The Team

Vision Statement

The Aben Team’s vision is to be the leader in Muskoka real estate by providing exemplary personalized service that exceeds current industry practices.

Mission Statement

To provide ethical and honest real estate services to our clients buying or selling Muskoka real estate.

Latest Technologies

The Aben Team will always incorporate the latest technologies in the marketing, listing and selling of Muskoka luxury homes and Muskoka cottage properties.

Latest Analysis & Resources

The Aben Team continually strives to provide the most current analysis and resources available to our clients, whose needs will always come first in each and every transaction.

Investment in Community

The Aben Team will continue to stay invested in our Muskoka community by contributing our time and financial resources.

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Mark Aben is a broker with Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd., and lives and works from our Port Carling office in Muskoka. Mark’s vast range of knowledge in sales and customer service, unmatched professionalism, and conscientious attention to every client has brought him to where he is today. Growing up in Muskoka, having the experience of family cottaging, and knowing the value of tradition lends Mark a unique perspective. He understands the significance behind the decision to buy or sell a piece of Muskoka. Mark is a multiple award recipient with the Diamond Club award with Harvey Kalles Real Estate every year since 2018, #4 team company-wide in 2023, and the prestigious Chairman Club Award in 2017 (top 1% Sales in Canada with Royal Lepage).

When he’s not out searching for the perfect home or cottage for his clients, Mark is a dedicated father; actively involved with his three-boys’ passion for hockey. He also enjoys boating, water skiing and spending time with his wife of over 20 years.

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John Aben has been serving the community of Muskoka for over 25 years and lives and works from our Huntsville/Lake of Bays office. The local expertise he’s able to offer his clients is unmatched. John leverages his wealth of tech knowledge to provide a strategic, multi-tiered and effective approach to buying and selling real estate.

John is a multiple award recipient: Diamond Club Award every year since 2018, #4 team with Harvey Kalles Real Estate, 2017 Chairman’s Club Award for Royal LePage (top 1% sales in Canada), multiple-year recipient of the Diamond Award, and Huntsville Forester Reader’s Choice Award for Best Realtor.

John is passionate about life in Muskoka: healthcare, recreation, and conservation. When he gets some free time, he spends it with his wife and family canoeing, camping and skiing, or golfing with friends and clients on a spectacular Muskoka 18.

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John took the time to understand our wants and needs. We knew immediately that John’s patience, professionalism and first hand knowledge of Muskoka was the perfect fit to help us with our search. John was instrumental in helping us fulfill our retirement dreams by finding us the perfect home in a wonderful community. Thank you John for your patience, flexibility and sound advice.

Bob F. Client

John is one of those agents that gives 110% and went above and beyond expectations in assisting my family to sell our cottage on Lake of Bays. He is tech savvy, professional, and always available to answer questions and provide the best service to his clients. I would turn to John Aben once again should I decide to sell other properties in the future.

Annette B. Client

John is very knowledgeable of the Muskoka Real Estate area. Using his expertise, we were able to find the perfect house, in the correct area and within our budget. He also provided terrific feedback and has remained in touch with us to keep us up to date on market conditions. John is a super agent and a terrific person. We highly recommend John as your agent.

Mark H. Client

John made the daunting task of house hunting in the large area of Muskoka enjoyable. His willingness to drive, eagerness to arrange viewings, his local insider’s knowledge, and above all his attention to what we were looking for in a home, made for a perfect house buying experience.

Sue H. Client