VREP #127 | Vancouver Real Estate Prices Halt Inter-Provincial Migration with Jock FinlaysonVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
In the second half of 2017, a surprising development occurred – the net inflow of people moving to British Columbia from other provinces decreased dramatically. Jock Finlayson, Chief Policy Officer at the Business Council of British Columbia, suspects that this trend will continue and possibly worsen with B.C. receiving fewer interprovincial migrants than pundits and policy-makers have suggested. Jock sits down with Adam and Matt to discuss his recent findings & highlight the immediate and long-term impact on our province.
VREP #126 | Ten Commandments for Buying Vancouver Real Estate in a Buyer's MarketVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
How’s the market in Vancouver? When the market softens, smart buyers see opportunities and start to reevaluate their offer strategies. In this episode, Adam and Matt extol the ten commandments for buying real estate in a buyer’s market in Vancouver. Learn the top ten secrets to buying in a buyer’s market in a city that usually favours sellers. Hallelujah!
VREP #125 | The Future of the Fraser Valley Housing Market and Beyond with Scott BrownVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
The housing market South of the Fraser has exploded in the last five years and there is no one better to detail the past, present, and future of the Fraser Valley market than Fifth Avenue Real Estate Marketing President & CEO, Scott Brown. Scott sits down with Adam & Matt for a wide-ranging conversation on all things real estate-related in the Lower Mainland and it does not disappoint. Find out what one of the biggest names in the development community would buy right now, his top picks for up-and-coming neighborhoods, as well as his market forecast for the the next few years. And this barely scratches the surface of this one!
VREP #124 | Investment Opportunities South of the Border with Burrard Group's Doug AllenVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
There is a reason that Seattle is a hot commodity for international investors! Burrard Group’s Vice President of Operations, Doug Allen, joins Adam & Matt to talk real estate in Seattle and HUGE opportunities for Canadian investors. Burrard Group, famous for creating some of Vancouver's most iconic buildings, is currently changing the game in a city known for rental buildings with condo projects like Nexus in the heart of Seattle's booming downtown. And let's not forget: this market is a long way from going Microsoft and has always been Amazon Prime!
VREP #123 | This Lamb Gives Great Investment Advice with Brad J. LambVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Brad J. Lamb is one to watch: he made his first million in real estate before moving out of his parent’s basement and has not slowed down since. Brad subsequently opened his own real estate brokerage, amassed an enormous personal real estate portfolio, starred in HGTV’s “Big City Broker,” founded a development company with holdings across Canada, and, oh, you know, sold 24,000 condos in the GTA! Brad sits down with Adam & Matt for a wide-ranging conversation on how to be successful in the world of real estate. Among many other things, find out where in Canada Brad would buy right now; his best advice for aspiring real estate moguls; and why the residential condo is still the best investment vehicle out there. Not to be missed!
VREP #122 | Debating Vancouver Real Estate with Economists Tom Davidoff & Andrey PavlovVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
2018 has been a huge year for housing policy in Vancouver and the debate is raging. Economists Tom Davidoff & Andrey Pavlov join Adam & Matt to take the contentious issues head on and these two thinkers do not agree on much! This episode has more fireworks than English Bay!
VREP #121 | Barriers to Building Costs All Vancouverites with Benjamin DachisVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Recent provincial and federal policies that target demand might be overlooking one of the biggest contributors to increased house prices: local government. C.D. Howe Institute’s Benjamin Dachis joins Adam & Matt to discuss his startling new research on just how much governments cost homebuyers across Canada. Spoiler Alert: Vancouver does not fare well.
VREP #120 | Townline's Chris Colbeck Talks Vancouver Real EstateVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
The last few years have been big years for Vancouver developer Townline and 2018 is no different. Townline’s Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Chris Colbeck sits down with Adam and Matt to discuss the state of the housing market and future plans for the city and region.
VREP #119 | The Vancouver Housing Market, Hotel Industry & Commercial Real Estate Boom with Evan DugganVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
The residential real estate boom has corresponded with a transformation of the hotel industry and explosive growth in commercial real estate values. But are these seemingly separate markets connected? Vancouver journalist Evan Duggan sits down with Adam & Matt to talk about his experiences working the real estate beat. His insights point to broader global trends in which Vancouver is inextricably linked.
VREP #118 | The “BC Speculation Tax” on the Ground with Randy TrappVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
What is the impact of the BC speculation tax and what does that mean for supply and the future of tourism in British Columbia? Vacation Property Developer Randy Trapp of Luxury Resorts West sits down with Matt and Adam to discuss his current projects across the province as well as the immediate fallout from the new speculation tax and the potential spinoffs for the larger economy. Can a provincial housing market turn on a dime?
VREP #117 | #letsfixhousing with NPA City Counsellor and Aspiring Vancouver Mayor Hector BremnerVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Vancouver is at a crossroads and the upcoming civic election will set a new path for our city. NPA City Counsellor Hector Bremner shook things up with his election last year and is now throwing his hat in the ring to become the next Mayor of Vancouver. Hector sits down with Matt and Adam to discuss his ideas to fix housing in Vancouver. And he has a lot of ideas. A must listen for those interested in the future of our city!
VREP #116 | Vancouver Commercial Presale Opportunities with Matt CarlsonVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Commercial Real Estate has caught fire in Vancouver and the lack of supply has spurred on creative fixes that offer exciting investment opportunities. Matt Carlson, VP Colliers, joins Adam and Matt to discuss opportunities you don’t know about in the presale commercial space and the future industries that will shape Vancouver.
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