Blog by Betsy Carstairs

New Movement Classes

May 31st, 2010
These  "Awareness Through Movement" classes with Irene Gutteridge are well worth the time . I have taken a few Feldenkrais classes with Irene and I find that the heightened awareness of how I move in these classes transfer into many different ways throughout my day. After a class I explore different ways to do otherwise routine tasks in different more efficient ways. Whether it is getting out ...

Indian Arm, North Vancouver, Boating

May 30th, 2010
Almost summer but not quite with the new snow on the mountains. What a mixed up year weather wise. Shorts & kayaking for February's Winter Olympics & now at the end of May, at the start of summer we get new snow on the mountains!!!!!

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Here I am in a toque heading up to Helga Bay on the East side of The Arm. Lets hope we get kick started with some warmer weather soon.My kayak is polished & r ...

Interest Rate update

May 30th, 2010
Here is a e-mail that Tracy Turnell mortgage broker sent to me .Know it is always a difficult decision as to what to so when taking out a mortgage or renewing a mortgage. From this article it looks like the low rates have hit bottom & are starting to nose upwards. If they raise prime a full .5% on July 1 2010 that is a big jump & for a lot of people holding mortgages it is headed in the wrong ...

607 ALDERSON Ave, Coquitlam, British Columbia

May 29th, 2010

I just finished uploading this House for sale, 607 ALDERSON Ave, Coquitlam, British Columbia

Original owner of this solid home on a flat lot south of Lougheed on the quiet no thru part of Alderson. Features lane access, solid wood flooring, retro tiling in kitchen & bath, 9 yr old roof & detached garage. House needs new deck & perh aps drain tiles. Immediate possession possible.

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Keys keys everywhere & nare a 1 for me

May 27th, 2010
Yesterday turned into a bit of a nightmare when the key for my 18 year old BMW snapped off in the door when we tried to lock up & head into Turks for a cuppa. My real estate buddy Adam Goss was able to pull the piece out from the door out so we did have a key albiet in 2 pieces so not functional. Adam ran up to the Hardware store on Commercial Drive to see if they could cut us a new key but n ...

18 BRIGHTON BEACH Other, North Vancouver, British Columbia

May 26th, 2010

I just finished uploading this House for sale, 18 BRIGHTON BEACH Other, North Vancouver, British Columbia

Brighton Beach-10 min from Sea Cove Marina- a community of 22 owners w/shared use of dock & common grounds. Cozy, bright, post & beam country cottage. Brick W/B F/P. Skylites. Loft w/sleep area. Peek-a-boo water view. 400-ft shared W/F .30 of land. Cabin needs work & new roo ...

Whistler Every Woman 2010

May 25th, 2010
This past weekend I attended Every Woman in Whistler with my 3 sisters.  This year was the best yet of the 5 years.  We attended Nia, Yoga, Hip Hop Classes, financial planning seminars and also classes on women's health.
We all socialized and Saturday we dined out & after dinner we went to Buffalo Bills to practice our cool dance steps.  We stayed at the Carleton Lodge a great spot to survey t ...

Indian Arm at 28 E of Croker Indian Arm, BC

May 20th, 2010

I just finished uploading this 2 storey for sale, Indian Arm at 28 E of Crocker Indian Arm, North Vancouver, BC