New Home Insights Podcast show

New Home Insights Podcast

Summary: Issues, interviews, and insights into the U.S. housing market. Monthly takes on what’s happening in the housing market today, and what might be happening tomorrow. From the John Burns Real Estate Consulting team. The podcast is hosted by Dean Wehrli, Principal at John Burns Real Estate Consulting. Dean manages residential and commercial real estate consulting assignments across the country and has deep knowledge of California’s Bay Area, Sacramento, and Central Valley markets as well as Northern Nevada. John Burns Real Estate Consulting is an independent research provider and consulting firm focused on the housing industry. The company’s research subscribers receive the most accurate analysis possible to inform their macro investment decisions, and the company’s consulting clients receive specific property and portfolio investment advice designed to maximize profits. The team takes great pride in enabling the profitable development of the best places to live in the world.

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 Episode 36: Investing All over the Place and All the Time | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:31:42

Jason Keller, Oaktree Capital's Managing Director in charge of residential investments, shares his thoughts on high yield investing in 2020.

 Episode 35: Design Changes for Life Changes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:33:34

Bill Ramsey, a Denver-based architect at KTGY, shares how COVID-19 is changing what we want from our homes and which of these changes might outlast the pandemic.

 Episode 34: Record Sales Aided by Technology Investments | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:38:58

In this podcast, Jim Van Kirk discusses how several technology investments enabled Smith Douglas Homes to achieve their best sales week ever in the one ending May 3, 2020. The company sells 1500+ affordably priced homes per year throughout the Southeast.

 Episode 33: Inspiration for 'When the World Goes Upside Down' | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:56:14

In this podcast, Emile Haddad, CEO of publicly traded land developer FivePoint Holdings, describes how these experiences as well as bankruptcies at two prior employers, helped him prepare for the next black swan event—and helps him guide his team through these difficult times.

 Episode 32: Successful Online Marketing Strategies During the COVID-19 Crisis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:39:05

Dean Wehrli interviews Zach Williams from the digital marketing agency Venveo to learn what strategies are working best today during the COVID-19 crisis.

 Episode 31: March 19, 2020 Housing Survival to Date | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:34:05

John Burns and Dean Wehrli recorded this podcast episode on March 19, 2020, right after our second weekly client webinar amidst the Covid-19 crisis. They discussed some of our market conclusions to date and our best estimate of some of the changes we believe will occur.

 Episode 30: Building the Best Masterplans in the Business | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:32:14

If you want to know what makes a great master-planned community, you need to listen to Bob McLeod of Newland, one of the biggest and best master developers in the nation. Bringing 50 years of experience and having sold tens of thousands of homes, Bob shares some of his priceless lessons learned.

 Episode 29: Designing with More Confidence | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:31:38

In this podcast, Nino Sitchinava shares an update on design trends, all backed by the qualitative and quantitative research done by her team at Houzz.

 Episode 28: The Trends That Matter | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:30:49

Susan Yashinsky, VP Innovation Trends at Sphere Trending, helps us separate the trends that will go nowhere from the trends that will dominate the future.

 Episode 27: Unique Perspectives from Taylor Morrison's CEO | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:31:02

Sheryl Palmer, the CEO of the sixth-largest home builder in the country, joined our podcast to share her unique view of the housing cycle and her company's thoughtful approach to consumer research.

 Episode 26: Gaming Tech Comes to Home Building | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:32:59

In this podcast, our host Dean Wehrli talks “gamer estates” with architect Eric Zuziak, partner and president of JZMK Partners, to learn more about how his firm is using VR and AR.

 Episode 25: The Biggest Checkbook in Home Building | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:42:21

In this podcast, Adrian Foley, Brookfield Residential’s president and COO (or “Brookfield’s hero” as podcast host Dean Wehrli calls him) shares Brookfield’s very thoughtful view on how America will live in the future.

 Episode 24: Mortgage Market Education | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:34:40

Despite the fact that the mortgage pays for about 90% of all housing revenue for every participant in the housing industry, we rarely see industry executives at mortgage conferences. So we are bringing the intelligence to you in this podcast. We don’t know anyone more knowledgeable on the mortgage market than Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae’s leader of the 35-person Economic and Strategic Research Group.

 Episode 23: Top Design Judge in the Country Shares Her Design Trend Insights | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:24:00

Lisa Parrish, who has led the industry’s design awards judging for the last 30 years (along with her husband and her father), provides a wealth of information in this podcast. At this year’s Gold Nuggets Awards show alone, she reviewed more than 600 applications in 49 categories.

 Episode 22: Successful Pivots as the Housing Market Runs Out of Steam | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:22:54

John Burns explains why he believes new home sales and construction have “run out of steam,” at levels many deem to be too low. Dean and John also discuss successful pivots some companies have made this cycle.


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