Sandy & Rayissa
The Homes4Toronto Real Estate Team is led by Sandy Bodnar and Rayissa Palmer, with Sutton Group Old Mill Realty Inc., Brokerage in Toronto West.
The Homes4Toronto Real Estate Process
For many people, buying or selling their home is the largest transaction they’ll make in their lives. It can be a daunting prospect, but the right realtor can help you navigate that experience so it is enjoyable, positive, and profitable. Our process helps to ensure it is a great real estate business adventure, driving towards the best outcome.
THE PERSONAL INTERVIEW
Your real estate needs are unique. We get that. It’s why we start with an in-depth interview to identify your home buying or selling goals, then determine how we can exceed your expectations through a personalized solution.
We do a deep dive, using all of our resources to examine every aspect of the fast-moving real estate market. This includes our custom method for pricing, a system that helps to find the best recommended prices for sale or purchase.
Real estate is never easy. But we love what we do and our Homes4Toronto team works hard throughout the process to keep you informed, understanding all your options, and answering all your questions.
A FOCUS ON YOUR HOME
We work behind the scenes to keep your home in focus at all times, from professional staging to attending inspections. Whether you’re buying or selling, we guide you through the process, from start to sale – and beyond.
A Little More About Sandy & Rayissa
THE REAL ESTATE WHISPERER
“For many people, it takes years to discover their career passion. I found mine almost 40 years ago when I first became a realtor. I hit the ground running every day, ready to guide my buyers and sellers through the process so they can get the most out of the experience.” Sandy Bodnar
Sandy is well known in Toronto's communities, and over four decades, she has emerged as a favourite among clients and other realtors. With a zeal and strong drive in helping her clients sell and buy their homes, Sandy is skilled at collaborating with other specialists, keeping abreast of Toronto real estate as well as the latest staging trends.
When Sandy’s not in Toronto West, you can find her elbow deep in rich soil as she works in her gardens in the warmer months, or in winter traveling to see her little granddaughter in Nashville. You can also follow her candid tweets about real estate as well as life in general via Twitter (@sandybodnar).
Q: Last show you binge watched?
A: Heartland, loved the scenery and the love stories
Q: If you had a time machine, who would you have dinner with?
A: An old boyfriend, but I’ll never tell which one!
Q: House on the beach or house in the mountains?
A: Mountains naturally
Q: Favourite hobby?
A: Gardening and helping things to grow and bloom
Q: Celebrity crush?
A: Elvis Presley. Thank you. Thank you very much.
THE EXPERIENCED MARKETER
BROKER, SENIOR REAL ESTATE SPECIALIST
In 2011, Rayissa joined her mother, Sandy Bodnar, translating her 15-year career in marketing, advertising and branding for Fortune 100 clients to real estate and becoming a top performer within 18 months. In fact, in 2017, Rayissa won Sutton Group’s inaugural National Award of Excellence. Each winner demonstrates tremendous leadership and represents the best of what a Sutton real estate professional is. Rayissa was one of 30 recipients selected from across Canada and from 7,000 Sutton agents nationwide.
Rayissa has a thirst for learning and is continually increasing her knowledge in the dynamic, shifting world of real estate through additional certification classes, in-field experience and extensive market research to put to good use for her clients.
When Rayissa is not helping her clients find or stage a home in Toronto and surrounding neighbourhoods, you can find her indulging her passion for cooking and entertaining. You can also follow her tweets about real estate, marketing, social media, cooking and pop culture via Twitter (@rayissap).
Q: Last show you binged watched?
A: Schitt’s Creek, so sad it’s over!!
Q: What is your newest obsession?
A: Baby Yoda aka Grogu on Mandalorian
Q: What’s your current ringtone?
A: Theme song from Harry Potter
Q: Which celebrity chef would you have cook for you?
A: A tie between Canadian chef Ricardo and Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa
Q: What’s something you recommend everyone should try one?
A: Sky diving tandem – it’s awesome to free fall and then just float like a cloud