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Linda is a Realtor Owner of the Linda Pinizzotto Real Estate Group, a branch of RE/MAX realty Enterprises located in her office building in Port Credit. She is a recipient of numerous Awards, Industry leader with a reputation for hard work and a strong determination to do the absolute best. Throughout her 42 year career she has helped family, friends, clients and referrals through their life changing events; downsizing, upgrading, relocations and during emotional times. Her humble beginnings and life initiatives are fascinating as she tells her story below. She comments on her knighthood as a Dame of the Order of St. George and reflects on the the most challenging time in March 2010 when Linda stepped forward to create a non profit and advocate for 1.7 M Condo Owners rights. Recognition for her Chivalry stands above all of her achievements. Please write a: Google Review Rate-my-Agent
Linda is a Dame of the Order when she is Knighted to the Order of St. George Grand Priory of Canada and the Americas. She is cloaked with the Knight’s Fighting Habit, Dubbed on the shoulders with the Sword of Justice, Spurred with the Spur of Faith and presented the Consecrated Insignia of The Order of St. George Grand Priory of Canada and the Americas, "Knights and Dames of the Order are exceptional people, recognized for their significant contributions to society, while living the chivalric virtues of Faith, Service and Honour.
Nick Bailey, President & CEO created a personal message to "Linda Congrats - YouTube
He came across an article "highlighting Linda's life and career titled “Linda Pinizzotto: "I can negotiate anything. That's my forte" written by Susan Doran, Toronto-based freelance writer for the Real Estate Magazine REM
Knighted Dame of Order of St. George
This is quoted from "The Order of St. George Canada" The Grand Priory of Canada and the Americas of the Order of St. George: was first established in 2003 in Niagara Falls, Ontario and continues a tradition that dates back to the 14th century.
"Today our members are drawn from all walks of life and reflect the great diversity of our society. What joins us is our common cause of helping people in need." Investiture "Men and women whose Postulant Petitions have been approved by the Grand Prior are formally welcomed as Knights (KStG) and Dames (DStG) respectively during the elaborate and meaningful Investiture Ceremony, usually held annually in one of the Priory locations."
Rentals and Investment Representation
Linda and her Group represent Buyers and Sellers in in Toronto, Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Kitchener, Barrie, Vaughan, Richmond Hill etc plus their Realtor referral system covers Canada, United States and Europe. Taking a position as mentor in an industry filled with Realtors, Linda prefers mentor, investor, entrepreneur and educator for her Clients to "Enjoy the Power of Experience"
Linda Pinizzotto Real Estate Magic Radio Show hosted by Spotify and others, Condo Radio Show or her Podcast for invaluable information. Linda is the recipient of several awards. Outstanding Innovator Award of Toronto Waterfront Magazine holds a soft spot. "Years ago a Client of mine gave me advice to change my life Linda don't just sell property, buy them to become wealthy".
Her investment portfolio of single family and condos properties, cottage and retail/office/apartment offers her clients a wealth of investment knowledge.
Linda raised in Toronto
Linda's parents immigrated from Germany in the 50's. After Linda was born her parents divorced leaving her Mother to raise 2 small children, Linda and her brother with minimal support from her father. Times were different and sadly her Mom had to depend on the social system. Linda learned very quickly the importance of working hard to succeed in life. She talks about living in a housing complex in the Jane Finch corridor with ease " I guess my streets smarts made me strong but my mothers love and the wonderful heart we share is my saviour", my family, friends and clients know they can always trust me." Growing up, Linda's outlet was playing sports. Basketball, introduced her to coaching a YMCA Juvenile boys team at 18 years old.
15 years old and Linda's first paid job was working at Martinizing Cleaners $1.00 p/hr and at Consumer Distributing answering complaint letters. All was going well, Linda was a cheerleader and captain of basketball and volleyball team as well as player and various sports at George Harvey Secondary school. Life changed when she accompanied a friend to the Eleanor Fulchers Modelling Studio in Downtown Toronto and they signed her to a modelling contract. She saved her money and at almost 19 years old Linda purchased her first property and took on a 2nd job at Kodak Canada. Married and wanting a detached home forced the move to Mississauga. Linda realized that corporate employment didn't give her the flexible hours to raise a family. She was forever juggling life when she turned 30 she had 3 sons and a full time real estate career. The entrepreneur side hit in 1985 with her first rental property. Her sons began playing hockey at 3 years old with the Lorne Park and Port Credit Hockey programs. Linda was finalizing deals at the hockey arenas. The boys excelled moving onto the MHL Rep Level and the GTHL Greater Toronto Hockey league. Linda's network grew and her real estate income covered hockey expenses. The market crashed in 1990 but Linda's career excelled. She created a Power of Sale program to represent Major Financial institutions and sold 158 properties for 9 various institutions which offered a 6 month for sale and maintenance program; winterize/dewinterize properties, summer lawn mowing and shovel the driveways in the winter. Her results for sales and closings were done in 1-2 months!
Volunteerism is Linda's joy to support sports working with children ie coaching, convenor and as a Sports Council Director and Hockey General Manager. Her passion to learn and mentor excelled through organized real estate as VP of the Local Real Estate Boards and Government Relations Chair over 8 years. In 2010 Linda woke up at 3:00 am and said to her husband. "I am creating a non profit Condo Owners Association to challenge the Provincial Condo Act ! She said "I need to help 1.3 M people because our Politicians have forgotten about the Condo Act, it is 12 years old and no longer protects Condo Owners or their Corporations. On March 10, 2010 - the COA hit the news and the Ministry of Goverment and Community Servics like a STORM.
Juggling Family, Real Estate, Hockey and Dreams
Linda juggled her career, sons hockey and baseball schedule plus her passion for volunteerism. At 16 years old Jason, her oldest son was drafted by the Barrie Colts in the OHL and soon Marc and Steve became Captains of the Oakville Blades Provincial Junior A Hockey. Jason and Marc moved on to sign professional contracts to play in Germany. Steve accepted a full NCAA scholarship leading to an NHL contract with the Washington Capitals, Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers. Through the years, Linda stepped into hockey and baseball volunteerism as General Manager Junior B Hockey, OBA Juvenile Convenor|Director of the Lorne Park Baseball Association and manager of countless teams. Her Sports involvement opened doors to representing various professional athletes on their real estate transactions.
Condo Owners Association Ontario - Founder
Linda is the Founder CEO of the Condo Owners Association - Ontario a non profit association to advocate the Provincial Government to update the 1998 Condo Act to provide better consumer protection, transparency, governance and and accountability of Board Directors and Property Management licensing. The COA succeeded, the McGuinty government announced "Build a Better Condominium Act" in June 12, 2012 . There are 1.7 Million Condo Owners in Ontario, the COA is a major stakeholder in the Condo Act Review. The Ford Government announced a series of changes in 2015, 2017 with more to come.
COA launched COAMississauga and COAToronto
Details on COA can also be found on various Wiki sites
COA Ontario Linda Pinizzotto (Everybody Wiki)
Linda Pinizzotto (wikibin.org)
Ontario Condo Act Review - Linda Pinizzotto (wikicro.icu/wiki)
Condo Owners Association - Ontario (wikibin.org)
Condominiums Canada-Ontario COA Linda Pinizzotto (Wikipedia)
Major Spectator Arena Proposal
Linda spearheaded a consortium to build a Mississauga Sport Complex on a parcel of City owned land P3Sports Entertainment ... please see details
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