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PostedAugust 23, 2018
Today’s guest is Steve Saretsky, a Vancouver residential realtor and author behind one of Vancouver’s most popular real estate blogs: Vancity Condo Guide. Steve is a thought leader in the industry with regular appearances on BNN, CBC, CKNW, and CTV. He’s also a contributor to the BCBusiness magazine. Steve has built a successful business and is considered among the top 10% of Greater Vancouver realtors.
The main topic on today’s episode is real estate within Canada, with a focus on Vancouver real estate. Steve and Mark discuss the real estate boom around 2016, how the 15% foreign buyer tax impacted the market, how things are looking for sellers, and whether or not he believes we’ve officially moved into a buyer’s market. Steve also gives insight into his own experiences working with buyers and sellers, what he’s seeing first-hand, and his predictions for the future of the real estate market.
Van City Condo Guide
Steve Saretsky is a Vancouver Residential Realtor and author behind one of Vancouver’s most popular Real Estate Blogs Vancity Condo Guide. He is a thought leader in the industry with regular appearances on BNN, CBC, CKNW, CTV and is also a contributor to BC Business Magazine. He has built a successful business and is considered among the top 10% of Greater Vancouver Realtors. Additionally, he works with and advises various institutional investors, investment advisors, and Real Estate developers.
Steve prides himself on providing full transparency and data focused information to the public. He has become one of the most followed Vancouver Real Estate personas on social media, hosts an online video series entitled “The Saretsky Show” and authors a weekly newsletter to several thousand readers
Visit his blog at: VanCityCondoGuide.com
Mark is the Financial Advisor and partner of Nicola Wealth Management — and your host for The Wealth Management podcast.
As a member of the NWM Planning Team since 2006, Mark has become his clients’ trusted advisor. He prides himself on providing an exceptional experience to his clients while quarterbacking their financial affairs.
Mark earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics with a minor in Finance from the University of Calgary. He went on to secure his CFP designation and also completed the CIM, CSC, the B.C. Life Insurance License.
For his full bio, visit: NicolaWealth.com/Our-Team/Mark-Therriault
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