Having Richard as our agent helped us get the best deal possible on our first home and made our home buying experience both fun and easy!
We were both new to Ottawa and had only a faint idea of which neighbourhoods and types of homes would suit our needs. He provided the guidance we needed to pick a home that would work for us now and in the future while protecting our financial investment.
To begin, we were fairly picky about what we wanted but Richard encouraged us to think outside the box and ultimately that allowed us to find our beautiful home!
We are very grateful for Richard! He explained the process easily, responded to all of our emails and calls and connected us with the people required to make us feel at ease about our purchase. His support, negotiation skills and kind demeanor helped us get the best possible deal on our home and we are incredibly happy to have had the opportunity to work with him.
We would recommend him to any first-time home buyer, or any buyer for that matter!
— Alyson & Dan
The decision to sell my home in Kanata was frightening enough, but I put total Faith in Richard! I had numerous things happening in my personal life and didn’t have the time to handle any additional stress. Richard took it all on, offering sound advice as an Agent and as a friend. He was bang on in everything he told me and worked diligently to sell my home. He even helped me find other professionals to have things fixed etc in the house. Needless to say, when it came time to buy my current home, I knew who to call. Richard was always available, offered plenty of choices and suggestion as well as a ton of support to me and my children during the move and to this day, months later. Thank You, Richard, for being an amazing Agent, and now, friend! The girls and I are forever indebted to you!
We wish you Much Success!
— Jen, Sha & Kate
When deciding to buy a house Richard was the one person whom I thought would truly do their best to represent myself and my fiancé in a fair and professional manner. Having worked in the Real Estate business myself for a number of years and having met a lot of agents, I had a definite idea of what type of agent I would like to do business with. They must be honest, professional, knowledgeable and looking out for my best interest (as opposed to their own). This is exactly the service that Richard provided to my fiancé and I, I enjoyed working with him so much that I have since recommended several of my friends and colleagues to use his services.
— Christina & Ryan
From our first time we met, I was looking for a list of open houses in the Ottawa area, Richard has been helpful courteous, and knowledgeable. He readily adapted to my knowledge, and made my wife and I feel a part of the decision process. He showed numerous homes and quickly adapted his suggestions in homes to show us based on our comments and suggests. He never made us feel rushed and respect our decisions. He was enormously patient as my wife and I evolved our taste in homes in the Ottawa market to suit the market. I strongly recommend Richard Cook to anyone looking for a new home in Ottawa area, especially Kanata. His passion to help, his integrity, and his overall easy going demeanour makes him an ideal buyer’s agent. If and when we are ready to sell our home he will be our first call and only call for listing our home and finding a new one.
— Ryan & Marlene
I just wanted you to know I am so very thankful for your help in selling my home in Ottawa and helping me buy a home in Pembroke.
When my company offered me a promotion and the opportunity to move my family to such a great place as Pembroke I jumped at the offer without thinking of the logistics involved with having 8 weeks to sell my home and buy another! Fortunately I knew I could count on your being able to make it all happen for my family.
So while I went to Pembroke ahead of my family and began my new job I knew that having you in Ottawa would guarantee the sale of that home. And also you were able to help me find the perfect home in Pembroke! I explained what we needed as a family, you asked a lot of questions and took us out to look at some places. The very one I didn’t want to see you persuaded me to check out and wouldn’t you know it? That was the very home we decided to buy. On the internet and on paper it didn’t seem like the place for us but it was perfect right down to the paint color on the walls! You made it all happen behind the scenes and made it look easy but I know you worked so hard on our behalf.
Thank you for making my family’s move to a new city a seemingly easy process and fun. I had enough on my mind with the promotion, new job, new staff etc. I thank you so much for being there to do all the things I didn’t have the time or energy to even contemplate.
Just a warning, I may not be able to stay here forever so I may be calling you again soon.