What Makes a GREAT Realtor?

Posted on Sep 18, 2019

Did you know that at last count there are 80+/- realtors in Squamish?  Not everyone will be active at any given time, but it’s safe to say that there are a lot more people out there working than most clients realize.   

There are some ‘big names’ that are always top of mind, which is in some cases a function of how long someone has been in the business...

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Why Squamish? Part 3: Coffee Houses 

Posted on Aug 24, 2019

If you haven’t already checked it out, my last blog highlighted the many wonderful pubs we have here in Squamish.  If you saw it, you may recall that I was planning to discuss our many fantastic restaurants this time around.

However, I’ll admit that I came back from my trip to Oslo and Northern England about 10 pounds heavier, and not having been abl...

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Why Squamish? Part 2: Pubs and Drinking Establishments

Posted on Aug 12, 2019

In Part 1, I covered the craft scene here in Squamish – cideries, distilleries, and micro-breweries, all within easy biking distance across town. Hope you’ve had a chance to try them out! Today, I’m giving a little love to our local establishments where you can hang out, go for happy hour, enjoy a great patio, and have some pub food with ‘mainstrea...

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Why Squamish?  Part 1: Craft Booze Establishments

Posted on Jul 13, 2019

Most blogs about the best reasons to live in Squamish are about the outdoor lifestyle, and of course, that’s a great reason – we do have skiing of all kinds, mountain biking, water sports, hiking, rock climbing, and more.  

However, the truth is, I’m not really the right person to be talking about those things, because there are others in this town wh...

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The Value of Using a Local Realtor

Posted on Feb 04, 2019

There’s no substitute for using a good local realtor who knows the market you’re selling or buying in. It does happen that friends will ask a realtor friend to represent them in markets that are not their own, and it can be tempting in commission-based professions to take that on. Generally speaking, though, no matter how good that realtor is at wh...

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The Quirks of New Neighbourhoods

Posted on Dec 30, 2018

You’re trying to sell a house.  It’s a beautiful new house in a gorgeous new neighbourhood, and it’s priced competitively, but it’s just not selling – what gives? 

Most issues in real estate come down to basic supply and demand. You might be in a generally slow market with fewer Buyers, of course, but what if it’s a fast-moving market where most thing...

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