VREP #115 | Speculation is Good for the Vancouver Housing Market with Murtaza HaiderVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Everyone is certain that speculating on housing is bad for Vancouver but is that necessarily true? Ryerson Professor Murtaza Haider sits down with Matt & Adam to critically unpack the assumptions that dominate the public conversation around the housing market and points to the role of speculative activity in building the most celebrated cities in the world. BC sits at a critical juncture!
VREP #114 | Passive House Design in Vancouver with Bryn DavidsonVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Lanefab is making a mark on Vancouver. Bryn Davidson, the co-founder of Lanefab Design/Build and housing visionary, sits down with Matt & Adam to discuss the ways Vancouver can become both more dense and ecologically progressive through smart design and construction. The future of the Passive House in Vancouver is now!
VREP #113 | Has the Vancouver Real Estate Market Cycle Run its Course? With Teo NicolaisVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Everyone knows that markets are cyclical, but how do they work and where are we at in Vancouver? Harvard Extension School Instructor Teo Nicolais sits down with Matt & Adam to detail the 4 stages of a real estate cycle and how it relates to the Vancouver real estate market. This episode is a must for those interested in real estate!
VREP #112 | Vice President of Development for Premier Developer Cressey Talks Vancouver Real EstateVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
How does a world-class real estate developer think? Jason Turcotte, Vice President of Development at one of Vancouver’s premier development companies Cressey joins Matt and Adam to discuss the Vancouver housing market, including how he got his start in real estate, his tips for aspiring real estate moguls, as well as his predictions for the Vancouver market in 2018 and beyond. This is a conversation you will not want to miss!
VREP #111 | The Unintended Consequences of the Speculation Tax on the Vancouver Housing Market with Mark MilkeVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Will the NDP speculation tax actually help locals who live and work in British Columbia? Policy critic Mark Milke doesn’t think so and sits down with Adam and Matt to detail how government intervention has frequently had a negative impact on the Vancouver housing market. Throw the speculation tax on the heap!
VREP #110 | How to Make Money in Vancouver Commercial Real Estate with Cory WrightVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Are you leaving money on the table by focusing only on residential real estate? Cory Wright, Owner/Broker of William Wright Commercial Real Estate Services, joins Adam and Matt to discuss the ins and outs of commercial real estate in Metro Vancouver. Understand the basics, the best investment opportunities, and how to add value in any market - all in under 45 minutes. This one will not disappoint!
VREP #109 | Massive Growth Potential & the Vancouver Real Estate MarketVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Fraser Institute Senior Policy Analyst Josef Filopowicz sees a glaring problem in the Vancouver real estate market. He joins Adam & Matt to detail why Vancouver stands out among the 30 cities he analyzed and it is not for the reason you think.
VREP #108 | BC NDP Budget - Vancouver Housing Market Crash In 2018? With Andrey PavlovVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
The dust is beginning to settle on the NDP’s 30-Point Housing Plan and the potential implications loom large over the Vancouver real estate market.
Simon Fraser University Finance Professor Andrey Pavlov has thought long and hard about the possible consequences of these measures and he sits down with Adam and Matt to hash out the details while providing keen insights into where our market is headed.
Check out Andrey's work HERE
VREP #107 | BC's Budget 2018 and Breakthrough Investing Tips with Sandy MacKay and Rob BreakVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
The BC NDP's budget for 2018 was just announced and, as predicted, there are lots of policy changes targeting housing. The party's stated goal is to bring stability to housing prices and return the market to one that serves local residents, but will these changes truly have an impact or is this a case of politicians steady politickin'?
Sandy MacKay and Rob Break, from the popular podcast "Breakthrough Real Estate Investing" join Matt and Adam to discuss investing tips and lessons learned in the real Estate trenches.
Check out Sandy and Rob's show BREAKTHROUGH REAL ESTATE INVESTING PODCAST
VREP #106 | Vancouverism with Larry BeasleyVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Our first guest with a condo tower named after him! Larry Beasley was Co-Chair Planner at the City of Vancouver for 15 years and led Vancouver’s modern transformation into a world model for sustainable and liveable cities. Now Larry holds the “Distinguished Practice Professor of Planning” at the University of British Columbia, sits on various boards including Translink, and teaches and advises urbanism all over the world.
Larry joins Adam & Matt to discuss the carefully-planned origins of Vancouverism, its wild success, and why we must continue to develop creative solutions to our current problems moving forward, without opting for exclusionary policies. Few people understand our city the way Larry does – this episode is not to be missed!
Check out Larry's book Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs on Amazon
VREP #105 | VIP Access to Vancouver Presale Condos with Trevor StreetVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Sign Up for VIP Access to Presale Construction Projects!
We have all seen claims like this but how exactly does Vancouver’s red-hot presale market work?
Adam & Matt are joined this week by Project Marketer Trevor Street, founder and CEO of The Partners Marketing Group, to break down this often-misunderstood segment of our market. Trevor lets us all behind the presale curtain, detailing how VIP access works, what you can do to land the unit of your dreams, market predictions for the coming year, and a whole lot more.
VREP #104 | Burrard Place Developer & Reliance Properties President Jon Stovell talks the Future of Vancouver Real EstateVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Have you ever wanted to pick the brain of one of the largest and most celebrated developers in Vancouver?
Jon Stovell, president of Reliance Properties, sits down with Matt and Adam for a conversation about everything from how he got his start in real estate to the best investment opportunities to the future of the city.
Don't miss this rare opportunity to hear from a key player in Vancouver's current and future transformation!
VREP #103 | Market Predictions, Twitter Beefs, and Cheap Rent in Point Grey with Tom DavidoffVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Huge changes coming to the Vancouver Real Estate market in 2018 and the devil is in the details.
Professor Tom Davidoff joins Matt & Adam to hash over the details and makes predictions from policy changes to potential price surges.
Check out Tom's latest work ON HIS BLOG
Or follow him on Twitter: @tomdavidoff
VREP #102 | Will Vancouver Home Prices Fall in 2018 as Interest Rates Rise? with Dustan WoodhouseVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
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 HiebertVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
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 JarvisVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
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 PodcastVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
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 KardellVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
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!
VREP #98 | Dying to be Mortgage Free? Don't Miss this Advice! with Lance Risbey and Tom GaymerVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
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 LausterVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
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