Preferred Realtor Partners

As mortgage brokers in Nanaimo, we’ve had the opportunity to work with many real estate professionals in town. The realtors you see here are our preferred partners. They share values that align with Lendlab in terms of providing sound real estate advice and always putting a client first. If you need a recommendation for an excellent realtor, please read through their profiles and we would be happy to provide further details on why you should work with one of our preferred realtor partners.

Graeme Macphail

As a Realtor® working in Nanaimo, Graeme is equipped with a comprehensive knowledge of the local community to best serve his client’s needs. He understands that real estate is a big investment and works to ensure every detail is looked after in a thorough and thoughtful way. Graeme bridges enthusiasm with precise care to help clients reach their dream house goals, whether buying or selling. When Graeme isn’t working, he loves to stay active, as someone who has spent most of his life playing soccer and in recent years discovered a new love for hockey. He also enjoys going for early morning runs on trails such as the Westwood Lake trail. If anyone is a golfer, feel free to give Graeme a shout, as he is always looking for a fresh face to spend time on the course with. And of course, if you’re thinking about making an investment in a home in Nanaimo, buying your first home or selling, Graeme’s doors are always open – don’t hesitate to reach out to him with any questions.

Hewer Rowat & Associates – Robyn Hewer & Olivia Rowat

Robyn and Olivia formed Hewer Rowat & Associates to provide clients with uninterrupted client focus and elevated service. They have utilized their personal experience to build their business model into one that ensures their clients are informed throughout the buying and selling process, mitigating any unnecessary stress. They have a team of local experts including lawyers, contractors, landscapers, and designers who they work closely with to ensure their clients receive the best service from start to finish. They also have the support of their brokerage – 460 Realty – an independent, locally owned, and locally based company that truly values the island way of life. Robyn & Olivia pride themselves on maintaining meaningful and valuable relationships with their clients and working with them guarantees you a local and long term home resource.

Mandy Colford & Team Invest West

Real estate is continuously changing and there is no substitute for a productive team. Working with a high volume of clients on an ongoing basis, our team has experienced, discussed & navigated almost every concern alongside our clients. Every opportunity to solve and serve brings new data which compounds to benefit our next client. This is the benefit of a productive team - we gather consistent data through activity, not just published stats. Our clients success continues to build our 5 star reviews affirming that when you choose Team Invest West as your team, you are choosing an elevated experience. Mandy Colford is the Team Lead & has practiced Real Estate in the local market since 2008, still holding her Property Management license where her career began. Samantha Brownlee spent 10 years gaining a wealth of knowledge and experience in the commercial real estate industry before extended her success into her residential sales career. Shayna Beute spent 6 years being an assistant to the Team & knows all of the behind the scenes details before obtaining her license as a REALTOR. Powered by the leading local & world-wide successful Real Estate RE/MAX firm & aligning with the best local professionals from lawyers to contractors; your full power team is covered. Take advantage of our proven systems, product knowledge, strong negotiation skills and elevated marketing platform. Let our team, be your team.

Stuart McKinnon

Having moved to British Columbia from Toronto in 2019, Stuart is one of many that feel fortunate enough to have fallen in love with the island and all it has to offer. His ability to connect with people on a deep level and provide exceptional service to their needs has placed him in the perfect position for real estate. Dedicated to helping buyers and sellers reach their dreams, Stuart is focused on working extensive hours to get the job done for his clients with commitment. The areas serviced are; Nanaimo, Parksville, Qaulicum, the Cowichan Valley and everywhere between. Whether it be residential, single detached homes, new construction or multifamily strata; Stuart has a group he can depend on that offers over 25 years of Real Estate experience and over 2000 sales. In addition, Stuart has an extensive partnership network for Remax agents throughout Vancouver Island, British Columbia and Nationwide.

Lisa Duthie

In my life I am guided by my deep commitment to honesty, integrity, justice and kindness. I employ these principles in my personal life and real estate practice, and in doing so have earned the respect of my colleagues, and the trust and loyalty of my clients. I cherish building lasting relationships, and I work hard to foster good communication and ease of being to create a connection that goes far beyond the scope of real estate matters. Working with me, you’ll learn that I strive to provide my clients with as much information and education as I can so you're able make an informed decision about one of life’s most important purchases. My commitment to transparency and attention to detail throughout the entire process will ensure that you feel confident, knowing I’ve done everything in my power to provide you with a clear picture. I am also proud to have built relationships with a network of trusted service partners that help me provide my clients with excellent customer care and expertise in all areas of the real estate transaction process.

Brittany Angus

I was born and raised in Nanaimo. I grew up spending my summers boating, fishing and enjoying all the beautiful beaches Vancouver Island has to offer. After graduation, I pursued my love for adventure and travel by visiting Australia, Thailand, Kenya, Rwanda, Sweden, Croatia, Costa Rica and many other amazing countries. I learnt a lot from my travels and connected with people from around the world, but I always knew I would end up back home. After meeting my husband, who is from a small town in Saskatchewan, we decided to spend some time in Saskatoon. After years of working, attending the University of Saskatchewan, buying, renovating, and managing personal rental properties, we decided to make the move back to Nanaimo. I have over 15 years’ experience in the customer service industry which includes management, hiring, training, and goal-coaching. I believe my passion for providing a genuine, honest, and fun customer experience, mixed with my love for real estate, will be the key to your stress-free purchase or sale. You will usually find me walking my dog at Departure Bay beach with my daughter and husband or enjoying a warm cup of coffee at a local café. I look forward to connecting with you and helping to serve your Nanaimo real estate needs.

Julien Prevost

Julien Prevost is a licensed real estate professional who has been in the industry since 2016. He is part of the Charlie Parker Team and is known for his dynamic and vast understanding of real estate opportunities in Nanaimo. Julien is an approachable, hardworking, and responsive realtor who is passionate about helping clients discover the impact that Nanaimo real estate can have on their lifestyle and financial future. Julien's professional background includes a degree in economics from the University of Victoria and a career in financial services, where he honed his investment skills and gained an understanding of his clients' financial needs. He eventually found his passion in helping people realize their investment potential in real estate and shaped a strategy to get there. He landed a consulting role that worked directly with realtors to develop their online marketing techniques and mentor them in cutting-edge marketing plans and sales strategies. This role was the perfect preceding step for his career as a Realtor in Nanaimo. Outside of work, Julien enjoys exploring the abundance of trails, mountains, and viewpoints that Vancouver Island has to offer.

Cory Chapman

Cory was born in Nanaimo, BC, and has spent nearly his entire life on Vancouver Island. His intimate, local knowledge of Central Vancouver Island areas are exponential in helping clients navigate the many different small to mid-size towns. Cory’s outstanding customer and service-driven nature, exemplified by his patience, guidance and honesty, developed over 10 years of management with McDonald’s and an additional 6 years in sales and management for Glentel. Now, with almost 7 years as a full-time REALTOR® and over 300 clients helped, Cory is considered an experienced and well-respected leader in the industry. In his personal life, Cory met his, wife Amber, a little over 12 years ago and they have been married for close to 10 now. They have two young boys, a dog, a cat, 2 ducks and a bunch of chickens, so basically a little farm in the city. In his spare time, Cory enjoys spending time with the family, golf, hockey, and volleyball. He also volunteers weekly for the Thrifty’s Sendial program and coaches his oldest son’s minor baseball team.

Heidi Evans

An island girl at heart, I have deep roots in Nanaimo having spent most of my youth between this beautiful harbour city, Gabriola Island and Victoria. Being near the ocean, close to family and surrounded by the natural beauty of this miraculous place brings me great joy! I have been working in real estate since the beginning in 2016, and bring the benefits of over 30 years of professional experience in customer service, administration, management, sales and business ownership. I enjoy applying my acquired knowledge and experience to the real estate industry and helping people reach their goals. I have a passion for being in service to others, continuing education, have a strong work ethic and a desire for excellence in all that I do.

Jory Cole

Jory is born and raised on Vancouver Island, and moved to Nanaimo in 2012 to complete his Bachelor's of Business Administration at Vancouver Island University. Upon graduating, Jory started working in the real estate industry in real estate marketing and mortgage finance. This is where Jory became passionate about the real estate market and the economic impacts of the housing market. These experiences, combined with Jory's experience as a licensed Realtor, help Jory to identify the right opportunity to meet our clients' needs from an investment stand point, as well as finding a place to call home.

Shelly McNeil

Shelly McNeil burst onto the real estate scene with personality plus. Years in the consulting business helped hone her people skills and her professional attitude. But it was her experience living abroad and in several Canadian communities that has made her such an empathetic Realtor. Meeting people from different cultures with different experiences and different life goals made her realize that each client is unique. She puts her heart and soul into understanding what her clients truly want through the often emotional experience of buying or selling a property. Since moving to Nanaimo in 2008, Shelly and her family have delved into everything that Vancouver Island offers. Her local knowledge gives her a tremendous sense of community and a talent for uncovering the right fit for her clients. “It’s the most rewarding experience to go that extra mile and help make dreams come true,” she says.

Adam Chantree

It is clear from the first impression that when Adam connects with people, whether on a personal or professional level, he feels genuine excitement. Adam has worked extensively in customer service which enables him to provide a high level of care and attention to detail with every interaction. Buying a house is among the most important financial decisions a person will make, and Adam, backed by the knowledgeable experts of the Charlie Parker Team, is confident in providing his clients with a positive, high-quality experience. Adam has lived in Nanaimo most of his life and has seen the city grow rapidly over the years. He believes Vancouver Island to be the perfect place for people to plant their roots and succeed in their property investments. Sales experience is not the only training Adam has “under his belt”. Adam has been an active member of the Kyokushin Karate community on the island, having trained with the Dojo in Ladysmith for nearly 10 years. When you’re not seeing him either at the Dojo or hard at work, you may hear him practicing the piano, which he has played for many years. Adam prides himself on working hard for his clients and looks forward to helping you with your real estate needs.

Spencer Mengual

Helping clients to buy or sell their home, and provide answers to questions on how best to navigate a real estate transaction. As a Royal LePage REALTOR ®, I will help you understand the current market conditions, analyze your needs and wants, review your budget and be a trusted advisor who guides you to homes that fit your criteria. At Royal LePage, helping you is what do™

Tamika Moretti

Tamika, a respected Nanaimo-based real estate professional, is defined by her unwavering commitment to core values: trust, loyalty, and integrity. With extensive experience spanning pre-sale developments and residential real estate, she has helped countless clients achieve their property aspirations. In 2022, Tamika's remarkable achievements included topping transaction numbers in British Columbia and ranking among the Top 100 performers in the RE/MAX Western Canada network. These accolades reflect her steadfast dedication to clients and her consistent delivery of exceptional service rooted in trust, loyalty, and integrity. Tamika's keen attention to detail and profound local market knowledge enable her to expertly guide clients through the buying or selling process. Whether clients are first-time homebuyers, seasoned investors, or those seeking a fresh start, they benefit from her expertise, experience, and extensive resources to achieve their property goals. Beyond her professional life, Tamika finds joy in snowboarding, maintaining her fitness routine, and exploring the outdoors with her beloved canine companions. She believes in creating enduring memories with loved ones, a spirit that permeates every aspect of her work. For those in search of a dedicated, knowledgeable, and personable real estate professional in Nanaimo and its surroundings, Tamika is the trusted partner to turn property dreams into reality, embodying trust, loyalty, and integrity in every interaction.

Grace Easthom

Grace is a dedicated and trusted real estate professional serving Nanaimo and its surroundings. She prioritizes building strong, meaningful client relationships and has built an outstanding reputation for her unwavering commitment to exceptional service in both buying and selling properties. Recently honored as BC's Rookie of the Year, Grace's accolade highlights her strong work ethic, meticulous attention to detail, and unwavering dedication to her clients. She goes the extra mile to establish connections and nurture relationships to fully comprehend her clients' real estate objectives. With extensive experience and deep knowledge of the local real estate market, Grace is the ideal guide for clients navigating property transactions. She leverages cutting-edge technology and marketing strategies to secure the best outcomes for her clients. Grace takes the time to understand each client's unique needs and works diligently to ensure their fulfillment, whether assisting first-time homebuyers in finding their dream home or aiding seasoned investors in complex transactions. In her free time, Grace explores the island's offerings through activities like hiking, kayaking, boating, and dirt biking with her husband and two children. She actively engages with the vibrant community and culture of the city. Reach out today to discover how Grace can assist you in achieving your real estate goals.

Nanaimo Property Group

Nanaimo Property Group is your team of experienced realtors, consisting of Deana Baumel, Michael Peterson, and Sydney Kravchenko. With over 50 years of combined service in the Nanaimo real estate market, we are here to assure you that you are in capable hands. Deana, a true Island native, offers a wealth of knowledge about this beautiful area. Born and raised in Nanaimo, she has a deep appreciation for the Island's lifestyle, from boating to beaches, Victoria to the wild West Coast. With nearly 20 years in the industry, Deana specializes in a wide range of properties, from resale homes to investment properties, condos, new construction, estate sales, and mobile homes. She's also a current Director at the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board and is passionate about the real estate opportunities in Nanaimo and the Mid Island area. Michael Peterson, with over 30 years of experience, brings a treasure trove of real estate knowledge. Having lived in Nanaimo for most of his life, he knows the city and the Island inside out. He excels in helping families, investors, builders, commercial property buyers and sellers, estate sales, foreclosures, new construction, condos, and townhomes. Michael's strength lies in his negotiating skills and meticulous attention to details. Sydney Kravchenko, entered the industry in 2020, has quickly found her calling. As a wife and new mother, she understands the emotional importance of finding a home that transcends finances – a place of love, warmth, and safety. Sydney is here to guide you, whether you're a first-time homebuyer, expanding your family, or downsizing. Together, we are Nanaimo Property Group, and we're dedicated to making your real estate journey in Nanaimo as smooth as possible. Your dream home is just a call away!

Mark Koch & Associates

Mark Koch & Associates, a trusted name in the real estate industry, have been dedicated to serving their clients since 2005. As a full-service real estate team with RE/MAX of Nanaimo, they bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the table. With a commitment to excellence, Mark Koch & Associates have successfully guided countless buyers and sellers through the complex world of real estate. Their passion for real estate is matched only by their unwavering dedication to delivering exceptional service. Mark Koch, at the helm of this dynamic team, is known for his deep knowledge of the local market and a keen understanding of the ever-changing real estate landscape. Together with his associates, he creates an unparalleled experience for clients, ensuring they make informed decisions and find the perfect property or buyer for their unique needs. Mark Koch & Associates are your trusted partners in real estate success.

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