Dana Snow is the founder and Broker of Record of Punk Rock Realty, Inc. and it’s her passion for punk rock music from which the brokerage got its name. Some of her favourite bands include the Ripcordz, BFGs, Anti-Flag, Lunachicks, Tribe 8, Bikini Kill and Bratmobile, amongst a thousand more. Her downtime is spent going to shows, riding her motorcycle, and hanging out with her wife Joanne and their friends, family, and chosen family.
Her love of learning and trying new things is demonstrated in her extensive education. She holds: a Master’s Degree in the History of Art from the University of Toronto; an Associate’s Degree in Fine Arts / Photography from the Ontario College of Art & Design; Honour’s Bachelor’s Degrees in Philosophy and Contemporary Studies, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Wilfrid Laurier University; and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Web Design, Development & Maintenance from Humber College, and two Post-Graduate Certificates from the University of Toronto in Financial Analysis & Investment Management, and Financial Trading & Option Strategies. She also holds several designations from the National Associations of Realtors, including the ABR (Accredited Buyer’s Representative), SRS (Seller Representative Specialist), SRES (Seniors Real Estate Specialist), RENE (Real Estate Negotiation Expert), CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist), CRB (Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager), and Certified BoundaryWise Specialist.
Aside from her scholastic career, she also has over 20 years’ experience working in the marketing and communications field in various roles including writer, researcher, web developer, graphic designer, and Director of Marketing and Communications.
Inspired by the unlimited potential of real estate, she purchased her first property in her early twenties and has owned countless properties since, employing a wide variety of real estate investment strategies to support her school, art, music, and travel interests. If you want to know what it’s like to travel around North America in an orange 1972 VW van on a nonexistent budget, just ask her. She was a road trip master before there was GPS – being a creative problem-solver helped her then, and it still one of her best assets now.
Fast-forward to today, she has lived, renovated, and transacted in the majority of markets throughout the G.T.A., Greater Golden Horseshoe, and Southern and Central Ontario – from Buffalo, Brantford, Hamilton, and Toronto, to Durham Region, Kawartha Lakes, Muskoka, and Peterborough / Northumberland, she is an active realtor in all of these areas, and able to provide you the guidance you need to make informed decisions about your future home.