Selling A HOME
If you're thinking about listing, you'll want to read Dirk’s free guide that lays out the selling process, answers frequently asked questions, points out what mistakes to avoid, and lets you know what costs you can expect.
Dirk’s carefully developed process and customized marketing have earned him a reputation for excellence, and resulted in many successes for his seller clients. Sales of his listings have set numerous historical price records, as he helped maximize returns for his clients. He will negotiate to secure the best price and terms for you. With many satisfied sellers, Dirk is proud of his five-star rating across multiple review platforms. Put simply: you’ll get more than you will with other agents.
Smart sellers like you understand that 'market value' for a home covers a range of prices — not a single figure — and the way to get to the top of that range is to work with an agent who knows how to capture the hearts and minds of the kinds of people looking for a home like yours.
Dirk’s approach takes advantage of strategic combinations of numerous industry-leading marketing tools. He prepares a customized marketing plan for every listing, which is tailored to tell your home’s unique story to specific, targeted sets of buyers identified in his in-depth market analysis.
His cutting-edge property marketing includes:
- Expert consultation on precision pricing, preparation, staging, and marketing
- HD/HDR Photography with professional DSLR camera equipment
- An absorbing, thoughtfully-produced video that conveys the the story and feeling of your home
- Aerial imagery & video
- Precision laser-measured digital floor plans
- Immersive 3D VR tours and 24/7 virtual open house that works on any device
- Comprehensive documentation and records procurement, organized, packaged, and presented to prospective buyers to aid in their purchasing decision
- Professional online presentation of your home, with targeted digital advertising driving to a custom web site containing property information and multimedia
Dirk has extensive experience serving clients across all price points, and specialized additional training in:
- Agency requirements, RECBC regulations, and duties to clients
- Condo and strata sales
- Secondary suites, garden suites, and transient accommodation
- Selling tenant-occupied properties
- Luxury property marketing — as a Christie’s International Real Estate Certified Luxury Specialist
More Market Knowledge
As researcher and co-author of The Q Report, one of Victoria’s most thorough, widely read, and highly regarded real estate market reports, Dirk is continually engaged in analyzing sales data, trends, regional price movements, available inventory, and identifying opportunities based on market conditions. His ability to apply this deep knowledge of the current local market to any number of individual housing situations puts this expertise to work for you directly. Before your next move, make sure you get up to speed on the market at victoriaqreport.com.
Signing a listing contract with a real estate broker is a commitment, and it can be hard deciding who to hire when the service isn’t something you can ‘try before you buy.’ Dirk understands this concern, and offers a performance-based satisfaction guarantee to his clients as a way to stand behind the service he provides.
What's my Home Worth?
When you request a Market Analysis from Dirk, you can expect a thorough, well-researched evaluation that comparatively assesses carefully selected properties similar to yours, examines the listing and sales data, and calculates multiple pricing metrics in providing an opinion of market value that you can count on. This evaluation is part of Dirk's listing service, and comes at no cost to you. Dirk’s proven track record in producing accurate valuations is informed by both extensive experience and the market knowledge that comes from his awareness of large and small scale trends affecting the marketplace.