When we decided to sell our home of 24 years, the decision was not made lightly. How do you deal with the emotions of letting go of the place that you have raised your two children in? The laughter and cries that echoed through each room, the smell of homemade dinner coming from the kitchen, the sounds of the television from the living room. These memories, will forever be cherished but we get a chance at a fresh start. A chance to watch our grandchildren learn to crawl, walk and run in a space just for them. A chance to create new memories just as we did in our home 24 years ago. A chance that we have thanks to Paul.
Paul did everything right. He was the mind, when our hearts couldn't do it. He was able to put us in a situation that made the transition as easy as possible. We couldn't have asked for more.
We have only gratitude in our hearts.
Antonio & Eugenia C.
- Antonio and Eugenia C.
I am writing to express my sincere Appreciation and Thank you for the sincere and diligent work of Paul Kurniawan. I first met Paul about 2 months ago. I found him friendly and unassuming. By questions and answers, Paul was able to determine my needs. He set a plan moving forward due to the fact that I was about to make a trip overseas for 2 months. So this was going to be a challenge. In my mind, I was able to determine that Paul, in this first meeting, would be the realtor I need considering the circumstances I was in. I had a deadline for finding a townhouse to move into. And because I had a deadline, Paul set a plan of action which he delivered while I was overseas. This to me was important because he fulfilled his commitment to me which was set out in the plan.
When I got back to Vancouver, Paul and I met. He set out the schedule of townhomes to visit. The schedule was emailed a week in advanced. The schedule was detailed with timeline that included arriving several minutes early so that we could do a walkabout in the neighbourhood. During the walkabout, Paul gave me good insights on the neighbourhood, vicinity information, as well as the development history of the townhomes. So for every site visit, it was like this. It was the same as we entered each townhouse. Paul pointed out a lot of things to look out for while touring the each home. He answered and took his time answering each and every questions I had, making sure that I understood it.
After about a 2 weeks of site visits, I now had to go back overseas. It was when I got to my destination that I decided on which townhouse I was interested in. So it was via phone call that my wife and I had to discuss with Paul. It was many calls with many questions and clarifications. On 2 occasions, the call was at leas an hour long. After each call, my wife and I would comment that Paul really took his time, going over carefully each item on every document we discussed. My wife and I were really impressed on how Paul was meticulous on each explanation and never showed any impatience in the very many questions my wife and I had. It was very sincere. My wife and I felt secure and comfortable.
My wife and I are extremely happy with the sincerity of Paul. No doubt that my family and I will be using Paul for all our real estate needs in the future.
Jay Jay/Gladis Jayme
- Jay Jay and Gladis Jayme
We bought our first home in Canada back in 2015. Paul assisted us in every step of the way and we are very satisfied with his work. As an international buyer we know that lots of things might not go well if we work with an agent that isn't experienced in dealing with international buyers and investors. The process can be more tedious and complicated for an international buyer, but working with Paul makes it seem like it's just the opposite. We really recommend anyone who is interested in buying a home to work with Paul as he is highly experienced, qualified to do the work, trustworthy, friendly and reliable. Excellent assistance in every aspect of the buying process. And for international buyers, look no further than to work with Paul.
Cepi Rusli / Liendres Soelistijawati
- Cepi Rusli & Liendres Soelistijawati
We wanted to give you a very special thank you for your extraordinary help and services provided during our investment (apartment purchasing).
We truly appreciate the quality of the work you have done for our complicated case for the past two weeks. Our purchasing project was handled in a very professional manner. We are completely satisfied and impressed by your confidence and vast knowledge.
It has been a pleasure working with you. We would definitely recommend you to our friends.
David Chen & Cherry Tan
- David Chen & Cherry Tan
To Paul Kurniawan,
I am writing to express my sincere appreciation and gratitude for the eight months of helping me for getting my first Unit. The first impression I had on Paul was friendly and professional. After our first meeting I was able to determine that he was the right realtor for me, Paul answered all my questions honestly. As a first time buyer/investor I have no idea how and where to begin. Presell or buying an existing property. Paul was able to give me an honest answer after listing all the pros- and cons and of each option. I made the decision of getting an existing property. My journey to get my first property begins.
After viewing few properties in Richmond I found it was unaffordable for me. I told Paul about this matter, he was able to reset our plan really fast. We started to look for properties in Surrey. After viewing few properties in Surrey we started to put offers on few of them, however without any success. Throughout this process Paul had help(ed) me a lot, whenever I have any questions he took his time to answer me from a 15 minutes to an hour phone call to made sure I understand everything. There was one instance that stood out the most. There was one Unit I really like but there were a lot of legal issues going on with the Strata. After listening to Paul's opinions I decided not getting it. I would say that not a lot of realtors will let their client know all the consequences of getting this Unit, Paul told me the truth and didn't hide anything from me. This showed that Paul really cares about his clients!
I am so grateful that I have Paul as my realtor; he never showed any impatience with all my questions and countless house tours. I am so impressed that he always gave me honest answers to all my questions. I am really thankful for Paul's help. I would definitely recommend Paul to my friends and family if they need a realtor. Also I will definitely use Paul as my realtor again in the future for real estate needs.
Thank you Paul!
- Anna Zeng
First of all, please accept my great appreciation for the great work you have done in facilitating me and my family in this whole property searching and purchasing experience.
As a first time home owner, I was very anxious and overwhelmed at the beginning of the purchasing process and did not have much knowledge of what to do or how. However, I was glad that I have chosen Paul to be my realtor. Paul was very knowledgeable, professional, and patience. All my questions have been answered and explained thoroughly with great details in a timely manner. Paul took great efforts to work around my schedule. I really appreciate his work ethics, as he is very frank with all his advice and suggestions. With the great help from Paul, this nerve racking experience has turned out to be a positive and exciting journey. I would definitely recommend Paul to anyone who is looking for a property.
- Connie Jia
Paul is professional, knowledgeable, caring, efficient and most important - trustworthy. He helped us to buy and sale of our home easy and hassle free. And it all happened within ONE Month!!!
In our first meeting with Paul, he explained to us the whole process of the purchasing of a property and what different kinds of fees we are expecting to pay at completion. After that, he interviewed us to understand our situation, needs, and goal for this purchase. Paul helped us to identify the important needs and perhaps what might need to be sacrificed in order to meet our budget demand. During showings, you can tell that Paul was well prepared at the properties as he knows what information was missing on the MLS listing and get the answers for us. Throughout the entire process the communication has been excellent. On the offer closing day, Paul always kept in touch with the listing agent and kept us update(d). He kept bargaining for us and ended up with a lower price than expected!
Once we got our offer accepted, we started selling our condo. Paul visited our condo and gave us valuable advice on how to make the condo more appealing for showing. On the photograph day, he helped us to do staging and even clean the balcony for us! Paul gave us professional advice for determining the optimum listing and sale price and for closing the deal effectively. All the preparations that led up to the open house and the eventual sale of our condo were organized and well executed. We got top dollars from the sale of our condo.
We were very impressed by Paul's dedication, knowledge and professionalism. We would give our highest recommendation to anyone and will choose him above all others in the future.
- Joanna & Michael
Where do I begin ?
The entire home buying experience was, to be honest, quite overwhelming. But through it all, Paul was a rock, an anchor keeping my emotions level, so I could make the best choice for the future. He never let me get my hopes up or feel down. He kept reminding me that when the right situation comes about, things will somehow work out. And did they ever. I can say that I am 100% satisfied.
Looking forward to working with you again in the future, Paul!
- Alan Carandang