Why Hire Us

By Bruce Firestone | Uncategorized

May 03

25 Reasons Why You Should
Choose Us

  1. We are relentless in representing clients, sticking with deals until completion—winners never quit and quitters never win
  2. We provide creative strategies for deal making and bridging gaps between sellers/buyers and landlords/tenants
  3. Our team helps clients navigate the zoning/rezoning/development/minor
        variance/renovation/design/build process
  4. Many years combined experience, we provide deep product knowledge and expertise in your area and type of property including how to obtain highest and best use for it; as a result, we speak the same language as buyers/investors—we can show them how to add value and animate their new acquisition
  5. We are able to conduct detailed CMAs, comparative market analyses and establish value based on comparables, replacement cost (less depreciation), income approach
  6. We help clients buy and sell  smart/making most out of chattels and fixtures as well as other opportunities—you make money in real estate when you buy/not sell
  7. We offer creative financing strategies
  8. We have experience with joint venture investing and other real estate co-ventures
  9. We help you add differentiated value to property/adding value via things like adding in-home apartments and coach houses, smart leasing…
  10. We have access to professional home staging/photography/videography
  11. We have experience solving legal hurdles
  12. We stay organized: we use systematic electronic file transfer/electronic master files
  13. We have access to a 6,000+ person newsletter list and a lengthy list of buyers and investors
  14. We provide guidance with publications like Real Estate Investing Made Easy
  15. We access to blogs like profbruce.tumblr.com
  16. We have a real estate team with a large social media presence
  17. We have a presence on YouTube
  18. We are one of a few Ottawa-based commercial brokers who share info and commissions via MLS
  19. We ask, “Do you want fries with that?” Every mortgage broker and real estate broker/salesperson has at least one commercial client or residential client and we serve both
  20. We use a tag team approach that optimizes chances of mission completion
  21. We provide detailed,  specialized spreadsheets for our clients—mortgages, rates of return, cap rates, IRR…
  22. We have access to some of the best real estate legal and accounting experts
  23. We are a great blend of knowledge, experience, passion and energy
  24. We give clients a designed alliance right up front so people know what to expect
  25. TRUST, we believe trust is the number one thing in life and business

-Bruce M Firestone, PhD, Century 21
Explorer Realty Inc broker, Ottawa Senators founder 613-762-8884 cell bruce.firestone@century21.ca

-Marilynne Ball, Century 21 Explorer Realty Inc realtor,
613-2508016 marilynne.ball@century21.ca


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About the Author

Bruce is an entrepreneur/real estate broker/developer/coach/urban guru/keynote speaker/Sens founder/novelist/columnist/peerless husband/dad.