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Why is My Home Not Selling in Vancouver? 7 Proven Ways to Course Correct

Why is My Home Not Selling in Vancouver? 7 Proven Ways to Course Correct

Having trouble selling your home? You are definitely not alone in Vancouver’s cooling housing market but that does not mean you should just sit back on your hands. Adam &…

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The Future of Squamish Real Estate with John French

Which market has outperformed Vancouver by over 30% in the past five years and still has massive potential for an upswing? We’ll give you a hint: there’s a $3.5 billion dollar ski hill proposed with chairs to be running by…

What is Stopping You from Achieving your Real Estate Goals with Rick Hoogendoorn

What is stopping you? This is THE question for so many of us and one that plagued Rick Hoogendoorn for years. Whether it was his uncompleted manuscript, “The Bachelors Guide to Success,” or his movie scripts, “Divine Wind” & “Eternal…

Vista by Dolomiti Homes with David Pankratz

Vista by Dolomiti Homes is a modern west coast design condo complex just steps from the Burquitlam Skytrain station in West Coquitlam. Vista offers the conveniences of urban living, near cafes & restaurants, Lougheed Town Centre, and other fantastic amenities, while also providing…

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What Does the 2019 Federal Budget Mean for Home Buyers? With Dustan Woodhouse

The 2019 Federal Budget was just released and who better than fan favorite and newly appointed President of Mortgage Architects, Dustan Woodhouse, to unpack exactly what it means for you as a homeowner and a homebuyer. Hint: he does not…

Where Does the Presale Market Go From Here? With MLA Canada’s Ryan Lalonde

The Vancouver presale construction market has been red hot for years, but the times have changed. No longer can we expect tents pitched in front of display centres to hold places in line, buildings to be sold out during frenzied…

Has the Vancouver Real Estate Market Bottomed Out? With Tom Davidoff

Professor Tom Davidoff is back! For new listeners, Tom wears many hats – the architect of the Speculation Tax, a leading go-to real estate economist, an Associate Professor at Sauder, the Director at UBC Centre for Urban Economics and Real…

MODE by Wesgroup with Brad Jones

MODE by Wesgroup is a 25-story building consisting of 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom and 3 bedroom condos starting at $499,900. Located in River District, a stunning masterplan community on 130 acres in Southeast Vancouver. With MODE, the emphasis is on…

Master Planning with Wesgroup’s Brad Jones

Real estate takes visionaries: people who can look at 130 acres of industrial land on the bank of the Fraser River and envision a community with 15,000+ residents, a town centre with over 250,000 square feet of retail space, 25 acres…

Don’t Trust Your Gut, Trust the Algorithm with Naborly’s Jerome Werniuk

One bad tenant can lead to bankruptcy, especially if it’s your first crack at a revenue property! And, until now, that risk was on you and your gut. Meet Naborly, an AI platform that is at the forefront of proptech…

What You Don’t Know About Commercial Real Estate Will Hurt You with Cory Wright

Commercial real estate is telling an interesting story but are you listening? It is one full of compelling characters, with names like Amazon & Microsoft, and set against a backdrop of low vacancy, increasing demand, and exciting investment opportunities. Owner/Broker…

Skin in the Game, From Expo 86 to Now with Payam Imani of Imani Development

Expo 86 is often pointed to as a defining moment in the history of Vancouver real estate and both the market and Imani Development have come a long way since then. CEO and President of Imani Development, Payam Imani, sits…

BC’s Next Best Investment Opportunity: Fort St. John

With the announcement of Shell’s $40 billion LNG Canada project, the economic future of North East BC is bright and inevitable. This major infrastructure project will create thousands of jobs and be a vibrant economic hub for years to come.…

Why Smart Money Comes to Vancouver with Wendy Waters

What’s continuously driving smart money to Vancouver Real Estate? Wendy Waters, Senior Director of Research Services & Strategy at GWL Realty Advisors (with $13 billion under management in Canada!), joins Adam & Matt to answer this question with hard data…

Presale Vs Resale & 7 Pro-Tips that Will Save You Money!

If you are looking for a condo in Vancouver, you will have two choices upfront: should you buy presale or resale? This week Adam & Matt tackle this question head on with 7 reasons why buying pre-construction in 2019 might…

Will Vancouver Condo Prices Drop in 2019? With Dane Eitel from Eitel Insights

Are Vancouver condos in for a major correction this year? Dane Eitel thinks so and he has successfully forecasted Vancouver’s real estate market before. After putting forth some bold predictions about the detached market last year, Dane is back by…

Impactful Investing, Getting the Details Right & Cutting Out the Noise with Developer Richard Wittstock

Are you anxious about the real estate market in 2019? Co-founder & Principal of Domus Homes Richard Wittstock isn’t and chances are he knows more than you. Richard joins Adam & Matt to discuss his fascinating 30-odd-year trajectory through the…

Ovation by Domus Homes with Richard Wittstock

Ovation by Domus Homes sets a new standard for urban living in the thriving downtown core of New Westminster, easily one of Metro Vancouver’s most interesting and walkable neighborhoods chock full of shops, restaurants, theatres, and the popular waterfront boardwalk.…

U-Eight in Kelowna by Mission Group with Luke Turri

U-Eight by Mission Group is an exciting new development in the growing university district of Kelowna. Situated immediately south of Kelowna’s UBC Okanagan campus, this impressive condo building, located on freehold land and within walking distance to the campus, will…

Akimbo by Imani Development with Payam Imani

Akimbo will be a signature tower in Burnaby’s skyline, set apart from the pack in pedestrian-friendly Brentwood with its distinctive and bold design that features angled, offset balconies that provide both sun shade and unobstructed views. This 40-storey condo complex consists of…

Will Interest Rates Go Up in Canada in 2019 with Kyle Green

With the Canadian Real Estate Market softening and a recent decline in bond yields, will interest rates continue to increase in 2019? Top Investment Mortgage Broker and Owner of the Green Mortgage Team, Kyle Green, joins Adam & Matt to…

From ZERO to 10,000 Properties in Under 5 Years with Janet LePage

New Year, New You? Well, we’ve got your motivation covered! Meet Janet LePage, Co-Founder & CEO of Western Wealth Capital (WWC), who started out at 25 years old with a real estate coach and now oversees a soon-to-be billion dollar…

Five Reasons You Should Reconsider Your Real Estate Portfolio with J.A. and Mark Pankiw-Petty

Are you blind to some of the biggest rental property liabilities impacting your bottom line and your tenant’s well-being? The answer unfortunately is almost certainly yes. J.A. and Mark Pankiw-Petty from PPL Accident Recovery Group, a leading personal injury law…

Vancouver Price Tags with Gordon Price

Has 2018 been a good year for Vancouver? The time to take stock is now. Former City Councillor & Founder of the influential “Price Tags” website Gordon Price sits down with Adam & Matt to discuss the present, the past,…

Selling Tax Free, Flipping Homes & Strategic Investing with Tim Cestnick

It’s not what you earn but what you keep, and the best way to keep is through careful and often obsessive tax planning. Top accountant Tim Cestnick (The Globe and Mail columnist and CEO of Our Family Office Inc.) joins…

From One Presale Condo to Full Time Real Estate Investing with Cole Skelly and Elizabeth Milder

Have you ever fantasized about quitting your day job to pursue real estate investing full time? So did Cole Skelly and Elizabeth Milder – except they have actually done it! Cole and Elizabeth sit down with Adam and Matt to…

Hey Bryan with HGTV’s Bryan Baeumler

Don’t be a DIY Disaster! This week, HGTV’s Star Contractor, Bryan Baeumler, joins Adam & Matt to chart his explosive trajectory from ‘on-the-tools’ to ‘on-the-TV’ with several hit shows and counting. We brought in the beloved seasoned veteran to offer…

Do Vancouver Presale Condos Still Make Sense? with Urban Analytics’ Michael Ferreira

The days of camping out overnight for that presale one bedroom are over! In fact, many developers are now offering buyer incentives just to get people through the door. What’s changed and how does this impact your investment strategy? Managing…

Has the Vancouver Real Estate Bubble Burst? with Moody’s Economist Brendan LaCerda

Moody’s Analytics is known for its deep risk expertise when analyzing global markets. What does Moody’s Canadian expert economist think of our country’s housing markets and Vancouver more specifically? Brendan LaCerda joins Adam & Matt to discuss present risks and…

Cambridge Estates in Fort St. John with Dave Steele, CEO of Western Canadian Properties Group

Beat the Land Rush – Sign Up Now! The Top 5 Reasons to Invest in Northeast BC Real Estate Now! #1) The largest private investment in Canadian history – LNG CANADA – has just been approved. The economic impact of…

Habits for Successful Real Estate Investing with Justin Smith

Developing commercial and multi-family real estate is easier than you think! Founder and President of Hawkeye Wealth, Justin Smith, joins Adam and Matt to discuss huge private equity investing opportunities with top-tier developers in Vancouver and North America. Learn how you can…

Detached Home Prices in Vancouver Will Double After Three Year Slump: Analyst Dane Eitel

Will the average home price in Greater Vancouver double over the next decade? Dane Eitel thinks so. And if it does, this will not be the first time Dane has successfully forecasted Vancouver’s real estate market. Dane joins Adam &…

Right Sizing with Todd Talbot

Celebrity real estate expert and Host of Love It or List It Vancouver Todd Talbot thought he had created his dream home – panoramic ocean views, massive outdoor space with jacuzzi tub, a renovation right out of a magazine. But…

BC’s Next Big Market with Cynthia Aasen

With big infrastructure comes big investment! Real Estate Mogul and Broker/Owner of Investment Revenue Realty Inc., Cynthia Aasen, joins Adam and Matt to discuss two major markets that need to be on every investor’s radar. With over 20 years of…

Strategic Investing with Mark Ting

What does it take to truly find financial independence? Wealth Manager, CBC Financial Columnist, and serial real estate investor, Mark Ting, sits down with Adam & Matt to chart his success and failures in real estate investing throughout the Lower…

Running the Province with BC’s Former Finance Minister Mike de Jong

Talk about the hot seat! Former Finance Minister Mike de Jong oversaw BC’s economy through an historic time: the incredible run-up on real estate prices, duffel bags of money passing through casinos, a booming economy that was the envy of…

Nude by Battistella Developments with Chris Pollen

Nude by Battistella Developments is an 18-storey hi-rise concrete tower in the heart of Calgary’s West Beltline neighbourhood – Calgary’s fastest growing community and recently voted best neighbourhood by Avenue Magazine. The building will consist of 177 units for sale…

A Tale of Two Markets with Andrew La Fleur

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…

The Ultimate Guide to REITs with Martin Karcz

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…

The Key to Making Great Deals Using Time-Tested Techniques with Dave Steele

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…

Langford Tower by Western Canadian Properties Group with Dave Steele

TOP FIVE REASONS YOU WANT TO BUY AT LANGFORD TOWER: (1) Langford is the fastest growing city in British Columbia (2) The annual population growth rate is currently 5% (3) The median household income is $80,000 which is higher than…

The Luxurious Solution to Vancouver’s Housing Market with Sandy Ikeda

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…

‘Dirty Money’ is Destroying Vancouver’s Social Fabric? With Jens von Bergmann & Nathan Lauster

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…

Hot Button Issues for Vancouver’s Election with Urban Land Institute’s Duncan Wlodarczak

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…

Forecasting the Future & Holding onto the Past with Developer Kush Panatch

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…

50 Electronic Avenue by Panatch Group with Kush Panatch

Do you want to rock down to 50 Electronic Avenue? This development, built on the former location of the only TV manufacturing plant in BC, offers unique urban living on a historic street in Port Moody. Expertly crafted by the…

How’s the Vancouver Real Estate Market? With Cressey’s Jason Turcotte

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…

The Millionaire Real Estate Investor in 8 Easy Steps

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…

Will Vancouver House Prices Fall as Interest Rates Rise Again? with Dustan Woodhouse

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…

Vancouver Real Estate Prices Halt Inter-Provincial Migration with Jock Finlayson

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…

Ten Commandments for Buying Vancouver Real Estate in a Buyer’s Market

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.…

The Future of the Fraser Valley Housing Market and Beyond with Scott Brown

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 &…

Belleville Estate by Western Construction with Michael Uy

The Passive House is coming to North Vancouver, with the release of Belleville Estate by Western Construction! Located in Moodyville, North Van, these 24 townhomes will consist of 2-, 3-, & 4-bedroom offerings that combine top environmental standards & design…

Investment Opportunities South of the Border with Burrard Group’s Doug Allen Subtitle

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…

This Lamb Gives Great Investment Advice with Brad J. Lamb

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…

Nexus by Burrard Group with Doug Allan

Nexus is a 41-storey condo complex consisting of 382 residential units located in Seattle’s burgeoning “East Village.” Available homes range from studios to three-bedroom homes, as well as destination retail on the ground level. This project is notable for its…

Bravo on Broadway by Legendary with Michael Uy

Bravo on Broadway is a townhouse development nestled in Vancouver’s vibrant community of Fraserhood. This newly built development is move-in ready and boasts striking New England-style architecture that uniquely complements the natural surroundings. Each residence has been meticulously planned to…

Debating Vancouver Real Estate with Economists Tom Davidoff & Andrey Pavlov

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…

Barriers to Building Costs All Vancouverites with Benjamin Dachis

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…

VREP #120 | Townline’s Chris Colbeck Talks Vancouver Real Estate

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…

The Vancouver Housing Market, Hotel Industry & Commercial Real Estate Boom with Evan Duggan

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…

Bellevue by Cressey with Jason Turcotte

Bellevue is a new ultra luxury boutique offering by Cressey in Dundarave. These 35 exclusive private residences showcase Cressey’s renowned craftsmanship, illustrating both intelligent design and outstanding quality. Jason Turcotte, Vice President of Development at Cressey, sits down with Matt and Adam to…

The “BC Speculation Tax” on the Ground with Randy Trapp

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…

Brookhouse Residences by James Evans with Andrew Carros

Brookhouse Residences is a collection of 10 brand new exclusive homes in a heritage building, coming soon to East Vancouver. Expertly crafted by heritage developer James Evans, these unique 1, 2 and 3 bedroom units seek to preserve as much…

#letsfixhousing with NPA City Counsellor and Aspiring Vancouver Mayor Hector Bremner

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…

Vancouver Commercial Presale Opportunities with Matt Carlson

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…

Hudson Place One by Townline with Chris Colbeck

Townline’s Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Chris Colbeck, outlines Hudson Place One, a landmark building coming soon to downtown Victoria. This 25-storey development of intelligently-designed 1, 2 and 3-bedroom homes boasts elevated views of the city, inner harbour and surrounding…

Hudson & Singer by Tridecca Developments with Trevor Street

Managing Partner of The Partners Marketing Group, Trevor Street, joins Adam and Matt to discuss Hudson & Singer, an artful, modern condominium community coming to Langley Township’s bustling Willoughby neighborhood. The development has 152 units and is scheduled for completion…

Speculation is Good for the Vancouver Housing Market with Murtaza Haider

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…

Passive House Design in Vancouver with Bryn Davidson

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…

Has the Vancouver Real Estate Market Cycle Run its Course? With Teo Nicolais

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…

Vice President of Development for Premier Developer Cressey Talks Vancouver Real Estate, with Jason Turcotte

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,…

Vancouver Presales Podcast | Episode 3 | Lily Terrace by Lanstone Homes with Lanson Foster

President of Lanstone Homes, Lanson Foster, joins Adam and Matt to discuss Lily Terrace – An exclusive collection of 24 modern signature residences and boutique commercial spaces located in the heart of Fort Langley. High end condo living in a…

Vancouver Presales Podcast | Episode 2 | Chelsea by Cressey with Jason Turcotte

 Vice President of Development at Cressey Development Group,  Jason Turcotte, joins Adam and Matt to discuss Chelsea – 79 carefully considered one, two and three bedroom condos and townhomes located at 30th Avenue & Cambie Street, Vancouver. Is this…

The Unintended Consequences of the Speculation Tax on the Vancouver Housing Market with Mark Milke

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…

How to Make Money in Vancouver Commercial Real Estate with Cory Wright

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…

Massive Growth Potential & the Vancouver Real Estate Market

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…

Vancouver Presales Podcast | Episode 1 | The Georgia – Langley BC

Are you frustrated with the lack of information, misleading information, or straight up incorrect information that permeates the Vancouver presale condo market? We cut through the confusion, bringing you conversations with developers about their most exciting up and coming projects…

BC NDP Budget – Vancouver Housing Market Crash In 2018? With Andrey Pavlov

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…

BC’s Budget 2018 and Breakthrough Investing Tips with Sandy MacKay and Rob Break

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…

Vancouverism with Larry Beasley

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…

VIP Access to Vancouver Presale Condos with Trevor Street

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…

Burrard Place Developer & Reliance Properties President Jon Stovell talks the Future of Vancouver Real Estate

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…

Market Predictions, Twitter Beefs, and Cheap Rent in Point Grey with Tom Davidoff

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.…

Will Vancouver Home Prices Fall in 2018 as Interest Rates Rise? with Dustan Woodhouse

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…

Immigration and the Future of Vancouver’s Property Market with Daniel Hiebert

Is there a difference between “foreign buyers” and immigrants who buy property? Daniel Hiebert joins Matt and Adam this week to tackle this issue and discuss his recent paper that was published in the Canadian Journal of Urban Research and subsequent…

Vancouver 2018 Housing Market and Building Wealth with Clayton Jarvis

New year, new market! Will the Vancouver 2018 Housing Market 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…

The Best Way to Search the Vancouver Real Estate Market in 2018 with Aaron Kardell

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,…

Dying to be Mortgage Free? Don’t Miss this Advice! with Lance Risbey and Tom Gaymer

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…

The City of Vancouver’s Bold New Housing Strategy with Nathan Lauster

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…

6 Reasons You’re not an Investor

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…

The Man Who Predicted Vancouver Real Estate with David Ley

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…

CMHC Chief Economist Talks Vancouver Real Estate

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…

How to Tax Foreigners the Right Way with Jack Favilukis

Was the Foreign Buyers Tax good policy or just a knee-jerk reaction to quell the masses? UBC Assistant Professor Jack Favilukis weighs in on this issue with some opinions and potential solutions. Check out his Global News article HERE. Also, check…

Going Deep with Jens von Bergmann

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…

Your Multi-Million Dollar Strata Sale with Phil Dougan

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…

Why this Market Makes Dollars but No Sense with Tom Davidoff

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!

Cash Flow is not always King

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…

We’re Here to Screen Your Tenants with Klaus Rode

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.

Investing in Dirt with Raman Hara

Tips, tricks, and insider knowledge from a successful Metro Vancouver builder and developer, Raman Hara of Hara Homes.

Why is Point Grey so Undervalued? with Jon Lumer and Charlie Veaudry

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.

6 Sure-Fire Ways to Lose Money in Real Estate

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…

Is Vancouver’s Real Estate Market a Bubble? with Kerry Gold

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…

Do Vancouver Developers Need More Tax Loopholes? with Margaret Morales

Have you ever wondered why Vancouver developers prefer to build condos while Seattle developers build apartments? Margaret Morales from the Sightline Institute in Seattle joins us to chat about her recent article, “Why Vancouver Builds Condos, while Seattle Builds Apartments,”…

Keeping Up with the Sydneysiders with Adrien Byrne

Join Matt and Adam for their discussion with Adrien Byrne, an Australian-Canadian with a keen interest in real estate who brings a unique perspective to the discussion surrounding the Vancouver market. Adrien compares our market to the market in Sydney,…

Rookie Mistakes Vancouver Real Estate Investors Make with Jon Lumer and Jeremy Rae

Join Matt and Adam for another edition of the VREP Roundtable, featuring Vancouver New Condos team member Jon Lumer and New Westminster Realtor® extraordinaire Jeremy Rae. This episode was recorded over a glass of The Fuzz Milkshake IPA from Bridge Brewing in North Vancouver.

Big Data Makes Big Profits with Michael Ferreira

Here it is! For Episode 80, Matt and Adam sit down with Michael Ferreira, the managing principal at Urban Analytics, for a chat about some common myths that are perpetuated in the Vancouver real estate market. This week also marks the first…

Lessons from the Toronto Real Estate Market with Andrew Lafleur

Toronto Realtor® and fellow podcaster Andrew Lafleur from True Condos returns to VREP to tackle some of the negative media coverage the Canadian Real Estate market has seen in recent weeks.  

How Owning a Home in Vancouver Could Land You in Jail with Michael Geller

Matt and Adam welcome Architect and SFU Adjunct Professor Michael Geller to the podcast for a chat about the recently implemented City of Vancouver Vacant Homes Tax and other policy changes that could unwittingly affect homeowners in our city and across Canada.

Should I Buy Now? With Jon Lumer and Ray Macklem

Join Matt and Adam for a very special episode of the Vancouver Real Estate Podcast! This week, we hold the premier VREP ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON REAL ESTATE, where the guys chat with fellow Realtor® and bowtie connoisseur Jon Lumer, answering some pointed…

Negotiating Neighbourhoods with Tom Davidoff

Long time recurring fan-favorite guest Tom Davidoff from the UBC Sauder School of Business returns to join Matt and Adam for an in-depth analysis of his recent op-ed in the Vancouver Sun, “Zoning for Dollars”. Tom critiques the City of Vancouver’s tendency to…

Why? Because it Sells with Terry O’Reilly

Legendary marketing guru and career “Ad Man” Terry O’Reilly talks shop with Adam and Matt about marketing strategies, Realtor® faces, and his new book, “This I Know: Marketing Lessons from Under the Influence.”    

We Built this City on Rock and Roll…and Careful Planning with Neal Lamontagne

Adam and Matt sit down for a chat with City Planner Neal Lamontagne to find out what Vancouver is doing right and how it could improve Urban Planning within the region.  

So Fun City with Miss604

Rebecca Bollwitt, a celebrity blogger Miss604, covers hot topics about events and happenings in Vancouver.

Concerning Chinatown with Beverly Ho and MP Jenny Kwan

Matt and Adam chat with Vancouver East Member of Parliament Jenny Kwan and social activist Beverly Ho of the Chinatown Concern Group about the potential implications of the proposed redevelopment at 105 Keefer St and about the general community backlash…

A Sure-Fire Way to Jump the Presale Queue with Donald Watson

North Shore Realtor® Donald Watson, who specializes in North and West Vancouver, shares his thought about co-housing.  

The Foreclosure Disclosure with Ken Pazder

Ken Pazder of Pazder Law Corporation joins Matt and Adam for a look into the process, as well as the positives and negatives, of buying a foreclosure.

Anxious Wealth in Vancouver with John Osburg

An insider’s look at the factors driving China’s new rich to invest their money in global real estate markets such as Vancouver, featuring Anthropologist and author John Osburg. Matt & Adam sit down to interview Professor John Osburg, a Fellow…

The Minority Report with Tom Davidoff

We check in with Associate Professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business Tom Davidoff for his thoughts on how yesterday’s provincial election results will affect the Vancouver Real Estate Market.

How to Leverage Project Marketing for Investment [short]

Assignments and Presales got you down? Here’s an alternative real estate investment strategy that you might be interested in.    

8 Reasons Why Vancouver is the Place to Invest

Are you concerned about the effect the BC Provincial Election will have on our local real estate market? Let Adam and Matt put your mind at ease with 8 reasons why Vancouver real estate will always be a good investment.

Sell Paper to Make Paper [short]

What are assignments and why are they such a contentious issue in the Vancouver Real Estate market discourse? Find out in this week’s VREP short.

David Eby has an Axe to Grind

NDP housing critic David Eby takes a break from the campaign trail to chat with Matt and Adam about housing policies, real estate speculation, and electric guitars. Also, congrats to Yahel for writing our 100th review on iTunes! Here is…

How to Search for a Home THE RIGHT WAY

Have you ever wondered how you can get a leg up on other homebuyers? Have a listen to this week’s VREP short as Adam and Matt explain the right way to search for listings.

To Love It or List It with Celebrity Realtor Todd Talbot

Celebrity Realtor Todd Talbot from Love It or List It Vancouver sits down for a candid conversation with Adam and Matt to discuss everything from haircuts to real estate investing.

How To Buy A Presale Condo

Ever wondered why you need a Realtor® when buying a Presale condo? Adam and Matt answer a reader’s question and offer some helpful advice in this week’s VREP short.

Abundant Solutions to Vancouver’s Housing Crisis with Daniel Oleksiuk

Daniel Oleksiuk of Abundant Housing Vancouver joins Adam and Matt to discuss the issues surrounding housing affordability in Vancouver and what can be done to address them.

This Short Has A Subject

Adam and Matt field a question sent in by a listener asking which subjects are most commonly seen on offers.

The Most Valuable Square Footage is Outside Your Home with Dustan Woodhouse

Dustan Woodhouse joins Matt and Adam to discuss why the sky is not falling and his predictions for the spring market.

Relationship Advice: How to Keep Agency Hotter Than Ever!

Matt has a candid conversation with Brayden explaining the different types of agency relationships a Buyer or Seller can have with a Realtor.

Breaking Down the Vancouver Teardown with Jens von Bergmann and Joseph Dahmen

Matt takes a field trip to UBC and chats with Jens von Bergmann from Mountain Math and Joseph Dahmen from the UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture about the VANCOUVER TEARDOWN INDEX Will light density save us all? Read…

Behold: Freehold & Leasehold Extolled

Learn the differences between the 3 most common forms of property ownership in Vancouver in VREP short #5.

A Beginner’s Guide to Reno Costs and Deal Killers with Wayne DeJong

How bad is Asbestos? How much does it cost to renovate my kitchen? Where does Matt go on family vacations? Find the answers to all of these questions and more in this week’s episode, featuring Wayne DeJong from Pillar To…

Why Low Strata Fees Can Cost You More

Find out why a high strata maintenance fee might not necessarily be a bad thing in this week’s VREP Short.    

Who Runs This Town? with Frances Bula

Freelance journalist and Vancouver political commentator Frances Bula joins Adam and Matt to discuss Vancouver urban politics, the inner workings of City Hall, and who really runs this town. We’ll give you a hint…it’s not Jay Z.  

Market Value Isn’t What You Think It Is

In this week’s VREP short, Matt and Adam discuss the true meaning behind Market Value, a commonly used but often misunderstood term in the Real Estate industry.  

12 Brilliant Tax Tips for Real Estate Investors with Sean Marek

In this weeks episode, Matt and Adam chat with CPA Sean Marek from M Group Chartered Professional Accountants about the “do’s and don’ts” of real estate investment accounting. Want to save yourself some money and avoid being audited on this…

How Do Real Estate Commissions Work?

In the second instalment of the VREP Short, Matt and Adam answer some common questions about how Real Estate commissions work in Vancouver. How do Buyers’ agents get paid? Is there a standard commission percentage? Is there a disadvantage to using…

The Future of Commercial Drive with MLA Shane Simpson

Vancouver-Hastings MLA joins Adam & Matt to chat about the City of Vancouver’s proposed Grandview-Woodlands Community Plan, offering some uniquely informative insight into the challenges facing one of East Vancouver’s most sought-after neighbourhoods.

Negotiate like a Pro in 4 Easy Steps

In our very first edition of the VREP Short, Adam & Matt discuss four simple steps for dramatically improving your negotiation game. Level up!

Let’s Face It, Your Home is Outdated with Danielle Molnar

Founder and Lead Designer at Accentrix Design, Danielle Molnar, joins Adam & Matt to discuss popular trends for 2017 and how to keep up. She also reveals what is ‘in’ and what is definitely ‘out’. Also, check out Brayden’s life before…

Have Vancouver’s Foreign Buyers Left for Toronto?

Top-Producing Realtor and fellow podcast host, Andrew La Fleur, joins Adam & Matt to discuss shifts in the Vancouver Real Estate Market & the impact it’s had on the Toronto Housing Market. Are claims that Vancouver’s foreign buyers have left…

Do You Own A Tier Two Property?

Top Home Inspector and former builder, Shawn Anderson, joins Adam & Matt to highlight a safe approach to buying real estate & reveals the top three developers in Vancouver. Also, Adam & Matt talk tier two properties and why they…

How to Buy the Perfect Revenue Property with Sarah Penman

Property Manager Sarah Penman, Team Leader at Penman Properties, joins Adam and Matt to explain why short-term rentals might lead to long-term headaches and the best way to buy a revenue property. Plus, a new segment called The Five Wire.

6 Ways to Find a Deal in Any Market

Deals happen in every market at any given time. Adam and Matt offer six proven strategies for how to time Vancouver’s real estate market and find the best deals available. Level up!

5 Kids 1 Condo with Adrian Crook

5kids1condo.com blogger, Adrian Crook, joins Adam and Matt to talk raising a family in 1000 square feet downtown, minimalism, lessening your carbon foot print, and why densification is the answer to Vancouver’s housing issues.

Market Predictions for 2017 with Tom Davidoff

Sauder School of Business Associate Professor, Tom Davidoff, joins Adam & Matt to discuss recent market trends and to offer his predictions for 2017. Get out your crystal balls!

Are You A Genius? The 3 Types of Real Estate Investors with Dustan Woodhouse

Are you a genius? Mortgage Broker, Dustan Woodhouse, joins Adam and Matt to discuss the three types of real estate investors… which one are you? Also, Matt offers some of his favourite quotes for the year ahead. Trust me, you…

BC’s New Homebuyer Loan & the Best of VREP 2016!

Mortgage Broker, Ray Macklem, joins Adam to discuss the BC Government’s recently revealed Home Partnership program coming January 2017. The brothers also reflect on the year it was in real estate and some of their favourite episode highlights.

3 Tips to Make Sure Your Home is Not a Feng Shui Disaster with Alex Yao

Real Estate Agent Alex Yao joins Adam & Matt to discuss Feng Shui and all the other potentially unknown pitfalls that a Vancouver home seller can fall into when the home market is so plugged into the larger Pacific Rim…

Talking Market Trends: The November Stats Are In!

The November 2016 REBGV Stats are in! Adam and Matt discuss general market conditions and talk about fantastic buying opportunities over this holiday season.

Will Vancouver Survive the Earthquake?

Engineer and Seismic Specialist John Sherstobitoff joins Adam & Matt to discuss whether or not Vancouver is truly ready for the earthquake. You will want to strap in for this one!

A Quick Guide to Natural Building with Anne Bonner

Natural Builder, Anne Bonner, joins Adam and Matt to discuss building with natural materials and how current building materials can be toxic, allergy-inducing and bad for the environment.

Trumped Up Trickle Down Economics & Vancouver Real Estate with Joannah Connolly

President-Elect Donald Trump has big plans for The United States and foreign trade. Joannah Connolly, Editor of REW.ca and Western Investor, joins Adam and Matt to discuss how the new presidency will impact the Vancouver Real Estate Market. Trust me, this…

Talking Market Trends: The October Stats are in!

With the release of the October 2016 REBGV Stats, Adam and Matt breakdown each area and price band in Vancouver to determine what’s hot and what’s not.

Smart Strategies for Minimizing Debt with Ray Macklem

Top Mortgage Broker, Ray Macklem, joins Adam and Matt to discuss Home Equity Lines of Credit, Refinancing & Debt Consolidation. We promise… it’s sexier than it sounds.

The Broke Agent & Five Mistakes People Make When Hiring a Realtor®

Eric Simon, the brains behind The Broke Agent.com, joins Adam and Matt to discuss dismantling the realtor facade, authenticity in business & future trends in real estate marketing. Adam and Matt also highlight five common mistakes people make when hiring…

Forbidden Vancouver with Will Woods

In this bone-chilling Halloween edition, Chief Storyteller Will Woods joins Adam and Matt to discuss Vancouver’s most terrifying neighbourhood, secrets of The Penthouse, and who really decided where Vancouver should be located. Happy Halloween everyone!

How Will the New Mortgage Rules Impact You & is the Vacancy Rate Changing?

Mortgage Broker Jessi Johnson joins Adam and Matt to discuss recent changes to mortgage rules & Property Manager Klaus Rode pops by to update us on the rental market.

The Death of the Single Family House with Nathan Lauster

Are houses no longer viable? UBC Sociologist Nathaneal Lauster thinks so and joins Adam and Matt to discuss the slow death of the single family house in Vancouver and larger lessons other cities can learn from us. Also, Matt’s topless photos…

Six Proven Ways to Add Value to Your Home

Adam and Matt discuss minor and major reno ideas that are sure to add value to your home.

How to be Strata Doc Detectives! Six Essential Tips for Reviewing Strata Documents

Strata Doc Detectives, Matt and Adam, re-open a cold ‘case file’ condo building to determine exactly what went wrong & outline six things to consider when reviewing evidence to ensure your condo tale is not a chilling one of debt and deceit.

Is the Fall Here? Market Update & Treaty Talk with Barry Appleton

With the onset of the fall market, Adam and Matt provide a market update, answer a listener’s question on basement suites, and chat with International Lawyer Barry Appleton about Canada’s treaty obligations in respect to BC’s foreign buyer tax.

What No One Tells You About Home Insurance with Grace Catao

Are you sure you’re covered? Insurance Specialist Grace Catao joins Adam and Matt to offer the best tips for house and condo insurance, as well as potential pitfalls with vacant homes, rental properties & airbnb!

Will BC’s New Foreign Buyer Tax Work? With Canadian Tax Lawyer Jonathan Garbutt

Canadian Tax Lawyer, Jonathan Garbutt, joins Adam and Matt to discuss the complications surrounding BC’s new foreign buyer tax. Also, Mortgage Specialist Chad Watts offers his thoughts on current lending practices.

BC’s New Foreign Buyer Tax with Prof. Tom Davidoff & Guests

With Monday’s announcement of the 15% foreign buyer tax, Adam and Matt discuss the tax and its implications with UBC Professor Tom Davidoff, Lawyer Lars Kushner, and foreign national and first-time homebuyer Mac Kerman.

A Quick Guide to Laneway Homes with Kim Little

Everything you need to know about Laneway Homes in under 45 minutes! Small Work’s Small House Specialist Kim Little joins Adam and Matt to discuss all things Laneway and Coach Homes and the trend toward smaller spaces. Also, is our…

With or Without EU: Brexit’s Effect on Our Market & the Real Estate Council’s Report of the Independent Advisory Group

Adam and Matt discuss how Britain leaving the EU may impact the Vancouver housing market and address some of the key points from the Real Estate Council’s recent report of the independent advisory group.

The Role of the Architect & the Housing Blame Game with Rick Morrow

Intern Architect Rick Morrow joins Adam and Matt to explain the role of an architect, design merit, and the always changing Vancouver skyline. Matt and Adam also discuss “The Housing Market Blame Game”, the new draft report issued by BMO’s…

Renovation Report Part One: We Found a Project

Matt and Adam discuss the sale of Adam’s East Van house and the purchase of a new renovation project in Strathcona. Join us for future episodes charting the trials and tribulations of renovating a house in Vancouver.

Don’t Buy a Leaky Condo! Rainscreening with Rick Morrow

What’s “rainscreening”? Intern Architect and former Building Envelope Remediation Consultant Rick Morrow joins Adam and Matt to discuss the leaky condo crisis in the lower mainland and things to consider when buying a condo in an older building.

How Millennials Can Stay in the Lower Mainland – Advice From Your Dad!

Managing Broker and father of three Millennials, Mike Hofer, offers some advice and strategies for young people looking to stay in the Lower Mainland amidst rising home prices and increasing affordability issues.    

Should I Buy a Pre-Sale Condo?

First-time homebuyer Pete Stojakovic joins Adam and Matt to discuss the pros and cons of buying new construction.    

Home Staging Secrets with Malika Smith

Professional Home Staging Consultant, Malika Smith, from Upstaged Redesign & Décor joins Adam and Matt to discuss the benefits of staging, some must-know tips, and some staging nightmares. Contact Malika Smith at malika@upstagedvancouver.ca or 604-725-1543.    

False Creek Flats: Vancouver’s Newest World-Class Community with Onni’s Renee Hourston

Renee Hourston, from leading Vancouver-based developer Onni, joins Adam and Matt to discuss the redevelopment of the False Creek Flats Community and up-and-coming areas and projects.    

10 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast & for Top Dollar

Your realtor is a story teller, and a good agent needs to know the product and constantly learn about it. They need a deep understanding of the area and your property’s history. They need to learn about the target market:…

Vancouver’s Five Best Investment Areas & A Secret Recipe for a Better Mortgage with Dustan Woodhouse

Top Mortgage Specialist Dustan Woodhouse joins Adam and Matt to discuss his secret recipe for securing a top-notch mortgage before offer presentation. Bonus: the rebel realtor, Eniz Aziz, sits down with the brothers to discuss the top five best areas…

Appraisals & The Reno That Will Sink Your Property Value with Leigh Walker

Leigh Walker joins Adam and Matt to discuss appraisals, finding market value in a rising market & which home renovations add the most value.  

How to Win in Multiple Offers

Adam and Matt explain how to beat the competition when buying in a hot housing market.    

Your Future Home with Gregory Dreicer

Museum of Vancouver Director of Curatorial and Engagement, Gregory Dreicer joins Adam and Matt to discuss the exhibition “Your Future Home: Creating the New Vancouver.” For more information about the exhibition, head to MOV’s site: http://www.museumofvancouver.ca/ And these guys.  …

Shadow Flipping & Assignments with Managing Broker Mike Hofer

Century 21 In Town Realty Managing Broker Mike Hofer joins Matt and Adam to discuss “shadow flipping”, assignment sales, and the ethics of real estate. For the cited article on assignment flipping, click here: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/investigations/the-real-estate-technique-fuelling-vancouvers-housing-market/article28634868/    

Foreign Ownership Tax, Affordability & Why Robinson Crusoe May Hold the Key to Vancouver’s Real Estate Market with UBC Prof. Tom Davidoff

UBC Associate Professor Tom Davidoff joins Adam and Matt to discuss the BC Housing Affordability Fund and comments on foreign ownership and what makes Vancouver’s Real Estate Market so unique. More information about the BC Housing Affordability Fund here: http://www.housingaffordability.org/…

Life After the Viaducts & the Future of North East False Creek with Holly Sovdi

Lead City Planner with the Downtown Division, Holly Sovdi, joins Adam and Matt to discuss life after the Georgia and Dunsmuir Viaducts come down and the future for North East False Creek – a new community that unites Chinatown, Crosstown,…

Five ways to protect yourself when buying a house built before 1980 with Vancouver Home Inspector Aaron Borsch

Five ways to protect yourself when buying a house built before 1980 with Vancouver Home Inspector Aaron Borsch  

Maximizing Your Rental Income with Sarah Penman

Sarah Penman bought her first condo when she was 21 years old. She is now the owner/operator of a leading property management company, located in Yaletown, and oversees approximately 150 rental units in Greater Vancouver. We discuss everything to do…

What’s Fueling Our Hot Housing Market?

In this inaugural (our very first!) episode, we discuss the current state of Vancouver’s real estate market and recap on the busiest year yet, 2015! We also explain the goal of the podcast: to be your premiere source for buying, selling…

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