Top Agent Adam DeGroote – of Ontario, Canada’s Brantford & Brant County – is a consummate professional who genuinely cares about creating the absolute best outcome for his many grateful buyers and sellers. Specializing in rural and agricultural properties, Adam has earned his reputation as a knowledgeable, hardworking and trustworthy Broker. Working with RE/MAX Twin City Realty, he has built a thriving business on a foundation of honesty and integrity, a business that has continued to grow year after year.
Adam, who was recently ranked #63 for sales in all of Canada within the Re/Max network, began his journey in real estate in 2012. “I grew up on a tobacco farm,” recalls Adam, when asked about how he got started in the home-selling business. “When the tobacco industry began to decline, I reluctantly left it, and my wife and I started purchasing investment properties. That got me thinking that real estate could be a really interesting and fulfilling career.”
Not only did Adam embrace his new career in real estate, he found success relatively quickly, soon finding himself ranked among the Top 40 Under 40 agents in Canada, not to mention a four-year streak of being named the favorite real estate agent by his local newspaper. Currently, an impressive portion of Adam’s business is based on returning clients, referrals and positive word of mouth, an accurate barometer of the excellent customer service he provides, and of his ability to put his clients at ease during even the most complicated transactions. “I’m not your typical salesperson at all,” explains Adam, when asked how he has managed to build his enviable business. “I’m not pushy or aggressive with my clients; I advise them and give them my honest opinion and I think they appreciate that approach. I genuinely care about their best interests.”
Exceptionally engaging marketing strategies have also played a huge role in Adam’s success story. Adam strongly believes that in today’s real estate world, it is crucial to go the extra mile when marketing your client’s properties. “Having my listings front and centre and continuously present on social media is an essential part of achieving a successful sale. My comprehensive marketing plan is tailored to each listing and is constantly evolving to stay ahead of the latest trends.” Beautiful visual presentations with professional photography and videography are developed exclusively with each of Adam’s listings to ensure every property is presented in its best light. Expert utilization of print-based advertising– flyers, postcards, newspaper ads – and multiple social media platforms all make certain that his properties are seen by as many qualified buyers as possible. “I also place ads in various magazine publications in Ontario,” says Adam, “and this makes a big impact on my clients because not a lot of other agents do that.” All of this adds up to quick sales for top dollar, and of course, happy clients.
When asked about how he spends time outside of real estate, Adam enjoys nothing more than spending time with his wife and young daughter. Adam says, “We love hanging out at our farm and entertaining friends and family here.” Additionally, Adam also expressed how much he enjoys traveling as a way of occasionally unwinding from his busy lifestyle. Another passion of his involves giving back to the community by supporting local athletes and sports organizations, his daughter’s school as well as private contributions to various causes and foundations. “I really love helping people,” says Adam.
When asked what he enjoys most about what he does for a living, Adam responded “I like the satisfaction of helping people work through any situation that might come up during the transaction- which might be the biggest transaction of their lives – and helping them achieve their goals. I try to make my clients real estate experience as smooth and easy as possible. Building solid, personal relationships with my clients is what has contributed greatly to my success.”