October 4, 2017 Collingwood – Christine Brennan, owner and President of Windstone Real Estate, Brokerage and Max Hahne, Broker of Record of Engel & Völkers Collingwood Muskoka Real Estate, Brokerage (E&V) are pleased to announce that they have joined forces under the E&V banner. Over $40 million of residential, development land and new home listings are being transitioned from Windstone to E&V Collingwood Muskoka.
Engel & Völkers is the fastest growing luxury real estate brand in North America and one of the world’s leading service companies, specializing in the brokerage of premium residential property, commercial real estate, yachts and aircraft. With a broad-based international network that spans over 32 countries with 760 shops and over 9000 employees, Engel & Völkers has successfully gained market share in Collingwood, Bracebridge-Muskoka and the GTA. This highly successful brand has provided both its private and institutional clients with a professionally-tailored range of services for the last 40 years.
“We are delighted to have Christine Brennan’s group aboard. This union provides us with specialized sales processes and marketing techniques unique to the industry that will broaden the careers of our existing and future agents/advisors while enhancing the buy and sell experience for our consumers. Adding access to development expertise positions Engel & Völkers Collingwood Muskoka as the market leader in the 705 region,” says License Partner and Broker of Record Max Hahne. “It truly gives us an edge over other brokerages in Central Ontario to provide a higher level of service to our clients and customers,” he adds.
“With the massive boom across Southern Georgian Bay and Muskoka, my services have been expanding rapidly to include more residential resales and land transactions to complement our new-home-community sales. This necessitated additional infrastructure and E&V was a natural fit to provide enhanced services and exposure for my clients. Engel & Völkers’ exceptional reputation, unparalleled tools and international network offers the perfect platform for continued success,” says Brennan.
Christine Brennan, is an industry leader in real estate sales across Southern Georgian Bay and known for her work in complex land transactions, luxury properties, resorts and new home communities. Over the past 15 years she has been involved in strategically shaping the launch or inventory sales components for over 7,000 residential units in numerous landmark residential projects across Southern Ontario worth over $2 billion. Prior to opening Windstone, she previously held senior executive roles with brokerages and developers, including VP Eastern Canada, Residential Marketing & Sales Services for Colliers International, and VP, High Rise for Empire Communities. Brennan is currently the “real estate expert” on 95.1 The Peak FM and sits on the Board of Directors for the Georgian Triangle Development Institute.
Brennan adds, “I am grateful to my clients and the community for their tremendous support of Windstone to date and I am thrilled about the move to join Engel & Völkers Collingwood Muskoka, offering our clients greater exposure along with the impeccable service they have come to value from working with me and my team.”