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The Working Wives of Toronto Livings – Living with a Realtor | Episode 35

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A behind-the-scenes look at living with a Toronto Realtor. Get a glimpse into the dynamic relationship of Mark Savel and his partner, Adriana S. Our hosts delve into candid discussions about the blend of their professional and personal lives, with insightful and amusing anecdotes, tips about financial management, interesting details about their social media strategy, and a peek into the living culture of Toronto. The podcast promises a hearty blend of life, love, and property, drawing from the unique experiences of the couple, balancing their thriving careers in real estate while ensuring a fulfilling personal life.

Chapters

(00:01) Introduction and Episode Overview
(00:42) Meet the Hosts: Mark and Joey
(01:23) Special Guest Introduction: Adriana S.
(01:57) Adriana’s Experience with the Podcast
(02:33) Adriana’s Week and Food Experiences
(02:51) Mark and Joey’s Week and Food Experiences
(11:44) Discussion on Mortgage Rates
(14:17) Debate on Renaming Dundas Square
(23:08) Transition Time
(24:26) The Beginning of Their Love Story
(25:43) The First Date and Early Relationship
(27:17) The Proposal and Wedding Plans
(27:35) The Depth of Their Connection
(31:58) The Challenges and Benefits of Being a Realtor’s Partner
(40:58) The Importance of Communication and Shared Calendars
(46:55) The House Hunting Experience
(48:40) The Decision to Buy a Loft
(01:00:33) Reflecting on Past Decisions
(01:00:42) The One That Got Away: A Missed Real Estate Opportunity
(01:03:02) Balancing Risk and Reward in Real Estate
(01:07:06) The Importance of Financial Planning and Budgeting
(01:17:16) The Role of Social Media in Business
(01:23:24) The Story Behind the Nicknames
(01:29:45) Looking Forward: Plans for the Podcast

Where You Can Find Us

🏑 For all your Toronto Real Estate Needs: TorontoLivings.com/

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Mark Savel: https://www.instagram.com/torontolivings/
Joey Virgilio: https://www.instagram.com/joey_torontolivings/

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Navigating the Toronto Real Estate Market in November 2023: What You Need to Know | Episode 34

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In this episode of the Toronto Livings Real Estate Podcast, hosts Mark Savel and Joey Virgilio share insights on the November real estate market update.

They delve into Toronto's real estate market, the culture, and food and lifestyle topics related to life in Toronto. The hosts discuss the Bank of Canada's rate hike announcement, the current state of the city's real estate market, and recent trends in sales, purchases, and active listings.

Additionally, they touch on personal experiences with holiday festivities and highlight some key shout-outs and mentions from Spotify podcasts listeners. The episode takes a fun, conversational approach to exploring Toronto's ever-changing real estate landscape.

Chapters

(00:00) Introduction and Welcome
(00:07) Discussing the November Market Update
(00:24) Holiday Party and Food Experiences
(00:38) Bank of Canada's Rate Hike Announcement
(00:41) Shout Outs and Christmas Celebrations
(00:54) Toronto Living's Podcast Introduction
(01:26) Christmas Decorations and Celebrations
(03:34) Recap of Sage's Annual Christmas Party
(05:38) Party Shout Outs and Aftermath
(13:25) Uber Eats Experience and Food Discussion
(17:53) Bank of Canada's Rate Decision
(19:24) Uber vs. City of Toronto
(23:13) Spotify Wrap Up and Listener Shout Outs
(27:34) Discussing Listener Engagement
(27:47) Appreciating Loyal Listeners
(28:10) Personal Anecdotes and Listener Connections
(28:57) Transitioning to Main Topic
(29:46) Analyzing November Market Numbers
(30:18) Reflecting on Market Trends
(30:32) High-Level Market Overview
(30:38) Sales Analysis
(31:20) Inventory Analysis
(34:14) Price Analysis
(36:26) Months of Inventory Analysis
(48:40) Christmas Wishes and Personal Stories
(54:56) Wrapping Up and Shoutouts

Where You Can Find Us

🏑 For all your Toronto Real Estate Needs: TorontoLivings.com/

πŸ–₯️ Instagram
Mark Savel: https://www.instagram.com/torontolivings/
Joey Virgilio: https://www.instagram.com/joey_torontolivings/

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Prepare Yourself: The Bold 2024 Real Estate Predictions for Toronto | Episode 33

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In episode 33 of Toronto Livings Real Estate Podcast, hosts, Mark Savel and Joey Virgilio provide their predictions for the real estate market in Toronto for 2024.

They particularly focus on real estate sectors such as detached houses, semis, towns, and condos. The conversation extends to include updates about changes in the Trust In Real Estate Services (TRESA) act and influences of AI in real estate.

They also delve into their personal lives, sharing their fondness for aquariums, rocks, plants and their future plans of inviting guests to the podcast, including celebrities, chefs, pro athletes and family members. The episodes cover a mix of professional insights, personal experiences, future goals and appreciation for their fan base.

Chapters

(00:00) Welcome and Introduction
(01:12) Joey’s Return from Mexico
(01:47) Joey’s Mexico Trip Recap
(02:38) Jellyfish Encounter in Mexico
(05:34) Food Experiences in Mexico
(07:31) Back to Work After Vacation
(07:39) Toronto Food Scene Discussion
(10:21) Real Estate Market Update
(10:25) Predictions for 2024
(10:25) Predictions for Real Estate Market in 2024
(11:18) News You Can Use Segment
(28:48) Discussion on Condo Market
(30:33) Concerns About Pre-Construction Market
(32:21) Discussion on Variable Rates and Real Estate Developers
(32:49) Impact of High Rates on Real Estate Market
(33:37) Predictions for Real Estate Market in 2024
(33:49) Debate on Best Performing Real Estate Segment
(34:37) Impact of Airbnb Restrictions on Condo Market
(34:58) Changes in Rental Prices and Market Trends
(37:10) Predictions for Detached House Prices
(39:04) Discussion on Real Estate Market Anomalies
(42:22) Impact of Tressa on Real Estate Market
(47:08) Discussion on AI in Real Estate
(55:35) Personal Goals and Plans for 2024

Where You Can Find Us

🏑 For all your Toronto Real Estate Needs: TorontoLivings.com/

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Mark Savel: https://www.instagram.com/torontolivings/
Joey Virgilio: https://www.instagram.com/joey_torontolivings/

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Show Notes/Shoutouts:

Where You Can Find Us

🏑 For all your Toronto Real Estate Needs:

New Home Page 2023

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Mark Savel: https://www.instagram.com/torontolivings/
Joey Virgilio: https://www.instagram.com/joey_torontolivings/

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How Will Ai (Artificial Intelligence) Transform Real Estate | Episode 32

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Artificial Intelligence Transforming Real Estate: Opportunities, Risks, and Future Predictions

In Episode 32 of the Toronto Livings Podcast, hosts Mark Savel and Joey Virgilio delve into the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on the real estate industry.

They examine the changes AI brings such as improved property searches, valuations, marketing strategies and process automation, and potential risk of AI outsmarting humans. They also share their insight on AI's assistance in creating content, business plans, creative messaging and discuss the ethical implications.

The hosts explore the controversial issue of AI replacing human jobs and stress the need for human interaction in the AI-driven world. Ultimately, they speculate on the future of AI in real estate and other industries, while also discussing their personal updates, food discoveries, market trends, and upcoming properties.

(00:00) Introduction and Welcome
(00:31) Toronto Livings Podcast: Real Estate, Culture, and Food
(01:08) AI Joey and Human Joey: A Funny Interaction
(01:42) Episode 32: AI and Its Impact
(02:14) Personal Updates and Vacation Plans
(02:33) Music and Food: Weekly Highlights
(03:06) Exploring Toronto's Food Scene
(09:00) News You Can Use: AI and Real Estate
(10:13) The Most Viewed Property in Canada
(24:18) AI in Real Estate: Property Valuation and Pricing
(29:12) Automated Customer Service: AI and Chatbots
(33:46) Exploring the Power of AI in Cold Calling
(34:44) The Cost and Efficiency of AI in Business
(35:37) AI and the Future of Job Market
(36:46) AI in Enhancing Property Search Platforms
(40:47) AI in Smart Home Technology
(41:48) AI in Process Automation and Personalized Marketing
(50:45) The Ethical and Privacy Concerns of AI
(58:51) AI in Content Creation and Personalized Messaging
(01:08:38) The Future of AI in Real Estate

Shout Outs

Kingston 12 Patty shop – 1808 Eglinton Ave W
Aloette Go – 2362 Yonge St

Gushi (Dundas W x Bathurst) – 707 Dundas St W

Where You Can Find Us

🏑 For all your Toronto Real Estate Needs: TorontoLivings.com/

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Mark Savel: https://www.instagram.com/torontolivings/
Joey Virgilio: https://www.instagram.com/joey_torontolivings/

Why TRESA Is Set to Transform the Ontario Real Estate Industry | Episode 31

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In Episode 31, realtors Mark Savel and Joey Virgilio dive into the upcoming changes in the real estate industry with the introduction of the Trust in Real Estate Services Act (TRESA).

 

Coming into effect from December 1, 2023 these changes have significant implications for buyers, sellers, and real estate professionals alike, altering the way real estate transactions are handled, especially within bidding wars.

The duo also discuss their personal experiences and opinions on these changes and their potential impacts. The episode is sprinkled with fun banter and anecdotes, giving listeners an insight not just into the world of Toronto real estate, but also into their engaging working relationship.

(00:00) Introduction and Episode Overview

(00:45) Meet the Hosts: Mark and Joey

(01:55) Personal Updates and Birthday Celebrations

(02:42) How Was Your Week, Where Did You Eat?

(04:40) Birthday Surprises and Toronto Maple Leafs Game

(08:56) Transition to Main Topic: Changes in Real Estate Regulations

(11:17) Discussion on New Real Estate Regulations: TRESA

(15:46) Impact of TRESA on Multiple Offers and Bidding Wars

(21:50) Market Strategy and Client Choice

(23:47) The Impact Of TRESA on Prices

(24:35) Coffee Break and Casual Chat

(25:09) Designated Representation

(25:24) Understanding Multiple Representation

(28:59) The Shift to Designated Representation

(32:29) The Concept of Self-Represented Party

(39:12) The Impact of Changes in the Real Estate Industry

(41:51) Closing Remarks and Shout-Outs

 

Where You Can Find Us

 

🏑 For all your Toronto Real Estate Needs:

New Home Page 2023

 

πŸ–₯️ Instagram

Mark Savel: https://www.instagram.com/torontolivings/

Joey Virgilio: https://www.instagram.com/joey_torontolivings/

 

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