217 episodes

Founders Ariel Kormendy and Adrian Trott hash it out. Join them and guests for entrepreneurial motivation, business discussions, real estate tips and more.

KT Confidential Ariel Kormendy | Adrian Trott

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Founders Ariel Kormendy and Adrian Trott hash it out. Join them and guests for entrepreneurial motivation, business discussions, real estate tips and more.

    Real Estate FRAUD In Toronto | KT CONFIDENTIAL EP219 | The Real Estate Podcast

    Real Estate FRAUD In Toronto | KT CONFIDENTIAL EP219 | The Real Estate Podcast

    Recent real estate frauds have been committed in Toronto; fraudsters impersonating real estate agents, homes being sold without the homeowners' consent, and apartments being rented out by scammers. Adrian and Ariel provide their knowledge and tips on spotting suspicious activity and protecting yourself from fraudulent deals. Learn more about the red flags of real estate fraud and make sure you don't get scammed!

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    0:17 – Intro
    1:49 – Rental fraud in Toronto
    4:42 – Committing frauds through Airbnb
    6:11 – Rent a place that's listed with a brokerage with a real estate agent
    8:29 – Interview your tenants
    9:49 – Use SingleKey to do a background check on tenants or landlords
    10:50 – Confirm your tenant's identification
    12:29 – Be mindful when sharing personal and sensitive information
    15:18 – Outro

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    Links to real estate fraud articles:

    https://storeys.com/toronto-home-sold-without-owners-consent/

    https://storeys.com/man-wanted-toronto-rent-scam/

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    After successful careers in the automotive industry, entrepreneurs Ariel Kormendy and Adrian Trott decided to inject their passion for growing a brand and providing unrivalled service into the real estate industry. Kicking off their careers in 2011, they quickly became a top-performing team in Canada. Originally a team of two real estate agents in Milton, The KT Team quickly grew to a large team of exceptional REALTORS®, an administrative department and an in-house media department, taking their proven processes and unique services across most of the Golden Horseshoe. Follow them on social for behind-the-scenes footage, real estate tips, industry secrets and more.

    • 15 min
    The TOP Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make | KT CONFIDENTIAL EP218 | The Real Estate Podcast

    The TOP Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make | KT CONFIDENTIAL EP218 | The Real Estate Podcast

    When buying your first home, it can be easy to make mistakes that can cost you time and money. Remember that buying a home is a big decision and doing your research and planning can go a long way towards making the process as smooth and successful as possible. In this video, Adrian and Ariel cover the top mistakes that first-time home buyers make and how to avoid them. Plus, Adrian give us a few funny tips generated by AI, and more on today's episode!

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    0:20 – Intro
    0:45 – Artificial Intelligence
    3:51 – Think about future needs (yours or future owner)
    10:01 – Understand the scope of a renovation upgrade
    14:20 – Be prepared to do some work or budget to hire someone
    15:42 – Do not shop during probation period
    19:30 – Prepare paperwork for mortgage approval
    20:17 – Do not take on anymore credit
    24:20 – Set up your team in advance
    27:06 – Understanding appliances' life expectancies
    30:06 – Reddit horror homeowner story #1
    31:32 – Reddit horror homeowner story #2
    32:06 – Replace all your new home's door locks and codes
    33:27 – Do some research on the home
    34:12 – Measure your doorways before purchasing furniture
    35:04 – Thoroughly read your insurance policy

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    Want more real estate podcast discussions?

    Watch it here: youtu.be/uLhNb8fdHt4
    Listen to it here: http://www.soundcloud.com/ktrealty

    Catch clips and highlights of the show here: http://www.instagram.com/kormendytrott

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    Our Social:

    Instagram: www.instagram.com/kormendytrott

    YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/kormendytrott

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/kormendytrott
    
Twitter: www.twitter.com/KormendyTrott
    Soundcloud:http://www.soundcloud.com/ktrealty
    
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/ktrealty
    
Pinterest: www.pinterest.ca/KormendyTrott
    
TikTok: www.tiktok.com/@kormendytrott?lang=en

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    After successful careers in the automotive industry, entrepreneurs Ariel Kormendy and Adrian Trott decided to inject their passion for growing a brand and providing unrivalled service into the real estate industry. Kicking off their careers in 2011, they quickly became a top-performing team in Canada. Originally a team of two real estate agents in Milton, The KT Team quickly grew to a large team of exceptional REALTORS®, an administrative department and an in-house media department, taking their proven processes and unique services across most of the Golden Horseshoe. Follow them on social for behind-the-scenes footage, real estate tips, industry secrets and more.

    Tags:
    real estate, podcast, current housing market, property investment, rentals, leases
    first-time, homebuyer, new, home, purchase, starting, fresh, easy, tips, advice, strategies, planning, budgeting, hiring, mistakes, security, loans, credit, report, kitchen appliances, equipment

    • 37 min
    PROS and CONS To Renting HVAC Equipment | KT CONFIDENTIAL EP217 | The Real Estate Podcast

    PROS and CONS To Renting HVAC Equipment | KT CONFIDENTIAL EP217 | The Real Estate Podcast

    In this episode of KT Confidential | The Real Estate Podcast, we explore the pros and cons of renting your HVAC equipment. We discuss topics such as water heater rental and the importance of disclosing rental items when selling your home. Tune in to hear our thoughts on the benefits and drawbacks of this increasingly popular trend. Whether you're considering renting your own HVAC equipment or you're a homeowner looking to understand the potential impact on your home's value, this episode has something for you.

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    0:22 – Intro
    3:03 – Buy your own hot water tank
    5:13 – Disclose your HVAC equipment's ownership status
    10:01 – Warranties/insurance plans don't usually cover everything
    16:00 – When to rent your HVAC equipment
    18:39 – Monthly payments are an easier sell
    23:23 – Buy HVAC equipment to attract home buyers
    24:02 – Outro/recap

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    Want more real estate podcast discussions?

    Watch it here: youtu.be/uLhNb8fdHt4
    Listen to it here: http://www.soundcloud.com/ktrealty

    Catch clips and highlights of the show here:
    http://www.instagram.com/kormendytrott

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    Our Social:

    Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/kormendytrott
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/kormendytrott
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/kormendytrott
    Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/KormendyTrott
    Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/ktrealty
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ktrealty
    Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.ca/KormendyTrott
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@kormendytrott?lang=en

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    After successful careers in the automotive industry, entrepreneurs Ariel Kormendy and Adrian Trott decided to inject their passion for growing a brand and providing unrivalled service into the real estate industry. Kicking off their careers in 2011, they quickly became a top-performing team in Canada. Originally a team of two real estate agents in Milton, The KT Team quickly grew to a large team of exceptional REALTORS®, an administrative department and an in-house media department, taking their proven processes and unique services across most of the Golden Horseshoe. Follow them on social for behind-the-scenes footage, real estate tips, industry secrets and more.

    • 27 min
    The BEST New Years Resolutions for REALTORS | KT CONFIDENTIAL EP216 | The Real Estate Podcast

    The BEST New Years Resolutions for REALTORS | KT CONFIDENTIAL EP216 | The Real Estate Podcast

    Having an action plan is key to achieving your New Years' Resolutions. Although this makes it easier to follow through with your goals, it can still be challenging. Episode 216 will help you stick to your goals and promises as Adrian and Ariel give the New Years' Resolutions that SHOULD be at the top of your list to maximize your personal and/or professional growth. From improving your eating habits to having psychological resilience, and everything in between, listen to today's podcast to learn more!

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    0:17 – Intro
    4:01 – New Years' Resolution v.s. goal
    6:00 – Developing healthy eating habits and routine
    7:13 – Sticking to your schedule
    10:06 – Keeping a hydrated body and filled-up stomach
    11:21 – Holding yourself accountable
    14:36 – Maximize your productivity
    17:20 – Writing down your thoughts and schedule
    19:40 – Moving at your own pace/understanding yourself
    20:38 – Being present in the moment (work hard, play hard)
    22:48 – Utilizing your voicemail and auto-responder
    25:33 – Have a complete day-off
    26:43 – Taking chances and opportunities
    28:45 – Getting together and eating with clients
    33:36 – Outro/recap

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    Want more real estate podcast discussions?

    Watch it here: youtu.be/uLhNb8fdHt4
    Listen to it here: http://www.soundcloud.com/ktrealty

    Catch clips and highlights of the show here:
    http://www.instagram.com/kormendytrott

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    Our Social:

    Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/kormendytrott
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/kormendytrott
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/kormendytrott
    Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/KormendyTrott
    Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/ktrealty
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ktrealty
    Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.ca/KormendyTrott
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@kormendytrott?lang=en

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    After successful careers in the automotive industry, entrepreneurs Ariel Kormendy and Adrian Trott decided to inject their passion for growing a brand and providing unrivalled service into the real estate industry. Kicking off their careers in 2011, they quickly became a top-performing team in Canada. Originally a team of two real estate agents in Milton, The KT Team quickly grew to a large team of exceptional REALTORS®, an administrative department and an in-house media department, taking their proven processes and unique services across most of the Golden Horseshoe. Follow them on social for behind-the-scenes footage, real estate tips, industry secrets and more.

    • 38 min
    The TOP Kitchen Renovations and Upgrades! | KT CONFIDENTIAL EP215 | The Real Estate Podcast

    The TOP Kitchen Renovations and Upgrades! | KT CONFIDENTIAL EP215 | The Real Estate Podcast

    Kitchen renovations can be difficult, especially if you're new to home remodelling or you're someone who's dealing with limited kitchen space. Today's podcast provides very helpful tips and insights for finishing your kitchen renovation. Look out for these common mistakes to save yourself some headaches, and hear from Ariel and Adrian about their personal experience with kitchen renovation and what they wish they knew before starting. Learn more in Episode 215. Happy Boxing Day, everyone!

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    0:23 – Intro
    2:48 – Hire an interior designer
    6:56 – Built-in wireless charger countertops
    9:27 – Built-in lighting in your kitchen and cabinetries
    12:47 – Customized kitchen storage
    14:25 – Clear your countertops
    15:40 – Install electrical relay cabinet
    18:33 – Storage for your kitchen appliances
    20:06 – Have a junk drawer
    21:53 – Consider separating your sink from your kitchen island
    22:45 – Bigger kitchen island v.s. dinettes
    26:11 – Free up space for your stove
    27:37 – Get kitchen ideas from tiny homes
    28:43 – Outro/recap

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    Want more real estate podcast discussions?

    Watch it here: youtu.be/uLhNb8fdHt4
    Listen to it here: http://www.soundcloud.com/ktrealty

    Catch clips and highlights of the show here:
    http://www.instagram.com/kormendytrott

    ****************************

    Our Social:

    Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/kormendytrott
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/kormendytrott
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/kormendytrott
    Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/KormendyTrott
    Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/ktrealty
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ktrealty
    Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.ca/KormendyTrott
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@kormendytrott?lang=en

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    After successful careers in the automotive industry, entrepreneurs Ariel Kormendy and Adrian Trott decided to inject their passion for growing a brand and providing unrivalled service into the real estate industry. Kicking off their careers in 2011, they quickly became a top-performing team in Canada. Originally a team of two real estate agents in Milton, The KT Team quickly grew to a large team of exceptional REALTORS®, an administrative department and an in-house media department, taking their proven processes and unique services across most of the Golden Horseshoe. Follow them on social for behind-the-scenes footage, real estate tips, industry secrets and more.

    • 30 min
    THREE Best Times of the Year to Buy Real Estate | KT CONFIDENTIAL EP214 | The Real Estate Podcast

    THREE Best Times of the Year to Buy Real Estate | KT CONFIDENTIAL EP214 | The Real Estate Podcast

    Many realtors like to claim, “anytime is the best time to buy real estate!” but the question is – is it really? Is anytime a good time to purchase? Being in the real estate industry for over a decade, Adrian Trott and Ariel Kormendy have observed the consistencies in the housing market, seeing its highs and lows throughout the year. In this episode, find out the three best weeks of the year to purchase real estate and what fuels sellers' determination to put up a SOLD! sign in their front yard. Episode 214 begs the question: is Christmas time the “most wonderful time” to buy?

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    0:46 – Intro
    5:08 – The best week to buy real estate
    8:30 – Buying real estate on Canada Day long weekend
    9:31 – Sellers must always be available
    10:57 – Purchasing real estate before Christmas
    14:38 – Don't have open houses on Mother's Day
    15:17 – The week before school starts
    18:09 – Christmas plans
    21:34 – Outro

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    Want more real estate podcast discussions?

    Watch it here: youtu.be/uLhNb8fdHt4
    Listen to it here: http://www.soundcloud.com/ktrealty

    Catch clips and highlights of the show here:
    http://www.instagram.com/kormendytrott

    ****************************

    Our Social:

    Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/kormendytrott
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/kormendytrott
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/kormendytrott
    Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/KormendyTrott
    Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/ktrealty
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ktrealty
    Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.ca/KormendyTrott
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@kormendytrott?lang=en

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    After successful careers in the automotive industry, entrepreneurs Ariel Kormendy and Adrian Trott decided to inject their passion for growing a brand and providing unrivalled service into the real estate industry. Kicking off their careers in 2011, they quickly became a top-performing team in Canada. Originally a team of two real estate agents in Milton, The KT Team quickly grew to a large team of exceptional REALTORS®, an administrative department and an in-house media department, taking their proven processes and unique services across most of the Golden Horseshoe. Follow them on social for behind-the-scenes footage, real estate tips, industry secrets and more.

    • 22 min

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