Pemberton Holmes Ltd. - 150-805 Cloverdale Ave, Victoria BC V8X 2S9
250-384-8124 / 1-800-665-5303
Shawn Adye and Andrew Mara

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 Personal Testimonials

During our years in Real Estate we have endeavored to serve each and every one of our clients to the best of our ability. We take this responsiblity seriously and we have been rewarded by many satisfied customers some of whom have been kind enough to write us after completion. The following are a few excerpts from some of these letters...

Dear Shawn,
Just wanted to say how much I (and really, the whole family) appreciate how you put your listings together. We've been looking at houses in our neighbourhood for friends of ours, and so often there is so much information missing from the listing that we would like to be able to access. But your listings are so clean, thorough and well put together. Thank you for that. It is one of the many reasons we put your name out there as often as we can to people. Also,I am hoping that a friend of ours will be in touch with you in the next couple of days about seeing the place. Anyway...Please, let your team know that the work you folks do is noted and appreciated.


"We have purchased 4 homes and sold 4 homes over the past several years and we have come to know Andrew very well.  He has always done his best for us in every way, often going far beyond any expectations we might have had.  We have benefited from his good judgment and advice, and his actions have always been in our best interest.  Andrew's marketing and presentation on his web site are superb in all respects. We consider him to be the very best realtor of the highest integrity and would not hesitate (and in fact have done so on several occasions) to recommend him to anyone considering buying or selling a home."   -Diana & Jim Black


Andrew & Shawn,

We hope this finds you both well. We want to thank you again for all your energy, positiveness and commitment in helping us find a place. We appreciate all your hard work and wish you both the best in your future endeavors!

 Regards, John & Joanna Campbell


"Andrew has proven to be an excellent Realtor and resource to us over the years.  We have recommended him to family and friends.  His patience, matched with his up-to-date knowledge and constant work ethic provided us with a great real estate "experience" (several times).  We also feel that we can really trust Andrew.
- Kerry Heckbert


Thank you so much for your help and passion put forth to fulfill our dream

Darlene and Phil


Both my wife and I found that you listened to us and worked from what we said about our interests and needs. This may seem a small point. I assure you that it was most important to us, and that anyone who has had agents pushing properties at them would know what a major blessing it was to find someone with your energy, integrity, knowledge and skill."
- Harry F. Street


Hello Shawn

A colleague of mine is house hunting, just moved from Vancouver. I gave her your pager number. I raved about how you found us the perfect house!

Kelli Svendsen


"Finding the right house in the right neighbourhood for the right price is enough of a challenge in one's own city,but doing much of it from thousands of kilometers away is a real challenge. Andrew listened to our needs and kept us up to date on the Victoria housing market. His professionalism and organizational skills allowed us to purchase the house, complete an inspection and shop for a mortgage, all in two days. We don't hesitate to recommend Andrew Mara."
- Barbara De Ruyter



A thousand thanks for your patience, perseverance and good advice.

Richard and Penny


"There is nothing Andrew Mara could have done better. His service was excellent, and he was very knowledgeable and experienced at negotiating what I considered to be a great deal. I would definitely recommend Andrew and Pemberton Holmes to friends or family. He found us the right home in the right neighbourhood!"
- Chris and Sandi Nielsen



My wife and I want to express our gratitude to you for your great help in selling the house. It is a pleasure to do business with you.

Jiye Zeng


"In the past I've been disappointed by the agents I've dealt with, so I was very suprised by Andrew Mara's integrity and honesty. It seems to me that he took our interests very seriously and did his utmost to insure that we did the very best possible in selecting a house and getting it for a fair price. In the future, if I'm in the market for or selling a house I'll be sure to look to Andrew for these services"
- Clifford Howlett

Shawn Adye