Meet Tanya, Area Manager at GableCraft Homes. Tanya works with her team member Brendan to help buyers with Single Family Homes and Townhomes.
Tanya is a Real Estate Advisor with Engel & Volkers Westshore. She understands and values the personal relationships created with clients, and will aim to ensure you feel at ease and educated throughout the entire buying process. “Charismatic with a genuine and caring approach to life” is how clients and co-workers describe the Edmonton born Realtor who grew up on Vancouver Island. Tanya spent 14 years in Vancouver growing her passion for all things ‘real estate and design’.
Prior to Real Estate, Tanya studied Psychology at UVIC. Tanya’s career in Real Estate began 11 years ago when she joined a Real Estate Investment Firm after working as a Regional Sales Manager for a telecommunications company. While licensed as a Realtor Tanya took on clients for renovation projects which further led her desire to learn more about Building and Design. Tanya enrolled in BCIT’s program for Architectural and Structural Technology, certifying her as a Draftsman.
Lastly, Tanya is fueled by the love of her friends and family; she and her husband Sean have two wonderful boys, Noah (8) and Jacob (4) who are her true passion. Her flair for life and enthusiastic personality paired with her strong knowledge of the industry makes working alongside her very enjoyable.
A life-long resident of Vancouver Island, Brendan got his Real Estate licence and began working with 460 Realty at the age of 19, prior to which he spent time at UVIC studying for a Bachelor’s of Commerce degree while working on an e-commerce start-up of his own and working alongside friends to grow a now thriving digital marketing agency.
Brendan has always enjoyed assisting buyers from all different backgrounds narrow down their options and believes there is something magical about walking clients through a house for the first time as they imagine themselves living there and making it their home. As a new generation REALTOR®, Brendan brings a fresh, young and technology driven viewpoint to the landscape, efficiently utilizing digital tools to assist buyers locally and abroad. He takes pride in watching Royal Bay grow and making genuine connections with each potential buyer who may want to call such a stunning setting their new home.
Brendan previously played and coached both baseball and hockey. When he’s not working hard for his clients, you can find Brendan visiting his home community of Ladysmith spending time with friends and family, cycling in the Greater Victoria Area or exploring the beauty of Vancouver Island.