WHAT SONG MOTIVATES YOU?
“Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey. It’s a song that gives hope about moving forward in a positive direction. When my father passed away, my girlfriend gave me an angel that says “always believe.” I think that is so positive: to never give up.
WHAT THREE FAVOURITE PLACES HAVE YOU TRAVELLED TO?
Barbados, California… did I mention Barbados?
WHAT ARE YOUR THREE FAVOURITE BOOKS?
The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, both by Khaled Hosseini, and The Bible.
WHAT’S THE BEST PART ABOUT WAKING UP?
Putting my two feet on the ground and saying “Thank You Lord!”
WHAT’S THE MOST CHALLENGING THING YOU’VE EVER DONE?
Begin a new career after 28 years working in the financial sector. I’m glad I did.
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.
CIPS Certified International Property Specialist
Global Real Estate: Local Markets
Asia/Pacific and International Real Estate
The Business of U.S. Real Estate
Europe & International Real Estate
The Americas & International Real Estate
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.
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.
PERSONAL AWARDS & ACCOLADES
2016 Highest Level of Customer Service, presented by Mark Faris – Faris Team
2016 Personal Achievement, presented by Mark Faris – Faris Team
2017 Highest Level of Customer Service, presented by Mark Faris – Faris Team
Canada’s Top 200 Agents 2017 – Real Estate Professional (REP)