Thelma Jarvis
Sales Representative

Thelma Jarvis


Realtor® Experience

You Can Count on Value Added Service

Thelma has an extensive range of cottage experiences and life skills that prepares her to benefit clients in an exemplary fashion, and has prepared extensive support materials to provide to her clients. You can count on Thelma to attend to every detail during your real estate transaction and also to be available for you when you need help or advice after your purchase. Maintaining  a long term relationship with clients and being ready to help whenever she can, is the hallmark of Thelma’s business.

Over 25 years on the lakes gives Thelma an intimate knowledge of Muskoka. She can explain the differences that cottaging in each of the various communities around the lakes would provide for you. On the lakes, she can assist you to identify the benefits the waterfront holds at each location. She knows the marinas and shopping availability in all seasons, and can indicate the desirability of locations you are considering in terms of groceries, gasoline and other provisions or conveniences that facilitate your cottage time. Thelma provides Purchasers with an extensive viewing guide which reminds them to consider a wide variety of factors when comparing cottages and deciding what features meet your family needs.

It is important to excel in the area of verbal and written communication, as well as presentation skills, in order to be able to serve clients well in real estate. Thelma uses well developed written, photographic, and computer skills to create custom designed, effective marketing for the properties she lists. She has studied negotiation and has used these skills effectively for a variety of purposes, so is ready to act on your behalf. Real estate transactions are based on emotional decisions, so it is important to be able to be non-confrontational when effectively negotiating a transaction.

Having spent time both cottaging and living full time on an island, Thelma has much experience and advice to share with those who want the peace and tranquility of island life. She knows what it takes to enjoy Muskoka through this venue and would be pleased to assist anyone who wants to explore the joys of an island property.


Thelma Jarvis created a really professional setting for the sale of our family cottage. She offers truly top par boutique service with personal attention to details that come from long experience and a true appreciation of human nature.
Mary C
You were the consummate professional in all things pertaining to the sale of our cottage. You understood all the details of the process and stuck by us as we plodded through it all. You stayed in touch with us diligently about every detail.
Ian W
Thelma offered excellent insight and advice based on her vast, valuable knowledge and experience. She is honest, professional, thorough, kind, very responsive and a great negotiator. We highly recommend her.
Olga & Peter
Thelma Jarvis far exceeded all of our expectations in what a realtor should be! Thelma really understood the Muskoka cottage market. She was a true professional with nothing but the highest standards in all that she did!
Chris & Cathy H.
Your warmth, generosity of spirit, advice, constant encouragement, and willingness to share experience have done so much to facilitate the complex and challenging issues involved in purchasing a cottage property in Muskoka.
Susanne S.
Thanks Thelma. It certainly was an interesting experience. Thank you for all your hard work and professionalism.
Thelma, wanted to say a BIG thanks for all your help in getting our cottage sold so quickly this year. You are a very kind person. I was very impressed in how you assisted us and prepared all the information required.

An exciting time punctuated with care and attention from Thelma who was readily available to answer every question big and small, no detail was overlooked. Thelma went above and beyond our expectations.
Kate and Jeff
I have no reservations about highly recommending Thelma Jarvis. She always went the extra mile professionally and graciously. Her involvement in the sale of our property was extremely positive and made the entire process pleasant.
While Thelma was always very professional in her dealings with us, she also had a personal side. We were very pleased with our decision to have Thelma as our real estate agent, and would highly recommend her services to others.
The Rosenthals
Thelma proved herself to be an excellent problem solver and this was very helpful during the negotiation stage. We felt that Thelma was a very necessary and important part of our sale and would recommend her to anyone.

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