- Over two decades of full time Real Estate sales in Victoria, BC
- Placed in the Top 2% in North America
- Re/Max President, Executive, Platinum & top 100 in Canada Awards 1991/96
- Consistent Gold MLS Award Winner
- More than 1700 homes sold
- Over $ 200 million of Real Estate sold
- Accredited Staging Home Professional (ASP)
- Highly skilled in all aspects of negotiation
- Ability to negotiate in 6 languages
- Lifetime member of Who’s Who Registry of Entrepreneurs & Executives
- Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS)
- Listed as a Certified Luxury Specialist Wall Street Journal Online
- Member of a Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI)
- Member of Coldwell Banker Slegg Realty/ Coldwell Banker # ranked 1 ONLINE
Born in former Czechoslovakia Suzy immigrated to Canada in 1967 with her parents and sister. Fluent in six languages, Suzy has enjoyed 20+successful years of direct sales experience. Suzy became a TOP PRODUCING full time Realtor in Toronto becoming a Multi-Million Dollar producer and a repeat Victoria Real Estate Board Gold Award winner.
Later, as a single parent with her son John, she worked various jobs. Suzy enjoyed a very successful career in Property Management and Ladies Fashions. She discovered that sales and marketing were indeed her fascination and strength. She worked her way up form sales to manager and ultimately to a Director of Promotions and Marketing for a chain of high fashion stores in Toronto. Suzy’s innovation and daring marketing ideas got her written up in many articles in Toronto and surrounding area newspapers. Suzy also held Positive Mental Attitude workshops with great results.
In 1987 Suzy entered the exciting profession of Real Estate joining her sister Katarina. In 1988 Suzy and Katarina joined Century 21. For the next three years they were consistently award winners, winning the “Centurion” Award, the highest international award that one can earn. This placed Suzy and Katarina in the TOP 2% IN SALES IN NORTH AMERICA in 1990 when she has decided to relocate to Victoria where her success in Real Estate continues as she time after time places in the top 1 % of realtors in Victoria.
Established as a Multi-Million dollar producer in Victoria, due to her high profile in sales, she is frequently consulted by builders and developers on how to effectively market and price their property for maximum return on their investment. Suzy’s assistants allow her to be very productive without sacrificing the warm and personal service she is known for. Suzy’s many years as a sales and marketing director have helped her create a powerful and effective marketing campaign which ensure her clients reach their goals. Her amazing level of energy and enthusiasm is fuelled by a passion and commitment to provide unsurpassed service and results. Suzy’s award winning negotiating ability enables her to obtain the best results. Suzy consistently received numerous achievement awards during her six years at Re/Max in Victoria.
Known well for her pioneering spirit, setting trends and being well ahead of her time Suzy credits being one of the leading realtors in Canada to her extensive marketing background. In 1988 in Toronto Suzy started (and continues here in Victoria to date) a new phenomena called staging/showcasing her sellers houses, giving her sellers a huge advantage and generally selling for much more money and much shorter time. Suzy says ” how you live in your house and how you sell your house are two different things, you never get a second chance to make a first impression “.
Striving on challenges, Suzy chooses to work often with expired properties (previously listed by another real estate company but failed to sell for one reason or another) and “For Sale By Owners.” Her exceptional track record selling and particularly the hard to sell properties speaks for itself. Suzy has a database of serious as buyers she believes that the sellers have hired her to SELL their property not just LIST it. This is a result of principal based work ethics, sincere effort, wise choices and skillful execution. When you hire Suzy you are assured you are getting on of the most effective Real Estate services available.