The PSR Digital Handshake: Meet Joshua Bennett

Name: Joshua P. Bennett

Known Nicknames: J or Bennett

I am: I am a Son, a Brother, an Uncle. I am everything Football (Soccer) related. I live and breathe football it has been in my DNA since birth! I am Arsenal fan through and through

Neighbourhood of Residence: Carpenter (Hamilton)

Previous Professional Life: Professional Soccer Player

Getting to know Joshua in ten questions:

  1. What made you decide to get into real estate?

First, my father played a significant role with my transition into real estate. Second, I have always had an interest in real estate and architecture. Helping my father over the years with his upholstery business it has exposed me to some unique properties. Some very luxurious and custom-built homes, it had me hooked!

  1. Where would we find you on a Friday night in Toronto?

On a Friday night in Toronto, you could find me at Lavelle on the rooftop enjoying the vibrant atmosphere

  1. Most embarrassing real-estate moment:

My most embarrassing moment thus far would be trying to open a lockbox that is letter coded rather than simple numbers. It brought me back to the High school locker days! I am sure many more embarrassing moments to come!

  1. Who stands out to you / do you most admire in the business world right now?

In Real estate I would say/ I admire my father the most, he owns and runs an established Upholstery business for over 35 years.

  1. What is the career philosophy / mantra / inspirational quote that gets you through tougher days?

Dream big, believe in your vision and don’t let anyone tell you, it can’t be done! Patience is virtuous.

  1. What is your theme song?

Oh that is a tough one, If I had to pick one it would be Notorious BIG: Juicy

  1. Describe your dream home in three words.

Modern, custom-built, secluded

  1. Where do you see yourself in five years?

I would like to open up my own brokerage

  1. When you’re not wheeling + dealing real estate, what can we find you doing?

You can either find me playing Football (Soccer) or Traveling somewhere I haven’t been!

  1. Highlight of 2018 so far:
  • Becoming a PSR agent
  • Getting accepted into Business School at DeGroote School of Business- MBA Candidate
  • Crossing Switzerland of my list of countries to visit