• Kris
  • van Bodegom
Sales Representative

“Helping families reach their individual goals, meeting new people every day, and being part of such a prodigious and respected team.”

– Kris van Bodegom,

on the three best things about working with Faris Team

Kris brings a unique portfolio of experience to Faris Team. Prior to pursuing a career in real estate he worked as a construction foreman and mortgage agent, warranting him an extensive vocabulary when it comes to buying and selling homes. Growing up in Caledon, Kris has an intimate knowledge of Simcoe County and its surrounding areas, which, when combined with his competitive drive, professionalism and charismatic personality, provides his clients with exceptional real estate service. Kris has completed various real estate specialization programs, notably: Senior Real Estate Specialist  (SRES) and Certified Negotiation Specialist (CNE).
Kris began working at a young age. Following a career in construction with his father he pursued a career in finance, becoming the youngest mortgage agent in Ontario. Kris resides in Springwater and enjoys playing hockey, golf and traveling with his wife and two children. Kris is a very devoted, generous, hardworking, and focused professional, adding to his resume as an outstanding Realtor®.

WHAT ARE YOUR THREE FAVOURITE BOOKS?

The 4 Hour Work Week – Timothy Ferriss

How I Raised Myself From Failure To Success In Selling – Frank Bettger

The Servant – James C. Hunter

WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE QUOTE OR VERSE?

“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” Matthew 7:7

WHAT’S ON YOUR BUCKET LIST?

  • Vacation in Fiji
  • Take a Ferrari on the autobahn in Germany
  • Buy a cottage in Muskoka

WHAT EXPERIENCE HAS MADE YOU STRONGER?

Spending 1 month with my wife working at an orphanage in Africa. It was tough to see how some people and children live and how they’re treated, but the experience gave me a whole different outlook on life. It reaffirmed how blessed we are.

THE SONG THAT I GET MOTIVATED BY IS…

Walk – Foo Fighters. I’ve loved the band for as long as I can remember, and this song empowers me every time I hear it.

SPECIAL DESIGNATIONS

Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist and Million Dollar Guild Member
The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing exists to help real estate professionals around the world provide high quality service to buyers and sellers of luxury properties. Designees of this program are equipped with the tools to represent the world’s most exclusive residential homes and estates. Million Dollar Guild members are specialists who have achieved success in the million-dollar property and above market.
CNE Certified Negotiation Expert

One of the top designation courses in real estate, the CNE certification enables Realtors® to become powerful negotiators, using the most up-to-date research from the Real Estate Negotiation Institute© (RENI) to elevate negotiation skills to the next level.

SRES Senior Real Estate Specialist
Senior Real Estate Specialists®are equipped with the necessary knowledge and expertise to counsel clients aged 50+ through major financial and lifestyle transitions such as buying, selling, relocating and refinancing residential or investment properties.
Pricing Strategy Advisor

The Pricing Strategy Advisor Certification enhances Realtor® skills in pricing properties, creating comparable market analyses, working with appraisers, and guiding clients through the complexities of about home valuation.

REGISTRATIONS

Integrated Relocation Program (IRP) with Brookfield Global Relocation Services
Registrants of this unique program can provide government entities such as the Government of Canada, the Canadian Forces and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police with increased flexibility and assistance to relocate Members/Employees to new work locations.
Barrie Chamber of Commerce Member/Representative
The primary focus of the Barrie Chamber of Commerce is to empower local business by implementing core strategies that promote growth and innovation. Members of the Chamber participate in strategic networking events and benefit from enhanced knowledge of their community.
Licensed Mortgage Agent
Mortgage Agent Licensees are qualified to work as an intermediary between borrower and a lender while qualifying the borrower for a mortgage. Governed by the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, a licensed agent may gather income, asset and employment documentation, a credit report and other information to assess a borrower’s ability to secure financing.
KRIS’ DREAM HOME EQUATION
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POOL
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OUTDOOR KITCHEN
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BACKYARD BAR
Working with Kris