Testimonials

Testimonials

I have bought and sold quite a few properties with different realtors in the past few years, but my experience in while working with Dean far surpasses my previous experiences.

His experience in marketing my home through internet exposure, local print advertising, and above all listening to my opinions helped sell where others failed.

One of the things I appreciate most about Dean was his patience with me while looking for a new home. We looked at so many, yet I never felt like I was wasting his time.

I have and will recommend Dean to anyone looking to sell or buy a home.

Cheers, Lorrie Parker

LORRIE PARKER,

I want to express my satisfaction and gratitude for the services provided to my wife and I by Dean Birks as our real estate agent. He was recommended to me by a competing agency from Regina as they did not have an office in Prince George. We had a very short amount of time to find a house and make an offer to purchase which required us to arrived on a Friday and visit homes for the next 4 days including the weekend. Dean went above and beyond in finding suitable homes based on our wish list. He was very much at our beck and call day and night during this time since we were pressed for time. His in-depth knowledge of Prince George's housing market and the city in general was invaluable to us as we had never been here before and knew little about the city and surrounding area. Our final purchase was a new home with a great deal of follow up required to ensure it was complete before our arrival in a few weeks. Dean had to make a lot of phone calls and visits on our behalf while we returned to Regina to pack up our old home and make the move. His knowledge of housing construction and applicable regulations was impressive and a big help to us coming from a completely different part of the country with different rules and challenges.

There is no question that I would recommend his services to anyone seeking an agent and can only hope that his will still be "in the business" when it is time for my next house sale.

David Doncaster

DAVID DONCASTER,

As we are fairly new to Canada we were really lucky to meet Dean Birks. He guided us through the whole process of finding and buying a new home. At any time we felt very well looked after. Dean recommended us the right projects and gave us the feeling of making the right decision.

Thanks a lot for your great support!

Silke and Peter van Wylick

SILKE & PETER VAN WYLICK,

“I had called another Realtor one day and this person didn’t get back to me. When I called Dean Birks the following day, he got back to us within the hour and he made available right away an opportunity for us to look at 1st house we wanted to look at before we purchased the 2nd house we looked at. Dean helped us with the paperwork and made everything we required ready in a prompt manner. Tracy and myself appreciate your work and we will for sure use you again. Thank-you.”

Mark Shaw

MARK SHAW,

My husband and I were both very impressed with the professional and courteous service we received from Dean Birks. He made our house-hunting experience easy and we would highly recommend him to any one looking for a Realtor.

Kelly Scholten

KELLY SCHOLTEN,

We would recommend Dean to anyone selling or buying real estate. He is very knowledgeable, gave us great service and became more of a friend than a realtor to us! Keep up the great work Dean!

Gerald and Liz Letcher

GERALD AND LIZ LETCHE,

"Having purchased investment properties in the past I have gone through a number of real estate agents and have never walked away feeling happy with the experience until I met Dean Birks. Dean listened to my needs and was able to find me two investment properties that work perfect for me. I appreciated that he was never too busy to answer my questions or fix any situations that arose and he has a rare quality of knowing exactly what he is selling"

Thanks
Tracy Taylor

TRACY TAYLOR,

Dean you have done a fantastic job with all the Home Sales and Purchases in my 12 years living in PG.
I guess like the times Lily and I have had to sell and leave it was from Economy Swings and market changes and not always really what we may have wanted to do at the time. Anyway you are a great Realtor that has kept your Integrity for all of our time working together and that is something that will be a life long mention when anyone we know asks if we know a reliable and hard working Realtor when needing to buy or sell a home in your area.

Thanks & Cheers

JAMES & LILY ASTLEY,

Once again Dean Birks has shown his colors and performed as a true professional in his trade. As an investor from out of town Dean listens to your comments and puts the details into action. He works diligently to get results and keeps you informed of the progress. Dean is the pro you want working on your team to get things done be it buying or selling.

Thanks again Dean for a making things happen for me.

Ed Stonehouse

ED STONEHOUSE,

Hello Dean,
We want to thank you so much for helping us with the sale of our home. Your professionalizm and expertise was beyond our expectations. We always felt you were there with our best interests in mind. We have - and will continue to recommend your excellent services. It was truly a pleasure to get to know you and thank you again for your excellent service.

Bob and Dianne Killman

BOB AND DIANNE KILLMAN,

Dean is the BEST!!! He is so patient and helped us out with all our questions and concerns...We've been looking for a home since September for we were relocating here....Never to busy to show us homes at the last minute and gave us superior advice. We recommend his service to a family member and their house had an accepted offer within a day...we will continue to use Dean and refer him to all our family & friends!

Thanks Dean so much for making our transition to wonderful Prince George a great experience.

Chris & Christine Leclerc

CHRISTINE LECLERC,

Our first experience buying a home was with Dean and from the moment we met him we seen how much knowledge he had and we trusted him with this experience right away. We trusted he wouldn't sell us a home that was not a right fit for us or that it was an unsafe buy. We had looked at some homes that he was very honest about and pointed out issues in them and the reason not to buy for good reason. I cannot express how happy I am with our home choice and we are so happy with the outcome. It was comfortable and it was relaxing knowing that we could trust that he knew what he was doing.

Rena and Gerald.

RENA & GERALD WHITECOTTON,

When we set out to buy our home we chose Dean Birks as our realtor. Dean was very helpful at finding houses that suited our needs, and even though the process was long he always remained helpful. I would recommend Dean to anyone looking to buy a home even my best-friend, and I did just that. When you start looking to buy a house you want someone like Dean Birks, he knows the housing market and will find you what you want.

Merry Christmas Dean!

DUSTIN & AMBER GAGNON,

Dean Birks was very attentive to my requirements for a home and provided all the available options on the market in order to narrow my focus and decide on what listings I wished to view. During the viewings, he provided the pros and cons of the property to assist with my decisions, when required. This was very valuable to me as I was new to the area. He also negotiated the best price possible. His assistance as a real estate agent was invaluable in acquiring the best home for me within my timetable and budget.

Thanks again,
Judith

JUDITH JOHNSON,

When we explored the ability to sell our home we interviewed realtors to see what our home was worth and how long it should take to sell. Dean came to us with the most thought out plan of sale of all realtors we interviewed; he utilized his good working relationships with other realtors from other firms and exposed our home to his targeted plan of sale. This proved very effective as we received and accepted an offer of sale in only 2 days. We highly recommend Dean for his professional business manner and his shared market experience that lead to the successful sale of our home.

BOB & VIVIAN WILLIAMS,

I looked at numerous houses over the course of 3 weeks. Dean was patient, non-biased, and informative. When I had questions, he had answers (or he knew who to call to get the answers). He quickly learned what I was looking for, and took me into houses that would fit me and my family while avoiding houses he knew I wouldn't like. I love my home Dean, thanks for helping me find it!

James and Lisa MacDonald

JAMES & LISA MACDONALD,

Choosing the right realtor can be a nerve racking experience. After interviewing a few realtors, we found Dean's energy and candid ways to be the right fit for us to entrust him with the sale of our house. Prince George Real estate is obviously more than just a job for Dean!
Thanks again,
The Chorneys

TYLER & THERESA CHORNEY,

As first time home buyers there was a lot of things that we didn't know. Dean took us through everything one step at a time. He helped us find the perfect home. He was there to answer all of our questions and went above and beyond to make sure it was done right.

If you're buying or selling a home you need the best real estate agent in town and Dean is definitely it.

Give him a call. You won't ever regret it.

CHRISTINA & EDWARD MARK,

Without reservation I would recommend Dean Birks as a Real Estate Agent. I found him to be knowledgeable and patient. He always has time to look at one more house. He also offers a lot of information and tools via his Web site that are extremely helpful with all your moving and non moving / relocation questions.

Regards
Ron Baker

RON BAKER,

Moving is an exciting life event, but it can be a very stressful, as well. There are so many details to consider. Among the most important of changes, and one containing potential for so many things to go wrong, is the acquisition of a new home. When looking for a new home in Prince George it was extremely important to me that my realtor would listen to what I wanted and work diligently to find just the right house for me, and that they would know their business well enough to get the job done with the least amount of stress for me.
Dean Birks was a knowledgeable, hardworking realtor that handled all the bumps along the road of home buying with the utmost professionalism and an ever-present positive attitude. His years of experience in the realty business in Prince George combined with his knowledge of and love for this community make him a realtor I would recommend to anyone shopping for real estate in the Prince George area.

-Lynn McCracken, new resident to Prince George.

LYNN MCCRAKEN,

When it was time to sell our home I interviewed several agents before I decided on Dean. He was so well organized, and efficient but mostly he belived in the house and what we could sell it for, and he was the agent that came in with the highest price. Within days he had a realtor tour through the house and an open house booked. We never did get to the open house as it was sold in about 10 days. Our sale had some tense moments but Dean kept the deal together and made it happen. The other thing I liked was when ever I had a question, I could always reach him, and he would get right back to me with a quick response.

I would strongly recommend Dean Birks to anyone selling or buying. Thanks Dean.

KEVIN & ALLISON MCCRAY,

“Dean provided expert assistance in the sale of our home in PG. The unique point is that it was done from a distance. We reside in Fort Nelson and our home was in PG. The process was seamless. Dean assessed our home, bench-marked it against other similar homes and ended up achieving a much better result than a competitor realtor had discussed with us. Our home sold quickly and painlessly. We would definitely recommend Dean’s services to our friends and family.”

Jack

JACK STEVENSON,

Having lived more than thirty years in Prince George, we have had the opportunity to see local realtors navigating a variety of markets. When it was time to relocate, we were able to consider a “blue ribbon” shortlist of realtors to sell our home. Dean Birks was selected and he more than lived up to our hopes and expectations. A consummate professional, Dean Birks can astutely sense the underlying value in a property and then realize that value through effective marketing. Dean proved to be the right choice for us. We can heartily recommend him to others who wish to sell.

Judy and Kerry Firth

JUDY & KERRY FIRTH,

Relocating from Calgary to Prince George was a big step for us, as we knew very little about Prince George prior to moving. We were very lucky to have Dean as our Real Estate Agent as he made the home buying process as simple as possible. From the beginning he made sure that he knew what we were looking for, and asked us questions so he would know our likes and dislikes. When we came to Prince George to purchase a home, Dean had everything well organized and gave us honest opinions on some of our choices. In the end we found a wonderful home in a great neighborhood and we look forward to working with Dean in the future.

Thanks again Dean!

GREG PETERS,

Thank you, Dean for making our first home purchase enjoyable. You always listened and gave great advice. You acted in our best interest and closed the deal we wanted. Even after the deal was firm, you continued to serve us. The contacts you refereed to us were second to none and spoke very highly of you. Dean, we appreciate the way you looked after us and always made sure we were completely satisfied. We will recommend you to everyone.

DOUG AND HOLLY MCALEER,

We would highly recommend Dean Birks as a real estate agent, He has been our real estate agent on more than one occasion and every time has given us his undivided attention, every detail looked after, every request taken care of. With Dean it is like you are his only customer and I know he is very busy. We do a lot of real estate business and we will be using Dean Birks again and again.

Thanks for your friendly and efficient service Dean

Sincerely
Randy and Val Kazemir

RANDY & VAL KAZEMIR,

Thanks Dean for the great service you provided for us with our real estate purchase in Prince George. As we are from out of town purchasing an investment property, your professionalism and hospitable nature was much appreciated. The door-to-door service from the airport, tour of Prince George and all of the properties we viewed was a fantastic introduction to the area. You made our purchase a breeze! Two thumbs up!!!

TAMI BALLARD,

I thought I would write you a note to let you know how pleased we were with our recent sale. Sometimes getting a realtor to handle rental properties can be a real hassle. We found you to be professional and prompt from the first day we met. We especially appreciated the fact that when we met, you did not take calls on your cell phone, we had 100% of your attention. You took care of dealing with our tenants and booking all appointments. The property was sold quickly and for almost full price. What more could a customer ask for. Thank You Dean for a job well done, you were worth every penny of that commission cheque.

Bruce and Kathy Kidd
Kidd Group

BRUCE & KATHY KIDD,

My husband and I were debating on moving to Prince George and Dean Birks made our decision easy. He was very knowledgeable about the city and each residential area that it really made us feel comfortable. With Dean’s help we have a beautiful house in an area we love!
Thanks
Nicole Jensen

NICOLE JENSEN,

We’re very happy with the over and above service we received from Dean on the purchase of our new home. Dean was very eager on researching and providing us with available properties, taking time to show us difference properties, he made our deal happen. It was a pleasure to deal with such a efficient, diligent and sincerely nice person… we couldn’t say enough good about him.

Thanks
Wendy & Jeff Hinton

WENDY & JEFF HINTON,

We have had the pleasure of dealing with Dean for our real estate investments. Although the homes are not for our personal use, Dean treated us with the same personal and friendly service that he gives all his clients. He always knows what we are looking for and contacts us continually with his newest finds that might be of interest to us. He is the most energetic and honest realtor we have had the pleasure of dealing with and do not hesitate to recommend him to anyone. Whether it be for property investments or buying your dream home, we know that Dean Birks will go that extra mile for you as he does for us. Thanks Dean!

JOHN BRAUSE,

Blah, blah, blah, ya he's good. Just wished he had more hair and moved to Kamloops.!
PS - I would hire Dean anytime.

Regards
John

JOHN METCALFE,

We just sold our home and upgraded to another. We would like to thank you Dean for all your help. Your patience, flexible hours, & professionalism is fantastic. Your website is the best!! The "client updates" tab was very helpful for the move. We tell everyone we know that you went way above and beyond when the financing fell through for the purchasers of our old home and came up with another buyer.

We do and will recommend you to anyone looking for a realtor in Prince George Real Estate market. We would definitely call you if/when we are ready to do business again.

Thanks so much – you made a very difficult time very easy!!

Jay & Melanie Robbestad

JAY & MELANIE ROBBESTAD,

Both my wife and I are happy to recommend Dean Birks as a realtor in Prince George. Our experience with him has been a very positive one. In addition to his thorough knowledge of real estate in the area, he is level-headed and calm in his analysis which is especially useful in a fluctuating market. While selling our home, he was always responsive to our needs and highly professional in his work. Our house sold very close to the price at which we listed it (and which Dean recommended). Dean was equally knowledgeable and professional when it came to assisting us to find a new house with exactly the features, price and location we were looking for.

PETER EWART,

Rob and I really do appreciate everything you have done for us. We both feel you went over and above to try and get us top dollar and make a sale (it is unfortunate that everyone else had the bright idea to sell at the same time we did!). You were creative and original. You are very professional, very available and understanding of your clients needs and anxieties during what can be very emotionally trying times for people. We are both very happy to have had you as our realtor and to have gotten to know you both on a professional level as well as you and your family on a personnel level (hope they are all well, give them our best!). We would not hesitate to use Dean as our realtor in any future dealings we have or as we are now outside of the PG area, to contact Dean for a referral of a realtor that has the same work ethics and morals as he. Thanks again Dean for everything you have done for our family.

ROB & LEANNE THOMPSON,

"My wife and I were very impressed with Dean when
he sold all of our investment properties and settled us into our new
home".

Mia and Richard Laube

MIA & RICHARD LAUBE,

My wife and I recently put our house on the market so I wanted to deal with a person I considered a professional in the real estate business so that's why we called Dean.
It was the day after we listed our house he was already showing it and it did not take long for it to be sold. We then had to purchase a house and Dean helped us with that as well and I loved the fact he always made time to accommodate us to look at properties which helped us buy a house quickly which we needed to do. I would definitely recommend Dean for your real estate needs and I would also mention everyone at Royal Lepage very helpful when we called for anything.
Thanks again Dean much appreciated.

Brent & Gayleen Stone

BRENT STONE,

Dean came to us highly recommended, which was extremely important as this was the first home that we were selling. He explained the entire process in a way that made us feel very comfortable with the proceedings. He kept us informed during the entire time our house was listed, and it sold very quickly! He also recommended a Royal LePage realtor in the area we were relocating to, and she proved to be an excellent resource as well. We would highly recommend Dean to anyone who is in the process of buying or selling a home, especially those who are new to the experience.

Thanks
Dennis & Sharon M

DENNIS & SHARON M,

Dean Birks was very insightful assistance by providing suitable options from which I purchase the best home for my needs.
Later when I had to leave Prince George, Dean Birks provided an accurate assessment of my home which assisted me to arrive at a competitive sale price for my home and it sold in less than 5 days.
Throughout both processes, Dean Birks provided accurate information and analysis of the real estate market which led to a successful purchase and sale of my home.

All the best
Judith Johnson

JUDITH JOHNSON,

Having never sold a property before, Dean helped guide me through the process, which was surprisingly painless, and I learned a lot. I highly recommend his services as he makes it easy, efficient, thorough, and I felt he had my best interests in mind through out the sale. Thank you for the great service Dean!

Thanks again!
Vaunda

VAUNDA DUMONT,

I recently listed my duplex in Prince George with Dean Birks and after a couple of discussions, I felt very comfortable and assured that Dean would do everything possible to sell my property. He viewed the property and provided me with some comparables and a plan to sell the property, which was sold in two weeks. After my experience with Dean, I would highly recommend him for anyone looking to purchase or sell a property in the Prince George area.

Rick & Cheryl

RICK & CHERYL OAKES,

We were extremely pleased with Dean Birks as our chosen realtor for selling out property. He is very professional, personable and will go the extra mile to sell your property.

WILF AND MARLENE NELSON,

If you're looking for a great realtor we highly recommend Dean Birks, He helped us sell our old house and then spent many hours helping us find another one that suited our needs. Dean was always easy to get a hold of, very professional in all our dealings and helped make the whole process a lot easier. His use of the web pages and electronic media was a real help as we were away much of the time. Thanks Dean

Stan and Bertha Utz

STAN & BERTHA UTZ,

I would highly recommend using Dean Birks again if I was looking at purchasing or selling my home.

As a long-time resident, I found him very informative about Prince George and the surrounding area. Whatever your needs, residential or commercial, there isn’t a doubt in my mind that Dean can help you find what you need.
He’s a realtor who won’t pressure you to finalize the deal and is accessible 24/7 to answer any of your questions or concerns.

Let’s face it, we live in a world where time is money…. Feeling comfortable to step back and assess a situation is priceless!

Marina Meldrum

MARINA MELDRUM,

My wife and I have used Dean exclusively for all of our real estate dealings over the last 21 years, Deans professionalism and drive are second to none and whether its buying or selling our home(s) or looking for our recreational property he has never let us down. Even when we were not listing we could call Dean for advice and he would eagerly share his outlook on current and future market conditions assisting us in deciding what’s best for us, At times his advice would not benefit him! In short we have received unrivalled service from Dean right up until our needs have been met and he has earned our
loyalty.

Darren & Lisa Johnson

DARREN & LISA JOHNSON,

Our property was situated in the North of Prince George, a challenge for Dean and us to find the right buyer who appreciates life in a lovely valley and rural setting. Dean provided us with the best possible service to market our property, and he went above and beyond to close this sale.

Again, thank you so much for all your hard work.

Silke and Peter

SILKE AND PETER VAN WYLICK,

I would recommend Dean and I will work with him in the future. He did a great job of showing us the type of house we want to see in the appropriate price range.
Thanks Dean

DEAN BERGEN,

Dean was recommended by a co-worker to sell an older home that had been on the market for over a year. He was very efficient, friendly, and professional. He provided valuable advice on an asking price, answered all our questions, and was prompt in getting back to us by phone, text, or email. Our house was sold within a month. We were very satisfied and highly recommend him.

Thanks Dean,
Bruce and Lenora Fillion

BRUCE AND LENORA FILLION,

I used Dean Birks as my realtor several times - He has been always very open and honest with me. I value his professionalism and non pushy approach. Oh and also he loves chicken wings.

ARMENIO SARDINHA,

Client Review - After 33 years in Prince George my wife and I retired to Cranbrook to be closer to family.
We spent a great deal of time renovating our house and deciding on the best realtor to take us through the process of listing, showing and selling our home.
Dean Birks was knowledgeable about the real estate values in our neighbourhood. We were able to communicate effortlessly and quickly with Dean through his access to all forms of technology.
Dean was able to find the perfect buyer to fit with our timeline and selling price.
Now that we look back on our selling experience we realize that Dean with his contacts and professionalism made the entire process seem effortless.
We have great memories of the time and people we got to know in Prince George and now can add Dean Birks to those we were fortunate enough to get to know.

Jim/Maria Stinson

JIM & MARIA STINSON,