We had finally decided is was time to build our dream home and we engaged a builder with a strong reputation and started the process of designing our new home. When it came time to sell our existing property we wanted someone we could trust that would have our best interests at heart but also be honest with us when it came to setting a fair price and would give us good solid advice as we navigated the selling process. We hadn’t been involved in the housing market for over 10 years and had no real idea of who we could approach. Carla was recommended to us by a friend, we knew her name from being involved in the Crown Isle development for some time and after meeting with her we felt very comfortable that she would be a good choice to help with our sale.
Right from the outset she was professional, involved, honest, prompt and took great interest in our requirements while giving solid realistic advice. She communicated regularly and we had a steady stream of potential buyers viewing our property. Nothing was too much trouble even when we were going back and forth with an offer to purchase at 9:00pm on a Saturday night then following up on the Sunday morning at 8:30am she was always cheerful and professional. Our first offer actually fell through at the last minute when the buyers conditional sale didn’t materialize but Carla jumped right on it, made some calls and we actually had a showing and then a new offer written and accepted by the end of the next day, that is service that’s very tough to beat.
The whole process was great and we sold in no time at all. We are very happy we decided to choose Carla as our Realtor and have no hesitation in recommending her.
In 2014 Carla assisted us in purchasing a beautiful townhouse in the Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community. Working with Carla was a pleasure and her real estate services were outstanding. With this in mind, we called on her again in 2016 when we decided to “upsize” and build a new home. Not only did Carla sell our townhouse in just 4 days, she also negotiated a possession date that gave us plenty of time to complete the construction of our new home and conveniently move…. truly an added bonus! Carla is our first choice in Courtenay realtors and we recommend her services to prospective clients.
I was afraid to sell at a loss, because I bought my condo at a relatively high price and I had not much time to sell. Carla helped me to decide on the best price for my place. It turned out that I received multiple offers within 24h and in the end I sold for over the asking price. Carla managed the situation very well when it was the time to deal with the buyers, she did the hard work for me, and basically all I had to do is say Yes or No. I also felt in control of all decisions during the deal. I’m very satisfied with my experience with Carla and I recommend her without hesitation.
Working with Carla was a pleasure. We found her to be very professional and well versed in all aspects of the Courtenay/Comox market. She was a great communicator and was always available, whether it was in person, by email or text message. The Courtenay market can be difficult at times but Carla worked with us to obtain the best price for our property. We would not hesitate in utilizing her services again.
I would highly recommend listing or buying with Carla. She was lovely to work with on the sale of my house on Langlois Rd. and made what could have been a stressful time, pleasant and seamless. Her knowledge of the process helped me immensely. I would definitely like to work with Carla the next time I purchase or sell a home.
A high list price made my house challenging to sell as the market seems to get quite small in the high end homes. With her marketing skills and contacts, she actually found me a buyer and the deal eventually closed. There were many hurdles that she helped me get over in order to make the sale happen, and it was at times a “creative” process to find solutions to the variety of obstacles, but she persevered and the end result was one I was extremely happy with. I would not hesitate to recommend Carla to those thinking selling, and I will definitely hire her to represent me on my next sale.
This is to advise that I would highly recommend the real estate services of Carla Coulson-Prieto. I recently listed our Crown Isle quarter share villa through Carla. The property was sold in a relatively short period of time. Carla handled all facets of the transaction in a professional and efficient manner. Her advice in regard to how to proceed with the listing and sale were very helpful.
We started dealing with Carla Coulson-Prieto in mid March of 2014 when moving from Alberta to Vancouver Island was just an idea. We talked to her on the phone and corresponded by e-mail for over a month. We were looking at houses and properties in Crown Isle on-line. One of the houses we saw we envisioned taking out one of the walls and enquired whether that would be possible. She took the construction manager there so she could give us an answer. She also took pictures in the house to show us some particulars that weren’t clear in the real estate photos. She took video of the view from one of the properties we were interested in and then found us a place to stay for a week while we were at Crown Isle.
On that trip we ended up buying one of the properties and plan to build once we sell our house here in Alberta. Her customer service didn’t end when she made the sale. She checks on us from time to time to see how the sale of our house is going, she provided us with pictures of our property with the SOLD sign on it, and offered to help us find a place to stay in Crown Isle while our house is being built.
The service we received from Carla was above and beyond what we would have expected when dealing with a Realtor. It made our whole experience and decision-making process regarding the move much easier. Our confidence in Carla prompted us to recommend her to many of our friends contemplating a move to the Courtenay/Comox area.
Thanks to Carla and her associates, we are looking forward to becoming part of the Crown Isle Community.