TalkCondo in the Media
Toronto Star: The brokers talk condo investment
March 28, 2014
“Transit is one of the main things for (investor) buyers,” said Amit Bhandari. “No. 1 would be access to the subway and No. 2, a streetcar line. The PATH system is also a factor.”
Toronto Star: Who Are The GTA’s Platinum Brokers
March 28, 2014
Globe and Mail: Aggressive Development: Inside the building and selling of a Toronto condo tower
February 15, 2014
“When the guys here told me they were launching on the third of January, I told them, ‘You are absolutely crazy'”, he says, sitting in the sales office while Mr. Habibzadeh finishes his paperwork.
“I was literally still in my Christmas pyjamas, and I’m like, ‘Nobody is buying condos at this time of year, you’ve got to wait at least a couple of weeks.’ But you know what? [They were right.]”
RealNet: RealInsiders Private Client Event
January 23, 2013
TalkCondo were invited to speak to over 300 Developers. Roy Bhandari shared a panel with Presidents and Executives from the development world and was invited to provide his unique insight to the GTA pre-construction market and offered suggestions on how the entire industry needed to work together to navigate a difficult 2013 for the industry as unsold inventory hit new heights.
On the panel, Roy Bhandari advised developers to “hold off on new launches” to allow for inventory to reach normal levels again, which they did in 2013.
Toronto Star: Boomers discover they’ve been locked out of condo boom
“They’re telling us that living in a 4,000-square-foot home is not a lot of fun — that it feels more empty, the larger it is, now that the kids are gone.
“They’ve seen how much the city has grown and most of them want to be close to the water or central enough that they can walk everywhere.”
– Roy Bhandari
Toronto Star: Toronto’s condo boom continues after record 2011
April 4, 2012
“I don’t see the bubble everyone is talking about. We’ve seen no slowdown from investors,” says realtor Roy Bhandari
“If anything, people are more eager right now. They still see (the Toronto condo market) as a great place to put their money, especially when you weigh it against other investments like stocks and bonds.”
Globe and Mail: Buying a condo: New or resale?
November 17, 2011
Working with a quality developer is key, and a bad developer in a good location can equal a bad project, says Roy Bhandari, who specializes in helping investors by condos prior to construction and shares resources relating to these purchases on his site TalkCondo.com
Eye Weekly: Such great hype
February 20, 2011
“I don’t care if they’re living in it eventually or not,” said Bhandari, “but anyone who buys pre-construction is an investor.”