Open Year Round - 3223 Lacon Road
"We take great pride in matching people and places."
Bente Pilgaard has decades of sales experience and her unique strength and personal approach makes her your realtor of choice whether buying or selling your home on Denman and Hornby Islands, or in the nearby Comox Valley.
Bente lives and works full-time on Denman, as the Owner and Managing Broker of RE/MAX The Islands, promoting these peaceful islands and their full range of still-affordable real estate offerings.
Born and educated in Denmark, Bente worked for 8 years in Rome before immigrating to Canada to open a design business and school. Her international and entrepreneurial career history has given Bente an insight to working with people of all walks of life. She enjoys learning the larger picture of her client’s real estate pursuit and circumstance, including their needs and dreams. Her professional competence, and personal touch make it a pleasure to be guided by her every step of the way whether selling or buying a property on these beautiful islands.
Real estate business, she says, is a process that requires great patience, knowledge and experience. These attributes, along with a deep understanding of the increasingly complex nature of buying property, enable Bente to go above and beyond in her positive ways of providing service.
FIND WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR
As island real estate agents and long-time residents, we take the time to get to know you and your ideals, so we can better meet your needs. More than just helping you make decisions about the present, we help you plan for the future. We can share our own perspective on island living here on the Gulf Islands, which we have come to love calling our home. Provide us with the parameters, and we will engage in the search process together, using all of our professional experience, skills, knowledge and patience in the process.
Our full Homebuyer’s Guide can be found here.
Current Listings: https://www.islandsrealestate.com/#!listings
WHY LIST WITH US?
Deciding to sell your home or property is a big step and should be a well-researched and positive experience. Make sure to explore the realtor options in your area. Choosing to work with our RE/MAX agents ensures top-level services from our professional and friendly agents, who, as long term residents, offer you the expertise you need.
In today’s market, as well as professional expertise and local knowledge, you will need excellent marketing and communication skills in order to in secure the right buyer. At RE/MAX The Islands, we take pride in our innovative approach to real estate marketing, and allocating the appropriate resources. We will work with you to design a pricing and marketing strategy designed to move your property as fast as possible, for as much as possible.
About the Agent
Bente Pilgaard is the resident Realtor, Owner, and Managing Broker of RE/MAX The Islands on Denman Island. With a background in design, education, conservation, and real estate development, Bente combines 45 years of service-oriented business into a unique and personalized experience for her clients.Working diligently to further her clients’ real estate and lifestyle interests, Bente demonstrates the highest degree of integrity and professionalism. Rooted in her Danish cultural values of thrift and common sense, Bente’s sales philosophy is to achieve the highest possible value for her clients, and to support them in every step of their real estate experience. Her intense passion for, and knowledge of, the local communities makes Bente your real estate agent of choice, whether buying or selling a home on these beautiful islands.
“Working with Bente Pilgaard was easy and a pleasure… She was very thorough, often answering questions I didn’t even know to ask. I was very thankful that she could always provide me with an answer when I needed it, often within minutes of a text or email… her steady and consistent availability and depth of knowledge made the mysteries of Island property buying a very easy process. From start to finish, a period of about 6 months, I felt the benefits of a caring and professional real estate agent. And now as a Denman resident, I have a resource in Bente Pilgaard as well as a friend.” – Evan
“We can’t thank you enough for your professionalism and significant expertise, which we relied on quite heavily to guide us through the process. We have worked with many realtors over the years, and we can say with experience that your level of engagement and willingness to go above and beyond the call of duty was like no other realtor we’ve worked with before.” – R & T on Whaling Station Bay
“Bente did an exceptional job selling our house. She was tireless, diligent and conscientious about marketing our property with no challenge too big for her. Bente is a great listener and skilled negotiator, she was responsive to situations as they came up. Her knowledge, dedication and dependability are what put her above the rest. We can recommend Bente Pilgaard to any buyer/seller, she really worked hard on our behalf from day one and throughout.” – Lorne