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RERL-1667-“The Truth” about technology and Real Estate

The great thing about the internet is it is full of readily accessible information regarding real estate. It is easy to educate yourself about anything in the subject, but knowing what information is credible and which is not can be quite difficult to figure out. Today Joe helps us decipher truth from fiction when it comes to technology and real estate. Topics include: Finding credible resources How is technology affecting real estate Is the use…

RERL-1666- Two Italian Guys Talking Real Estate – Is it a good idea to time the real estate market?

The market is flattening into a normal market and emotionally speaking, consumers just don’t know what to do. Simply mention you were thinking about making a transaction and instantly you’ll have people telling you to wait for the Bay Area’s market to come crashing down. Other people will encourage you to get out there quick and take advantage of this lull in the market for it will surely take off again before we know it….

RERL-1665- Imagery to life by Tim Blake

It’s not often that our personal passions can become a tool that makes a difference in the lives of others. Tim Blake has taken his love of photography to create a sense of wonder and excitement for health challenged children who can now experience areas nature that were previously out of their reach. Through the wizardry of technology and some help from a few notable quotes, Tim is able to inspire anyone in need and…

RERL-1664-Rates drop to historic lows – Buyer’s market

Rates continue to drop and right now we are flirting with historic lows. With rates as low as they have been it’s easy to forget that rates were once as high as 14%! Right now 30 year money is seriously cheap and, while still expensive, the Silicon Valley market has slowed enough that buyers finally have the chance to negotiate with sellers. First time home buyers who have felt shut out of the market for…

RERL-1662- John Faylor Real Estate Expert

A lot has been gone on since the last time we had real estate expert John Faylor on the podcast. Just one year ago when we were used to buyers getting beat up it felt as if the market wasn’t ever going to let up. Today the market is more even and no one knows if it will continue sliding into a strong buyers market or swing back to a seller’s market. Either way timing…

RERL-1661-Growing your business – A review of the seven essences for growth.

The speed of trust is fundamental to a growing business. If a client doesn’t feel they can rely on you and you’re not just in it for the money, you may not have a business for much longer. Brand loyalty is a promise that consumers trust will be fulfilled and the core of what gets a business going. Today Joe and Jack review the seven essences for growth that builds a network of trust that…

RERL-1660- Two Italian Guys Talking Real Estate -How do you know who to trust?

“Pick a team of people you trust” is a phrase you’ve heard repeated many times on RERL and for a good reason. Not only are you making a big financial decision, many consumers rely on their agents and lenders for referrals on plumbers, electricians and really anything house related. Building trust is everything in a real estate transaction; so who do you trust and who do you trust to find who to trust? Topics include:…

RERL-1659-Rates drop to record low – Call now to take advantage!

Red alert for all our listeners! Rates are near record lows and everyone should be taking advantage of it. If your mortgage is over 4% you should seriously consider getting in touch with your lender and see how much money refinancing could save you per year. Even if you got your loan just a few years ago you can still have substantially more money in your wallet if you act now. Today Joe shares the…

RERL-1658-Two Italian Guys talking real estate – Buyers options

The market keeps ticking up and buyers are finding their options are dwindling once again. Silicon Valley continues to prove it’s a crazy place where first time home buyers are looking for homes priced around $1million instead of the sub $400,000 range the rest of the country deals with. Coming up with $200,000 for a down payment is no easy feat and buyers are turning to creative financing options to get their foot into their…