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Charlie, whose name comes from the TV show Charlie's Angels began the birthing process on St. Patricks Day....although reportedly none of the puppies came out green! For the owner, Charlie's more then a poodle, some would call her a 'cash cow'...as purebread puppies sell for $1200 each! Canadian Kennel Club Spokesman confirmed that 16 puppies is a Canadian record for poodles, and there's a good (20 comments)
Now I can't get the William Tell Overture out of mind! Oh Mama Mia! Intead.....there's a New Symphony in the Making....my mission in life has now become...to put together a "Realtors' Rock Version - of this song...I mean REALLY! What I'm looking for is contributions describing What a Realtor does ? What are some of the Hats you've worn? In (11 comments)
If I had a Million Dollars....I'd Buy........? - 03/28/08 11:03 PM
Remember the song.....?.If Ihad a Million Dollars. Just a few years ago.....$1,000,000 seemed like a phenomenal amount of money....I mean it still is ..but certainly not even in the realm of what it used to me........To be a 'millionaire' used to be a rarity.......almost out of reach...and as kids I remember on our more boring playdays dreaming up the answers to that question. Well yesterday I heard the song on the radio again....I'm talking the Bare Naked Ladies Version... . But the part of the jingle that stuck in my mind - was the........If I had a million dollars.........I would " (29 comments)
Listen to the Falling (Active) Rain....Listen to it Pour! - 03/26/08 07:32 PM
It was a combination of the days and days of pouring rain we've been having.......a weekend of pouring through the 'active rain ' blogs............that brought to mind.......Jose Feliciano old song.........Listen to the Falling Rain..........for some 'real newbies',....you probably won't even know who Jose is...........but I checked out the video on YouTube.........and was immersed.........(or submerged.:-) in nostalgia............ Plus I've decided to add Utube on Active Rain as part of my learning curve...........so lets see it this works.....Hope you enjoy!</p> If you or someone you know is thinking of Buying or Selling property in Chilliwack, Hope, Abbotsford, Langley or anywhere in the Fraser Valley (16 comments)
Turn off your Lights Earth Hour: March 29, 8 pm - 03/26/08 02:47 PM
Turn off your lightsEarth Hour: March 29, 8 pm i was reading the British columbia Real Estate News when this article caught my eye! Apparently BC Hydro is a world leader in energy conservation, and has become an active participant in Earth Hour 2008. BC Hydro is encouraging residents, businesses and organizations in BC to turn off their lights and other electricity-consuming devices for one hour on Saturday, March 29, from 8 to 9 pm. Earth Hour, run by the World Wide Fund for Nature, was created to take a stand against the greatest threat our planet has ever faced: (16 comments)
Its Easter morning and I'm lying in bed.......its sooo quiet you could hear a pin drop........I don't hear any giggling, the rustle of little feet, squeals of delight.......This is my first Easter where I have no kids at home. - two have moved out and one is with her dad....and even at that the youngest is16. Memories of Easter past...are floating through my mind. Its funny the things you remember...........One of my favourite memories is an Easter Sunday about 13 years ago. The night before, I played Easter bunny and hid little chocolates and treats around the house. We had (8 comments)
Mindblogging! - 03/21/08 05:54 PM
I joined Active Rain a week ago today...It's been an amazing experience and very addictive! I realize how little my world is when I limit myself to my small community and local real estate. The available resources, helpful hints, combined/exponential experience that's available through ActiveRain is MindBlogging!
As a Canadian, I have always had a fascination with just about anything American........the border is a 30 min drive from my Community of Chilliwack - with the neighbouring American towns being Lynden, Sumas, and Bellingham, Washington . Politically, I've been mesmerized by the Democratic Primaries........ I've always been profoundly aware of (2 comments)
on the brink of a disintegrating marriage with two toddlers, 14 month and 3 years old. I was in the midst of taking my Real Estate exam, when my husband and I separated. We had just moved into a new town - where I had no family and no friends...yet... There were challenges emotional and financial ort.....and certainly from a Real Estate perspective I had "no Circle of Influence" to (13 comments)
Chilliwack, British Columbia "Chilliwack" is the name of the local Indian tribe and also of various geographical features. This Halkomelem word has the sense of "quieter water on the head" or "travel by way of backwater slough". The original spelling was "Chilliwhack". This "city in the country" is becoming well-known as the "city of festivals". There are year round performances of live theater, music and dance, while sports tournaments draw curling, hockey, softball and soccer fans. There is even chuck wagon racing and equestrian events for country-style entertainment. But for many, the out-of-doors (3 comments)
20 years later - Why did I become a Realtor? - 03/18/08 05:23 AM
My 16 year old daughter asked me the other day why I became a Realtor. The discussion on the table had to do with her choices post grad - trade school- college- university- what would it be? Well I definitely feel there are benefits to all - however my preference would be university....University forever? Not necessarily.............She said she couldn't justify the expense because she wasn't sure what she wanted to study.........As a matter of fact she pointed at me..... YOU went to university....so what are you doing Now as a Realtor...??.....I mean we all know you don't need a degree to practice Real (9 comments)
CK - Chilliwack, AG - Agassiz/Kent, HP - Hope, HH - Harrison, BB - Boston Bar, Rosedale - RO, Yale - YA 1.) Cheam Lake Wetlands - CK
2.) Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve
3) Manning Park - Skiing - HP
4.) Hell's Gate Airtram - Ya
Wow - commercial/retail/office space in the heart of Chilliwack! SOLD - 03/16/08 04:23 PM
S O L D ! Terrific opportunity to have Commercial space in Chilliwack - that provides Retail, Office and living space! Looking for something unique, a Hot Spot for your photo/art/music studio? The possibilities are endless, over 2200 sq.ft...art noveau design.......check this out on Mls H3700202 for more photos and detail 2-7694 Young Rd....minutes to the freeway easy access!
If you or someone you know is thinking of buying or selling property in, Chilliwack, Hope, Abbotsford, Langley or anywhere in the Fraser Valley Area of B.C. - or if you would like more information please give Liz Moras of (2 comments)
Mls H2705440 414-7694 Evans Rd., Chilliwack B.C. $162,900-164,900 - 03/16/08 03:47 PM
Investors Alert! Looking for an Invesment opportunity? Almost impossible to find an apartment in chilliwack that allows for rentals? Here's a perfect opportunity! Well maintained building that offers onsite property management. Or are you a First time buyer? - Affordable 2 bedroom, 4th/top floor unit - in Great Sardis Location - walking distances to Cottonwood mall, public transport and schools - Rentals allowed! $162,900-$164,900.
If you or someone you know is thinking of buying or selling property in, Chilliwack, Hope, Abbotsford, Langley or anywhere in the Fraser Valley Area of B.C. - or if you would like more information please give (0 comments)
Did we Get Smart or What? - 03/16/08 02:38 AM
My feet are killing me and my phone battery is dead... 15 houses down 3 to go...! Images of Get Smart flash through my mind ....Now if I could take my HEELS off and dial......wouldn't that be a stress saver? Now in these heels, I could probably fit my phone, computer, printer and some lunch! Then again...have we come a long way or NOT ???? 20 years ago my first cell was a car plug-in the size of a boot.........the office computer was ........exactly that.....one office computer.......that looked like this! computer paper with perforated holes on both sides....bullpens instead of offices (10 comments)
What is my Specialty? From That Chilliwack Girl! - 03/15/08 06:29 PM
This August will be my 20th anniversary of selling Real Estate! How exciting....! Its always interesting when people ask you what your area of expertise is? Its interesting how when you're passionate about something, something is close to your heart, or relevant to your own life experience - how easy it is to become an expert or specialist in that field or area! I first began my Real Estate Career in Sechelt on The Sunshine Coast -
...a beautiful seaside community, both rural and quaint, artsy and worldly all in one..........but primarily a vacation home away from home location.......I've also worked in Sunshine (21 comments)
I look forward to this opportunity to share with both my fellow Realtors and my local community...some local anecdotes, tidbits of info - community profiles, real estate savy......interspersed with humor and inspiration!
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