KRIS SHERRY, Sales Representative and Team Lead
Kris has been in her role as a Real Estate Agent, first for Keller Williams VIP Realty, and then for Keller Williams Ottawa Realty (now known as Re/Max Hallmark Realty Group), since July 2005. That translates into a significant number of real estate transactions under her belt!
A resident of Ottawa since 1975, Kris has intimate knowledge of the city. She has the insight and ability to understand, anticipate and ease client’s anxieties and concerns regarding their moving and relocating. Pleased to be able to share her knowledge of neighbourhoods, history, restaurants, shops and points of interest, she understands the extreme importance, responsibility and integrity of helping to find the right home for the right person.
Kris has an Honours degree in Research Psychology from the University of Wisconsin. She came to Ottawa for a “short visit” and is still here! Her High Tech career began at IBM in Sales, and then branched out into Telecommunications and Marketing. Kris uses her experiences from her successful Marketing career along with her abilities as a strategic thinker, and her skills in interpreting and attaining ambitious visions through solid implementation plans in the real estate market. A strong commitment to measured success and customer satisfaction compliments her other strengths.
Buyers will enjoy working with Kris because she is dedicated to finding them the perfect property within their budget. Sellers will know they can count on her to run an effective marketing campaign, and to quickly deliver the most qualified buyer and the best possible deal. Folks looking to find a community specializing in adult lifestyle in Ottawa will find Kris a great help. Kris, the Equestrian, is able to help people find the right properties to house them and their horses. A strong negotiator and a patient listener, Kris has what it takes to guide buyers and sellers through the legal, financial and emotional complexities inherent in every real estate transaction.
Over the years, Kris has won a number of awards, including at the Remax Hallmark Realty Group International level. She has placed in the top 5% or 10% of agents in her Brokerage often, thanks to her clients and the trust they place in her team, winning Gold or Silver awards.
Achievement, leadership and productivity are major elements in the RE/MAX culture. Individuals, teams, brokerages and regions who excel in these areas have a deep, positive effect on their communities, their colleagues and the network as a whole. The RE/MAX Awards & Recognition Program provides a way to honor these contributors. By shining a spotlight on quality and excellence, the awards celebrate accomplishments, fortify reputations and inspire others to reach higher in their own aspirations.
Club Awards recognize the preparation, effort, performance and commitment essential to real estate success. For the real estate year 2016, Kris was awarded a membership in the Re/Max 100% Club.
If you are buying, selling, renting or looking for an investment property, Kris has the experience to help you attain your goals.
DAN ORR, Sales Representative
Dan is excited by the opportunity to help clients achieve their dreams by acquiring and managing their greatest financial asset – their home. He seeks to manifest his commitment through his professional integrity, hard work, and success.
Dan attended Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA on a running scholarship. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Management of Information Systems. He took his real estate credentials in Ottawa and has been working in this city ever since. His tenacity and personal self-discipline extends to his hobbies of hockey, running and golf.
Dan is a huge asset to The Kris Sherry Team.
SUE SHEFFIELD, Support Services
Born in Ottawa, Sue has been a resident for most of her life. After receiving her B.A. from the University of New Brunswick and a brief 4-year term as an Economist with Immigration Canada, the major part of Sue’s career was spent with IBM Canada Ltd with her last 6 years there as a Business Manager with IBM’s Professional Services Division. Retired from IBM, but still willing and able to help out, Sue brings strong organizational skills and a commitment to providing the best support possible to the Kris Sherry Team. Sue is committed to managing the daily operations of the Business and is reponsible for the implementation of effective systems, cutting edge technologies and marketing strategies.
RE/MAX HALLMARK REALTY GROUP
Why Choose RE/MAX?
Buying or selling a home is likely the largest and most important transaction you’ll ever make. That’s why so many trust RE/MAX: the most widely recognized real estate brand in the world. For more than 20 years, RE/MAX has been the leading real estate organization in Canada. By providing the best training, administrative and marketing support, brokers and agents are free to focus on what they do best: sell real estate.
Our experienced and knowledgeable agents are the reason RE/MAX is consistently ranked number one in over 150 markets across Canada. We provide our agents with exclusive tools and training to ensure they have the skills they need to effectively guide you through the real estate process. In fact, Canadian RE/MAX agents averaged twice as many transactions as its competitors. (based on 2014 closed transactions source: CREA, RE/MAX) and have more specialized designations than any others, making them Canada’s most productive agents.
RE/MAX has always been a leader in the real estate industry, adopting the latest technology and creating innovative marketing programs. In 2012, RE/MAX was the first brand to expand its reach to the global market through a revolutionary global listing site. With listings from over 70 countries, displayed in over 30 languages, RE/MAX agents have the opportunity to search and post listings internationally, making international transactions easier than ever.
At the heart of RE/MAX is a deep commitment to the communities we operate in. That’s why we developed our exclusive Miracle Home Program, which allows RE/MAX agents to directly donate a portion of their home sales toward quality healthcare for children. RE/MAX agents also contribute millions of dollars to the Children’s Miracle Network through various cause-marketing programs each year.
Your home is one of the biggest investments of your life. When you’re ready to buy or sell, choose wisely—choose RE/MAX.
In addition to my “permanent” team, it takes many resources to complete a real estate transaction – everything from lawyers to painters, from home inspectors to plumbers. If you have need of a specific type of service provider, please fill in the form below and I, or my assistant Sue, will get back to you with some recommendations.
From Kris' Blog
What a year it was! The total number of residential and condo units sold through the Board’s MLS® System throughout all of 2017 was 17,083 vs 15,526 in 2016, an increase of 10%. Residential sales volume was up 16% and the condo market up 22% increase in the number of units sold. Average 2017 residential sale price was $425,063, an increase of 6.8% over 2016, while the average condominium sale price was $269,903, an increase of 3.4% over 2016. For the month of December, members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 771 residential properties through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® System compared with 711 in December 2016, an increase of 8.4%. The 5-year average for December sales is 687.The average sale price of a residential class property sold in December was $434,098, an increase of 3.4% over December 2016. The average sale price for a condominium class property was $255,335, a decrease of 3% from December 2016. December saw an increase of 8.4% in the number of units sold in residential sales and 25% in condo sales. This could very well be attributed to the changes in the mortgage qualification rules implemented January 1, 2018. Since every area is different, if you are thinking of buying or selling, please do give me a call. And – don’t forget those referrals – they are a huge contribution to the success of my business. Kris...