An update on what is happening in the real estate markets across Canada and some highlights about the market in the Greater Vancouver area

DAY:   Sunday 11th September,  2016 

TIME:   1:00 to 5:00 PM

LOCATION:   Arbab Rostam Guiv Dar-e-Mehr,             

                         6900 Halifax Ave.  BURNABY, BC V5B 2R5

We thank ZSBC Board of Directors & Trustees of Arbab Rostam Guiv Dar e Mehr BC.


PROGRAM:   Please email  or call 604-544-8983, and confirm

attendance by Friday 26th AUGUST, 2016.


1:00 PM     Arrive and Register


1:30 PM     Presentation  by:    Mr. Andrew Peck  


                   Andrew Peck is President-Elect of CREA for 2016 having served on the Board of Directors for the past six years.  Andrew is a fourth-generation British Columbian who has spent his entire career as a REALTOR® in the Metro Vancouver area. First licensed in 1983, Andrew became a managing broker in 1987. In 1996, he merged several companies to form Royal Pacific Realty Group – serving Metro Vancouver. Andrew is now the broker owner, vice-president and general manager, overseeing over 1,200 licensed REALTORS® and a staff of 30. Since 2001, Andrew has been a part of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, first becoming a director, serving on task forces and committees, then vice-president in 2003 and president in 2004.  In 2007, Andrew was elected president of the BC Real Estate Association. Andrew enjoys assisting Boards with progressive governance, teaching leadership courses for CREA and mentoring YPN members.


Topic :  “An update on what is happening in the real estate markets across Canada and some highlights about the market in the Greater Vancouver area.”


2:30  to 2:45  PM   Q/A, Discussions


2:45  PM    Refreshments – Tea/Coffee         No charge for refreshments


3:15  PM     Presentation  by:  Mr.  Rob Gawthrop, CFP, CLU, EPC

Gawthrop Financial Group Inc.

Customplan Financial Advisors Inc.


Topic:   Important Financial and Life Lessons learned from

“The Richest Man In Babylon”


Taking some of the valuable lessons from the best-selling book “The Richest Man In Babylon” by George Clason, Rob will discuss and explain how the right knowledge, guidance and actions along with personal determination, can help you develop sound financial plans for your business, yourself and your family.


Rob will also explain the importance of systematic savings, asset accumulation, access to capital, minimizing taxation, protecting what you have, and leaving a legacy.


4:15  to 4:30  PM   Q/A, Discussions


4:30  PM     Vote of Thanks. Speaker appreciation.


4:45  PM     Future program announcements and speaker selections


5:00  PM     Adjourn meeting


Current Board members of WZCC Vancouver BC Chapter for 2016

Fariborz Rahnamoon  Chair

Homi Italia  Treasurer

Firdosh Mehta  Secretary & Program Coordinator

Perviz Madon

Percy Billimoria

Nevill Bhagat


Even if you cannot make it to the meeting, we would like your response to Firdosh Mehta by email:  or call 604-544-8983


Please let us know:

  1. Would you be willing to become a Member of this Chapter?
  2. Would you be willing to work on the board or a committee of this Chapter?


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Thank you for your interest in WZCC.

Firdosh Mehta

WZCC BC Chapter Secretary & Program Coordinator