Real Estate Outside The Box

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Efficient, passionate, knowledgeable AND heart ! That is how I describe the dynamic duo - Shannon Ezekiel and Marni Tritt of Real Estate Outside The Box. Their experience instilled confidence and they walked more than an "extra mile" to secure what I needed to turn my house into a home. Thank-you, Shannon and Marni!

Liese Kleinfeld - Vancouver



We had an excellent experience with Marni and Shannon in purchasing our first home together.  We never felt pressured in the process and because of that we were able to narrow in on a neighbourhood and place that fit our lifestyle and we couldn't be happier. We look forward to working with you again next time we need to buy or sell a property. Thanks again Real Estate Dream Team!

–Cherie & Jason Broz, Vancouver


To all prospective home buyers and sellers. Our home was just recently sold by Marni and Shannon.  So in our experience you can't do better than to have Marni and Shannon working for you whether buying or selling.  Their attention to detail and their creative approach to your specific needs will get  you where you want to go with your real estate transaction.

Dane Klassen & Sherry Armstrong, Burnaby




We really enjoyed having  Marni and Shannon represent us as our realtors.  They provided comprehensive service both in selling and buying our new home, far beyond our previous experiences with other realtors.  Their collective skills and expertise complement each other well and they work together as a team which made us feel supported throughout this process.  It became very clear that both Marni and Shannon are very caring, reliable and knowledgeable realtors who are eager to serve their clients in a professional manner.  We are very appreciative of all of their hard work and efforts and highly recommend them.  


A & A, Vancouver, B.C.



We are first-time homebuyers who recently relocated from Toronto and wanted to narrow our options to a viable shortlist prior to landing in Vancouver.  Marni and Shannon helped us narrow our search to a few key neighbourhoods and acted as our eyes and ears in the weeks leading up to our move.  They saved us an incredible amount of time and energy by taking the guess work out for us – they viewed a number of listings for us and even brought back some video footage to help us better understand the neighbourhoods. Did I mention it was dead of winter and pouring rain? I arrived in Vancouver shortly after Christmas and Marni and Shannon were ready. They had listings prepped and a plan for where we should go and when. Within a week of my arrival, we had fallen in love with a property that was not only everything we were looking for, but was also well within our budget. With Marni and Shannon’s guidance, we submitted a competitive offer that we were very happy with and that was ultimately accepted by the sellers.  Marni and Shannon’s support didn’t end there.  They supported us in finding a mortgage broker and a lawyer, were there for us when we took possession, and have continued to help us with all kinds of things after our closing date.  We are absolutely thrilled with the level of service we received from Marni and Shannon and hope that they will agree to be our agents for every real estate transaction we do going forward.


Sarah Anderson
Director, Talent Acquisition, Retail (Canada)




We had a great experience working with Shannon and Marni, who helped to sell our condo in a slowing market. They were very positive and professional throughout the entire process. We especially appreciated how they kept us up to date and responded promptly to our questions. We are more than happy to recommend Shannon and Marni.

The Leung FamilyVancouver




Our real estate experience with Shannon and Marni was both personable and professional.  As out of town sellers, we were referred by a fellow owner. Upon meeting them, we felt we were in very capable hands. They communicated all pertinent information to us in a timely manner, updated the results of their open house presentations, and treated both our property and the building residents with the utmost respect. We would feel very comfortable recommending them.     

Roger and Wendy Sayer, Roberts Creek





After supporting us and answering our questions for seven years, we were pleased that Shannon finally helped us both sell our house and buy a downsized house. She and partner Marni have been fantastic in walking us through the transactions. Shannon and Marni are two eminently honest and trustworthy people.

Shi-Ling Hsu, Vancouver





We HIGHLY recommend our realtors! They helped us buy our first home, a townhouse in Kitsilano, as we were expecting our first child. More recently, (and another child in the picture), they provided us with very sound advice with respect to the timing of listing our townhouse and purchasing a new home. Their advice was honest and wise and truly made with our best interests in mind. In addition to providing sound a reliable advice, they went to great lengths to show our home on so many occasions and took us to countless homes to view. Because they work as a team, one was always available. They always returned calls or emails within minutes. They had amazing and creative ideas in a tough market as to how to feature our townhome and get people in to see it, which eventually lead to the sale of the townhouse in a very challenging market. Being in tune with all of our needs and tastes, they were then able to find us our existing house before it was even officially listed on the market. We were able to buy it at the very lowest point in the market which was a huge benefit to us and over a year later, we are so thankful and thrilled with our new home with is perfect for our family. They must have taken us to look at about 25 homes before this one. We knew they were providing excellent service throughout our experience, but we have come to learn just how exceptional they were when we compare our experience with other people's experiences. We haven't spoken to anyone who got the same kind of attention and service we did. They love their work and it shows. We cannot recommend them enough! They were beyond excellent

Lisa Ridgedale and Ward Phillips, Vancouver



These superlative real estate agents. They know their business, their market and their city.

They are no pressure saleswomen who are intelligent, professional and very pleasant to work with. They recently helped us sell our house and did so in a very expedient way and managed to get us a sale well over our asking price. Their strategy was perfect for our particular house in today’s unique market.


On the buying side, they both spent endless hours researching, and taking us around to many condos to find the one for us. They did not hesitate to discourage us from properties which they knew had known problems.
They ascertained what we really wanted in a condo by reading between the lines in all our conversations and found us the perfect place.

Their whole method of service was about us, not about them or their business. They are humble, appreciative, thoughtful and kind people who pay attention to all the details. They are communicative, clear and knowledgeable.

We would highly recommend to anyone in the market to buy or sell a property.

Thanks again!

Courtney Smith and Kathy Barrett, Vancouver,




“It was nothing but a pleasure to have this team in our corner. You were responsive, fast, on the ball and you did a great job finding us our first house! We look forward to having you represent us again.”

Marc & Karen Telio, Vancouver




You did a fantastic job selling our condo. As you know, my wife and I had listed our penthouse at UBC last year. Though the market had been strong last May/June, we were unable to generate much interest, and during our six-month listing period did not receive an acceptable offer. We therefore terminated the listing. We received your mailer soliciting new listings almost concurrently with our decision to re-list our property. Your well-written letter of solicitation prompted us to invite you for a conversation. Our initial conversation was very positive, and our impressions were fully bourne out by facts.
To our delight, after a three-week listing, we received an offer which led to the sale. Thanks to your skillful guidance, our sale price was very close to the list price. It was a joy dealing with you throughout our short relationship. We will certainly turn to you again with all our real estate dealings.

We wish you the best in your future endeavours.

Volker E. Stockmann, Vancouver