This is Us

Tasha Cowie


As a real estate agent, her goals include helping as many people as possible realize their real estate dreams, whether finding the perfect lot to build their dream home or moving from a townhome to a larger detached single-family home.

Multiple real estate brokerages have recognized Tasha for her extraordinary commitment to the service she provides her clients. She is truly obsessed with all things real estate, from interior design to the functionality and livability of your home, to choosing the right investment property to cash flow. In addition, her personal experiences in renovation projects and flipping homes prove to be a huge asset in helping her clients find the right long-term home and see the potential.

She is a proud alumni of St. Michaels University School of Victoria, B.C., where she graduated before coming to the Okanagan to attend UBC-O for her Bachelor of Science in nursing. Tasha quickly learned that she had a passion for real estate and decided to shift to the Sauder School of Business, where she graduated in 2015. She is also a Certified Negotiation expert and has been awarded numerous awards for sales excellence, including Top 20 business producers. Tasha is also the proud mother of two young boys, Cole & Carson. She loves to visit her family, where she was raised in Salmon Arm and spends a lot of time with her family at H2O aquatic center, Gyro beach, Stuart park ice rink, and Blair pond park.

Art Bidlevskii


Art is a Realtor at Legacy Kelowna Real Estate Group with 7 Years of experience helping families relocate within Kelowna. Specializing in negotiations, Art uses that experience to help families move on to the following chapters while minimizing the many stress points a move can make.

Art immigrated from Ukraine as a child and has strong roots in the Russian-speaking community in Kelowna. In his early years, he starred in the WHL, becoming one of the youngest Captains in Prince George Cougars history and continuing onto a prosperous professional career spanning five years. A quick google search of his stats would show his frequent visits to the penalty box, although he proclaims that he is a "Lover, not a fighter."

Art loves to spend Sunday mornings on the golf course, Wednesday nights at Tonics enjoying wings and suds, and other free time with his spouse and two young boys at various parks and playgrounds around Kelowna.

By focusing on each client's needs, values, and timelines, Art has been able to put the experience of being involved in hundreds of real estate transactions to good use. Over the years, Art's strengths as a realtor have garnered recognition from his brokers for hitting major sales milestones. Art may spend his days at his downtown office or showing clients their future homes, but the relationships created during the transaction cycle truly get him out of bed in the morning.

Kristi Shortt


A West Coast native with Saskatchewan roots, real estate is in the family. Inspired by her dad, a successful Commercial Realtor, it was only natural for Kristi to join the industry. Spending the last 4 years in Kelowna, Kristi brings years of experience in fast paced roles and brings a unique skill set.

Whether it’s searching for the best property, or assisting the Legacy Team with the sale of a property, Kristi excels at the step-by-step process from start to finish; combining compassion, expertise and determination in order to ensure the team has what they need."

Her early career path led her to Real Estate, working as a part time assistant. She then quickly changed directions and moved into the wine industry, where she learned skills like effective business-to-business communications, critical thinking and managing a team. After 15 years in wine, and WSET Certification, she decided it was time for a change which led her back to real estate. With Kristi landing a position as the Legacy team’s assistant, she will have the opportunity to learn and grow.

Kristi loves spending time outdoors paddle boarding and skiing, enjoying live music, restaurants and spending time at wineries. She has enjoyed taking advantage of all that the Okanagan has to offer.