Here's a quick summary of this Real Estate Agent's Ratings
|Response Rate||6 %|
|Usefulness of Website||4.93|
|Value of Service||5.0|
|Marketing Reach & Lead Generation||5.0|
|Home Prep & Staging Advice||4.73|
|Success Ratio||100 %|
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He did an amazing job and sold our fathers condo in just over a week for almost asking price.We had to sign documents on line by docsusign and that was the first time for me.Unfortunately we could not meet in person due to covid but we hope to in the future - Jan Mattock
Patrick came to my rescue! I had an extremely horrible experience with another realtor who worked for a different realty company and Patrick helped me immensely . I had a choice of other realtors, but a friend recommended me to Patrick and I'm so happy I did. Patrick is very professional, trustworthy and friendly. No stress and no pressure, that's what I like about him. Patrick was so patient with me and if you want the home of your dreams, Patrick will find it and get the job done! I very highly recommend Patrick to everyone, thank you so much for everything. I am so incredibly happy! - Gloria Bosa
Patrick went above and beyond to not only show us houses that fit the bill but also doing so much background and behind the scenes work on the little details around the house and property that we wouldn’t have even known to look into. He is the definition of professional. He knows the business and we felt confident putting our trust in him when it came to closing the deal. Thank you Patrick! - Lauren Roberts
Patrick O'Donnell made magic happen when he sold my property in a difficult market, with a difficult buyer and a difficult buyer's agent. He was calm, professional and reassuring. You won't find a better agent out there. - Victoria Cottier
On behalf of Robin and myself I wanted to thank Patrick and Wendy for their focus and professionalism in assisting to sell our property. I know that isn’t the easiest task in this challenging real estate market, and Patrick had the right strategy and guidance every step of the way (timing, staging, pricing, communications, literally every aspect was in your control and you ran the show with precision). Obviously we were impressed by your firm’s guidance, but so must have been the buyer’s agent and buyer, otherwise IMHO they wouldn’t have completed after only 3 showings and 2 opens well within a month! Count on us as a solid reference for any of your future business. We are fans! - Lance White
Patrick recently represented me in the sale of my condo. Patrick worked round the clock and sold my property, in a tough housing market, within 8 days. Amazing! Patrick was very professional and knowledgeable and an absolute pleasure to work with. I have no hesitation to recommend Patrick to everyone. - Pauline Gregory
If ever there was a “pot of gold” at the end of the rainbow Patrick is it. He has been tireless in his task to find the best for us, his clients. I have never met anyone so driven by challenge. He is an absolute gem and totally honest with his word, call him, you won’t regret it!! - Helen and Brendan Murphy
Patrick has managed a couple of my real estate transactions and I can say without a shadow of a doubt I will make sure to use Patrick's expertise again. He is a gentleman and a scholar. You cannot get better, I can promise you that. Everything on my deal went as smooth as silk and the interaction with Patrick was entertaining and fun. He's great, thank you Patrick. - Teresa
Patrick helped my wife and I find a home in2015. We chose him by see his trusting face on the back of a bus. Best choice we ever made . He took us to every house you could imagine and was patient and there for us every step of the way. You won’t find a more honest and knowledgeable realtor. - Michael
Patrick provided excellent service, he represented my Mother in the sale of her condo, she lived in another City, furniture had to be moved, hoops had to be jumped through and he did it all. I cannot say enough good things about Patrick, he is just great at what he does. A true gentleman, honest with an abundance of integrity. - Sarah Papove
I used Patrick for a purchase almost three years ago and I thought he was brilliant then, his service, professionalism and caring. I used him this past couple of months for a sale of a condo and he was amazing. Patrick went above and beyond and then some. I would recommend Patrick to absolutely everyone. If you truly want the best service, call Patrick, I promise he will surpass your greatest expectations. Thank you Patrick. - Teresa Kennedy
It is hard to do this man justice. His patience was inexhaustible as the sale was slow and protracted. He was a delight to deal with professionally and was always available to advise, inform and to cope with stress relief. I always felt that however busy he was, he would always make time for me. He worked tirelessly to manage the completion of the sale to try to make it as painless as possible. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone who wants a first class realtor. - janet Harris
Patrick was/is a very professional, knowledgeable and personable professional. He knew the market and the neighborhoods we were interested in and seemed to have the pulse of what was currently available and what was moving. He was very patient and informative as we looked at 60-70 properties over approximately 10 months before finding the perfect location. The transaction went seamlessly which helped to reduce our stress level. We would highly recommend him! - Lyle P
We had an extremely positive experience with Patrick. We recently located to Vancouver from Toronto and he was unbelievably patient and knowledgeable. It feels like he has seen practically every house on the North Shore. He knows each road in each neighborhood and is quick to share the advantages and disadvantages of each area. When he walks through a house he also highlights why the house might be difficult to resale. It feels like he works all the time and responded to us while he was in Europe on vacation. I have worked with many realtors over the years and our experience with Patrick was far and away ahead of anything I have had in the past and I cannot recommend him highly enough. - Charles Cyna
My wife and I don't typically engage in "social" reviews of our service providers but given the difference in views between our experience with Patrick O'Donnell and some of the comments on this site, I felt it necessary to comment. Patrick was a complete pleasure to deal with, both interpersonally and professionally. His personality brings a level of enjoyment to what can be a fairly stressful experience (selling your home) and he provides a level of "one stop" service that takes the load of worry off of the client. Patrick clearly communicated the process of selling, scheduled photos, measurements and viewings very professionally and showed a deft touch in negotiating with the buyers. Overall an A+ and we wouldn't hesitate to retain Patrick again for any of our real estate needs. Regarding other comments on this site, clearly people can have different experiences and there are many points at which a real estate transaction can go sour. However, we would trust Patrick to work through any issues that could arise and his communication skills should allow this to happen. We highly recommend Patrick and would suggest that one "bad apple" shouldn't spoil the bunch! - Brian W
I have been discovering multiple problems with the property that O'Donnell and his client, the former owner, did not disclose: water-damaged hardwood floors beneath a carpet, electrical outlets that don't work, unsafe electrical, a huge hole under the kitchen sink, a mess of wiring under the kitchen sink. There may be more. I don't know yet. - Gale Leitch
Reply: This building must be very old to have hardwood floors below a carpet...out of interest how would the agent know about those water stains under the carpet. there was a plug not working...I am assuming YOU and YOUR agent arranged a home inspection??
Reply: 1) There is no law stating that I have to have a home inspection. 2) On the purchase contract, the owner stated that all appliances are in working order. They were not. The digital elements of the electric range did not work, making it impossible to set a temperature for the oven. 3) Any home inspector would never lift even a corner of a carpet to inspect the wood floors. 4) The dimmer switch did not work. Further, upon removing a portion of the wall, its transformer was found to have melted long ago and sprayed transformer oil which saturated a section of the drywall's inner paper surface, causing an immense stench. The non-working dimmer switch and odour was cleverly concealed by the owner with a large, wood-backed bookshelf for the viewing. It cost money to have the insulation and drywall replaced.
Reply: This review is a joke. The woman sounds bitter and out of line. I don’t usually do reviews as I feel they are misleading and unfair as people can say anything even if it’s not true. I’ve used Patrick on 4 different transactions in the last 3 years and will continue to use him. Really if you have nothing good to say don’t say it at all! Patrick as most if not all realtors will tell you is a stand up guy. He always recommends for buyers to have home inspections . So lady that’s on you. Take responsibility and get over it.
Reply: I have never once received a word of empathy or concern or an apology from this agent. That alone is evidence of his attitude towards buyers. His clients most certainly come first, before his buyers. Sometimes an apology fixes everything. 1) exploded dimmer switch and stench of transformer oil, cleverly hidden behind a large wooden bookcase (an ad photo for the condo taken from O'Donnell's sales ad for the condo shows this clearly); dimmer switch exploded before my ownership; during the explosion (which could have caused a fire according to professionals who spoke to me) the transformer's oil sprayed the inside of the wall and the paper covering of the inner side of the drywall sheets causing a foul stench that, according to professionals, would never go away and all drywall would have to be replaced -- all hidden behind the large wooden bookcase of the living room as evidenced in the ad photos of the condo that O'Donnell had on his website. I went to hardware stores taking the exploded dimmer switch transformer with me and all of them told me that transformer oil is the stinkiest oil. Cost to replace stinking drywall and remud: $500+ because a friend did it. 2) stove did not work first time it was turned on. NO INSPECTOR WOULD HAVE INSPECTED. Cost to replace: $325+ 3) when bedroom carpet was removed, the hardwood floor beneath it had a 4 feet x 4 feet area of water damage. NO INSPECTOR WOULD HAVE LOOKED UNDER THE CARPET. Estimate to replace: $900+ The law should be changed so that ALL realtors must have properties they intend to sell inspected before they are advertised so that buyers are 100% aware of all defects. Anything else is unethical. Seller's realtors should take responsibility, and display due care and concern for buyers. It's a two-way deal after all. Instead of blaming the victim --- ME --- perhaps you people should show more empathy and concern for buyers. Buyers should have stronger rights! Any further naysaying replies will be considered NOT impartial, and just part of the problem. "If you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem."