Sydney
Baddeck
Port Hawkesbury
Antigonish

Sydney Head Office (902) 567-9880

Valarie Sampson, Broker/Owner

Valarie Sampson is a life-long resident of South Bar and has a combined twenty-five years experience in the new home construction and real estate industry. In 1996 she graduated from UCCB with a degree in Business Administration and continued to work in the construction industry serving as Executive Officer of the Home Builders Association, President of the CB Home Builders’ Association and Secretary of the Nova Scotia Home Builders’ Association. In 2004 Valarie received her Real Estate license and worked very hard to achieve a number of honours for her hard work and dedication.

After six years and successive growth within the industry, Valarie has taken the steps to go forward with a new, privately held, full service real estate brokerage located in downtown Sydney. The offices are located “The Cunningham Building” at 602 George Street.

At RE/MAX Park Place, our specialty is buying and selling real estate, including new and existing residential and rural homes, new home construction, condos and apartments, we’re ready to help you reach your real estate goals.

We believe that success is created one client at a time and strive to obtain 100% satisfaction for each and every one of our clients. We will provide honest, quality service incorporating up-to-date marketing strategies, innovative and effective promotion, in-depth research and current market information for our clients. Our mission is to always meet or exceed the real estate needs of our clients!

Cape Breton has come a long way since the days when the only access to the island was a ferry. One thing, however, has not changed. Eager vacationers traveling to our island continue to fall in love with our rocky shores, sandy beaches, diverse terrain and the leisurely lifestyle the area offers. Many return to purchase vacation or permanent homes. RE/MAX Park Place hopes to be an industry leader in meeting the growing needs for creative housing and residential property needs.

Leijsa Wilton, REALTOR, Sydney, Nova Scotia

Born and raised in Glace Bay, Leijsa has gained valuable experience working in the hospitaliy industry in Alberta, Ontario an here in Cape Breton. Leijsa became involved in Real Estate in 2008 and has enjoyed the field immensively during her time in the business. She truly enjoys helping clients attain their housing needs whether it be buying or selling. Leijsa feels that it truly is a privilege to assist people in making one of the most important decisions of their life.

Betty Carmichael

Betty is a long time resident of Braemar Drive in Westmount but grew up in Gardiner Mines. As a business owner in the field of Interior Decorating and past sales respresentative, she brings a wealth of experience to the Home Selling Market.

Betty's approach to assisting buyers and sellers in the Real Estate market will be matched by the enthusiasm she has brought to all of her endeavours in the past including raising three boys and volunteering in the community. She looks forward to working with you!

Leanne Martheleur

Leanne is a second-generation Realtor and a St. Mary’s University graduate. She has always been very involved in her community and has demonstrated her ability to get along well with people. She was born and raised in Cape Breton County, and is familiar with Cape Breton landscapes and properties. These are some of the qualities that make her a skilled Realtor. Leanne is comfortable with all aspects of buying or selling a home. She can walk you through the entire process, from the moment you first decide to list or purchase to the day when you are holding the keys to your new home. As an experienced local Realtor, she understands Cape Breton real estate values and trends.

Ryan O'Donnell

With over 12 years of sales experience, Ryan brings with him a wealth of experience in dealing with the public in a variety of fields, all which come together to provide the utmost service for real estate. Ryan has experience in the financial, insurance and car sales industries.

Ryan has spent two and a half years as Operations Manager for Re/Max Park Place which provided him with unparalleled experience with all facets of the real estate industry and provided an excellent base of knowledge to go along with his strong personality and people skills in launching his real estate sales career. Ryan’s strongest traits is his ability to develop strong relationships through trust, confidence, and integrity. His personality, sense of humour and passion for real estate will form a relaxing and enjoyable experience from start to finish. Ryan is married to his beautiful wife Alexandra and together they have an amazing son Benjamin. They are proud owners of a 115 year old home in Whitney Pier and have done extensive work to bring it to life. Ryan is passionate about his community and in life in general. Give him a call today for a positive and enjoyable experience.

Joe McDonald

Joe was born in Sydney and spent most of his life growing up in Big Pond. He could often be found snowboarding in neighbouring Ben Eoin. As a young man, Joe moved to Alberta, where he began a career in the oil and gas industry. He achieved his Rig Technician 3 certification and Red Seal. Through hard work and dedication, he quickly moved up the ranks to a managerial position in his company. However, Joe always knew that Cape Breton was where he wanted to settle down. He recently moved home in order to spend more time with his friends and family and to pursue his true passion- real estate. Joe is informed and familiar with all the steps involved in the process of relocating from another area. He is also the owner of several rental properties, and thus has a pulse on the local rental market. In his spare time, Joe enjoys snowmobiling in the Cape Breton Highlands, boating on the Bras d'Ors Lakes, and attending family gatherings.

“Cape Breton has that small town feeling with world class views,” explains Joe. “I'd be pleased to help you in your search for the perfect property.”

Alexis Rudderham

Alexis comes from a long line of Cape Breton entrepreneurs. She has worked in the local business community since she was 14 years old.

Previous to joining the Remax team Alexis has owned two successful small companies, worked as a project manager for local construction firms as well as firms located internationally, held senior marketing positions in local technology based startups, and has used her community connections and business savvy to help raise significant capital for Cape Breton startups. Alexis is passionate about her community and has been an active volunteer her entire life. A former Director for the Junior Chamber International and is currently siting on the advisory councilor for the Sydney and Area Chamber of Commerce.

Joining the Remax team has allowed Alexis the opportunity to combine her love of real estate, construction and community.

The proud mom of two wonderful boys, William and Aubrey, Alexis has dedicated herself to making Cape Breton a place where her children can choose to live, work and enjoy their lives.

RE/MAX THE #1 NAME IN REAL ESTATE

At RE/MAX Park Place, our specialty is buying and selling real estate, including new and existing residential and rural homes, new home construction, condos and apartments, we’re ready to help you reach your real estate goals.

We believe that success is created one client at a time and strive to obtain 100% satisfaction for each and every one of our clients. We will provide honest, quality service incorporating up-to-date marketing strategies, innovative and effective promotion, in-depth research and current market information for our clients. Our mission is to always meet or exceed the real estate needs of our clients!

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