Arlen Brekkaas was born and raised in Ft. St. John and began his career in Real Estate in 1997. Firstly, as a Homelife Representative, Arlen earned Rookie if the Year status for all of British Columbia! After several years of successful practice as a Century 21 Agent earning Diamond Status and MLS Awards putting him in the top 10% of Agents in the BC Northern Real Estate Board Arlen made the move to RE/MAX Action Realty and was able to achieve a 105% increase in his first year there. 13 years later and 100’s of properties sold, Arlen has been able to keep consistent numbers up to and including his 2nd best year ever in 2009 in a market that was down nearly 40% from its peak in 2007! This dedication to his work has shown his clients that Arlen is a trustworthy and honorable Agent.
Educational History and Work Experience
In receiving his Real Estate Salesperson's and Sub-Mortgage Broker's License from The Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration of The University of British Columbia Arlen Brekkaas scored well above the average. Of the total number of persons starting the program only 40% finished and passed and were able to be licensed. To date, Arlen Brekkaas has furthered his education by successfully completing dozens of additional educational courses like The Applied Real Estate Course, Buyer's Agency, Contract of Purchase and Sale, Professional Presentation of Offers, Negotiating Skills for Realtors, Conflict Resolution for Realtors, Legal Update, Subdivision Plans, and Commercial Legal Update all of which have been offered by the B.C. Northern Real Estate Board. Arlen also holds a Real Estate License in Alberta. With 100’s of sales and 13 years in the Market in Fort St. John, Arlen has all the right stuff to properly price, market, and negotiate on your behalf for the best possible result for you. Arlen has also completed special training in marketing by completing the course Marketing Essentials as well as Paranych Sales Course among many others. The benefit of having the most recent education is with the ever-changing laws that govern Real Estate. Arlen Brekkaas has a clear understanding of the changes and how they affect his clients. The skills to perform the duty of correctly advising his clients in for most people is there most significant financial decision of their lives are critical and necessary to keep polished. Arlen has also served as a Director of the BC Northern Real Estate Board, Chairman of the Technology committee and several other Task Force positions including the Ethics Committee and Course Review Committee. Arlen has also helped to oversee the business operations at his office whenever the Broker/Owner has needed his help. Duties included approving the contracts of the other Agents, negotiating disputes between agents, settling customer complaints and advising other Agents on appropriate actions and methods. Possessing special knowledge that other Realtors don’t have is a great benefit to himself as a professional and his clients in that they are receiving only the best in representation and advice. Each year, Arlen attends new educational seminars and builds new alliances to continue to further the distance between him and other agents and raise the bar of professionalism.
Without question, Arlen Brekkaas keeps his clients best interests first and foremost. In any relationship, Trust and Commitment are the most important aspects that must be preserved and these are held in high esteem by Arlen Brekkaas. Arlen Brekkaas is ready to commit to work with you like no one else and to get the job done in the manner that you are most comfortable with. Arlen Brekkaas is available anytime through the office at his direct line at (250) 785-1234. Please feel free to call anytime for a market evaluation of your property, for information on already listed properties or for information on any other city in Canada or around the world. I am always open for discussion or questions, please, do call.
To provide only the best in Real Estate service and to keep the client’s best interest first and foremost, above and beyond everything else.