A resourceful self-starter, Don developed and ran many small businesses prior to becoming a RE/MAX realtor - a career that provides the ideal forum for his innovation and entrepreneurial spirit.
Born, raised and currently living in Mississauga, Don possesses an Insider's understanding of his market. His knowledge of different areas is intricate, current and complete.
With Don's knowledge come responsibility, honesty and integrity. He believes in full disclosure with regard to a property's background and current standing. "The sale I make is not for today but for tomorrow", says Don, who cherishes the trust of both first-time and repeat customers.
One Stop Realty:
As much an advisor as agent, Don Marland really works. He prides himself on thoroughly familiarizing his buyers with market conditions and districts of interest. To bring the theory to life, Don takes his customers on driving tours, explaining the particulars of each area.
To fine-tune his customer's sense - and his own understanding = of the type of property being sought, Don shows several different styles of homes the first time out. It gets the buyer thinking. And it is time well spent.
Don takes pride in his highly attentive, personal service. He will only represent a limited number of clients at a time and is accessible 24 hours a day seven days a week by phone and pager.
The support of a fully competent assistant and access to the latest computer technology, allows Don to concentrate on what he does best: service and strategy.
A strong negotiator, Don has the ability to recognize and highlight value. He believes in pricing homes fairly and accurately, and selling them at the price they deserve.
For vendors, he prepares a tailored marketing plan: a step-by-step strategy for placing a "sold" sign on their lawn. Clients are regularly updated on potential buyers and changes in market conditions.
Don's genuine enthusiasm for the homes he represents
is infectious: he sells over 40% of his own listings himself.
Don has successfully completed every real estate and brokering course available to RE/MAX professional. He has gone on to win Platinum awards and is consistently on the "Top Ten Sellers" list in his office - the founding bureau of the RE/MAX system in Eastern Canada.
An active, generous member of the community he represents, Don is a committed fundraiser for the Salvation Army's Red Shield Appeal; the Food Bank's Christmas Bureau Fund; and the Rotary Club. He is equally involved in the Children's Miracle Network and its' "Miracle Home Program".
Don is married, with two lovely daughters. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoys mountain biking, skiing, rowing, whitewater rafting and canoeing.