Facebook Reveals What Canadian Real Estate Agents Are Into

by Roxana Baiceanu
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Facebook Reveals What Canadian Real Estate Agents Are Into

According to Facebook’s search engine Graph Search almost 100,000 Canadian real estate agents may like US political figures more than they like their own. The president of the United States, Barack Obama, won more Facebook “likes” from Canadian agents than any Canadian politician.

A few days ago we published a cool infographic in which we showed what US real estate agents are into on Facebook — in short, The Facebook Profile of a Real Estate Agent. But now, at your suggestion, we would like to show you how the Canadian version of the infographic would look.

So, with no further ado, here are the results for all 12 categories. What likes do you share from this list?

Top 5 Political Figures

Who comes after Barack Obama? Well, it’s a tough call as we have a gender divide.

Female real estate agents prefer Justin Trudeau, the eldest son of the late former prime minister of Canada, Pierre Trudeau, and currently one of the candidates for the leadership of the Liberal Party, while men go for prime minister Stephen Harper.

Top politicians real estate agents like

Here’s the entire top-5 list:

Women: Barack Obama, Justin Trudeau, Naheed Nenshi, Tim Hudak, and Brian Gallant.

Men: Barack Obama, Stephen Harper, Brad Wall, Michael de Jong, Jack Layton.

Top 5 Books

Looks like male Canadian real estate agents have (at least) another thing in common with fellow US agents, next to their passion for real estate– Napoleon Hill’s book Think and Grow Rich. The book tops both the US and the Canadian lists of books that male real estate agents like.

Women: The Secret, Surviving Your Serengeti, The Kite Runner, Eat Pray Love, and The Seven Levels of Communication: Go from Relationships to Referrals.

Men: Think and Grow Rich, The Secret, Surviving Your Serengeti, The Millionaire Real Estate Agent, and The Seven Levels of Communication: Go from Relationships to Referrals.

Top 5 Sports Team

Unanimous favorite of both male and female agents? Hands down, The Vancouver Canucks. The teams men and women differ on are Toronto Maple Leafs (men) and Calgary Flames Hockey Club (women).

Women:Vancouver Canucks, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Calgary Flames Hockey Club, Edmonton Oilers, and Winnipeg Jets.

Men: Vancouver Canucks, Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Saskatchewan Roughriders, and Winnipeg Jets.

Top 5 Sports

It seems that male Canadian real estate agents prefer golf over hockey. Surprised?

Women: running, yoga, golf, skiing, and swimming.

Men: golf, hockey, snowboarding, skiing, and running.

Top 5 Movies

Judging from the number of favorite movies Canadian and US real estate agents have in common, we’re seeing more clearly that that pop culture tends to be the same on both sides of the border.

Women:The Hangover, Dirty Dancing, The Notebook, Scarface, and The Shawshank Redemption.

Men: The Hangover, Scarface, The Shawshank Redemption, Braveheart, and Star Wars.

Top 5 Musicians

Women: Adele, Lady Gaga, Bon Jovi, Nickelback, The Beatles.

Men: The Tragically Hip, The Beatles, Johnny Cash, Tiesto, and AC/DC.

Top 5 TV shows

Women: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Grey’s Anatomy, Sex and the City, Dexter, Criminal Minds.

Men: Entourage, Dexter, Dragon’s Den, Hockey Night in Canada, The Big Bang Theory.

Top 5 Magazines

If you ask Canadian real estate agents what magazine they take with them while traveling, they’ll probably tell you it’s either The Real Estate Magazine or The Canadian Real Estate. Is this what you read as well?

Real Estate Magazines

Women: REM – Real Estate Magazine, Canadian Real Estate, Success Magazine, Clean Eating Magazine, and SHAPE Magazine.

Men: REM – Real Estate Magazine, Canadian Real Estate, Success Magazine, Homes & Land of Ottawa, and Toronto Life.

Top 5 Cars

Male Canadian agents prefer BMWs, while their female co-workers are into Mercedes Benz.

Women: Mercedes Benz, Nissan, Honda, Volvo, and Ford.

Men: BMW, Honda, Nissan, Audi, and Mercedes Benz.

Top 5 General Interests

It’s official. Male Canadian and US real estate agents have these three things in common: real estate, golf, and photography.

Women: real estate, camping, traveling, running, and reading.

Men: real estate, golf, hockey, camping, and photography.

Top 5 Restaurants

When it comes to dining out, male Canadian agents prefer a good steak  while women probably opt for a mac and cheese.

Women: The Mac Shack, Earls Regina South, Celebrations Dinner Theatre, The Oakwood Cafe, and Glowbal Grill.

Men: Simonholt, The Factory Cookhouse, Les Faux Bourgeois Bistro, The Ballroom Bowl, and Johnny Rocco’s Italian Grill.

Top 5 Games

Women: Dragon City, Diamond Dash, Pet Rescue Saga, Angry Birds Friends, and Bubble Witch Saga.

Men: Tetris Battle, Angry Birds Friends, Car Town, Marvel: Avengers Alliance, and Bubble Witch Saga.


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