Professional Insight

Professional Insight
Episode: 3
  May 13, 2022   8992

Mental Health In The Workplace, Fuel Price Increase, How To Improve Your Resume & Interview Tips & Tricks From A Recruiter

Welcome back to S.5 Episode 3 of the Professional Insight Podcast. On today’s program we are. very pleased to welcome three professional boss ladies. First up Kristen Marischuk a social working at Trillium Health Partners. She will be here to discuss the mental health aspect of the pandemic and mental health at the workplace. Second...

Professional Insight
Episode: 2
  Apr 29, 2022   6202

The Ontario Budget, Variable & Fixed Mortage Rates, Will You Be Able To Ever Own A Home & Resale Residential Rentals

On today’s episode the boys discuss the Ontario budget, fixed vs variable mortage rates. Which one is better? Economic development, resale resdiential rentals and we discuss will you ever be able to afford a home. Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21JlO4SJXfM Subsribe to the Professional Insight YouTube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUTCUS-1JAb3FYSywngf7Zg If you have a question for the group...

Professional Insight
Episode: 1
  Apr 22, 2022   4970

New Beginnings, Blind Bidding, Contract Law, Interest Rates & Shitting In An RV With Special Guest Dean Blundell

Welcome back to the highly anticipated season 5 of professional insights. On today’s epiosde the fellas chat: Joining the Dean Blundell Sports, News & Podcast Network Being a video podcast Blind Bidding. Is it good or bad for the housing market? Reading contracts BEFORE you sign them Interest rates. Can we expect another jump in...

Professional Insight
Episode: 1
  Apr 22, 2022   4970

New Beginnings, Blind Bidding, Contract Law, Interest Rates & Shitting In An RV With Special Guest Dean Blundell

Welcome back to the highly anticipated season 5 of professional insights. On today’s epiosde the fellas chat: Joining the Dean Blundell Sports, News & Podcast Network Being a video podcast Blind Bidding. Is it good or bad for the housing market? Reading contracts BEFORE you sign them Interest rates. Can we expect another jump in...

Professional Insight
Episode: 7
  Apr 05, 2022   1230

Investment Season and Variable Rate Mortgages

Brandon and Trevor answer a listener’s questions about RSP’s vs TFSA’s and whether or not they should lock in their variable rate mortgage and stick with it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Professional Insight
Episode: 3
  Mar 05, 2022   1365

Cancel Culture and Employment with Rob Kivlichan

In this episode the guys speak with Rob Kivlichan about cancel culture specifically how it has been tied to individuals being terminated by their employers for something they shared on social media or said/done out in public and whether there is a statute of limitations associated with it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Professional Insight
Episode: 1
  Feb 14, 2022   1853

Criminal Law with Rob Kivlichan

In this episode Rob Kivlichan joins the guys on the podcast to talk about his article that he wrote on the DeanBlundell.com website about why Bill Cosby was released from prison after being found guilty by a jury of his peers.  Here’s the full article for you to read:   https://deanblundell.com/news/heres-and-easy-to-understand-legal-explanation-detailing-why-bill-cosby-is-a-free-man-2/ Learn more about your ad...

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Episode: 35
  Feb 01, 2022   1416

Q&A with Rocco Rossi

In this episode the guys hold a Q&A with the President of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce to answer a variety of questions.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Professional Insight
Episode: 34
  Jan 21, 2022   1886

Ontario Chamber of Commerce with President Rocco Rossi

Rocco Rossi, president of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce joins the guys to discuss it’s membership base, COVID response, and how they are offering support to its members and being a strong voice in Queens Park. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 33
  Jan 11, 2022   1627

Changes Made to the Mortgage Stress Test

In this episode the guys talk about changes made to the stress test by OSFI and the federal government as of June 1, 2021. We break down how much this change has impacted anyone purchasing a new home regardless of the amount of money they’re putting down or the purpose of the purchase. Learn more...

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Episode: 31
  Dec 20, 2021   1559

Buying vacant land

Buying a piece of vacant land for the purposes of building a new home? This is a must listen episode before you enter into a purchase and sale agreement. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 30
  Dec 07, 2021   4701

Universal Flu Vaccine update with Sarah Ives

Sarah joins the guys for another episode where she talks about her company acquisition and an update on her trials for the universal flu vaccine she’s been working on. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Professional Insight
Episode: 29
  Nov 29, 2021   986

Hot housing market and condition free offers

In this episode the guys talk about the hot housing market and some important conversations to have if you are choosing to go with a condition-free offer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Professional Insight
Episode: 26
  Jun 22, 2021   1691

GameStop and Robin Hood controversy

In this episode the guys talk about the GameStop short squeeze that caused huge riffs in the trading world when the Robin Hood app shut down trading on GameStop stocks preventing people from selling their shares.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 24
  May 03, 2021   1236

Debrief

In this episode the guys debrief from the last episode with Grant Lafleche. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 23
  Apr 15, 2021   3493

Understanding COVID media reporting with Grant LaFleche

Grant joins Brandon, Jeff and Trevor in this episode to talk about the reporting behind COVID, the research involved before publishing a story as well as the fact that other stories are still being covered but often get overlooked because of COVID being at the forefront. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Professional Insight
Episode: 21
  Mar 22, 2021   1450

Insurrection at the Capitol

This episode was recording on January 7, 2021 a day after the insurrection at the capitol in the United States. Things were still fresh, and a lot of unknowns was still the case.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Professional Insight
Episode: 20
  Mar 09, 2021   1981

2021 Real Estate Market insight

In this episode Jeff talks about real estate for 2021. This episode was recording in January 2021 and little did we know how crazy the market would already been! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Professional Insight
Episode: 19
  Feb 22, 2021   2156

COVID-19 Vaccines and Reopening after the 2nd wave with Dr. Hirji

Dr. Mustafa Hirji, Acting Medical Officer of Health for the Niagara Region sits down with Brandon, Jeff and Trevor to answer questions about the regions response to COVID-19, what’s happening in LTC homes, vaccines and reopening the region after the 2nd wave.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Professional Insight
Episode: 17
  Jan 26, 2021   2527

COVID-19 Reporting with Grant LaFleche

Grant comes back on the episode to talk to the guys about the COVID-19 reporting going on in Ontario and more specifically right here in the Niagara Region.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 16
  Jan 07, 2021   2954

COVID-19 Therapeutics and vaccines with Sarah Ives

In this episode the guys have Sarah Ives from the Netflix DocuSeries – Pandemic back on the show where she provides us with an update to her companies universal flu vaccine as well as a discussion around various therapeutics and vaccines to treat COVID-19. This episode was recorded in October 2020. Learn more about your...

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Episode: 15
  Dec 02, 2020   1692

US Election with Michael Ras

In this episode the guys are joined by Michael Ras to discuss the US election. This episode was recorded in October approximately 20 days prior to Election Day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 14
  Nov 26, 2020   1516

Shift in government funding to skill trades with Michael Ras

In this episode we have Michael Ras on the show to discuss the shift in provincial funding towards skill labour/trades to better promote alternative vocations other than college and university educated employment opportunities. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 13
  Nov 17, 2020   1711

Personal Real Estate Corporations – PREC

In this episode we talk about the new legislation that received royal assent on October 1, 2020 allowing real estate agents across the Province of Ontario to finally be able to incorporate like so many other businesses in related fields have been able to do for years. If you are a real estate agent and...

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Episode: 12
  Nov 11, 2020   1417

CERB transition to EI benefits

In this episode the guys talk about the government transition from CERB over to EI benefits for those that are still without employment due to the current pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 11
  Nov 02, 2020   1242

New regulations coming to the financial services industry

The guys talk about new regulations coming to the financial services industry, one of which is the use of specific job titles so that consumers will have a better understanding what your representative is capable of and what education/background they have behind them.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 10
  Oct 26, 2020   1645

Real estate surging

In this episode the guys talk about what they feel contributing factors are to the surge in our housing market.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 8
  Oct 12, 2020   1414

Mortgage Penalties – Interest Rate Differential vs 3 months interest

In this episode we discuss mortgage penalties. Trevor breaks down the difference between an interest rate differential vs 3 months interest. We also give a real life example proving that your interest rate isn’t everything and some lenders will use the “discount” on the rate against you.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 5
  Sep 03, 2020   981

CMHC July 1, 2020 Mortgage Rule Changes

In this episode we talk about the recent CMHC mortgage rule changes. Great news for those listening, these are not federal government changes even though CMHC is a crown corporation.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 4
  Aug 17, 2020   1844

Commercial Rental with John Ikola

John Ikola from Flett Beccario joins us this week to discuss some of the provincial and federal government commercial rent programs during COVID and the moratorium on evictions between May 1, 2020 and September 1, 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 3
  Aug 04, 2020   948

Rights and Things

Understanding what happens with your income when you pass away. In this episode our special guest Henry Kielar is here to talk about “rights and things” which is money that is owed to you at the time of your passing but doesn’t get paid to you until after you’re gone.  Learn more about your ad...

Professional Insight
Episode: 2
  Jul 20, 2020   1114

Spending your retirement in a tax efficient way

Special Guest Henry Kielar joins us for another episode where we talk about your financial plan and accumulating wealth not being the only important piece of working with the right financial advisor.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 43
  Jun 29, 2020   984

Keeping it light during COVID

In this episode the guys have a little fun talking about life and what they’re doing to get ready for work to start picking up as we open things back up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 42
  Jun 22, 2020   816

Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program

In this episode we discuss the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance program (CECRA) which is designed to provide relief for small businesses experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 41
  Jun 15, 2020   1526

Basic Universal Income

What is a Universal Basic Income?  Where did the idea originate from?  The guys discuss Universal Basic Income as more and more people are starting to talk about if Canada should implement one similar to the Canadian Emergency Relief Benefit (CERB) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 40
  Jun 08, 2020   1364

Is the 5% down payment a thing of the past?

We talk about Evan Siddall, President and CEO of CMHC’s recent appearance before the House of Commons standing committee on finance where he mentioned things like possible 5% down payment changes and that our market here in Canada could be dropping by a range of 9-18% over the next 12 months. Have a listen for...

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Episode: 39
  Jun 01, 2020   1304

Virtual signings

In this episode we tackle the hot topic of virtual signings whether it be with lenders, insurance companies, real estate contracts or signing legal documents with your lawyer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 37
  May 15, 2020   1691

Life during COVID

The boys got together virtually to record this episode as well as a number of upcoming episodes too. We talk about life during COVID. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 36
  May 08, 2020   1414

Commuting a Pension

Commuting a pension; Why you should consider doing this and what things are important to know. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 34
  Apr 24, 2020   1169

High Ratio Mortgage Stress test is changing

In this episode the guys talk about the new stress test changes that were scheduled to come into effect on April 6, 2020. Because of COVID-19 these changes have been put on hold until further notice but it helps to know what to expect when it does get implemented. Learn more about your ad choices....

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Episode: 33
  Apr 18, 2020   1055

2020 Real Estate Market before COVID

In this episode the guys talk real estate and the hot market that was in front of us prior to the global pandemic of COVID. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 32
  Apr 06, 2020   1222

No face masks, no purell…

Have a listen to this great episode! It’s crazy listen back and realize how much has actually changed in such a short period of time. This episode was recorded on March 4th, 2 weeks prior to the massive COVID-19 shut down. In this episode we discuss the Bank of Canada 0.50% rate discount applied to...

Professional Insight
Episode: 29
  Mar 08, 2020   1586

The Gold Medal Burger with special guest Joe Gonzalez

Joe came in to sit with the boys to talk about the inspiration behind the quest to find the best Gold Medal Burger and they also score Welland’s Niagara Street McDonald’s Gold Medal Burger on the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 28
  Feb 24, 2020   1388

Understanding your life insurance policy

In this episode we talk about our very own Josh Bond’s life insurance policy and the importance on asking all of the right questions of. your advisor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Professional Insight
Episode: 26
  Feb 06, 2020   1592

Building a new home

In this episode the guys talk about what is involved in building a new home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 25
  Jan 27, 2020   1980

The Financial Plan

In this episode the guys talk about a financial plan, what’s involved and how the final numbers are reached. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 24
  Jan 20, 2020   2284

Credit Scores and Credit Reports – Understanding the options available

In this episode we talk about credit scores and credit reports. More specifically how they can differ from 1 agency to another. This episode became a requested topic because of the recent CBC Marketplace that had a sample group try Equifax, TransUnion, Borrowell and Credit Karma to pull their credit reports and see how close...

Professional Insight
Episode: 22
  Jan 06, 2020   927

US Situs Law

Brandon talks about US Situs Law. This is relevant to anyone owing assets in the United States! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 19
  Nov 22, 2019   1524

CMHC First Time Home Buyer Incentive – The facts

In this episode the guys talk about the new CMHC first time home buyer incentive that launched on September 2, 2019. This breaks down all of the details and the important need to knows. It was recorded September 18, 2019.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 18
  Nov 13, 2019   3154

Grant LaFleche, author – All the Chair's Men

Grant LaFleche joins Brandon, Jeff, Josh and Trevor to talk about the St. Catharines Standard, his articles on All the Chair’s Men and investigative journalist. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Professional Insight
Episode: 17
  Nov 06, 2019   1172

One Niagara Now with Donald Ziraldo

Donald Ziraldo stayed around for 1 final episode and he and the guys talk about the One Niagara movement. Visit OneNiagaraNow.ca Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 14
  Oct 02, 2019   1444

CMHC First Time Home Buyer Incentive – The early information

In this episode the guys talk about the CMHC FTHBI that was scheduled to start on September 1, 2019. It was recorded back in July when the information around the topic was very sparse. Subscribe to our show for the upcoming episode where we talk about real life scenarios once the program launched in September....

Professional Insight
Episode: 13
  Sep 25, 2019   2434

CorkScrewed TV

Brandon, Jeff, Josh and Trevor have special guests Ralph and Pat from CorkScrewed TV on Bell Fibe on the show to talk about the show and Niagara.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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  Aug 01, 2019   1555

Holly Mundula – Meridian Credit Union

Holly Mundula from Meridian Credit Union comes on this episode to talk about the differentiating factor of dealing with a credit union vs one of the big 5 banks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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  Jul 04, 2019   1656

Title Insurance with Stewart Title

Stewart Title joins us on this episode to discuss title insurance, the benefits of it and how they’ve partnered with lawyers to give you great coverage when you are purchasing your home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 8
  Jun 27, 2019   1162

Annuities

Brandon tackles the hot topic of annuities trying to help you understand what they are, how they work and give you some insight whether they might be right for you or not. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 7
  Jun 18, 2019   1275

Niagara Region Home Ownership Assistance Program

In this episode the guys talk about the Niagara Region Home Ownership Assistance program. Lots of people don’t know about the program but with the recent federal government budget announcement where they unveiled the new CMHC down payment assistance incentive it has brought the Niagara Regions program to the forefront.  Learn more about your ad...

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  Jun 11, 2019   1360

Part 2 – Selling Brandon's Condo

In this episode the guys talk about the sale of Brandon’s condo again, but this time it’s listed and sold pending which means it’s a firm purchase agreement and he is just waiting for it too close.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Professional Insight
Episode: 5
  Jun 03, 2019   1303

Repairing your credit

In this episode Trevor tackles the question about repairing your credit and gives tips to improving and maintaining your credit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 3
  May 06, 2019   1121

Sales, Retail and Succession

Dave Nash from Jack Nash Fine Mens Clothiers was such a hit from last week that Brandon, Jeff, Josh and Trevor had him stick around for 1 more episode and talk about sales/specials, the retail clothing business and succession of a business. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 1
  Apr 22, 2019   1205

Reveal Magazine with special guest Brandy Henderson

In this episode Brandon, Jeff, Josh and Trevor have special guest Brandy Henderson from Reveal Magazine comes on the show to talk about her magazine and about Niagara as a great travel destination. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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  Apr 15, 2019   1086

Becoming a Realtor

Jeff answer questions about what education and training it takes to become a realtor.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 43
  Apr 08, 2019   1149

Bankruptcy

In this episode Brandon, Jeff, Josh and Trevor talk about bankruptcy; what it means for your credit, home ownership and what you need to do to get back on your feet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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  Mar 18, 2019   1531

Tarion Warranty with special guest Darren Hendriks

In this episode the Brandon, Jeff, Josh and Trevor are joined by Darren Hendriks of Homes By Hendriks; a custom builder right here in the Niagara Region. They dive into the topic of the Tarion home warranty program and discuss what protections it offers on new constructions as well as how to remedy any problems...

Professional Insight
Episode: 39
  Mar 11, 2019   1173

The Importance of having a Chartered Accountant

In this episode Jeff shares some personal information of a time in which he used a tax preparer to complete his annual self-employed taxes on his behalf which landed him in a multi-year audit. Each of the guys have very valid points as to why it is so important to have a charter accountant prepare...

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Episode: 38
  Mar 04, 2019   1599

Closing and the Statement of Adjustments

The guys talk about closing a purchase of real estate; explain the statement of adjustments and talk about some real life scenarios that they have experienced recently in the marketplace. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 37
  Feb 25, 2019   948

2019 Housing Market Outlook

The guys sit down and talk about the current state of the housing market and what they think we will see here in Niagara for the 2019 year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 36
  Feb 18, 2019   1139

Market Outlook

In this episode the guys talk about the 2019 market outlook and Jeff gave Super Bowl predictions that you’ll have to listen to find out if they came true. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 35
  Feb 11, 2019   1512

Ryan Johnstone of Royal LePage NRC Realty

Managing broker, Ryan Johnstone of Royal LePage NRC Realty joins the guys on this episode to talk about real estate, the market and what sets Royal LePage apart from the competition. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 34
  Feb 04, 2019   1032

Dr. Grant Armstrong

Dr. Grant Armstrong joins the guys on this episode to talk about his new book Leaving the Shoreline – A survival guide for the new manager available through all major retailers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 33
  Feb 01, 2019   997

Pensions

In this episode we invited 2 of Brandon’s colleagues on to talk about pensions and important things you should know. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 32
  Jan 28, 2019   1089

To Inc or Not to Inc – An accountants POV

In this episode we have Dave Teutenberg, partner from Durward Jones Barkwell (DJB) on to talk about the accounting perspective of whether or not you should incorporate your business. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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  Jan 14, 2019   854

Customer Service

In this episode the guys talk about customer service and how it is more important now than ever before. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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  Dec 24, 2018   938

Jessica Friesen

In this episode we have CEO of Gales Gas, Jessica Friesen on the show to talk about how she got started in the family business as well as the change in marketplace from what once was a strongly male dominated industry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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  Dec 17, 2018   1079

The Thornton Group

Professional insight has special guest Neil Thornton from The Thornton Group on the show talking about how to stand out in a very crowded marketplace. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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  Dec 10, 2018   838

RDSP

Greg Sykora from MacKenzie Investments joins us on the show to talk to Brandon, Jeff, Josh and Trevor about RDSP’s. If you are or you know an individual with a disability the registered disability savings plan might be for you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 27
  Dec 03, 2018   1165

Branding

The crew has special guest Chris Sinclair VP of Sales from Brand Blvd talking about branding and the importance of understanding your audience. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 26
  Nov 26, 2018   846

Online Calculators

Trevor and Brandon talk online calculators and why they shouldn’t be your main source for information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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  Nov 19, 2018   653

To Inc or Not to Inc

In this episode, Josh discusses the topic of whether you should incorporate or not. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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  Nov 12, 2018   1350

ETF vs Mutual

Brandon, Jeff, Josh and Trevor invite Sean Crockett from Fidelity Investments on to the show to discuss the difference between ETF’s and Mutual Funds. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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  Oct 31, 2018   1090

Car Financing vs Leasing

Brandon, Jeff, Josh and Trevor invite Alex Digenis owner of Subaru of Niagara, Skyway Fine Cars and Henley Honda to talk about financing vs leasing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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  Oct 22, 2018   1324

Down Payment

In this episode Trevor tackles the hot topic of down payment and some of the requirements you will need when buying a home. Brandon and Josh lend a hand while covering this topic which Jeff Collins is still away at the Royal Lepage National conference in Halifax, NS. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

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  Oct 15, 2018   1388

The “A” Number

In this episode Josh Bond talks about the “A” number. Jeff Collins is still away at a conference during the time of recording and Shaun Hetherington sits in for a 2nd episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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  Oct 08, 2018   1248

Home Insurance

In this episode, Brandon Currie, Jeff Collins, Josh Bond, ​and Trevor Lindey invite a special guest Shaun Hetherington from Allstate Insurance onto the episode to talk about home insurance. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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  Oct 01, 2018   1434

Compensation

In this episode, Brandon, Jeff, Josh, and Trevor explain how they are compensated for the work that they do. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 17
  Sep 05, 2018   755

The “Smith Maneuvre”

In this episode,​ Brandon talks about the “Smith Manoeuvre” and how it could help someone with a different investment strategy that you may not have heard of before. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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  Aug 29, 2018   883

Self-employed borrowers

In this episode, Trevor answers questions about qualifying as a self-employed borrower. Good news is there might be some relief coming from CMHC last this year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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  Aug 20, 2018   690

Independent Advisor or the “bank”

In this episode, Brandon answers a two-part question from a listener who asks about the benefits of opening a TFSA or contributing to an​ RSP through an independent advisor vs the “bank”. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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  Aug 13, 2018   1002

Land transfer tax

Hold on for the ride folks…In this episode, Josh shed some great insight into the world of land transfer tax. We know it might not be the most interest of topics but tune in and have a listen. Tons of valuable information all over this episode! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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  Aug 06, 2018   861

Staging Your Home

In this episode, we pay tribute to the greatest podcast episode in Professional Insight history with a re-recording of Staging your Home. Jeff Collins discusses what staging is and why you would want to do it when it comes time to selling your home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 11
  Jun 25, 2018   1296

Understanding Credit

In this episode Trevor talks credit, credit reporting agencies and gives some tips on the do’s and don’ts of credit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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  Jun 18, 2018   978

Standardized Lease Agreement

In this episode Josh covers some great information on the new standardized lease agreement that came into effect April 30, 2018. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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  Jun 11, 2018   618

Working By Referral

In this episode the group tackles the topic of working by referral, why we do it and how best to refer us. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Professional Insight
Episode:
  Jun 05, 2018   1365

The Purchasing Pathway

In this episode Jeff leads the charge where he get’s into the “purchasing pathway” and the steps you will need to take when buying a home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Professional Insight
Episode:
  May 14, 2018   1447

Understanding Mortgages and Whole Life Participating Policies

In this episode, Trevor tackles insured vs insurable and uninsurable mortgages. Tune in for this in-depth breakdown and Brandon dives in to whole life participating policies and how they can be used to pass wealth on from one generation to the next. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Professional Insight
Episode:
  May 07, 2018   780

HST

In this episode Jeff and Josh team up to tackle the hot topic of HST on real estate transactions. Be sure to tune in and get our professional insight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Professional Insight
Episode:
  Apr 29, 2018   790

Cool the market & Government Stress Test

In this episode, Josh tackles the question regarding government measures to cool the market including non-residency speculation tax. Trevor touches on the government stress test including the latest changes that started January 1, 2018. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Professional Insight
Episode:
  Apr 07, 2018   1283

TFSA vs. RRSP and Broker vs. Bank

In this episode of Professional Insight Brandon Currie talks about RRSP’s vs TFSA’s and Trevor Lindey gets asked Broker vs Bank. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices