Larry Purchase has been licensed as a Real Estate sales practitioner since 1986 and as a Broker since 1996. Prior to entering the RealEstate 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 America's largest Real Estate Developers, Builders, and Investors. Larry embarked on a full-time real estate sales/brokerage career in late 1995 and quickly rose to become a top producing agent in a global real estate network comprised of over 800affiliate offices and 9,000 sales associates worldwide. Larry has been the recipient of numerous Local, National and International sales awards including; Chairman's Club, Top 100 in Canada, Top 3% TorontoRegion, 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 Past Chair -Executive Council CommercialDivision while also serving on the Finance Committee. Larry was Director on - TREB Board of Directors from 2010 to2012. In the previous years, Larry served on the Finance/AuditCommittee of the Ontario RealEstate Association (OREA) and also sat on The Arbitartionand Professional StandardsSteering Committee (TREB). Over the years Larry has provided his time and energies to various other committees and sub-committees at the TorontoReal Estate Board including: Vice-Chair of the Professional StandardsComplaint ReviewCommittee (2004 - 2006), Arbitration/Professional Standards sub-committee, Professional Standards, Ethics, RECO/Commercial Council Liasionsub-committee (Chair2008-09), CommercialEducation 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 TorontoRealtors 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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