9 episodes

CBC Vancouver journalist Stephen Quinn’s love letter/Dear John letter to the city he once adored. Sold lays bare the anguish and the impact of the housing crisis as it threatens to rip the city apart. Stephen explores the role foreign investment plays in all of this and whether we have a hope of solving it. Relationship Status: It’s complicated.

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    • 4.8, 327 Ratings

CBC Vancouver journalist Stephen Quinn’s love letter/Dear John letter to the city he once adored. Sold lays bare the anguish and the impact of the housing crisis as it threatens to rip the city apart. Stephen explores the role foreign investment plays in all of this and whether we have a hope of solving it. Relationship Status: It’s complicated.

    Episode 8 - The Blame Game

    Episode 8 - The Blame Game

    Host Stephen Quinn pushes for answers and accountability from past and present decision-makers.

    • 59 min
    Episode 7 - Heaven help us

    Episode 7 - Heaven help us

    Stephen Quinn hosts a public forum in Richmond, a community deeply divided along lines of race, class and culture. The drama unfolds at an aging church in the centre of the city, which will soon be redeveloped to make way for housing.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode 6- 'Winning?'

    Episode 6- 'Winning?'

    Could foreign investment in B.C. real estate be good for the people who live and work here? Beyond the wealth accumulated by fortunate home owners, can the win-fall generated by a booming housing industry benefit us all?

    • 37 min
    Episode 5 - Dirty money

    Episode 5 - Dirty money

    Casinos. Corruption. Money Laundering. Loan Sharking. Fraud and fentanyl. The tentacles of illicit foreign funds reach deep into the heart of Vancouver's housing market.

    • 34 min
    Episode 4 - Selling B.C.

    Episode 4 - Selling B.C.

    How politicians, realtors, and developers marketed British Columbia to the world. They wanted us to be a 'world class' destination for investors. Now we are. Was it a mistake to woo international money into the Vancouver market?

    • 42 min
    Episode 3 - History

    Episode 3 - History

    Foreign investment in Vancouver real estate isn't new. We explore the history of foreign money in the market.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
327 Ratings

327 Ratings

RossiSJC ,

Awesome!

Stephen is a fantastic journalist! Thank you, Stephen and Thank you, CBC!!!

Lesliemedia.com ,

Amazing work by Stephen Quinn

If you want to be ready for every asinine conversation about the Lower Mainland Real Estate situation with knowledge and facts; this is the Podcast for you.

A lot of things that I learned and had speculated about before were pretty shocking to learn.

susie della ,

Very well done

Just listened to Episode One. So well done. I am going to recommend to my friends.

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