VREP #137 | A Tale of Two Markets with Andrew La FleurVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
A lot can change in less than a year. Top Producing Pre-Construction Specialist, Realtor, Investor, and Podcast Host Andrew La Fleur checks in with Adam and Matt to discuss the current state of the Toronto market and offers an on-the-ground perspective that’s in contrast to many of today’s headlines. Andrew covers what’s hot and what’s not in Toronto, the best investments, and his tried and true investment strategies. So glad Andrew made our hotline bling (just kidding – we don’t know what that means).
VREP #136 | The Ultimate Guide to REITs with Martin KarczVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
So you think you are only interested in tangible real estate investing? You may want to think again! Martin Karcz, Senior Vice President of Karcz Wealth Management - Canaccord Genuity, joins Adam & Matt to discuss Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and outlines the benefits of the ultimate 'hands-off' real estate investment vehicle. Martin also reveals the trust that has outperformed one of the fastest appreciating real estate markets in the country... we'll give you a hint, we can't afford to live there but we do love a pint of Guinness. Here's an opportunity to stay in the real estate market without a dreaded tenant call at 3am!
VREP #135 | The Key to Making Great Deals Using Time-Tested Techniques with Dave SteeleVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Western Canadian Properties Group has developed over 12,000 properties, primarily focused on appealing to investors with strict cash-flow goals throughout B.C., Alberta & the western United States. That’s a lot of doors and not always an easy offering! CEO Dave Steele joins Adam and Matt to dissect his deal process, his rise to developer status, and to offer his foolproof investing strategy for wannabes and seasoned investors. Trust us - Dave knows what he is doing and you will learn a lot!
VREP | Upcoming Opportunity in Greater VictoriaVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Upcoming Opportunity in Greater Victoria.
VREP #134 | The Luxurious Solution to Vancouver’s Housing Market with Sandy IkedaVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Does Vancouver need more luxury condos? New York Economist Sandy Ikeda argues we just might but not for the reasons you think. He joins Adam & Matt to discuss the concept of “filtering” (and no, we are not talking about your Instagram posts, although there is no question you look better in Valencia). Find out why calls for “the right types of housing” may actually limit supply, create more buying competition for average Vancouverites, and ultimately backfire.
VREP #133 | ‘Dirty Money’ is Destroying Vancouver’s Social Fabric? With Jens von Bergmann & Nathan LausterVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Money laundering, drug rings, organized crime, and duffle bags full of money dominate the narrative around Vancouver Real Estate, but are these claims justified or do they just make compelling headlines? Jens von Bergmann and Nathan Lauster join Adam and Matt to weigh in on the facts and follies surrounding this Dateline discourse. Join us for a gripping story only Lester Holt could dream up and BYOPopcorn!
VREP #132 | Hot Button Issues for Vancouver’s Election with Urban Land Institute’s Duncan WlodarczakVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
With Vancouver’s civic election fast approaching, Adam & Matt sit down with Vice Chair of the Urban Land Institute and Chief of Staff at Onni Group, Duncan Wlodarczak, to discuss our city’s most pressing issues, the role of ULI in local & global housing policy & where real estate thought leaders would like to see Vancouver in 2028. Here’s a hint: there’s more to it than just bikes. Not that there is anything wrong with bikes. Seriously, we didn’t mean anything by that. We have lots of friends that ride bikes.
VREP #131 | Forecasting the Future & Holding onto the Past with Developer Kush PanatchVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Developer of 50 Electronic Avenue, Kush Panatch, joins Adam and Matt to discuss his trailblazing new project in Port Moody's most up-and-coming area. Learn Kush's best investment advice, market predictions, and tips and strategies for growing your net worth through careful forecasting and long-term holds.
VREP #130 | How's the Vancouver Real Estate Market? With Cressey's Jason TurcotteVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Cressey’s VP of Development, Jason Turcotte, has his finger on the pulse and a few predictions for the remainder of 2018. How’s the presale market? What’s impacting the market? What does the future of Vancouver Real Estate look like for homebuyers and investors alike? Jason joins Adam and Matt to answer all these questions and more!
VREP #129 | The Millionaire Real Estate Investor in 8 Easy StepsVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
Is there an easy path to real estate wealth? Past Guest Brad J. Lamb thinks so. And Brad not only has a proven track record – he made his first million in real estate before moving out of his parent’s basement in 1990! - but he has now penned a book on the subject. Adam & Matt sit down for a full discussion on Brad’s formula for generating real estate wealth. What are the 8 rules for becoming a millionaire real estate investor? Is it really as easy as it sounds? Will it work in Vancouver? Is now the time to be buying real estate? These are but a few of the questions Matt & Adam grapple with in this not-to-missed episode!
VREP #128 | Will Vancouver House Prices Fall as Interest Rates Rise Again? with Dustan WoodhouseVancouver Real Estate Podcast add
With interest rates creeping up, Dustan Woodhouse joins Adam and Matt to discuss the state of the Vancouver Real Estate Market and Vancouver housing predictions for the balance of 2018. We also cover great investments in this market and whether you should be considering a variable or fixed rate. Dustan is a fan-favourite for a reason! Not to be missed!
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.