After growing up in Bloor West Village, Ingrid studied music in Europe, attended business courses at Ryerson, and earned an Early Childhood Education diploma. This determined entrepreneur started 3 separate businesses: an interior decorating service, a toy store, and also the Village Nursery day care centres in 3 locations. Following the sale of these businesses, Ingrid obtained her real estate license and has been a full-time realtor since 1991.
Growing up in north Toronto, Dave earned his BASc and MASc in Engineering from the University of Toronto and spent 25 years in technical management and consulting in the packaged foods industry. While working as a consultant Dave began helping Ingrid part-time, and it quickly became evident that Ingrid and Dave could be very successful as a real estate team. Dave earned his real estate license in 1998 and has been a full-time realtor ever since.
Renee grew up in the West Toronto area and attended Swansea Public School, Humberside Collegiate and Lakefield College School. After earning a degree in Kinesiology from Laurier University, Renee worked as a personal trainer for two years before obtaining her real estate license and now works as a full-time realtor. Having grown up with realtor parents, it was natural for Renee to join the family business!
Mia grew up in West Toronto in the Roncesvalles neighbourhood and attended Howard Public School, Humberside Collegiate and George Brown College. After receiving her degree in Hotel Management and working in the Hospitality industry for almost ten years she decided to take her customer service skills in a new direction. She obtained her real estate license and now works full-time as a realtor. Being long-time friends of the Smith-Proulx family, it only made sense for her to join our team!
As our Office Manager, Monica is responsible for organizing and coordinating the administrative and customer service activities of our team. Monica grew up in Bloor West Village, has owned her own gift shop business, and held administrative positions with a bank and two real estate companies before joining our team in 2005. Monica presently lives in The Junction with her husband and four lovely daughters.
What Our Clients Say
“Right from the start we were very impressed with your evident expertise, professionalism and organizational ability. You make a most effective team and we were most impressed with you combined talents and with your marketing strategies.”
– Pepa and Eric
“We cannot thank you enough for everything that you have done for us. Your good advice, sense of humour, patience and professionalism has made our search not only bearable but enjoyable. We will miss not seeing you!”
– Garrett and Bridget
“My husband and I commend both Ingrid and Dave for their work, which led to the record number of offers made on our home. The success was certainly overwhelming but not a surprise because we had come to trust their instincts.”
“We found Ingrid and Dave to be extremely experienced, professional and honest. We would have no hesitation in recommending them to anyone wishing to buy or sell their home.”
– Arleen and Patrick
“We would like to highly commend the superb teamwork of Ingrid Smith and Dave Proulx in the quick sale of our home. Their professional experience in real estate helped guide us wisely in preparing for the big event. Their marketing strategies resulted in the sale of our home with multiple offers and for more than the asking price in just one week’s time.”
– Karen and Andrew
“We were thrilled that you were able to bring in several offers and that you negotiated on our behalf until we were completely satisfied with what was on the table. We never felt pressured in any way to make a decision that we were not comfortable with. We also liked the fact that you updated us frequently in writing with regards to any progress you had made. We felt that we were always involved with the sale of our home.”
– George and Lesley
“We didn’t expect either to sell so quickly or for substantially more than the asking price. As a result we would have no hesitation in recommending you and your services to anyone interested in buying or selling a home.”
– Roy and Isabel
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your excellence in stewarding myself towards a very happy purchase. All of your actions that made a comfortable purchase possible are greatly appreciated. Right from the start, your constant contact, updates, attention to detail, and patience when showing a property, directly benefited me as a client and I would not hesitate should the opportunity present itself with a prospective buyer/seller, to highly recommend your team to facilitate in any of their real estate needs.”
“Many thanks for your excellent service and wise expertise. We will definitely pass on your name to friends and family.”
– Jennifer and Pierre