What Do You Look For in a Realtor?

Someone you trust? Someone who instills confidence? Someone who listens, is understanding, and has your priorities at heart? Someone with an in-depth understanding of the real estate market and your desired community? Someone who understands your values and purchase objectives and can help find a home according to these values? Someone who is available when you need them? Someone who is a good negotiator?

These are just some of the factors we look for when we choose a realtor to represent us in the sale or purchase of our home. I may be that person for you or someone you know!

When choosing an agent to represent you it’s important to make sure you have the right match. Each realtor is as unique as you are, and a good match ensures you and your agent are on the same page.  The purchase or sale of your home is one of the biggest financial and personal decisions you will ever make.   This is why I invite all potential clients to meet with me for an initial consultation to find out if I’m the agent for you.  If you decide we are not a good fit, I will gladly refer you to one of my colleagues.

Sellers, I can market your property so it appeals to the right people who will value it accordingly.

Buyers, I can help you find for a home that is ideal for your situation:

  Seeking Looking to Avoid
Young Families Child appropriate homes

Yards and gardens

Proximity to parks, playgrounds, schools & community centres

Mortgage assistance & financial reward

Heavy traffic

Proximity to pollutants & pollution sources

Green Homes

Energy efficiency

Proximity to transit, bike routes, parks, shopping & other amenities

Natural landscaping

Green technologies, design & restoration

Concrete yards

Proximity to pollutants & pollution sources

Vehicle dependent location

Collaborative Purchase

Homes that meet the needs of multiple stakeholders

Shared or communal space and resources

Simplicity to preserve relationship

Ability for easy resale at market rates


Difficult re-marketability

Differential needs fulfillment

Investment / Rental Properties

High CAP rate and low vacancy rates

Easy to manage

Solid long term investment

Latent value

High turnover

Complicated management

Negative cash flow


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