Real Estate & Mortgage Broker, Team Founder
Jody is one of Ottawa’s top Real Estate Brokers. Starting his real estate career in 2004, Jody Lavoie provides a truly personal experience to each of his clients. Jody was born and raised in Ottawa and now currently resides in Barrhaven. The Lavoie family has been trading in real estate since 1972.
To add to the level of service he provides to his clients, in 2008 Jody became a licensed mortgage broker. As a broker Jody works with his clients to find the right person to arrange their mortgage or other financial options.
He founded the charity project Renovation Challenge in 2007-2008 Not only did this award help benefit the community; it is also enhancing Jody’s ability to help his clients. As the general foreman on the renovation project, getting right into each and every project at the house, Jody’s knowledge of home construction has grown astronomically.
Within the Real Estate community Jody remains heavily active. Jody is a Director of the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) and a member of several committees within RECO, he spends countless hours each year trying to improve the standards and practices of real estate members in this province. This truly shows his passion not only for each client he represents, but also for the entire industry and all of the public.
Jody is committed to making the buying and selling experience a simple and fun one for his clients. Jody’s philosophy is that Everyone Needs A Great Agent!®. He is constantly looking for ways to change, improve and be even better, all for the sake of giving his clients the Great Agent Experience. Everyone Needs a Great Agent!®
Real Estate Sales Representative, Business Partner; Melanie@GreatAgent.ca
Melanie is hard working, enthusiastic, passionate and is always up for a challenge. Learning and growing are her passion which is a perfect match for real estate. Melanie started her real estate career in 2006. She has flown up the ranks from a part time receptionist to branch administrator to Sales Representative. Melanie joined Jody at the Great Agent Team in November of 2010 and has not looked back. Melanie's ability to understand client needs and manage the team are an asset to all those who come in contact with her. She not only works with clients, she also manages the group and is always able to find answers to tough questions.
Melanie grew up in the country and has also lived in many different parts of Ottawa; this gives her a great balance of experience to meet all her clients and partners needs.
On her personal time, Melanie enjoys spending time with her 2 young boys and her dog. She actively volunteers with Sit With Me, which is a local foster based shelter dog rescue and completes in dog sports with her personal dog. She also loves camping, gardening and planning home renovations.
Melanie puts her all into everything that she does, will always fight for what is best for her clients and goes above and beyond what the average agent does.
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