About Chip Barkel

Chip BarkelHome is more than a house made from bricks and mortar, room sizes and paint colours, more than number of bedrooms and bathrooms. Home is how and where you want to style your life. It’s about you, your hopes and dreams. It’s the feeling you get when you first walk through the door, turn the lock, and kick off your shoes. It’s the feeling you have when you drive into your driveway after a long trip, and shift the car into PARK. You’re home.

Buying or selling your home is one of the biggest investment decisions you will make. I see my career in Real Estate as a facilitator and resource to help you find and acquire your dream home, or sell your property for the best price possible. Toronto is a very fast-paced real estate market. I care about my clients and the decisions they make. Let me help you simplify and navigate that process. My goal is extraordinary service and top results for each and every client.

I hold the MCNE (Master Certified Negotiation Expert) and SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist) designations. I am a committee member of the Young Professionals Network (YPN) at the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB).

I have lived in Toronto for many years, in downtown Toronto, Toronto East, and Willowdale, adjacent to Bayview Village, in what was once the City of North York. I have always given back to my community, through several years of volunteer work at a hospice, facilitating grief workshops, chairing fundraising events, and coordinating social media for Parkview Neighbourhood Garden.

To me, being a REALTOR® means more than selling homes. It’s about a relationship based on trust, integrity, knowledge, and expertise.

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Chip Barkel_chop  I am a member of AREAA – Asian Real Estate Association of America AREAA-1


About Chestnut Park


A Strong Team

Chestnut Park is one of the leading real estate brokerages in Toronto, representing both buyers and sellers since 1990, with a strong team of real estate professionals in Toronto, Colliingwood, Muskoka, and Prince Edward County.

As an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, and as one of Ontario’s leading luxury real estate companies, along with Chestnut Park, you know you’ll be working with seasoned, top real estate agents who are the best at what they do.

Chestnut Park has made it its mission to provide every client with the most customized service in the industry.

Christie’s International Real Estate

Drawing upon the success as one of the world’s oldest art auction houses, Christie’s implemented an innovative real estate venture in 1995. The marketing of fine art and high-end real estate proved to be a natural combination, driven by the passion and success of the Christie’s name and the local connections and expertise of highly qualified brokers.

Today, Christie’s International Real Estate commands recognition among discerning buyers and sellers worldwide and is the noted authority on the marketing of high-value properties.


Global Luxury-Home Specialists
Christie’s International Real Estate is the only real estate network dedicated specifically to the marketing of luxury properties. Comprised of brokers who demonstrate success in luxury home sales and excellence in customer service, the network connects buyers and sellers throughout the world.