I bought my condo with Conrad and sold it several years later with him for 275 percent more than my purchase price. Over the intervening years Conrad’s advice has been excellent and his negotiating skills helped me get 20 percent more than my asking price. His results speak for themselves.
I have bought and sold a few properties, using a different agent each time. Each experience left me exhausted and frustrated with the service. This all changed when I met Conrad. Working with Conrad was refreshing. In the fast-paced, competitive Toronto market, he helped us find our dream property. And we felt relaxed. He is honest, knowledgeable, well connected and stays committed to you as his client until the deal is closed. Conrad's sensibility, deep understanding of the market and strong negotiation skills ultimately landed us a fantastic house. I continue to take his advice and would recommend his services without hesitation.
I purchased my first house with Conrad. It was an interesting situation. There were 4 similar bids and, because it was the seller’s first house and they were staying in the neighbourhood, they actually interviewed all potential buyers. I was working late so Conrad acted on my behalf. He went above and beyond to ensure I got the house. His knowledge, expertise and personality make him special. He has continued to be my number one contact for any home improvements. He has provided great advice and by using his contacts, i have had great quality work and saved a lot of money. In an area of over 50,000 agents, he is a star and I would highly recommend him to anyone.
Buying a home for the first time can be a daunting and overwhelming undertaking. We were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to work with Conrad who made the process fun and manageable. After showing us a number of condos and not finding the right fit we expanded our search to include houses and were successful. Conrad talked us through the entire process patiently showing us numerous listings and answering all of our questions. He arraigned for us to meet with a mortgage broker who was helpful in introducing us to the mortgage process. Fast-forward four years and we have a toddler with another baby on the way and it is time to sell. Conrad was great at keeping us in the loop of current market trends and tips with his client updates throughout the time we were living in our home…
…When it came time to put our house on the market Conrad was there to give us advice on how to best spend our modest renovation budget to garner the largest impact. A walk through to discuss staging and finishing touches left us confident that we had done everything we could to prepare our house for sale. He kept us grounded and our expectations realistic as we discussed our pricing strategy; his years of experience showed as he confidently explained our best course of action for the current market. When it came to getting our listing out there Conrad excelled at web-marketing with a great photo tour that made the space pop and really drove traffic through abundance of booked showings and a busy open house weekend. When offer day came Conrad ensured that the human element of the process remained intact…
…There wasn’t just a passing of numbers and pages but a chance for us to learn a little about each of the prospective buyers. We sold our house in six days for over asking and could not have been happier with the entire experience from beginning to end. Conrad has a winning positive attitude and is consistently challenging himself as a runner and athlete, setting and achieving goals. That is the same mentality he brings to the table as your agent, positive, professional, focused, and a great communicator that makes him-self available when you need him. With tremendous added value before, during, after and in between the sale Conrad can has recommended great professional connections from mortgage brokers, to roofers, to contractors. A true professional in every sense of the word I fully endorse his services to any and all in need of a real estate representation.
We were very cautious when it came to selecting a realtor, we just did not connect with those that our friends and family had used, so we started to attend open houses on our own. We met Conrad at one of those open houses and instinctually felt like we had met our realtor, even if we did not think the house he was selling was the right one for us. He was confident and relaxed, but most importantly, his knowledge of the business outclassed any of the other 25 realtors we had already met…
…Buying your first home is a bewildering experience. We were very grateful that we had Conrad coaching us along. In every bidding war we felt like we had a ringer on our team. He helped us through the ups and downs and kept everything in perspective. In the end Conrad saved us thousands with his negotiating skills. As we look back now we feel better and better about the decisions we made along the way, starting with choosing Conrad. We would not consider selling or buying with anyone else.
…With his unique marketing skills, we received 10 offers and sold the house $150,000+ over asking! Everyone has a negative story when it comes to purchasing/selling a house with a real estate agent; however, we know that Conrad stands out amongst all realtors. He has a high level of integrity and puts your interest above everything else. For us to call upon Conrad to assist us with the most important purchase and sale in our lives is testament to Conrad’s unwavering dedication and loyalty to his clients.
Recently, my husband and I decided to purchase our “dream” home. We had been in our “starter” home for almost 20 years and needed someone we could trust to guide us through the process. With Conrad’s expert negotiating skills, we purchased the home of our dreams. We were very specific in what we wanted and in which area of the city. Conrad patiently looked at homes and advised us regarding re-sale potential, to ensure that we would be entirely happy with our new home. We listened to Conrad’s advice and ended up in a home in our area which met all of our requirements, at a price that was a bargain…
…Conrad provided us with the name of an excellent home inspector and advised us each step of the way. Similarly, Conrad sold our first home in record time. He did a walk-through of our home, and gave us suggestions for showings. There was some serious negotiating on price, but Conrad told us to be patient, and he was right. We ended up getting our price! Throughout the process, Conrad was confident, knowledgeable, helpful and supportive. It didn’t go unnoticed that he was friendly, professional and worked well with the other agents. We would never use anyone else!
This is a little delayed however I want to send a thank you for the work you did for the sale of my condo this past November. In fact I want to thank you for everything since we first met to buy my first condo 2 and half years ago! Specifically you have allowed me to feel comfortable in this real estate space where I have no knowledge or comfort at all. Taking the time to explain your knowledge of the market as well as the process to get things done was so beneficial. I truly appreciate you acting so quickly right from the time you got my phone call to sell…
…Your advice on what to do to prepare my place to sell as well as your expertise in negotiating price is what secured getting the maximum return on my condo. What normally would have been deemed as a stressful time turned into a quick and painless process. I couldn’t believe it when it was over and I couldn’t be happier with the outcome. My experience buying and selling with you has been amazing and I look forward to continuing this relationship for my future real estate ventures! Thanks Conrad!
When it comes to real estate transactions… Conrad is definitely someone who can “make it happen”. I’ve known Conrad for over fifteen years. Over ten years ago, he wisely convinced me to enter the housing market, and at that time, he patiently guided me through the process of purchasing my first place. During the time that I have known Conrad, his knowledge of the Toronto real estate market has proved to be outstanding, so when it came time to sell my first property, I knew that I could place my trust in Conrad to help guide me through the process. He helped me with numerous details prior to the sale, including suggestions on appropriate colours to paint in various rooms, as well as advice on particular features which potential buyers were likely to focus on…
…Because my property had tenants, this wasn’t a typical sale, yet Conrad’s advice about how to execute this aspect of the sale clearly underscored his years of experience in selling real estate. Conrad helped structure the sale in a manner that would be the least disruptive to the tenants, yet would still allow for as many viewings as possible. I really appreciated the way that Conrad dealt with the tenants in a most courteous and professional manner. At the end of the day, Conrad truly “made it happen”. The sale of my house went through much quicker than I thought it would, and with Conrad’s expert handling of the details, I experienced much less stress and anxiety than I had expected from such a big transaction. Thanks Conrad!
Instrumental in helping us buy our dream house, and in getting us eight offers when it came time to move on – Conrad LeDrew is the consummate real estate professional. In the summer of 2004 my husband and I visited an open house for a lovely Lawrence Park home. The asking price was on the high end of our budget, but we loved the layout, the location, and the amenities of 130 Lawrence Avenue East. Conrad’s tenacity in a weeklong negotiation with the homeowner’s agent proved successful. After extensive brokering, Conrad got us the home of our dreams – I wept tears of joy when we got the glorious news. Fast-forward three years, our lives and needs had changed dramatically. And Conrad, who will tell you he has the greatest success as a selling agent, led us through the steps to properly prepare our home for sale during the early February seller’s market…
…After tweaking the décor of our home and repositioning a few pieces of furniture, Conrad began his methodical marketing approach to getting us the best price possible in the shortest amount of time. Conrad began with a brunch for 40 brokers on Thursday which yielded dozens of showings; hundreds of prospective buyers came to our weekend open houses; then additional viewings took place the following Monday; and eight offers came in by Tuesday. The dream home that we purchased for $15,000 under asking price, sold for $71,600 over asking three years later. Conrad is a patient advisor, who will work with you to both define and realize your ideal real estate needs. He is a master at his craft and delivers best-in-class results.
We have worked with Conrad LeDrew twice in the past five years. In 2001, Conrad helped purchase our first house, and in 2005, he helped us sell it. Both events were extremely positive experiences, and we’re tremendously grateful for the over-and-above work that Conrad invested in ensuring that we maximized our opportunities. In 2001, we were new to Toronto, and knew little about its real estate. Conrad’s advice and guidance led us to a wonderful house in an ideal neighbourhood which, through his expert transactional and negotiation skills, we were able to purchase for a very fair price in a highly competitive market. In 2005, we had to sell our house quickly for a job-related move to the U.S…
…We were especially challenged with two small children and hectic careers that afforded virtually no time to invest in preparations for sale. Again, Conrad provided extremely sound advice on the extent of the services we needed to have our house prepped to just the right measure for fast sale at an excellent price. Everything worked exactly according to plan, and our house was sold within one week at almost $200k more than what we bought it for 4+ years earlier. His pricing strategy worked, his negotiation skills were clearly those of well seasoned real estate agent, and he was dedicated to making the entire process smooth and successful for us. Conrad has been a pleasure to work with. We have and will continue to enthusiastically recommend him to others. Conrad is an outstanding real estate agent.
One house purchased, one house sold, and 2 success stories! Well, it’s been nearly five years now since you helped us purchase our home in the east end. We enjoyed working with you then, and we certainly enjoyed working with you recently while preparing Jill’s mom’s west end house for sale. You have once again proved to be an extremely professional, knowledgeable and hard working agent. We greatly appreciate the wide range of ideas and options you gave us on how best to prepare the house for sale. And not only were we happy to put you exquisite interior design knowledge to use, but we benefited from your great connections with flooring and paint shops as well…
…(And of course, some of your own fabulous art work that you brought over too). Then there were the negotiations, which you handled with skill and class. Jill and I are still amazed at the well-over asking price we received for the house! And finally Conrad, as you know, there was a strong emotional attachment to the house. You were always aware of this and remained very understanding, calm, and supportive at all times. You were a phone call away and there for us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All of this and fun to be around as well! Thanks again and all the best for 2005.
As a first time home buyer, I was extremely nervous to venture into the world of real estate. Being a novice, it was imperative to find the right agent who not only could guide me through the process, but someone who would listen to my needs and provide me with the best information and advice. I was referred to Conrad LeDrew by both a family member as well as a fellow employee. The recommendation was for both his experience with the market as well as his aggressive yet fair means of negotiation. Within one week, I am happy to say I am the proud owner of a beautiful condominium. In exactly the location, size, and price range I was looking for…
…From our initial meeting, Conrad made me feel comfortable and confident with his abilities. He took me step by step through the process, always available with answers to my questions. His honesty and insight were beyond my expectations. Conrad made buying a condo a fun experience and I am overwhelmed with the outcome. I have already recommended his services to many friends and family members. Those who plan on selling their homes this year will be enlisting Conrad’s help. I am thrilled for the opportunity to write my experience on paper. I am also confident that future clients will share my enthusiasm.
When it came time to find the right home for us, we found ourselves competing with others for it. Conrad’s guidance, skill, and expertise in negotiation got us our dream home, we always have a place at our table for him!
Conrad helped us with the purchase and sale of our properties. His knowledge of the market, negotiating skills and patience were incredible, I highly recommend Conrad.
Just wanted to say thank you, once again. You were such a big help throughout my search for a place and during the negotiation process. You made it easy to relax and let things unfold, ending with a deal that I was very happy with. I realize that my deal is small potatoes compared to what you normally deal with, but I felt that you treated me with the same respect and courtesy that I would have expected had I been looking for a place worth $1,000,000. It’s no surprise too me that you are #1 in Toronto real estate. Thanks again!
I was recommended to you by a dear friend of mine for you expertise and professionalism and I am glad she did. You made me feel very comfortable right from the start and that was very important to me. Thanks to you, I decided to make the decision to buy a property versus leasing one right after our initial phone call. It was essential to me to deal with an agent who took my needs into consideration, who was frank with me and did not pressure me in any way. Your advice was extremely valuable to me. I am glad to say that you met all my criteria and more. I would like to thank you for taking the time to explain to me all the details, answer all my questions, and guide me through the process. Thank you for providing me with great advice, for always making yourself available, and for negotiating the offer on my new condo in the middle of the night. It was a real pleasure working with you.
I am writing to thank you for the outstanding work on the purchase of our new home, and the sale of our current home. During the course of the past (and current) real estate transactions, you have proven to be an individual who possesses a tremendous amount of integrity and sense of responsibility. You have always presented yourself as an eminently trustworthy, knowledgeable, and patient individual. My partner and I greatly appreciate the skill with which you are able to explain the complexities of the real estate world, as well as your capacity to answer our interminable questions and inquiries. We have often recommended you to friends and family, and will continue to do so. Thanks again for doing such a great job!
Just a brief note to thank you for your exceptional work in negotiating the purchase of our new home and the sale of the old one. We still can’t quite believe that we did so well on both deals. Ten bids over asking price is good even in this super-heated housing market, and we are delighted with the price we got on our old home…but the fact that we also got our new house well below asking is really an unexpected bonus. Your advice and hard work alone made this possible. I am strongly recommending you to my friends. I frankly can’t imagine a better agent.
For those of you who may be interested in buying or selling a home, I highly recommend Conrad LeDrew. Conrad helped me buy my Riverdale home 4 years ago and made that experience next to stress free. As a first time buyer, he provided expert guidance and some comforting handholding to take the worry out of evaluating options and managing the jitters of making such a big commitment. When it came time to sell that same home, I immediately turned to Conrad for the same guidance and support. Conrad made it all easy, from advice on market conditions, ideal time to sell as well as sell strategy. He was also very helpful in managing tenant needs and accommodating hectic schedules and short timelines. There was never any question that he was working with my best interest in mind. My house was on the market for a total of 6 days and I received over ask price. Fantastic job, Conrad!
Selling your home is usually a difficult and stressful time. Conrad made his experience positive, enjoyable and a lot of fun. He is patient, driven and focused. He loves the challenges and the art of the deal. He sold our old home for a brilliant price. His speed and precision are exemplary. His dedication and loyalty is what makes him our real estate agent forever and a wonderful new friend.
We have worked with Conrad on 4 transactions now and our experiences have been fantastic. Conrad is knowledgeable, professional, honest and is in tune with the trends of the real estate market. We have the utmost confidence in his abilities. Conrad delivers!
We want to thank you once again for your work in selling our condo. Your approach and execution were second to none. Our expectations were surpassed, yet again. Your professionalism from our initial meeting through to the negotiations and final agreement was top notch, resulting in a selling price well above our listed price. You made this experience so easy for us as we were able to place our trust in your abilities with confidence and the result was outstanding. Thank you for everything!
We have utilized Conrad’s expertise to manage 5 buy or sell transactions for us. He was at all times knowledgeable on pricing and market conditions. During the course of negotiations he was always attentive and an extremely competent negotiator who is conscious of protecting the client’s interests. We would heartily recommend his services to anyone considering buying or selling real estate in Toronto.
I sold my house last week – Hooray!! Closer to the truth, Conrad LeDrew sold my house. Having owned and sold another house many years ago, I really had no idea what to expect and given the current economic conditions, I was extremely nervous of the outcome; actually I was extremely nervous about the entire process. But, and here is the good part, in came Conrad with his very positive upbeat attitude. Hard not to feel his confidence. Not to say that he is unaware of the economic climate but he instilled in me a modicum of calm and a belief that it was all going to turn out well. And it did – my house sold for over the asking price. Conrad took charge and really made it easy for me even offering to help get the house ready for showing. I left everything entirely in his very capable hands and it paid off.
Conrad LeDrew took all the work out of selling our home. He took care of everything – and organized all the particulars. He made it all look so easy. I trust him emphatically and I couldn’t imagine purchasing or selling a house without him.
We find it strange that people say purchasing/selling your house is one of the top 3 most stressful activities in life. Recently we went through the process and found it a breeze. We found that Conrad’s knowledge of the areas, professionalism, service and commitment really made the entire process seem effortless and pleasurable. We would most definitely use Conrad again, but unfortunately (for you Conrad), we found our dream home…so it doesn’t look like we’ll be moving for a long while!!! Regardless, we would definitely recommend Conrad’s services to anyone buying or selling their home. Thanks for making it easy!
Conrad’s understanding of houses and the housing market far surpassed our expectations. He also understands the most important thing when working with an agent. It isn’t about him. You will have the confidence and security working with Conrad that he will help you make the right decisions, ones you can live with.
I was referred to Conrad from a work colleague and will not hesitate to say it was a pleasure working with him to find my home. As a first time buyer, I had many questions and concerns and he steered me through the process at a pace I was comfortable with. Although I am quite familiar with Toronto, I appreciated how Conrad widened my perspective to areas and properties that I previously would not have considered. As a result, I’m now the owner of a great place in a great building in one of the best and liveliest parts of the city. When and if the time comes for me to sell, Conrad will be the first one I reach out to again.
Conrad has a gift for creating relationships, he instantly makes one feel comfortable and at ease the moment he walks through your door. I’ve bought and sold several homes but it was never like this. I can’t call it customer service because it’s so much more than that, it’s support all around. I felt absolutely no stress in selling my home because Conrad took care of everything. Selling a house is never easy. Selling a house in the middle of a divorce is even more challenging. Conrad was sensitive to what we both needed and wanted and made a delicate and painful situation much easier. Quite simply, he is a genuine super star!
Conrad LeDrew not only did a great job of taking care of the smooth sale of my property, he also got me a sale price significantly above my asking price! Conrad is a pleasure to deal with – I always felt like he had my best interests in mind and I felt at ease leaving the details of the sale to him.
Conrad’s extensive experience, professionalism, sense of urgency, positive energy and drive for results are all key ingredients to his success and some of the many reasons I have worked with Conrad for the past 6 years on multiple home transactions. He’s one of the best in Toronto!
Working with Conrad was a true delight! As first-time buyers, and also being new to Toronto, his help was invaluable. He was very patient walking us through the whole process, and wasn’t afraid to tell us when he felt we were compromising too much for a house. When it came time to actually make a purchase, he put us in contact with a mortgage broker and a lawyer who were both equally personable and helpful, making the entire process less difficult and stressful than we anticipated. He was always so upbeat and positive that it really felt like we had a close friend working for us; especially when we were faced with difficult bidding war situations. We wouldn’t think of working with anyone else.
Buying or selling a house at anytime can be a stressful adventure. In my case it was selling my house. Am I listing at the right time? Am I asking the right price? Conrad came with strong recommendations from more then one source and although initially I had some trepidation, he nailed it!! He’s the consummate professional in every aspect of the real estate process. His valuable recommendations, knowledge of his industry and his uncanny instinct made the whole process seamless, stress less and a rewarding experience. Cheers Conrad and thanks again!!
We met Conrad more than a decade ago when he helped us buy our first home. We have always been impressed with how well Conrad understands the housing market and we’ve equally valued his integrity, reliability and professionalism. On our recent house sale we appreciated how he alleviated any of our concerns, how composed he was during negotiations and how authentic he is as both a real estate professional and a person. We highly recommend Conrad to our friends and family.
We can easily say Conrad LeDrew is the best Toronto real estate agent who cares for his clients. We highly recommend him for your next home purchase. Conrad is an Agent that knows all the angles in the real estate business. In meeting him at an open house, we instantly felt comfortable with him. while that house was not the one for us, he was patient, understanding, honest and the voice of reason in a challenging toronto market. However not only did he help us find our dream home, he sold our midtown condo in less than a week while other units in the same building have been up for months. He worked tirelessly day and night for us. His calm and professional demeanour ensured our confidence in him which we know you will see as well. If you are looking to buy or sell property in Toronto Conrad is the top real estate agent for you. Thanks Conrad. You’re the best!
I’ve had the pleasure of working with Conrad LeDrew as my agent twice now. He has consistently provided exceptional client service not only with his responsiveness and ability to engage well with people from all walks of life, but with his remarkable ability to make it all seem so simple. His years of experience are evident by his capacity to foresee all the pieces that need to come together for a successful outcome. He looks after all the details, big and small to help make it all happen. Quite simply, he doesn’t miss a beat.
Thanks Conrad – you made a very big (and first) moment in my life a really easy, calm and good ride. You’re just awesome! Thanks for taking such good care of me.
My condo has officially been sold!!! And talk about an efficient process – from initial listing to sale agreement in only 3 days! Many thanks to Conrad LeDrew at RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. for his knowledge and expertise.
Conrad thank you so much for your patience, support and thoughtfulness during the sale of my home and purchase of a condo. As a client of a certain age my real estate skills were a little rusty. You walked me through every step. I ended up purchasing a lovely unit at a very reasonable price and sold my home for much much more than anticipated. Every success in the future.
I purchased my first house with Conrad 15 years ago, and back then, it involved multiple offers. Conrad’s expertise was instrumental in purchasing my dream home. Fast forward to September 2014 – my husband and I find our second dream home. Again, we relied on Conrad to assist us with the purchase. We purchased the house without having to pay over asking and taking part in a bidding war – unheard of in this hot market! The next step was to sell our first dream home, and Conrad stepped up to the task…
I first met Conrad in 1999, and since then, he has become a trusted friend and advisor. Conrad has guided me through several purchases and sales, and he just guided my husband and me through our latest sale and purchase. During our recent move, we saw both the good (selling) and the bad (buying) aspects of Toronto’s crazy hot real estate market. Conrad was incredibly patient during the almost seven months we took to find our perfect new home. We kept changing our parameters! He helped us to keep our expectations realistic, to keep our disappointment in check when yet another place wasn’t quite right, and to keep the faith as we anxiously watched house prices zooming to new highs each month. The new house is amazing, and Carmelo and I couldn’t be any happier. I highly recommend Conrad to anyone who wants to buy or sell in Toronto and expects the best.