VREP #102 | Will Vancouver Home Prices Fall in 2018 as Interest Rates Rise? with Dustan Woodhouse· Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
Dustan Woodhouse makes bold predictions. In the face of the Foreign Buyer's Tax, he called for home prices to increase dramatically. Now, he's back to offer predictions for 2018 as well as his thoughts on variable versus fixed in today's economic climate, new pitfalls in qualifying, and the best 22 minutes you can have with your clothes on.
VREP #101 | Immigration and the Future of Vancouver’s Property Market with Daniel Hiebert· Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
A key component to Vancouver home prices is immigration, specifically the growing numbers of immigrants arriving to land-locked Vancouver over the next few years. This week UBC Professor of Geography, Daniel Hiebert joins Matt and Adam to discuss his recent paper published in the Canadian Journal of Urban Research and picked up by several local media outlets. Our riveting conversation focuses on immigrant home buying patterns in Vancouver and across Canada, the difference between foreign buyers and immigrants, and Canadian-born perceptions of immigration and housing.
VREP #100 | Vancouver's Housing Market in 2018 and Building Wealth with Clayton Jarvis· Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
New year, new market! Will 2018 be as hot of a year for Canadian real estate as 2017 was? For our 100th Episode, we invited Clayton Jarvis from Canadian Real Estate Wealth magazine to come share his predictions for this year's top investment markets across the country. Don't miss out on this valuable investor insight!
VREP #99.5 | Happy Holidays from the Vancouver Real Estate Podcast· Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
We had planned on launching our 100th Episode Spectacular this week, but Adam and this whole Christmas business got in the way. We will save it for 2018... Merry Christmas and Happy New Year From the Vancouver Real Estate Podcast!
VREP #99 | The Best Way to Search the Vancouver Real Estate Market in 2018 with Aaron Kardell· Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
The future of real estate is finally here... well, maybe not the future but an incredible new resource with futuristic capabilities and realtor-level information. And best of all, it's free! This week, Adam and Matt sit down with HomeSpotter creator, Aaron Kardell, to discuss his new game-changing mobile app and his thoughts on the future of real estate technology. This is one you won't want to miss - so grab your flux capacitor and let's go back to the future of real estate! Click here to sign up for Homespotter. Check out the latest episode of Jon, Seth and the Hoi Polloi on Youtube.
VREP #98 | Dying to be Mortgage Free? Don't Miss this Advice! with Lance Risbey and Tom Gaymer· Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
This episode will save you money! You pay thousands of dollars over the lifespan of your mortgage to insure your loan to protect family and loved ones in case of death. But are your good intentions causing you to throw money away? Matt & Adam sit down with Tom Gaymer and Lance Risbey this week to talk about just how much money you are wasting by making this single mistake. You can get in touch with Lance and Tom by heading to THEIR WEBSITE
VREP #97 | The City of Vancouver’s Bold New Housing Strategy with Nathan Lauster· Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
Calls for density are answered! The City of Vancouver has announced a new and radical housing plan and the implications for home-owners and investors in real estate are huge. Adam and Matt sit down with UBC Associate Professor Nathan Lauster to hash out the details and sort out the winners and losers. The ground is shifting beneath your feet and your buying and selling strategies need to respond! Also, check out VanMag's 2017 Power 50 List
VREP #96 | 6 Reasons You're not an Investor· Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
It can be painful looking backwards to think "what if" or "if only" when it comes to investing in Vancouver real estate. Matt and Adam sit down with top-producing Realtor Jon Lumer to break down the 6 most common reasons stopping would-be investors from pulling the trigger.
VREP #95 | The Man Who Predicted Vancouver Real Estate with David Ley· Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
What do geography and real estate have in common? Find out by listening to this week's episode, featuring UBC Geography professor and longtime student of Vancouver real estate, David Ley. David has done extensive research on gentrification and its effects on real estate in Vancouver and he makes some pointed observations and surprising predictions about our market. Surely an episode you won't want to miss! Check out David's highly-acclaimed book, "The New Middle Class and the Remaking of the Central City"
VREP #94 | CMHC Chief Economist Talks Vancouver Real Estate· Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
What better source for an in-depth analysis of our market than CMHC Chief Economist Bob Dugan? Adam and Matt dig deep into the tools used by the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation in an effort to make sense of the wild swings we have seen in the market in the past few years. Bob also offers some insight into what the market has in store for us in the near future. Check out the latest CMHC Housing Market Assessment for Vancouver HERE.
VREP #93 | How to Tax Foreign Buyers the Right Way with Jack Favilukis· Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
Was the Foreign Buyer Tax a fail? UBC Assistant Professor Jack Favilukis weighs in on this issue with some opinions and solutions. Check out his Global News article HERE. Also, check out Adam's insightful moment in the national news spotlight HERE.
VREP #92 | Going Deep with Jens von Bergmann· Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
We see statistics every day in our social media feeds, in news articles, at the dinner table, etc. They can be extremely helpful when used to understand certain aspects of the world around us, but they can also be manipulated and sensationalized to fit the storyline of the person or organization quoting them. So why don't we just look the stats up and do our own fact-checking? The problem is that raw statistical data is not easy for the average person to understand. That's why Jens von Bergmann has developed his open-source statistical mapping interface, CensusMapper. This week, Matt and Adam chat with Jens about how to use his software to understand our market better, as well as some observations he has made regarding general population trends taking place in Vancouver.
VREP #91 | Your Multi-Million Dollar Strata Sale with Phil Dougan· Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
What happens when a strata property becomes a burden to repair? How about when a developer wants to purchase an entire condo building? This process is called a strata dissolution, or more commonly, a strata windup. Phil Dougan from Access Law Group joins Matt and Adam to discuss the many complications and implications involved in a strata windup and gives some tips on how savvy real estate investors can target these types of properties.
VREP #90 | Why this Market Makes Dollars but No Sense with Tom Davidoff· Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
Tom Davidoff returns for another one of his famous market analyses! Matt and Adam catch up with Tom for a chat about everything from what makes a healthy market to housing politics. Have a listen and stay in the know!
VREP #89 | Cash Flow is not always King· Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
Even though most property holders are looking for cash-flow, Adam & Matt are not convinced this should always be the deciding factor. Join us this week while we consider a cash-flow neutral case study and discuss the TOP 8 things to consider when looking for future appreciation!
VREP #88 | We're Here to Screen Your Tenants with Klaus Rode· Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
Adam and Matt take a deep dive into the world of rentals with an in-depth conversation with returning guest and one of Vancouver's busiest Property Managers, Klaus Rode.
VREP #87 | Investing in Dirt with Raman Hara· Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
Tips, tricks, and insider knowledge from a successful Metro Vancouver builder and developer, Raman Hara of Hara Homes.
VREP #86 | Why is Point Grey so Undervalued? with Jon Lumer and Charlie Veaudry· Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
Jon Lumer takes a walk with Abundant Housing Vancouver and discusses what he learned about Vancouver's upscale Point Grey neighbourhood. Also, the guys interview Okanagan Realtor Charlie Veaudry, revealing some intriguing parallels with the Vancouver market.
VREP #85 | 6 Sure-Fire Ways to Lose Money in Real Estate· Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
Don't leave money on the table when selling your home! Matt and Adam offer 6 tips to safeguard against having to sell your property for less than market value. Also, Ray Macklem joins us to discuss today's Bank of Canada interest rate increase.
VREP #84 | Is Vancouver's Real Estate Market a Bubble? with Kerry Gold· Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
Hold on to your seats for this week's episode! Featuring acclaimed freelance writer/journalist and 2nd generation Vancouverite Kerry Gold. Kerry is most notably known for her in-depth coverage of the Vancouver real estate market, on which she has spent the last 10 years researching and publishing thought-provoking articles for national publications such as The Globe and Mail and The Walrus, to name a few. Join Matt and Adam as they turn the tables and interview Kerry, delving into topics such as the media coverage of the real estate industry, foreign speculation, and city-owned vacant homes.