About

Ayn MacDonald, ABR, SRES

Real Estate Salesperson | ABR Accredited Buyers Representative | SRES Senior Real Estate Specialist

Ayn was born and raised in the small Northern Ontario community of Elliot Lake. Having always had a strong entrepreneurial spirit, Ayn decided to attend both Cambrian College (Sudbury) & Algonquin College (Ottawa).  While studying for her Business Administration diploma, Ayn got her first exposure the real estate world when she took a part-time position with a small real estate firm as a receptionist.
Ayn’s real estate career really kicked into high-gear when she took a position as an Administrative Assistant to a very successful husband and wife real estate team. Since that time, she has worked in a variety of urban & rural areas of south of Ottawa. She went on to work as a Senior Branch Administrator and Training/Social Media Coordinator helping agents harness the power of their social networks to buy & sell real estate. These positions gave her valuable experience in dealing with other clients & other realtors.
Outside of work, her past volunteer activities have included Ottawa Bluesfest, Riverside South Community Association and helping out at The Snowsuit Fund.  Presently Ayn run’s 3 meet-up groups (Ottawa Connecting Women, Ottawa Swap Meet and Active Social Kids moms group) and is an active member of the Collab Space community (a collaborative working environment that helps fosters local start-up companies & entrepreneurs alike).
Ayn is proud to be a full-time licensed REALTOR, and you will find her to be personable, reliable and professional. If you’re interested in buying or selling real estate, Ayn will help guide you through the process and will make it as easy as possible.
Ayn specializes in working with buyers as is an Accredited Buyer Representative and enjoys working with seniors (SRES) as they consider their downsizing options.
Through her weekly real estate information nights, Ayn teaches buyers and sellers how to navigate the Ottawa real estate market. The events cover a variety of micro-topics in real estate from buying your first home, to buying a condo, to buying rural properties or considering your options as you go through more difficult times (separation & divorce).
For a full list of Ayn’s upcoming speaking events, visit www.BuyerSeries.ca  or contact her directly at info@aynottawa.ca to discuss your real estate needs.

Awards & Designations

 

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The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is designed for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients. When you decide to earn your ABR®, you gain:

Valuable real estate education that elevates your skills and knowledge in the eyes of home buyers. Ongoing specialized information, programs and updates that help you stay on top of the issues and trends in successfully representing home buyers. Access to REBAC members-only marketing tools and resources, which provide an additional competitive edge.


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REALTORS® who possess the SRES® Designation have the necessary knowledge and expertise to counsel clients age 50+ through major financial and lifestyle transitions in relocating, refinancing, or selling the family home. The SRES® course is offered by the National Association of REALTORS®.
 

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E-Agents have completed a series of online courses to keep their marketing and technology skills current. The e-agent program is exclusive to Royal LePage.
 

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Master Sales 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017 – The threshold level required to attain the Master Sales Award is the top 11th-20th percentile of each residential market’s sales representatives’ earnings. Earnings are defined as gross closed and collected commissions in the preceding year.