Chestnut Park Real Estate Ltd, Brokerage
Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage.
1300 Yonge Street, Suite 100 Toronto, Ontario M4T 1X3
416-925-9191 | 416-561-3114

Helen Braithwaite

Helen Braithwraite - Sales RepresentativeHelen has 15 years of experience as a real estate representative. She began her real estate career with Royal LePage Real Estate Services Ltd. Johnston and Daniel Division Brokerage, where she developed strong skills and acquired industry knowledge through both experience and continued coursework. She obtained the Dynamic Agent® certification from Royal LePage and also holds the following certifications and awards:

  • Accredited Buyer Representative ABR®
  • Seller Representation Specialist SRS®
  • Senior Real Estate Specialist SRES®
  • Certified Negotiation Expert CNE®
  • Christie’s International Real Estate Luxury Specialist
  • Institute of Luxury Home Real Estate CLHMS® designation
  • 2016 Director’s Award
  • 2017-2020 Chairman’s Award

Helen continues to take courses to enhance her skills in real estate transactions. Her love of architecture and knowledge of design are very useful when looking for properties to buy, and her deep connections within the real estate industry make her aware of properties that are not on MLS.  She joined the Chestnut Park Real Estate team in May 2016, to better serve her client base.

Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited is an innovative brokerage that offers unparalleled marketing exposure in terms of social media, print and online ads, public relations and media. Chestnut Park is also affiliated with Christie’s International Real Estate, which provides a global sales network for properties to 85 countries and 1500 brokerages. Chestnut Park management keeps the sales team informed with weekly market update meetings to ensure all members are in touch with current market conditions throughout the GTA, Ontario, Canada and the US.

Helen collaborates with the Chestnut Park marketing department and an external marketing company to creatively present properties. Each house is unique and she works to find the best strategy to showcase each property.  In addition to her website,, you can follow her blog, HB Homes and Trends, which offers tips on décor, market updates and other interesting Toronto diversions.  Helen is also active on Twitter (@HBrealestate), LinkedIn and Facebook (HB Real Estate Toronto).

As a Certified Negotiation Expert with thorough knowledge of market conditions, Helen is able to achieve excellent results in real estate transactions whether buying or selling a property. Her years of experience, professionalism and attention to detail ensure that each listing agreement, lease agreement, offer to purchase or offer to lease are precisely prepared and executed.

Her team enjoys their annual 12 days of giving during December every year where we donate to 12 local charities each year. Camp Oochigeas,  Minds over Miles, Coveted Canines and Oceana are just a few that she is proud to support!

Michelle Phillips

Michelle has been involved in Real Estate for 5 years. She graduated from Queen’s University with an Honours Science degree, specializing in Geography. Upon graduating, Michelle began working as a customer service representative at Tridel, the largest builder of condominiums in the Toronto area, where she gained significant knowledge of condominium construction and design. She assisted purchasers with the entire process from construction to occupancy in various Tridel buildings, including the Sherwood at Huntington.

Michelle has a passion for design and is currently attaining her Advanced AutoCAD certificate for design and drafting. She will have the ability to create and read floor plans and layouts, an asset when working with clients in real estate.

Michelle is very driven, and is known to push her limits with running, fitness, basketball and waterskiing. This approach will inform her work with clients as she will always be driven to do her best for them in any real estate transaction.

Michelle holds the following certifications and awards:

  • 2020-2021 President’s Award