If you were thinking about buying a home in the Athabasca region let me share my personal experience with you. In June 2015 my wife and two children had decided that it was time to make a change in our lives and move to the country. We had been living in Grande Prairie at the time and I was working in Fort McMurray making the travel back and forth. So now comes the big part that everyone talks about, finding a realtor that is going to work for your best interests and not just for the money. Because I was from out of town, this was going to be a bit of a challenge. So I looked up Royal LePage and found a realtor named Shahira Bury and give her a call, in no time at all she was sending my wife and I homes to look at. After working with her for a while we had made are decision on a home and were moving forward with the buying process. As we walk down this path towards our new home and Town, Shahira was most helpful with her knowledge of her community and with helping us find all the things we would need in town. From the changeover off bills., to hook ups and getting your mail and even getting the kids ready for school in the upcoming year. This realtor was on the ball and has a wonderful knowledge of her town and its resources to help you with ever step you can think of. She makes you feel right at home with everything like you have lived there your whole life. Shahira Bury has made my family’s life change experience one of the most happiest times in our lives and we are so grateful for all she has done for us. We would like to thank here for all her help and knowledge with our move to Athabasca and becoming locals in such a beautiful community. Thank You Shahira
Jason & April Burns
I used Shahira Bury to sell my Mother’s house and also to buy a house for myself. My Mom’s house wasn’t an easy sell but, with Shahira’s experience and knowledge of the housing market and what things needed to be done, it sold. Shahira was professional and easy to deal with when purchasing our home. She was quick to answer questions and get info to me when I needed it. I would recommend her to everyone that needs to sell or purchase a house.
We had become interested in a listing of a lakefront cottage when we were camping in the area. We contacted the realtor who introduced us to Ashley Weymouth, Buyers Agent for Shahira Bury, Realtor® Royal LePage County Realty Athabasca, AB. She arranged to show us 3 properties in the area so we could compare what was available. From the beginning and throughout the closing process, Ashley was always on top of it, and she was quickly available when we had questions. She patiently and knowledgeably worked through any questions we had, no matter how big or small. Ashley made sure that all deadlines were met, and tirelessly stayed on top of the process. We appreciated her solid good work and dedication to get the job done from start to finish. I would highly recommend Ashley Weymouth to anyone looking for property in the Athabasca County. Thanks again!!!
Francine & Lloyd Carefoot
I want to thank Shahira for all her help in the selling of my old house and the purchasing of my new one. When I listed my house, I did not expect it to sell so quickly, but with her professional experience and show casing it sold in just under a month. When I was looking for the new house she knew exactly what I wanted and found me the right place right away. I would definitely recommend Shahira to all my friends looking to sell or purchase.
Professional, courteous, and approachable, Shahira has a good sense of what families are looking for. She knows her business and you will benefit from her experience and her ability to communicate effectively with you. We benefited especially as Shahira sold our house shortly after our new listing with her. Others highly recommended Shahira to us, and we highly recommend her to you!
Ron & Melanie Opmeer
We’ve dreamed of owning lake-front property for years and were dealing with another Athabasca based agent. There were a couple of properties we really liked, but weren’t able to get the deal closed. After much frustration, we decided to give Shahira a call regarding one of the properties she was listing. From the start, Shahira asked us some specific questions to make sure she understood our wants and needs. Early in 2014, Shahira showed us our dream property! She helped us through the negotiation process and helped us close the deal. The deal ended up having some hurdles we had to get over, but Shahira was supportive and available the whole time. Throughout the entire process, Shahira was extremely professional, empathetic during challenges and great to work with. She knows the region well and was able to answer any questions we had regarding comparable properties and alternatives. We would highly recommend her to anyone else looking for an awesome real estate agent! She goes above and beyond to help her clients. Our family are living our dream! Thanks Shahira for everything you’ve done!
K & G Nikiforuk
It was an absolute pleasure dealing with you on the sale of our cottage. It was certainly a unique situation with most of the transaction taking place from out of the Country. Your attention to detail and perseverance made the experience enjoyable. This was the fifth real estate transaction I have done in the past two years and it was the most professional of the group. Thank you for your sincerity and expertise.
“We recently sold our home in Athabasca and Shahira made it so much easier for us. Her fantastic personality combined with years of expertise were real assets during the whole process. She helped us prepare everything for sale and gave great advice on what we could do to increase the value of our property. When it came time to close the deal, Shahira navigated us through with professional style. It was a very pleasant experience from start to finish and I have recommended Shahira to many of my friends and colleagues.”
Our house sale involved several complexities outside of the standard sale of country residential property. We really appreciated Shahira’s ability to keep all the balls aloft in the air, while still maintaining poise, professionalism and a sense of humor. We would definitely not hesitate in working with Shahira again or recommending her to others.
D. & R.
Thank you Shahira for all your help in finding our new home. When we started our search we had very vague ideas of what we wanted and where we could find it. Your knowledge of this area, as well as questions about our family’s needs, were indispensable in helping us narrow our choices. Because we were looking long distance, you saved us countless hours of fruitless driving (with three small children!) by giving us as much information about prospective properties as you could before we set up appointments to see a house. This in depth knowledge of the local housing market, including many of the specific properties, was a first for us and was very much appreciated. Without all of your knowledge, skill and patience, we may have found a house but we probably wouldn’t have found the house of our dreams, which is what we now have. Thank you again.
Sincerely, Heather and Joe Bouzane.