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CA Mistaken identity causes problems for veteran Realtor

Property Here - Friday, July 26, 2013

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When the Society of Notaries Public suspended a notary public with a name similar to Winnie Chung of Royal Pacific Realty Group, the sales rep began getting phone calls from clients and Realtors who thought she was in trouble. It prompted Andrew Peck, vice-president and general manager of Royal Pacific Group, to issue a news release entitled Winnie Chung is NOT Agatha Chung.

“The Vancouver Sun reported that the Society of Notaries Public of B.C. had suspended a notary public with a similar name – Agatha Chung – for financial irregularities,” says Peck. “Given the similarity of their names, this immediately began causing problems and embarrassment for Winnie Chung.”

The release notes that Winnie Chung has been a licensed Realtor since 1991. “She is known to be highly ethical and dedicated to her profession and has won numerous awards,” says the release. She has been awarded a lifetime membership in the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver.