Sherry LOVES listing and selling real estate!
Sherry Blinkhorn, Founder and now Associate Broker of Blinkhorn Real Estate Ltd, along with being the sole owner of Blinkhorn Property Management Limited, has extensive knowledge and experience in the real property industry working in it for close to 30 years. In April 2005 she formed Blinkhorn Real Estate Ltd with a vision to create a company that focusses on creating excellent client relationships as opposed to simply being tranasctional. In 2022, she sold the company to colleague Fred El Haddad and continues to support the company's values as a salesperson.
Prior to selling real estate, Sherry was a commercial and residential property manager and after bering licensed as a salesperson Sherry very quickly amassed a solid volume of sales, which gained her national recognition with Royal Lepage in 2002, 2003, 2004 placing her in the top 10% and then the top 5% for volume sales across Canada. She also was featured in the Top Agent Magazine in 2020 as a TOP AGENT IN CANADA and in 2022 was recognized with Sales Insider as a top agent in Pictou County.
Sherry holds a diploma in adult psychology and social work plus has ample training in the mental health field. She often comments that her studies and work in the health field is an asset in organized real estate. The buying and selling process can be a stressful time so her caring and positive personality definitely helps to put everyone around her at ease.
She believes very strongly in contributing to her community. Described as “an advocate to the bone”, she’s been for years a strong and passionate advocate for the mentally ill, is the past president of the Canadian Mental Health Association, served on the N.S Board of Directors for the Schizophrenia Society, has been on focus groups for government advisory panels, has worked with and trained others for the Pictou County Help Line, was the public relations director for the Canadian Cancer Society, Pictou East branch, on the Board of Directors for Roots for Youth, the list goes on.
Sherry currently volunteers as a Board Member and Director on Viola's Place Society which is a homeless shelter in Pictou County, the Palliative Care Society, and facilitates the “Family Matters” program for mental health. She actively works with Starr (Dobson) Cunningham and the team at the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia on a provincially wide initiative to change the way people think about mental health. Sherry volunteered for a month in Israel, and went to New Orleans to help re-build houses because of the Hurricane Katrina disaster. She says those two trips were “definitely life changing experiences”.
Sherry has received NUMEROUS volunteer awards, in 2019 Sherry was recognized with the "Women in Business Award" at the Chamber Business Achievements Gala, sponsored by the Women in Business Center at Mount St. Vincent University. In 2018 Sherry received the "Volunteer Vision Award" from the Nova Scotia Mental Health Foundation. At the Pictou County Chamber of Commerce Gala in 2012, Sherry received the prestigious "Business Leader of the Year" award, the first, and is still the only female, to receive it since it's inception in 1991. They described Sherry as someone "who always pays it forward". In 2011 Sherry was surprised and humbled to be presented with the "Community Mentor Award” from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pictou County. In 2000 and in 2002 The Town of New Glasgow recognized Sherry with a Volunteer of the Year Award, and the list goes on to show that Sherry definitely cares deeply for others and her community.
Sherry's advocacy work background, positive attitude, high ethical values and hard work serves her clients, customers, and colleagues in other offices well. and on a more personal level you can click on the link and read where Sherry was featured in the At Home Magazine https://athomeonthenorthshore.ca/ignite-your-inspiration/
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