Being wrapped in support, education, listening skills and connections
Sometimes buying or selling a home is an exciting experience. Sometimes it comes from hard times.
Almost always there is a mix of details, stress, deadlines, and places for joy. Diane has both the energy and excitement to engage in the joy of the experience as well as the sensitivity and insight into the harder pieces around Realty.
Diane truly wraps a person in support, reaching out for check-ins, presenting timelines, options, preparation plans, education, listening skills, and connection.
I have found the most amazing space that I now call home and it fills my heart, my soul, and my world with comfort and joy!
Thank you Diane.
Bonnie G., Vancouver
We have just successfully purchased our new home, and we can honestly say that we cannot imagine that we could have done this without the guidance of our wonderful realtor, Diane Kunic-Grandjean.
Our quest for our new home was complicated by the fact that we were downsizing after almost 48 years in our last home, and by a real estate market that was challenging in several ways.
Through it all, Diane provided constant updates, informed opinions and kind support the couple of times we were a bit overwhelmed! Her knowledge and wisdom of all things real estate is just amazing.
We have no hesitation in recommending Diane as your realtor.
Jan & Doug K., Vancouver
Diane is the absolute best person to have on your team when buying or selling a property. She works tirelessly to cover all bases, listens and asks great questions. Her experience and how much she cares for her clients really shines through in all interactions. She will continue to work until well after the deal is done and she knows you are happy. Well, we couldn’t be happier! Thank you Diane 😊
Kate & James S., Australia
It was an immense pleasure to work with Diane on both the purchase of our new home and sale of our former home of 15 years. Diane has an honest and forthright approach, always wanting to ensure transparency and openness between her and ourselves, and all other parties involved in the real estate transactions.
Michael & Christy C., Vancouver
Diane est une agente experte en son domaine, toujours à l'écoute de nos besoins et objectifs et pour la 3è fois, sa disponibilité, sa vison, son humour, et son professionnalisme en font indéniablement une agente immobilière que nous recommandons sans aucune hesitation.
Diane is an expert agent in her field, always attentive to our needs and objectives and for the 3rd time, her availability, her vision, her humour and her professionalism undeniably make her a real estate agent that we recommend without any hesitation.
Dear Diane, words cannot convey how much we appreciate your expertise, warmth, patience and support during the daunting process of finding us our perfect dream home! You have been so kind and generous with your thoughts and time through this scary process and really made us feel so safe, comfortable, and informed throughout. We really couldn't have done this without you! Thank you for making our dream come true.
Diane represented me 10 years ago with the purchase of my condo. We hired her again to represent us as the sellers of the same condo. Her warmth, understanding of the market and communication when it came to managing our tenants and showing our property was exceptional. Diane went above and beyond. She is an absolute professional with high integrity and a warm, caring heart. We sold our condo within a week of being on the market for above asking price. We have worked with over 10 real estate agents in the last decade and Diane was by far the best. Top notch in every category. In an intense market like the Greater Vancouver one, having her represent you as either the seller or the buyer is sure to provide you with the highly skilled support you need to get ahead.
I just wanted to say "Thank you sooo much!" again for your amazing work selling my apartment Diane. You were such a pleasure to work with, you kept everything clear and calm with regular updates/great communication and you kicked ass at doing your job. :)
We have had the pleasure of working with Diane Kunic-Grandjean on two occasions in the past few years. The first time, she helped us find and buy a condo in Mount Pleasant, and the second time she sold it!
After the first experience, we wouldn't have considered anyone else as our Realtor. Diane is extremely knowledgeable on the Vancouver market, combined with a true gift for listening, remembering and most of all: communicating.
She is efficient, energetic and positive - her attention to detail is amazing, especially taking into account the ever-changing whims of clients and twists of the business. She left no stone unturned, answered our many questions immediately (or got them for us quickly by calling on experts), and was always available! She was well planned and proactive, and her methods were professional, courteous and transparent. We had the utmost trust in Diane with our property and our well-being. She went the extra mile for us too many times to count, pre, during, and post-sale. She never dropped the ball.
We were truly spoiled by Diane's service & knowledge and pure energy the first time.
She topped herself this time. Number One!
Rod & Michele, Vancouver
If you are looking for a reliable and professional real estate agent, I highly recommend Diane Kunic-Grandjean. She sold our house 4 years ago. I was impressed by her professionalism and the knowledge of the market.
She listened to us and understood what we were expecting from her. She explained what we needed to do and improve in order to present our house at the best and what buyers are looking for. She was always available to us when we had questions. Diane helped us to achieve our goals.
Her valuable advices paid off and our house was sold.
Mireille B. - Vancouver
"We cannot recommend Diane Kunic-Grandjean highly enough. Being relative newcomers to the property purchasing process we needed a lot of help and guidance. Diane has extensive knowledge about the different districts of East Vancouver and she was excellent at arming us with the right information when it was needed. She can also tell you a lot about the house structure and build itself. Diane was never pushy about any property and we really felt that she was wholly invested in finding us our perfect home. Above all, Diane was professional in every interaction we had with her and she was completely understanding each time our requirements changed. We would absolutely work with Diane for any and all future real estate transactions."
"After a not-so-great experience with a pushy realtor who seemed more interested in making a sale than finding me my dream home, I was referred to Diane by a friend who absolutely adored working with her. And now I know why. Diane was amazing to work with. She had so much patience, understanding, and enthusiasm for working with a first time home buyer. There are so many things to consider when buying a condo in Vancouver and a million potential pitfalls. Diane steered me through all of them expertly and with an amazing sense of fun and adventure. Working with her is like shopping for real estate with your best friend, if that friend were a real estate expert with years of experience and a strong knowledge of Vancouver condo stocks. She is a tough negotiator, but does it all respectfully and with a smile. She was solidly in my corner through the entire process, from viewings, to offers, to amendments, and completion and had great recommendations for home inspectors, notaries, and even movers. I can't imagine ever working with anyone else - though she helped me find such a great place that I doubt I'll be in the market again for a very long time!"
Do you know when you meet the right person, you feel it instinctively? That's what happened to us, twice!
We first met Lisa MacIntosh at an open house for a property she was representing. After viewing perhaps 30 properties over a lengthy period, and meeting many different agents along the way, Lisa stood out as the most professional, yet personable agent. After leaving the open house we both wholeheartedly agreed that we had finally found the listing agent to represent or property!
Lisa brought her partner, Diane Kunic-Grandjean, to our listing meeting. Diane's outgoing and warm personality instantly connected with us, and we knew she was the right agent to help us look for our new home. Diane was thorough, up-beat, and has an energy about her that makes you feel at ease, and in the knowledge she understands what you're looking for and will do anything and everything to make that happen.
Diane is also very creative. We (like many home-hunters) were looking for a needle in a haystack, and Diane guided us through the scores of listings, opening our minds to more possibilities that we had imagined. She also had a lot of patience with our game-changing, ever shifting list of "wants", always supportive even when she knew we were getting off course.
We can't say enough about their performance. Lisa sold our condo after the first open house, for well over the asking price, We were there for the presentation of multiple offers and were extremely impressed with her negotiation skills. We felt she represented us totally and had 100% of our welfare at heart. Diane scoured the city and asked all the right questions of other agents, and represented us completely with great intuition while we made an offer. Her financial advice for transactions, and knowledge of value-for-dollar in this roller-coaster market, was spot-on!
As far as getting what you pay for, the Lisa MacIntosh Team delivers, with service & dedication. They hear you. They were always there when we needed them, and prompt with answers and ideas. We were very impressed with the fact that they donate a percentage of their hard-earned commission to a charity of our choice. What a wonderful way to give back to the community and ensure goodwill.
We have already recommended the Lisa MacIntosh Team to Friends!
"My wife and I found working with Diane a real pleasure. She is an engaging person that is very knowledgeable, honest and proactive. At every turn I got the sense that she acted a lot like a sister looking out for our best interest. She always gave a balanced opinion on every property we visited. During the purchase process she was meticulous with every piece of paper and requirement to make it a successful deal. I would recommend Diane and Dexter Associates to family and friends and to anyone looking to purchase the ideal home."
Whether you're a first time buyer OR looking for a new 2nd, 3rd or 4th home, Diane Kunic-Grandjean will not disappoint. A professional, patient, competent, assertive and creative real estate representative, Diane understands the business and the Vancouver market. She knows what to look for when walking into a structure.
This was my 2nd time around and after a rocky 1st time home owner experience I was in a "one bitten twice shy" mind set and she stood by me every step of way. She worked for me and not the seller. I had a particular set of requirements and Diane was there every step of the way. She got me into the new appropriate listings quickly which is critical in this market because timing is everything. I would not hesitate to refer anyone to Diane.
Diane, what can we say? We are so grateful to have you as our realtor. We really feel like we hit the jackpot with you. You were always so accommodating and honest with us. And you truly went above and beyond so much! Thank you for everything and for always answering our (crazy I'm sure) questions so graciously!
"Having had bad experiences with real estate agents in the past, I was amazed to see what good agents are capable of accomplishing. Diane was the perfect adviser as we bought our new home. Lisa went the extra mile over and over again to sell our home. Both Lisa & Diane are honest, clear, effective, hardworking and reliable. They also happen to be very pleasant people to talk to. I can't imagine how anyone could regret hiring the Lisa MacIntosh Team."
"Buying a home from Lisa MacIntosh was the best investment both of us have made. Her solid knowledge of the Commercial and Mount Pleasant neighbourhood was especially helpful. Lisa's own passion for finding the right home for us was reassuring and she guided us through the very daunting task of purchasing a new home with sound advice. She spent considerable time going over all our options and gave prompt and expert attention to our needs. Lisa has been a wonderful resource and has provided us with many contacts for electrical, plumbing and contract work. She continues to be advocate for our buying needs and we often consult with her about current market values in our area. We are both thankful for Lisa's hard work and highly recommend her when looking for a realtor."
It was a great pleasure listing our house with the Lisa MacIntosh Team of Dexter Associates. We were in the process of selecting a realtor to sell our family home of 65 years when we met Lisa in May of this year (2013). We were very impressed from the first day with Lisa's presentation and we were not disappointed after listing with her. She quickly developed an outstanding presentation of the house though all available media. She advised us what we need to do in order to achieve our common goal and during this time was very supportive. She hosted several open houses with success. She was present on all showings of the house. There was no lock box. During all the negotiations we were confident that Lisa was representing us the homeowners. Lisa had respect from other realtors who were eager to work with her in bringing prospective buyers. In closing we would highly recommend your services without hesitation. Thank you again form your 100% salesmanship & integrity.
As repeat clients of Lisa's, there is no greater recommendation than our continued trust and patronage. Lisa is the best. Hand's down. Where other real estate agents have sought to find us a house, Lisa continuously works to find us the RIGHT house. As our family has grown and changed, Lisa has helped us define what the right house is. Her understanding of markets, trends, renovations, real estate laws and zoning regulations have made her an invaluable resource in our home purchases. And her deep commitment to client service sets her apart in every way. Hire her. You can thank me later.
"The decision to buy a home was not an easy one, but Lisa's patient help and support made it a pleasure. Her calm and confident nature made us feel secure that we were not going to make any regrettable decisions. She spent lots of time with us and made sure that we were comfortable with every decision along the way. After the purchase of our townhouse in East Vancouver she continued to act on our behalf and negotiated several details that have made a big difference in the enjoyment of our home. We have recommended Lisa to several friends and will continue to do so. Lisa made us feel special and important - as if we were her most favoured clients. I'm looking forward to the time when we can use her services again. You won't regret choosing Lisa as your realtor."
"Relocating to Canada from the US was a bit intimidating, but fortunately we found Lisa thanks to the recommendations of a colleague. With an amazingly calm demeanor, she introduced us to Vancouver neighborhoods, showed us numerous properties in marathon touring sessions (we could only be in town for a day or two at a time), and was our advocate through a heated bidding war. We could not have found a home we eventually purchased without Lisa's expertise, competence, and sanity!"
"When people ask us about our home buying process, we always recomend Lisa. We couldn't have done it without her. She gave us good advice about the process and displayed nerves of steel in negotiating a phenomenal price for us on our house. It gave us the feeling that she was working for us. I've since talked to many people who have bought houses and felt that their real estate agent wasn't doing all that they could for them. I tell them about Lisa and the fabulous job she did for us. We couldn't be more pleased with Lisa's work. If you're thinking of buying or selling and want someone to work with your interests in mind then choose Lisa. We highly recommend Lisa to anyone looking to sell or buy in the east side."