023: Ruth Hanson of Sotheby’s Realty Explains What To Look For In A Realty Company.

Marci Deane talks with Ruth Hanson, the managing broker at Sotheby’s Realty.


With over two decades of experience in the real estate industry, including three years as a well-respected agent at Sotheby’s International Realty Canada’s North Vancouver office, Ruth is a seasoned and well-connected professional who has spent her career ensuring excellence in residential real estate sales, client service, and in building longstanding relationships with clientele and colleagues within the industry.

Marci and Ruth talk about Sotheby’s, what a managing broker does, and what questions a potential buyer or seller should be asking their real estate agent.


Key Points

  • [spp-timestamp time=”0:30″] Tell us a little about Sotheby’s.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="3:10"]″] Do you remember a moment where you knew Realty was the right place for you?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="5:45"]″] What does a Managing Broker do?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="9:15"]″] Do you handle conveyancing?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="13:15"]″] What are some things that a potential buyer should be looking for in their Realtors company?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="13:52"]″] It’s very important that your Realtor knows about the neighborhood that you are looking to buy or sell in.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="15:36"]″] Your Realtor should be able to answer why they choose the company they are working for.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="17:07"]″] 33,000 people come to BC every year.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="18:10"]″] What are the most important things you should first ask your Realtor?
    • You want to know about the company they work for and what that company has to offer.