Aug 2022 Real Estate Round Table: Toronto & Vancouver Markets Now

Each month, Move Smartly editor, Urmi Desai, sits down with housing analysts & realtors Steve Saretsky in Vancouver and lead contributor John Pasalis in Toronto.

In the third episode in our new monthly video series, I talked to Steve and John to get their data-led and real life experience-informed take on the latest & hottest stories in real estate this month - and get answers to your consumer questions.

Watch the entire video above or watch it on the Move Smartly YouTube channel where our live guide allows you jump to the topics that most interest you this month, some of which include:

  • What's Happening in Toronto & Vancouver Real Estate Markets Now
  • Bank of Canada (BOC)'s Monster Hike in July, What Will Happen in Sept and Impacts on Market Now & in the Fall
  • How Low Will Home Prices Go?
  • What Might Policy Makers Do to Prevent Further Home Price Drops?

We love your questions, topic ideas and feedback!

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About the Real Estate Roundtable Series

Each month, editor, Urmi Desai, talks to Steve Saretsky, Housing Analyst & Realtor at Oakwin Realty in Vancouver and John Pasalis, Housing Analyst, Broker and President, Realosophy Realty in Toronto about the latest data and on-the-ground insights in Canada's biggest residential RE markets.

Special thanks to Jessy Bains, who originated this series when he was with Yahoo Canada Finance. We are pleased to continue this important conversation at

See this series and more at Move Smartly You Tube


Urmi Desai is Editor at Move Smartly, a leader in Toronto real estate news & analysis, and is Realosophy Realty's Chief Content Officer with responsibility for and all consumer education and tools.

Urmi holds a B.A. in Political Science and English from the University of Toronto and an M.A. from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (Trade Economics) at Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada).

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