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Competition With Real Estate Companies In Southern California Is Heating Up; Is Northern California Next?

Between mergers, acquisitions, buy outs and recruiting, real estate companies in the southern end of California are getting aggressive. Real estate companies are fighting for a market share which at the same time is diminishing since inventory refuses to tick up. This might be everyday news down in Los Angeles, but if you head up north companies might be drawing some worrying parallels. Today Joe looks at the fight for real estate down south and…

Competition With Real Estate Companies In Southern California Is Heating Up; Is Northern California Next?

Between mergers, acquisitions, buy outs and recruiting, real estate companies in the southern end of California are getting aggressive. Real estate companies are fighting for a market share which at the same time is diminishing since inventory refuses to tick up. This might be everyday news down in Los Angeles, but if you head up north companies might be drawing some worrying parallels. Today Joe looks at the fight for real estate down south and…

How Much Do You Need To Buy A Home In The Bay Area?

The Bay Area is an expensive place to live. No headlines are needed for that statement. Today Joe finds out just how expensive we are when he checks out the 7 most expensive places to purchase a home throughout the United States. Numbers should never scare us though because there are always ways to live in the area you want if you’ve got a plan. Also in today’s show Joe will share several options that…

What Effect Will Our Aging Population Have On The Continued Housing Shortage In The Bay Area?

When it comes to Bay Area real estate one major issue does not get the attention it needs. As much as we talk about the housing crisis and the increasing cost of living we fail to acknowledge how these issues affect our aging population who are here to stay. Some of the statistics out there are alarming to say the least which is why Joe has brought this situation front and center. No matter your…

How to Prepare and Plan for a Market with Rising Interest Rates

Some people might say it’s easy to plan for a market where interest rates begin to climb. As long as you have a good low fixed interest rate on your 30 year mortgage you’re all set to go. While this may hold true for many of us out there, there are still a few things to look at before hunkering down. Today Joe shares his checklist of things everyone should consider as interest rates continue…

Starting Something In Silicon Valley –Part III

If you live in the Silicon Valley you know things here just don’t stop. Every day you hear about the biggest startups and the huge amounts of money flowing into them. Today Joe has returning guest Jack Russo back in the studio with him to learn more about the process for starting your startup. Specific topics include: Provisional patents vs. trade secrets Trade dress Are physical products easier to patent than digital products? When should…

Home Buyers And Sellers, Things To Be Aware Of And Prepare For In A Low Inventory Market!

For too long we’ve been talking about how inventory around the Bay Area just keeps getting lower and lower. While we all wish for more homes to enter the market, Joe reminds us of things to be aware of and prepare for in a market where even sellers won’t have it all that easy. Having the right agent and mindset is important no matter which side of the transaction you’re on, but have you thought…

Starting Something In The Silicon Valley –Part II

Are you ready entrepreneurs? Last week Computerlaw Group’s Jack Russo joined Joe to outline how to get startup ideas out of your head and onto paper. This week Jack returns to RERL to continue our series that teaches entrepreneurs the next steps that bring their startups to life. Specific topics include: Domain names and trademarks Taglines How technology is changing the game Marketing And more! If you wish to contact Joe Cucchiara email him at…

Top Strategies and Options for Buyers Making a Non-Contingent Offer

Buyers be ready. Football season has come to an end and the 2018 home buying season is getting ready to kick off.  Many players will be ready to take the field soon, hoping to see a rise in inventory. This year head coach Joe Cucchiara aims to make his players more competitive by leading them to the top offer making strategies with zero contingencies. Let’s take a look at the plays Coach Cucchiara will be…

What affect will the recent stock market decline have on interest rates?

Our climbing stock market has finally faced a significant dip of around 4%. While we don’t know the exact cause of today’s decline or what tomorrow holds, we can discuss how we think it will affect our interest rates. What temporary effects will be felt immediately and what results could stick around for the long run? Today Joe shares what he believes will happen to interest rates following the stock market decline. Also in discussion:…