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RERL-1709-How COVID 19 Is Affecting Real Estate And Lending – Week 2

Changes are taking place on a daily basis, if not on an hourly basis. What hasn’t changed is your access to money. Lending and real estate have been deemed essential businesses so sales, purchases and refinances are still taking place. Today Joe shares how real estate and financing have changed in just one week. Topics include: Lenders having to artificially raise interest rates between delay in appraisals and market volatility More conservative lending Confusion around…

RERL-1708-Market Update-Financial Strategies During COVID-19

In the midst of a pandemic, it’s important that we help each other out. While some of us get to work from home and binge watch our favorite shows, many people in our community have been laid off or furloughed with an indeterminate ending. Now is the time to get granular about how we can help our neighbors who otherwise wouldn’t need assistance with financial situations. Do your part and pass this podcast along to…

RERL- 1707- How COVID-19 Is Affecting Real Estate And Lending

COVID-19 has disrupted life around the globe and the subject is sure to have given many people a headache by now, but there has never been such a thing as being prepared with too much information. Like just about everything, this virus has left its mark on the real estate and lending market and few are confident in our expectations following this crisis. So how is COVID-19 affecting real estate and lending now, and what…

RERL-1706-The Truth About Interest Rates And Why They Are Higher

You may not be aware of it, but last week interest rates hit an all time low. Homeowners on the lookout were ready to refinance and lock in rates in the crazy low three percent range. However, something bizarre has happened in the market place and rates shot up suddenly over the last 48 hours leaving many of us scratching our heads. Today Joe tries to clear up the recent craziness in the market and…

RERL-1705-Growing Your Business-Building Better Scientists For Better Science And Citizens

At its very core, the Growing Your Business series with Jack Russo has largely revolved around companies based on people and science. Combining the two under ReImagine Science, Dr. Kennan Salinero is tackling the issue of building a better scientist for better science by breaking the norms of the bureaucracies that drive grants and research. Creating a more democratized system for creating new value in the form of experiments and research is something that benefits…

RERL-1704-Bundle Select, Employee Real Estate Platform

Your wallet is under attack! There is a lot of noise out there with advertisers constantly jockeying for your attention that it can be downright tiresome before you even head home for the couch. Here on RERL you won’t find us selling you the latest craze, we believe in educating you on products and programs we truly believe in so you can decide if it is right for you. Today it’s all about Bundle Select,…

RERL-1703-Two Italian Guys Talking Real Estate-How Coronavirus Affects Real Estate And Lending

Coronavirus is spreading rapidly and keeping more consumers inside their homes, but you wouldn’t know it looking at the Bay Area’s housing market. Most listings are generating a lot of activity and more homes are slowly coming onto the market. Right now interest rates are the hitting historic lows, which doesn’t necessarily mean low mortgage rates right away. With the Feds lowering prime lending rates it’s not only affects the refinance market, but the purchase…

RERL-1702- Growing Your Business –Compliance With Laws Part 5

If you’re running a business, you have to view the business as a separate entity and a new legal being. Whether you work with a partner or are venturing out solo, you will most likely be advised to form an LLC (Limited Liability Company). Forming an LLC is a relatively inexpensive process, but there is some basic hygiene that has to be done, especially if you have shareholders. Today Joe and Jack wrap up their…

RERL-1701-Two Italian Guys Talking Real Estate – Out Of State Investing Part 2

Out of state investing continues to be a hot topic in states where home prices are high and cash flow is limited. Looking at properties out of state is the more logical choice for consumers looking to build a diversified portfolio with real estate. Today Joe and Mike cover a checklist to guide investors through the process of investing in out of state properties. Know your strategy and goals before purchasing a property Where is…

RERL-1700-Two Italian Guys Talking Real Estate-Out of state Investing

February is coming to a close and the number of homes on market remains drastically low. Buying a primary residence in California is difficult, but investing in a property here can be downright impossible. If investing in property outside of California has been on your mind there are a few things you will want to know. First of all you should be investing for cash flow, not appreciation. It would also help to know about:…