Originally from the Eastern Townships, Marie-Piers was literally raised in the field of real estate, having grown up in a family of large-scale contractors and real estate developers. With some regret but with a lot of determination, she left home to pursue studies in Hotel Management in Montréal. Upon graduation, she began a career organizing trade shows and conventions in glamorous resorts for more than four years. From there, Marie-Piers embarked on the road of entrepreneurship, owning and operating one of Montréal’s first franchises of Canada’s largest coffee retailer.
She proceeded to take on a new challenge by accepting a leadership position in the textile industry. Equipped with this extensive professional success, Marie-Piers returned home to the Eastern Townships, this time to offer her family the gift of the exceptional quality of life that the region offers. Once established, she returned to her first passion of real estate by becoming closely involved with two high-end development project. Marie-Piers Barsalou has established a reputation of following her clients in every step of their purchase or selling process. She offers full-quality, customized service, be it in new construction, cottages, lakefront and slope side residences, estates and high-end homes or guiding you with the purchase of land for your future dream home.
Marie-Piers has seen numerous projects through for her clients, accompanying them with passion and understanding as they live out their real estate dreams and adventures. Her family roots stretch as wide as they do deep stemming from both North America and Europe. This combination serves her well, making her at ease in dealing with the requirements of clients originating from these two continents. Marie-Piers is fluent in French and English and has good knowledge of Italian.
After spending just minutes with Johanne Meunier, it’s easy to understand the reason for her longstanding professional success. She has that enviable quality so prized by those working in a field involving human relations: she immediately gains your trust. She attributes her quiet strenght to growing up with a mother who ran a business in the Eastern Townships, allowing her to realize early on that she wanted to work in sales and giving her the confidence to study business administration, law and psychology before choosing to work in real estate.
Johanne quickly mastered all of the aspects of this profession about which she is so passionate.”It’s in my blood”, she says, and her track record speaks for itself: real estate projects, industrial and commercial real estate sales and, now, selling homes and property at Sotheby’s.Known for her credibility – and as a member of a team whose synergy inspires her – she successfully brings her projects to term through her ability to listen, her availability and her attention to detail. Calmly and with a big smile…Quiet strength.
When she was invited to join the Sotheby’s International Realty Québec team, Paule realized that this was her opportunity to make a dream come true using her achievements as a highly productive manager in the field of telecommunications. She seems predestined for the real estate sector with her keen sense of human relations and customer service, ability to listen and respect for others…all of which enable her to establish quality, lasting, win-win relations with her clients. Not to mention the passion for unique properties she shares with her colleagues Marie-Piers Barsalou and Johanne Meunier.
In addition to her excellent judgement and good taste, Paule is able to put her intuition to work to identify her customers’ real needs, with the professionalism that has always been her trademark.
A long-standing Eastern Townships resident, she calls the region home. Her far-reaching knowledge of its real estate market makes her the perfect choice for effectively and discreetly accompanying and supporting her customers in their investment choices.
Simon-Pierre Veillette knows the virtues of a structured work style firsthand. Experience has shown him that success absolutely depends on it. He also has an innate ability to create warm, friendly ties, and it is not surprising that he chose to pursue hotel management at the Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec. For more than a decade, he honed his customer service techniques in this arena and gave rein to one of the things he loves most in life: meeting people and listening to their needs.
Simon-Pierre has been albe to transpose these essential qualities seamlessly into his work as a real estate agent, attributing his progressive career move to the fact that he has always been drawn to this field.
After a number of very successful years in this sector, Sotheby’s International Realty offered this enthusiastic, determined young man the oppotunity to achieve his professional goals.”It would have been hard to refuse an offer from such an inspiring firm. It came at exactly the right time in my career, and I humbly believe that I can make a significant contribution to our team’s success through my unwavering focus on offering our customers top-notch service. I feel privileged to share my daily activities with such devoted colleagues, who love making things happen as much as I do. I adore my job.”
Charismatic, authentic, determined, a leader…These are just some of the words that come to mind in describing Bobby Lee Beaubien. This young woman in her thirties has managed to combine the things she loves with her insatiable desire to succeed. Essential ingredients on the road to success include knowing herself, knowing what she wants, knowing her self-worth and putting all of her energy into the endeavours she cares deeply about. This, she does whole-heartedly.
Riding was her first love. An accomplished horsewoman, she performed well in international competitions and then pursued studies in animal health. Specializing in canine behaviour, she devoted 10 years to setting up a company in this field, a feat she is especially proud of.
Drawn to real estate–like many of her family members–since she was a teen, she put this dream on hold, allowing it to re-emerge when she decided to change direction and sell her company. She then joined the ranks of Sotheby’s International Realty Québec: “The choice was very natural. Having grown up in the area, I wanted to be part of this dynamic team, where I can make a full-fledged commitment, grow, take advantage of our complimentary experiences and share a philosophy based on listening, respect for the customer and the need to establish relations of trust with one another. This way, everybody wins.”
“We received excellent service, very attentive. We appreciated the competence of the agents, their professionalism and their humanitarian approach. We are completely satisfied and have no hesitation in recommending your services to our loved ones.”
Denis Gratton, Bromont
“Thank you for your services. You are a professional team, dynamic with excellent customer service. Everything was perfect, especially the marketing with great photos and the visits follow-up which was very appreciated. Thanks to the whole team.”
David Charbonneau, St-Paul d’Abbotsford
“A great team who accompanied us throughout the sales process. In particular, we did business with Ms. Barsalou, who was very professional. Marie-Piers has guided us in the marketing of our property up to the negotiations that resulted in the sale of it. Definitely a team to recommend!”
Denis Piché, Lac-Brome
“All the people I met since the opening of my file for the sale of my property until the conclusion of the sale were of an exemplary professionalism. Efficiency, kindness, punctuality, professionalism have been their trademark throughout the sales process. I am very satisfied and I do not hesitate to recommend this brokerage.”
Luc St-Louis Frelighsburg
“I was delighted with the level of service and professionalism shown by Marie Piers, Simon and the Sotheby’s team. Their knowledge and contacts in the Townships made this sale happen, and quickly! I will certainly recommend Sotheby’s in the future. Many thanks!”
“We are very satisfied with the work done by the Sotheby’s Knowlton’s team. They are professional, available and conscientious.”
“I would like to thank you for the effort you have made to sell my house. Thank you to Simon-Pierre for his kindness and availability. Thank you to Marie-Piers. Thank you to the entire team.”
“You are a great team with unparalleled profesisonalism. Entrusting you with a mandat is a guaranteed success.”
“I really appreciated the professionalism of the entire team. The quality of service and marketing stands out from those of other brokers in the area. Thank you Johanne for your patience.”