In this episode, Claude discusses various aspects of investing in commercial real estate.
– Should you start with residential real estate?
– How is commercial different than residential.
– How to find and screen commercial tenants.
– How long should your lease be..? It depends on your tenant.
– What type of commercial investment is for you.
– What are environmental reports and when do you need it.
Claude Boiron joined Pierre full time in 2001 to start his apprenticeship, and received his sales representative’s licence in 2003. He practices Industrial, Commercial, and Investment Real Estate, and recently added Residential Real Estate brokerage to his offerings. He brings fresh thinking to the business and is eager to implement new technologies where they will improve his clients’ Real Estate experience.
As co-author of “Commercial Real Estate Investing in Canada – The Complete Reference for Real Estate Professionals” (John Wiley & Sons, 2008, $200 MSRP), and author of “Make More Money, Find More Clients, Close Deals Faster: The Canadian Real Estate Agent’s Essential Business Guide” (John Wiley & Sons, 2012, $50 MSRP), Claude has proven the diversity of his Real Estate knowledge and expertise across the Commercial and Residential gamut. As an instructor at the University of Toronto, as well as York University, Claude is a sought-after source for Real Estate education.
In 2012 Claude obtained his Real Estate Broker’s designation, and is now responsible for one of ROYAL LEPAGE Terrequity’s Branch Offices in the Greater Toronto Area.