45 episodes

Whether you’re a REALTOR®, homebuyer or seller, this podcast is for you. Join the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board’s Chief Market Analyst and Ready to Real Estate host as he talks market trends, housing issues and the future of the industry with changemakers, trailblazers and thought leaders.

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    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

Whether you’re a REALTOR®, homebuyer or seller, this podcast is for you. Join the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board’s Chief Market Analyst and Ready to Real Estate host as he talks market trends, housing issues and the future of the industry with changemakers, trailblazers and thought leaders.

    Fireside Chat with Mayor John Tory

    Fireside Chat with Mayor John Tory

    Ahead of the municipal election on October 24, TRREB hosted a fireside chat with Mayor John Tory to discuss issues facing voters, including housing supply, infrastructure, development, inter-governmental cooperation, and how the city can support sustainable growth. Tory is hopeful that if reelected, he can continue the projects that are in the works and initiate new ones—to promote the development of diverse housing options and take care of aging infrastructure, among others. Join Ready to Real Estate host Jason Mercer around the fire before getting out to vote!

    • 35 min
    Housing Supply Solutions and the Municipal Election

    Housing Supply Solutions and the Municipal Election

    The municipal election is coming up on October 24, and it is vital that we have local governments committed to addressing the housing crisis. Join Craig Ruttan, Senior Director of Policy at the Toronto Region Board of Trade (TRBOT), in conversation with Ready to Real Estate podcast host and TRREB Chief Market Analyst Jason Mercer as they consider the issues and potential housing solutions that municipal governments could implement.

    • 23 min
    Why Choosing a TRREB Member REALTOR® Is the Smart Choice

    Why Choosing a TRREB Member REALTOR® Is the Smart Choice

    For many, buying a home is the most important and biggest financial decision they will ever make. So, it makes sense to go into the home buying and selling process with the support and expertise of a TRREB Member and the protections they offer, guaranteed by law. Join Ready to Real Estate host and TRREB Chief Market Analyst Jason Mercer in conversation with TRREB President Kevin Crigger as they discuss how partnering with a TRREB Member can set you up for success.

    • 22 min
    Rising Developer Fees and Affordable Housing in the GTA

    Rising Developer Fees and Affordable Housing in the GTA

    The City of Toronto is increasing developer fees by 46 per cent over the next two years, but what does this mean for our ability to create new housing developments for the average Canadian home buyer? In this episode, Richard Lyall, President of RESCON, meets with Ready to Real Estate podcast host and TRREB Chief Market Analyst Jason Mercer to discuss the impact of these increased costs on housing affordability and supply in the GTA and GGH.

    • 36 min
    Ready to Real Estate Season 4 Trailer

    Ready to Real Estate Season 4 Trailer

    The pandemic might be winding down, but the GTA’s real estate market is still in flux. What’s next for the real estate market? And how can you navigate it? We’ll explore all this and more in season four of Ready to Real Estate.
    Join host Jason Mercer, TRREB’s Chief Market Analyst. Over the season, he'll speak to experts, policymakers, and influencers about everything from housing policy decisions to how to unlock a property’s potential to exploring consumer intentions and more.
    To kick off the season he'll be chatting with industry experts about development fees, the importance of consumer protection, mortgage trends, and more. Benefit from our insightful conversations and gain property intelligence as we discover more about the key issues shaping the market. 
    Let’s get ready to real estate!

    • 1 min
    Bonus Episode: Embracing Embarrassment with Sara Blakely

    Bonus Episode: Embracing Embarrassment with Sara Blakely

    In this special bonus episode of Ready to Real Estate, entrepreneur, philanthropist, Spanx Founder and Executive Chairwoman Sara Blakely chats with TRREB President Kevin Crigger about how she got her start. Aspiring and established business owners alike will appreciate her perspective on failure – mainly, that you need to experience it – and her introduction to the four types of buyers you might encounter when making a sale.

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Mel from the 6 ,

Amazing Information and so Authentic

As a realtor from Toronto I am happy to tune in and listen to TRREB’s podcast! I am such a fan of the transparency and knowledge that is being broadcasted.

SteveJayCanada ,

First Class Podcast About Toronto Real Estate

Really well done. Very insightful. Looking forward to future episodes and further info about Toronto and surrounding area real estate. Keep up the good work. Steve Jay, Salesperson, Royal LePage Realty Plus.

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