May 5, 2024 – Translated Guides Protect Albertans

Calgary, Alberta— The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) now offers five comprehensive translated versions of its Home Buyer’s Guide and Home Seller’s Guide. RECA is making resources available in the most common first languages in Alberta as part of its mandate to protect Alberta’s real estate consumers.

Newcomers to Canada are more at risk of being taken advantage of by unlicensed individuals and companies. These resources will remove barriers to information consumers need to make informed decisions in their real estate and mortgage transactions

The guides are now available in the following languages:

  • Spanish
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Punjabi
  • Ukrainian
  • French

“The Home Buyer’s Guide and Home Seller’s Guide have been valuable resources for consumers for many years,” said Russ Morrow, RECA CEO. “By providing translated versions of these guides, many Albertans will now have the resources they need to protect themselves when it comes to buying, selling or renting a home.”

The Home Buyer’s Guide provides consumers with valuable information on working with a licensee, understanding and securing financing, and what to expect on possession day.

The Home Seller’s Guide provides consumers with information about the entire home selling process, from the first thought of selling your home to handing over the keys to the new buyer.

All versions of the Home Buyer’s Guide and Home Seller’s Guide are available for consumers on

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