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

Feb 25, 2021

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Shaheed Devji
Assistant Manager, Marketing & Communications


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.

This episode was recorded on February 24, 2021. The conversation follows BCREA's webinar, Preserving Public Trust During COVID-19, which featured a panel of experts.

Feature Conversation – 3:45

The BC housing market is in the midst of a record surge. In January, residential unit sales recorded by MLS were up 63.3 percent over January 2020 and were more than a thousand sales over the previous record for the month of January.

Limited supply and low interest rates continue to be significant factors. Pair that with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and Realtors are in a situation they haven’t faced before.

And with it come some unique challenges when it comes to Realtor practice, and some unique challenges for Realtors to show leadership through their work.

On the show today, to discuss some of those challenges and opportunities, we welcome former Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver President Phil Moore and lawyer and BCREA Legally Speaking author Brian Taylor.

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