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The trusted source for accurate, informative and enjoyable real estate industry information, we discuss all aspects of this world of real estate from investing to economics, market conditions, human interest stories, regulations, you name it. We interview economists, top producers, government, investors, anyone with something interesting and relevant to say. Our focus is first on Alberta, then Canada, then on the world, publishing approximately every two weeks. Brokerage:Century 21 Urban Realty. The Real World of Real Estate is a production of Toco Properties Ltd.

The Real World of Real Estate Gerald Tostowaryk (Toco Properties Ltd.)

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The trusted source for accurate, informative and enjoyable real estate industry information, we discuss all aspects of this world of real estate from investing to economics, market conditions, human interest stories, regulations, you name it. We interview economists, top producers, government, investors, anyone with something interesting and relevant to say. Our focus is first on Alberta, then Canada, then on the world, publishing approximately every two weeks. Brokerage:Century 21 Urban Realty. The Real World of Real Estate is a production of Toco Properties Ltd.

    Spotlight on Cranbrook, One of British Columbia's Most Affordable Cities

    Spotlight on Cranbrook, One of British Columbia's Most Affordable Cities

     Mayor Lee Pratt of Cranbrook, British Columbia, joins us to talk about how Cranbrook came to be rated one of the most, if not the most, affordable city in British Columbia. Blessed with abundant natural beauty, and working to be business friendly, the City has seen exceptional growth. 
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    Fiscally Wise Home Buying and Owning with Zolo Real Estate Brokerage

    Fiscally Wise Home Buying and Owning with Zolo Real Estate Brokerage

     Published author Romana King, Alyssa Davies and Jordann Brown join me from Zolo.ca to discuss wise financial practices in home purchasing and ownership. These ladies focus on good finances and have blogs and published works on the subject, so grab your notebooks as they have lots of good ideas.

    Show Links:

    zolo.ca

    Jordann Kaye
     jordannkaye.com
    Jordann Kaye Twitter

    Alyssa Davies
    MixedUpMoney.com
    Books
    Twitter
    Instagram

    Romana King
    RomanaKing.com
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    Andrew Kiguel of Tokens.com on Real Estate in the Metaverse

    Andrew Kiguel of Tokens.com on Real Estate in the Metaverse

     Mr. Kiguel discusses the upcoming opportunity of investing in NFTs (non-fungible tokens) to acquire virtual real estate in the metaverse. Find out how the real world of real estate and the virtual world of real estate are coming together in interesting ways. 
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    Richard Silver with Sotheby's Discusses Trends and Tips of International Investing

    Richard Silver with Sotheby's Discusses Trends and Tips of International Investing

     Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) Richard Silver of Sotheby's International Realty talks about a recent report on the trends of Canadians buying in the US and abroad, international market nuances, regulations, tips, and, of course, taxes when buying internationally.

    Here are links to reports mentioned in the episode
    Sotheby's 2021 Year End Top Tier Real Estate Report

    NAR International Transactions by Canadians in the US Report
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    Real Estate Marketing Strategies with Publish Partners

    Real Estate Marketing Strategies with Publish Partners

     The second in our series on real estate marketing, Max Jakubke and Bianca Elliot from Publish Partners discuss numerous strategies for effective online real estate marketing. The great ideas flow one after another so come along and let's put some to work for you. 
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    Multifamily Rental Market Update across Canadian Markets from Rentals.ca

    Multifamily Rental Market Update across Canadian Markets from Rentals.ca

    Our guest, Paul Danison, operates rentals.ca, a multifamily rental database for markets across Canada.
    On May 3, he joined me to discuss the state of the rental markets across much of Canada, including overall trends and some of the most sought after amenities that tenants look for.
    This episode is full of useful market information for investors, potential investors, agents, landlords, property managers, and tenants so grab your notebooks and let's dive in.

    The information is from May so for the most up to date info, be sure to check out their website for all the reports and data mentioned, and more
    Rentals.ca
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