Video Tours, Virtual Tours or a Combination of both

I was trying to analyze what kind of tour would be more powerful to market a listing. As I noticed, the more expensive the house is, the more fancy marketing tours are getting. But the point is whether they are really working.

video tour

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Making Your House Buyer Friendly – 10 Seller’s Best Friends

Preparing your home for the open house might be quite a challenge but still can be managed with some planning. What is even more challenging in my opinion is keeping your house buyer friendly, when often all you have is 1-2 hours notice before for the showings. No doubt, new or fully renovated house will look great with minimum preparation, especially when it was professionally staged. Don't take me wrong I still strongly recommend staging, however sometimes this is not an option. How do make your home look more presentable cheaply and with minimum effort? 10 Seller's best friends can help, they work magic – your personal cleaning fairy has arrived!

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Long Branch Community – First Video Available

I have a very exciting news – my first aerial video is now available. Featuring Long Branch, one of the best neighborhoods in Toronto. You are welcome to watch, post your suggestions, recommendations and opinions. And if I convinced you to move in – call me and we will get your dream house become reality!

Compliments of Marina Gavrylyuk
Real Estate Agent with Sutton Group Summit Realty

Successful People from Our Neighborhood – Alejandro and Renata Pereira, Taekwondo Instructors

Some people are like stars, they come into your life and even though you might not see them for years, their light always stays with you. Kindly welcome Master Alejandro Pereira, his lovely wife Renata and their wonder-daughter Raphaela! Alejandro and Renata are owners, founders and instructors at Canadian Family Taekwondo Program.

Alejandro, Renata and Raphaela

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Travelling with Pets – Tisha’s Camping Adventure

Traveling with pets can be a real pain in the neck, especially when they are hyperactive, especially when they are young, playful and hyperactive, and even more so, when they are young, playful, hyperactive cocker-spaniels. It is very well known, that cockers are a cross-breed of a dog, a monkey and a kangaroo.    Tisha is a 5-year old boy, possessing all of the above features, will kiss you to death shall you try to rob my house and is mortally afraid of our cat Eddy.

Tisha goes for a walk

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My Little Anniversary – 2 Month of Blogging

My husband just reminded me today about my little anniversary – 2 month since I started the blog. Yes, it is not a full year, but you know how it is with the babies – you celebrate every month. There was quite a bit achieved since June 25:

1. Blog post every day – and I did not miss a day! – 64 posts
2. Real Estate Market Updates for the Etobicoke and Mississauga market
3. Tips for home buyers and sellers
4. 6 Open houses – check out under tag "open house"
5. 9 great recipes for you to enjoy your home even more, tag "recipe"
6. 5 great artists, masters to depict real estate with oils and watercolors, under tag "houses in art"
7. 8 interviews with 8 wonderful successful people, under tag "successful people"
8. Neighborhood information, schools, places to visit!

But the most important – I made many new friends! And I can say now – blogging is time consuming but it is definitely fun and I am looking forward to more good posts!

Will be back tomorrow, and for now – good night and sweet dreams!

Compliments of Marina Gavrylyuk
Real Estate Agent with Sutton Group Summit Realty