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Behind the Scenes | 728 Richmond St W | Photo, Video & Virtual Reality

Here's a little behind-the-scenes access to see how I put together our listing photos, videos & virtual reality :)

This is a process that I really enjoy as I get to combine my passions of photography, videography, virtual reality, editing & real estate all together in one package!

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The Weekly Ride | What's It Like Working with My Mom?

Welcome to The Weekly Ride where I share more about my life as a real estate agent working in Downtown Toronto!

This week we're talking about what it has been like to work with my mom for the past 5 years as a team running a business

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Why Do I Ride a OneWheel to Showings?

Welcome to The Daily Ride!

This will be a daily video series about my life as a real estate agent, where I will also share my passions of photography/videography, events & restaurants around the city and much more!

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What is a Mortgage Pre-Approval?

Do You Know the Difference Between a Pre-Approval & A Quick Qualifier?

Many people go out home-hunting without even having spoken with their bank or mortgage broker!

Sometimes people go online and punch in their numbers for a Quick Qualifier, the problem with this is there are no supporting documents that the bank certainly will ask for at some point!

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Using Virtual Reality to Buy & Sell Your Home

It might sound like a crazy idea, but with recent advancements in technology & the fact that anyone who owns a smartphone can interact with Virtual Reality/360 content, this comical notion can actually become reality & end up being a very useful tool in today's real estate market!

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What Does The Home Buying Process Look Like?

For some people taking the first step in the buying process is the scariest.

Fear of the unknown might outweigh the excitement of the prospect of having your own place

The best way to feel in control of the outcome is to educate yourself as much as possible about the process, all costs involved & your realistic requirements.

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$1200 Per Sq. Ft?! What You Need to Know Before Buying a LUXURY Condo

With One Yonge St being the latest luxury condo to be released in the city, we take a look at how to make sure that investment you're making is actually worthwhile!

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Are You Ready to Be A Home Owner?

This is a critical question that every first-time buyer should ask themselves before starting the home buying process as it can have a big impact on your lifestyle & finances!

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Living BIG in a TINY Condo

With the average condo now selling for over $550,000 in the Downtown Core, it's about time that Toronto starts implementing more Tiny Condo & Home options for those willing to take on this different living style!

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Who is The OneWheel Realtor?

Rylie Cook aka The OneWheel Realtor is a Downtown Toronto-based Sales Representative who specializes in condo living & helping first-time buyers & investors with their purchase!

Easily spotted on his signature OneWheel board zipping through the streets of Toronto en-route to showings, this isn't any normal real estate agent!

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Your FEBRUARY Monthly Report

2018 is off to a great start for the City of Toronto as numerous infrastructure projects get announced & finished!

From the York St Exit Ramp to the $1.25 Billion Portlands project, there is a lot to watch out for in the city this year

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How Much of Your Life is Spent Waiting in Elevators?

If you live in a high-rise condo, you know all too well the problems that can arise when one or more elevators go out of service! 

But how much of your day & life is spent waiting for these elevators?

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Do You Live in a Designated Neighbourhood Improvement Area?

Back in early 2014, the City of Toronto released a program that was designed to target 31 specific areas that were to be designated Neighbourhood Improvement Areas (NIAs) under the Toronto Strong Neighbourhoods Strategy 2020.

While this initiative was started close to 4 years ago now, we are starting to see the benefits of it come to fruition today in areas like Regent Park & South Parkdale which have seen drastic improvements in the quality of life, available services/amenities & transportation! 

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Knowing How to Budget for Home Ownership

While many people focus solely on the mortgage pre-approval & application process to base their financial real estate decisions off of, it’s important to remember that this number doesn’t fully encapsulate the extent of your home-buying budget.

A mortgage pre-approval tells you how much you’ve been approved for by the bank/lender, which is quite different from the amount you can actually afford in your monthly budget!

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