Student Rental Condos are Booming

studen rental condos booming

I’m getting more and more requests these days from my clients for student-oriented investment opportunities. The fact is that student rental condos are very hot right now. Projects like University Suites in Kingston and The Academy Condos in Scarborough were among the best selling condos in the country in 2014, and many of my clients […]

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The Toronto Condo Market this Week – May 22, 2015

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LEED certification ups condo resale prices According to a new TD Economics report, LEED certification can increase the resale price of a Toronto condo anywhere from five to 14 percent. In addition, condos with a “green building status” lowered maintenance fees and days sitting on the market before selling I want to read the full [...]

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The Toronto Condo Market this Week 05/15/15

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The One at Yonge & Bloor, The Mirvish Village Public Market, and The Bartholomew in the revitalized Regent Park are all preparing to completely transform their respective neighbourhoods. Whether it’s an 80-storey tower to raise the bar in an already highly sought for area, an urban village concept to cater to a growing population, or [...]

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How to Raise 5 Kids in a Condo with Adrian Crook of

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Adrian Crook lives with his partner and 5 kids in a 1000 sq ft condo in downtown Vancouver. We talked about the benefits of urban living for families, and discuss the challenges that cities like Toronto and Vancouver face in getting more families to make the shift to downtown, high rise living. Condo investors should […]

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Should Condo Investors Fear the Rental Apartment Boom?

Should Condo Investors Fear the Rental Apartment Boom

[For more information on this topic, check out a podcast I did here] It seems like once a month now a major rental tower is announced in Toronto. Existing condo sites are being converted into rental buildings, and upcoming high rise sites that last year would almost certainly be condos are today being proposed as […]

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Why the Rental Apartment Boom is a Good Thing for Condo Investors

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In this solo episode, Andrew la Fleur presents an oral essay on why the rental apartment boom we are seeing in Toronto is a good thing for individual condo investors. There are 5 forces at play that when taken into account indicate a bright future for the condo market. LISTEN ON iTUNES Related Links Financial […]

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