Team

Our  team has been in the real estate business in Ottawa for more than 55 years. They have established a successful business and have earned numerous awards including ” No.1 Sales Team in Ontario for Coldwell Banker”. Our contacts and the advertising we do enable us to find qualified buyers to facilitate a quick sale at a fair market price. Exposure in local and international magazines, newspapers and web sites are other avenues we actively use to attract interested buyers.

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cbr&c_c_vert_lrgWhile it might be nice to know how many homes we sell in a year or how many sales representatives we have across the country-are these the numbers that really matter?

At Coldwell Banker Rhodes & Company, we believe the most meaningful indicator of any real estate company’s performance is customer satisfaction. If the quality of our service ultimately leads to your satisfaction-100% satisfaction–then we will have accomplished what we set out to do. Isn’t that really the only measurement that matters to you, too?

How does a real estate company flourish in an unstable market? Ask Ned Rhodes, whose father founded Rhodes Real Estate in 1940. He’ll tell you that you need to keep abreast of new technology, attract and recruit top-notch sales representatives and stay involved in your business community. In 1988 Rhodes saw a need for change. In order to survive in a very competitive market and to give the company a new approach, a partnership was formed.

Rhodes and Company Ltd. was developed to include 3 new partners; Jim McKeown, Gary Greenwood, and Ross Heuchan. This expanded company was able to attract and recruit new agents, which is a critical part of the real estate business.

The Rhodes family has grown dramatically over the years. Their amalgamation with Coldwell Banker in 1995 produced Coldwell Banker Rhodes & Company, increasing their sales team to over 50 agents. Our award-winning team is made up of highly experienced agents that come from all over the Ottawa area and bring a wealth of talent and experience.

Coldwell Banker Rhodes has made a point of staying abreast of technological change. Wherever you are located-in Ottawa or around the world-we cn meet your needs through our network of more than 3,800 offices in 45 countries.

Part of Rhodes’ success can be attributed to a team approach and a strong client focus. Their weekly sales meetings attract guest speakers from the business community, brainstorming amongst the sales staff and an on-site tour of new listings by all the agents. There are over 50 sales representatives and a knowledgeable support staff, who, whether they are working with a buyer or seller, can count on the whole team’s input in the sales process.

Rhodes and his partners are excited about the future of the Ottawa real estate market and intend to grow their company by following a simple philosophy. Work hard, be innovative, network all the time and above all, employ only the best staff.

 

tony_2013Tony Rhodes
Sales Representative, President’s Elite

When you decide to buy or sell a home, Tony Rhodes is the person to call. Having his license in real estate since 1991 has given Tony the experience and expertise that will make the process a simple one. These years in the business have helped him to develop a wealth of resources and contacts to assist you in your real estate needs. Tony specializes in the higher end market of Rockcliffe Park as well as his own neighbourhood of Guildwood Estates and surrounding communities of Alta Vista. Tony is involved with Ringside for Youth which raises money for the Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa and is co-chair for Capital Oktoberfest; a fundraiser for the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.

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Tony’s successful career has been acknowledged by being presented with the Coldwell Banker “President’s Elite” award. The “President’s Elite” is an exclusive award earned by the top 2.5% sales representatives for Coldwell Banker in Canada. RhodesBarker has also been named “Number One Sales Team” in Ontario for Coldwell Banker.

Tony has always called Ottawa his home and can appreciate what this city and surrounding areas have to offer. Being married with three children has made Tony realize the importance of being an effective sales representative, allowing sufficient time for work and family life. “I believe a person should work just as hard at being successful in their personal life as they do in their professional life.”

With a family that has been in the real estate business for more than 70 years, it was clearly an obvious choice for Tony to follow in the successful footsteps of his uncle and grandfather. Real estate was Tony’s first choice for a career and has been his business since the age of 22 years.

Today, more than ever, it takes more than hard work to ensure his clients are satisfied with the results of their real estate experience. It takes knowledge of current market trends, knowledge of today’s property values, access to the latest technology, sharp negotiation skills, and above all, the patience to listen and understand his client’s real estate needs.

“I care about my clients, that’s why I succeed.”

Contact: tony@RhodesBarker.com

 

Chris_2013Christopher Barker
Broker, President’s Elite

Having been a licensed REALTOR® since 1983, you will be getting an accomplished, knowledgeable broker when you contact Christopher Barker for your real estate needs. Since most people buy or sell a home so few times in their lives, it’s reassuring to know that when you deal with Christopher Barker, you will be putting his many years of experience to work for you.

“Real estate is my profession. It was the first choice for my career; a career that I have chosen because I honestly enjoy the challenge of achieving the best results, in the shortest amount of time, with the least amount of stress.”

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Christopher’s success has been acknowledged by being consistently awarded the Coldwell Banker “President’s Elite” designation. The “President’s Elite” is an exclusive award earned by the top 2.5% of sales representatives for Coldwell Banker in Canada. RhodesBarker has also been awarded the “Number One Sales Team” in Ontario for Coldwell Banker.

No one can offer you more help finding a home that will meet your needs. No one can make the task of selling your home smoother or easier. Working with Christopher will minimize the surprises and this will leave everyone feeling content and satisfied with their real estate experience.

Growing up and working in the Ottawa area has given Christopher the knowledge and background needed to help his clients familiarize themselves with Ottawa and their chosen neighbourhood. As a resident of Rockcliffe Park with his wife and three children and a Board Member of the Rockcliffe Park Residents Association, Christopher knows the importance of finding the right home, in the right neighbourhood, that best suit your needs. Whether you choose Rockcliffe Park, Manor Park, New Edinburgh, Rothwell Heights or the Glebe as your new community, Christopher has the proven success and experience to help you get there.

“You can count on my support: I always strive to exceed my client’s’ expectations.”

Contact: cb@RhodesBarker.com

 

DawnDawn Hubbard
Marketing/Administration

Dawn Hubbard has been in the real estate business since 1991. Having started out as part of the sales support staff for Coldwell Banker Rhodes, she has chosen to diversify her office experience by assisting both Tony Rhodes and Christopher Barker in their real estate business. They had reached a point where they realized they couldn’t do it all and hiring Dawn proved to be a smart solution.

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Dawn has joined the team as office administrator to improve business productivity and to handle much of the detail work, allowing Tony and Christopher more time for personal contact. She assists in their day to day operation in a market that is constantly changing. Having an administrator in this technology-driven era is a necessity these days. While Dawn is administering the day to day office procedures, such as marketing, advertising, web site maintenance, client coordination, and processing sales, Tony and Christopher are focusing their time and energy on personal contact with their buyers and sellers.

Contact: dawn@RhodesBarker.com