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Insight, news, tips and advice about the real estate market here in BC.

My name is Jordan Kofsky, I am your host and a mortgage broker in Vancouver BC. If you have any questions about the podcast, your mortgage or real estate in general I would be happy to help.

Jordan Kofsky
City Wide Mortgage Services
604-202-9913
kofsky.jordan@citywidemortgage.ca
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Insight, news, tips and advice about the real estate market here in BC.

My name is Jordan Kofsky, I am your host and a mortgage broker in Vancouver BC. If you have any questions about the podcast, your mortgage or real estate in general I would be happy to help.

Jordan Kofsky
City Wide Mortgage Services
604-202-9913
kofsky.jordan@citywidemortgage.ca
www.kofskymortgage.ca << Show Less
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Episode 20 - Sustainable Real Estate: A unique perspective on Vancouver Real Estate The Vancouver real estate market is one of the most difficult markets to get into and for many, the dream of homeownership is much more like a fantasy than a reality. The market always seems out of reach and is always far too expensive. My guest for this episode, realtor and creative thinker Noam Dolgin examines different opportunities for homeownership that you may not have considered. He helps countless people and their families realize their dream and own here in BC. Noam encourages his clients to look at all sustainable variations of homeownership and is tremendously gifted and finding new options to help those who have all but given up on their dream. This is surely a conversation you will not want to miss!
Noam Dolgin
Realtor
Sustainable Real Estate Services
Heller Merch Realty
604-254-2549
noam@noamdolgin.com
https://noamdolgin.com/
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Episode 20 - Sustainable Real Estate: A unique perspective on Vancouver Real Estate The Vancouver real estate market is one of the most difficult markets to get into and for many, the dream of homeownership is much more like a fantasy than a reality. The market always seems out of reach and is always far too expensive. My guest for this episode, realtor and creative thinker Noam Dolgin examines different opportunities for homeownership that you may not have considered. He helps countless people and their families realize their dream and own here in BC. Noam encourages his clients to look at all sustainable variations of homeownership and is tremendously gifted and finding new options to help those who have all but given up on their dream. This is surely a conversation you will not want to miss!
Noam Dolgin
Realtor
Sustainable Real Estate Services
Heller Merch Realty
604-254-2549
noam@noamdolgin.com
https://noamdolgin.com/
Episode 19 - Avi Barzelai - Pay Attention To What's Behind The Curtain The Vancouver Real Estate Market seems to be always hot, there are always multiple offers, bidding wars and skyrocketing prices. Many people in the very competitive market have this fear of missing out and feel like they need to go 'subject-free'. Master contractor Avi Barzelai from Barzelai Building walks through the multiple challenges that potential homeowners may face when purchasing property without doing their due diligence. The Vancouver market is primed for problem properties to be unloaded unto unsuspecting buyers, Avi recommends that with every purchase go in with your eyes open and with this podcast episode you will be ready to avoid the huge costs in fixing these major problems when purchasing a home in the Lower Mainland.
Avi Barzelai
avi@barzelai.ca
604-818-5210
https://barzelai.ca/
Episode 18 - Ryan Griffin - Closing Costs, Compliance and Completion Nearing the end of the home buying journey many people wonder how everything completes and finishes up. Closing and completion are some of the final steps when you purchase or sell a home. Having the right person on your side that can explain the process, be there to answer questions and if anything goes wrong can help successfully maneuver the challenges. Ryan Griffin from Bell Alliance explains all the ins and outs of the closing, compliance and completion process to make sure you are covered and know what to expect when you finish your home transaction.

Ryan Griffin
rgriffin@bellalliance.ca
604 873 8723
http://www.bellalliance.ca
http://www.bellalliance.ca/people/ryan-griffin
Episode 17 - Priya Tailor - Insurance, Insurance, Insurance! In the home buying process, there are many steps and options to consider. It is not only about the home and the mortgage but there is life insurance, disability insurance and many others that you may want to think about. If it is important for you to have a strong grasp of the different possibilities out there, you are going to want to be educated. My guest for this episode is Priya Tailor, a insurance broker with Videre. We sit down and discuss the different options that are available as well as the overall process in getting insured to make sure you and your family are protected.
Priya Tailor
Insurance &amp; Group Benefits Consultant
Videre
Phone: (604) 837-1075
Email: priya.tailor@videre.ca
Website: https://videre.ca/your-team/priya-tailor/
Episode 16 - Victor Chang - Are Reverse Mortgages The Most Misunderstood Product? Reverse Annuity Mortgages are some of the most requested and asked about mortgage products out there. Mostly asked by home owners and soon to be home owners who simply have a need for a program but also don't really understand the product. For many years Reverse Annuity Mortgages has been frequently misunderstood and utilized quite poorly. Victor Chang from Home Equity Bank sits down and discusses these misunderstandings and explains where they come from and how you can best utilize Reverse Annuity Mortgages. If you would like to dive deep in understanding these mortgage products and how you can potentially use one please listen to this episode.&nbsp;
Victor Chang
Business Development Manager
Home Equity Bank
Episode 15 - Terra Slade - Local Realtors Matter! When searching for your next home, one of the decisions you will have to make is with a realtor. If you are moving to a new city, town or community it is vitally important that you select a realtor that knows the area and what will be happening in each neighbourhood over the next several years. Terra Slade, a realtor with Stonehaus Realty, is an expert in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows (among a few other places) and she walks us through the importance of selecting a local realtor as an expert, her process in guiding potential buyers and her favourite places in Maple Ridge.&nbsp;
Terra Slade
Realtor
Stonehaus Realty
Phone: 778-288-2455
Email: terrasladerealtor@gmail.com
Website: https://terraslade.com/
Episode 14 - Daryl Oberg - Moving From The Big City Have you ever considered moving to a smaller city? Daryl recently travelled 400 KM to a smaller community. He sits down with us and discusses the reasons why he chose to leave Vancouver for Kelowna BC and tells us why he doesn't miss it. Daryl Oberg - Founder - AYD Internet Marketing
Episode 13 - Les Twarog - Emerging Technology Is Changing The Way We Search For Our Dream Home In this episode I have the privilege of sitting down with one of the premier realtors in Vancouver BC. Les Twarog has been a super realtor in Vancouver for over 30 years and he is also the creator of the website and real estate search tool BC Condos and Homes. This site is a game changer and I have asked Les to walk us through it and why it is so important to have up to date and expert information on hand for the home buying journey. Les Twarog - Realtor | Re/Max Crest Realty - BC Condos & Homes - email: les@bccondos.net and les@6717000.com - phone: 604-671-7000 - website: bccondosandhomes.com; bccondos.net; and lestwarog.com
Episode 12 - Dimitrios Paleogiannis and Haykal Hashim - Presale VS Resale: The Debate Continues In this episode, I have the opportunity to connect with two great realtors Dimitrios Paleogiannis and Haykal Hashim with Vancouver New Condos. We discuss the ins and outs of Presale VS Resale listings. If you've ever had an interest in learning more about the market and if either a presale or resale is the right fit for you, this is the episode you don't want to miss. Dimitrios Paleogiannis - dimitrios@vancouvernewcondos.com and Haykal Hashim - Haykal@vancouvernewcondos.com
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