About the Author, Barry Lebow.

Barry Lebow, (Lebow is pronounced Leebow) Starting in 1968 as a Realtor, Barry Lebow has evolved into one of Canada’s most recognized real estate professionals. His articles circulate across Canada, the United States and around the world. As a popular guest speaker and instructor he has appeared before real estate and legal audiences across Canada, the United States and Mexico.


Barry is one of the most versatile of all real estate professionals, given his demonstrated experience in areas including real estate evaluation, brokerage, construction and renovation, mediation, arbitration, mortgage brokerage and of course, his passion - education. This extensive background has qualified him as an expert witness in over 500 court proceedings plus hearings and arbitrations. An active appraiser, just in the past three years he has appraised more than 30,000 apartment suites in communities throughout Ontario. Barry is also a commercial Realtor and long time Toronto Real Estate Board member. His business activities have taken him across North America many times and for some years he maintained an affiliate Florida office.


Barry Lebow has earned fourteen recognized real estate designations and is a member of 20 North American real estate organizations. He has served as chair, president, or sat on the national boards of various professional associations. He was a former national director of the Real Estate Institute of Canada, of the Canadian National Association of Real Estate Appraisers and was president of the Society of Senior Mortgage Counsellors.


In 2008, he founded the Society of Senior Agents and launched the new Accredited Senior Agent designation program for Realtors across Canada.


Barry is also a community leader who has continually been active raising money or volunteering for various charities or community groups. He has received many awards and citations for his community work and he sits as an advisor to two non-profit housing complexes and for a new Alzheimer residence being developed.


For more information on Barry, just type Barry Lebow in Google or any search engine or his website, www.Negotiator.ca.