- VREP #374 | Taking your Real Estate Strategies from Good to Great with Daryl Simpson
You may know our guest from his 2019 appearance on the show as the Executive Vice President of Bosa Properties. But a lot has changed for Daryl Simpson (& the market!) since then.
With over 30 years of Vancouver real estate experience - from design, to construction, to marketing - there are few people who have Daryl’s understanding of our market. And today's episode is a masterclass. Daryl Simpson, now a Partner at Magnum Projects, sits down with Adam & Matt to share his insights on all things Vancouver real estate.
Why is timing more important than location? What easy metric can help you time the bottom? And what strategies will take your real estate game from good to great? This only begins to capture the game-changing takeaways in today’s episode. Level up!1h 28m | Jun 2, 2023
- VREP #373 | Learning from Western Canada's Largest Developer with Jonathan Meads
One surefire way to make money in real estate is to spot the market trends and act on them. StreetSide Developments is doing just that. A division of Qualico, Western Canada's largest privately owned real estate company, StreetSide is bringing generations of real estate expertise to the Lower Mainland. Jonathan Meads, Vice President of StreetSide, sits down with Matt and Adam to share his thoughts on the Vancouver real estate from his unique vantage point.
Which areas are positioned for explosive growth? What building challenges are unique to Vancouver? And what does Jonathan think the market will do for the balance of 2023 and beyond? This is a great overview of the current state of the market with some juicy insights from one of the largest players in Western Canada. Listen up!1h 5m | May 26, 2023
- VREP #372 | Critical Housing Market Insights with Zonda's CEO Jeff Meyers
Today's guest has been analyzing and collecting data on residential new home construction and real estate trends since 1985. Now, as the head of the leading provider of data to the residential home building industry in North America, CEO of Zonda Jeff Meyers sits down with Matt & Adam to discuss the Vancouver real estate market, US & Canadian real estate at large, and where our local market mirrors and diverges from larger real estate trends.
Does Vancouver real estate make sense? Why will inventory remain at record lows? And how is Zonda transforming the way new homes are built and sold? This is a data deep dive with a legend in the industry. Get your notepad!1h 10m | May 19, 2023
- VREP #371 | Victoria Real Estate Market Trends with Tony Joe
How’s the Victoria Real Estate Market? This week, Tony Joe, top-producing real estate agent, owner of REMAX Island Properties, and host of The Whole Home Show with Tony Joe on CFAX 1070, sits down with Matt & Adam to discuss all things real estate on Vancouver Island.
How’s the market? Where are the best areas to invest? And how will the Vancouver Island real estate market perform for the remainder of 2023? This is your crash course on Vancouver Island - get your notebook!56m | May 12, 2023
- VREP #370 | The Fraser Valley Real Estate Market with Trevor Street
The excitement around the Fraser Valley continues to grow as the centre of Metro Vancouver pushes further East. And what seems like affordable real estate today may not seem so affordable tomorrow.
Trevor Street, Founding Partner at The Partners Marketing Group, joins Matt & Adam in Kokomo Studios to discuss new construction and why investors, first time homebuyers, and families are flocking to the valley. How’s the market? Where are the opportunities? And which municipalities are set to explode? Head East!1h 13m | May 5, 2023
- VREP #369 | Are Vancouver Home Prices Going Up in 2023? With REBGV’s Andrew Lis
Are Vancouver home prices going up in 2023?
This question is at the core of today’s episode and the answer might surprise you… especially if you’ve been sitting on the sidelines waiting for the bottom.
Andrew Lis, the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver’s Director of Economics and Analytics, sits down with Matt & Adam to talk data, market trends, perpetually low inventory, and where the market goes in 2023. Plus, some surprising insights we’ve never had on our show. Let’s go!1h 42m | Apr 28, 2023
- VREP #368 | Daniel Foch & Nick Hill from The Canadian Real Estate Investor Podcast on Finding Cash Flow
Looking for cash flow? We’ve got you covered. Today’s guests scour the country to not only make the numbers work but make them work BIG!
Nick Hill and Daniel Foch, hosts of The Canadian Real Estate Investor Podcast, join Matt & Adam in Kokomo Studios to discuss their investment philosophy, the tools they use to find the most attractive markets, and where they are investing today.
This episode will kickstart your investment journey and make your wallet fat. Listen up.1h 6m | Apr 21, 2023
- VREP #367 | Finding BC’s Hottest Real Estate Markets with Byron Chard
Chard Development has been a dominant player in British Columbia real estate for almost three decades & its success is built on a tried and tested strategy: finding the up-and-coming neighborhoods & doubling down.
President & CEO Byron Chard joins Adam & Matt to share his thoughts on current Vancouver real estate trends & details where the market goes from here. Where are the next big growth markets in BC? What neighborhoods is Chard doubling down on currently. And what can we expect from the market for the balance of 2023 & beyond?
Stand on the shoulders of giants!1h 15m | Apr 14, 2023
- VREP #366 | Building Vibrant, Inclusive & Connected Communities in Vancouver with Ameet Johal
Where are the most vibrant and connected communities in Metro Vancouver? And how should this inform where you live and where you invest?
Ameet Johal, Principal at Junction Co., runs a global consulting firm that advises developers on building exciting, inclusive and connected communities in Vancouver and beyond.
Who are we building for? Who has been traditionally overlooked and why? And how can we build new homes that meet the needs of all its residents. Ameet brings a global perspective & sees big opportunity for enriching cities & communities across Vancouver.
Time to listen up!1h 27m | Apr 7, 2023
- VREP #365 | Vancouver Real Estate Trends with Wendy Waters
What does the smart money think about Vancouver real estate in 2023? Vice President, Research Services & Strategy at GWL Realty Advisors Wendy Waters sits down with Adam & Matt to explain exactly that question, delving deep into the most up-to-date data on the Metro Vancouver real estate market & highlighting the most important trends. And these trends will definitely surprise!
What data points are the institutional players focussed on? What do these trends mean for the market (& region) in the next 1,2 & 5 years. And, maybe most importantly, is the smart money currently buying Vancouver? Tune in to find out!1h 17m | Mar 31, 2023
- VREP #364 | Finding Mega Cash Flow in Alberta with Calvin Hexter
So many have reached out asking where to find cash flow. And, we get it - Vancouver is not an easy city when it comes to making the numbers work day 1. But there are markets where cash flow is still king.
Calvin Hexter sits down with Matt & Adam to discuss mega cash flow opportunities in Edmonton, Alberta. How can Edmonton help you diversify your real estate portfolio? What should you buy based on your budget? And which neighbourhoods offer the perfect mix of high quality tenants, future potential, and big yields?
This is one for the real estate investors looking to up their income. Know what you own, and know why you own it!50m | Mar 24, 2023
- VREP #363 | Vancouver Real Estate Spring Market Overview with Rennie's Andrew Ramlo & Ryan Berlin
Rennie Intelligence is known for compiling the latest demographic, economic and development data and translating it into actionable knowledge for their clients - which just so happen to be Western Canada's largest developers, REITs & policy makers.
This week, Ryan Berlin, Director of Intelligence and Senior Economist, and Andrew Ramlo, Vice President of Advisory Services, sit down with Matt & Adam to chart the market from bird's eye view down to granular. And, trust us - the market takeaways are next level! Will the Spring spring? Will the Fall fall? and everything in between and beyond. This will set you up for the rest of 2023. Actionable intelligence!1h 3m | Mar 17, 2023
- VREP #362 | Building Agency, Purpose & Community in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside with Jenny Konkin
There are a few things you should know about Jenny Konkin. She is a 40 under 40 recipient. She comes from a long line of real estate investors. And she loves Vancouver. Jenny sits down with Adam & Matt this week to discuss her path from real estate investor/business person to community builder on the Downtown Eastside, where she works day in, day out with some of the city’s most vulnerable residents.
What led Jenny to shift gears in 2013 to focus all her energy on the not-for-profit organization she co-founded, Whole Way House? How have the challenges facing the Downtown Eastside changed over the last decade & are we in a better place today? What are we as a city getting right and what are we getting wrong when it comes to supporting our city’s most vulnerable populations? And what does effective help actually look like? Listen up Vancouverites!46m | Mar 10, 2023
- VREP #361 | Vancouver Real Estate is a Great Investment with QuadReal’s Raul Jaime
QuadReal Property Group is a global real estate investment firm that manages $67.1 Billion in holdings with a focus on global cities. And they are betting big on Vancouver. Vice President, Investment Management, Raul Jaime sits down with Adam & Matt to detail exactly why and his best investment tips will SUPERCHARGE any real estate portfolio! Where should you buy in the Lower Mainland? What separates a good deal from a bad one? And what strategy has kept QuadReal best in class (an easy strategy for every investor to adopt!)? This episode is as instructional as it is enlightening. Level up!1h 9m | Mar 3, 2023
- VREP #360 | Reverse Mortgages & the Great Generational Wealth Transfer with Marci Deane
$373.3 Billion. Big number, right? That is the total value of mortgage-free real estate holdings in Metro Vancouver as of 2021. And 55% of that insanely large number is controlled by those between the ages of 55 & 74. In other words, Vancouver Boomers are real estate rich & their children will be the ultimate beneficiaries. But what good is all that equity if it is tied up in clear-title real estate?
Mortgage Broker Marci Deane sits down with Adam & Matt to discuss strategies that allow homeowners to tap into that equity potential - whether to use as gifts for downpayments, to invest in other real estate, or to just live your best life. So, if you have a lot of equity in your home, now is the time to give Marci a call. And if you are a Millenial struggling with a downpayment, now is the time to share this podcast with mom & dad. Your [Parents] are Richer than You Think!1h 5m | Feb 24, 2023
- VREP #359 | Winning Opportunities in a Down Market with Anthem's Michael Ferreira
Michael Ferreira has spent the past 30+ years analyzing the Vancouver real estate market. In his former role as principal of Urban Analytics (now Zonda Urban), Michael pored over market data and advised the largest real estate development companies in Western Canada. Now, fresh in his new role as Senior Vice President of Finance & Corporate Affairs at Anthem Properties, Michael sits down with Matt & Adam to discuss the current state of the presale market, the forces that drive our market and the structural realities that prevent market fluctuations, and where the best investment opportunities are in both the Lower Mainland and the province. Where should you invest? Listen up!1h 11m | Feb 17, 2023
- VREP #358 | Vancouver Real Estate in Crisis with Tom Davidoff & Andrey Pavlov
This is a debate you will not hear anywhere else! Two of Vancouver real estate's most respected thought leaders are in the same room... and they're joined by Prof. Tom Davidoff and Prof. Andrey Pavlov. We kid, we kid. But seriously, it's not often that we get to sit down with this level of dialogue while two leading professors debate the merits and shortcomings of our real estate market. We can all agree on one thing: these two don't agree on much! How can we fix Vancouver real estate? Is the bottom in? And where does the market go from here? This episode has more jabs than a Sonny Liston fight. Ding, ding, ding!1h 25m | Feb 10, 2023
- VREP #357 | Will Vancouver Home Prices Fall 40% in 2023? With Charles St-Arnaud
We are entering the 4th quarter of this current real estate slowdown & everyone has the same question. Is the end in sight or do we have a long way….down? Chief Economist at Alberta Central, Charles St-Arnaud, joins Adam & Matt this week to talk about ongoing potential risks for the Vancouver real estate market, the Canadian real estate market & the Canadian economy more generally. What are the biggest risks to the Canadian economy & how will these impact real estate? Which markets are wildly overvalued & which will prove resilient in 2023? And is it actually possible that we will see ‘40% Off’ stickers on Vancouver real estate listings in the near term? Tune in to hear this outsider's perspective!44m | Feb 3, 2023
- VREP #356 | Vancouver’s Top Neighbourhoods in 2023 with REW President Simon Bray
A couple of things are clear: this market has been incredibly slow & talking heads are pointing in all directions when it comes to this spring's real estate market & beyond. But what does actual search data from the province's largest real estate search portal suggest about the future of our market? President of REW.ca, Simon Bray, sits down with Adam & Matt this week to let us all behind the curtain of REW & we are better for it. Are real estate searches as slow as real estate transactions? What are the heaviest searched neighborhoods and property types? Who is searching? And what does this data tell us about the spring market? Tune in to hear the real Duke of Data!1h 29m | Jan 27, 2023
- VREP #355 | Will the Vancouver Real Estate Market Crash in 2023 with Brendon Ogmundson
Ten months of declining sales and a Q4 that sent Adam on paternity leave. 2022 was a doozy. But we are not here to talk about last year's news. The burning question is what will happen to the Vancouver real estate market in 2023? BCREA's Chief Economist, Brendon Ogmundson, sits down with Matt & Adam in studio to discuss interest rates, sales volume, inventory numbers, immigration and where the market will be by the end of this year. This is a market update and forecasting episode you can't afford to miss. Listen up!1h 16m | Jan 20, 2023