Vine Edition: Home Renovation Trends Post-Covid

Vine Group’s Hugo Dos Reis chats with Nuno Pinheiro of Pine Hill Homes Inc. about how the pandemic has impacted the home renovation trends.

What types of projects are people considering, with more time being spent at home? What should homeowners expect timelines and material availability to look like?

Visit Pine Hill Homes website ( and Instagram account ( for a peek into the amazing projects they are currently working on.

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The Vine Rant: Canadian Real Estate Market Update with CMHC

Tune in to hear Vine Group’s Hugo Dos Reis (Mortgage Broker & Partner) and CMHC’s Robert Taylor (Account Manager – Client Relations) chat about the trends that are affecting applications and what the change to the current stress test could mean for the Canadian real estate market.
*Recorded prior to the announcement confirming June 1, 2021 Stress Test*

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The Vine Rant: BC Real Estate Market 2021 – How to Ensure You’re in the Best Possible Position

The end of 2020 saw buyers in the BC detached market having to strategize and look at the big picture for their offers, for the best possibility to secure the home that they want.

Are appraisals coming back below the purchase price because we are seeing a lot of properties selling well over the asking price? What types of properties and neighbourhoods are hot spots for purchases in BC, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic? How is the new norm of working remotely affecting real estate?

VINE Group’s Paul Tsu and Hugo Dos Reis have an in-depth discussion with John Powers (Realtor, Powers Real Estate) about the current real estate market in British Columbia.

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The Vine Rant: Insights from the Inside – The Future of the Mortgage Broker Industry

Peter Aceto, President of Mortgage Alliance, chats with Hugo Dos Reis about his transition from the banking world to the broker world. Together they discuss the reasons why more Canadians should be using a mortgage broker, how technology plays a role in improving the mortgage experience for both brokers and clients and where the mortgage industry is headed in the near future. Watch until the end for Peter’s advice on how to make the most of the year ahead.

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