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Application Process

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All appointments to view an available property can be made quickly and easily through our website, by selecting ‘Ready to see this home?’ on the individual rental listing. Alternatively, you can email us directly at rentals@duttons.com.

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Showings are usually booked in blocks with our friendly licensed Rental Property Managers. They will meet you outside the building at the designated time and then guide you through the rental home. Any questions can be directed to them. They will also have application forms on hand in case you’d like to submit one for approval.

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All applications forms need to be complete. Any misrepresentations can lead to delays and potential disqualification of the application. Please advise all your references to be ready for our call.

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Once received, the property management team will thoroughly review the application and conduct the standard reference and credit checks. Typical turnaround for an application is approximately 24 hours. Again, please advise all of your references to be ready for our call.

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Successful applicants will be required to submit a security deposit equal to 1/2 of the monthly rent in order to secure the property.

Application Form

Do you see something you like?
Take some time to fill out our rental application form. It just might be the first step to finding a wonderful new home.

Download Application Form

Maintenance Requests

Does your suite require maintenance? Take a minute to fill out and submit our Maintenance Request form. If you require emergency maintenance please call our Property Management number at 250-389-1011.

Maintenance Request Form

Frequently Asked Questions

Applications are available on our website or at our office reception. They can be emailed to rentals@duttons.com, dropped off to our office, or faxed to 250-383-2005.

Generally between 24-48 hours, depending on the availability of your references.

Generally, no. But may be negotiable. Please inquire with a Property Manager.

Generally for one year but may be negotiable.

An amount equal to half a month’s rent, and will be held by us in trust for the duration of your tenancy.

No later than the 1st day of each month.

A small surcharge will be charged in accordance with the agreement.

Simply request and fill out an ERT Form. Your Property Manager can help you.

Immediately call our Property Management number at 250-389-1011. After hours, the voicemail greeting will direct you to our Emergency number.

Prior approval must be obtained. Your Property Manager can help.

One month’s notice must be received by the last day of a given month. Please note this notice cannot be emailed, it must be dropped off or faxed to our office.

Your Property Manager will provide guidance and can provide a cleaning list.

Generally, it will be forwarded to your new address within 15 days of vacating the suite.

Inquiries

If you have any questions about our available rental properties, or about your current tenancy with Duttons, send us a note...

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Recognition
  • VREB MLS® Award Winner 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

David Logan

Co-Owner | Managing Broker

As Managing Broker, David Logan is a licensed Property Manager, REALTOR® and co-owner of Duttons. David grew up in Vancouver where he was a businessman/entrepreneur, developing and operating three successful companies. Prior to his role at Duttons, David also worked in Shanghai, China where he turned his attention to real estate through luxury property leasing. He has more than 20 years experience managing companies and has utilized his business skills to develop an atmosphere of collaboration, speed of response and a level of attention-to-detail that is unsurpassed in the industry.

David oversees the licensed activity of the property managers and handles the daily management of the brokerage, with an active portfolio of more than 525 properties. He works closely and tirelessly with the property management team to enhance and protect our clients’ assets.

David is a member of the Real Estate Board of Victoria and holds licenses in Property Management, Strata Management and Sales. David’s overall business acumen and leadership equates to superior client service through the combination of developing an exceptional team and harnessing the power of modern software and technology.

He calls Fairfield home and lives with his wife and two daughters just around the corner from the Duttons office. In his down time, David enjoys sailing, biking the neighbourhood and becoming a better bebop jazz guitarist. He’s even happy to view properties and go to meetings on his bike!

Testimonials

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Recognition
  • VREB MLS® Gold Award 2014-2016
  • 2013 MLS® Special Gold Award
  • VREB MLS® Silver Award 2009-2013

Ole Schmidt

Co-Owner | Associate Broker

With over a decade of real estate experience, Ole has earned a reputation as a local award-winning real estate expert and business leader. Ole is co-owner of Duttons, and holds licenses in Sales and Rental Property Management, as well as his Broker’s license. With a keen understanding of the real estate market and acumen for sales and negotiation, Ole leads our successful boutique Sales Division. He is also in charge of marketing for the brokerage and continues to find ways to elevate the Duttons brand, better serve existing clients and reach new ones. His exceptional marketing skills and forward-thinking business strategies are invaluable when working with David Logan on the strategic planning of the Property Management Division, which has an active portfolio of over 500 properties.

Ole’s patient, detail-oriented and knowledgeable approach to real estate, makes him endearing to both clients and fellow real estate colleagues. He is skilled at finding out what makes people tick and how they really want to live. Clients admire his talent for detecting even subtle assets or defects of a property, and his ability to solve problems creatively and sensitively. Ole knows business is about getting the details right and this is why there is no one you’d rather have in your corner when making a real estate move.

Ole’s local upbringing affords him an intimate knowledge of the neighbourhoods, cultures and buildings that make up our great city. He is a graduate of St. Michaels University School and the University of Victoria, from which he holds a Bachelor of Science degree. It is his education in urban planning, as well as his passion for design and architecture, that originally sparked his interest in real estate. Ole is also comfortable in a world of cultural, ethnic and economic diversity, having worked in South Korea for five years. In his free time, he loves exploring new destinations and spending time with his wife Genevieve. You might also find him training at the local gym, enjoying the sunny patios in Cook Street Village or planning his next renovation. Fairfield is his home.

Testimonials

Zana Siskin

Senior Rental Property Manager

Zana has brought her expert guidance to our Duttons clients since 2008. Her legal knowledge and expertise is invaluable and her deep knowledge of the Residential Tenancy Act, enables Zana to guide our clients through complex property issues and maximize their property’s potential.

Zana holds licenses in both Property Management and Strata Management and understands the importance of superior tenant relations and how that translates to success for our property owners. Continually learning and keeping abreast of changes within the industry, Zana is always seeking more knowledge to impart to both our tenants and property owners alike.

She is devoted to her chosen profession with more than 17 years experience in the business of real estate management. Clients know she works tirelessly on their behalf, bringing dedicated skill and passion to their property. She loves what she does and it is readily apparent to both our clients and their tenants with every interaction.

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Brian Ogilvie

Associate Broker | Director of Operations

Brian brings exceptional operational abilities to Duttons. Brian is licensed as an Associate Broker with the company and along with achieving his Broker’s license, he is licensed in Property Management and Strata. His organizational, time-management and communication skills help ensure the many complex details of our property portfolio are tracked. In a detail-oriented business, Brian’s skills are critical to ensure our property owner’s interests are well looked after.

Brian studied marketing at Camosun College and International Management at the University of Lethbridge but his travels and work experience abroad are what allowed Brian to gain an International perspective to business. Brian lived in France where he studied French and interned with a large corporation before returning to Canada to work in corporate communications and investor relations in Calgary. Finally, Brian obtained an internship at the Canadian Consulate in Seattle and worked in the treasury department of a Fortune 500 foreign exchange company in 2010 before joining Duttons.

Born and raised in Victoria, Brian also has an intimate knowledge of the city. A lifelong learner and detail-oriented, he is continually working to improve our systems for the benefit of our clients.

Faye Wright

PM Office Manager

Faye is Office Manager in the Property Management Division and is responsible for administration procedures, training and results. Faye has assisted the Property Managers in all of their administrative duties since 2009.

She has extensive experience in the Housing Department of the University of Victoria, as well as in Co-op Housing and hospitality. Faye’s experience with tenants and the housing industry enables her to bring high quality customer service to Duttons every day.

Faye understands the importance of tracking details. She assists in maximizing showing appointments for our clients’ properties by fielding inquiries quickly and is able to smoothly assist tenants through rental issues. Working closely with the Property Management team she has deep knowledge of strata properties and how they function.

Faye brings care and compassion to her work and helps organize the many details involved in successful property management. Most importantly, she is quietly able to develop and nourish relationships within the industry to the benefit of our clients.

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Cindy Hayworth

Senior Accounts Manager

Cindy joined Duttons in 2007 and brings a strong background of accounting skills and management to the Company. During her tenure at Duttons, Cindy has streamlined our accounting systems and is focused on the security and confidentiality of client transactions, utilizing the newest online transfer technology available.

Cindy is responsible for delivering the timely financial reports clients require and works closely with local accountants on behalf of our clients living abroad. On the tenant side, Cindy maintains and handles the setup of our electronic tenant payment systems.

Having operated her own Property Management and Sales business for fifteen years prior to joining Duttons, Cindy is able to offer a high level of experience and expertise to both our clients and Duttons itself. Each day she skilfully answers client and tenant inquiries regarding their accounts. Above all, Cindy meticulously tracks the many financial details imperative to solid management and adds value to our property owners.

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Jared Csizmadia

Rental Property Manager

Jared’s keen interest in 20th century art, architecture, and design gives him a genuine appreciation for the beautiful variety of homes in Victoria. You might catch him at local community music and theatrical events, as he is both people and community-oriented.

Jared joined Duttons in 2013. He is a licensed Rental Property Manager and brings his management experience, strong interpersonal skills, and community experience to the Duttons Property Management team.

Jared studied at the University of Victoria and has lived and worked in Victoria for over 20 years. Jared currently resides on the Saanich Peninsula with his wife and two children and has many rare insights into the different communities of Greater Victoria.

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Paul Groom

Rental Property Manager

Paul is a licensed Rental Property Manager with a strong customer service and management background. Real estate and architecture have always been an interest and he loves managing a portfolio of diverse and unique residences.

Paul has experience in managing his own investment properties, which helps provide him a personal understanding of the importance in handling property issues in a prompt, professional manner. He is also a detail oriented individual with excellent communication skills and excels at developing strong client and tenant relationships.

Moving to Victoria in 2014, Paul enjoys everything the city has to offer. Outside of work he likes spending time on many outdoor activities including hiking, swimming and wandering the beautiful beaches and parks in our city.

Lottie LeBlanc

Rental Property Info | Showing Coordinator

Lottie brings years of customer service experience to her role in our Property Management office. She is often your first point of contact for your rental property inquiries, and her positivity, efficiency and bright “keep smiling” attitude is valued in our fast-paced environment.

Acutely aware of the importance of a strong client-company relationship, Lottie is able to expertly respond to requests for information on our available rental properties & promptly book showings with one of our Licensed Property Managers. She acts as a liason between our Property Managers and potential tenants, greatly increasing our response times and number of showings of an available property, and also assisting the Property Management Team with processing tenant applications.

Outside of the office, you will probably find Lottie spending time with family and exploring our beautiful city.

Joan Paul

Admin Assistant | Receptionist

Joan has been a valuable member of our Reception and Customer Service Team for our Property Management office since 2009. Joan’s calm professionalism is admired by both our clients and her colleagues alike. From the moment you call or enter our building, she is focused on helping you connect to the right person. She brings attention-to-detail and diligence to the many facets of our property portfolio.

She has spent many years in the real estate, customer service and hospitality industries and provides administrative assistance to the Property Management Team. Most importantly, Joan provides that warm sense of welcome for clients, tenants, suppliers and anyone interacting with Duttons.

Joan understands the link between how superior management starts with that first phone call or inquiry, and how each team member contributes to the success of our clients and their property.

Susanne Newton

Accounts Manager | Sales Conveyancing

Susanne has helped the company grow from its inception to present. She began with Barry and Lois with the founding of the company in 1995 and holds a wealth of knowledge in all things real estate.

Today Susanne skillfully handles Sales Conveyancing and acts as our Accounts Manager. She understands the importance of exceptional customer service and greets our clients from our Sales Reception daily. For our clients’ benefit she tracks the many details of a successful transaction, ensuring even the smallest details are handled diligently from the acceptance of an offer to completion of a sale.

Susanne is involved in all aspects of the Sales Team and coordinates between our clients and their lawyers/advisors. Over the years Susanne has earned the respect of the industry and a wealth of professional contacts. When not at Duttons, Susanne loves to travel.

Jenny Dyer

Sales Coordinator | Receptionist

Jenny is invaluable as an Assistant to the Sales Team. She brings years of experience in real estate, having honed her skills as a key member of a real estate brokerage in Ontario. With Duttons since 2009, she is involved in preparing marketing materials for our properties, coordinating showings and tracking feedback from agent showings.

Most importantly, Jenny works diligently to ensure our team is well informed and has all of the materials they need to facilitate the successful marketing of a property.

Her background and experience have helped the Sales Team grow in efficiencies and provide our clients with an exceptional level of personalized service. In fact, both our clients and suppliers know how personable Jenny is, and how keen she is to help.

Away from Duttons, you might see Jenny cheering on our Royals hockey team.

Testimonials

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Recognition
  • VREB MLS® Gold Award 2016
  • VREB MLS® Silver Award 2010, 2014 & 2015

Christina Carrick

REALTOR® |*PREC

Over the past 7 years, Christina Carrick has been involved in the sale of new condominiums throughout both Victoria and Vancouver valued in excess of $50 million. She has great depth of knowledge in the area of marketing resale detached homes, townhouses, duplexes and condominiums. An extremely hard worker, Christina brings energy and creativity and dedicates herself to surpassing the expectations of our clients.

Christina specializes in strata sales that include condominiums, townhouses and bare-land strata. The purchase of strata involves a variety of unique skills and knowledge, such as understanding the Strata Property Act, applicable bylaws, financial statements and depreciation reports — all of which Christina is well-versed in.

Christina’s passions for the environment and social justice have led her to adopt a progressive and unique approach to the Victoria real estate market. She is currently working towards certification as a Green Agent and looks forward to assisting our clients in this area in the future.

Christina holds an Honour’s Bachelor Degree in Philosophy and Ethics from the University of Victoria and has received training as a REALTOR® from the Sauder School of Business at UBC. Christina is also a member of the National Association Green Agents and Brokers.

When not selling real estate, Christina enjoys working with CAUSE Canada, an international development agency that specializes in micro-credit as well as health and education programs for marginalized peoples living in West Africa and Central America.

*Personal Real Estate Corporation

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James Fehr

REALTOR®

James continues to choose Victoria as his home, where he lives and breathes this gorgeous city and the quality of life it provides. In Victoria’s dynamic real estate market, one must have knowledge of each distinct neighbourhood and incorporate that familiarity into the value of today’s market. James’ love of the island and knowledge of housing, construction and maintenance has naturally led him to specialize in residential real estate in Victoria, BC.

As a licensed REALTOR® for the past seven years, James has enjoyed getting to know his clients and what motivates them, allowing him to connect them to the right properties. As a local real estate agent, he has used his diverse knowledge of marketing trends in Victoria’s unique neighbourhoods to capitalize on getting the most out of his clients’ investment and time.

Purchasing a house or a strata property – as your home or as an investment – can be filled with many nuanced decisions. James uses his keen eye to evaluate the specific conditions as it relates to your needs and requirements. Working with a specialist can be the key difference in making a great investment now, and for your future. His goal with all of his clients is to find their perfect property and he can’t wait to hear more about what you’re looking for.

Lois Dutton

REALTOR® | Company Founder

Lois and her husband Barry founded Duttons & Co. Real Estate Ltd. in 1995. They soon became known as a local success story, delivering a brand of service based on integrity, dedication, fresh ideas, and exceptional results. For nearly 17 years they were responsible for the smooth operation of the Sales and Property Management divisions before passing ownership responsibilities to David and Ole in 2012.

There are some people you never forget. Lois is one of these people. During the past 25 years, she has become one of the most trusted and respected REALTOR®s in Greater Victoria. She knows this city inside and out, and has consistently won clients’ loyalty with her proven real estate expertise and thoughtful, innovative and consultative approach. In 2008 she received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Victoria Real Estate Board for 20 consecutive years of MLS® Gold Awards.

Lois is an avid reader with a keen eye for trends, always keeping her finger on the pulse of the real estate market. In the many testimonials from the clients she has served, Lois is often referred to as inspirational.

 

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Barry Dutton

Company Founder

Barry and his wife Lois founded Duttons & Co. Real Estate Ltd. in 1995. They soon became known as a local success story, delivering a brand of service based on integrity, dedication, fresh ideas, and exceptional results. For nearly 17 years they were responsible for the smooth operation of the Sales and Property Management divisions before passing ownership responsibilities to David and Ole in 2012.