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Excellent service. Very professional. The first place to go if you are looking to buy is in Oakville, Burlington, or Mississauga.— Meylan A.
I just moved to Canada and Debbie Gonin-Baun helped us to find the perfect house for us. She was helpful, and knowledgeable, and didn’t give up until we were 100% happy. Thanks, Debbie.— Andrea S.
Lorne Howell 5 stars plus. It is common in this day and age for folks to over-promise and underperforms. Lorne is one of those rare individuals that underpromises and overperforms. I recommend him unreservedly to anyone interested in service above and beyond the call of duty.— Kelly F.
The Invidiata team has been a pleasure to work with, specifically working with Lorne Howell. He has great knowledge of the area, a good read on the market, and the direction prices will go. He is always making himself available for even the smallest of questions and goes above and beyond for his clients.— Peter S.
5 Stars for Lorne Howell. Seems that a number of agents in Oakville profess to be number one. However, having successfully completed 6 transactions over the years with Lorne, I can confidently say that his extensive knowledge of the industry from a building, development, and sales perspective provided him with an insight that was unique from all agents we've dealt with. Save yourself the headache of finding the right agent, just give Lorne a call. Cheers John, A very happy customer.— John T.
5 stars for Lorne Howell. We met Lorne six years ago at an open house on our street. Recently, we listed our home with Lorne and it sold two weeks ago for an excellent price, especially in the current market situation and stiff competition in the neighborhood. We found he is a great negotiator and very knowledgeable in his field. Further, dealing with him was a great pleasure and he never pressurized us. He is a highly attentive agent. He always returned our phone calls, text messages, and e-mails promptly. He recommended some minor changes that we needed to make in our home to attract buyers, and his advice worked. Lorne is a very honest and hardwo...— Khurshid A.
We were very fortunate indeed to have had Lorne Howell of Invidiata Real Estate represent us in the sale of our Oakville home. Due to his thorough knowledge of the local real estate market, his extensive experience, his marketing ability, and his hard work our home was sold very quickly without stress. Lorne is very responsive to his clients as well as all others involved in the real estate transaction. His attention to detail is unparalleled, and his calm disposition and managerial capability, together with the fact he personally attended all appointments made the process seamless. Lorne is truly a dedicated real estate professional and a person of...— Bill P.
Though I have had the opportunity to work with real estate agents in the past, my experience with Rimsha Ali this time around was exceptional and indeed a pleasure to behold. Her attention to detail and ability to fashion out answers before the questions come is a true measure of expertise that’s hard to come by. Her professionalism was reflected in the care she exercised in guiding me to make an informed decisions for myself, identifying what truly matters when taking such a lifelong step. Her commitment to excellence created a very trusting relationship that allowed me to concentrate on other aspects of the journey which culminated in finding the ...— Afam E.
We sold our home in three days, above listing in a very challenging market. We couldn’t have achieved this without Lorne Howell. His attention to detail is unbelievable; from staging, photography, the video and even meeting all prospective buyers. Just before we listed, Oakville had a wind storm which brought down three trees on the property, despite my best attempts we couldn’t get a tree company to respond but Lorne miraculously had someone at our property within hours. The time that he dedicated to this sale was incredible, we felt like we could contact him at any time to ask questions and brainstorm. Right from the very beginning, when we were v...— Gwen I.
Thank you for taking our listing and for assigning Lorne Howell as our realty sales representative. Lorne was an outstanding professional in every regard. From the very first meeting to the sale of our home he listened and responded to our every request and concern. The first price was our price, not his. The sale price was closer to his and the comparables. Lorne provided: an excellent Home Stager, a quick and expert painter, an excellent photographer, and a Home Collection magazine and feature sheet elaborating all the best aspects of our home. Lorne also held multiple open house events, to which he came early and prepared fully before viewer arri...— Brenda M.
We have purchased and sold 19 homes over the years in both Canada and the USA and can say without any qualms that our overall experience in both the selling and purchasing process was truly hassle free..The service and expertise provided by both Lorne and Invidiata was consistently professional. Selling and purchasing a home can be very trying for most people but Lorne's professional approach put us at ease throughout the entire process. In addition, Lorne was extremely helpful by providing us with a list of quality contractors to help us with our renovations of our new home.We ended up hiring each one he recommended. I would not hesitate to recomme...— Paul Primiani
We worked with Donna Gray from Individiata to sell our home and she was wonderful to work with! Not only is Donna an expert in the South Mississauga/Oakville area but she also has a tremendous eye for styling a home. Donna was able to help us prioritize what needed to be done to maximize the selling price of our home as well as navigate as an expert negotiator. The marketing materials that she created were A+ and very high quality. Donna is everything you want in a realtor and more. We would absolutely recommend her to all of our loved ones!— Stella Law
Working with Lorne has been a real pleasure. Although we were listed with another agent previously and reasonably pleased, Lorne added a different caliber of professionalism. He gave us a detailed and compelling analysis of what he thought our property was worth. He went through our property and suggested how to eliminate some eyesores. He is punctual, courteous , follows up and is a pleasure to work with. Couldn’t recommend him more.— Eva Klein
I recently worked with Rimsha and sold my house in Milton, Ontario. I live in Alberta and was guided all the way to complete the sale all remote. It was a wonderful and very satisfactory experience. She helped me and went out of the way in every step on this deal. The sold was sold in less than 12 hours. She managed to close the deal even higher than my asking price. I highly recommend Rimsha for the great work and excellent service.— Rameen & Sufyan
Rimsha Ali is an amazing agent. She came recommended by a friend, and we are so happy we went with her. As second time home buyers the process can be intimidating, Rimsha made the process seamless, smooth and made sure our needs/wants were met and our many questions answered. She was always prompt to respond. I would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone. She was always professional, knowledgeable, and friendly.— Sara Fadaee
With over 25 years experience of buying and selling real estate in Canada and internationally my wife and I deal with many real estate agents. Lorne Howell is absolutely extraordinary in the pool of agents we have ever met. His exceptional attention to his clients’ needs, profound understanding of the market and outstanding approach to details makes the process of selling or buying a home (Lorne has helped us to buy and to sell) extremely comprehensive and smooth. Unlike many agents in the industry who disappear once a sales/purchase agreement is signed Lorne walks his clients through all stages of the deal and even provides a very caring post sale...— Yuri S.
I am the kind of person who does her own research and doesn't trust anyone, specially real estate agents. I had many bad experiences with different agents, including friends who are in this business. So obviously, when trying to sell our condo and buying a house, I was looking for an agent that charged less as I didn't think I needed much from them. I talked to Rimsha at that time but decided to go with another agent who charges much less to sell my condo. After a terrible experience with that agent and selling my condo much lower than anticipated, I decided to ask Rimsha for her help when purchasing our new place. She was very professional. Answere...— Nasim Assadian
Excellent! great customer service, high-end and well-experienced— Kelvin C.
We had high hopes when we hired Invidiata. Chris and Aimee were very impressive in the initial meeting to win our business. Unfortunately, once we signed up, the service became far below average. Some examples would be unreturned phone calls and emails (literally never returned), poorly coordinated tours and both of our agents leaving on vacation at the same time during the first week our house was on the market. I often felt like I was bothering the agents when I tried to follow up when they wouldn't return my calls. Who in the service business ignores phone calls and emails? They held back information and treated me like a child. In the end, anoth...— Sean N.
Had an amazing experience with Jane Chandler - who was patient with us in the search for our perfect home and unbelievably professional in helping us list and sell our home of 20 years. We don't do these transactions often - but it's amazing to leverage the experience , professionalism and full service marketing that Jane and the Invidiata Team brought to the table. Thanks Jane.— Carl L.
I first met Jane Chandler, of the Invidiata Team, a few years back through a networking referral group in Oakville. To get referrals, one must give referrals. Jane is always thinking about her clients and how she can make their lives easier by acting as a personal information directory. She has an interest in learning about her clients and is dedicated to listening to them and their needs. She is especially gifted when it comes to working with seniors. Real estate is a considerable financial commitment, and should not be left to just anyone. Trust a professional like Jane, who lives in this industry day in and day out, who cares about your well...— JP N.
I worked with Rene Illescas to find my recent “lot” in SW Oakville. As a new builder to the area, I knew that I’d need guidance to settle myself into Oakville. Rene provided me with a wealth of knowledge in the area from our first meeting. He takes the time to get to know you as a person and what your business expectations may be. He narrows down the area and specifically targets exactly what you need in terms of budget and build-out. I’ve worked with many Realtors before, and generally just get set up on an auto email. Rene is different. Any lot that came up which I found interesting, would almost certainly mean a phone call and discussion from ...— Sanj P.
Everyone is so busy today that it is hard to find the time to write a review on a product and or a service that you have received, but when someone has provided exceptional service the time and effort that it takes is more than warranted. Such is the case with the professional service that Lorne provided in the recent sale of one of our properties. I think what I liked most about working with Lorne was that he truly had my best interests at heart. Lorne insisted that I do a number of things to the property before listing to maximize the sale price. He could have simply brought the property to market as is given that the property in my opinion when ...— Scott G.
Amazing experience with Moin and Rimsha - we felt supported and well-advised the whole way. They were extremely knowledgeable, understanding, patient, and helpful. Home buying is as much of an emotional experience as it is financial and they definitely get that! They truly want the best for you, and treat you like human beings. Thanks to their help we bought our first home in our dream neighborhood!— Lauren A.
Rimsha And Moin have been a wonderful team and have gone above and beyond in getting our requirements met. They have been patient, thorough, communication was prompt and they consistently looked out for our best in every way through the entire process from start to finish. We would definitely go with them again in the future!— AR
We were pleased with all aspects of our dealings with Invidiata Real Estate. Donna Gray was amazing from our first meeting. She worked with us, discussing strategies for an unusual market. The marketing materials Donna produced for our home were outstanding. Communication was excellent and always very fast. She's friendly, knowledgeable and experienced. As a bonus for us, she lives in our neighbourhood so she really understands the local situation. We sold our home at our desired price in spite of challenging market conditions which Donna successfully helped us to navigate. We can't recommend her highly enough!— Tracey B.
Working with Lorne Howell and Invidiata was a pleasure from the onset. He showed professionalism and consideration throughout the entire process for both the purchase of my new home and the sale of my previous. very happy buyer/seller. would highly recommend.— Iress
It’s great to have made a second deal with Mr. Lorne Howell. I can always learn something from Lorne, his rich experience, his professionalism, and his high integrity..— Bob W.
We really enjoyed working with Lorne. Our house had been listed with another agent, from another company, for four months and our had not sold. Since we had already moved (out of the country) we were in a bit of a panic. Friends recommended Lorne who had just sold their home in under a week (their home had also been listed with a different company originally and sat on the market for some time). Lorne sold our home in one week. He is wonderful to work. He is responsive, easy to communicate with and he is an excellent negotiator. He attended every viewing and engaged with the buyers in a very positive way. He priced our home accurately so there was a...— Beth L.
The Invidiata Team are a group of professionals who provide service excellence and truly care about their customers needs and wants. The entire sales purpose agreement was completed even beyond our expectations and we would recommend them to anyone that wants to seek a real estate professional to represent them. Marija is our direct contact and she represented the team very well. Thanks, again to Team Invidiata!— Anthony N.
Working with Lorne Howell from the Invidiata Team was a true delight in every possible manner. His experience in the business was evident from the moment we began negotiations on a listing of mine for his buyers. Lorne handled the transaction swiftly and with grace. A true gentleman at heart and a highly knowledgeable Realtor. Many agents can learn from Lorne’s expertise in the real estate industry. Thank you for the opportunity to work with you Lorne!— Shen W.
Working with Lorne has been a real pleasure. Although we were listed with another agent previously and reasonably pleased, Lorne added a different caliber of professionalism. He gave us a detailed and compelling analysis of what he thought our property was worth. He went through our property and suggested how to eliminate some eyesores. He is punctual, courteous , follows up and is a pleasure to work with. Couldn’t recommend him more.— Eva K.
Lorne Howell was referred to us by a friend who also used him to sell her home and he lived up to our expectations for the sale of our house. We can’t speak highly enough of our experience with Lorne and Invidiata team. He brought in a staging expert that helped us with the house making it "show worthy” and their photographer took amazing photos & video for the web listing. Lorne is a professional who is very knowledgable, dedicated to his clients and his attention to detail is unprecedented. He responded quickly to our every question, and inquiry. He provided invaluable advice and guidance throughout the process. We highly recommend Lorne and Inv...— Nayna P.
Promt professional service is exactly what we received from Lorne and the Invidiata Team. His 30+ years of experience in real estate became evident from our first meeting. Lorne's attention to detail is remarkable, his in depth knowledge of the market, along with his calm yet confident manner, allowed us to maximize our profits in the sale of our home. By creating a solid rapport, Lorne gained our trust, as well as potential buyers, and executed a firm deal in a matter of days! To ensure a flawless transaction, call Lorne and his team to expedite the process in the most profitable way possible.— Jason & Theresa D.
Lorne Howell lives up to the term "professional". It is clear right out of the gate that Lorne leverages his experience to help customer make informed decisions. What I liked most about dealing with him is the way he adapts to our ways of doing things. I feel the more we do our homework, the better serviced we would be. Lorne played up to that very very well. He was extremely patient, always gave his opinion without being intrusive. He spent all the time needed to get the task done from start all the way to closing. He made our experience that much better in what is normally believed to be a daunting task of choosing a home. Very empathetic and acco...— Rocky A.
Lorne is a great reliable agent! He has an awesome understanding of the market and he immediately developed a plan and we put it into action. In less than a week of our house being listed, Lorne worked his magic to score an offer! Just absolutely outstanding! He is a great listener and communicator, he’s punctual and knowledgeable. It was a pleasure to deal with the Invidiata Team and we will definitely use their services in the future! If you want proficient expertise and quick results, I would highly advise and recommend you partner with Lorne. Thanks again, Lorne.!— Tarek T.
We have had the pleasure of working with Lorne Howell on 6 residential buying and selling transactions in the past 30 months. Backed by the incredible resources of The Invidiata Team, combined with his experience, skill, knowledge, and impeccable reputation, we could enter the market with extreme confidence. Lorne was careful and deliberate to make sure our goals were always aligned. When selling, he would proactively share the analytics as to how our home was trending online and continuously keep us apprised if the most current market data. We were always well informed, no matter what side of the transaction we were on. It is amazing what a diff...— Jeffery C.
My realtor, Lorne Howell, was very courteous, had a lot of patience, and really understood the necessary details to make my selling experience Awesome! He took the time to explain things to me clearly - from the floor plan measuring to the great photography and video, it all came together smoothly. Thanks, Lorne to you and the Invidiata team for all your hard work!— Angela C.
My fiancé and I had the pleasure of working with Lorne Howell on the purchase of our new home in Oakville. Lorne was a true professional in all respects and worked extremely hard to ensure we found the right home for us, not just any home. He was incredibly knowledgeable on the many different neighbourhoods within the broader Oakville area and carefully took us through the pros and cons of living in each one. We were impressed with his thorough approach to viewing a home, including his due diligence of its working order. We found Lorne to be patient and accommodating throughout the purchasing process but also willing to speak up and provide an exper...— Daryl Y.
Rimsha Ali is absolutely wonderful to work with. She explained everything in a way that was easy to understand to us as a 1st time home buyer. Rimsha was professional and friendly. She never made us feel uncomfortable and helped us every step of the way! She was always available to answer our questions and to show us the requested home any time we asked for it. We would highly recommend her to anyone looking to purchase a home, you won’t regret it.— Ali M.
Rimsha is a 5-star agent she went above and beyond the call of duty in every respect I would highly recommend her to anyone who wants a sincere, caring agent.— Myles M.
Once the decision was made to move to Oakville, my brother, a client of Lorne, referred Lorne and only Lorne and he was right. The first showing Lorne understood exactly what I was looking for and what matters to me. Lorne knew the potential of every listing I liked and would tell me if it works or not. What really made Lorne stand out is his passion for what he is doing and being around people; he has a cosmopolitan mind. He advocates for his clients interest. Lorne goes the extra step of following up after moving day. Looking forward to deal with Lorne again when I'm going to buy a house." Lorne and only Lorne".— Sahla A.
Lorne sold our house in Oakville in one day and we got the price we wanted as well, he is a very professional and experienced agent. If you need an agent to sell your house quickly then I will recommend Lorne anytime.— Carl S.
I want to start out by giving 5 stars to Lorne Howell. He is a consummate professional who... not only says it but does it! We met Lorne a couple of years before we engaged him to sell our place. He took the time to get to know us, our priorities, and objectives, and then patiently kept us updated during this period. Once we were ready to proceed he was proactive with his advice and his attention to detail was exceptional. He is a good listener, prepared to share his advice but recognizes that the final decision is the client's. He was active and fully engaged in the process with an objective to have a sale within a week. He overdelivered on all ...— F. Ahmed
I wanted to thank Shae and Rimsha for a recent sale in Oakville! I was the buyer agent and my clients were the successful purchasers of their listing. From the first visit through to closing, it was an absolute pleasure working with such professional, honest, and knowledgeable people. I'd especially like to thank Rimsha for making the entire transaction smooth and enjoyable! My clients are ecstatic about the house and very happy with my service but my job was made much more efficient by working with your team. Thank you, Shae, and a GIGANTIC thank you to Rimsha!— Arthur W.
We were searching for a Realtor as we were not happy with the Realtors we were coming across. Suddenly, it hit me that I know Rimsha as a acquaintance and she's an agent. I think she was God-sent to help us out. A day after talking to her, we were so satisfied because she really made an effort to find the right house for us. She would show properties well in our budget and kept our top priority in her mind. She went an extra mile every single time so that our first house is the perfect house and for that we are forever grateful:). Thankyou Rimsha and your whole team. I guarantee you that you are the only person we will contact for our next purchase,...— Muneefah F.
If you are looking for the best realtor, choose Rimsha from The Invidiata Team! She was so friendly and honest from the beginning of this lengthy process. She helped me and my family find the perfect home that fit our specific needs. She was easy to contact and communicate with and did not rush us to find a house. I am very pleased with her service.— Huda M.
When the market is hot almost any real estate agent and brokerage will do. Whether the markets are hot or cold, Lorne Howell and Invidiata are a tier one team. They fulfilled their commitment to us. Lorne brought the knowledge and experience that gave us comfort. He has the skills and expertise behind him to do the job in what is often an anxious period of time. He quickly earned our trust and confidence, and became a valued advisor. Lorne is a consummate marketer and salesman. He was always available day and/or night. Attention to detail is in his DNA. On the sale of our home he crafted a strategy that properly positioned us against competing pr...— Yuri K.
We wanted to buy a house and did not know any reliable real estate agent in the area. We started searching online and short listed a couple of them. Rimsha Ali of Invidiate was one of them. We reluctantly contacted her. From the first phone call we felt comfortable. Over the period of next couple of months she worked with us in house searching. More we talked to Rimsha more we felt comfortable. I must say that I have dealt with many real estate agents in the past but never had the kind of service that we received from Rimsha. She is so prompt, attentive to details, always (and I mean always) available. She walked us through every step until the end....— Buyer
Where to begin. Being first time home buyers in Canada we were a little intimidated at first. But we were absolutely lucky to find Lorne Howell from the Invidiata team who carried us through the process with great earnestness & efficiency. He helped us through problems related to the purchase which didn’t even fall within his domain as our realtor. We thank him for the time and effort spent in making our experience as easy as it was. We couldn’t have asked for a better realtor.— Sonia C.
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