Author Archives: IMBY

Melba Toast, Robots, and Real Estate: An Interview with David Goodison

David Goodison

Despite what his sharp, self-deprecating sense of humor will tell you, David Goodison is a clever, compassionate, and engaged individual. Although he might disagree. “I was once described as Melba Toast,” he quips at the beginning of our interview when asked to share a few words about himself, “I’m very vanilla.” Obviously humble, David’s career […]

An Introduction to Real Estate Investment Jargon

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If you are serious about becoming a real estate investor, you are going to have to learn to walk the walk and talk the talk.  Like most industries, real estate has developed a specialized language – complete with acronyms, expressions, technical terms and idioms all its own.  Even seasoned professionals must work to keep up […]

A Creative Way to Invest In Your Own Backyard: An Interview with Jasalyn Thorne

As a professional artist, Jasalyn Thorne very often has her eye on the beautiful and the sublime. Thorne has worked as a professional photographer in the Vancouver market for the past 15 years, capturing irreplaceable moments for individuals, corporations, families and wedding parties. In recent years, her business has expanded to include product photography and […]

James Komenda Discusses Investing With IMBY, Without Having to Sacrifice

James Komenda

James Komenda knows how to get business done. He is the former VP of Sales for BuildDirect.com, the founder and former CEO of a local startup in Vancouver called FreeSpace, and most recently the founder of a new startup in Vancouver. His drive and dedication don’t stop when he leaves the office for the day. […]

Market Peaks and Okanagan Valleys: Andrew Gaucher Discusses a Strengthening Kelowna Market

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Andrew Gaucher is a local legend of sorts in the Kelowna real estate scene. When you look at his resume, it quickly becomes clear why. He (somehow) splits his nine-to-five between being the VP of the McKinley Beach community, the founder and president of Catalyst Land Development, and the GM of G Group Land Development. […]