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Dan St. Yves

Dan St. Yves
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Humour columnist and author Dan St. Yves was licensed with Royal LePage Kelowna for 11 years. Check out his website at danstyves.com.

Handyman chronicles, Episode VII

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My glaring inability to have any natural abilities with arts and crafts translates into even less skill sets when applied to home repair.

Dropping those nasty COVID-15s

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I hope that many of you and your families have only been affected by one of the less worrisome affectations – COVID-15. That’s the common term adopted for gaining all that extra weight while staying home.

Dan St. Yves: Modern recreational listings

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As we are smack-dab into cottage and cabin season, I thought I might offer up a few feature sheet lines, or ad copy for newer recreational property listings.

Dan’s Isolation Journal

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Well, turns out I need to self-isolate for 14 days? Piece of cake! I’ve got plenty of groceries, dozens of TV channels and a loooong list of things to do around the house – seriously, a total piece of cake!

For the moment, a change of pace

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It’s a pretty sure bet that as I sit down to write this month’s column, the COVID-19 pandemic will still be affecting our daily lives by the time this feature is shared with you. It seemed insensitive or somewhat tone-deaf to simply put forward the usual submission I provide and ignore that reality.

Dan St. Yves: Calls the property manager doesn’t want to hear

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Sometimes awesome, sometimes less so, the property manager is likely the front line for resident conflict resolution.

Dan St. Yves: Movie quotes for real estate situations

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I wondered what if a real estate transaction was so memorable that a movie quote could have originated in that particular moment? Here are a few classic lines reworked into some common situations for sales reps.

Dan St. Yves: If these walls could talk

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What if new listings could talk, as potential purchasers ambled around perusing the property? Would we encourage those walls, or would we muzzle them?

A (real estate) Christmas carol

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Ebenezer had picked up the nickname after a famous cartoon duck, as he also was known for decidedly deep pockets from his wide-ranging real estate empire.

Dan St. Yves: A winter sleigh ride

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Something I had always wanted to do around this time of year was surprise my wife by taking her out on a traditional, seasonal sleigh ride.