About the Johnston Team

awards_aboutpg.jpgMeet one of the Top Real Estate Teams in Barrie for the past 17 years*, The Johnston Team. Beyond their exceptional credentials and track record that includes over 2500 successful transactions & 60 years of combined experience, Robert, Karen and Matthew Johnston’s commitment to each client is what helps set them apart. You can trust them to professionally navigate you through every aspect of buying or selling property.

Powerful skills such as negotiating, careful planning, and strategizing the best possible marketing plan allow sellers the assurance that they will receive the highest possible price for their property. When buying, each client receives thorough up-to-date advice about trends in the market place to give them peace of mind that they are purchasing the right home at the right price.

The Johnston Team is proud that repeat and referral business is a large part of their success. They work closely with each client and treat all transactions with equal importance. Attention to their clients, attention to the market and attention to detail take this team from experienced to exceptional.

Robert & Karen Johnston

WE KNOW Lake Simcoe! Not only do we have a combined 60+ years of Real Estate experience, we’ve also lived on the Waterfront in Innisfil for over 15 years!

Robert started his career at A.E.Lepage in Toronto, back in the 70's and has continued his life work in Real Estate. He has achieved Royal Lepage's highest honours, the Life Time Achievement award and the prestigious Lifetime Chairman's Club award. Robert and Matthew are pleased to be an important part of Royal LePage First Contact Realty, a well-established and respected company in Barrie that strives to always be on the cutting edge of new and innovative marketing techniques, employing only the latest in technological advances. Robert was born and raised in Barrie and is a past member of the planning board of the City and has been a member of The Rotary Club of Barrie for over 25 years.

Matthew Johnston

Matthew's real estate career started at the kitchen table learning from a young age as Robert & Karen became the top selling team in Barrie. It was a natural fit as Matthew began selling real estate at the age of 21 years, he was lucky enough to learn from the best! Now with over 15 years of experience, Matthew has become a vital part in the success of The Johnston Team. He now holds his Broker’s license and has a passionate commitment to ongoing education to stay abreast of market trends and up-to-date market information. Matthew utilizes the advanced technology and marketing tools at Royal Lepage First Contact Realty and has catapulted the Johnston Team to the next level with interactive communication for both the client and the consumer.

Being from a younger generation Matthew has implemented the "Social Media" aspect of marketing to ensure The Johnston Team stays ahead of the competition.

.*Based on total number of transactions (list & sell) independently complied from Barrie & District Association or Realtors Inc. 95-12 collectively.