Tad Lake, REALTOR®

The Lake name has become a hallmark of success in the Kootenay real estate market since 1982. Tad followed in his father Ross’s success as a realtor and has earned recognition for his wealth of local knowledge, depth of experience, and exceptional service over his 22 years of his Real Estate career. Through his commitment to excellence, he has reached the pinnacle of success, consistently finishing as a top producer both locally and regionally. Tad is a life-long resident of Nelson and is deeply involved in the community offering his assistance as a past board member and vice chair of Kootenay Kids Society, assisting with local food charities, and numerous years coaching in the Nelson Youth Soccer Association and Volleyball Clubs. Tad has always appreciated that he is fortunate having been raised in a great community like Nelson all of his life and lucky to have been able to experience an active lifestyle and endless adventures that the Kootenays offer. Tad, his wife, Tammie, and 2 girls, Emma and Paityn, love to ski at the local Whitewater Ski Hill, camp in the many provincial campgrounds on the Kootenay and Arrow Lakes, ride their bikes along the many trails and old railway beds, boat on Kootenay Lake and hike up to Pulpit Rock, and enjoy the views of the lake and city below.

Being able to grow up and raise a family has given Tad an appreciation for the Nelson vibe and Kootenay lifestyle and he hopes he gets a chance to meet you and help make your dream of living here a reality.

Meet Tad Lake

Born and raised in Nelson BC. I am a second generation real estate agent and part owner of the Rosling brokerage.

Tad Lake

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I'm happy to help such good people with their Real Estate needs

Throughout our Real Estate transaction Tad was extremely helpful. He was well organized, informative and best of all understood our needs and concerns. We felt at all times that we were being represented fairly and in a professional and honest manner. We would definately recommend Tad and happily use him for our next purchase.
by C & K Jackson
Nelson, BC
We found Tad to be very professional throughout the entire sales process of our home. As a former Realtor my expectations on work ethic were high and Tad did not disappoint us. Thank you for a job well done!
by Becky and Tim Allen
Nelson, BC
We are pleased to say that our experience with Tad in the marketing and sale of our home was exactly what he said he could deliver. The level of professionalism was appreciated but not unexpected. Anytime through the process if we had concerns or questions, Tad was quick to provide guidance and support. Given the market climate at the time we decided to sell, I felt Tad did not lose focus or drive on the need to sell our house and was always looking out for our best interests. If we ever need the help of a Realtor to buy or sell in the future we would definately use Tad again! Thank you Tad for your hard work.
by R & T DeVuono
Nelson, BC
I cannot say enough about how helpful and professional Tad was in helping us sell our house. It was a very stressful time for us and he was so kind and understanding and made a potentially extremely difficult transition a lot easier. As we had a timeline that we needed to sell our house in, Tad gave us a ton of information and helped us price our home accordingly. We closed in under 3 months. It was perfect. We got a very good price for our home. Tad was very thorough in explaining market values and making sure we addressed any issues our home may have looking at it through the eyes of a potential purchaser. He is a very professional realtor and honest to a fault. His knowledge of the area and industry are incredible. We very much appreciated all the time Tad put into our deal, which was not a big money maker for him by any means. We felt he treated us just the same as he would a million dollar home seller. If you are looking to list your home and have it move in a timely manner, getting the best price, I strongly encourage you to speak to Tad! Thanks so much Mr. Lake!!!
by Michelle and Shawn
Nelson, BC
We worked with Tad recently to sell and buy investment properties. We chose Tad because of his longtime involvement with Nelson real estate. He is always available and makes you feel like your deal is the only one he's working on. Tad is the hardest working realtor in Nelson and has restored our faith in realtors.
by Shirley Ruim and Peter Miller
Nelson, BC
Hi Tad I just wanted to pass on how impressed I was with your service during the sale of our home. You were very professional, approachable and thorough from our first initial meeting all the way to the completion of our sale. My only regret was that I didn't hire you first when putting our house on the market.
by Donna Horton
Nelson, BC
We were immediately impressed with Tad's patience and thoroughness and comprehensive knowledge of the area. He took the time to educate us about strategies and procedures for seeking and buying our first home. Tad was very helpful to answer any questions and advice us about the legal steps to ensure we had no headaches, and we could be confident moving our lives and starting fresh in our new home. He also helped me find work, just recently – and I am very appreciative. Follow-up with sincerity and integrity, professional and personable – we could not have imagined a better home-buying experience. Hats off!
by James Freedman
Nelson, BC
Excellent market assessment on the house we sold. Exceptional service/above and beyond a normal realtor. Anticipated our every need during the selling and buying process. Explained legal documents in a comprehensive “layman” fashion. Acquired home insurance quote on our behalf. Followed up after point of sale to ensure our satisfaction and resolve any unexpected problems. Always accessible and prompt to return phone calls. Showed us a good variety of houses within our buying range. We will be using the Property Lab Team for future real estate endeavors.
by Brian and Charlene Sperling
Nelson, BC
I was very pleased with the sale of my house. An offer was accepted within one week and the house sold over and above the list price. Tad is very professional and knowledgeable of the real estate market. I can’t say enough about the service I received from Tad and I would not hesitate to use Tad as a realtor again. Thank you for all your hard work!
by Debbie Bilinski
Nelson, BC

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