If you want to get a grip on Ontario’s real estate marketplace, consider following a few experts on Twitter. To help here are 18 Ontario real estate agents on Twitter whose social media feeds are filled with insight and inspiration about Ontario’s property marketplace.
1. Leslie Benczik – @LeslieBenczik
Leslie Benczik is a real estate broker based in Markham, Ontario. He has over 20 years’ experience with selling and buying homes and his Twitter includes lots of useful information about open houses and real estate in Markham. He also posts regular market updates about Markham, including information from the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), which helps followers to get a better appreciation of what is happening in the city and with the area’s real estate marketplace.
2. Amjad Real Estate – @MyHomeCanada
Amjad is a Greater Toronto Area Realtor with a focus on Mississauga, Milton and Brampton properties. Recently, his Twitter feed has highlighted a great deal of news from Pakistan. Keep this in mind if you intend to follow him for updates on properties to buy and sell in the west end.
3. Deb Rhodes – @CKHomes4Sale
Deb Rhodes is an experienced, professional Realtor based in Chatham-Kent, Ontario. She has been buying and selling homes in the area for over 25 years and her Twitter feed is filled with useful real estate posts, such as tips for first-time buyers.
4. Toronto Real Estate – @Realtor_kush
Kush Gupta is Realtor based in Mississauga, Ontario, and his Twitter feed includes Ontario real estate news and stunning properties for sale. Kush is a very active agent and his Twitter feed is filled with Canadian, Ontario and Greater Toronto Area real estate news that could impact buyers and sellers.
5. Joanne Goneau – @JoanneGoneau
Joanne Goneau is a popular real estate broker. She has been helping home buyers and sellers in the Ottawa area for over 26 years. Her Twitter feed includes lots of virtual tours, which is great for anyone who loves a glimpse behind the front door of current Ottawa area listings.
6. Sam McDadi – @McDadi
Sam McDadi is a real estate agent in Mississauga, and his Twitter feed is filled with motivational quotes and tips for those actively engaged in the buying and selling process. McDadi is active on Twitter—he opened his account in January 2011—but he spends a great deal of time on his Instagram account, as well.
7. Amy Flowers – @AmyFlowersTeam
Amy Flowers is the principal Realtor behind the Amy Flowers Team. The team recently ranked in the top 1% of real estate agents in Canada! Their Twitter feed is filled with open house listings in the Milton area as well as a few amusing images (mostly taken from Instagram).
8. Raymond Chin – @rayrealestate
Raymond Chin is based in Ottawa, Ontario, and his feed is filled with house listings, stunning and inspirational homes as well as lots of tasty recipe ideas. (We think that’s a great combination!) He doesn’t specialize in just residential, so you may also find information or listings for commercial, international as well as investment properties.
9. Christine Hauschild – @hauscch
Christine Hauschild is in the top 1% of realtors for Royal LePage in Ottawa. Her Twitter feed is filled with team pics along with various for-sale listings in the Ottawa area.
10. Royal LePage Team – @RLPTeam
This is a great Twitter feed to follow if you’re into news, tips and studies about Ottawa’s real estate market. On any given day, there are links to studies—such as Amazon’s impact on a city’s rent and housing prices—as well as polls and tips for getting in and out of the property market.
11. Peggy Hill Team – @PegHillRealtor
Realtor Peggy Hill put together her team almost a decade ago. Based out of Barrie, Ontario, this hard-working Realtor includes information about current listings as well as inspirational pictures and tips about home buying, selling and ownership.
12. Brad Bird – @TeamBradBird
Kawartha Lakes, Ontario
Brad Bird specializes in buying and selling homes in the picturesque Kawartha Lakes area of Ontario. Since the area is known as a destination spot—people shop for cottages and retirement homes here—Brad often includes pictures and descriptions of current properties for sale. In addition to this, you may get to know a bit more about Brad and his family, which includes two boys and a lot of love for that good ol’ hockey game.
13. Shawn Zigelstein – @TeamZold
York Region, Ontario
Shawn Ziglestein is a Realtor with the largest real estate brokerage in the York region. He tweets useful housing advice and includes information on properties that are currently for sale in the York Region, which includes Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Aurora, Newmarket and Markham.
14. JN Asensio Realty – @JNAsensioRealty
JN Asensio Realty is a brokerage in Brampton, Ontario. The team regularly tweets out property listings that are currently available in the area as well as local Brampton news and events. Better still, the JN Asensio Realty Twitter account includes an adorable picture of mason jars filled with red candy hearts with craft paper labels. The craft tags read “I ♥ JN.” How cute is that??
15. Raquel Blackwell – @RBlackwellRE
Raquel Blackwell has worked in real estate for over 23 years and specializes in selling homes in the Cambridge, Ontario area. While she certainly includes current listing and open houses, she’s also on top of local news as well as including information about her passions (which include snowmobiling, dogs and travelling). as local news about the area.
16. Silvana Bezina – @SILVANA_BEZINA
Silvana Bezina is the No. 1 broker in Georgetown and Halton Hills. Her Twitter feed is perfect for those actively looking to buy in the area, as she offers links to virtual tours.
17. Daniella Aitken – @DaniellaAitken
Daniella Aitken is a real estate sales agent who specializes in residential properties in Burlington, Oakville and Hamilton, Ontario. What makes her Twitter feed so great is that she loves to share news about the overall real estate marketplace, as well as insight into rules and regulations that could impact buyers and sellers. Plus, she’s on top of issues that could impact current homeowners, such as how the new mortgage stress-test will impact those who need to refinance their mortgage. For anyone interested in a great feed of smart real estate news, check out Century 21 agent, Daniella Aitken.
18. Patricia Begley – @teambegley
Patricia Begley is a real estate broker with Re/Max Rouge River Realty Brokerage. She describes herself as a workaholic, and most of her tweets revolve around active listings and open houses in the Durham area.
Please read our brief methodology, to learn how we compiled our top 18 Ontario real estate agents to follow on Twitter. If you’re searching for real estate in Ontario, browse home listings on Zolo.ca in popular Ontario markets including Toronto, Brampton and more.