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SAVE ON CHIC | There is a beautiful way to scrap the paper and cost of traditional invitations but keep the timeless elegance of stationery. With Paperless Post, an online stationery service charging just $5 for 60 invitations plus a way to track RSVPs, you’ll save time, money, the planet and your sanity.

Paperless Post is the brainchild of New York siblings and business partners Alexa and James Hirschfeld, who founded...

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Renovation projects that experts say aren’t worth your time (or money).


Home Upgrades

NEVER DO THESE. Not long ago, the website real simple.com ran the headline we’ve republished above. When I first saw it, I jumped on the story, only to find myself disappointed when some of their suggestions didn’t seem to compute: like never changing a bedroom into a home office because people won’t be able to imagine reconverting it into a place to sleep. Or that you shouldn’t install a concrete...

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by Lynn Zimmerman

Working with Ruthie was unlike any experience I'd had with other realtors.  Making sure I was informed and understood all aspects of buying and selling a home, she went above and beyond all expectations to make sure my property sold quickly and for the right price.  I am positive that Ruthie's knowledge, expertise, and especially personal touch, is the reason this experience was exciting, fun and such a success!  I will recommend working with Ruthie to all my clients...

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by Jeff Balin & Jennifer Shecter

Ruthie’s approach is both professional and personal, providing an assurance that you are in good hands and that your needs are well cared for. Ruthie was very responsive to all our questions, concerns and needs and made sure that our best interests were always well looked after. We would strongly recommend Ruthie for anyone in the market of buying or selling a home and making a smooth transition to that next chapter. Thanks so much, Ruthie!

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by Lee Rennison & David Plunkett

We worked with Ruthie on the sale of our home and the purchase of our new home. She approached the sale of our home very professionally, with a detailed plan and timeline and took care of all of the key details that made our sale process run smoothly. She put a huge amount of effort into getting our house ready for sale - even bringing art from her own home to brighten our place up for the sale! Ruthie made the purchase of our new house a very exciting experience....

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by Bryan McCready & Beryl Chen

Ruthie’s professionalism and expertise were a huge help in selling our home and buying our new one. Right from the beginning, we could tell that we had found a great realtor that was enthusiastic, well-organized and ready to help us with all the details that we may possibly overlook as first time sellers. Ruthie is a pleasure to work with, and would recommend her to anyone! Thanks Ruthie!

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by Gary & Mike Evans

In the selling of our house my brother and I were seeking the involvement of a uniquely qualified agent, an agent able to deal with a unique set of property-based circumstances.  And Ruthie Shugarman turned out to be that agent, as courteous, professional and personable as one could hope for.  Open-minded, willingness to listen, clear thinking and dedicated.  She was highly recommended and understandably so.  She cleverly formulated the ideal plan in the...

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by Juliette & Sven Freybe

Ruthie Shugarman is a most impressive and intuitive estate agent. Her professional skills are clear, realistic and informed. This really supported us when we took the risk of selling our home before finding another property to move into with three young children. In fact, we understood and valued her perspective towards the selling process so much that we felt comfortable to go on a family holiday and leave our home in Ruthie's capable hands. Our home sold while we were...

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by Terrence & Lisa Turner

…The communication, the thoughtfulness, the personalization, and the strong business skills you brought to the table make you truly outstanding in your profession. We would recommend your services in a heartbeat and wish you continued success in your business. Thank you so much.

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by Andrew & Shawna Merkur

Ruthie was a true pleasure to work with.  She was understanding of our needs.  She was very patient and extremely professional.  We put our house up for sale very quickly and sold it within the first week with multiple offers.  When we went to buy, we bought our house against other offers and got it.  Ruthie had a real pulse on the market.  We would highly recommend Ruthie!

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by Sheila & Phil Kern

Ruthie did it all for us: sold our home in a down market – at asking price, no less, and helped us find our fabulous new home, successfully negotiating us through a series of competing offers. She was helpful, caring, attentive, detailed and always professional. Thank you Ruthie!

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by Terri & Peter Clark

I can not believe how lucky we were to have come across a house that we liked (we were thinking about downsizing) and then even more fortunate to find Ruthie was the Realtor. Ruthie expertly guided us, not only through the purchasing of the sweet 1939 house just 12 blocks from our home of 36 years, but also through the process of marketing our property. We dithered at the prospect of such an overwhelming move and even delayed it by several months,...

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by Lynn Zimmerman

Working with Ruthie was unlike any experience I'd had with other realtors.  Making sure I was informed and understood all aspects of buying and selling a home, she went above and beyond all expectations to make sure my property sold quickly and for the right price.  I am positive that Ruthie's knowledge, expertise, and especially personal touch, is the reason this experience was exciting, fun and such a success!  I will recommend working with Ruthie to all my clients...

Read full post

by Jeff Balin & Jennifer Shecter

Ruthie’s approach is both professional and personal, providing an assurance that you are in good hands and that your needs are well cared for. Ruthie was very responsive to all our questions, concerns and needs and made sure that our best interests were always well looked after. We would strongly recommend Ruthie for anyone in the market of buying or selling a home and making a smooth transition to that next chapter. Thanks so much, Ruthie!

Read full post

by Lee Rennison & David Plunkett

We worked with Ruthie on the sale of our home and the purchase of our new home. She approached the sale of our home very professionally, with a detailed plan and timeline and took care of all of the key details that made our sale process run smoothly. She put a huge amount of effort into getting our house ready for sale - even bringing art from her own home to brighten our place up for the sale! Ruthie made the purchase of our new house a very exciting experience....

Read full post

by Bryan McCready & Beryl Chen

Ruthie’s professionalism and expertise were a huge help in selling our home and buying our new one. Right from the beginning, we could tell that we had found a great realtor that was enthusiastic, well-organized and ready to help us with all the details that we may possibly overlook as first time sellers. Ruthie is a pleasure to work with, and would recommend her to anyone! Thanks Ruthie!

Read full post

by Gary & Mike Evans

In the selling of our house my brother and I were seeking the involvement of a uniquely qualified agent, an agent able to deal with a unique set of property-based circumstances.  And Ruthie Shugarman turned out to be that agent, as courteous, professional and personable as one could hope for.  Open-minded, willingness to listen, clear thinking and dedicated.  She was highly recommended and understandably so.  She cleverly formulated the ideal plan in the...

Read full post

by Juliette & Sven Freybe

Ruthie Shugarman is a most impressive and intuitive estate agent. Her professional skills are clear, realistic and informed. This really supported us when we took the risk of selling our home before finding another property to move into with three young children. In fact, we understood and valued her perspective towards the selling process so much that we felt comfortable to go on a family holiday and leave our home in Ruthie's capable hands. Our home sold while we were...

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by Terrence & Lisa Turner

…The communication, the thoughtfulness, the personalization, and the strong business skills you brought to the table make you truly outstanding in your profession. We would recommend your services in a heartbeat and wish you continued success in your business. Thank you so much.

Read full post

by Andrew & Shawna Merkur

Ruthie was a true pleasure to work with.  She was understanding of our needs.  She was very patient and extremely professional.  We put our house up for sale very quickly and sold it within the first week with multiple offers.  When we went to buy, we bought our house against other offers and got it.  Ruthie had a real pulse on the market.  We would highly recommend Ruthie!

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Here's some of the fabulous groups we work with:

Dunbar Little League

 

Vancouver United Soccer

 

Thunderbirds hockey

 

Hawks Field hockey

 

Pacific Autism Family Network Golf Tournament Sponsor

 

Ride to Conquer Cancer

 

Avalon Recovery Society

 

St. James Music Academy

 

Jewish Federation

 

WISH Drop-In Centre Society

 

Local dance, theatre, and ski clubs

Our current passion projects

They’re fun, and you’re all invited!

 

Pillow Talk – this event gathers women and leaders in the community for a salon-style information sharing from experts in our community.

 

Swaps – Invented by Ruthie in 2008, this bi-annual event draws over a hundred women to “swap” their gently used clothes. Attendees get a refresh of their wardrobe with fantastic finds without spending money, with remaining clothing donated to women’s charities.