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“Peggy was just spectacular! Her turn around time to respond to emails, text and everything else was so amazing. Really enjoyed working with her and would definitely recommend her to other buyers as well.”
Anne Vespry and Dar Blue
“We loved working with Peggy Blair to sell our house. She explained everything thoroughly, was always ready to answer our many questions and was both warm and professional in all her dealings. The process could not have gone any better.”
“Outstanding. Over and above in every way. Can’t say enough good things about her. Highly recommended Peggy Blair to any and everyone. Truly one-of-a-kind.”
Sue and George Pike
“Peggy is a terrific realtor. She’s sold two properties for us within the last five years. Both were staged to perfection and both sold very quickly. She arranged bidding wars each time and managed the process with grace, skill and efficiency. We wholeheartedly recommend her.”
Isabella Garcia & Victor Ferreira
“Our super THANKS to YOU Peggy B., that helped us throughout one of the most important purchase of our lives.
“This house is not just a place to live but a place where we will build memories and start our family.
“You made sure we could find our dream house & have it! It’s absolutely more than we could imagine.Your work is impeccable, super professional, and you put our interest beyond any other matter.”
Dave and Kit
“We love our new place! Peggy was extremely helpful throughout the process. It was our first home purchase which can be a bit overwhelming, but Peggy was there to answer any questions we had. She was thorough in her explanations and honest during home visits pointing out potential issues. Would 100% recommend her to friends and family. Thank you, Peggy!”
“Throughout our house search Peggy has been reliable and very easy to communicate with. I valued her knowledge and opinion in each home we viewed. The small things matter most, even welcomed us into her home to finalize papers. Peggy found us a home that absolutely checked everything off our wish list – we couldn’t be happier!”
“Peggy has been by my side through purchasing my starter home to now my forever home. When my fiance and I decided to purchase our first home together, we had no doubt we’d ask Peggy to be our realtor. She took the time to help us figure out exactly what would suit our best needs and did she ever deliver! Looking forward to our house warming get together!”
“I never thought I would own a home again, but Peggy and her many contacts made it possible on a limited budget. A beautiful home in a fantastic neighbourhood, with more amenities than I had hoped for!”
“I appreciated Peggy’s offer to help with the updating and design of the home I was looking for but it wasn’t until I saw pictures of the work she had done on her own properties as well as the before and after of properties she had listed for sale that I realized the value she could add.
“Not only could she see the difference certain improvements could make but also recommend tradesmen and get the work done quickly. Whether you are buying or selling, Peggy has a great deal of talent to add to your project.
“I am now happily improving the home I purchased through Peggy using her suggestions and workmen she has recommended.”
M.P. & A.L.
“We engaged Peggy to help us buy our first home and would recommend her to anyone. She made herself available for all of our questions and discussions every step of the way.
“We especially appreciate Peggy responding to our inquiries so promptly in all times of the day, even though in some cases it was not expected. Often times going above and beyond what we requested to ensure we understood what we were getting ourselves into.
“When it came time to negotiate the deal, Peggy really stepped up and showed why we had the best team in town. Her hard work is much appreciated!”
Ayesha & Matt Diedrick“Working with Peggy to find our new home was a pleasure for my husband and me. Peggy listened attentively to what we were looking for and also took the time to get to know us as a couple; choosing homes for us to visit that fit our budget and our lifestyle.“Whenever we heard from Peggy, we got excited, because we knew she had done her homework and had made a thoughtful decision that was guaranteed to peak our interests.“Peggy also only recommended homes she herself would consider buying, which further added to our sense of comfort with her, and confidence in our decisions.“Not only did Peggy work hard to find our home, but once found, she was equally diligent about ensuring that we had the right resources at our disposal to ensure that everything about the sale was completed in a professional manner and in a timely fashion.“Peggy is also a ‘straight-shooter’; a trait that is invaluable when dealing with real estate transactions. Overall, we would recommend Peggy without hesitation for anyone looking to buy or sell a home. She is a committed agent, who works tirelessly to ensure that her clients are satisfied and find their dream home. Thank you Peggy!!”
Mike Mitchell & Carolina Ayala
“Thank you very much Peggy, it was a real pleasure working with you! I’m in the military and I’ve bought and sold more than a few houses, and I can honestly say that I have never worked with a real estate agent quite like Peggy before; hard to imagine saying this, and this is a first… it was fun!
“Peggy went above and beyond, took charge, told us exactly what we needed to do for a quick sale, and even went shopping for a few little things that put the finishing touches on a beautifully staged home. As a result our home sold quickly for top dollar without conditions.
“It would be our pleasure to recommend Peggy to anyone selling their home. Very happy customers.”
Brian Moores & Viola Wedge-Moores
“We so appreciated having Peggy as our selling agent! She came to view the property armed with a keen sense of what had to be done to make it more attractive to buyers and provided sound advice about the selling price. She took time to review the agent-seller contract in detail with us and was very responsive to our queries throughout the process.
“She was highly active in preparing the house for sale and her staging was masterful, transforming an empty house into one which buyers could readily see the potential for making it their home. We were impressed with her communication as each development, e.g., showing, feedback, etc., was made known to us immediately. We wanted a quick sale and, success: the house sold within 5 days!!
“We have already recommended Peggy to a family member and do so to anyone looking for an agent passionate about her work and one who keeps her client’s best interests at the forefront. Thanks so much, Peggy, well done!”
“It has been an absolute pleasure working with Peggy, I can’t thank her enough for her diligent work in helping me find and purchase my first condo. From the very start, Peggy took the time to explain all aspects of the home buying process along with answering any and all questions I had.
“Her honesty and outstanding knowledge gave me the confidence to know I was making the right decision. I couldn’t be happier, Peggy truly looks out for her client’s best interests and it shows!
“Her professional and upbeat personality helped pave the way for a wonderful home buying experience. I’d highly recommend Peggy for anyone looking to purchase their new home. Thank you again, Peggy!”
Hang Nguyen & Mark Kuske (September, 2017)
“Peggy’s patience and keen eye was extremely valuable during our search and purchase. She was very hands on when it came to getting our house ready and staged to sell. Our house sold in 19 days! Thank you for everything! “
Dilia Ayala-Mayost & Gilles Mayost
“We recently purchased an investment property in Mckellar Heights. Our agent, Peggy Blair, was instrumental in this acquisition, guiding us through every step of the process: Initial offer, the counter offer and the final purchase agreement.
“She has an excellent network of tradespeople we relied on to inspect the house and ensure that everything was up to par before we put up the unit for rent. Peggy staged the house and secured solid tenants within a week of closing – a record time!
“At all times, we felt we were in good hands and that Peggy had our interests at heart.
“Her knowledge of the industry, her professionalism and more importantly ,her unwavering sense of ethics greatly reduced our stress as first time investors.
“We consider ourselves very fortunate indeed to have had Peggy as our agent .”
Heather Richardson, TD Canada Trust
“I greatly enjoy working with Peggy Blair whose creative resourcefulness in staging a property for sale on a cost effective basis has yielded some fantastic results.
“The combination of her professionalism and her knowledge gives me great peace of mind that she is actively engaged in working in my best interest when selling a property.”
“Peggy helped me find and buy my first condominium. It was a new build and I found the whole process a bit intimidating. So much paperwork, so many options!
“She went through all the details, walked through the unit with me to highlight areas of interest or concern, introduced me to a wonderful real estate lawyer and summarized the deal with the selling agent and myself.
“She even helped with the design options and offered great advice on how to think about resale value when choosing items. She was so organized and efficient, I trusted her opinion completely and wound up with the best place for the best price.
“I would highly recommend Peggy to anyone looking for a bright, energetic agent who will look out for her client’s best interest.”
Tim Fairgrieve & Jane Harper (April, 2017)
“Peggy is fantastic. Our family of five was moving from Vancouver to Ottawa: a new city where we didn’t know the neighbourhoods, schools, or the housing market. We were rescued by Peggy’s deep knowledge of the city, her attention to detail, her keen sense of the market, and her amazing energy.
“Ask her about a listing and she will personally view it and tell you everything you need to know. Email her a question late at night and you will have answers waiting in the morning.
“In just a few weeks with Peggy’s help we found a great house in a great neighbourhood where our children will be able to grow up. Searching for a house from 4,000 km away is not easy, but we could not be happier now.”
“Thank you so much for your extraordinary efforts with respect to our home purchase. From the very beginning of our search to the successful conclusion, you worked tirelessly to find and secure a beautiful property.
“In fact, your professionalism, experience and extensive network made the difference. We are absolutely thrilled and very grateful.”
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Category Archives: home inspections
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