So maybe you’re thinking of relocating for work or perhaps you’re looking for the alternative to reading about the negativity that surrounds moving to Fort McMurray. Well this is the blog for you! Great opportunities for expanding your career in a flourishing market are within reach and your family is entirely welcome to grow along with you. I’ve traveled to “the Mac” several times and always found it to be a pleasant experience. Let’s give some credit to the boom town that deserves it.
In lieu of the upcoming long weekend here in Canada and the looming summer season in general, homeowners may be vacationing and wrestling with the idea of leaving their house empty for this period of time. For this reason, I propose considering the increasingly popular “house-sitter.” The activity of house-sitting is a trend that’s grown common in recent years, and the term is accepted by the spell-checker on Microsoft Word, so it’s come that far. Employing a house-sitter is flexible; there are no real rules about who does it, what their responsibilities are, or what you owe them for their service. Often it’s simply a friend doing another friend a favour, but many homeowners opt to pay someone (niece or nephew, family friend, inconspicuous stranger) to keep a careful eye on their home while maintaining its “lived-in” feel.
I was driving to work this morning and thought I’d make a quick call. I pressed the handy little button on my steering wheel to activate the hands-free and my car returned the most dreaded message – “no phone found.” Forgetting all about hands-free, my hand flew to my front purse pocket in the seat beside me and Lady Sync was right, my phone wasn’t there. Panic sets in. I picture it sitting on the kitchen counter. But there is not enough time to get home and get it before my first appointment. I am going to spend the day without my phone.
So it’s the same old story, love marriage and the baby carriage. For those of you that are still holding onto a positive result pregnancy test, you probably haven’t even begun to think about how to safe guard your new home from the hundreds of dangers that your baby could encounter, so let’s talk.
Where has time gone? I can’t believe that it’s already been nearly two months since my last blog update, and what a two months it has been for Rohit! Since the last blog, we’ve thrown a Christmas Party, a 4 day corporate retreat to Copper Point Resort in Invermere, BC, and more recently an appreciation party for our customers and partners in Edmonton, with another one coming up in Fort McMurray next week.
So my co-worker was showing me this hilarious blog the other day about real estate in Vancouver. Basically, the post was about particular property in Vancouver going for a whopping 2.1 MILLION dollars! So what does 2.1 million get you in Vancouver? A beautiful home with a pool? A fairly large piece of land with a lovely garden? Nope, it gets you this:
Did you know that email has now bypassed telephone communication as the most dominant form in business interactions? With so many emails flying around, the number of poor email etiquette is running rampant as well – I’m sure a number of you can think of multiple instances where you’ve received emails that have made you question the sanity of the sender for just a moment.
I sat staring at my checklist of “To-Do’s” and counting down the final hours until the big event. It was my first Grand Opening of my first subdivision project at my brand-spanking-new marketing job for Rohit’s land development division… and I felt like I had no idea what I was doing. Sure, I had organized events in the past, but honestly, I couldn’t even be bothered to plan my own wedding. So, was I nervously wondering how this Grand Opening was going to turn out? You bet.