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There are many qualities and skills that one must possess to being an outstanding Real Estate professional - integrity, professionalism, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high-quality professional network, all of which are distinguishing traits I incorporate into how I run my business.
My previous career spanning over 18 years, working for a progressive multi-national company, gave me the opportunity to develop, strong people, organizational, negotiating, and problem solving skills. All of which, and my attention to detail, I have carried through into my Real Estate profession.
In addition I studied Marketing Management at BCIT, specializing in communications and fundraising, giving me a unique perspective on real estate presentation, both traditional and web-based.
That said, in my experience as a Real Estate professional, I've also found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting my clients first.
I understand that every client has different needs when buying or selling a home. I recognize individual differences and adapt to each circumstance with care and respect. I believe being readily accessible, a good listener as well as an effective communicator, and responding quickly to my clients needs is essential throughout the entire process.
It is my goal to exceed my client's expectations and make the process a pleasant experience.
Keeping up with an ever-changing Industry
The Real Estate industry is a dynamic and continually changing profession, and I believe it is vital to keep abreast of all aspects of the real estate field to effectively and diligently represent my clients.
I am committed to ongoing professional growth. I continue to upgrade my skills and knowledge by regularly attending a wide array of real estate and technologies related seminars, courses and workshops. I am currently attending UBC studying towards the Land Urban Economics diploma, and I also serve on the Education Committee at the Fraser Valley Real Board.
A sample of courses I have taken to keep my skills and knowledge current with today's Real Estate profession:
Ethics - Unlocking the REALTOR® Code
Strata Law for Realtors
Advanced Strata Law for Realtors
What Brokerages and REALTORS® Need to Know About Agency
Writing Enforceable Contracts
Presenting & Negotiating Multiple Offers
Selling Tenant-Occupied Properties
Foreclosures and Court Ordered Sales
My diverse education in the full spectrum of real estate helps me to provide my clients with the kind of knowledge that empowers them to make intelligent, sound decisions.
My Promise to You
You need the guidance of a proven Realtor to represent your individual interests.
I promise to provide you with professional service that combines my knowledge and dedication to obtaining results.
No property is too big or too small to get my fullest attention. So when you decide that you'd like to buy or sell, please contact me, and we can start the process.
Areas of Expertise
I specialize in residential resale; detached homes, townhouses, and condos.
I with buyers and sellers in the South Surrey, White Rock, Cloverdale, Langley, Surrey - Panorama Ridge, Sullivan Station and Panorma Heights areas.
"What a positive experience we enjoyed during the past 2 sales we've had with Janet. Her genuine interest in others created an environment which was relaxed, yet completely professional. If ever there was someone who crossed her ‘t's' and dotted her ‘i's' ~ Janet was the one. One of the beauties during our experience was how Janet made everything effortless for us, as the vendor. She always seemed tireless . The best part was certainly the closing of each deal. We felt heard and were completely respected throughout. Thank you Janet! It has been a pleasure dealing with you."
--Arthur and Helene Iliffe
"With her expertise as a real estate agent, Janet made our dream come true. With only a few weeks to go, my fiancé had to be out of his place that he had sold through Janet. She knew exactly what we were looking for and she was bound and determined to find it for us. Janet always demonstrated her determination, incredible patience and her kindness was always present. She puts a tremendous dedication into her career, along with the special care that she gives each client. Are we satisfied with her, "YES" Would we refer her to others? "WE ALL READY HAVE." Thank you Janet for making our hearts smile."
---Don and Maggie Jager
"As a first time buyer I was so worried about being taken advantage of, but Janet did a great job of putting my mind at ease, and just knowing that she is experienced made everything better. So really, I'd like to say thank you for the effort and kindness that was put into making my first home purchase an enjoyable and painless experience. It is rare these days to find anyone who will help them honestly and with great professionalism with flexibility. Janet was excellent from start to finish. She was involved in almost of every detail of the purchase of my first home. She went out of her way to make sure everything went smoothly and I was comfortable with what was happening. I will recommend her to everyone that I know that's selling or buying."
"Janet Sheard took what was becoming a dire straits situation for us and turned it into a roaring success. Her professionalism, resourcefulness and relationship building skills were paramount to the desired conclusion of our relocation efforts under a very tight timeline. Not only did Janet find us a condo to purchase in 2 days, but she also secured an alternative housing arrangement as a back up plan and to ensure we weren't making a "panic" buy. Then she showed up on our doorstep on move in day with a big beautiful vase of flowers to say Welcome Home! What a gal!! From day one we knew she would take good care of us, and that she did. We certainly couldn't have asked for more or better."
---Laura and Ken Allard...now happily relocated from Selkirk, Manitoba
"I was under a very tight deadline to find and purchase a home in less than a week. I initially contacted Janet the night before I arrived from Calgary after I had lost confidence in another realtor. Janet stepped up to the plate on this very short notice and we hit the ground running from the moment I arrived. Although the stress level of meeting this deadline was high, Janet remained very positive and organized. Her knowledge and assessments of the current market was very good. We managed to get a deal done after 5 days all thanks to her hard work and effort. I highly recommend Janet Sheard whenever I talk to people currently looking for a home to purchase. I encourage you to give her a chance, you won't regret it. Janet is NOT your typical realtor. She cares about what works for you."
"Janet was the best realtor we ever dealt with. She has provided us with the most excellent service we could ever ask from a real estate agent. She's very professional, knowledgeable, & patient. She listened to our needs and provided us with excellent advice. If it weren't for her perseverance, we would have missed our opportunity to buy our home which we love."
--Lou & Remy
"Janet is a very rare and special individual who commits 100% to any project or cause she sees meaning and value in. As a committed volunteer, she has contributed to the legacy of success of the Ronald McDonald House."
---K. McFadden,President, Winnipeg Ronald McDonald House
"Janet demonstrates diligence and tact along with excellent organizational and communication skills. Janet is, without question, an enthusiastic, devoted and valued member or our team. With great confidence I support her pursuing a career that is so aptly suited to her talents and attributes."
---L. Whitehead,Board of Governors, Southridge Independent School
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.