We are an award winning team of real estate professionals who are passionate about helping clients achieve their real estate goals in Greater Victoria and the Capital Region. Since the team’s inception in 2014, we have consistently outperformed our previous year’s sales and now rank in the top 2% for Royal LePage nationwide. Our dedication to our clients is mirrored in our philanthropic efforts to raise money and awareness for the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation, which supports four women’s shelters in Victoria, and national domestic violence prevention. To read more about our charitable work, click here.
Click the photos below to learn more about each team member.
Saira is the owner of the Modern Real Estate Team and is on a mission to offer the best real estate services to home buyers and sellers in Victoria’s Capital Region. She started her real estate career in 2009 and co-founded the team in 2014 as a better way to serve her growing client base. She’s known for her business acumen, love of spreadsheets, and desire to help those around her. Saira is a Master Negotiation Expert and empowers clients to make great decisions with their real estate.
Born and raised in Victoria, Saira now resides in Oak Bay with her husband and two young kids. When she’s not working, she enjoys hiking and spending time with family.
Owner & Sales Representative
Tasha is a co-founder of the Modern Real Estate Team and partnered with Saira in 2014 to better serve their clients. She spent almost eight years helping clients achieve their real estate goals, always outperforming her previous year’s sales. Tasha recently retired her real estate license to pursue her other passions: sustainable living and property development. You can now follow her journey on her blog: www.thepurposfulyou.com and her latest development project in Shirley BC: www.westcoastroadestates.com
While Tasha is not able to provide real estate advice at this time, she is still involved with connecting clients to the team for real estate services.
Laura started her real estate career in 2012 working at the Victoria Real Estate Board. It was there she met Saira who recruited her to the team shortly after selling her and her husband Ben a home. Laura began as the team’s marketing and client care coordinator and has been vital to the team’s growth. Laura is now the Operations Manager and it’s her mission to ensure our clients receive the best possible service by making sure the team is well supported and that no detail is ever missed. Laura is known for her friendly can-do attitude, hard work ethic and keen attention to detail.
Laura was born and raised in Ottawa but made the move out west in 2011. She is a proud Navy wife and the mother of two young girls.
Operations Manager, unlicensed
Lindsay started her real estate career in 2016 and her talent and enthusiasm caught the eye of Saira and Tasha who recruited her to the team in 2017. Lindsay is known for her passion for building relationships, being a community connector and making friends wherever she goes. She is driven, a creative problem solver, and a Certified Negotiation Expert. Lindsay cares deeply about the climate, finding housing for those who need it, and helping clients make sound investments for their futures.
Lindsay received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Emily Carr University and currently resides in Gordon Head with her partner, two young children and cat.
Sonya joined the team in 2019 after 10 years in the business so she could focus on doing more of what she loves: helping clients. She is known for her caring, calm and even keel nature which makes her a great asset in a fast paced market. Sonya is a Certified Negotiation Expert and award winning realtor.
Originally from Ottawa, she moved to the West Coast 25 years ago and currently resides in Fairfield. She raised her three (now adult) children and knows the ins and outs about all levels of school in our region.
In her spare time, she loves hiking and in 2019 she participated in Royal LePage’s charity challenge which took participants to the Sahara Dessert to hike 100km in support of women’s shelters.
Dawn is one of the team’s newest sales representatives. A University of Victoria alumni and former social service worker, Dawn has been a licensed REALTOR® since 2010 in Ottawa, Ontario, and has a wealth of experience selling in both urban and rural settings. Dawn moved back to the west coast in 2020 and currently resides in the Westshore.
When Dawn isn’t working with clients, she loves to be in nature, hiking and spending time with family. She’s passionate about protecting the enviroment and animal’s rights. She also loves supporting local and aspiring artists.
Sales Representative & Team Support
Are you in need of real estate services outside of Victoria and the Capital Region? We are connected to great agents across Canada and would be happy to put you in touch with one. Head over to our Contact page and send us a note!