Established in 2011, the SKY Real Estate Team is well-known for being a full-service real estate team. We have been helping clients all over the Metro Vancouver region buy and sell real estate for years. We have achieved President’s Club Medallion for the Team category from 2012 to present by the Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board, and we represent the Top 1% in our industry.
As we all come from a variety of different backgrounds, we are knowledgeable in a diverse amount of languages, including English, Korean, Italian, Cantonese, Japanese, and Croatian. We strive to stay on top of the industry, consistently learning new strategies to ensure that our clients are being serviced by the best.
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, we are always ready to help you answer questions or concerns. We are committed to helping you buy or sell your home, and we will ensure you get the best possible deal in each transaction. We strive to be the best, because we know that is what our clients deserve.
Michael Kuramoto, Urban Land Economics
Team Founder, Leader and Director of Development
Michael completed his B.Comm. in Urban Land Economics (Real Estate) from UBC and has been active in the real estate industry since 2002. During his real estate career, Michael founded Network of Condos, which provides innovative and informative web solutions for Purchasers and Sellers. The success of Network of Condos attracted a select group of high caliber real estate agents, which brought about the formation of the SKY Real Estate Team. Michael has been a part of the Medallion Club (top 10%) for over 10 years and President’s Club Team (top 1%) for 5 years. He and his team have sold over 1,400 homes. Michael is the father of 3 boys. He enjoys his children’s activities, hockey and golf. Michael speaks English and Japanese.
Keith Strang, Personal Real Estate Corporation
Team Founder, Leader and Director of Marketing
As Team Leader of the SKY Real Estate Team, Keith has continued to maintain a genuine interest in aiding his clients achieve their real estate goal. Providing council to his clients, as well as inserting his invaluable skill sets, Keith aims to help each client navigate through to a seamless transaction. Keith’s portfolio includes both First-Time Buyers and Sellers to seasoned investment groups, and despite which group you may fall into, he treats all his clients in the same manner.
The Real Estate Industry in Metro Vancouver has recognized Keith’s professionalism, expertise and skills that he has been asked to provide advice to new and young realtors. He has been asked by his brokerage to lend his expertise during meetings as well. He continually renews his ongoing ambition to lead his Team to stay in the forefront of their industry through dedication and handwork.
During his free time, Keith loves taking his boat out and entertaining family and friends. He and his wife, Jen, have two children who live busy lives, and they both enjoy watching their hockey games, and dance recitals. When opportunities arise, Keith also enjoys travelling.
Joseph Chang, Personal Real Estate Corporation
Joseph treats each of clients with exceptional care and honesty, it becomes his mission to find you the perfect home or sell your home with the best possible outcome. Available 24/7 for his clients, communicating with Joseph is easy and also comfortable. His experience in hundreds of real estate transactions allows Joseph to pay attention to detail and think outside of box to bring the most desirable outcome for his clients. Joseph understands both the Western and Asian culture that is uniquely prevalent in Greater Vancouver. Fluent in English, Korean and Japanese, Joseph is an effective negotiator in all three languages.
Prior to joining the SKY Real Estate Team, Joseph received a BSc in Microbiology from the University of Saskatchewan, and a BA in Japanese from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul, Korea. He is husband to a lovely wife, and father to a Sheltie named Jang gun. He and his wife are sponsors of children in Kenya and India, and enjoy giving back when they can. Joseph enjoys playing bass guitar in his spare time.
Growing up in Vancouver in the 70’s with entrepreneurial immigrant parents, Erica was brought up to know that you need to work hard at your goals and responsibilities, whatever they may be. Not once in a while, but every day and with perseverance. She applies this dedication and work ethic every day to her real estate business.
Erica’s clients appreciate her preparation, acute market insight, creative marketing strategies and overall ease of communication and accessibility. (Late night texts from her clients include “do you know a tow truck driver?” to “I think there’s water under my hot water tank).
Whether you are buying your 1st home or selling your 3rd investment property, her streamlined approach will eliminate surprises. Erica will provide relevant material for a confident decision at contract time and keep your sales process on track from acceptance to possession. And of course, the most rewarding part is the continued friendship she maintains with all her clients after the sale.
Focus, dedication, results. Please contact Erica today to discuss what she can help you with.
Erica has completed her:
- Urban Land Economics and Appraisal from UBC
- Real Estate Marketing Management from BCIT
Neighborhoods she has lived in:
Joyce Collingwood, False Creek, Mount Pleasant, East Village, Upper Deer Lake, Fleetwood, Oxford Heights.
When not working, Erica can be found at night markets and community events, checking out renovated Vancouver Specials (cause she grew up in an original), attending her kids’ functions or biking on one of the many lower mainland seawalls.
Katy has successfully bought and sold 1 bedroom condos to luxury homes all over the Lower Mainland, helping both first time Buyer’s to seasoned Sellers! Her passion, dedication and perseverance is demonstrated in her patience with helping people. Katy’s accomplishments in real estate and sales, stems from her background of over 25 years of experience in construction, design, bookkeeping, and even owning her own business in the food industry! Katy is definitely a people person but with the business and construction savvy that her clients all appreciate! Her clients benefit from her fortitude and straightforward approach which makes the buying/selling process smooth with as less worry as possible.
Katy has called North Burnaby her home since the 80’s but loves all the distinct neighborhoods that make the Greater Vancouver area a wonderful place to live. She would welcome the opportunity to share her insight and help you realize your real estate goals whether it be upsizing, downsizing or investment!
Katy also speaks Croatian, Italian and some Spanish.
Having grown up in East Vancouver and residing in North Burnaby for the last 15 years Lorenzo has built a strong community foundation to compliment your overall Real Estate experience. Listening to his clients, he truly recognizes that buying and selling a home are personal and emotional as well as financial transitions in the lives of his clients, and helps ease the process by providing his seasoned personal and professional judgment to aid in the important decision-making process. He approaches every transaction with honesty and integrity and his attention to detail makes every Real Estate Transaction seamless. Being patient, accessible and always available for every question are some of the qualities you can expect when working with Lorenzo. Not only is he a licensed Real Estate agent but he is also a Fully Licensed Mortgage Broker who can offer you a combination of services toconnect you with the right resources. With transparency Lorenzo will guide you through your entire Real Estate experience and beyond making him your Realtor for life.
Leslie Gray, Personal Real Estate Corporation
Having always demonstrated a strong entrepreneurial spirit, it’s no surprise that Leslie immediately found great success in her real estate career. Achieving Medallion Club status in her 1st year (top 10% of all Real Estate Agents in Greater Vancouver) was just the first of many sales awards. Leslie’s superior problem solving and interpersonal skills, unparalleled work ethic and commitment to developing long lasting relationships have ensured that her career continues to thrive. Whether buying or selling, Leslie is known for her energy, passion, exceptional customer service and commitment to her clients, guiding them every step of the way until they have achieved their real estate goals. Providing the business of moving Real Estate, but in helping families make the right decisions for their unique needs.