Margaret & Associates


While my knowledge and experience in the industry are just some of the key aspects of my success over the years, my true passion is working with and getting to know each and every one of my clients—getting to know their story and going above & beyond in helping them succeed with one of the most important assets in their life.


Everyone has something to give and every act of generosity counts.

As a Realtor, it’s a privilege to serve my community and over the years I have been honoured to support and give back through the following organizations:

Giving Tuesday:
The Shoebox Project:
London Health Sciences Foundation:
Canuck Place Children's Hospice:
BC Cancer:
Gutsy Walk for Crohn's and Colitis:

I am especially grateful to help every year with the Christmas Shoebox Project in support of the local women & children shelter which is a cause near and dear to my heart. I have been heading up the initiative of the Annual Christmas Shoebox Project in support of our local women & children shelter, The Azure Place under the Ministry of WINGS (Women in Need of Gaining Strength) for the past several years. With every box we create, it’s not just the products & gifts we are sending to them, we are also sending all our thoughts, love, care, support & encouragement to the person who receives it.


Throughout my real estate career, I've been fortunate to receive recognition for my dedicated efforts and consistently strived to achieve even more.

2024 - Master Medallion Award
2018 to present - Dexter Realty Top Sales Achievement Award
2019 to 2023 - Medallion Club Member in Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver
2007 to Present -  Dexter Realty Elite Award
Brian Thompson Award

In addition to my real estate endeavours, I am deeply committed to my Toastmasters journey. I recently attained the Advanced Gold Communicator Award, marking a significant milestone in my communication skills development. Serving as the President of the Deltones Toastmasters Club and later assuming the roles of Past President and Area Director in 2019 has not only allowed me to contribute to my community but also facilitated continuous growth in my public speaking and leadership capabilities. I aspire to leverage these skills to mentor and coach aspiring real estate professionals in the future.


I bring more than dedication and devotion to my clients—I bring the education and expertise to ensure our clients are always covered.

Margaret graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Commerce, and from there went on to hone her applied skills at the Tom Hopkins Top Sales Academy. Dedicated to a career in real estate, Margaret completed Strategic Coach Entrepreneurial Training with Dan Sullivan, A Luxury Real Estate Marketing Seminar, and the ‘20% That’s Out There’ seminar with Gerry Halstrom. Always working to stay on top of her game, she’s also completed the ‘Real Estate Investor Seminar,’ attended the Richard Robbins International Sales Training Academy, and honed her marketing skills with ‘Keep it Simple Social Media’ bootcamp. Not to mention keeping her professional education up to date with the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver and attending Greater Vancouver Real Estate Conferences.


My life passion is learning and sharing knowledge; I truly believe that's the only way to empower and uplift another through this journey in life. After being in the Real Estate industry for over 2 decades, it's an incredible honour that I can share my knowledge and experience with others. I will begin teaching real estate at Langara Vancouver College soon and I am excited to share my knowledge with the next generation. 




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Who We Support - Our Families, Our Colleagues & Our Communities!

How Margaret Gives Back !

When it comes to my chosen charities, I pick those near and dear to to both my families: my immediate family and my work family at Dexter Realty.

Donating to Delta Hospital  - My Choice for Personal Family 

For my family of four, there’s little more important than supporting the hospital that saved my son’s life.

Having encountered no food allergies or issues with my oldest daughter, I’d been pretty confident about introducing my son to different foods. When he was 10 months old, I gave him a tiny bit of peanut butter mixed with solid food.  Unlike his older sister, however, his response to peanut butter was terrible. He suffered a terrible anaphylactic allergic reaction. With his face turning blue, I called the hospital and rushed him to emergency. Delta hospital knew we were on our way and they’d clearly prepared for us. Only a couple of minutes after arriving, my baby boy was on a hospital bed, being attended by nurses and a pediatrician. They performed all the necessary tests and administered appropriate medication—they even took care of me, giving me a chair and some food. 

Their quick reaction and preparedness saved my son's life that day. 

And that’s not the only time they’ve helped my family. My son had another incident, when he was severely ill with a persistent high fever that just won't break. Once again, the medical team at Delta Hospital took great care of him.  They checked everything, took x-rays of his lungs, and even gave him juice and snacks, which kept him comforted throughout their testing.

I couldn’t be more grateful to the hospital’s incredible team, and I love being able to show my appreciation for their efforts.

Ride To Conqure Cancer - My Choice for My Work Family

Dexter has been my work family for the last 15 years and I can’t imagine wanting to be anywhere else. Before finding Dexter, I felt like I was simply drifting from job to job, unable to settle into any one role or be inspired to transform that job into a real, meaningful career.

Then I found Dexter.

David Peerless and all the wonderful agents welcomed me, took me under their wings, and helped me find my feet. David mentored me, offering support and guidance whenever I faltered. It can’t have been easy, helping someone so young enter the real estate market in a position to succeed—but they never complained. And suddenly there I am, in my early twenties, building a career as a realtor.

Through Dexter I found my husband (or perhaps we should say, he found me), and I learned the importance of giving back to the community. Dexter sets a high standard for charity work, and I’ve wanted to be part of continuing that work.

One of Dexter’s primary charities is the Ride to Conquer Cancer.

The managing brokers, especially David Peerless, and lots of Dexter’s agents pull out their bikes and ride in support—and many others donate funds to support those riding. It’s just such a worthy cause. If you haven’t lost an immediate friend or family to cancer, odds are you know someone who has.

While I’m not riding this year, I am supporting a friend and colleague who is: Marilou Appleby.

One of the nicest people you could ever hope to work alongside, Marilou has supported me from the start. From my first, early days at Dexter, I’ve been in awe of this professional, caring, kind, and just absolutely classy woman. In truth, she’s been an inspiration—a role model—and she’s always had my back. When I was out of town on a training conference one of my clients found their dream house and Marilou might not be an official teammate, but she was there for me. She went above and beyond, helping my client prepare and present an offer in the midst of an intense multiple offer situation—and of course that client had the winning offer.

It is always my pleasure to help and support Marilou and everyone at Dexter Realty in anyway I can.

We LOVE our families, our friends and our communities !

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