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RERL-1508-Exploring The Reverse Mortgage with Bill Benson

He’s no stranger to RERL; he’s reverse mortgage expert Bill Benson! For some of us conventional financing is just not the right choice. Good thing there are a few options outside of conventional financing. Today Joe explores reverse mortgages with Bill Benson to figure out if these unconventional loans really deserve the stigma they receive. Specific topics include: What exactly is a reverse mortgage and who uses them? Reverse mortgage requirements and restrictions Taking the…

RERL-1507-The Changing Market & Data Privacy

Right now the market is hot, hot, hot for real estate technology! In the thick of this change you can find Hemlane CEO, Dana Dunford who is back in the studio and ready to talk real estate disruptions. Listen in as Joe finds out how Hemlane is helping consumers invest in real estate across the US and explore the benefits of using a full service property manager. Specific topics include: How technology is changing the…

RERL-1506-Unlocking Strategy Values Through Outsourcing

If you have any questions about today’s guest all you need to know is she graduated from USC’s entrepreneur program back when nobody knew what an entrepreneur was, let alone how to spell the word. Geraldine Barry of Geraldine Barry and Associates is back in the studio with Joe ready to share her extensive knowledge of business and real estate with us as it relates to outsourcing. Outsourcing is not new but the industry is…

RERL-1505-Starting Something In Silicon Valley –Part XII

People get into disagreements; it’s an unfortunate fact of life that all of us wish we could avoid. Anyone in life or business could lose a lot in a dispute, be it money or health. Today Joe and Jack Russo try and stay out of the court house by discussing disputes and dispute resolutions. Specific topics include: Evaluating who you do business with Get your paperwork right! Work on your negotiating skills Arbitration vs. mediation Litigation,…

RERL-1504-Evaluating Your Homeowners Insurance with Laura Peterson

Earthquake insurance, fire protection, umbrella insurance ?a lot goes into protecting you and your home from unforeseen events. Today Joe welcomes back returning guest and insurance expert Laura Peterson with Insurance and Financial Services Inc. This time around Laura will talk about insurances you do and don’t need, technology changing the way you access your insurance documents, as well as breaking down the different types of life insurance policies. Also in discussion: Has anything changed…

RERL-1503-Multigenerational Planning

By now it’s no secret that the bull market we saw for so long is currently experiencing a bit of volatility. Planning for the future is more important now than ever and ensuring you leave a legacy for your children is becoming increasingly difficult. Today Joe talks with Ameriprise CFP George Papadoyannis about planning for the future with the entire family in mind. Specific topics include: Q1 wrap-up and Q2 expectations SV housing and job…

RERL-1502-Starting Something In Silicon Valley –Part XI

So many things need to be taken into consideration when building a business that fatigue can easily set in and cause motivation to slip away from hungry entrepreneurs. Most entrepreneurs know they will face many challenges along the way and keeping the fire burning ultimately plays a bigger role in success than consumer think. Today Joe and Jack Russo team up to discuss six key elements to keep you and your team motivated when your…

RERL-1501-How To Buy A Home Without Selling First

In a market where inventory is insanely low most sellers are going to think differently with a lot of help from their lender. In fact a common issue agent’s face is working with clients that are hesitant to sell either because they don’t want to move multiple time or they fear of homelessness. Today Joe is joined by Bank of Internet Account Executive James Shoop to discuss several nonconventional financing options that get you out…

RERL-1500-Fannie Mae’s Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, Doug Duncan and SJREI Association founder, Geraldine Barry Help Us Understand the Economy and Housing Market

Truly understanding an economy can be tricky business especially when volatility begins showing up in a strong bull market. Today Joe is joined by Geraldine Barry, former founder and president of SJREI Association. Also in the studio is someone who knows the market better than most: Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae’s senior vice president and chief economist. Listen in to hear what our guests have to say about current market conditions and what the near future…

RERL-1499-Long Distance Investing with Billy Keels