eats, sleeps and breathes real estate in the neighbourhoods of Elbow Park, Elboya, Scarboro, Pump Hill, Rutland Park and Sunnyside.
has owned homes in each of those neighbourhoods.
In Elbow Park, Elboya and Scarboro specifically, her
child has attended the local schools and her
family has been a very active participant in those communities while they lived there.
has firsthand experience and knowledge with which to guide her
clients to that perfect home.
Looking back, it is not at all surprising that Michele
became a REALTOR®.
has had a hand in various aspects of real estate since the early 80's when she
ran a 54 unit seniors' complex.
was also involved with a relocation business and more recently she
developed a business that catered to the Spruce Meadow equestrian rider crowd from around the world.
worked to find them local short term rental accommodations.
Through all of this, she
husband have bought houses to renovate and sell for a profit since the early years of their marriage.
They are a team that between them, have pulled together the general contracting and design concepts for each house they have lived in.
Their current project is a 1926 Art Deco home that they are renovating with an eye to restore this lovely home to some of its former glory.
has a great eye for the proportion and the character of a home and likes to ensure that both are enhanced as a result of their renovations.
Michele's stint with the Spruce Meadows participants introduced her
to working with clients who have high standards and expectations, and not much time to spend.
time spent in the very communities she
focuses on means that she
knows the REALTORS® that work those same neighbourhoods as well.
has been a recipient of the President's Gold award the past 3 years running.
Giving back is key to Michele
has been in the top 25% of REALTOR® donors Canada wide to the Shelter Foundation
that Royal LePage supports.
This high level of achievement and commitment to make a difference gives her
a great deal of confidence when entering into negotiation for a client.
Negotiation is probably Michele's favourite part of the process: she
pushes herself to do the very best by her
clients and enters into very complex dealings with self-assurance.
It brings out the competitive side of her
There is a mutual respect amongst the REALTORS®, and she knows that posturing is sometimes a part of the process.
In the end, Michele
loves the reward of helping people get to the next level in their lives: finding that perfect home whether it be a first condo or detached home or a move up the property ladder.
This has very special meaning to Michele
as sometimes growing up, her
family did not know where home was going to be.
Colleagues and clients comment that Michele
is a genuine, hard working go getter.
is very approachable and easy to work with.
background in accounting gives her
that rare ability to be great at the detail as well as the big picture aspects of the real estate process.
really works her
has a vision and goals that she
wants to achieve now and in the future.
They are settled in Scarboro for some time to come.
husband have joined a dinner club and look forward to entertaining more as they finish up the last touches on their home.
will continue to volunteer, would like to do a mission trip to Mexico, and travel with her
family to explore new places.
Over time she
would like to create a team of REALTORS® who love finding that perfect inner city home for their clients as much as she
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