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Starting Something In The Silicon Valley

One of the hardest parts of entrepreneurship is getting an idea off the ground. Fortunately we live in Silicon Valley, which is outstanding when it comes to attracting and producing successful startups. Today Joe is joined by Jack Russo of the Computerlaw Group LLP who specializes in intellectual property business litigation and knows how to get an idea from start and move it forward. Specific topics include: Steps for starting your startup Book: Starting Something…

How To Put Yourself In The Best Position As A Buyer

If you are a buyer in the market or real estate agent you know how competitive last year’s market was. With 2018 looking to be the most competitive market we have seen in decades we are going to need to have to be prepared for whatever comes our way. Today Joe shares his checklist of things buyers should be doing to prepare themselves for a tough market. Specific topics include: Make sure you get approved…

How The Government Shutdown Affects The Real Estate And Mortgage Industry

The government may have ended their shutdown moments before recording today’s podcast, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be prepared for future shutdowns. If you’re in the process of buying, selling or refinancing a home, you’re going to require a little more education when it comes to navigating these deals. Today Joe discusses the government shutdown and how to prevent it from delaying your transaction. We live in a changing world that only ever seems…

What Millennials And Consumers Expect From Their Realtor And Lenders

Calling all real estate professionals! New research and studies have been released that tell us exactly what millennials and consumers are looking for in the real estate and lending industries. We’ve heard it before that millennials want everything quick with little human interaction, but is that what they really want?  Listen in and join Joe to find out what consumers really want from you, you may find yourself quite surprised. Specific topics include: Making better…

Is It Too Late To Refinance & Why Not To Worry If You Finance Over $750,000

Rates just crept up above 4% in a trend that will most likely continue this year. A rising rate environment doesn’t mean you missed your chance to refinance your mortgage. What it does mean is its time to review your mortgage review to see if you have the right mortgage for you. In the first half of today’s podcast Joe discusses why you shouldn’t wait to consider refinancing, even if you don’t want to mess…

How Did We Get Here And Where Is The Stock Market Headed?

The Dow closes above 26,000 today, hitting another record high just in time for Joe to welcome back trusted advisors, Ron Howard and Chris Cox, from Sienna Wealth Management. While the ride up is fun to watch we must ask ourselves two very important questions “How did we get here and where is the market headed?” if we want to truly understand the charging market. Specific topics include: Tax reform and regulations Managing emotions in…

Consumer Expectations & The Dallas Market

Depending on whom your realtor is you can get a lot or not much. Becoming a realtor requires a good amount of expertise when it comes to coordinating inspections and getting the documents perfect. Today Joe is joined by Cheryl Rivera Smith, a broker from Coldwell Banker and an expert that has worked in several area of real estate. Joe kicks off today’s podcast by having Cheryl tell us about her impressive real estate and…

Banks With The Most Complaints & What To Do With Equity?

Some days are so big for real estate that one topic just won’t be enough, which is why Joe has prepared 3 great topics to discuss with us. Today’s first topic is a top ten list you do not want to be a part of, banks with the most complaints. Joe’s second topic is bound to change the way consumers remodel their homes. New tax laws means dealing with new complications, and losing a tax…

How Realtors Can Help Potential Buyers Purchase A Home With Bad Credit

Buying a home can be challenging experience for the most prepared, well off buyers out there. It can be even harder for those of us barely keeping afloat with medical bills, divorce expenses or other forms of debt. Today Joe chats with attorney Leslie Tayne about money management and consumer-debt resolutions. Specific topics include: Good debt/bad debt market Tayne Law Group vs. credit repair businesses Why consumers seek help from Leslie Advice to consumers, agents…

HomeGuard-Your One Stop Real Estate Stop Shop

The joys of home ownership come with the fun of new redesigns, additions and more. However that joy can completely change into stress once an unexpected remodel occurs. HomeGuard Account Managers, Lori Johnston & Augie Ruberto join Joe in the studio to discuss protecting your home from unnecessary repair costs. Specific topics include: 6 services HomeGuard provides What doesn’t HomeGuard cover? What separates HomeGuard from their competitors? Technology Saving with service bundles And much, much…