December 7, 2010

After meeting with three realtors I was very concerned about listing my house in the current market... Then I met Dave Snider.

Dave's market knowledge, attention to detail and excellent marketing skills made me feel 100% confident that my home would be represented by a team of professionals that would work hard for me.

I believe that buyers first impression is gained through internet exposure and Dave is the champion of this medium in the real estate industry. Dave produced both amazing video and photos to the buying public. He showcased my house in the absolute best possible way.

My house sold in 32 days. Thanks Dave!!

-Janis Chapman

September 13, 2009


I would like to convey my sincere appreciation for the excellent job Dave Snider did of selling my home for over asking price in only 2 ½ days, in a recession no less. 

I was convinced, from my first meeting with you, that my decision to engage your services was the right one. Your professionalism, knowledge of the market, suggestions and marketing strategies all contributed to my overall feeling of confidence and peace of mind.

Under a time crunch, Dave worked day and night to create a buzz in the market for my house  At the end of 2 ½ days he delivered 3 offers for my approval with the third being $500 over asking price, fabulous!

Great job Dave! I would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone who may be looking to sell their property in the future. The experience was truly a pleasurable one.


- Serena Mitchell A Sold Customer






September 22, 2009


Hello family, friends and fellow sailors.  As most of you know we have been struggling over the past eleven months to sell our White Rock home and move to Steveston Village. I am happy to say that the house has finally sold.

Our fortunes took a turn for the better when we switched realtors early in September.  Our previous realtor had the listing for 11 months, through much of the worst of the recession driven market.  Unfortunately, his valiant efforts were just not producing offers so we decided to work with Dave Snider of Sutton Realty as he had impressed us with some innovative approaches he was using in other listings he already had.  We like to call it the new, modern approach to sell a house.  It was quite a ride!

The process started two days before Allan left for Ontario to move his parents into assisted living.  It was a hectic two days starting with an evaluation of the outside and inside condition and decor of our home. 

Dave utilized the talents of Laura Davis of Urbane Décor who has a marvelous talent for deleting busyness and overcrowding while inserting piazzas and personality, all while respecting the owners’ taste.  In a nutshell Laura “staged” our house.  With Al and Bonnie wearing their thickest skin, help from family and friends and very efficient work from Laura, our home was made to look even better and more memorable than it already did. Some furniture was removed, other small pieces added and numerous accessories strategically placed just to take on a more polished look.  Some paint on dated brick work across the front exterior finished the make-over. 

It was a hard driving two days and frankly the house was not as easy to live in when in “staged” mode but it sure was worth it as an offer came in within six days.  Then Dave’s creativity and persistence contributed significantly to the sale which ensued even as Al worked on his parents’ move down in Ontario. 

In addition to staging, Dave uses the latest in photography, live video, feature sheets, the web, social networks and signage to market his listings.  If you want to see how this all came together for our place just click on 

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Serena Mitchell & Al Oliver