164 4 New Condo Projects that I Would Invest In

September 20, 2017

The fall condo season is upon us. There are dozens of new condos expected to launch this fall in the GTA, but as usual, only a select few will make our list of approved investment opportunities, projects that we would invest in ourselves here at TrueCondos.com! Listen to this episode to hear about 4 projects with launches confirmed for October 2017 - what they are, and why we would invest in them!

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163 The Condo Market This Week: August Numbers Show Condo Market Still Hot

September 12, 2017

In this special audio edition of The Condo Market This Week (normally a weekly video), Andrew la Fleur breaks down the latest headlines about Toronto real estate and the condo market and what they mean for condo investors. The latest stats from August, the start of hte fall market, interest rates rising and new OFSI changes are all discussed in this episode.

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162 Principal Residence or Investment Property: Which should you buy first?

September 5, 2017

When you are buying your first property, should it be your principal residence or an investment property?  Find out the answer and the reasons why in this episode.

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161 How to get the Insider Market Advantage when Investing in pre-construction condos

August 25, 2017

What is the Insider Market Advantage and how do you get it when you are investing in pre-construction condos? Find out on this episode where Andrew la Fleur also delves into the key differences in resale condo investing vs. pre-construction and the key reasons why you should always buy pre-construction.

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160 Who do you trust for financial advice?

August 11, 2017

Who do you trust for financial advice? Recently some real estate bears (those who think the market is going to crash) have been getting very excited about the stats from the Toronto real estate board in the last few months. They see that sales are down and listings are up, but there are many things that they fail to report on about the market. Listen to this episode and discover at least 15 reasons why the market is not going to collapse, and is actually just returning to normal.

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159 How to Invest and Enjoy the Muskoka Lifestyle with Ryan Rabinovich of Freed Developments

August 11, 2017

In this exclusive interview, Ryan Rabinovich, VP of Freed Developments returns to the show to introduce Freed’s boutique condo building on his award winning resort and golf course in Muskoka. Learn about this very unique investment opportunity that you can actually enjoy yourself too - and for much less than the cost of a typical Muskoka property.

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158 Lessons for Toronto from the Vancouver Real Estate Market

July 25, 2017

What a difference 5 months can make in a real estate market. In this episode we sit down and chat with Adam and Matt from the Vancouver Real Estate Podcast after first talking to them in February 2017. Hear about the rapid and dramatic transformation in that market that has happened over the last few months and find out what lessons we can take from it here in Toronto as we now have our own foreign buyer tax just like Vancouver.

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157 Why Investors Should Not Fear Rising Interest Rates with David Larock

July 24, 2017

The Bank of Canada has raised interest rates this month for the first time since 2010. Will there be more rate increases in the months ahead? Is this the beginning of the end for the Toronto real estate market or is there reason to be skeptical and could interest rates actually come back down? Mortgage broker David Larock gives his opinion on the recent interest rate change and more in this episode.

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156 What does it feel like to buy your first investment property?

July 14, 2017

How does it feel when you buy your first investment property? Or maybe a better question, how should it feel?? So often when you buy that first property your thoughts and feelings are filled with doubt and wondering if you are doing the right thing. Why is this? Is this normal? And what should you do about it? Plus, find out the biggest secret to understanding your feelings of doubt when buying investment property (listen to the end to hear that).

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155 More New Mortgage Rules Coming to Benefit Condo Investors?

July 8, 2017

The Federal government has proposed another major new change to mortgage qualification in Canada. If approved, this change would add huge demand for condos - both to buy and to rent. Find out what these changes are and what they mean for condo investors with Jake Abramowicz - mortgage agent and returning guest of the show.

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154 Still waiting for the condo market to crash? Here are 5 reasons why you will be sorely disappointed.

July 3, 2017

You know that one friend of yours who keeps on insisting that the condo market is going to crash? Listen to this episode to hear 5 reasons why this is not going to happen. While other segments of the real estate market have shown some early signs of weakness lately, the condo market has not and there are several key factors which point towards much higher prices still yet to come.

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153 Investing in a new condo? Make sure you have this unfair advantage.

June 30, 2017

When you are investing in a new condo you want to make sure that you have this one unfair advantage working for you. If you don’t then you could end up costing you thousands of dollars. 

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152 Transit City Condos Launch Breaks GTA Sales Records

June 25, 2017

In this episode we catch up with Shab Rajabzadeh of Cornerstone Marketing to find out the latest on Transit City Condos in Vaughan Metropolitan Centre. The project launched in May and has broken the record for most condos ever sold at a new project launch for the entire GTA as per Urbanation. The first two towers are sold out and the 3rd tower has now been launched. Find out what else is new at Transit City.

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151 The One Mistake So Many Homeowners Make and What to Do Instead

June 23, 2017

There is one mistake that so many home and condo owners are making, one that in the long run will cost them hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars. Find out what this mistake is and what you should do instead.

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150 Why Bidding Wars Are Still Common on Downtown Toronto Condos - with Mark Savel

June 22, 2017

In today’s episode we hear from Mark Savel - top agent with Sage Real Estate and real estate investor who shares his insights and experiences in the downtown Toronto condo market. Mark was recently involved in 2 bidding wars in the last week for downtown condos and the results may surprise you. Find out what Mark has to say about the current state of the condo market and where he thinks the condo market is heading in the next few months.

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149 3 Key Stats Show that the Downtown Condo Market Will Keep Rising

June 19, 2017

Since the introduction of the new foreign buyer tax in Ontario 2 months ago the headlines in the media have been about how the market is slowing, but what is actually going in the downtown condo market might surprise you. In this episode Andrew la Fleur shares 3 key stats from the latest TREB numbers that clearly show that the market is hot and prices will continue to rise in the months ahead.

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148 Kathleen Wynne Gives Toronto Condo Investors Yet Another Gift: $15 Minimum Wage

June 8, 2017

This week Kathleen Wynne dropped yet another huge economic bomb on Ontario by announcing minimum wage will soon go from $11.40/hour to $15/hour. This has left many businesses and pundits reeling, but how will this affect real estate investors? This economic ‘bomb’ could turn out to be a massive ‘gift’ for investors - find out why on today’s episode.

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147 Is the Toronto Real Estate Market Cooling and Should Investors be Worried?

June 8, 2017

The stats are in for May 2017 and the market is showing signs of cooling off after a record breaking run of several months. Should investors be worried? Andrew la Fleur takes a step back to look at the market as a whole to analyze what’s really going on, what has changed in the market (and what hasn’t), and what is likely to happen moving forward.

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146 Is the supply problem in the Toronto Condo Market real or just a myth?

May 29, 2017

Is there a supply problem in the Toronto condo market or is it just a myth? Recently an article in Globe and Mail suggested that we don’t actually have a supply problem but we have a lack of government intervention problem. In this episode, Andrew la Fleur takes a look at the supply side of the equation and answers the question of what would it take to actually slow the market down and to stop prices from rising so quickly as they are now?

 

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145 The Entire City of Vancouver is Moving to Toronto

May 19, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Due to an environmental catastrophe, the entire population of Vancouver must vacate the city and move to Toronto. Every man, woman, and child in this city of 630,000 people are moving to Toronto. Find out more about this shocking new development as it happens with live updates as it happens from our True Condos Vancouver office!

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144 The Importance of Investing in Transit Oriented Development: Discussing Transit City Condos at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre

May 9, 2017

In this episode, Andrew la Fleur sits down with Shab Rajabzadeh to discuss Transit City Condos in Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (VMC). This will be the very first building of a 100-acre master planned community from Smart Reit/Smart Centres and built by CentreCourt Developments that could see as many as 30 high rise condo buildings in the decades to come. Situated right beside the new VMC TTC Subway station, and steps away from a future 9-acre central park, as well as a 100,000 square foot YMCA, and home to a BUCA restaurant and cafe. Listen to learn more.

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143 Why Toronto Was Selected for the World’s First Nobu Branded Residence

May 1, 2017

Nobu Residences coming to 15 Mercer Street will be a world’s first Nobu-branded residence and will also include a 36-room Nobu hotel and a 15,000+ square foot Nobu restaurant. We sit down with Elliott Taube - President of International Home Marketing Group to talk about what we can expect from what is probably the single most anticipated new condo launch in Toronto this year.

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142 Will The new foreign buyer tax have any impact on the toronto market?

April 25, 2017

In this episode we sit down with Riz Dhanji, VP of Sales and Marketing for Canderel. We discuss the new Fair Housing Plan from the Ontario government designed to slow down the housing market. Will the new foreign buyer tax have an impact on the market? How will rent control affect investors and was it prudent to implement?  And finally we discuss Canderel's recent acquisition of a 1.8 acre site at Bathurst and Lake Shore designed for a mixed use development.

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141 Does Toronto have a rental housing crisis?

April 18, 2017

There has been a lot of sensationalized stories in the media recently about the Toronto rental market. Could rents really be going up by 100% per year as some stories have suggested? Do we currently have a rental housing crisis? Is there even a problem at all, and are rent controls the solution? Where should condo investors be investing now? Find out what Shaun Hildebrand of Urbanation has to say as we discuss Urbanation’s Q1 rental market report.

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140 Discussing Daniels Waterfront East Tower with Dominic Tompa of Daniels Corp.

April 18, 2017

Dominic Tompa of Citylife Realty and Daniels Corp. returns to the show to discuss the upcoming release of Daniels Waterfront Lighthouse East tower. What’s new at Daniels Waterfront, what makes this community so unique, and what has people most excited about living or investing in this new project from Daniels now under construction at Jarvis and Queens Quay East.

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139 New Rent Controls coming to Ontario, Should Condo Investors be Worried?

April 7, 2017

Rumors are swirling that Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne will be introducing new rent control measures which could possibly impact Toronto condos. Should investors be worried? What lessons can we learn from other cities with rent control? Is rent control the medicine we need to fix our housing market?

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138 Condo market stronger than ever so why do these myths still persist?

April 4, 2017

The condo market is stronger and hotter than ever before. Condos are the future. Condos are the only affordable housing option that exists in the GTA. Our market is strong, our buildings are full, and supply can’t keep up with demand. And yet many people still hold on to ridiculous beliefs that are simply not true. Today Andrew la Fleur ventures into the comments section of the internet to address some of the more popular myths that many people still believe about the condo market.

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137 Is now the time to cash out? Part 2: How the wealthy think about investing vs. how the masses think about investing

March 30, 2017

In part 2 of this special 2-part podcast episode, Andrew la Fleur continues the discussion on whether or not now is a good time to sell by comparing the way that the masses think about real estate investing with how the wealthy think about real estate investing. If you are new to investing it is especially important to train your mind to think like the wealthy do and follow their lead on how to approach investing. Listen to this episode for more!

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136 Is now the time to cash out? Part 1: Should you sell your Toronto condo?

March 30, 2017

In part 1 of this special 2-part podcast, Andrew la Fleur does a case study analysis of one client’s portfolio and answers the question is now the time to cash out - should you sell your toronto condo now? He has a unit downtown and he bought a pre-construction condo. He’s thinking about selling now and renting for a few years until his other unit is ready. Find out Andrew’s advice to this client.

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135 Toronto Real Estate So Good That It’s Bad

March 20, 2017

In this podcast version of the condo market news this week Andrew la Fleur talks about how Toronto’s real estate market is so good, it’s bad. Also, what is the one unique factor that no economist seems to be putting in their analysis of Toronto’s real estate market? Finally, have the new mortgage rules that came into effect in October worked? Not really. Find out why in this episode.

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134 Did Blind Bidding Wars Ruin the Toronto Real Estate Market and Are Open Auctions The Solution?

March 9, 2017

There is growing frustration amongst buyers in Toronto’s red hot real estate market that the current blind bidding process is not working. There are calls for higher transparency and some believe that by switching to an open auction method of selling this will solve the problem and make for a healthier market. Which method is better for buyers? What about sellers? Find out what Andrew la Fleur thinks on this episode.

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133 Why you should have a lawyer review your agreement of purchase and sale when buying a pre-construction condo

March 8, 2017

When purchasing a pre-construction condo, especially for the first time, you should always have your contract reviewed by an expert real estate lawyer. Find out in this episode why this step is necessary not only to protect you from the developer, but also from yourself!

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132 What Is the Current Market Value for a Downtown Toronto Condo?

March 1, 2017

How do you know if you are getting a good deal on a pre-construction condo? Andrew la Fleur shares his famous UP Investing Formula and walks you through one current real time example to show how buying pre-construction today at the right price is an amazing investment opportunity.

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131 3 Reasons Why Luxury Condos Are the Biggest Bargain in Toronto Right Now

February 28, 2017

The condo market has undergone significant changes over the last year. Average prices for average condos have shot up dramatically with many buildings experiencing 20%+ gains in the last 6 months alone. Whenever there are changes in the market, new opportunities emerge. Possibly the biggest opportunity right now is in the luxury segment. Find out why this segment is the biggest bargain in the market in this episode.

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130 Is Toronto in a House Bubble?

February 22, 2017

This week Doug Porter of BMO made headlines across the country when he said that Toronto was in a housing bubble, even going so far as comparing the current market to the late 1980s. There is no denying that the market is hot, but are we really in a “bubble”? And more importantly what do in the current market as condo investors? Find out in this episode.

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129 Who Is Going to Live in Your Condo and How Much Are They Going to Pay You in Rent?

February 17, 2017

[A very special episode!] Two common questions we get from new condo investors are “Who is going to live in all these condos that are being built?” and “Wow! Do people really pay that much in rent to live in a condo downtown?”. Find out who does live in these condos and how much they are paying in rent in today’s episode as Andrew la Fleur interviews a real life condo renter - his sister!

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128 Is the Vancouver Real Estate Market Really Tanking??

February 15, 2017

In this episode Andrew la Fleur interviews Adam and Matt Scalena, Realtors and hosts of the Vancouver Real Estate Podcast. They discussed the current state of the Vancouver real estate market, how the new foreign buyer tax has impacted things, and whether or not these ‘sky is falling’ headlines are accurate. Find out what’s really happening in the streets of Vancouver on today’s episode!

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127 Discussing Pemberton_s Huge New Project in the St Lawrence Market with Brian Shew

February 9, 2017

Brian Shew of Milborne real estate has been buying and selling pre-construction condos for nearly 20 years. Today he is managing the sales team for Pemberton at Time and Space condos in the St Lawrence Market. Brian talked about this huge new project as well as gave his advice to first time investors on the top mistakes to avoid when investing in condos.

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126 Why Paying Off Your Mortgage Is a Terrible Idea and What You Should Do Instead

February 3, 2017

So you have a little extra money and you’re thinking about using it to pay down your mortgage - is that a good idea, or should you be doing something else instead? Andrew la Fleur shares his controversial opinion on debt, and shares some ‘secrets of the rich’ in this episode.

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125 When Is the Best Time to Sell Your Condo? - True Condos Podcast

February 3, 2017

When is the best time to sell your condo? How long should you hold your condo before selling it? Is it better to flip it right away, or hold it for 20 years? In this episode, Andrew la Fleur breaks down the different options investors have for selling their condo and shares his formula for the optimal time to sell.

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124 How Secure is the Rental Market? With Pauline Lierman of Urbanation

January 26, 2017

Urbanation just released their year end numbers for the Toronto condo rental market. Rental rates were up an incredible 12% in the fourth quarter of 2016! Yet many first time investors still wonder if they will be able to rent out their units when completed. Find out what Pauline Lierman, Director of Market Research for Urbanation has to say.

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123 Should You Only Invest in a New Condo at the Initial Launch - True Condo Podcast

January 25, 2017

Conventional wisdom suggests that the best time to invest in a new condo project is at the initial launch, but does that mean you should never invest in a new condo if you are buying AFTER the initial launch? Discover how to find what Andrew la Fleur refers to as “SVPs” and unlock amazing investment opportunities that may be hidden from plain sight.

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122 What Happens If My Condo Is Delayed? - with Mark Purdy

January 20, 2017

Construction delays are to be expected and are in fact quite common when buying into a high rise condominium, however, did you know that you may be entitled to compensation if your condo was delayed? Find out how and why you might be eligible and how much you can claim by listening to this interview with expert Mark Purdy.

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121 Understanding Insurance for Condo Investors and Landlords with Daniel Mirkovic of SquareOneInsurance.ca

January 17, 2017

As a condo investor and landlord, do you need to have your own insurance? Find out the answer to this critical question and learn more about insurance and condo investing as Andrew la Fleur interviews the President and Founder of SquareOneInsurance.ca - Daniel Mirkovic.

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120 Should Your Parents Sell Their House and Buy a Condo?

January 10, 2017

Are your parents at retirement age and wondering if now is the time to sell their home and buy a condo? You’re not alone - this is a very common question. In this episode, Andrew la Fleur looks at the many potential reasons why people think it’s a good idea to sell their home and buy a condo, he will identify the one single reason that underlies them all, and he presents 2 alternative solutions to the question of should your parents (or you) sell their house and buy a condo?

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Andrew la Fleur / Sales Representative

416-371-2333 / andrew@truecondos.com

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119 How Do You Choose a Good Condo? Buying from Floor Plans vs. Buying in Real Life

December 20, 2016

How do you know what is a good unit to buy? People tend to buy from floor plans very differently than people do in real life - once the condo is built. Learn about some of the mistakes investors make when choosing a plan, and learn about what real life buyers and renters react to when stepping into a condo.

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Andrew la Fleur / Sales Representative

416-371-2333 / andrew@truecondos.com

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118 What Happens When Your Condo Developer Goes Bankrupt?

December 19, 2016

Toronto developer Urbancorp looks to come out of their bankruptcy proceedings with $31m in their pocket, yet none of their purchasers will be getting their homes. What happened here and more importantly what can we learn from this saga as real estate investors?

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Andrew la Fleur / Sales Representative

416-371-2333 / andrew@truecondos.com

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117 3 Scary Statistics That Show Just How Hot The Downtown Condo Market Is Right Now

December 9, 2016

The downtown condo market is so hot right now it’s scary! The numbers reached historical levels earlier in 2016 and the market is still accelerating. In this episode, Andrew la Fleur shares 3 statistics about the downtown condo market that will shock and surprise you. If you’re in the condo market already it’s great news, if you are still on the sidelines, now is the time to jump in - listen to find out why.

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Andrew la Fleur / Sales Representative

416-371-2333 / andrew@truecondos.com

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116 Why Would Someone Pay $3000/month in Rent Instead of Buying?

December 7, 2016

Andrew la Fleur has been advising clients this year to start adding 2 bedroom condos (especially over 800 sq ft) to their portfolio. For the first time ever, larger units are the hottest segment of the condo market. But one investor asked Andrew a great question: why would someone rent one of these units for $3000/month instead of just buying? Andrew will provide 8 reasons why in this episode.

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Andrew la Fleur / Sales Representative

416-371-2333 / andrew@truecondos.com

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115 Tour of Downtown Toronto neighbourhoods through the eyes of a first time condo investor

November 30, 2016

Join Andrew la Fleur and one of his clients who is a first time condo investor as they explore around different downtown Toronto neighbourhoods. Find out which neighbourhoods are hot, which ones are set to grow in the next 5-10 years and understand what to look for when investing in a downtown neighbourhood.

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Andrew la Fleur / Sales Representative

416-371-2333 / andrew@truecondos.com

http://www.truecondos.com

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