When it comes to buying or selling a home, we understand the importance of getting to know your REALTOR® as more than just a professional. Our “Meet A REALTOR®” series introduces the hard-working people of the Century 21 Bachman & Associates, and provides a personal look at each of us as residents of our community. For this installment, we spoke with Kim Thompson about what it means to live and work as a REALTOR® in Winnipeg & the surrounding area.
1)How long have you lived in Winnipeg?
All my life.It’s where I started and where my roots are.
2)Why did you choose to settle here?
I don’t think of it as ‘settling’. I love Winnipeg!
3)What is your favorite thing about living in Winnipeg?
It’s home… I feel at home here.
4)What makes Manitoba different than any other province to live?
For me, it’s my family, my community, my opportunity and my stability.
5)Tell us a few of your favorite activities to do or places to visit in the area?
The Summertime festivals are always a favourite, Fringefest, Folkfest, Jazzfest, Winefest…so many ‘Fests’! Parks, patios, rural drives, biking, hiking, LAKE-ing!In the wintertime, just dress properly and being outdoors can be a treat, really!Restaurants, theatre and Hot Holidays!
6)Tell us one thing you love about working in the real estate industry and why?
Knowing the city and the current market.Being able to share my experience, information & knowledge to clients makes me feel good about the service I provide and the job I do.
7)Describe your favorite sale in real estate:
Favourite? or Funniest? There was the time I walked in on the naked guy….
8)How has technology helped you as a REALTOR®?
Technology makes access to detailed information more convenient.And that makes communication quick and easy… People appreciate and expect a quick response, and it makes my job easier to be able to provide it.
9)Describe one quality about yourself, which has helped you develop the necessary skills to be a successful REALTOR® with Century 21 Bachman & Associates?
I’m dedicated to my career and my clients.I want to give my clients the best, smoothest, and most stress-free experience possible.
10)Why Century 21 Bachman & Associates?
It’s where I started and where my roots are.
If you are thinking of buying or selling call: Kim Thompson 204-294-5468