Donna Hamilton sitting at desk on the phone, Owner of Modern Living Realty Brokerage                                           

Dawna Hamilton is the Owner and Broker of Record of Modern Living Realty and is a fully licensed Broker and Senior member on the Ottawa Real Estate Board with a Market Value Appraiser designation and an Accredited Buyer’s Representative designation. With a property management background, Dawna moved to the real estate business over 35+ years ago. She has lived in Ottawa and the surrounding area all of her adult life. If you are looking for much more than just another REALTOR® and want someone with a passion for people, homes, and life, then you have come to the right place. Dawna is well know for her integrity, her in-depth community and market knowledge, her strong negotiation skills and high-quality professional network. Her "client first" approach is what makes her brokerage different from the rest.


Dawna is a large supporter of the community in which we live which includes Ottawa South, Manotick, Greely, Metcalfe, Osgoode, North Gower, Kars, Vernon & Kemptville. Dawna is a member of think tank referral network and Brookfield Global Relocation Services (Brookfield GRS).  




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MVA : Market Value Appraiser-Residential is a professional designation for REALTORS® who have demonstrated practical and current experience in their local real estate market and have completed a prescribed educational program in the field of residential appraisal. Designees are active REALTORS® in their communities.




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ABR : The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is designed for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients.







7 Reasons to Hire an Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR)

Dawna Meets Mike Holmes

Dawna meets Mike Holmes in October while volunteering at an Ottawa real estate Board event at Oakwood’s award winning design center in Orleans.

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