Why The Kaufman Group?
When you list with Liza, Founding Partner of Sotheby’s International Realty Québec LK, your property will be showcased in a manner that will exceed your expectations. Liza & Alfee Kaufman, in partnership with Lindsay Hart, are some of Canada’s most successful real estate brokers. Having successfully represented and sold some of the most sought after properties in the province, they have proven to be leaders in the industry. Their attention to detail, vast market knowledge and an in-house team of professional support (Client coordinator, Office manager and Director of Marketing) allows them to provide first class service to every client. Their passion for excellence married with sharp negotiation skills will provide you a level of service unparalleled in this industry.
As Founding Partner of Sotheby’s International Realty Québec LK, Liza Kaufman changed the way real estate was marketed in Montreal. Representing extraordinary homes in the premier areas of Montreal including but not limited to Westmount, Downtown and the Golden Square Mile, Hampstead, Outremont, Nun’s Island and Old Montreal, Liza also sells Exclusive Country Estates, Horse Farms and Vacation Properties.
She is a proactive realtor who commands a major market share of high-end residential real estate in Montreal and its environs. Born in Peru, raised in Toronto and educated in Los Angeles and Paris, Liza has also lived in Greece as well as New York City. She is well traveled, at home in any country and also speaks five languages.
Liza’s many years of professional management experience, specializing in corporate finance, have contributed to her superb negotiating skills. As Public Relations Coordinator at the Academy Awards, she developed her ability to manage a vast network of people on several simultaneous projects. Focus, concentration and the ability to multi-task are but some of Liza’s main attributes. Routinely sought out by media outlets for expert quotes and commentary, she has been interviewed by Global TV, The National, The Globe and Mail and The National Post to name but a few. Her properties have been featured in such renowned publications as the Robb Report, International Herald Tribune, New York Times, Sotheby’s Auction Magazine, Reside Magazine, London’s Country Life, International Architecture & Design, Million Dollar Room and CTV .
Liza Kaufman sets herself apart from other realtors by taking real estate and her clientele to the next level. Serious attention is paid to detail and marketing. One meeting with Liza and it will be evident that she has a passion for excellence that overflows into her marketing campaigns and promotional materials. Liza is always reachable and happy to deal one on one with her clients even though she has surrounded herself with a professional and trusted team. Liza also believes that to have a successful business, one must make it a priority to have a social conscience and give back to the community and is involved and has chaired multiple charitable events benefiting, children and women in need.
Over the past five years, Alfee Kaufman has proven to be a key player for the Sotheby’s International Realty Québec team. Embracing the spirit and dynamism of a true entrepreneur, Alfee is constantly at the forefront of new developments and significant transactions. Alfee’s business background has enabled her to perfect the art of the deal. Her sharp negotiating skills provide an edge that allows Alfee to execute deals swiftly and successfully.
Alfee’s market knowledge rivals most seasoned real estate brokers and helps guide her clients through the detailed process of purchasing or selling their property. A consummate professional but also as an advisor and friend, Alfee values each of her clients and is passionate about nurturing each and every relationship. Alfee’s savvy and relatability make her especially capable at assisting first-time buyers. Alfee is tenacious in her desire to always deliver the very best results in all situations.
Graduating top of her class from McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management several years ago, Alfee joined the Sotheby’s International Realty Québec team, following her mothers footsteps in becoming one of the leading real estate agents in the Montreal market. Today, Liza and Alfee work side by side, an enthusiastic and effective partnership that has created a powerful buying and selling team.
After completing her legal studies, Lindsay Hart entered the luxury real estate market in 2008. Building her knowledge with a diverse range of clients, Lindsay is committed to providing value to buyers and sellers alike. Her continued success as a real estate broker is attributed to the fact that she is knowledgeable, detail oriented, dedicated, trustworthy & innovative. Her sincere approach coupled with her legal background is a true asset to all her clients. Lindsay is proud to join Liza Kaufman’s team to help bring the business to another level and offer more to her clients in a cutting edge team environment.
How we raise the bar:
Diligence combined with a strong work ethic is how Liza Kaufman’s group conduct themselves through all transactions.
- A strategic and multifaceted marketing plan is in place so we showcase our properties on an international and local platform to allow for the widest net to be cast for potential qualified buyers.
- Your property listing will be featured on kaufmangroup.ca, sothebysrealty.ca and sothebysrealty.com. In addition your listing will be found on iht.com, wallstreetjournal.com, newyorktimes.com, hongkongtatler.com, jameslist.com and lpdibiao.com to name a few.
- The marketing power of the Sotheby’s International Realty network will deliver close to a billion impressions in online and print media, far exceeding any other real estate company internationally.
- Online statistics will be tracked for your property.
- We showcase our listings through our own print media campaign which includes but is not limited to the exclusive front page banner in the Montreal Gazette. As well our properties benefit from Sotheby’s International Realty Québec’s cooperative advertising program, delivering ads in the all the strategic papers and online mediums of our marketplace.
- Professional photos will be taken and a detailed, in-depth description will be written for your property in order to entice the right buyer.
- Detailed colour brochures with multiple pictures and bilingual description are given to potential buyers as they visit your property.
Proudly representing homes like yours.
HANNAH SAUVÉClient coordinator
ANNA-MARIA RETSINASDirector of Marketing | Québec Offices
SYLVAIN THIBAULTManaging Broker |
Quebec, Certified Real Estate Broker
MARILYN FRYERController, CPA, CGA
SUSANA OHNMACHTExecutive Administrator