Windsor-Essex County Real Estate Search

Get to know The Local Home Team.

A trusted group of real estate experts helping you buy and sell in the Windsor-Essex County & Chatham-Kent area.

We're real people who can really help.

Who makes up the team?

What do you get when a whole team of experts join forces? Unmatched client care.

Abe Hiebert - Sales Representative, The Local Home Team

Abe HiebertSales Representative

Aron Blatz - Sales Representative, The Local Home Team

Aron BlatzSales Representative

Cody Kraus - Broker, The Local Home Team

Cody KrausBroker & Team Leader

Jake Klassen - Sales Representative, The Local Home Team

Jake KlassenSales Representative

John Kraus - Sales Representative, The Local Home Team

John KrausSales Representative & Co-Founder

Kristin Ferreira - Sales Representative, The Local Home Team

Kristin FerreiraSales Representative

Len Filiault - Sales Representative, The Local Home Team

Len FiliaultBroker

Tim Mercer - Broker, The Local Home Team

Timothy MercerBroker & Co-Founder

Tyler Blatz - Sales Representative, The Local Home Team

Tyler BlatzSales Representative

Sue Assef - Administrative Coordinator, The Local Home Team

Sue Assef Executive Administrator

Madison Hodare - Administrative Assistant, The Local Home Team

Madison HodareAdministrative Assistant

We think the best way to learn about us, is to start with...

What makes us different?

We get it. There are plenty of Realtors out there, and they ALL want your business. Sometimes deciding who to choose as an agent can be harder than choosing a house. We believe you don't need a bunch of people trying to hard sell you on signing with them. That's why we don't do that. Instead, we just lay out the facts, and help guide you through them. This process should be as simple and smooth as possible. And at the end of the day, you'll make the right choice for you. If it's us, we promise to be the experts that bring all the expertise to the table, so you can move onto the next chapter of your life, confident it'll be your best one yet.

We don't just throw the word expert around.

What makes us experts?

The key factors that qualify us as experts and qualify the service our clients receive as expertise.


With a combined 100+ years of helping people buy and sell, we have the experience that can only be earned by consistent success.


Knowledge is power, and we pass ours on to you so you’re informed on everything you need to know to make the right decisions.


We use a proven process for everything from the first impression, to timing, marketing, and negotiation - and we customize it to you.


We put our skin in the game with marketing dollars to make your home irresistible. Plus our media and online presence puts your listing in front of more qualified buyers.


We are dedicated full-time real estate agents and support staff dedicated to our client’s success. That means you get more than one person’s advice; you get the experience of an entire team of experts.


As the #3 top performing team in Canada and within the top 20 globally. But more importantly, we’ve got loads of raving clients we’ve helped sell well. That’s how we measure our success.

What are people saying about us?

These words - our client's success - is why we get up in the morning.

Yes. We're good at buying and selling. But there's a greater purpose for why we do what we do. And it's all about YOU.

What we stand for.

Buying and selling a home is a big deal with lots of factors beyond your control. When you think about the best case scenario it would be a smooth process and a sale that has you walking away thrilled and confident with no second guesses. You need a sale that ensures your next chapter will be your very best.

The problem is, selling in today’s housing market can be crazy. It’s a lot of pressure to know that if one thing goes wrong, it could impact everything.

Ready to start the conversation about buying or selling your home?

So, what's next?


Talk to an expert.

Whether you're looking to buy or sell, reach out and let us know what you're looking for. Then we'll talk about how we can help make it happen.


Start the process.

If you're ready to move forward, we’ll be your on-call teammate, walking with you through the process from prep, to showings to getting the right deal (and every important detail along the way).



We’ll have your back through closing and beyond – to make sure you’re moving forward satisfied, confident, fully informed, and making a toast to the next chapter - your best one yet!

Don’t make buying or selling harder (and riskier) than it has to be.

The Local Home Team gives you a custom plan and a proven process so your next chapter is the best one yet.