About Barry Lebow
Barry Lebow started in real estate in 1968 and, with over 50 years’ experience, has evolved into one of Canada’s most recognized real estate professionals. Barry has earned sixteen recognized real estate designations and is or has been a member of 20 real estate organizations.
A Top Real Estate Agent in Toronto
Barry is one of the most versatile real estate professionals, with extensive experience in:
⇨ Real Estate Education: Speaker, Author & Educator
Speaker, Author & Educator
Barry Lebow is a popular guest speaker and instructor who has appeared before real estate and legal audiences across Canada, the United States, Mexico. Panama and the Caribbean. Barry is a featured real estate columnist and his articles circulate across Canada and around the world.
Barry is a highly sought real estate educator and speaker. He has appeared on expert panels or as a keynote speaker for groups from CMHC, the Law Society of Upper Canada, BILD, REIC, and many others. He is the author of various real estate programs that are approved for agent continuing education and is the founder of the Accredited Senior Agent (ASA) professional designation program for Canadian REALTORS®.
Barry’s Credentials & Training
⇨ Former national director of the REIC
⇨ Former national director of CNAREA
⇨ Launched the Accredited Senior Agent (ASA) designation program
⇨ Member of the esteemed Master ASA Program dedicated to serving seniors and their families
⇨ Toronto Real Estate Board Member
⇨ Expert witness in agency litigation and real estate trials in court
⇨ Brokerage & Mortgage Brokerage
Real Estate Litigation
Barry’s extensive background in real estate litigation has qualified him as an expert witness in over 500 court proceedings plus hearings and arbitrations. Lebow reports have been accepted by courts in many countries, from America to China, from Israel to New Zealand.
Real Estate Stigma
Barry has appraised more than 1,000 UFFI impacted properties during the 1980s and testified in about 80 UFFI cases. Today, his work with depreciation litigation and real estate stigma has included murders, suicides, termites, insulation, grow houses, contamination. He has been the lead expert in various class action lawsuits inclusive of a major case where an entire town has been contaminated by decades of chemical spill.
Barry is a community leader who has continually been raising money or volunteering for various charities or community groups. He sits as a real estate advisor on two non-profit housing boards and supports many charities.
Barry has two adult children and two grandchildren whom he dotes on.