Keeping Real Estate Real

Episodes

April 30, 2022

Susan Janzen of Maxwell Realty and her Heartwarming Story of Her Sear…

Susan Janzen of Maxwell Realty walks us through her personal journey of fulfillment as she searched for the father she never knew. Her heartwarming story is full of surprises, bad news, and good news. Through it all, her joy ...

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April 6, 2022

Passive House Sustainable Design for Residential and Commercial Build…

Chris Ballard, CEO of Passive House Canada, joins me for a detailed discussion on sustainable building design and the Passive House (Passive Haus) standards. It is an insightful look into how far we have come with environmen...

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March 28, 2022

Lorri Brewer of Infinite Realty Service Discusses Stigmatized and Hau…

After a near death experience, local Realtor® Lorri Brewer's life changed dramatically, taking her along a path she never considered. She now specializes in stigmatized properties, so come along for an out of this world real ...

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March 10, 2022

Property Tax Assessment and Appeal with Canadian Valuation Group

It's property tax time and the time window to appeal your taxes is fast approaching! Gary Smith and Kyle Goertzen of Canadian Valuation Group discuss property taxes and how best to appeal your evaluation if you feel it is in …

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Feb. 24, 2022

A Look at the Career of Chad Griffiths of NAI Commercial

Chad Griffiths is the consummate professional, good at what he does and a true gentleman. He shares his personal story as well as some of his success tips and tricks, his social media techniques, and some lessons learned alon...

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Feb. 8, 2022

Building Maintenance Reserve Fund Planning with NLD Consulting

Today's episode is critical for building management and maintenance. Mike LaPorte of NLD Consulting presents us with superb calculations to accurately prepare for building repairs and maintenance using expected service life p...

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Jan. 19, 2022

Baker Real Estate Inc., Toronto's Dominant New Condo Marketing Broker…

Barbara Lawlor, CEO of Baker Real Estate Incorporated, and Harley Nakelsky, President, share some of their advanced market data and their leading edge strategies that have helped them become a major force in Toronto's new con...

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Dec. 31, 2021

Edmonton Commercial Real Estate Market Update 2022

Six of Edmonton's premier commercial real estate agents join me for a 2 hour round-table discussion on the state of industrial, office, retail and multifamily investment real estate in Edmonton. We look at where we are now an...

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Dec. 16, 2021

Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing with Bryan Statt

Bryan Statt from the Alberta Real Estate Association sits in with me to discuss Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing, and federal FINTRAC obligations. We examine the world of international crime, how it finances its opera...

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Nov. 26, 2021

Commercial Financing Opportunities with Greenbirch Capital

Hop aboard for a fascinating look at some of the innovative products available today in the world of commercial financing, some of today's market trends and issues, and a discussion on investing in commercial real estate. My ...

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Nov. 17, 2021

Calgary Municipal Land Corporation

The Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) is the City of Calgary's development arm tasked with leading the revitalization of The Rivers district, an older area in the heart of downtown, and has grown to tackle several pro...

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Oct. 27, 2021

A Discussion on Housing Supply and Demand in the Lower Mainland with …

Today's episode is a deep dive into supply and demand characteristics in BC's lower mainland including government policies and how they are or are not working to alleviate strong demand. Joining me today is Hani Lammam, Execu...

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Oct. 6, 2021

MLA Canada Brokerage's Unique Project Design and Marketing Platform M…

Today we delve into PropTech (Property Technology) as well as marketing as I interview Ryan Lalonde, President of MLA Canada, an innovative and forward looking BC brokerage. We discuss their comprehensive marketing systems, f...

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Sept. 13, 2021

Edmonton Mayoral Candidate Michael Oshry talks Real Estate Development

Edmonton mayoral candidate Michael Oshry has stated that he is pro-development so he joins me to discuss his position on real estate development in Edmonton. The former City Councilor discusses development in areas such as Do...

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Sept. 3, 2021

Redevelopment in the City of Edmonton - A Vibrant Plan for a Dynamic …

Today we take an informative look into the municipal vision for creating a vibrant City of Edmonton through redevelopment, including a deep dive into the redevelopment process and some of the dynamic new policies such as the ...

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Aug. 16, 2021

A Discussion of Panatch Group's Vibrant 50 Electronic Avenue Mixed Us…

In today's episode, I am joined by Kush Panatch of Panatch Group, who walks us through the entire story of their 50 Electronic Avenue project in Port Moody, BC. We start with Panatch's keen observation of trends in the market...

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July 25, 2021

Ins and Outs of Residential Mortgages with Len Lane of Dominion Lendi…

My guest Len Lane of Dominion Lending Centre Brokers for Life walks us through the complicated world of residential mortgage lending. We look at everything from qualifying to the different mortgage options available, the down...

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July 9, 2021

City of Edmonton Climate Resilience Programs and Strategies

Today we delve into the City of Edmonton's climate change initiatives including programs and funding available to commercial buildings and businesses (and homeowners). We look at the City's strategies, areas of transformation...

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June 15, 2021

Avenue Living - Secondary Market Retail and The Repurposing of the We…

In today's episode, I am joined by two of the key architects of the repurposing of the Wetaskiwin Mall, Slava Fedossenko, Commercial Asset Manager with Avenue Living, and Ben Volorney, Principal with Avison Young Edmonton in ...

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May 30, 2021

Evolution and Repositioning of Office Towers with Epic Investment Ser…

My guests today are Cameron Martin, Senior Leasing Manager with Epic Investment Services, and Chad Boddez, Senior Vice President with JLL Edmonton. We discuss the evolution in technology clients, including lease structures, b...

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May 19, 2021

A Look at the Hospitality Retail Market with Marino Padoan of Cushman…

In this episode we take a deep dive into the world of hospitality retail including a market overview, challenges in the current economy, shopping local, the "Roaring 20s Effect," the future of the hospitality industry and we ...

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May 8, 2021

A Detailed Look at the new Real Estate Act in Alberta

My very first guest, Bryan Douey, Communications and Connections Manager at the Real Estate Council of Alberta returns with Patricia McLeod, QC, Chair of the Board of Directors, to discuss the new Real Estate Act in Alberta a...

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April 28, 2021

Space Planning with Michele Roach of Wolski Design Group

Come along for an enjoyable tour through the art and science of space planning. Design expert Michele Roach of Wolski Design Group shares many insights into the detailed process and the creative spirit that makes for good spa...

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April 20, 2021

Alberta Residential Landlord's Association interview

Join me and my guest Donna Monkhouse, Executive Director of the Alberta Residential Landlords Association as we discuss everything from bedbugs and cockroaches to government relations, property insurance to taxes, events, inv...

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