Podcast

PODCAST: Serving on the BCREA Board of Directors (September 2021)

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On October 1, BCREA will begin accepting applications from REATLORS® and members of the public interested in becoming a part of the BCREA Board of Directors for the upcoming term. On this episode of Open House by BCREA we talk about volunteering in the real estate sector and becoming a member of the BCREA Board of

PODCAST: A Guide to Getting Started as a REALTOR® (July 2021)

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On this month’s episode of Open House by BCREA, a panel of three BC Realtors, including host and managing broker Tony Joe, BCREA Director Ashley Smith, and Youth Professional Network chair Kate Philpott talk about getting started as a Realtor, along with tips and directions about how to fast-track a new career in real estate.

PODCAST: Five Questions for the Post-Pandemic Housing Market (June 2021)

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On this month’s episode of Open House by BCREA, our Chief Economist Brendon Ogmundson joins the show to talk about his new Market Intelligence report exploring five questions about the post-pandemic housing market. From rising mortgage rates to remote work and market balance, we highlight what Realtors should be looking for as the economy emerges

Three Highlights from Public Polling on BC’s Hot Market

In April’s episode of Open House by BCREA, our monthly podcast for REALTORS®, host Tony Joe and his guest, Research Co. president Mario Canseco, discussed the results of a recent public opinion survey which asked British Columbians about their thoughts on the current hot housing market. Their conversation – like the poll itself – covers

PODCAST: What Does the Public Really Think About the Hot Market? (April 2021)

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On this month’s episode of Open House by BCREA, Research Co. president Mario Canseco shares the results of his recent public opinion survey which asked British Columbians about their thoughts on the current hot housing market. From the causes of the historically busy market to Realtor practice, and government intervention, the public weighs in. [div

PODCAST: How to Manage Risk in BC’s Current Housing Market (March 2021)

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On this month’s episode of Open House by BCREA, we highlight best practices and ways for REALTORS® to manage risk in BC’s current housing market. From client conversations, to offer presentations and documentation, Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Professional Standards Manager and BCREA instructor Kim Spencer takes you through it all. We also talk

PODCAST: Challenges and Opportunities in a Hot Market During COVID-19 (February 2021)

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On this month’s episode of Open House by BCREA, host Tony Joe is joined by Vancouver-area REALTOR® Phil Moore, and lawyer and BCREA Legally Speaking author Brian Taylor to talk about the challenges Realtors are facing in a hot market during COVID-19, and how to turn some of those into opportunities. [div id=”buzzsprout-player-8031027″][/div] [script src=”https://www.buzzsprout.com/831562/8031027-challenges-and-opportunities-in-a-hot-market-during-covid-19.js?container_id=buzzsprout-player-8031027&player=small”

PODCAST: Episode 11 – What the Provincial Election Means for BC Real Estate

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On Episode 11 of Open House by BCREA, we talk about the upcoming provincial election and what it means for the real estate sector in BC. Joining us for a conversation is BCREA VP Government Relations and Stakeholder Engagement Trevor Hargreaves. He shares the key priorities and recommendations BCREA and the province’s real estate boards will

PODCAST: Episode 10 – Fall 2020 Standard Forms Release Preview

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On Episode 10 of Open House by BCREA, we preview the Fall 2020 Standard Forms Release with BCREA Professional Services Manager Jennifer Lynch. In our conversation, we outline what new and revised forms and clauses are coming, and how you can begin to familiarize yourself with the forms now. [div id=”buzzsprout-player-5176396″][/div] [script src=”https://www.buzzsprout.com/831562/5176396-fall-2020-standard-forms-release-preview.js?container_id=buzzsprout-player-5176396&player=small” type=”text/javascript” charset=”utf-8″][/script] This

PODCAST: Episode 9 – Does Racism Exist in Real Estate?

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On Episode 9 of Open House by BCREA, we ask the question: does racism exist in real estate in Canada? Joining our discussion and to help explore solutions we welcome three guests: Bethany King, a Black Toronto-area Realtor who is advocating for change; Satnam Sidhu, a BC Realtor with 40 years of experience and time spent

PODCAST: Episode 8 – A REALTOR®’s Guide to Radon Gas

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Episode 8 of Open House by BCREA, A REALTOR®’s Guide to Radon Gas, features a conversation about radon gas and real estate with Dr. Noah Quastel, Director of Law and Policy for Healthy Indoor Environments at the BC Lung Association. Radon gas isn’t new, but it’s certainly something that Realtors continue to learn about. BCREA

PODCAST: Episode 6 – How to Stay Productive During COVID-19

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Episode 6, How to Stay Productive During COVID-19, features a conversation with Chris Linsell, a staff writer at The Close. Chris is an experienced REALTOR® from the United States and now focuses most of his time on writing about real estate. He joins us to discuss his recent article “21 Hidden Opportunities for Realtors Under

PODCAST: Episode 5 – Conducting Business During COVID-19

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Episode 5, Conducting Business During COVID-19, features a conversation with Kim Spencer, also known as the “Ethics Guy.” He is a PDP instructor and Manager of Professional Standards at the Real Estate Boards of Greater Vancouver, and on this episode discusses moral, ethical, and practical questions related to REALTORS® working during the COVID-19 pandemic. [div

PODCAST: Episode 4 – COVID-19 Standardized Clauses, and Financial Support

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[div id=”buzzsprout-player-3304732″][/div] [script src=”https://www.buzzsprout.com/831562/3304732-covid-19-standardized-forms-and-financial-support.js?container_id=buzzsprout-player-3304732&player=small” type=”text/javascript” charset=”utf-8″][/script] Open House by BCREA is a monthly podcast where REALTORS® will find the latest real estate news and feature conversations with experts on issues related to real estate practice in BC. Learn more about the show here. Episode 4, COVID-19: Standardized Clauses, and Financial Support, features conversations with BCREA’s

PODCAST: Episode 3 – The Impact of COVID-19 on REALTORS®

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[div id=”buzzsprout-player-3136519″][/div] [script src=”https://www.buzzsprout.com/831562/3136519-the-impact-of-covid-19-on-realtors.js?container_id=buzzsprout-player-3136519&player=small” type=”text/javascript” charset=”utf-8″][/script] Open House by BCREA is a monthly podcast where REALTORS® will find the latest real estate news and feature conversations with experts on issues related to real estate practice in BC. Learn more about the show here. Episode 3, The Impact of COVID-19 on REALTORS®, features conversations with BCREA