I would like to take a moment to share with you my experience with Dave Ralla. This was our first time selling a home so we didn’t really know what to expect. Dave was extremely helpful through the whole process. Selling your house can be full of up’s and downs and Dave always stayed in contact to let us know exactly what was going on. He is extremely professional when it comes to his job and will always work in your best interest. Dave is down to earth and knows how to keep the mood light even when things may not be going the way you want. I know that there are a lot of choices out there when it comes to realtors, anyone can plant a sign in front of your house and just wait for someone to call, with Dave this isn’t the case. He will constantly work hard to find the right buyer for your house. He shares the same values as I do when it comes to doing business, be up front with people and be honest. My family and I truly thank Dave for all his help and support through the whole process."
Shawn, Tara, Brock, Carter and Lincoln Elder
Dave Ralla recently helped my husband and I purchase our first home together. We were very happy and impressed with his service from start to finish. Dave was very professional and easy to talk to from the moment we met. He took the time to get to know us, asked the right questions, and determined what we were looking for in a home. As a result, he did not waste our time showing us homes that would not suit our needs and preferences.
Dave was very flexible, constantly working around our busy schedules. He always responded to calls, emails, and texts in a timely manner. He even helped watch/ entertain our very busy toddler while we were viewing a home.
Dave guided us through the home-buying process and put our minds at ease. He never pressured us or made us feel rushed. His calm and friendly demeanor made our searching and buying experience a fun one.
Great customer service is very important to me and it was clear from the beginning that Dave also values excellent customer service. He has continued to provide his high level of service even after the purchase of our home. He encouraged us to contact him with any concerns or questions about the home and we have felt comfortable doing so. A minor issue regarding the house did come up, so we contacted Dave. He promptly provided a solution and checked in on us again to ensure that the issue was dealt with.
I strongly recommend Dave Ralla to anyone looking to buy or sell a home."
Boyd and Monica Pearson
A few words of appreciation for Dave Ralla and his genuine kindness to us during the sale of our home.
Not only did Dave work with us to properly price and then list our home for sale, but during this time we were going through a difficult situation with a tenant in our rental property. Dave gave us excellent advice and support and even went so far as to find us the best person to help us deal with this stressful situation.
During the time that the house was listed with Dave through Remax, he was always informative, supportive and arranged for many potential buyers to view the house. Dave kept in regular contact with us just to see how we were doing. He is a great negotiater and conducts himself as a true professional with integrity and transparency. The house did not sell while Dave had the listing, but that did not stop Dave from contacting us after the contract was concluded and showing our house to the wonderful young couple that ended up purchasing it.
Dave was never pushy, alowing us to take our time, make all the decisions, and we feel like he has truly become like one of the family. Thank you Dave for taking such good care of us and all the details during the sale of our house. We will absolutly be doing business with you in the future, as well as recommending you to our friends when they need a professional and compassionate realtor. R & B Filipchuk "
R & B Filipchuk
The moment we saw you at the Fall Fair, and expressed our desire to sell our house,
we knew you would be perfect for the job. Instantly you knew of a client of yours that
would like our house, and low and behold they bought it, in record time!
We trusted you right from the beginning, with your sense of humour, and honesty,
and we couldn't have had a better Realtor. You also had so much patience with us,
showing us houses and finding us the perfect one to buy at the right price. With you
being a family man, we have so much respect for you, especially knowing you have looked
after us above and beyond what you needed to, for our family to be as stress free as
possible. We highly recommend you all the time and you will be the first person we call
when we decide to sell again. Thank you Dave for everything!
Leanne and Chris Fevens and family
When it came time to look for a real estate agent I was so lucky to have found Dave Ralla.
I was immediately impressed with his business style, his friendly and sincere smile
and of course his great sense of humour. Dave made my experience of selling my home
as stress free as possible! He went beyond what is expected of a real estate
agent, following through on every detail and keeping me informed of everything he was
doing. For me, this was greatly appreciated as I was selling my home in Port Alberni
while living in Victoria. Dave made numerous checks on the house and took care of making
sure the house and yard were maintained when I could not. Aside from highly
recommending Dave for all of his fabulous business qualities I also now have a wonderful
friend for life!
Les Verwoord - Victoria, BC
We can't say enough about Dave listing our home and finding us a new one. Through
difficult circumstances in the sale of our home Dave handled it superbly and
professionally. I would strongly recommend Dave to sell your home or find you a new one.
Gord and Joyce Unger
Thank you Dave Ralla. We used Dave to sell our lake house. He provided professional,
qualified, and dedicated assistance. We can highly recommend Dave to anyone who is
planning on buying or selling a home.
Ted and Jan Charlesworth
Dave Ralla was recommended to us by a family member. Our circumstances were very unusual
as we were living in Alberta and trying to find a home long distance.My family members
were meeting with Dave and viewing the homes we found interesting via internet. All six
of us were amazed at his patience and diligence. Because of his personality he made
this difficult situation easy and actually fun. We would like to thank Dave for the way
he treated all six of us, with dignity, consideration and respect.
Because we found Dave to be a very honest man, a man of
integrity, we highly recommend him to everyone with the
confidence that he will work hard to create the results for you, that we are enjoying today.
Thanks Dave... "
Kath & Tylo Stolth-Smith
We are just like you. My wife, Sherri, and I recently relocated to the Alberni Valley
and we were concerned about finding a Real Estate agent that would really be able to
understand what we were looking for when searching for a new home. We wanted a
representative who would listen to us closely in order to find listings that more
accurately matched our preferences.
We both found Dave to have an excellent understanding of the local area as well as the current real estate market. Both of these traits were useful in helping us make the right decision before buying.
We were able to openly discuss our preferred list of features and locations with Dave which allowed him to accurately gauge any properties that would best suit or needs thus saving us valuable time.
Dave showed great patience with us during our house hunting search and eventually was able to help us find the perfect property in Port Alberni.
If you are like us and find yourself relocating to the Alberni Valley, my wife and I believe we have found a Realtor that is not only professional and honest, but committed to helping his clients find the right home for them. "
Glen & Sherri Henderson- Port Alberni, BC
In 2008, my wife announced that we were pregnant with our first child.
That announcement was shortly followed by the statement that we needed a decent home
and yard to raise our family in. Shortly after agreeing to that, we decided on moving to Port Alberni.
I called Dave Ralla the next day.
Dave listened to our intent, preferences and budget To my surprise, he was pretty quick in telling us that he had the perfect home in mind for us. I saw the home, studied the market, watched interest rates drop and continued to find the best deal for my family. To his credit, Dave continued to listen. He showed us another twenty houses in the Valley... but we ended up purchasing the one he had in mind for us the entire time.
My wife Christina, and I are very happy with our home. We plan to raise our family here, and if asked why I'd recommend Dave Ralla to someone considering a real estate transaction in the Alberni Valley, the answer would be simple:
Dave listened to us. He'll listen to you. "
I just wanted to say thank you again Dave for ALL you have done for me and my family. You got us
EXACTLY what we wanted and helped us to get in our new house as soon as it was possible to do so.
You were always great on feedback and getting a hold of me to let me know how things were and if
I had any questions, and sometimes to just let me know you were there if I needed ANYTHING.
I can’t thank you enough Dave....THANK YOU!!!!
Diana Spencer Rouleau
" My wife and I live in Panama in Central America, but are moving back to
B.C. after 7 years abroad. Anyway, we were put in contact with Dave, and
we could not ask for a better realtor. We`ve been back to Canada house
hunting, and we were impressed with the service Dave provided, he is very
sincere, we found him to be honest and up front when advising us on different
properties. Even though we had to bribe him with Ju-Jubes, a running joke, he
is by far the easiest realtor you could work with. From almost instant e-mail
responses, to putting up with my impatience, one could not do any better, than
Dave, if you have property to sell or are looking to buy in Port Alberni and area,
get a hold of Dave Ralla, you won't be disappointed, he's the realtor for you.
Jeff. & Gerry Brown Boquete Panama.