McCarthy Team

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Our Story

Get to Know Our Broker of Record

Marg McCarthy is the broker of record for Marg McCarthy Real Estate in Shelburne, ON. She grew up and lived most of her life in Dufferin County. Because of this, she is very familiar with the towns and rural areas of the location. Currently, Marg is living with her husband, Steve, in Melancthon Township. Marg and Steve once owned a 32 Acre Hobby farm.Marg has more than 30 years of experience running her small business. From all those years, she brings a wealth of knowledge in many areas of business. Sales and marketing are the focus of her business, and her insights are sure to benefit your home purchase or sale.Her involvement in the real estate business started with her many personal investments in properties. She also had a cottage rental business in the Parry Sound area. Because of all her experience investing in real estate, she was able to successfully guide Marg McCarthy Real Estate to where it is now.Marg has many contacts throughout Dufferin County, spreading across Canada. Her commercial contacts have proven a successful mix with the real estate world.

Why Work With Us

We are dedicated to each client and their needs. Our team understands the importance of a property purchase or sale and the stress it can bring. We will work hard in ensuring you get the marketing and exposure you will need for a successful sale. In addition, we will strive diligently to find the right property if you want to purchase one.We can help you accomplish what needs to be done. Our connections with local contractors, service agents, lawyers, and other professionals can be used to your advantage, especially if you are a new resident of the area.Thank you for considering us to handle your real estate needs. We will make sure that you will not regret choosing us!

Marg McCarthy, Broker of Record | Meg Schaefer, Broker/Operations Coordinator

Meet the Office Team

Marg McCarthy

Broker of Record 

About Marg
As a dedicated real estate professional, Marg believes in personalized service and solid communication. Marg is 100% dedicated to getting our clients’ properties sold for the highest sale price possible. We will provide you with the most comprehensive real estate service available, guiding you through the sale of your home with ease.

Meg Schaefer

Broker/Operations Coordinator

About Meg
With experience in social media and all things “internet”, Megan brings her online talents to the McCarthy team’s website and social media pages. Creative with graphics and copy Megan maintains our online presence. She has a knack for technology so she is the one who puts our systems in place and is in charge of training.

Anita Bentley

Administrative Assistant

About Anita
Anita is originally from New Brunswick but has lived in Shelburne for over 16 years! She is fluent in French and is a past volunteer with the local Air Cadets! Anita is Hardworking, dedicated and loyal and is here to support the whole team in successful buying and selling!

Marg McCarthy Real Estate

Our Mission Is to POSITIVELY impact each and every interaction.

We BELIEVE in HONESTY. Facts are facts.
We BELIEVE in INTEGRITY. Be real and be true to yourself. 
We BELIEVE in HUMILITY. Confidence not arrogance.
We BELIEVE in GROWTH & KNOWLEDGE. Lifelong learning.
We BELIEVE in STRIVING FOR EXCELLENCE. Become better everyday.
We BELIEVE in PROFESSIONALISM. Experience and Expertise.
We BELIEVE in MEANINGFUL IMPACT. Make a difference.
We BELIEVE in TEAMWORK. We are better together!
We BELIEVE in INSPIRATION. Dream big and be BOLD.
We BELIEVE in BEING HAPPY. Happiness is a choice.
Improving Lives Everyday

Meet the Sales Team

Marg McCarthy

Broker of Record 

About Marg

Marg has over 30 years of experience running her own businesses, which has given her a wealth of knowledge across various aspects of business. She specializes in sales and marketing and believes that she can offer valuable insights to anyone looking to buy or sell a home.

When Marg first got involved in real estate, it was through personal investments in properties and a cottage rental business in the Parry Sound area. Her extensive experience in real estate investments has allowed her to guide McCarthy Realty to its current success.

Katie Prince

Sales Representative

About Katie
Bubbly and confident, Katie’s attention to detail and organizational skills are an asset to all of her clients. Katie loves meeting new people and helping them find the perfect place to call home.

Rafia Tanveer

Sales Representative

About Rafia

Rafia Tanveer is a local “Allistonian” and brings a great attitude and desire to help people out. Rafia LOVES meeting new clients and learning about their real estate hopes & dreams. Rafia grew up in Brampton but has lived in Shelburne and now Alliston for the last year. She is fluent in both Urdu & Hindi languages and has a good understanding of Punjabi as well. She enjoys cooking, drawing and painting in her free time.

Meg Schaefer


About Meg

Meg Schaefer is born and raised in Dufferin County. She brings to the Team a passion for the rural areas surrounding Shelburne and strives to help clients with all their real estate needs. Meg is a mother of 2 so appreciates the needs of a family or those looking to find a property to grow with.

Ryan Latorre

Sales Representative

About Ryan

Meet Ryan Latorre, a valued member of the McCarthy Realty Team, dedicated to making a positive impact in every interaction. With a warm smile and genuine enthusiasm, Ryan revolutionizes your real estate experience. His mission is to guide you with care, ensuring success while leaving a lasting positive impression. Trust Ryan to navigate the market with your best interests at heart, creating an exceptional journey tailored to your needs. Experience the difference of McCarthy Realty, where positivity and remarkable results merge seamlessly. Connect with Ryan today for an elevated real estate experience.

Ali McColl

Sales Representative

About Ali

Ali McColl, a Sales Representative at McCarthy Realty, is passionate about guiding clients through one of life’s most significant milestones. Her dedication to helping families find their safe space is rooted in her own experience as a mother of three. Ali values the supportive and experienced McCarthy Team, believing in the power of community, integrity, and knowledge to deliver unparalleled service. She embraces the joys and challenges of real estate transactions, aiming to bring light and growth to her clients’ lives, crafting personalized plans to meet their unique needs.

Why An Independent Brokerage?

In the ever-evolving landscape of real estate, the choice between an independent brokerage and a franchise brokerage holds significant implications for both real estate professionals and their clients. McCarthy Realty firmly believes that the path of independence offers unparalleled advantages, setting it apart from the conventional franchise model. One key facet that distinguishes McCarthy Realty is its ownership, operation, and local agent composition, which collectively contribute to a dynamic, client-focused, and community-driven real estate experience.

Local Expertise and Knowledge:

At McCarthy Realty, we take immense pride in being deeply ingrained in the local community. Our agents are not only experienced professionals but also local residents who possess an intimate understanding of the neighbourhoods, market trends, and unique intricacies that shape the real estate landscape. This local expertise allows us to provide our clients with personalized insights and guidance that extend beyond mere transactional interactions. When clients choose McCarthy Realty, they gain access to a wealth of local knowledge that empowers them to make informed decisions about their real estate ventures.

Client-Centric Approach:

McCarthy Realty’s independence fosters a culture centered around clients’ needs and aspirations. Without the constraints of a franchise’s predetermined protocols, we have the liberty to prioritize individualized client experiences. Every interaction is infused with a genuine commitment to understanding our clients’ goals, and our agents have the latitude to tailor their services accordingly. This personalized approach creates lasting relationships built on trust, transparency, and the unwavering dedication to achieving clients’ real estate dreams.

Ownership and Accountability:

One of McCarthy Realty’s most distinguishing features is its ownership structure. As an independent brokerage, we are not tied to distant corporate entities or shareholders. Instead, our leadership team is deeply invested in the success of the local community, as they themselves are part of it. This sense of ownership translates into a higher level of accountability, where every decision and action taken by McCarthy Realty is grounded in a commitment to serving the best interests of our clients and community.

Community Integration:

McCarthy Realty’s agents are not just professionals – they are neighbors, friends, and active community members. We take pride in our role as local ambassadors, contributing to the well-being of the areas we serve. Our commitment to community integration extends beyond the realm of real estate transactions, as we engage in philanthropic initiatives, sponsor local events, and collaborate with other local businesses. This deep-rooted involvement fosters a sense of belonging that transcends the transactional nature of real estate, making McCarthy Realty an integral part of the community fabric.

While franchise brokerages have their merits, McCarthy Realty’s unwavering belief in the power of independence propels us to stand apart. Our local ownership, operation, and agent composition create a synergistic blend of local expertise, flexibility, accountability, and community integration that elevates the real estate experience for our clients. By choosing McCarthy Realty, clients are not merely engaging with a brokerage – they are becoming part of a vibrant, client-centric, and community-driven journey toward achieving their real estate aspirations.

Our Office

110 Centennial Rd, Shelburne ON L9V 2Z4