Meet Our Team

David Schooley

Managing Partner

+1 (519) 577-1212


David is an award-winning Real Estate Broker widely recognized across the region for his expertise and community involvement. His keen understanding of the market is built on 30 years of entrepreneurial success. As a basketball fan, he was delighted when a client nicknamed him the “Michael Jordan of Real Estate”.

Dedicated to raising industry standards for professionals and the public, David serves his clients, shares his knowledge and builds relationships as a full-time Realtor, a weekly real estate advice columnist, a former Director with the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO), and an active philanthropist. When local buyers and sellers need straightforward real estate advice, they know to just “Ask David”.

David believes that knowledge is power, seizing every opportunity to learn more in order to serve his clients better. He has earned his stripes as a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS), a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), a Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES), a Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE), and has studied negotiation strategy extensively at Harvard Business School and Harvard Law.

As the author of “Ask David…”, a weekly real estate advice column in the Waterloo Region Record and on, David welcomes questions from homeowners and freely shares his knowledge in an easy-to-read, down to earth format. The column has been so popular that it now runs in Metroland affiliate papers across Ontario.

A community builder by nature, David has spent a decade hosting “Stuff the Hummer” family events that have raised over 200,000 emergency meals for the Food Bank of Waterloo Region, and also fundraises for OneROOF Youth Services, Hockey Helps the Homeless and Breast Cancer Research. He has been awarded Top Fundraising Agent by Children’s Health Foundation and Children’s Miracle Network three out of the past four years, and donates to these organizations each time his clients buy or sell a property.



Richard Willaert


+1 (519) 500-1152


Richard is a Full-Time, Full-Service Realtor, a Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE), Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) & Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES). He serves the tri-cities (Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge) and surrounding areas including New Hamburg, Ayr, St. Jacobs and Elmira.
Having lived and worked in the region for over 20 years, Richard is well acquainted with our many local neighbourhoods. As the former owner of a restaurant and an automotive service shop (who grew up Ontario’s tobacco belt), he brings a unique brand of wisdom coveted by his commercial and rural clients. Richard dedicates countless hours to volunteering. He is an active member of the Kinsmen Club of Kitchener-Waterloo (where he served as President for 3 years) and for the past 4 years has also been a member of the Board of Directors for K-W Habilitation Services. Richard has worked with David on numerous business ventures in the past, which made partnering with the GoingHome Team a natural choice when he brought his real estate practice to Remax Twin City.

Karen Power


+1 (519) 502-4342


Karen delights in meeting new people and introducing them to the region where she has lived and worked for over 30 years. With personal ties to Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge, she knows the tri-cities like the back of her hand and greatly enjoys the tapestry of cultures and festivals that blanket our thriving region.
With extensive experience in the field of market research, Karen understands the vital importance of customer satisfaction. As a Mortgage Operations Analyst with Sun Life, she has gained significant insight into the financial aspects of the real estate industry. She combines these skills with an immense respect for the trust that clients place in her, feeling honoured by the opportunity to help them with the most important purchase of their lives. Karen takes great joy in the hectic nature of family life. As mom to a creative 9 year old daughter, 3 cats and a Border Collie/Blue Heeler cross, she identifies with the needs and challenges of moving with a growing family. Her heart for home ownership extends to those who don’t have the opportunity. As an active fundraiser for Ray of Hope’s “Coldest Night of the Year”, she works to support services for homeless individuals in our area.

Jenni Does


+1 (519) 501-9031


Jenni is an knowledgeable design and staging expert who understands just what it takes to catch a buyer’s eye in today’s competitive real estate market.

Residential and corporate clients have trusted Jenni’s design expertise for nearly two decades. Her renovation and staging knowledge, trusted reputation and wealth of industry connections made for a natural transition into the real estate industry when she became a full-time Realtor five years ago. 

Jenni is an avid listener who focuses on getting to the heart of what clients are looking for in their next home. Because she understands how bring out the true potential of each property, clients trust Jenni to guide them through decisions that align with their goals, whether buying or selling.


OREA Real Estate College, licensed by RECO

SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist Certified)

Interior Decorating, Conestoga College, Certified by D.D.A.

Haverhill Institute of Staging and Design

Natasha Ahuja


+1 (548) 883-0005


Fluent in English, Hindi and Punjabi, Natasha is a driven, creative, big-picture thinker who knows how to capture attention.

As a full-time Realtor and professional digital marketing strategist with over 100,000 online followers, she’s adept at harnessing the power of the internet for all of her real estate clients.

You may recognize Natasha from KW Titans games at the Aud – she’s the team’s digital marketing manager and an avid basketball fan!

Natasha is a mental health advocate who graduated from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, where she completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and excelled as a NCAA Collegiate 400m hurdler and 400m sprinter.

She has also studied negotiation strategy at Harvard Business School.

Wasif Raja


+1 (647) 401-1115


Wasif has always posessed an entrepreneurial mindset and a passion for real estate.

As an avid learner, Wasif’s inquisitive nature allows him to connect with clients, understand their goals, and achieve their real estate dreams. 

Wasif is precise and detail oriented; he holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology and has worked in large Federal and Municipal corporations. Fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu, he welcomes the opportunity to provide exceptional customer service in all of these languages.

Rob Pearlstone


+1 (519) 722-2513


Rob is the knowledgeable Realtor clients choose for his expertise, transparency, and willingness to listen.

Through his 20+ years in real estate, Rob’s clients have often remarked that his patience, honesty and ability to truly understand their needs are proof of his committment as a Realtor. His warm personality and wealth of knowledge and instantly put them at ease. 

Rob graduated from York University with a degree in Sociology, and later a Post Graduate Degree in Human Resource Management. His career in sales and marketing began in 1997, when an introduction to the idea of property investment launched his real estate career.

Kate Schooley

Communication & Administration

+1 (519) 579-4110

Kate is a former freelance writer and television producer who found her balance juggling marketing, administration and events for the GoingHome Team.

Kate began her career as Supervising Producer at an independent television production company in Toronto. She wrote and produced a variety of travel and lifestyle series for CanWest Global, Outdoor Life and others, the most prolific of which took her on location across the US, Canada and into Europe.

Nearly a decade later, the rigours of travel television gave way to the more predictable lifestyle of a freelance writer, as Kate filled her roster with projects for national corporate clients and a number of area school boards.

These days, Kate manages communications and administration for the team. She has been a driving force behind the “Stuff the Hummer” Campaign, which this year is set to surpass the milestone of 200,000 emergency meals raised for the Food Bank of Waterloo Region.

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