Vancouver Real Estate Podcast and Blog Archives

VREP #21 | 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.   Read More

VREP #20 | 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 [ … ] Read More

VREP #18 | 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 [ … ] Read More

VREP #17 | 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. Read More

VREP #16 | 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. Read More

VREP #15 | 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. Read More

VREP #13 | 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 or 604-725-1543. Read More