Our Strategy For Buying

Bringing Clarity to Real Estate.

Be comfortable that you are working with the right team and the right affiliation. With Chestnut Park and Christie’s International Real Estate behind our well-known brand, you can be assured that your home will be marketed effectively and efficiently to find the right buyer for your home.

Showing The Details.

We will meet to discuss your specific objectives in finding your next home. A tour of your current home will help us get a sense of what you like and don’t like so that we can pinpoint the homes you will love. At the same time we will show you what to look for in details that show a home’s value. Jim’s “Jim-isms” are legendary: no cornice moulding or drawer inserts will go unnoticed.

Listening Well.

We will listen to you and understand what you perceive to be the best value in a property. We also give an honest opinion about the potential issues we see with your property, and we will address them together. Together, we can help you avoid costly mistakes.

Professional Negotiation Skills.

When the time comes to prepare an offer, we will discuss strategy. The negotiations with the listing agent and their seller begins even before the offer is presented. We explain the offer in great detail with you so that you understand the terms and conditions. We advise on preparing a deposit, assist with a pre-inspection of the property, and step aside so that your lawyer can look at the offer as well. You will have many options when purchasing a property, so it’s important that we pick the best one for you. Our next step is offer presentation and negotiation, acting as an advocate on your behalf to get the best outcome. Our objective is to get your new home at the best price with the least amount of stress for you.

Successful Budgeting.

We will discuss your budget and things that are non-negotiable for you, closing costs and moving costs, so you are well informed about the big picture. We will go through the Buyer Agency Contract with you as well, so that you are aware of and comfortable with all the fine print.

Providing Professional Contacts.

We will provide access to and coordinate our trusted trades to give sound opinions about possible renovation, landscaping, or design upgrades. We can also share our established network of financial professionals to help you with any financing needs.

Our Strategy For Success

Listening, Caring, and Committing to Your Needs.

We understand that as a seller of real estate, you want a top real estate team who listens, cares and is committed to your well-being. We will bring clarity and focus to your individual situation. We present a team that has solid skills and a reputable career behind them, who can make a complex and sometimes emotional time easier and a bit more fun. A good agent will always make you feel like number one, and we will ensure that you know your wishes are being heard and acted upon.

When you work with us, Chestnut Park and Christie’s International Real Estate, you will find the highest level of luxury service. Your experience will be met with high standards at every turn when you are selling your home and starting the next exciting phase in your life.

We look forward to hearing from you to discuss your first or next real estate transaction. Together we will find the solutions to achieve your real estate goals.

We look forward to working with you.


Our real estate strategy is derived from our belief in providing our clients with that which we would want to see in place for ourselves. What would I want an agent to do when selling my home? How would I like them to take care of things when I’m buying a home? And I would want them to be accessible. When you call us, we answer; you will be working directly with us and not an assistant. Our strategy has been finely tuned over 30 years combined and has proven successful for many clients. See what our real estate strategy can do for you.


James Strathy Warren

416.925.9191 – Office
416.323.5276 – Direct
416.520.5704 – Mobile

Alexander Obradovich

416.925.9191 – Office
416.803.4140 – Mobile