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Alexandra "Ala" Gowans - B.A

Ala (Alexandra) Gowans was born and raised in Burlington and is a graduate of Dalhousie University in International Development Studies. Ala comes from a family with extensive knowledge, experience and reputation within the Burlington real estate community. She initially decided to pursue a career in real estate to assist with the schedule of her busy mother, Sandy Smallbone. Ala's original role was that of Sandy's administrative assistant, she is now a licensed sales representative within the renowned and reputable Sandy Smallbone Team. Ala looks forward to sharing her expertise with all of her clients to ensure a positive and successful real estate experience. Her commitment to hard work, honesty and integrity guarantees her client's needs are not only met but are exceeded.

Debbie Gibbs

Debbie has worked with Sandy Smallbone as the former Director of Client Services. Her impeccable organizational skills, keen eye for detail and marketing background has made her a valuable asset to Sandy's "Sales Team". Debbie's dedication, eagerness and motivation make her a delight to work with as her client and co-worker.

Prior to joining Sandy, Debbie was employed in the Emergency Services / Environmental Industry for over 15 years, where she earned an outstanding reputation for excellent customer service. Debbie was a liaison with Police, Fire and Regulatory Officials on a regular basis and was always respected due to her professionalism and dedication to client satisfaction.

Alanna Irvine

Alanna joined The Smallbone Team in April 2022 as a Client Coordinator for the team. She oversees the administrative side of the business. With her extensive background in marketing, Alanna brings a creative approach to helping manage the team’s day-to-day activities. With past experience in advertising and luxury goods industries, she brings experience, professionalism, and a results-driven attitude to the team. Alanna enjoys nothing more than assisting our team to help our clients achieve their real estate goals

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A real estate transaction is really about managing people, their desires and their finances. It is an intricate and consequential negotiation. Sandy knows that it is not only important to secure the most able buyer, but also the one that is most likely to close the deal when so much is at stake.

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