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Vancouver Real Estate Podcast
66 minutes | 6 days ago
VREP #269 | Exploding Inflation and the Real Estate Market with Professor Ian Lee
Is post-pandemic Canada set to for sky high inflation? And what does that mean for the economy, interest rates & the real estate market in our immediate future? Carlton Professor and BNN regular Ian Lee joins Adam and Matt to discuss the alarming number of forces that could upend the value of a dollar in Canada, set prices for all things higher, and lead to interest rates heading skyward. So what does all this mean for your real estate goals and portfolio if money is literally worth less and borrowing becomes significantly more expensive? Stay tuned to find out if cash is trash. The professor is in!
47 minutes | 13 days ago
VREP #268 | Part Two: The Future of Kelowna Real Estate with James Moore
As the Kelowna housing market continues to sizzle, we continue our two part series on the future of the region with today's guest: Kelowna's Long Range Policy Planning Manager, James Moore. With unchartered demand for housing combined with rising house prices and a plummeting vacancy rate, how will Kelowna handle the pain points familiar to cities like Vancouver or Victoria (think: affordability, density and a quickly changing identity)? Which municipal hubs are set for redevelopment? What will density look like in years to come? And should you invest in a piece of the Okanagan? All this and more in our last installment on one of BC's fastest growing regions.
47 minutes | 20 days ago
VREP #267 | Part One: The Future of Kelowna Real Estate with Mission Group's CEO Jonathan Friesen
The Kelowna Real Estate Market is hotter than Matt in his Victorian bathing costume on Gyro Beach, so how can you get involved and where is the city and the market heading? Mission Group's CEO Jonathan Friesen joins Matt & Adam this week to discuss why Kelowna is one of the most exciting real estate markets in the country. Where are the best areas to invest? How will the city transform in the near future? And why are we so excited about Aqua Waterfront Village? Here's a hint: Luxury design, short-term rentals and boat concierge! Yes, boat concierge. Jon Friesen is one of the most thoughtful developers and industry leaders we've ever had on our show. Get ready to learn a lot and come back next week for part two with Kelowna's Long Range Planning Manager, James Moore. Giddy UP!
63 minutes | a month ago
VREP #266 | The Data Developers Rely on with Michael Ferreira and John Benest
Revisiting Michael Ferreira’s State of the Union UDI address has become an annual event on our podcast. And, in the first half of 2021, what better time to reflect not only on the year it was in 2020 but also where the Vancouver real estate market is heading in 2021? This week, Principals Michael Ferreira & Jon Bennest from Urban Analytics join Adam & Matt for a far-reaching discussion on the current market trends, how the market has shifted, the hot presale market, and their outlook for the 2021. Get the latest take from the go-to advisors for the development community. You won't be disappointed.
49 minutes | a month ago
VREP #265 | Forecasting an Economic Recovery and a Real Estate Slowdown with Bryan Yu
BC is ahead of its vaccination schedule and set for a summer of love but what does that mean for the larger BC economy and the red-hot real estate market? Does a return to “normal” mean a more “normal” latter half of 2021 for the real estate market or do we continue to burn ultra bright? Central 1 Credit Union’s Chief Economist Bryan Yu joins Adam and Matt to talk about real estate and the larger road to recovery in British Columbia. What does the future hold for BC and will we build back better? Where are the potential opportunities in the market? And what are the biggest risks? Central 1 has gotten bold predictions right before. Tune in for the future!
78 minutes | a month ago
VREP #264 | Real Estate Prices Under Extraordinary Pressure with MLA Canada's Cameron McNeill and Ryan Lalonde
Bold & thoughtful real estate predictions? Today's episode is full of 'em! Cameron McNeill (Executive Director) and Ryan Lalonde (President) of MLA Canada join Matt & Adam (Brothers) to talk about the state of Vancouver's real estate & pre-construction market on the cusp of the Spring. What will happen to Vancouver real estate prices when the borders reopen? Will our market see double-digit growth in the next 1-3 years? And which markets in the Lower Mainland will outperform? These questions and more, powered by MLA Vision and Intelligence. If you are considering buying or selling in 2021, listen to this episode first.
66 minutes | 2 months ago
VREP #263 | Fortune Favours the Bold with HGTV’s Todd Talbot
At a time when many potential Vancouver real estate buyers were trigger-shy, Todd Talbot was pulling the trigger on multiple purchases... and, his confidence has paid off. Todd sits down with Matt and Adam to discuss his investing trajectory over the past few years, including some big wins, some mistakes along the way, and some pro-tips for anyone interested in Vancouver real estate. On today’s episode, we get Todd’s take on the state of the market, his foray into development & where he sees big opportunities in the lower mainland and beyond. This episode is as much about mindset as it is about execution. Learn the tricks of the trade from a season vet who is consistently moving through the market.
65 minutes | 2 months ago
VREP #262 | Why Big Money Buys Canadian Real Estate & Why You Should Too with QuadReal's Shawn Gilligan
So you think your real estate portfolio is big? QuadReal, a Global Real Estate Investment Group headquartered in Vancouver currently has 10,000 residential suites across Canada and a portfolio of over $171 Billion. Yes, Billion! Shawn Gilligan heads up Research and Strategy for QuadReal's Canadian Division and joins Matt & Adam today to discuss recession-proof real estate, where the metrics favour, and why he's bullish on Vancouver real estate in general. Which Canadian markets will outperform? Can prices continue to rise at an alarming pace? And what are the biggest risks our market faces? We went long on this interview for a reason - it's information packed and value dense. Stop everything and listen up.
40 minutes | 2 months ago
VREP #261 | Another Record Year in Vancouver Real Estate with RBC Senior Economist Robert Hogue
With bidding wars, record low interest rates, frustrated buyers & ecstatic sellers, where does the Vancouver Real Estate Market go from here? RBC Senior Economist, Robert Hogue, sits down with Matt & Adam to discuss the Canadian economy at large, super-charged demand for housing, and the biggest risks facing Vancouver buyers and sellers. Which Canadian markets will outperform? Can prices continue to rise at an astronomical pace? How will the opening of the border impact our economy and housing? And what does this mean for homeownership and affordability in our country? Join us today to try and make sense of these questions and this historic moment in Vancouver Real Estate & Beyond.
56 minutes | 2 months ago
VREP #260 | Legacy Building with Bosa Properties CEO Colin Bosa
What does it take to build a legacy in real estate? Colin Bosa, CEO of Bosa Properties, has the answer. After five decades of shaping urban skylines, the Bosa family has earned a reputation for quality, integrity & community. But this is not only a story of real estate development in an ever-changing city and market, it’s a story about humble beginnings, hard work, family, and unwavering core values. This week, Colin joins Matt & Adam to talk about building a real estate company, daily routine and habits, his thoughts on up and coming areas in the Lower Mainland, & his outlook on the Vancouver Real Estate Market for 2021 & beyond. This is a master’s class in real estate; get your notebook!
65 minutes | 3 months ago
VREP #259 | Plans, Pro Formas and Politics with Michael Mortenson
Sometimes discussions on the future of Vancouver, our city’s real estate prices, and urban planning are too pie in the sky. Not today! Director of Livable City Planning, Michael Mortenson, sits down with Adam & Matt for a grounded conversation on all things Vancouver real estate, breaking down pro formas, discussing city housing policy, and highlighting the various factors that make Vancouver one of North America’s priciest cities. Should the city get into building housing? Does the development community wield too much power? And can we ever expect a day in which we are not talking about our city’s housing crisis? You like numbers & facts? We got numbers & facts!
58 minutes | 3 months ago
VREP #258 | How to Build Wealth in Today's Low Interest Rate Environment with Kyle Green
This last year has been the year of all things “unprecedented”. Add one more to the list: an historically low interest rate environment that has helped turbo-charge the Vancouver real estate market. But is building wealth through real estate as simple as going on a shopping spree in 2021? One of Canada’s top, investment-focused Mortgage Brokers Kyle Green joins Adam & Matt to tackle this question, breaking down today’s lending environment and the varied strategies anyone can employ - from an aspiring first-time buyer to a long-time Vancouver homeowner to a seasoned real estate investor in aggressive growth mode (Bonus Material: Kyle's top Canadian market picks for 2021!). We are in unprecedented times, and they call for unprecedented action. Here’s your roadmap!
67 minutes | 3 months ago
VREP #257 | Why Owning A Condo Might Get A Lot More Expensive in 2021 with Tony Gioventu
What will happen to B.C. Strata Insurance rates this year and are strata fees set to spike? For these burning questions, there is no one better to talk to than Tony Gioventu, Executive Director of the Condominium Home Owners Association of B.C. We cover the state of condos in the Lower Mainland, from insurance to deferred maintenance, with a focus on the risks to you, the homeowner and investor. Will the strata insurance market stabilize? What are some of the greatest risks coming to stratas? And ultimately, is ownership worth the risk? It's time to cover your asset!
52 minutes | 3 months ago
VREP #256 | Fraser Valley Housing Market Forecast 2021 with Fifth Avenue's CEO Scott Brown
Last week we covered Vancouver Real Estate Market Predictions for 2021 and now this week we are turning our attention to the Fraser Valley Real Estate Market and beyond. Scott Brown, President & CEO of Fifth Avenue Real Estate Marketing Ltd. sits down with Matt & Adam to discuss the surprising real estate boom of 2020 and what 2021 holds for the Fraser Valley. Will real estate prices in the Fraser Valley go up in 2021? Are current buying habits a longer-term trend or a temporary fad? Which sub-markets and regions are set to explode? Get answers to these questions and Scott's top 3 favourite markets in BC for this year. Do not miss this episode!
67 minutes | 3 months ago
VREP #255 | Vancouver Housing Market Forecast 2021 with BCREA Chief Economist Brendon Ogmundson
We just wrapped up one of the most uncertain & unpredictable years in our lifetime...unless, of course, you were born before 1918! So, what comes next? Sheepish with your predictions? Not today's guest. Chief Economist of the British Columbia Real Estate Association, Brendon Ogmundson, sits down with Adam & Matt to talk about the future of real estate in Vancouver in 2021 and beyond. Will Vancouver real estate prices decline in 2021? What are the key indicators to understand the Vancouver real estate market? And where are the big growth real estate markets in British Columbia? 2021 will favor the bold!
53 minutes | 4 months ago
BEST OF: VREP #113 | Has the Vancouver Real Estate Market Cycle Run its Course? With Teo Nicolais
Original episode posted: April 4, 2018 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!
1 minutes | 4 months ago
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71 minutes | 4 months ago
VREP #254 | Your Real Estate Retirement Plan Simplified with Jenny Bayless & Chris Lopez
Looking for a simple plan to retire from real estate? We’ve got you covered! In keeping with our ever-growing list of top-tier real estate investors, Colorado investors Jenny Bayless and Chris Lopez sit down with Adam & Matt to discuss a concrete plan for how real estate investing can get you out of your day job - for good. Take this job and retire it! What is a holistic approach to real estate investing? What are the most important criteria for a great investment? How do you analyze & effectively pivot to changing market conditions? And what kind of planning & action is needed to retire from real estate sooner than you ever thought possible. Listen up for a big 2021!
56 minutes | 4 months ago
VREP #253 | Will Vancouver Real Estate Prices Ever Decline? with Professor Patrick Condon
Problem: how do we make Vancouver an affordable and sustainable city by 2060? Solution: well, you'll have to listen to today's guest. Patrick Condon, Professor at UBC School of Architecture + Landscape Architecture, author, and former city planner, joins Adam & Matt to offer some thought-provoking solutions to the challenges facing our city. And, no, this is not another supply episode about building our way out of this problem; in fact, it's quite the opposite. What will Vancouver look like in 2060? Why has our market proven so resilient? And will real estate prices ever come down? Listen and subscribe today.
57 minutes | 5 months ago
VREP #252 | Opportunities in BC's Commercial Real Estate Market with Cory Wright
People are working from home, restaurants have moved to delivery, clothing stores are selling online, but England has just approved a vaccine; so what does this mean for commercial real estate in Vancouver and B.C.? This week, Managing Broker of William Wright Commercial & VREP Commercial Correspondent, Cory Wright, joins Adam & Matt to discuss the strengths and weaknesses in the commercial real estate market and highlight some HUGE opportunities. How’s the retail market? Can you get a deal on an office space? And has Covid19 had an impact on BC’s red-hot industrial market? Cory discusses these questions and which regions he sees opportunity for growth. Whether you are interested in commercial or residential real estate, this episode will not disappoint!
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