179 Something I never thought would happen just did

December 12, 2017

Andrew la Fleur is constantly tracking the condo market, looking for trends and spotting opportunities in the data to help condo investors make strategic investments. Recently he has spotted something he says he never thought would happen. Find out what it is and why it represents a huge BUY signal for downtown condo investors.

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178 How to save time and money on small repair jobs on your investment property with Jiffy

December 1, 2017

Dealing with property maintenance is a normal part of being a landlord and with Jiffy it’s now a lot easier to deal with. Jiffy is a new app that connects property owners with trades people and service professionals for small repair jobs. In this episode Andrew la Fleur chats with Paul Arlin (co-founder of Jiffy) about the service, how it works, and what advantages it offers landlords and condo investors.

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177 4 situations where you should not sell your condo by assignment

November 28, 2017

This is part 3 of a 3-part series on condo assignments. In this episode, Toronto Realtor Andrew la Fleur shares the 4 most common situations he encounters with condo investors where he does not recommend selling by assignment. Make sure you are not in one of these categories if you are thinking of selling!

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176 4 situations where it makes sense to sell your condo by assignment

November 28, 2017

In part 2 of this 3-part series on condo assignments, you will discover the 4 situations where it does make sense for you to sell your condo by assignment. If you are in one of these categories then you should probably assign your condo.

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175 8 Things your realtor probably didn’t tell you about condo assignments

November 28, 2017

Are you thinking about selling your condo by assignment? Listen to this 3-part mini podcast series to learn more about assignments and when you should and shouldn’t consider selling by assignment. In part 1, condo investment expert Andrew la Fleur reveals 8 things that your Realtor probably didn’t tell you about assignments.

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174 Why the GTA’s Biggest Builder Is so Big on the Downtown East Side

November 6, 2017

Pemberton has always been a large builder of new homes and condos but in 2017 they are on pace to break records with over 3000 units sold. After selling out Time and Space condos (1600 units across 4 towers) in just 6 months, Pemberton is now launching Social condos at Church and Dundas. Find out more about this investment opportunity from Sales Manager and returning podcast guest Jason Lam of Milborne Real Estate.

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173 How to get 100% occupancy in your condo on Airbnb

November 2, 2017

In this episode Andrew la Fleur discusses renting out your condo on Airbnb with a condo investor and Realtor Lillian Hanna. Lillian has first hand experience as an Airbnb landlord in her downtown condo. What are the potential risks and rewards of using Airbnb? What are the important things to know for condo investors and mistakes to avoid? Learn from Lillian’s experiences on this episode.

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172 Why Condos are Going to Kill it under the new mortgage rules with Mortgage Jake

October 27, 2017

In this episode we get the always informative and engaging Mortgage Jake (Jake Abramowicz) to talk about the new mortgage rule changes (i.e. the stress test). Find out why Jake says condos are going to “kill it”, why you should refinance your existing properties NOW, and why you might actually better off putting less money down than more on your next home.

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171 In depth analysis of the new mortgage stress test with David Larock

October 24, 2017

Mortgage broker David Larock is back and here to provide his in depth analysis of the new mortgage rule changes - the stress test and it’s implications to our market.  What are the new rules, who do they benefit, who do they hurt, how many buyers will this actually effect. Are the big banks worried about losing business to non-bank lenders? And why we could be looking at lower interest rates in the not so distant future.

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170 Why Brad Lamb is “All In” on Hamilton

October 6, 2017

Brad Lamb started investing in real estate in the early 80s eventually becoming one of the most successful real estate agents, real estate marketers, and now real estate developers in the country. Brad is known for making the most accurate predictions in the industry and has been proven right about the Toronto market time and time again. Today Brad is making a huge bet on the city of Hamilton with his latest project called Television City. Learn more about Brad’s story in real estate and find out why Hamilton just might be where you buy your next investment condo.

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169 E2 Condos - Dream building from the Yonge and Eglinton Dream Team

October 6, 2017

In this episode Matt Young, Vice President of Capital Developments talks about their upcoming project in partnership with Metropia - E2 Condos at Yonge and Eglinton. These two development teams are responsible for some of the highest profile and most successful buildings in the area and put their talents together to make a dream building for investors and families with direct subway AND LRT access.

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168 The One: Toronto’s First International Design Building with Eric Kuzian

October 6, 2017

The One Condos at 1 Bloor Street West is probably the most anticipated new project in Toronto in years. In this episode Andrew talks to Eric Kuzian who is marketing the project on behalf of Mizrahi Developments. What makes this location, this building, and this developer so unique and unlike anything Toronto has seen before? Find out in this episode.

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167 Why King West is such a hot area for investment with Eric Kuzian

October 6, 2017

Over the last 15 years, King West has changed from a run-down district full of abandoned warehouses to one of the hottest real estate pockets in the city. Eric Kuzian is in a unique position to speak to the neighbourhood’s development as President of PSR  - a boutique real estate firm that has sold thousands of units in this neighbourhood. Listen as he introduces KINGLY condos by Riocan and Allied Reit - a very unique project in the heart of King West.

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166 Top 5 Most Common Objections for Investing or Buying in Regent Park

October 3, 2017

After 10 years of the revitalization already behind us, some people are still skeptical about Regent Park and wonder if it’s really a good place to invest your money. In this episode Andrew la Fleur tackles the top-5 most common objections for investing or buying in Regent Park and provides answers that every would-be investor or first time buyer must hear!

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165 Why now is the time to get off the fence and invest in Regent Park - with Jake Cohen of Daniels Corp

October 2, 2017

In this episode Andrew la Fleur talks again with Jake Cohen - VP of Project Implementation for Daniels Corp - about DuEast Condominiums - Daniel’s latest new project in Regent Park. Listen to discover what’s new in Regent Park since the record-breaking sell out of The Wyatt which launched in October 2016. Find out why Jake says that Regent Park has changed so much in the last decade and is now one of hottest neighbourhoods in the Downtown East side.

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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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Andrew la Fleur / Sales Representative

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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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Andrew la Fleur / Sales Representative

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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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