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Hello, my name is Ines Shanks, and I would love to be your personal assistant for your project. I specialize in interior design, staging, and organizing.

After growing up and living nearly 40 years in Austria (Europe), I moved in 2018 with my husband, Phil, who is originally from Victoria, and our daughter, Elena, to the beautiful and vibrant community of Sooke. I fell deeply in love with the harbourside village and was fascinated by the strength of the community and how much people care and help each other.

Helping people with their living situation and contributing a positive service to our community, inspired me to open my business, Simplify Interior. My background and education in interior design enhances my ability to see the potential in all spaces. 

I look forward to meeting you!



Ines Shans your personal assistant for staging, decluttering and downsizing

Ines Shanks



Ines was wonderful to work with! She took the time to listen to what I needed and provided different approaches to reach my goal.


There is nothing this woman can't accomplish. When Ines puts her mind to something, goals are met with exceeded expectations. She is incredibly solution orientated with a determination I have seen in no other. You want a job done, call Shanks.


RE/MAX Sooke

Almost anyone can use Ines's service, anyone needing to get organized, wanting to downsize or just getting ready to list and sell your home. It can be an overwhelming and challenging task. Having Ines there to walk you through the process makes it easier and less stressful. 

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