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Ken Welte is a Realtor(r) with Sutton West Coast Realty, servicing Vancouver Island from Victoria  to North Vancouver Island. Duncan, Nanaimo, Parksville, Courtney, Comox, Campbell River and North Vancouver Island Port Hardy, Port McNeil. Ken has been selling Real Estate and consistently one of the top Selling Realtors®. Ken's team of dedicated professionals will look after all the needs for your real estate transaction. Ken understands 100% how important it is to keep his clients happy and stress free.

Ken is a CERC qualified Relocation Professional Realtor® . He is a registerd vendor with BrookField Global Relocation Services. He understands the unique requirements needed for a successful relocation Real Estate transaction.

"I am here to help you with your Military, RCMP, Or Federal Government Relocation. My team understands the unique challenges facing a federal relocation, including time constraints. We will make ourselves available 100% for your needs"


Ken Welte was born in Campbell River on Vancouver Island British Columbia and Ken graduated from Nanaimo Distrist Secondary Highschool. He attended Malaspina College now Vancouver Island University and studied Science and Social Science until he finished his Real Estate course from UBC. Ken has been a professional Realtor® ever since.

One of Ken’s passions is flying. Having been an air cadet , Ken Welte received his private pilot’s license and has never stopped flying. Ken has been a volunteer and Civilian Instructor with the Air Cadet program. He ran the flying program as well as mentored young cadets on career planning and life skills. Ken Welte currently owns a Cessna 172 and flies approximately 100 hours per year.

Another passion of Ken’s is travel; Ken has extensively traveled Europe and Great Britain. His travels have had a genealogical and historical spin to it. He has been fortunate enough to stand in places where his great, great, great, grandparents have been born, as well as locations of marriage. Being an amateur military historian Ken is a member of several military historical associations and lectures at these events. His travels have also involved Canadian European military history. Flying has supported Ken’s travel bug and he has personally flown his plane over most of British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon, Alaska, Washington State and Oregon. He tries to complete one big trip every year. A couple of highlights are flying to Alaska to fly the Alaskan highway to Fort St John. Also another is flying the Trans Canada highway through the Rockies. He thinks nothing of jumping into his plane and flying to places like 100 Mile House just to have breakfast.

Ken Welte loves photography, which is a great compliment to his passion for flying and travel.

Ken funded and ran a program to give underprivileged youth their first jobs. In 2007 as a continuation to his commitment to helping youth he joined the Masonic fraternity and became a Shriner the next year. Finally one of the organizations Ken Welte is most proud to be involved with is “Poco a Poco”, this governor general award winning Charity provides health care and funding for medical education within Guatemala.

In 2010 Ken was recruited to the board of directors for the Liver Foundation of BC and Yukon, as well as a fundraising coordinator for the Nanaimo Air Cadet Squadron.

Ken’s commitment to youth is absolute; he lends financial support to his local high school rugby team as well as local hockey and motocross, to mention a few.

Ken Welte currently works with Sutton Group West Coast Realty and is an expert at marketing and selling commercial, residential and recreational properties throughout British Columbia. Ken lives full time on Vancouver Island in Nanaimo and part time downtown in the West end of Vancouver, with offices in both locations.

A quote from Ken, “You are lucky to have been born and even luckier to still be alive. You have a responsibility to do something meaningful with your life,… Get involved.”

Chairman's Club:  2008  
Double Diamond Club: 2008 2007
100% Club: 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003