The Toronto Condo Market This Week (July 24, 2015)

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Record levels of home building in Canada raises new red flags More than a quarter of Canadian construction industry professionals told a new survey by London-based Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors they were worried that Toronto’s housing market was at risk of a price correction because of high levels of new home construction. I want [...]

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The Importance of Long Term Thinking in Real Estate Investing

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My old uncle said something very interesting to me recently when discussing current world events like the Greek crisis, Chinese economy losing steam, and low oil prices: “You have to think in centuries”. These things are all small blips on the radar in the bigger picture of world events and history. And the same is [...]

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The Toronto Condo Market This Week (July 17, 2015)

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5 Unbelievable Facts About the Toronto Real Estate Market Bulls point to low interest rates, crazy bidding wars for desirable neighborhoods, and a steady stream of new people moving to the city as proof the market is in great shape. A steadily rising price is the result of a healthy market. Here are five facts about the [...]

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Will I be Able to Rent Out My Condo?

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One of the most common questions that I get asked from first time condo investors is will I be able to rent out my condo once it is complete? In this episode I look at the latest numbers from Urbanation on the Toronto Condo rental market from Q2-2015. The bottom line is that the condo [...]

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The Ultimate DIY Guide to Renting Your Condo for Top Dollar – Without Using an Agent

The Ultimate DIY Guide to Renting Your Condo for Top Dollar - Without Using an Agent

Note: The following is a post written by Alexander Yolevski, Condo Investor & Marketing Manager at TrueCondos.com. Using a Platinum agent when purchasing a pre-construction condo is key to making sure you get the floorplan you want, the best price, any purchaser incentives being offered, and most importantly, someone with many years experience who has […]

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The Toronto Condo Market This Week (July 10, 2015)

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CPPIB buys 60% stake in Toronto rental property, entering Canada’s multi-family real estate market The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board made its first direct investment in Canadian multi-family real estate on Monday with the purchase of a 60 per cent interest in Minto High Park Village in Toronto. I want to read the full article. [...]

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How Condo Investors Can Take Advantage of the Baby Boom in Downtown Toronto with Jeanhy Shim of Housing Lab Toronto

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Jeanhy Shim has over 22 years of experience in the Toronto development industry as a consultant, analyst, and entrepreneur. Jeany talked to Andrew la Fleur about the current state of the Toronto condo market, what makes Toronto unique among major world cities, and how condo investors can and should take advantage of the baby boom [...]

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Bank of Canada Cutting Rates Again. Are Low Interest Rates Here to Stay?

Bank of Canada Cutting Rates Again. Are Low Interest Rates Here to Stay? podcast

In this special solo episode, Andrew la Fleur provides 5 thoughts on interest rates as they pertain to real estate investors. Andrew has been saying for years that low interest rates are “the new normal” and now the Bank of Canada will likely lower rates this month yet again. This episode is especially for you […]

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The Toronto Condo Market This Week (July 3, 2015)

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New condo construction is slowing, but not for long Last year, 25,571 condo units were completed. This year, only 18,914 are projected for completion, but construction is expected to remain strong in years ahead. I want to read the full article. CIBC: Toronto condo market to face adjustment as rental demand moderates Moderating demand for [...]

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10 Tips for Your PDI on Your New Condo in Toronto

10 Tips for your PDI  pre delivery inspection on Your New Condo in Toronto True Condos

Now it’s time to do your PDI (pre-delivery inspection). You’ve probably been waiting as long as 4 years for this, and now it’s finally time to take possession of your new home or investment property. Your PDI is your opportunity to see the condo for the very first time and walk through the property with […]

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