About Us

Nina Margiottiello


Nina Margiottiello grew up in a family of industry leaders who focused their expertise on architecture, mortgage lending and building projects, so it's no surprise that Nina's career in real estate unfolded so naturally. Her attention to detail & ability to connect with people is the reason she is a recognized Master Medallion Club Member, which honours the top 5% of Realtors in Greater Vancouver for over a decade. 

 Collaborating with long-time business partner, Alex Wong, Managing Broker, Andrew Carros, and fellow Diamond Club status Pete Raab gives this team “Living Collective” the opportunity to offer their clients a combined 50plus year experience and knowledge that is simply like no other. They have an extensive knowledge of all forms of residential real estate which begun in their own personal experiences of owning condos, detached homes, recreational properties, short term rentals, as well as building laneways and flipping properties. They have you covered in every aspect of property ownership. Living Collective also has Project Marketing under their belt, marketing presales from the ground up.

Outside of real estate & interior design Nina, her husband, & her daughter love spending time together travelling, exploring in nature &  cooking up dinners for friends & family. Passionate about old school cars and motorbikes Nina is often seen cruising the beautiful Sea to Sky corridor. Half Italian and half Mexican she speaks both Italian and Spanish.


Alex Wong 

unspecified 2Alex Wong has spent the last 16 years specializing in the Vancouver West Side, Downtown, Richmond, and Burnaby markets.  He was raised in a family of Realtors, and and spent years developing web solutions geared towards the Real Estate Industry.  Alex’s background offers a wide breadth of knowledge and an impeccable level of service that continues to earn him the respect of his appreciative clients.   Fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese, Alex helps bridge the gap between his local and International clients.

From day one, Alex’s objective has always been to do what is best for his clients, with total and unbiased honesty and integrity.  His positive and straightforward approach attracts clients of the same values, and he describes them as “the nicest people in the world”.  He continues to build on this reputation with his superior negotiating skills, and proven marketing expertise.

In his personal life, Alex is passionate about food, family, and friends.  He is always surrounded by one of these, and there is usually a lot of laughing going on.  He works hard at balancing his time between work, friends, wife, two daughers and dog.  Often times, he mixes them together for the best results.



Andrew Carros Personal Real Estate Corporation

AndrewBorn and raised in Vancouver, Andrew Carros has since gone on to become one of the city’s premier Realtors®, whose opinion and experience is held in as high a regard by his clients as it is by his fellow Realtors®. 

Licensed since 2003, Andrew joined forces with his father, Greg, to create the Carros Group. In aligning themselves with Engel and Völkers they created one of Vancouver’s most dynamic Real Estate offices in the heart of Yaletown. Andrew is not only an award winning Sales Advisor but also the Associate Broker for the Engel & Völkers Vancouver office. This further enhances an already impressive resume as well as his ability to best represent his clients. 

Andrew’s forte is in his inherent ability to instil confidence in both his clients and colleagues. He has a market knowledge that is unparalleled in the city and in combining this with a distinct ability to read and assess each situation on it’s own merit, Andrew can offer a seamless Real Estate expertise from beginning to end. 

On a personal level, Andrew lives in the Trout Lake area of East Vancouver and is married with two beautiful children ( plus Daisy the Doodle) Andrew loves spending time with his family on the sports fields and volunteering whenever possible in the community, currently as the Vice President of Trout Lake Little League.




Peter Raab Personal Real Estate Corporation


A top producing agent since 2005 and since 2008, Peter has held a consistent place in the Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board's prestigious MLS Medallion Club, which recognizes the industry's top 10%. In 2017 he was ranked #14 by Engel & Völkers North America in transactions.

After after over 14 years of success in the business Peter still loves what he does and it shows. Whether working with Buyers to purchase their first home, selling a studio or multi-million dollar properties; Peter gives the energy and expertise needed for an exceptional outcome.

Being strategically aligned with Engel & Völkers Vancouver allows him to have a luxury brand backing him and a full, in-house marketing team to make are his listings stand above all the rest.

Peter is an expert in buying and selling in Vancouver’s Olympic Village, having bought and sold for numerous clients since 2010.