Its all about who you know.
By the time a new condo development is available to the public, the building can be up to 90% sold already. The best units with the best views have been sold.
New Condo Release Timeline
Friends and Family Sales Event (roughly 5% of units are sold)
PLATINUM/VIP Agents access (30-50% of units sold)
All agents (10-20% of remaining units sold)
Pre-Registrants access (5-10% of remaining sold)
Grand opening to the Public (remaining units)