David is an award-winning Real Estate Broker widely recognized across the region for his expertise and community involvement. His keen understanding of the market is built on 30 years of entrepreneurial success. As a basketball fan, he was delighted when a client nicknamed him the “Michael Jordan of Real Estate”.
Dedicated to raising industry standards for professionals and the public, David serves his clients, shares his knowledge and builds relationships as a full-time Realtor, a weekly real estate advice columnist, a Director with the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO), and an active philanthropist. When local buyers and sellers need straightforward real estate advice, they know to just “Ask David”.
David believes that knowledge is power, seizing every opportunity to learn more in order to serve his clients better. He has earned his stripes as a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS), a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), a Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES), a Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE), and has studied negotiation strategy extensively at Harvard Business School and Harvard Law.
As the author of “Ask David…”, a weekly real estate advice column in the Waterloo Region Record and on TheRecord.com, David welcomes questions from homeowners and freely shares his knowledge in an easy-to-read, down to earth format. The column has been so popular that it now runs in Metroland affiliate papers across Ontario.
A community builder by nature, David has spent a decade hosting “Stuff the Hummer” family events that have raised over 200,000 emergency meals for the Food Bank of Waterloo Region, and also fundraises for OneROOF Youth Services, Hockey Helps the Homeless and Breast Cancer Research. He has been awarded Top Fundraising Agent by Children’s Health Foundation and Children’s Miracle Network three out of the past four years, and donates to these organizations each time his clients buy or sell a property.