Leon Klaiman | Broker

A Distinguished Market Leader

Founded by Ronni Fingold in 1985, Forest Hill Real Estate Inc. has specialized in the sale of prestigious homes, luxury condominiums, commercial real estate, country properties, estates, building lots and industrial properties for over 30 years. As a result, Forest Hill trades in over $3 billion dollars’ worth of real estate transactions annually. 

Forest Hill Real Estate is a leader in the Canadian real estate market boasting nearly 40 offices and over 900 real estate professionals. Forest Hill prides itself on its rich history, reputation of integrity, customer service and market expertise. 

The company’s in-depth understanding of the changing marketplace and the subtle nuances of completing a real estate transaction are the fundamental principles behind Forest Hill’s success. Forest Hill knows the neighbourhoods, the marketplace and the art of negotiation and how to satisfy buyers and sellers alike, with a professional, personal and informed approval.

Internal Communication for Our Growing Brokerage

Forest Hill Realtors® are in constant communication between branches and colleagues, receiving frequent updates through our internal systems. We are committed to nurturing our incredible infrastructure to create a truly fantastic corporate culture.

Weekly Office Interface
Collective engagement from our entire team is key to the success of our real estate professionals. Throughout the company, Realtors® convene to meet leaders in associated industries, learn about the newest innovations and hone their skills.

Market Update
All Realtors® benefit from a monthly newsletter published by our professional association, with helpful insights into Toronto’s unique market. Together with our roster of Realtors®, Forest Hill has cultivated an in-depth knowledge of economic conditions that affect the real estate world.

Broker Bay
Broker Bay is an important component of our robust and engaging online presence. This unique online interface allows a select number of luxury brokerages in Toronto to view and share Exclusive Listings, Coming-Soon Listings, and Assignment Sales, not available elsewhere.

National Post

The world renowned and widely read newspaper, National Post, features a weekly Forest Hill Real Estate full page advertisement section in the Saturday Post Homes. National Post readers are professional, educated and affluent, occupying top positions in business. Additionally, 69% of National Post readers exclusively read the post, without turning to other publications.

Post City Magazine

Over the past 25 years, Post City has been committed to producing unique, high-quality community magazines that report on the news, real estate and lifestyles of Toronto’s finest areas. The numerous magazines in the Post group are delivered straight into the mailboxes of Toronto’s most sought-after markets. Each month 175,000 copies of the magazine are delivered to Toronto’s most exclusive enclaves for a total of almost 2 million copies delivered each year. Forest Hill recognizes Post City as an important marketing tool, and produces advertisements each month in the Post City Magazine.

Epoch Times

Forest Hill is proud to present a large advertisement in the Epoch Times each month. Published in 21 languages and 35 countries, Epoch Times provides well-sourced stories through original Chinese-language reporting. Freedom of the press and humanity are the foundation of Epoch Times, providing uncensored news to a people immersed in propaganda and censorship in China.

In 2014, Forest Hill Real Estate became the exclusive representative for Leverage Global Partners, a unique network that aligns the most prestigious independent luxury real estate firms around the world. With one exclusive member per community, Leverage Global Partners has created a unique global network of professionals that serve the relocation and real estate portfolio needs of their clients, nationally and internationally.

Exclusive Promotion Through the Award-Winning Website

Visitors conduct a location-based search for Ontario, Canada and are then directed to the Leverage landing page for Forest Hill Real Estate, the exclusive Partner firm. In just one click from the Leverage landing page, visitors are directed to our company website where all details of your property are available to view. There are select opportunities for properties to be featured directly on the Leverage website.

Social Media Expertise

With a robust digital strategy, Leverage tactfully promotes luxury properties to an audience of more than 37,000 followers on multiple social media channels. There are select opportunities for properties to be featured in Leverage social and editorial promotions.

Global Exposure Through Local Market Expert

The Leverage Network covers more than 163 national and international markets and is comprised of 295 offices with more than 5,700 vetted Brokers and Realtors®, representing qualified Buyers all over the world. The combined sales volume of Leverage Partner firms exceeds $27 billion annually.

Network Connections

According to the National Association of Realtors®, 88% of home Buyers purchased their home through a real estate Broker. In order to reach out-of-area home Buyers, it is critical to have the most agile international network at your disposal.

With Leverage, your property is marketed with the most innovative strategies in real estate today.

When it comes to bringing your home to market, it is invaluable to have the strongest and most agile international network at your disposal. As a partner in Leverage, your Realtor® has access to multiple avenues through which your property’s profile can be maximized. Not only is Leverage the fastest growing network of independent luxury real estate firms in the world, it is the most innovative. With the most robust digital strategy in the industry, we are able to tactfully promote properties like yours on dominant outlets such as Facebook, Twitter and instagram and with proprietary tools like Leverage Lookbook and our referral net­work “Just Ask”, we cover all touch points for luxury Buyers and Sellers. Welcome to the fastest-growing network of independent real estate firms in the world, where Brokers and their clients connect with success.

For over a decade, Forest Hill Real Estate has been building a strong relationship with the world-renowned Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate. A worldwide collection of top brokers representing the finest luxury properties across the globe, Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate has been leading the real estate industry since 1986. This hand-selected group of more than 130,000 professionals with properties in more than 70 countries collectively sells over $300 billion of real estate annually, making it the most elite and comprehensive luxury real estate network in the world.

Known in the industry since 1986, Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate is a professional collective of the finest residential real estate firms around the world, offering access to multi-million dollar properties internationally. To be eligible for membership, firms and brokers must list and sell in the top 10 percent of their market and demonstrate expertise in the marketing and sale of luxury properties.

Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate’s global network is showcased on LuxuryRealEstate.com, which remains the #1 portal for luxury properties on the web and has more $1,000,000+ content than any near-peer. The company has been recognized as a leader in the industry by Forbes, The Webby Awards, Web Marketing Association, Maggie Awards, ADDY Awards, the Inc. 5000 List, and more.