Get to Know Gord Allan
Metro Vancouver realtor Gord Allan is an accomplished RE/MAX agent and Hall of Fame awarded-associate who brings a strategic yet personable approach to the home buying and selling process.
Relationship building and earning his client's trust are the guiding principles behind Gord's strong work ethic. He maintains ongoing contact with his listing clients, keeping them apprised of marketing activity.
Specializing in the Lower Mainland, his enthusiasm for the suburb lifestyle and exceptional knowledge of market trends from Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows to the Tri-Cities, positions Gord as an undeniable industry resource. Gord has sold over 500 homes throughout Greater Vancouver. As a seasoned insider on strata listings, his expertise is far-reaching: he's lived in several stratas, has been a strata council member since 2000, is familiar with the local strata complexes, developers and bylaws, and currently resides as vice-president of his strata council.
Gord understands the importance of his clients' financial investment and his practical studies from UBC Sauder School of Business has given him the knowledge and skills to help advise his clients to make informed decisions when buying or selling — paving the way to smooth and results-driven transactions. He's adept at contract negotiations and will guide you through financing and settlements, while successfully navigating any challenges in the process.
In 1987 Gord immigrated from South Africa with his wife and two children and put down roots in Port Moody, which has helped to make Gord an authority on the community's marketplace. He has witnessed the tremendous high-density development that's transformed Port Moody into one of Metro Vancouver's most sought-after locations, and is savvy at assessing properties for newcomers to B.C., and first- and second-time buyers alike.
With a background in the hospitality industry, Gord cut his teeth in real estate buying and selling several of his own restaurants before turning to residential real estate. He's passionate about helping his clients prepare for buying or selling their home and is proud to provide them value-added services like facilitating introductions with mortgage brokers, stagers, and other industry professionals.
Gord recognizes the fluidity of the real estate industry and stays informed with industry-specific courses, and is up-to-date on the latest technology innovations and social media channels to help him communicate with his clients and implement the most effective marketing strategies. He uses his insight and vast experience to identify what today's sellers and buyers want most.
When Gord's not helping his clients, you'll find him enjoying various outdoor recreation. An avid skydiver and coach, Gord's achievements total nearly 3,000 jumps. He regularly attends global skydiving competitions and events, He also loves to golf, swim, and lay fresh tracks at Whistler and Sun Peaks
Five Little Known Facts About Gord
1. Was a member of South Africa's elite 1 Parachute Battalion, the only full-time Airborne Regiment.
2. Spent six years after college working around the world, including travelling above the Artic Circle to the South Pacific.
3. Voluntarily pledges a portion of his income from the sale of all homes to the Children's Miracle Network and its 14-member hospitals closest to his community.
4. Is a member of the RE/MAX 100% Club and was &was inducted into the RE/MAX Hall of Fame in 2007.
5. Achieved the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver's 2016 Medallion Club Award;