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“Our Home Was Uniquely Marketed For its Qualities And Not Just Treated with a Broad-brush Approach.”

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Monday, April 27, 2009 To Whom It May Concern: We engaged Zaba Real Estate to represent us in the sale of our home and 145-acre land parcel in South Bragg Creek after our six-month listing agreement ran out with a prior realtor. The primary reason that we contacted Dwayne was that during our previous listing, he showed our property to more prospective clients than any other realtor. When we met with Dwayne prior to engaging him, he presented us with an impressive marketing plan for our home. What impressed us even more was that he followed through on his promises. Dwayne was very professional and thorough in understanding not only our needs and desires but also our property, so that he could present it in the best light to prospective clients. He walked the land with us many times looking at potential accesses for clients, and he got contractors out to assess the cost and viability of various options to accommodate buyers with specific needs.We felt our home was being uniquely marketed for its qualities and not just treated with a broad-brush approach. Dwayne kept us informed of all activities on our property and made sure that visiting clients were already familiar with what we were offering, so that our time was not wasted with unnecessary showings. When he was not available, Dwayne ensured that we had an informed back-up available in case anything came up. We never felt unrepresented at any point in the process, which we had experienced with a number of other realtors. Overall, Dwayne represented us extremely well, advised us appropriately, and in the end achieved what we engaged him to do in a very professional manner. We would highly recommend Dwayne to anyone and would not hesitate using him again ourselves if the opportunity presents itself. Sincerely, Jerry and Maria Osborne

“We Were Very Impressed with Their

Honesty, Reliability And Competence And Highly Recommend Them to anyone Buying Or Selling A Home In Bragg Creek”

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Royal LePage Benchmark Realty Bragg Creek, Alberta, T0L 0K0

Attention: Dwayne Zaba It is a pleasure for us to provide this letter of recommendation as a follow-up to the recent listing and sale of our residence in Bragg Creek. After an unsuccessful attempt to sell our home using another Bragg Creek realtor, over the summer and fall of 2009 we made the decision to list with Royal LePage Benchmark at Christmas. The transaction was handled very efficiently and professionally from start to finish. The entire sales process, including the evaluation of current market conditions, selling strategies, prompt feedback from showings, brochures and advertising, through to the offer and the final closing process, was to our complete satisfaction. We were very impressed with the honesty, reliability and competence of the Zaba – Bragg Creek team, and highly recommend them to anyone selling or purchasing a home in the Bragg Creek area. Sincerely,

Sandy and Al Menzies

“Dwayne is by far the

most impressive real estate agent we have ever dealt with”

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September 8, 2010 To whom it may concern: On August 31 we closed on real estate in Bragg Creek. Dwayne Zaba was the listing agent. We contacted his office initially to view three properties that we had identified in t he Bragg Creek area via an internet search. None of these properties met our needs; however, upon returning to his office and after discussing our needs, an additional listing was suggested. It was clear that Dwayne and his team are experts on real estate in the Bragg Creek area. Dwayne was very accommodating to our timetable for the initial viewing and a subsequent visit. He was very knowledgeable about the property and was able to answer all our questions. In no way did he ever push the sale and always left the next step to us. When we decided to make an offer, Dwayne was extremely professional in fairly representing both the seller and buyer in the transaction. We were quickly able to arrive at an agreed-upon purchase price with the seller. The offer was conditional on the inspection of the dwelling and flow/chemical analysis tests of the water wells. Dwayne coordinated all of this for us and had everything completed in an expedited fashion. When we requested a one-day change to the possession date, it was immediately taken care of with no issues. Dwayne also arranged for a session with the sellers to explain the various workings of the utility systems on the property. At close, Dwayne was again accommodating of our timetable and was at the p roperty to do a walk-through. He has since followed up to ensure there are no unresolved issues with the property. Dwayne was most professional, helpful and courteous. He is by far the most impressive real estate agent we have dealt with in our history of buying and s elling properties. We would highly recommend him to both buyers and sellers. Ron and Margaret Wilkinson

“Simply the best in the Bragg Creek

real estate market ”

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To whom it may concern, We are writing this letter of referral for Dwayne Zaba and his company Royal LePage Benchmark after completing a successful sale of our West Bragg Creek home in 2011. Because of Dwayne’s respected standing in the community, his professional approach to real estate services and his outstanding communication/marketing expertise, we had no hesitation in consulting with him on this major move for us. Our goal was to sell our home in a 2 year time period, with a long-term possession date (6 months minimum) and at a value that we set which was not negotiable. To even make it more difficult for Dwayne, we asked that the listing be exclusive to him with no signage on the property and with viewings of the home kept to a minimum with serious buyers only. From the very beginning of our association with Dwayne and his outstanding staff, the effective open communication we had with him gave us the confidence that over our time frame, our home would sell. Our home sold in less than 2 months! Amazing, shocking and emotional, but with Dwayne’s help, it was completely seamless. Every question and concern we had he responded to immediately and helped solve even the smallest issues that arose. We have no hesitation in recommending Dwayne to you when faced with the major decisions involving purchasing or selling your home. He is simply the best in the Bragg Creek real estate market. Sincerely, Tom and Sue Wood


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Dear Dwayne: We can’t thank you enough for your professionalism, expertise, patience and hard-work during our recent acreage sale in the Bragg Creek area. Prior to us listing our home, you consistently went out of your way to ensure we were well informed about the lengthy process that lay ahead - you were honest and straightforward in your professional advice; we always felt that our complete satisfaction was your only concern. Once we were ready to sell, your experience really came into play: your proven marketing strategies along with your expertise in real estate negotiations were outstanding. Your advice and insight throughout the process was invaluable; you kept us completely up to date the entire time. We particularly want to say that your level of professionalism has been very refreshing. It has been an absolute pleasure working with you Dwayne and we strongly recommend you to anyone that may be looking to sell in Bragg Creek. Thomas and May Patten

“Thank you for making our

dreams come true”

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April 20, 2011 To Whom It May Concern: Last October, we decided to sell our log home in Bragg Creek and contacted Dwayne Zaba as our listing agent. We have nothing but praise and gratitude for Dwayne’s professionalism, listening talents, operational skills and public relations abilities. He and his team (Joan Zaba and Megan Moon-Grant) met and surpassed all of our expectations. We were in Arizona when our house sold in February, and Dwayne coordinated our responsibilities regarding the conditions of sale. His service contacts were of the highest quality. We closed our deal as of April 15. In the meantime, within a three-day period we decided to buy a new home in Bragg Creek, which was also listed with Dwayne Zaba. Dwayne had earned our trust and respect for his integrity in his communications with both seller and buyer. We bought our new home with our son and daughter-in-law, completing the transaction in a few days and taking possession on April 18. To facilitate the moving process, Dwayne arranged for us to have early possession of our new home through a rental contract. Thank you Dwayne for making our dreams come true. You made it possible for seniors and youth to continue to enjoy the magic of this beautiful valley. We will continue to recommend you to both sellers and buyers. With gratitude,

“Outstanding Job. Professional Approach.

Successful Outcome.”

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May 30th, 2012 Dwayne Zaba Royal LePage Benchmark 6-27, Balsam Avenue, The Old West Mall Bragg Creek, AB, T0L 0K0 Dear Dwayne, Jane and I would like to thank you, Joan and Megan for the outstanding job you did in marketing and selling our home in Bragg Creek. Your professional approach and in depth knowledge of the market were tremendously beneficial to a successful outcome. The fact that you live in the area and are passionate about it were key factors as well. We were very impressed with your team. Knowing that Joan and Megan would provide assistance and answer our questions in an unbiased and friendly way was very reassuring and put us at ease throughout the process. Suffice it to say we were very satisfied and delighted by the quality of your work. I have already recommended you to friends and will continue to do so. No doubt we will be out your way in the near future and look forward to dropping in for a visit. Please feel free to use us as a reference for potential clients. We would be only too happy to tell them about our positive experiences. Best Regards,

Roger Thomas

“The marketing strategies, photography, brochures and advertising materials are

second to none”

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Feb 13th, 2012 Royal LePage Benchmark RealtyBragg Creek, Alberta, T0L 1W0 Dear Dwayne Zaba, We are please to provide this letter of recommendation for you and your staff after the recent sale of our home and property in the Bragg Creek area. Our property was listed with Royal LePage Benchmark around the beginning of September 2011, when the real estate market was very slow. We chose Dwayne and his staff because of his reputation as the best realtor in the area. They did not disappoint us, as our home was sold December 14, 2011. The entire undertaking was managed with efficiency and professionalism from beginning to end, incorporating evaluation of the current market conditions and selling prices for similar properties over the past few years. This allowed us to come to an educated and realistic decision regarding the pricing for our own property. Dwayne’s marketing strategies, photography, brochures and advertising materials are second to none – all done with courtesy, care and promptness. We highly recommend Dwayne Zaba and the competent staff of Royal LePage Realty to anyone buying or selling a property in the Bragg Creek area. Sincerely,  John and Mary Beth Galeski

“After researching ... we selected Dwayne and his team due to their

proven success and reputation in this market.”

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June 22, 2012 Royal LePage Benchmark Bragg Creek, Alberta Dear Dwayne, We are delighted to write this letter of recommendation for you, Joan and Megan after the successful recent sale of our home. After having put our property on the market in 2011 and without getting a sale, we conducted a research process in order to find the best possible firm and realtor to list our home. We felt it was important to list with a company that had significant knowledge of the market where our property was situated. It quickly became very clear to us that this company had to be the team at Royal LePage Benchmark. We selected Dwayne and his team due to their proven success and reputation in this market. Clearly we were not disappointed, as our home sold within four months in what could be described as a slow market. During the entire listing and selling process it became very noticeable that your approach to selling properties was different and special. The attention to detail in developing a market analysis and marketing plan was something we hadn’t experienced before when selling other properties. By taking this approach, you were able to price our property correctly, as we sold our home extremely close to list price. We are very much appreciative of this kind of detail and, of course, the positive outcome we achieved. The selling materials and the entire marketing package were just excellent. Whether it was in the brochures, the video or the pictures on the internet, our home just seemed to come alive and look very enticing to prospective buyers. The time and effort that Dwayne and his team put into this really paid off in a short period of time. The courtesy, the willingness to listen to his clients, and the timely response were second to none. We are pleased to highly recommend Dwayne Zaba and his team at Royal LePage Benchmark to anyone interested in buying or sellinga property in this market. Sincerely, Butch and Carmen Karch

“Every step through the

process was met with

care and confidence”

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Dear Dwayne, Joan and Megan, Thank you for assisting us in the purchase of our new property as well as the sale of our house. You guided us through very difficult real estate conditions and helped us realize an amazing dream. Thank you for representing us with unwavering integrity and helping us in ways that went above and beyond what we ever expected. Every step through the process was met with care and confidence. Your expertise, your kindness and your sincerity are second to none. The three of you make an amazing team. Sincerely, Chris and Beth Sandvoss

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