Larry Purchase has been licensed as a Real Estate sales practitioner since 1986 and as a Broker since 1996. Prior to entering the Real Estate Brokerage profession on a full time basis Larry spent approximately 13 1/2 years as a Bay Street Corporate and Commercial Real Estate lending specialist. During his banking career Larry financed projects for many of North Americas largest Real Estate Developers, Builders and Investors. Larry embarked on a full time real estate sales/brokerage carreer in late 1995 and quickly rose to become a top producing agent in a global real estate network comprised of over 800 affiliate offices and 9,000 sales associates world wide.
Larry has been the recipient of numerous Local, National and International sales awards including; Chairman's Club, Top 100 in Canada, Top 3% Toronto Region, President's Club, Platinum Club, Emerald Club, Master Sales (RL) & President's Gold -RL (2006)
Larry is actively involved in organized Real Estate currently (2012 - 2013) as PastChair - Executive Council Commercial Division while also serving on the Finance Committee. Larry was as Director on - TREB Board of Directors from 2010 to 2012. In previous years Larry served on the Finance/Audit Committee of the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) and also sat on the The Arbitartion and Professional Standards Steering Committee (TREB). Over the years Larry has provided his time and energies to various other committees and sub-committees at the Toronto Real Estate Board including: Vice-Chair of the Professional Standards Complaint Review Committee (2004 - 2006), Arbitration/Professional Standards sub-committee, Professional Standards, Ethics, RECO/Commercial Council Liasion sub-committee (Chair 2008-09), Commercial Education Sub-committee, Commercial Projects Sub-Committee.
In early 2010 Larry was featured in HGTV's new reality series, Agent vs. Agent. The series pitted two top notch Toronto Realtors in a head-to-head competition for one buyer, with the goal of finding that buyer(s) his/her dream home in record time. Larry won both his episodes!
Academically Larry is a graduate of the Acadia University David L Meisner School of Business and is also an accredited Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers.
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