknowledges there is a "grey area" that exists with stigmatized properties — a point brought to light last week when a Brentwood home that was the scene of Calgary's worst mass killing went up for sale – he emphasized reactions to such homes are as varied as the circumstances surrounding them.


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