August Business Breakfast -Navigating the Property Market in BC

August Business Breakfast -Navigating the Property Market in BC

August 3, 2023
7:30 am - 9:00 am

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Consulate General of Ireland
1095 West Pender Street #1300,

On Thursday, 3 August, join the Consulate General of Ireland for their August Business Breakfast – ‘Navigating the Property Market in BC’.

Buying property is one of the most important purchases you can make in your lifetime. With property house prices soaring in Vancouver, affordability is top of mind in this decision.

Join us and hear from three leading experts in the field: Tadhg Egan – Barrister & Solicitor at Tegan Law Corporation, and Realtor with Kleaman Commercial Group (Re/Max Crest Realty); Sarah Hopkins – Licensed Realtor with Keith Roy & Associates at REMAX Select Realty; and Kimberly Lejarzo Coutts – Licensed Mortgage Broker with Dominion Lending Centres Inc.

These experts will help you understand the property market and help you make the right decision in regards to savings, navigating the sales process, and accessing credit.

As this will be a hybrid event, we are delighted to be able to welcome guests to attend the Consulate General of Ireland in person. However, tickets will be at a limited capacity and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

At our business breakfast events we invite people to introduce themselves, whether you’re a newcomer to Vancouver, a job-seeker, or just new to the Irish community. This is also an opportunity for our Irish community organisations to provide an update on their upcoming activities or introduce their organisation to the gathered attendees. Please fill out the related section in the form to avail of this opportunity. Make sure to include your current industry or the community group you represent in the “company” section of the form if applicable.

Speaker Bios

Tadhg Egan Tadhg is both a real estate lawyer and a realtor specializing principally in commercial real estate as well as all residential matters. Tadhg’s legal practice is mostly focused on real estate, commercial lending and general business law matters. Tadhg came to Vancouver in 2011 having qualified as a solicitor in Ireland in 2009. While not working, Tadhg is probably involved in GAA matters with the ISSC Vancouver GAA Club where he is the current Chairperson.

Sarah Hopkins Sarah is a licensed Realtor who is passionate about helping buyers and sellers achieve their real estate goals. Having been trained as an elementary school teacher, Sarah is also skilled in educating people and has a natural ability to explain complex concepts in an easy-to-understand manner. Originally from Galway, Sarah made her way to Canada in 2016. Having gone through the process of settling in a new country and buying and selling property for herself, Sarah is uniquely positioned to help others, from Ireland and beyond, get their foot in the door and start to build their own real estate profile and make the Lower Mainland their home too. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, a seasoned investor or simply looking to make a change, Sarah’s dedication, knowledge and professionalism will ensure a smooth and successful transaction. When not doing real estate, you will usually find sarah hiking in the wilderness.

Kimberly Coutts Kimberly is a dedicated top performer in every aspect of her life. She became a Licensed Mortgage Broker in 2015, combining her passion for real estate and helping others. With 15+ years of business development experience in the hospitality and luxury events industry she’s honed her client relationship skills. Kimberly now uses the same client-centric approach in her mortgage business. Born and raised in Winnipeg, she’s a true prairie girl at heart who left for her love of travel and living abroad. Since 2001, Vancouver has been home. She lives in the heart of Vancouver with her husband, Darren and two young boys, Logan & Hudson. On the weekends they love to hike on the North Shore, explore the many beaches in the area and spend time with friends. As The Mortgage Maven she’s committed to finding you the perfect financing for your home!

We look forward to welcoming you to the Consulate.

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