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Meet Don Kassa

If you are interested in real estate in the North Okanagan area and want efficient, knowledgeable service and a good time with your real estate needs contact Don Kassa. Licensed since graduating from the University of British Columbia with a business degree in 1975. Don services all areas of Real Estate. Whether your interests are residential, industrial, commercial, development sites, lots, acreages, lakeshore, ski area properties or businesses we can help.

Don and his family are well known in the Vernon area and enjoy the Okanagan lifestyle to the fullest and are very happy to introduce you to the fun that the Okanagan Lakes provide in the summer and a world class ski area experience at nearby Silver Star Mountain Resort for your winter getaway.

Don’s family were original investors in Silver Star Mountain in 1958. Don and Peggy live at Silver Star in the winter. They are very involved in the Silver Star community and Peggy wife teaches downhill skiing, cross country and snowboarding. Don and his family are well known in the Vernon area. Decades of dedicated service have earned Don a loyal following. Successful service thru the peaks and valleys of the real estate business have provided Don the experience to help you with all your real estate needs in any sort of market conditions. Don and his Silver Star partner Priscilla Sookarow have a RE/MAX office at Silver Star Mountain and list and sell the majority of the properties at Silver Star. See their web site at www.silverstarproperties.ca

Don’s commitment to his clients and the real estate industry over the years shows:

  • Top producer in Vernon Block Bros office for 9 years in a row
  • Honoured as Best in Okanagan in 2001 by Okanagan Life Magazine
  • RE/MAX Platinum membership – highest single year achievement
  • RE/MAX Chairman’s membership – awarded to the top echelon of RE/MAX Realtors
  • RE/MAX Diamond Team award – awarded to the very highest producers of RE/MAX Realtors
  • RE/MAX Hall of Fame
  • 2011 Realtors Care Award, North Okanagan recipient
  • Chairman of the Commercial division of the Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board for 2013

* Additional service areas are: Armstrong; Lumby; Silver Star Mountain; Enderby; Lake Country.

The office is RE/MAX VERNON located at 5603 27 Street, Vernon, BC V1T 8Z5 Canada

Don is proud to be a part of the RE/MAX family worldwide! RE/MAX is in 100 countries and territories, with 7,459 offices and over 113,000 sales people.


Meet Ryan Danchuk

Licensed Associate

Ryan joined Don Kassa in April of 2003 after a career in the ski industry. Born and raised in Vernon and up at Silver Star he has been lucky enough to experience both the winter powder and the hot sunny days on Okanagan Lake. Ryan has been a licenced Realtor since 2005 and since then he has continued to enjoy the valley lifestyle and his career with Don at RE/MAX Vernon. Ryan has 2 young daughters with his wife Rebekah who is also born and raised in Vernon. They both have plenty of contacts through out the Valley and have assisted many of their friends buying and selling Real Estate. Ryan is an avid backcountry skier and snowmobiler in the winter and you will find him on the lake almost every sunny day enjoying the boat wakesurfing and wakeboarding with friends and family.

Meet Tracie Gobelle

Team Assistant

Tracie Gobelle joined the Don Kassa Team in August 2016, after a nearly decade long career with RE/MAX as first a Realtor, then a conveyancer, and finally office administrator and client care specialist. She has been involved in real estate transactions from all aspects and brings the experience to facilitate the smoothest transaction from beginning to end.

Tracie has made her home in Lumby since moving there from Missoula, Montana with her large family in 1967. When not at work, Tracie spends as much of her time as possible with her two 20-something sons, going for drives and drinking Tim Horton’s. Her hobbies include reading, gardening, cooking, cars, Dungeons & Dragons, and a host of other nerdy pastimes.