Katrina Tavares has been involved in the design and construction of custom homes since 2005. This has entailed the purchase of properties, preparation of architectural and planning documents, acquisition of City permits, selective hiring of tradespeople and oversight of the project to completion. In addition to her hands-on experience in building, she has gained extensive knowledge of the real estate market in the Port Credit community. Katrina has merged her business experience and professional qualifications in order to deliver expert and high quality service to all her clients. She has developed excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills through many years of participation in real estate projects and other business endeavours. For ten years she was employed in direct marketing for a Toronto based communications firm. Previous experience included a position as sales representative for business-to-business marketing solutions, and as public relations services provider for a radio station in Victoria, BC. Katrina has a track record of success and understands the importance of hard work and dedication. As a member of the Canadian National Rowing Team, she competed at the international level. Recently, she completed the Chicago and Boston marathons. Her post-secondary education includes degrees from McGill and Ryerson universities. Her athletic and educational backgrounds complement her business acumen. As a member of the Engel & Völkers team, she looks forward to bringing outstanding real estate service to the Port Credit community.