Credentials & Experience



All Registrants in Ontario must complete registration education courses administered on behalf of RECO by the Ontario Real Estate Association Real Estate College  before beginning work as a broker/sales representative. Those aspiring to outstanding performance add to their real estate education.

For example, Joan has acquired the following credentials in addition to the basic real estate course:

  • Broker – Passed all examinations to be registered by the Ministry of Consumer and Commercial Relations as a Real Estate Broker, 1976 (presently administered on behalf of RECO by the Ontario Real Estate Association Real Estate College).
  • FRI – Fellow, Real Estate Institute: successfully completed advanced-level university courses in real estate, including urban development and economics.


  • CMR – Certified in the Marketing of Real Estate: satisfied the professional, educational, and experience requirements for membership in the Real Estate Institution of Canada.

  • CRA – Certified, Registered Canadian Residential Appraiser: passed all examinations and requirements of the by-laws and regulations of the Appraisal Institute of Canada.


  • Forty-six years of continuous, full-time service with the same national brokerage – Royal LePage, in the Ottawa real estate market
  • Past Director, Real Estate Institute of Canada, Ottawa Chapter
  • Past Director, Real Estate Board of Ottawa, Chaired the Ethics Committee and served on most committees of the Real Estate Board of Ottawa; Member of Royal LePage Advisory Council

Dean Joan,

Congratulations to You and Your Team on yet another amazing year!

There is no question that your success is as a result of the exceptional services that you provide to your buyers and sellers. It is evident that your clientele greatly appreciate what you do for them as they refer You and Your Team over and over again to their friends and family.

Achieving 45 consecutive years in the Top 1% of Sales Representatives with Royal LePage Canada and remaining in the coveted Royal LePage Chairman’s Club is an accomplishment not equaled.

Joan, it is such privilege to have you as a member of our organization and we would like to wish You and Your Team continued success.
Sincerely Yours,

Rita C Harper, Broker/Manager and Kent Browne, Broker of Record for Royal LePage Team Realty

The above awards are based on Royal LePage statistics for gross annual earnings.

We thank your firm for working with us throughout the process of our home purchase.
It's been a great pleasure working with Luc, he made everything seem so easy, seamless and professional.

The search effort was minimal. The negotiation process was carried through tactfully and successfully. Luc knew how to present our offer. He kept us informed at every step of the process.

The closing services were very good. Luc kept very close contact by email, everything was done on time.

We are very satisfied with the experience, and still processing what just happened in the past few days.

A warm thank you on behalf of Norm and myself,

Brindusa & Norm

As far as Bob and I are concerned, you and your team all earn top marks for the leadership you gave in the selling process. We were pleased with your assessment of how to price our house, the ongoing communication with you and your office staff, the quick notification of feedback from potential buyers, and the photos taken of the property. We also appreciated your firm approach during the negotiation process. The entire procedure was handled in a professional manner. Thank you!

Bob & Dawn

We are grateful to have you and your team help us sell our house.

We have been visiting your website for a few years. Your listings come and go much faster than others, because Joan knows the housing market very well. The staging and photography were excellent and made the house look bright & neat.

We would like to say "Thank You" to Victoria. She made a small change to our basement to help it look more open during her open house for us. We have a special "Thank You" for Luc as well. He was very knowledgeable about the house and it was very helpful.

We will recommend you and your team to our friends.

Zhiqing & Zhengping

We could not have asked for better service and representation on the sale of our home. We are first-time sellers and had never before worked with a realtor, so choosing the top team in the area was an obvious choice for us and one we are extremely happy we made.

The market evaluation was clearly explained to us and made determining the sale price of our home very simple. The staging to our home was beautifully done and we feel made a huge impact, especially in the photos. We received 3 offers on our home during the same day, and Victoria did a fantastic job of explaining the pros and cons of each as well as negotiating with the various agents. In the end we feel we got a fair price for our home and terms that were ideal.

Alex & Paul