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Mon Nov 07, 2016
Very professional team. Their marketing generated lots of visits with a successful sale within 4 months of listing!
- Roger, Ottawa-
Tim Findlay was Excellent
Mon Nov 07, 2016
My agent Tim Findlay was excellent. He kept me informed of all the viewings and feedback and was a great help in the sale process. I can't say enough about his professionalism and is a definite asset to Paul Rushforth Real Estate. I would not hesitate to recommend Paul Rushforth Real Estate to family and friends.
- Denise, Ottawa
Lisa Was Phenomenal
Wed Nov 02, 2016
Lisa was phenomenal. It has been difficult in the past sometimes to work with Ottawa service providers from across the country but not this time. Lisa was straightforward, to the point and effective. Five stars indeed!
Thu Oct 27, 2016
An extremely professional organization. Right from the first contact the team was there to answer questions and make recommendations. Best thing was the house sold after 2 weeks on the market!
- Curtis, Ottawa
Kevin Was Very Professional
Tue Oct 25, 2016
My real estate agent Kevin Janega was very professional and always kept me updated. Will definetely refer Paul Rushforth Real Estate!
I will definitely be recommending Eric to friends, family, clients, and co-workers.
Thu Oct 20, 2016
I was extremely satisfied with the service that Eric Vezina at Paul Rushforth provided! He was very accommodating with his time, walked us through the process step by step, and made the purchase of my first home very smooth and stress free. I will definitely be recommending Eric to friends, family, clients, and co-workers.
We Sold in 2 Weeks!
Mon Sep 19, 2016
After a long struggle to sell my property through other avenues, I enlisted the help of Dora Bejaoui at Paul Rushforth Real Estate. She was efficient, knowledgeable and went to work very quickly to get my place sold. We sold in 2 weeks and I couldnt be happier with the service that was provided to me. I appreciate that Dora went the extra mile to provide me with all the information I needed to price the property right, and get it ready for viewings. I definitely recommend Paul Rushforth Real Estate as well as endorse Dora for her great job on getting my place sold!
- Sarah, Ottawa
Thank you Ryan!
Thu Sep 15, 2016
Selling our house was this time easier than the two other times we had tried. The Paul Rushforth team was excellent and always gave back feedback and was able to get our home sold within two months. Thank you very much!!!
Our Agent Was Amazing
Tue Sep 13, 2016
Penny, our agent, provided an amazing service throughout the process. Issues were adressed quickly and all the details taken car of so efficiently. Thank you!
Our Experience Was Excellent
Mon Sep 12, 2016
We found that our experience with Lisa was excellent, she was very prompt and quick to meet our expectations. No complaints at all, we will recommend Paul Rushforth to friends and will use Lisa for any future real estate requirements.
Keep doing awesome work!
Mon Apr 04, 2016
I honestly can say I don't know what we would have done without James as our agent. He was there every step of the way to help secure a place to call home for my family. im just so grateful that we chose you guys to give us the peace of mind we needed. Life can be very stressful at times and you guys helped take that stress away. So our family sends a big hug out to everyone at Paul Rushforth Real Estate.......keep doing awesome work!!!
Leigh Brown & family
Very Helpful and Caring
Mon Mar 21, 2016
The team did it's best to get my home sold for the best price . Very helpful and caring.
Thank you for making this stressful and difficult process understandable and manageable.
Fri Mar 18, 2016
We contacted Paul Rushforth Real Estate because we were selling a large country property and wanted the best chance of getting it sold quickly. I had been transferred for work so we had many mixed feelings about the move. From our first meeting, Kevin Janega worked hard at addressing our questions and concerns, while managing our expectations. He was always quick to reply to email and was great at picking up the phone to ensure understanding. In reviewing comparables with him, we were worried our house to remain on the market for a long period. However, we are thrilled to say that it sold the day before it was due to be posted on MLS as someone had seen the Rushforth sign! As Kevin said, "It doesn't get any easier than that." ! I would not hesitate to recommend Kevin and the Rushforth team. Thank you for making this stressful and difficult process understandable and manageable.
He worked tirelessly to sell our condominium
Thu Mar 10, 2016
Kevin Janega represents Paul Rushforth Real Estate in a very professional manner. He always had our best interests at heart and treated us with the utmost of respect as he worked tirelessly to sell our condominium. We would highly recommend him to our family and friends.
Very Sincerely, Paulette & Hubert Frenken
I also felt a warmth of her understanding
Mon Mar 07, 2016
I interviewed 6 real estate agents some of whom were asking a smaller fee. Dora Bejaoui's initial presentation was comprehensive and impressive as she outlined the prices of homes in our area and shared her track record of sales. I also felt a warmth of her understanding of how stressful it was to move houses after 30 years. I was not disappointed. She helped us with staging our house and in one week sold our house at top price and found us an afforadable bungalow in the area we wanted. Thank you Dora!
Everything went very smooth
Thu Feb 25, 2016
Everything went very smooth. Kevin Janega was personable and professional. the staff was always helpful on the phone. not a worry.
Lisa got the job done in 1month
Wed Feb 24, 2016
The Rushforth Team, especially Lisa Boutilier, did a great job of selling our house. When a previous broker was unable to sell in 3 months, Lisa got the job done in 1month ! They are the best, and we highly recommend them.
Hands down the best real estate agent I have ever met
Mon Feb 15, 2016
Penny was hands down the best real estate agent I have ever met! You are so lucky to have her on your team!!
Regards, Colleen Flanigan
Home sold 4 days after hitting the market
Tue Feb 09, 2016
James was great and home sold 4 days after hitting the market. Nothing but positive to say.
Thanks to the exposure it received on a multiple number of websites
Sat Feb 06, 2016
Thank you for being patient and supportive and answering all of our questions. I am happy that the house sold fairly rapidly thanks to the exposure it received on a multiple number of web sites and other media. It was a pleasure working with you Lisa.
All the best, Andree & David
MLS on Monday, Sold on Wednesday
Mon Feb 01, 2016
An incredible experience made possible by Dora, an amazing agent! It went like this: MLS on Monday, 7 showings on Tuesday and 4 offers on Wednesday--SOLD the same day. It was that easy! Thank you Paul Rushforth Real Estate, I'd recommend you to anyone.
It's truly a perfect outcome.
Thu Jan 21, 2016
Honestly the combination of service excellence mixed with a bit of luck. My purchase and super fast sale (less than 4 days) made the normally stressful situation a fun and exciting one. I could not have asked for better care and support during such a large life changing event. My agent was able to help me achieve my dream of a new "amazing" home without sacrificing any of my requirements for purchase or sale.
Very knowledgeable, professional and personable
Tue Jan 12, 2016
Purchased our house with Paul Rushforth. Tammy our agent was great, very knowledgeable, professional and personable. Free boxes and truck were a real bonus. Definitely recommend.
Professional & Experienced
Thu Dec 31, 2015
My agent, Lisa Boutilier was professional, experienced and ensured that my interests were front and centre in all negotiations.
Highly recommend Kevin
Fri Dec 18, 2015
Working with Kevin Janega and Paul Rushforth Real Estate has been an absolute great experience. Highly recommend Kevin based on his sales experience and how closely he worked with us. If I could give him 6 stars I would.
Jason and Sarah
By far your services were of the highest quality...
Thu Nov 12, 2015
Thank you and everyone at Paul Rushforth for the new home wishes and the flower arrangement. I cannot express how pleased I was working with you and your team. By far your services were of the highest quality and I have with all honesty never experienced customer service to your level. Everything is working out very well with the place on Enfield and I am happy to be downtown again. So long as I am in the Capital region you have a customer for life and I look forward to your experience and assistance when I eventually go to sell my place.
A Top Notch Team
Thu Nov 12, 2015
Michelle and I would like to thank yourself and the whole Paul Rushforth team for helping us purchase our beautiful home. Secondly thank you for helping us sell our home in only 2 weeks Even though we didn’t need it the guaranteed purchase of our home by your team was a huge load off our shoulders during the process. This couldn’t have been an easier and stress free process. The moving truck was a very nice bonus little things that make a big difference. A top notch team and would recommend Paul Rushforth Real Estate in a heartbeat. Thanks again.
M J Goulet
You are far and away the best most professional and genuine Real Estate Team we have ever met
Thu Nov 12, 2015
Paul I just wanted to thank you and the team for an outstanding job in selling our second house in 2 years. From the minute my wife and I met Brian Eustace we knew right away that we were going to be well represented and well taken care of as both sellers and buyers. Brian immediately understood our needs gave us outstanding advice on how to prepare for buying and selling and enacted the perfect strategies that resulted in a sale for FULL PRICE the day before hitting the market and a purchase of our dream home that we absolutely loved at the price we wanted. Throughout the process he made everything look so easy and helped make the transition as seamless as you could ever expect....unfortunately we only got to enjoy our dream home for 1 year as I had recently found out I was posted to another city and needed to have a VERY quick move as I was already starting the new job before the house went to market. I knew from our last real estate experience that the only person I would ever call was going to be Brian without question. Once again excellent experience from start to finish with a house sold within 4 days all while having to bounce back and forth between cities. It was only because of Brians efforts above and beyond expectations that again things went so smoothly. Paul thank you very much from our family thank you for the extra special touches such as your personal phone call to us to the flower arrangement the cards and attention to make us always feel like we were your only clients even though we know for a fact that you and the team are probably the busiest and most successful agents on the planet which is all very well deserved.
Fabulous to Deal With
Tue Oct 13, 2015
Dora Bejaoui is our agent and she is fabulous to deal with. We bought a condo after seeing two and then put our house up for sale and within 7 days listed on MLS it was sold. We thank Dora and we are very happy to have delt with Paul Rushforth Real Estate.
J & M Mainville
Wed Oct 07, 2015
Very positive experience. Agent was very knowledgeable, human and respectful to me. He suggested options to me and answwered my questions and always returned my calls when unavailableé will not hesitate to use Paul Rushforth Real Estate in the future, if I need it. Thanks very much!
I could not have asked for better representation
Mon Sep 14, 2015
Tammy Dopson did a wonderful job in difficult and sometimes frustrating circumstances, maintaining her professionalism and, thankfully, sense of humour. I could not have asked for better representation.
G. Allan, Ottawa
Our agent Penny has worked hard on our house sale
Tue Sep 08, 2015
Our agent Penny has worked hard on our house sale which is now complete. Her many quality recommendations including trusted contractors to prepare our home was extremely helpful and added to its appeal.
He made home buying stress free and fun
Mon Sep 07, 2015
Corey Olsen goes above and beyond. Always available, always there to help you along the way. He took the stress out of home buying and made it stress free and fun. Cheers to hiring great team members.
Penny Went Above and Beyond
Mon Sep 07, 2015
Our real estate agent went above and beyond to help my mother with the sale of her house. When she decided to sell my husband and I told her about the great service that we had and nothing has changed.
A pleasure to work with
Thu Sep 03, 2015
Working with Cedric Gauthier so far has been great! A very responsive, detailed realtor who puts the needs of his client first. A pleasure to work with.
We would, without hesitation, recommend this Team to anyone thinking of selling or buying
Wed Sep 02, 2015
5 Stars to the Paul Rushforth Team. From Sales to Office Support first class service, very thorough, professional and most importantly sold our Home within two weeks at 99% of our desired price. We would, without hesitation, recommend this Team to anyone thinking of selling or buying
Guy and Melinda Lefebvre
Quick, no nonsense, sold in 2 days in a slow market.
Mon Aug 31, 2015
Quick, no nonsense, sold in 2 days in a slow market.
JC & Daniella
Lisa is Fantastic & Very Professional
Wed Aug 26, 2015
Fantastic, Lisa is fantastic and very professional. Plus has a great sense of humor. Also was very responsive to our needs and gave a very fast turnaround time for questions and answers. She also worked well on our behalf and advised on contractor, inspector, movers etc. My experience with Paul Rushforth has been very rewarding and I would recommend them (and have recommended them) to anyone I know buying or selling a home. Debbie
Our agent was phenomenal!
Wed Aug 26, 2015
Our agent Lisa was phenomenal!! She explained everything very clearly at the beginning of the process and kept in constant contact with us throughout the process of selling our home. She kept contact with interested parties and always gave us feedback. The office staff at Paul Rushforth was always polite and did everything they could to accommodate our needs as well as potential buyers. We would highly recommend Lisa Boutillier and Paul Rushforth Real Estate to anyone looking to sell their home!!
Alexis was phenomenal
Mon Aug 24, 2015
Alexis Raymond was a phenomenal real estate agent to work with. He provided strong professionalism and dedication to all of our service needs.
We Sold in 2 Weeks
Thu Aug 13, 2015
We were on the market for a day when we had our first showing. Then just after 2 weeks we had the offer that sold our house.
Excellent, Courteous, Efficient Service
Mon Aug 10, 2015
Excellent, courteous, efficient service by Alec Schneider. We were in a hurry to purchase and he met our time frame, every step of the process. Very satisfied!
Corey always took the time to answer all my questions
Fri Aug 07, 2015
I just wanted to thank you and your team for all your help in selling my first house.
Corey always took the time to answer all my questions and explain all the nitty gritty, drive me around and answer my million emails and texts. Your office team was courteous, kind and prompt, and the personal call from yourself and Corey's backup was nice. The stager was so much fun- I learned so much from her, and I think she helped sell my place quickly and for the best value. The moving truck and flower delivery were icing on the cake. What a great experience! I'll be sure to recommend Corey and your team to my friends and family.
Cheers! and have a great summer,
Tammy made what could have been a long, drawn-out process - quick, painless, and convenient.
Tue Jul 21, 2015
We didn't have high expectations to sell our home in the Ottawa Valley in the fall of 2014 - the doom and gloom forecast of slowing markets and economies made it unlikely to make a quick sale, we thought. Nevertheless, based on others recommendations, I requested market information from the Paul Rushforth Agency, thinking at the least we could perhaps prepare the house for better presentation when we did decide to put it on the market in the spring of 2015
After being matched with Tammy Dopson as the most appropriate agent for both our home (and our personalities), it became clear that the initial phone calls and questionnaires from the agency did indeed have a purpose and were a very productive tool to get the fastest results possible. Tammy was professional from the start and wasn't afraid to lay it on the line when it came to being realistic about the markets, the state of our house, and the price; it was very easy to work with her and clear, transparent communication was top-notch, something we very much appreciated, especially with an infant and toddler in the house.
The end result? Despite our house being under renovation and a true horror show for showings both inside and out in November 2014, the house sold to the second family to walk through before it even made it onto the public market. It was a great way to enter the Christmas season - what a huge relief!
Tammy made what could have been a long, drawn-out process - every family's nightmare vision of selling their house - quick, painless, and convenient. We didn't have to endure endless open houses (and the necessity of the constant cleaning required in the event of a private showing), price reductions because there was no interest, and the stressful wondering of 'what if the house doesn't sell?' that can eat away at a person. She got the market price right from the start, and carefully screened interested parties so that tours were productive for everyone and not just a means of people getting to see the inside of your house, thereby preserving our need for privacy as much as she could.
The bottom line is that we've moved (and been moved) several times around the country, and this was the easiest sale process we've ever experienced. If we ever decide to move again, we'll go back to the Paul Rushforth Agency, no questions asked. (The free moving truck is also a nice touch, by the way.)
Thanks for all your help!
Thanks for the great experience Tammy!
Wed Jul 08, 2015
Hey Paul Rushforth Real Estate! Tammy Dopson is a great asset. She's professional, knowledable and has a wicked sense of humour. Tammy made me feel comfortable through the whole buying experience. She patiently answered all my questions and expertly guided me through the entire process. Tammy even gave me great contacts for painting, carpet installation and foundation repair work. I will definitely use her for my next real estate transaction and will highly recommend her to all my friends and contacts. Thanks for the great experience Tammy!
Thu Jul 02, 2015
This was my first experience purchasing a home and I dealt with Stephen Cooper and Kevin Janega. I was very impressed with their professionalism and their honesty. They both made me comfortable. Kevin was very knowledgeable and answered all my questions in detail. Steve was very patient and guided me through the process with professionalism and a smile. My only challenge with this transaction was an oversight by the lawyer. That being said, as soon as this was brought to the attention of Steve and Kevin, they immediately rectified the problem and once again put my mind at ease. I would highly recommend Paul Rushforth's company to any of my friends and colleagues and will definitely look to Steve and Kevin in the future when I am ready to move to a new home. Thank you both for your patience and hard work. I am now a proud owner of my first home!
Sincerely, E. Clements
Made me experienced what an excellent and professional agent should be
Sat Jun 13, 2015
Corey made me experienced what an excellent and professional agent should be. Very accommodating with our needs, answers all our questions and shows concerns in our financial limitations. You guys did not stop reminding me that you're right there waiting to help us find our humble home. Thanks a lot to the Paul Rushforth team.
I'm a raving fan of the Rushforth Team!
Thu Jun 04, 2015
I'm a raving fan of the Rushforth Team! From list to sale it's been a fabulous experience. Penny Kaszas walked me through the process, shared her knowledge, experience and provided guidance every step of the way. Her nightly updates were invaluable as I was "in the know" the entire time. Thank you to Penny and everyone on the Rushforth Team for your professionalism and support over the past 18 days. From list to sale, you're simply the best!
Our home sold after 1 week!
Mon Jun 01, 2015
We needed to sell our quickly and Penny came to the rescue! Within the first week we had multiple showings and after one week on the market we were given an offer on our home and it sold! Thanks to Penny and all her hard work!
It was clear the whole time that he was working for us.
Mon May 25, 2015
Our Realtor, James Daly, was great. It was clear the whole time that he was working for us. He was very accessible and clearly worked hard to sell our home. We had over 50 showings in 2 months so the whole process was stressful. James helped us out a lot. The office staff was also fantastic. They too worked hard to help us sell our home. Our home was unique and required the right buyer. We knew we had to be patient. It became clear to us that people other than our Realtor thought that the only answer as to why our home wasn't selling was price. We decided not to lower by that much and sold a week later and a price we felt better about.
Diligent, forthright and extremely professional
Thu May 21, 2015
Diligent, forthright and extremely professional is how I would describe Kevin. He took a no nonsense approach and gave us his honest opinion which was welcoming. He delivered, which was the most important thing. No problems recommending Kevin and the Paul Rushforth team to anyone who is in the market of selling their home. Thanks Kai and Reinhild
Our experience with Lisa was fantastic!
Mon May 18, 2015
Our experience with Lisa was fantastic! She walked us through the process, answered all our (many!) questions and sold our house within 2 weeks- for more than what we had expected. Really, we couldn't have asked for more.
Our Home Sold Quickly
Mon May 11, 2015
We wanted to tell you about our great experience with one of your agents.
From the first contact, Cedrick was energetic, prompt, and easy to communicate with. He returned emails and phone calls quickly and never did we feel like we were asking too many questions. Our home sold quickly in no small part to his efforts.
Thanks again for sending us one of your more valued agents.
We like the feel of the company, many team members who specialized in a specific area. This way they are the best in their respected field.
We are pleased to hear about their complimentary moving truck service. We will surely take advantage of this.
-Ray & Chantal
Alec was there to guide me though the process
Fri Feb 27, 2015
In respect to my personal agent Alec Schneider, I appreciated his straight forward approach to answering my questions and providing advice where required. At every aspect of the selling process to closure of the sale of my house, Alec was there to guide me though the process and provide advice on how to close the deal. It was very much appreciated.
G. Klausmann, Ottawa
We couldn't have survived this experience without her support
Thu Nov 13, 2014
Lisa Boutilier is an incredible agent and she dealt with all my last minute requests promptly and without judgement. We couldn't have survived this experience without her support.
Mon Nov 10, 2014
James is very friendly,professional and outgoing. He is genuinely interested in helping you with the sale/purchase of your house and makes the process easy and as stress free as possible from his end. We are currently using him again to sell a 2nd property and have recommended him to a friend also.
Paul stepped up and bought our home
Mon Oct 27, 2014
We were in a real time crunch to sell our property aswell as find a new one. Our very busy lives meant that we had little time to see new properties and sell our own. Our agent Penny Kaszas was very diligent and was able to set up multiple showings for us all in the same day so we could make good use of our time. This led to us making an informed choice about what we really wanted in a home. From start to finish we were very well taken care of by the Paul Rushforth team. Our house was quickly sold and we had decided on a new one within three weeks. The whole process was made smooth by knowledgeable staff who guided us through the whole process. In the end Paul Rushforth came through and bought our home with little or no hassle. Just want to recommend the Rushforth team to anybody looking to buy or sell, thanks a lot.
Meghan and Robert Strachan
Hire Paul Rushforth Real Estate, you will not regret it
Fri Oct 10, 2014
“After 50 days and getting very little activity with our old agent, we switched to Paul Rushforth Real Estate. I called in and Stephen put my wife and I in touch with Kevin Janega within 20 minutes. Right from the beginning we knew that Kevin was the right guy to sell our house and after being relisted on MLS, 4 days later we had an offer at our asking price. If you’re thinking of using a discount broker, think again. Hire Paul Rushforth Real Estate, you will not regret it.”
Mark and Kim Watson
We've Already Told All Our Friends and Family!
Tue Sep 30, 2014
We couldn't be happier with our experience. Kevin made the sale of our house so easy. He was straightforward about everything from the start and we all appreciated his honesty, knowledge and professionalism. I really enjoyed the quick response times that I received from everyone, including Paul himself. My calls were always answered or returned almost immediately, which is almost unheard of in this day and age! The attention we got was unparalleled, I felt like we were your only clients!! Not to mention that we were able to buy our dream house thanks to the guaranteed offer from Paul!! The list goes on and on but I really want to thank everyone on your team for all their work! We've already told all our friends and family that they would be making a big mistake not choosing your brokerage for their next move!
I Would Recommend Him to Anyone
Mon Sep 22, 2014
Kevin did an awesome job to sell our hone and to help us find the right house that worked for my son and I would recommend him to anyone wishing to buy or sell.
After only 1 day on the market and we received multiple bids -- we sold for 25K More Than Asking
Wed Jan 01, 2014
Paul I just wanted to thank you and the team for an outstanding job in selling our house. From the minute Guy and I met you while filming All for Nothing last summer we felt very comfortable and secure in your knowledge of the market. Although we missed our posting deadline pertaining to the show we still knew we wanted Paul Rushforth Real Estate to sell our home for us. Well from the minute Guy and I met Kevin Janega we knew right away that we were going to be well represented and well taken care of. Kevin provided excellent advice and tips we had overlooked on prepping the house had a good sense of humor and kept us grounded. We ended up with 8 viewings on the first day followed by a call from Kevin stating he had 6 offers - 2 too low compared to the other bids and 4 solid bids. We were blown away -- it was so exciting Kevin came to the house went over the bids with us and we accepted a conditional sale that same night. We held our breath not literally of course and had to wait from Thursday through Tuesday due the Easter weekend to finally sell for 25000 over our listing price I also have to say that being able to use the moving truck will be an added cost savings and nice bonus. The little things always make the biggest differences. You have a top notch team and we would definitely recommend Paul Rushforth Real Estate in a heartbeat.
K. Orange and G. Lacasse
We would highly recommend him...
Wed Jan 01, 2014
Deciding to purchase our first home and navigate our way through the Ottawa real estate market was both an intimidating and exhausting experience. Hiring Brian as our real estate agent was the best decision we could have made. From day one he was attentive responsive and knowledgeable responding to our questions and concerns. We would highly recommend him to anyone beginning the search for their new home. He is a consummate professional and a pleasure to work with.
Lindsay and Omar
I wouldn't hesitate to refer you...
Wed Jan 01, 2014
All settled in..move was very quick with the weather being helpful that day I want to thank you for being the professional you are...being caring and always answering my questions within 5 minutes...sometimes I had the feeling you only had my house for sale which I know not to be true...but it was a nice feeling I wouldn't hesitate to refer you to family and friends. Thank you again
The Rushforth Team offered a complete service from start to finish
Wed Jan 01, 2014
Penny was an absolute pleasure to deal with. She understood our needs and our limitations and was able to find us exactly what we needed. The home that Penny helped us find exceeded our expectations and it would be a pleasure to recommend her to others. The Rushforth Team took care of us from beginning to end. They set us up with a Mortgage specialist gave us a free moving truck and helped us get our old home rented. The Rushforth Team offered a complete service from start to finish. Thank you.
I was extremely satisfied with the Customer Service provided by Kevin
Wed Jan 01, 2014
I recently purchased an investment property thru Kevin Janega and now that the deal has closed and I have tenants in place I wanted to let you that I was extremely satisfied with the Customer Service provided by Kevin. Kevin was professional knowledgeable thorough accessible for my many calls and available for numerous showings to prospective tenants. It was a pleasure working with him and I would recommend him to others looking to buy or sell.
When it came to selling our house it never even hit the market
Wed Jan 01, 2014
I just wanted to take a minute to let you know how pleased we were with the work Alec Schneider did for us recently. First let me start by saying that we had a list of at least a half dozen potential agents that we would consider using when the time came to sell our home and buy a larger one. Alec Schneider and Kevin Janega were both on the list as my husband Rob knew them from when they worked at car dealerships. Alec had recently sent us a Christmas card with his business card and Rob has always thought highly of his sales skills so I contacted Alec late one Friday night. Alec replied to me immediately and had me set up to look at houses two days later. The fifth and last property we looked at that day is the house we now own. I should point out that we only started this process at the beginning of January and we have been in our new place almost two weeks. The whole process went very quickly and Alec really was on his game to make it all happen in a timely and efficient manner. When it came to selling our house it never even hit the market. Alec knew there was an agent in your office who was looking for a house like ours in our neighbourbood. It took a lot of convincing to get me to show the place as we were clearly not ready. Finally I relented and we had an offer immediately We sold our house almost before we realized what had happened and had an offer in and then accepted on the new house in a matter of days. Alec did a great job of negotiating on our behalf getting more for ours that we had realistically anticipated and lowering the price on the new house to a price that was well within our comfort range and far below what the home owners had originally hoped for. Also Alec introduced us to Victoria Smith an exceptional mortgage broker who really came through for us after our own bank TD turned us down. Alec also gave us some names when we needed a home inspector. We used Closer Look and were very pleased with the service they provided. Alec took the time to listen to us and help meet our needs. He was great at dealing with a sometimes irrational pregnant self-employed mother of three who was beyond stressed in the moment I am much calmer and happier now as is my husband thanks to Alec and the guidance he provided. We will be recommending Alec to all our friends when they are looking for a real estate agent. Thank you.