Susan Benson


Royal LePage Lakes of Muskoka - Muskoka (Bracebridge), Brokerage

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Mark & Susan Benson are Realtors who help you live in more beautiful and thoughtful ways. Inspired by over 1,400 lakes, dramatic granite outcroppings, and endless forest that make up Muskoka, we believe that the combination of location and design can be a powerful force for living well.   We represent properties across the region that consider light, water, materials, natural surroundings and interior decorating. As full time, year round licensed Realtors, our expertise is rooted in a loyal network of buyers and sellers, exceptional marketing and sales experience, finely tuned negotiating skills, along with a solid understanding of the markets we work in.

That’s why 90% of our clients are either repeat or personally introduced to us by people who know and trust us and why we are consistently top performers** at Muskoka's #1 Brokerage.***
*Source: *As measured by clients who completed a purchase or sale Jan-Dec 2022 with Mark or Susan Benson. **RLP RUBY Award  top 3% of our market. ***MLS Lakelands Real Estate Board Jan-November 2022 by both unit sales and $ volume.

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About Susan Benson

Put competent experience to work for your Muskoka and Ontario Cottage Country real estate investments with Susan & Mark Benson.

Susan is a graduate of Havergal College and Queen's University and brings an extensive corporate background in marketing, sales and management across North America. Susan currently serves on the Muskoka Lakes Association (MLA) Board of Directors, as Past President of CFUW Muskoka, and as a member of the Royal Canadian Military Institute. Susan is also Past Chair of the Real Estate Council of Ontario CEO Advisory Group (2017-2019), served as a member and Vice Chair of the Committee of Adjustment for the Township of Muskoka Lakes from 2010-2018, and as a member of the the Ontario Association of Committees of Adjustment & Consent Authorities including 3 years on the Board of Directors.

Mark is a graduate of Selwyn House, Trinity College School and Huron College and his background includes a love of sailing, boating and the outdoors. Since joining Lakes of Muskoka Royal LePage, Brokerage he has dedicated his efforts to growing our business almost exclusively through personal introduction. Mark's family history links him to steamships that opened up cottaging along the Trent Severn Waterway. Plus, he is the only Realtor® to have had a song dedicated to him and performed live in concert by a famous Canadian songstress.

Mark and Susan are proud supporters of the Muskoka Lakes Association (MLA) and the Sturgeon Point Association (SPA).

Both Mark and Susan offer proven experience with cottages, homes and condominiums so you get the specialized counsel required to weigh the benefits of each lifestyle option. Contact us now to chat about your real estate next steps.

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