What Our Clients Say

Ecko Jay Realty’s agents take pride in their ability to listen to their vendors with care, to put them at ease and to form a tailor-made marketing plan that will take into account every aspect of the vendor’s needs and hopes. Below you can find the letters from our clients and/or fill out the form to the right to leave your own testimonial.

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November, 2023

Our experience with Ecko Jay has been nothing short of amazing! After meeting him several years ago for the sale of our home, our experience with him and the entire team left us so pleased that there was no question we would call him for our most recent real estate needs. And again, he showed us the reason his reputation precedes him – professional, honest, re-assuring, caring and always kind. Because of this, he has our business, and friendship, for years to come!


Thank you Ecko!

Popi Armenis

November, 2023

From the day my house got listed on MLS to the day the sold sign went up (15 days) Ecko Jay has been and continues to be PROFESSIONAL from A to Z.


Same goes for his staff.


Ecko Jay is a gentleman. He listens, he is patient, kind and honest.


His success is well-deserved.


Nora Meagher

November, 2023

In a challenging market, I thought achieving the asking price would be a stretch and the process would take several months. Ecko and his team provided the knowledge and effort to sell my house in a couple of weeks at a price that was very much above asking. The advice and guidance on preparing the house for listing was one of the keys to the successful sale.


I was very pleased with Ecko Jay and his team’s services and especially the results!


Without hesitation, I would recommend Ecko Jay Realty!



October, 2023

Wow! Thank you so much to Ecko and his team for a great experience.


We had made the decision to sell our home of 27 years. We interviewed a few agents and chose Ecko. We absolutely chose a winner!


Ecko’s demeanor is what is needed in this business. Calm, cool and collected. His experience in this business is outstanding.


From start to finish an absolute pleasure with a rollercoaster of emotions from us.


The selling process has changed from what we remembered many years ago.


Ecko and his team kept us well informed and guided us throughout the whole process. Jeny and Seema were quick to respond to any questions or concerns right away.


Ecko made the deal happen.


Many thanks to Ecko and his team!


Shelley and Tod Rudman

October, 2023

What a great job you did in selling my house in a very difficult marketplace! You set out a strategy and kept at it but allowing an adjustment for changing market conditions. Throughout the process I was pleased with how well you communicated with me. You organized and managed a variety of tradesmen to paint walls, polish floors and install “staging” furniture. These all contributed to a positive acceptance by the numerous people who came in for a showing. It became obvious early on that your experience in this field was a major asset in closing a deal that satisfied everyone.






September, 2023

We chose Ecko because of his expertise in the Don Mills area, and we clearly made the right choice. Ecko did a great job explaining his valuation of our house and guiding us through each step of preparing our house for sale. He had our windows cleaned for free, gave us advice and support the whole way, was professional and knowledgeable in his negotiation process, and was always just a phone call or a text message away. We are very satisfied with the selling process and the price he got us for our house. Ecko did a great job.


Do not hesitate to reach out to Ecko; he is friendly, helpful, and approachable. He is willing to do everything he can to help you go through the entire process of selling your property, from start to finish.


Thank you to Ecko and his fantastic team.


Best regards,


Fred, Tiffonia, and Darren

August, 2023

We cannot speak more highly of Ecko Jay and his team. We first met Ecko to talk about the sale of our Mother’s home while waiting for probate to be finalized. Ecko, a well-established Realtor, is extremely knowledgeable and made the selling of our Mother’s home, from the moment we listed to closing, absolutely flawless.


This experience of selling, which was very stressful and at an emotional time, went without a hitch. The Ecko Jay team were absolutely fantastic and the service we received was perfect along with great communication and keeping us in the loop as the selling process was underway. Our Mother’s home sold in six days of being listed and above asking.


All we can say is, do yourself a favour and sell/buy with Ecko Jay and his team.



Rhonda and Deb

July, 2023

Ecko and team,


Just wanted to thank you for your exceptional work in getting our house prepared and sold recently. It was quite the eye opener for us how much work is involved, and you and your team navigated the process flawlessly. In hindsight, I feel very lucky that we were referred to you. We tend to believe that we know the real estate business and market, but I was a little surprised at how little we knew and how much your years of experience made a difference.


Also wanted to mention that your professionalism and gentle approach made what could have been a difficult situation quite easy. Your approach to the whole process was to keep the end goal in mind. And what an end goal it was…. we are elated! Thank you for your “extra” work for us, and to your team for their very polite and respectful interaction. Having been in the client business myself, I cannot emphasize enough how important these things are. I trusted you from start to finish which alleviated a lot of the stress that could come from a major event like this. I would encourage everyone who is thinking of selling or buying a property to go through you and your firm.


Thank you so much!!



Marielle Demers

June, 2023

My goodness Ecko … look what you accomplished in two days!!!


Next time, take a week or two and buy me Casa Loma!


Dennis Condos

May, 2023

It was an absolute pleasure working with all of you! Truly.


From day one, Ecko’s approach to marketing, timing, and pricing was brilliant. Balancing speed and a long list of renovations/repairs, we hustled alongside Ecko and his awesome team (Jeny, and Seema) plus a handyman, gardener, floor refinisher, junk remover, lawyer, and stager to get to market just 18 days after our first meeting with Ecko. A week later, our home sold well over asking. I couldn’t be happier!


Yvonne Faulkner

March, 2023

Ten years ago, Ecko helped us sell and buy a new home and it was a seamless process. Our recent experience, selling our home, was no different.


Ecko carefully considered all our concerns and with great expertise and humor guided us through a quick sale.


Each and every member of his team responded quickly to any questions and made us feel well taken care of. Their attention to detail, I’m sure, played a large part in our successful outcome.

Tom and Jackie Greenwood

February, 2023

Dear Ecko,


On behalf of my family and myself, I want to extend my sincerest thanks for your professionalism and hard work. We are extremely pleased with your services and the outcome on the sale of the property on 15 Crossburn Dr.


I would highly recommend Ecko Jay Realty Ltd to anyone.


It was a pleasure to get to know you and thank you again.



Best Regards,

Carlos Reda

January, 2023

I have worked with and seen the approach of Ecko Jay for more than 22 years. Always polite, presentable, knowledgeable of market value, always with a plan A and plan B, researched selling strategy, flexible, puts his business on top, no matter the competition.


He’s not the one marking his territory with flags during Canada Day, nor asking homeowners for a number to list the house for. He does real research on home value, best time to sell, presentation, staging and cleaning when needed, good strategy and most important which very few people have … common sense.


Cheers Ecko and team!

Robert CK

December, 2022

Morning Ecko,


My opportunity to extend a heartfelt thanks for all your efforts and the efforts of your team in selling 19 Redwillow Drive. Your professionalism and expertise from start to finish has been second to none. If I could ask if you could pass along my compliments to all your staff, who have been part of this process.


Seasons greetings to you and your family and all the best for 2023.


Kind regards.


November, 2022

The whole team at Ecko Jay Realty were in total contact, fully supportive, and did a bang-up job of prepping, staging and guiding through the whole process of selling my home.

Everything went swiftly, smoothly.


I can’t think of a better group to handle what can be a stressful time. They are truly an A-Team. 👍👍


October, 2022

Our family cannot thank Ecko, Shehzaad and the whole Ecko Jay team enough for their guidance in navigating my late parent’s home sale. Dealing with tasks like this during a personal crisis in one of the most challenging housing markets in recent memory would have been impossible without them.


By recommending great tradespeople to help us ready the house for sale, sharing insights about sales & listings in the area to inform our pricing strategy, to going over offers with a fine-tooth comb, their experience and expertise were invaluable.


Never shying away from sharing some hard truths, being available to listen and debate and always looking out for our best interests – they were true partners, and we felt heard and supported every step of the way.

Leta Vaitonis

September, 2022

I decided to hire Ecko Jay as my realtor because he was simply the best man for the job. 


I had interviewed 3 other realtors before calling Ecko and from our first conversation Ecko stood out by far from all the rest. He has extensive knowledge of the York Mills area, decades of expertise in the marketplace and a genuine authenticity of character. 


I also wanted a company that had integrity and values that matched my own. Ecko and his team are all that, and more. 


He and his team did not disappoint. They were always working on my behalf, with a high level of professionalism. They are extremely courteous and it was simply a pleasure to work with them. It is obvious that Ecko, Jenny, Seema and Polina make a great team together.


Ecko secured a top price for my house just as the market began to shift. He was always on top of things during the entire experience and I am extremely happy. 


I would highly recommend Ecko Jay to anyone looking to buy or sell in the Don Mills area. 

Gail Scott

June, 2022

Thank you so much for all the work the entire Ecko Jay team did for the sale of 24 Beveridge. Maureen and I are so appreciative of the responsiveness and professionalism of the Ecko Jay Team.


In spite of our apprehension around selling mom’s house and all the work we knew it would entail, we feel like it went very smoothly, and we know that is because of all of you.


Ecko Jay Realty will always be our top referral whenever asked.


All the best to everyone,



April, 2022

Great work guys – very happy with this.


Now if you could just tell us exactly when the market is going to dip so we can buy that would be MUCH appreciated.


Thanks again for everything!


David Morton 

March, 2022

A big thank you to the Ecko Jay Team!


Thanks for putting up with my multiple inquiries and non-stop worries.


And Ecko, once again, you were right!



March, 2022

Dear Ecko and Team,


I would like to thank you and the team for the great service. You truly kept your promises to do a great service. Great advice, good negotiations skills, and much more that helped us sell our house. I would for sure recommend you to others.

Khayal & Sabah

February, 2022

Hi Ecko,

This is all very good news!

I think Mick Jagger said: “You can’t always get what you want, but I think we showed him 🙂

Thanks so much for all your guidance and advice through this, the second time around. I don’t know how you deal with the stress of it all with such grace and humour!

Karen Pearson

December, 2021

We met Ecko Jay at an open house for a house that we ended up purchasing in October. Ecko and his team were so professional, friendly and efficient that we decided to list our house for sale with him.


Initially, we were apprehensive about selling a house during the pandemic with a 5 year old and a newborn but Ecko and his team ensured a seamless process from preparation to listing to sale of our house within a week!  And we didn’t even have to move out! Jeny and Seema were on top of everything and gave us regular updates through the whole process.  


I have no reservations on recommending Ecko Jay and his team for all your real estate needs.


Thank you to Ecko and his team for their knowledge, expertise and care.


We can’t wait to move in and enjoy our new home!

Hoang Family

November, 2021

Congratulation to us all. Thanks for the hard work. It was a pleasure doing business with you.


From the initial communication, all the attention to details, speedy response, and constant feedback, involving me every step of the way. I can honestly say that you are one of the best agencies I’ve hired. Your dedication and knowledge in the neighbiurhood certainly helped me along the way.


I can definitely recommend you to anyone who is looking to move their home.

James Wu

October, 2021

Good morning Ecko,


You and your staff did a great job to close that deal so very quickly … it needed to get done for my sanity.


We thank you for helping us with it…I have no experience in these matters.


You would be the only people I would ever recommend for referrals!!! 


I hope I don’t leave anyone out but…we are super impressed by the treatment and professionalism we received from You…Seema…and especially Jeny!!


Please feel free to call me if there is anything I can do to help out in the future.



Rob Keffer

September, 2021

Hello Ecko,


Congratulations are in order, you say. Indeed they are. And they are due to you for successfully selling 42 Cornerbrook Drive on my behalf.


The arrangements went very smoothly in my experience. You took all care off my shoulders to the extent that is possible in the tense experience of selling a house.


I will continue to be your client until the closing day, and perhaps there will be an occasion when we meet again.


Thank you.


Ronald Sweet

August, 2021

Dear Ecko and company,


We wish to extend our sincere thanks to Ecko Jay and his wonderful team, Seema and Jeny for facilitating the sale of our family home. It was a very difficult decision to part with our home and this team made the process painless. Every detail was accounted for and the house sold in three days for over our asking price. 


Timing is everything and Ecko and team made this time work for us.


Thank you for everything.

Elizabeth and Steven Wimmer

July, 2021

Thanks to Ecko, we are very comforted that our longtime neighbours and neighbourhood can finally proudly see the true value of one of the best pockets in Toronto.


We were so impressed with how our home sale was conducted and presented in an efficient, caring and professional manner. The whole team are true rock stars!


Thank you so much Ecko and team!

Kim Elaschuk

June, 2021

The first time I met Ecko Jay was at an open house in my area. His friendly warm smile invited me for an easy chat. I have observed how he runs his business with such conviction and never neglects a single soul. His professional mannerism is so significant that transpired into such invincible confidence. I noticed he sells the majority of the homes in my area throughout the years.


So when it was time for me to sell, I chose Ecko over everybody else, including my agent friends and relatives. I made no mistake, because he sold my place with a full offer in a relatively short time. He is so outstanding, he deserves to be in the very top notch players in Toronto. 


Julius Hui (An ex real estate agent)

June, 2021

Good morning Ecko,


It has been such a pleasure working with you and with everyone in your team!


Thank  you again for everything – your calm guidance and your patience during all this time has made the process smooth and the transition easy.


We are adjusting to the new place and to the neighbourhood – the girls and Max are enjoying the quiet and the sunny patio.


Looking forward to keeping in touch, as well!


Wish you all a happy summer!


Ana, Livia, Melissa and Max

June, 2021

Form the moment we met Ecko Jay I felt confidence in him.


He explained the situation of the market, the value of the houses in the area. He gave us advice as to how to prepare the property for sale. At each stage he was informative, and the house was sold to our satisfaction.


Thank you, Ecko Jay.




May, 2021

I first met Ecko when he was the listing agent of the first home we bought. Since then, over 20 years have passed and Ecko has been an integral part of our family helping both my family and my parents buy and sell many properties.


Ecko and his team are exceptional in their client first attitude, and make a very stressful process, easy to go through. They are always accessible and filled with helpful advice.


When we decided to sell our current home, there was no one else we would consider for the sale of our much loved family home of 17 years. Ecko was at the ready and immediately put together the winning plan to help us get ready, show and sell!


He will do that for you too!



Cathy Sciberas

May, 2021

Ecko is skillful and personable. He handled the negotiations with professionalism and fairness. Always responsive, courteous and thorough. We would recommend Ecko as your real estate agent.



April, 2021

Ecko is meticulous at what he does and this really pays off with: multiple offers, firm deals and values that exceeded our expectations.


He is backed by a great team of very competent, reliable and wonderful people!


No wonder Ecko Jay is #1 in the area.


Alan Bone

April, 2021

Thank you Ecko and team for helping us sell our home. Your expertise and high standards were evident and we appreciated your personal involvement as you guided us through every step of the listing and selling process.  


You and your team got the house on the market as quickly as possible and we are very pleased with the outcome. Several people recommended you to us based on their very positive experiences and we are happy to do the same! 



Catherine & family

April, 2021

Hello Ecko,

From the first time we met Ecko at an open house in the area we were impressed with his personable approach and knowledge of the market.


We chose Ecko when we decided to sell.


For three years he worked with us to maximize the value of our home. His dedicated staff provided great tips and recommendations. His marketing team produced incredible photos and a 3-D tour that was beyond our expectations. The office staff helped us navigate 47 showings in one week while being mindful of our safety and security. 


Ecko’s keen insights about the market brought us a sale that was more than $300,000 over asking. We couldn’t be happier with our experience.


Lou and Teresa

March, 2021

Hello Ecko,

Thank you for your hard work and dedication in selling our home. We are very pleased with the smooth process starting with our first meeting, to listing the house, scheduling showings, the negotiations and finally closing the deal. We thank you for always being available to answer our questions promptly. Both you and your team were very helpful and a pleasure to work with.


We would not hesitate to recommend you to our friends, family or anyone looking to sell or buy a property in the neighbourhood. We are confident they will receive the same expert and dedicated service.

Gabriel and Simona

March, 2021

Working with Ecko and his team was a pleasure. The whole process was smooth and seamless. I felt completely confident in trusting him with the sale of our property and in terms of the selling price, he far exceeded our expectations. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Ecko or to use him again.

Guntar Kravis

March, 2021

If someone had told us two years ago that we would be selling our home during a pandemic, we would never have believed them.


Ecko Jay and his Team made everything so easy for us. From the measurements to the photography to the virtual tour bookings and subsequent listing, the entire process was flawless. Jeny & Seema updated us immediately for viewing appointments (I actually miss seeing their friendly emails).


Their longevity in the industry, professionalism, knowledge & dedication to their clients shines through and we would not hesitate to recommend them to our family and friends.


From the bottom of our hearts, thank you!

Debbie Nemethy

March, 2021

Hi Ecko,


My mother said it perfectly, thank you to you, Shehzaad & everyone else for helping make things as smooth as possible.


You all have been such a tremendous help and really have been working 24/7 to help us out. Not only have you been so helpful, you all have had our best interest in mind and looked out for us the whole time.


I can see why you have had the success you’ve had, and only positive reviews. You really do care about your clients and make everyone feel so comfortable. It truly doesn’t go unnoticed.


We wish only the best for you and the realty and continued success!


March, 2021

Hello Ecko & Shehzaad,


My wife and I like to thank you for helping us sell our beloved house and buy another lovely one in exactly 2 weeks. You are knowledgeable, objective and genuinely care for our needs. We feel that this would’ve been impossible without your negotiation skills and refusal to give in when there is pressure.

We now look forward to moving to our new home next month! All the best and keep in touch.

Michelle & Stephen

October, 2020

We’d like to thank Ecko Jay and Team for their tremendous work and help on selling our house during this time of uncertainty. Ecko’s real-estate knowledge has given us the right guidance and expectation for this transaction. Ecko’s Team is a perfect example of what you should get when you think of a Realtor. Always a step ahead in communication and always prepared, they are the A Team you want to work with! They certainly have imprinted a professional impression on Jeho and I. We hope to be able to transact with them again.


April, 2020

My wife and I want to sincerely thank you for the prompt sale of our house, 7 Cassidy place in Toronto.


You really got us the best price in this competitive market.


Your experience and the quality of your team, allowed us to sell fast and we are more than happy that we choose to do business with you.


Feel free to refer us anyone who wants to know more about your excellent service.


Thank you,



Francois & Luce Desaulniers

April, 2020

Hi Ecko,


Could be a lot worse, don’t even want to think of the consequences if I hadn’t followed your direction.


My neighbour asked if I was Irish due to selling the house before the market tanked.


I said no it was all due to the predictions of Ecko Jay!!


He’s the man!!!


Thanks Ecko.

Rowie Walker

March, 2020

My wife and I had to interview the top four Real Estate agencies, who are specialized in our neighbourhood real estate business to select one to process selling our property at Marthclare Ave.


My personal decision was -almost- made before interviewing you to go with another competitor, but when you came well-prepared to our meeting with over 30 years of experience, analysis, numbering language (which I like, understand & believe), your flexibility in negotiating the selling process and fee did not leave much room for others to compete with you, simply you were standing alone, away from others.


Your valuable ideas and advice regarding preparing the house to be sold as soon as possible, staging, following-up and handling the showings and dealing with other real estate agencies were tough and amazingly handled.


The house was sold within ten days. The biggest challenge was the COVID-19 that hit Toronto at the same time. Obviously, one or two of these challenges were enough to make the selling process impossible, but Ecko Jay and his team were able to deal very professionally with the only offer that was submitted, he used his expertise to finalize the deal and sell the house with our terms and we are very happy.


All the time, I had the feeling that I’m Ecko Jay’s only client, good job Ecko Jay, Mitra, Jeny, Janet, Seema and everyone, you are the best.



Amr Eid

December, 2019

Ecko Jay and his team exemplify the words professionalism, integrity and customer service.


When we reached out to him to list our home, Ecko Jay took the time to explain what we didn’t understand, to provide re-assurance when we were nervous, and to provide invaluable advice when we had questions. His easy-going yet confident demeanor was noticed in the first few moments we met, and we knew immediately he held our family’s best interests in his hands. His vast knowledge of the industry is evident and every promise he made, he kept.


We are happy to have found a realtor for life, and a friend along with that.

Popi & Peter

November, 2019

Dear Ecko,


On behalf of my family and myself, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your team on the successful sale of our family home.


As you know, my first introduction to you took place approximately 12 years ago when my husband and I purchased a home in the Don Mills area that was listed by your company.  At that time, we enlisted you to sell the home that we were living in as well.  Buying and selling a home at the same time can be a daunting and overwhelming task.  You and your team ensured that the entire process went smoothly.


It was this positive past experience with you and your company that made my decision to call upon you, once again,  to sell our family home.


Your familiarity with the Don Mills area and your knowledge and expertise as a trusted realtor, was a significant factor as well.


I can’t emphasize enough how impressed I was with  the continuous flow of communication from you and your staff. We were constantly provided with feedback from showings. We were always apprised of every step of the selling process, clearly and concisely. Your staff were always professional,  knowledgeable and informative.


Ultimately, our home was sold in a reasonable amount of time, at a fair market value.


I definitely wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you and your company to anyone looking to purchase or sell a home in the Don Mills area.


It was truly a pleasure working with you and your staff again!


July, 2019

To all those considering Ecko Jay as your realtor – I wanted to express my sincerest appreciation for the efforts of Ecko and his team in supporting my family as we take the next step in this journey called life. The commitment and conviction in the everyday work of this team is second to none. This is how I would sum up my experience – No stone is left unturned, no detail left unaddressed, and an honest commitment is in place for the best possible deal to be had. Can’t ask for anything more.


I wanted to highlight the initiative and undeniable ability for Ecko to seek out and support opportunities for an upside regardless of the circumstance. A great example is a tough to sell property, where Ecko and the team made the best of what we had, while embracing the reality of where our house was situated. A true realist, underpinned by blind optimism.


Ecko, we feel blessed to have had the chance to work with you and your team on this important step in our journey.




May, 2019

When it comes to the Parkwoods / Donalda area of Toronto there is only one name that stands above and its Ecko Jay. I found that out by living in the area for 22 years.


Even tough I have family and friends in the real estate business I knew I made the right choice of listing with Ecko Jay.


Ecko heads a team of dedicated professionals that communicate quickly and efficiently always keeping the client informed.


Ecko sold our home giving us the knowledge and confidence that we got the highest price in this constantly changing real estate market.


If you are a hockey fan “Ecko knows where the puck is going “

David Valentini and sons …

May, 2019

I am very pleased that I had Ecko look after the sale of my home.


No one knows the Don Mills real estate market better and no one has his experience and ability to adapt.


He and his team were exceptional to deal with which really made a stressful process stress free.


Thanks again Ecko!


April, 2019

My husband and I recently used Ecko Jay to sell our house in the Donalda neighbourhood. We found Ecko and his team to be highly professional, organized, and experienced. He supported us through the stressful process of selling our home. Despite a challenging market, we were able to sell our house within 48 hours of listing with a firm offer over asking price. We would strongly recommend Ecko to anyone needing a real estate agent.

Lesley Carr

March, 2019

Thank you all for all of your hard work and commitment in getting our house sold!


You were all so kind, polite and generous throughout the process and went over and beyond to ensure that all was done professionally and with integrity. We really appreciate all you have done. We really were blown away by how different working with


Ecko Jay Realty was to working with other agents in our past!


Thank you again!


Take care,



July 24, 2018

Dear Ecko and Ecko’s Team,

Sora and I would like to thank you very much for all your hard work. Thanks to your professional service, we could sell our house smoothly within a week, which is an unbelievable outcome in the current slow Toronto housing market.

We rented out our house, so it was empty and your team did a lot of work to prepare our house for sale. They staged the house and arranged gardening, window cleaning and photograph, and so on. Your team were professionalism itself. All the services they provided were just PERFECT! Staging was perfect, photos were amazing, our garden became clean and pleasant, and the brochure was also perfect. In addition, we cannot still believe that all this perfection was done within 4 days. Your team was extremely efficient and well organized in performing each task. We were very much impressed.

We also like working with you because you are very reliable. You were always available and responsive to our email and call. You always shared with us all the information and your insightful opinions as an expert in this area. Due to this reason, it was very comfortable to work with you and we could fully rely on you during the process.

Overall, we should say we were so lucky to have you and your team and would highly and unreservedly recommend you to any future clients who consider selling their house in our area.

- Sora and Min

June 26, 2018

Dear Ecko,

We would like to thank you once again for all your hard work in selling our home. Your high standards, your market insight and your determination to sell were what really made it all come together.

When we drove by our old neighbourhood a couple of weeks ago and saw all the “For Sale” signs still standing on many neighbouring houses, we were reminded of how truly lucky we were to have had you on our side in this tough market. We had to make some tough decisions in an unpredictable market and you were nothing but patient and accommodating. We really appreciate those qualities and looking back we couldn’t be happier with the outcome.

Thank you and your amazing team for a job well done. We look forward to working with you again and again!

- Farzana & Zubair

November 17, 2016

Dear Ecko and Team:

Just a note to thank you and your team for selling our house on Sonata earlier this month in such a short time.

As you know, I am in business and often deal with consultants and ‘suppliers’ (which you clearly are not). I can honestly say that, in terms of the level of service, skill, sheer competence and sincere desire to help, it is rare indeed to have such a positive experience. Clearly, there is a reason why Ecko Jay Realty sells more homes in the Banbury area than any realtor – and, from what I hear, by quite a margin.

Your team – your own staff, the de-cluttering company, the decorator you brought in – all worked so well together.

Everyone, of course, wants to realize the full value of their home. I doubt that there are many agents out there who have the level of negotiating skills to deliver a true win on that value virtually every time.

But what really sold us on your approach was that, from the start, you had a clear idea of how you wanted to present our property to the market – what we needed to do to it, the presentation, the price and so on — and then you made it your personal mission to deliver! We knew then that we were in good hands.

There are many realtors out there. Like most people, we wanted to find an agent who was totally committed to us. Well, that’s Ecko Jay.

- Al and Sheila Hay

May 31, 2018

Dear Ecko,

Thank you for your hard work and dedication in selling our home. We are extremely pleased with the entire process; from our first meeting, to listing the house, to scheduling showings, to the negotiations and finally closing the deal. We appreciated you going through all of the paper work line by line and ensuring that we understood everything before making a final decision.

Knowing that you have many years of experience and thoroughly understand the real estate market, put us at ease and we truly felt that you were continuously looking out for our best interests. We thank you for always being available to answer our questions promptly. Both you and your team of agents and administrative support staff team were very professional and helpful.

We would definitely recommend you to our friends, family and colleagues and we know that they will receive the same exceptional service.

- Annie & Steve

April 24, 2018

Now that the “SOLD” sign is out on the front yard for more than a week I felt that I have never thanked you enough what you did for us. Starting with your first visit when you so clearly outlined to us what we should expect, honestly describing the difficulties we will have to face, and suggesting what we should do. All these turned out as you told us, and having been prepared the difficulties were not as difficult as expected. Thanks to you for that.

We greatly benefited from your thorough knowledge of the market in our district, not only in what to expect, but also how to market. We thank you for that. We also have to thank you for obtaining for our house the maximum price under the present market conditions.

Lastly, we thank you for your honesty and good humour.

- Ivan Lieszkowszky

November 14, 2017

Dear Ecko,

Since my wife and I moved to the Parkwoods-Donalda area a few years ago, I took a keen interest in our surrounding housing market along with the listing agents who posted them.

There were a few that stood out in the area for consistently bringing in over-asking prices. One of them was Ecko Jay whose team I met a few times at various open houses. Everyone was always on the ball and responded to all my inquiries with the utmost sense of urgency.

When my wife and I had our first son it was time to look for a home closer to our family so we decided to put our house up for sale. We interviewed a few agents, and Ecko Jay and his team stood out. The afternoon I called Ecko, his team dropped off brochures within hours and Mr Jay himself made time the same evening to take a look at our house.

What I liked about him was when he arrived, he got down to business and laid out a clear strategy of how our house would go on the market. Other agents would talk endlessly about the properties they sold over asking and not really get into specifics as to what they would do for us to maximize our selling price. Ecko Jay openly told us what he’s good at (negotiating) and what his team is good at (keeping him organized..ha!). He made us feel we were in good hands and his team would do whatever possible to make selling our house as easy as possible with a small child.

When offer night came, I saw firsthand what made him a great Agent. His calmness and persistence help negotiate a record breaking offer on our street. Ecko Jay did what he said and his planning ensured we wouldn’t run into surprises. We enjoyed working with him and would recommend him to anyone selling a house.

Thanks Ecko and the Team for doing an amazing job!

- Ashish Dua and Lalita Khanna

March, 2018

The Ecko Jay team experience for us was an awesome combination of human empathy, friendly service, integrity and total professionalism. Everyone on the team clearly knew what they were doing and were super nice while they were doing it. We were selling my parents house at the peak of the sellers’ market in early 2017 and I was struck by the professionalism and competence of the Ecko Jay team compared to all the other agents we encountered. I cannot imagine listing with anyone else other than Ecko Jay in today’s challenging market.

- Ian MacLeod

Hi Ecko,

We researched our area for Realtor options in the Don Mills area when we decided to sell our home of 31 years. After considering a number of realtors we chose Ecko Jay Realty Ltd.

We were very impressed with what Ecko said they would do to get the best selling price for our home and they delivered throughout the entire selling process.

We really liked the Ecko Jay team. They were always there when we had questions and assisted us with all the little things to get our home ready for the sale.

We were also very impressed with the negotiation skills of the team when it came down to closing the sale.

Thank you Ecko Jay team for everything you did to make this journey both a personal and professional experience.

- John & Linda Rorabeck

Hi Ecko,

I cannot begin to thank you enough for your advice and guidance over the past few weeks. Since I only dip into the housing market once every 60 years or so I, personally, relied heavily on your advice and expertise. You did not disappoint me and stepped up to the plate with every questions or query that we had regarding the sale of 9 Tangmere Road.

It has been a very busy 3-3 1/2 weeks and we are happy with the results of everyone’s efforts. So happy I did not list the house a year ago as we had planned… delighted to hear that we may have dodged a bullet later this month.

Last, but not least, happy to have the extra couple of months to enjoy our beautiful home as we prepare for condo living. You and your staff are outstanding and we would certainly recommend you to others in the neighbourhood.

Thank you very much.

- Shirley Shelby

October 30, 2017

Having lived in our house for 58 years made it difficult to realize in advance the process and feelings involved when we decided to sell in the Spring of 2017.

On the advice of our grown children we listed with Ecko Jay.

What followed was some rather delightful interchanges. Both Ecko Jay and his staff really enjoy their work and certainly understand their clients and their goals. Although we sold just at the time the housing market had quite a shake up, Ecko Jay’s decisions highlighted that this real estate company has the experience to handle surprises.

Our goals were reached and we have no regrets and some pretty nice memories of our interactions with Ecko Jay and his staff.

Thank you. Job well done.

- Ed and Marj Osborne

August 21, 2017


I wanted to write you and your team a short note to thank you for managing the sale of our house.

You have built a well-oiled, efficient team that really took a lot of the stress out of this transaction for us. Selling a house, in our case after 47 years, is not a task we really understood.

When I was thinking about what I wanted in a listing agent, I did not realize all the things you and your team would do for us. The first was finding us a place to go, but more importantly it was coordinating and communicating the open houses, organizing the house, and even after the sale meeting with the purchaser or their contractors for site inspections.

We really felt that we were dealing with a team that knew what they were doing – especially with the little things that could have added lots of stress to the process. It also was great that you negotiated us a great price for the house and we appreciate your expertise in the closing process.

And lastly, please give a big thank you to the girls in the office. They are always available and supportive when we reached out to them.

You have a great team!!!!

- Scott Cameron

May 26, 2017

Dear Ecko and team,

Thank you so much for all you have done for us. You and your team did an amazing job. My family and I really appreciate it. My father already went back to China, and he wants to say “Thank you”.

It is not easy for all of us, but we are so lucky to have you helping us on this. Your professionalism and skills made it happen. You and your team are so amazing and special. I am telling all my friends and family that you and your team should be their first option if they need to buy or sell a property. We experienced a lot this time and only made one right decision that we found you to be our listing agent finally.

We should have come to you at the very beginning. You turned a very stressful situation to a happy ending. We all know that’s the best we can do in this market.

We knew Ecko Jay has a track record of selling houses above market price, but it is only after he sold our house for us that we understood why. It is your absolute integrity, honesty and professionalism that makes you so powerful in negotiating.

I am pretty sure that we will meet again someday. Many thanks again to Alyssa, Mitra and the whole team.

- Sophia and Zijian Xiong

February 27, 2017

Hello Ecko Jay,

On behalf of Dave and I, I wanted to reach out and thank you for your tremendous service.

Your staff is a pleasure to work with. They made the entire selling experience very easy on us. Between the ladies in your office who were in touch with us during the whole process to the agents who came to the house to help us with many of the other aspects of selling a house. Their service removed all possible anxiety and made the whole process very easy. As well the contacts your company had for us to work with including house staging were very professional and easy to work with. Lastly, I want to thank you personally for the fantastic job you yourself did on the final night with you heading the pricing negotiations. Your professionalism and negotiation skills made the evening go very quickly and painlessly. We were extremely pleased with the result.

Please feel free to have any potential clients reach out to us directly should they wish to get a reference from a very satisfied customer.

My best wishes to you and your staff.

- Marilyn and Dave

December 2, 2016

When we initially picked Ecko Jay to sell our house, we chose him for all the obvious reasons his well established presence in our neighbourhood and reputation for selling houses at above asking prices.

As we worked more closely together during the sales process, we finally learned about Ecko’s secret sauce – his team! Ecko’s team worked like clock¬work: they knew the sales process inside out and were able to execute per their stated plan; their experience and expertise really showed as they were able to anticipate most of the questions and issues we had; and during the odd times they had to make adjustments, they would do so with professionalism and courtesy.

In short, Ecko’s team made an emotionally charged process such a painless and enjoyable journey! We look forward to working with Ecko’s team again and again in the future.

- Rebecca and Garry

November 29, 2016

Dear Mr. Ecko Jay and Team,

Hope this email finds you well. Peter, Josh and I would like to thank you and your team for your great services. We thought making this decision in selling our home would be a very difficult one. We have lived here for 19 years and it is the only home our son has known. Thankfully, you and your team not only made it an easy and painless process, we found your team to be very professional with no surprises from beginning to end.

We would not hesitate to refer you to our family and friends.

- Peter, Nancy and Joshua Figura

November 28, 2016

Dear Ecko and Team

Jamie and I just wanted to thank you for your professionalism, efficiency and patience with the sale of our house! As it was our first home, we had many questions about the process, pricing strategy, and the timing (winter, spring etc.). Ecko, thank you for taking the time to answer our questions (and many follow up questions).

Everyone we interacted with on the team (photographer, office team, supporting agent) were extremely professional and ensured a smooth process each step of the way. We also appreciated the market updates as we prepared our house for sale.

We were extremely pleased to see the house sell within one week and to have achieved our target number which Ecko actually increased in the final weeks before listing!

Despite the fact that many people describe the sale of your house being one of the most stressful events in your life, Ecko you were somehow able to keep it light-hearted and fun right down to the final signature. You are clearly an expert in your field and we would highly recommend your services to our friends and family. Thank you for partnering with us on the sale of our home.

- Sonia Mayer and Jamie Cappelli

October, 2016

Ecko and his team got the job done – on time, on spec, on budget. No need for a prospective seller to know more.

However, if you have time to read…

Ecko and his team were a pleasure to work with. A professional standard that is above the norm. Integrity is so important when dealing with a family home and there was never any doubt that we were being treated well. Ecko himself is an elegant man, who is clearly very knowledgeable, connected, and honest.

Ecko and his team are straightforward about the strengths and opportunities with a house sale. They go out of their way to ensure everything is understood, that the house will show at its best. Our pictures, showings, and offer night were delivered as promised.

Results matter too. On this aspect, Ecko overdelivered. We are very happy with the outcome. The process of completing the offer was fair – all prospective buyers knew the rules and were treated equitably.

We know we’re handing over a great house that the buyers will be happy with. Our expectations were exceeded.

- Veronica & Rick

April, 2016

Just a small note to say a Big heartfelt thank you to Ecko and the entire team from our family!

Thank you for understanding and respecting the level of stress that goes along with selling your home. You all make it look so easy but we know it’s a lot of work and takes a lot of expertise……that’s where Ecko comes in!

Ecko we thank you and appreciate all your hard work and support. You always go above and beyond for your clients. You made the entire process seamless.

Houses don’t sell themselves…..you are truly an expert in your field! We will talk soon, thank you again.

- Sally, John and Family

January, 2016

After making the decision to sell, Ecko Jay was the consummate professional on whom to rely. The house sold in one week for over the asking price, bringing fifteen offers. His guidance was invaluable during the process, as was his kindness, sincerity and respect in wanting the very best outcome possible for everyone involved.

His knowledge of the Don Mills/Banbury neighbourhood is undisputed.

Ecko’s staff are remarkable, keeping the entire process moving seamlessly along, experienced at what they do.

I would not hesitate to recommend Ecko Jay Realty. He truly loves his job, it shows and it gets results.

- Twyla

May 17, 2015

Why We Chose Ecko Jay to Sell Our Home

To put it simply, because he is a mensch. Let me explain.

Many years ago, when our son was younger, he was very interested in anything to do with interior design and architecture. We began visiting open houses in our area when he was about 13 years old. We met many real estate agents over the years. We were always very honest and told them we had no intention of buying anything. Some of them were indifferent, some were cold and some were downright rude. And then one day we met Ecko. What a breath of fresh air! He welcomed us warmly and engaged us in conversation. He was genuinely interested in my sons thoughts. He sparked Michael’s passion and encouraged him to follow his dreams. I told him that day that when I sell my house, I will use him as my agent. And we kept our word.

Since then, our son has gone on to obtain a Bachelors degree in Interior design and is now completing his double masters degree in architecture and landscape architecture.

Ecko sold both our parents homes and, just recently, our house. He handled the sales with his usual finesse – a mixture of kindness and experience that generates total trust.

A mensch is a Jewish word that is not easy to translate but basically it is this – a person of integrity and honour, someone with character, rectitude and dignity, someone with a sense of what is right. That is Ecko.

- Roslyn Shafir and Steven Ockrant