What’s Underlying the Student Rental Condo Boom?

What’s Underlying the Student Rental Condo Boom

In this solo episode, Andrew la Fleur discusses some of the reasons why student rental condos are becoming so popular and why owning a student rental unit right here in downtown Toronto is a great thing to have in your portfolio. LISTEN ON iTUNES Related Links Grid Condos Investor Package “Trends in Enrollment” interesting study […]

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The Toronto Condo Market this Week (May 29, 2015)

toronto condo market news piece may 29
Ontario condo owners to get cheaper way to resolve disputes The Ontario government plans to pursue the largest overhaul in condo legislation proposed in 16 years. Starting at $1 per month per condo unit, condo owners will be protected from bad boards and unexpected financial problems within their buildings. I want to read the full [...]

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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

condo market this week
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 5kids1condo.com

5kids1condo Adrian Crook Interview

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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