Born in Winnipeg but after living in Calgary, Vancouver, Halifax and Oakville he settled for the second time in Oakville to raise his three sons. One of his sons still resides in Oakville with two children. Bettie his wife taught school prior to raising three sons. He is a semi-retired international executive in the green energy business who has always been actively engaged in Oakville.
First attended University of Alberta, Edmonton being awarded a B.SC. In Engineering Physics, followed with a Masters of Science in Management Science from Stanford University and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from York University.
After a successful career in the Oil and Gas Industry and more recently in the bio-energy space, Doug decided to utilize his extensive knowledge of SWGTA (Oakville, Burlington, Mississauga) to assist people wanting to move, relocate downsize or simply get improved house.
Since commencing his career in Real Estate, Doug has become expert in relocating families from around the world. Recent clients include families from U.K. (which has a significantly different real estate process), Jordan, Poland, China, South Africa, Dubai, Israel , Pakistan and USA.
He has relocated clients into Oakville, Mississauga, Burlington, London, Grimsby and Niagra on the Lake. His knowledge of the area, different communities and full dedication to satisfying clients needs and wants has assisted immensely.
Doug has completed the Accredited Seniors Agent course, which helps realtors cater to mature people who are thinking about making a move. The designation is a sign that your realtor has the training, skills, and dedication required when working with senior clients.
Having this designation is an honour for Doug, as he now has the necessary training in Canadian tax laws, estates and estate planning, Wills, trusts, capital gains, and options on the various ways you can release the equity in your home for the future.
In addition, the course taught home valuable information on local retirement living options.
Doug Mackenzie is proud to offer these skills to his clients. His goal is to help you make the right move, and assist you with every aspect of the process.