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Whistler Realtor Q&A: Lisa Ames

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Q: Why did you move to Pemberton?

A: I moved to Pemberton in 1995 after living in Whistler for 9 years.

Q: What did you do when you first arrived?

A: I originally moved to Whistler to run my family’s retail business and ski for a “gap year”.

Q: When did you get into Real Estate?

A: I joined Whistler Real Estate in 2002.

Q: What do you enjoy about the lifestyle here?

A: I love the proximity to nature and the outdoors, the fresh air and sense of community.

Q: What advice would you give to someone looking to buy property here?

A: Keep an open mind – your wish list will evolve. There is something out there for everyone.

Q: What is your favourite thing about working with your clients?

A: The satisfaction of finding something for them that they are excited about. Riding the emotional roller coaster with my first-time buyers.

Q: What is your favourite season and why?

A: Summer! It is beautiful and there are tons of things to do.

Q: If you were not a real estate agent, what would you be?

A: That’s easy…International spy or food and travel blogger!

Q: What makes you smile the most?

A: Spending time with my family and friends.

Q: How do you decompress or how would you spend your ideal day?

A: My ideal day would include spending time outside, sharing a fantastic meal with friends/family, great conversations, and no cell phones.

Q: What was it like raising a family here?

A: I can’t imagine raising children anywhere else. Community becomes your family.

Q: What accomplishment do you consider to be the most significant in your career or in your life?

A: Like most parents, I consider my biggest accomplishment raising two kind, compassionate and well-rounded daughters. I’m also very proud of a 16-year career in real estate and balancing this over the years with other commitments such as local politics, volunteering and community service.

Q: Finally, in one sentence, why should people come live here?

A: The clean, healthy, and safe lifestyle that is available to us in this beautiful area of British Columbia cannot be beat!!

 

Find out more about Lisa and view her current listings HERE.