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RERL-1676-Two Italian Guys Talking Real Estate – Student Loans and 1031 Exchange

The amount of college graduates entering the workforce with substantial debt has never been higher. In fact, student debt levels are so high they are surpassing total mortgage debt in the US. Even if you are one of the millions of students beginning your new career with debt the amount of a home, you’d be surprised to find out that home ownership is still within your reach! In the first half of today’s podcast Joe…

RERL-1675- Market Update – Three things to consider now!

Is today the best time to buy? It is certainly an arguable point considering that the last 5 years buyers seemingly had no hope in an aggressive buyers market. The good news for buyers is that things have settled down and sellers are no longer beating up buyers just looking for a way in. Before you go out and take advantage of all these new options, there are a few things buyers still need to…

RERL-1674-Growing Your Business – How Silicon Valley Is impacting Europe and even Eastern Europe

Living here you know that Silicon Valley truly is a place like no other. After taking some time to teach in Europe, Jack Russo is back home and in the studio with plenty of information about how the Silicon Valley way of life is changing and weaving its way into other cultures. The drive to launch an e-commerce company from abroad and reach into global markets is spreading and we can bet it won’t be…

RERL-1673-Two Italian Guys Talking Real Estate – Rent Control

Rent is a big, big deal in the Bay Area where home prices are incredibly high. Starting next year statewide rent control officially takes effect and no one is quite sure what effect it will have on rent increases and home values till it expires in 2030. With so many big changes coming up its hard not to start planning what your next move will look like. Today Joe and Mike discuss what kind of…

RERL-1672- Two Italian Guys Talking Real Estate – Psychology of Real Estate

Lie down on the couch and relax because today Joe and Mike are delving into the psychology of real estate. In a time when more things are becoming automated and we are becoming more reliant on the internet, 90% of consumers still prefer to work with an agent. Is there a deeper reason why technology has yet to become a dominant force in the real estate world? Will the agent continue to thrive in an…

RERL-1671-Performance Coach – Helping busy people elevate their health!

It doesn’t matter if you are busy starting a business or working at one, health and wellness are incredibly important to our lives. Since 2009 Nate Palmer has been helping people level up their health even when things are at their most hectic. Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but do you really know what it should look like? Today Joe and Nate discuss how making the decision to get fit…

RERL-1670-How to make a smart home purchase before you sell

If you were to look at a chart of Bay Area housing market trends you’d notice some sizeable swings happening. It’s hard to believe that the Bay Area has fallen into an incredibly normal market after dealing with such an intensely hot market. In fact, buyers and sellers have gotten so accustomed to homes spending only days on the market it’s as if we all forgot that it is completely normal for a home to…

RERL-1669-Corporate Relocation – Time For A Major Change!

Some people might ask what corporate relocation has to do with real estate. Millions of people relocate every year picking up and moving to a different part of the country or a different country altogether. Jobs usually top the chart when it comes to reasons why anyone would take on an experience which can be trying, stressful and a bit exciting. Today Joe takes a look at how employers can help employees save on homeownership…

RERL-1668-Two Italian Guys Talking Real Estate – What would a recession do to Real Estate?

The Feds cut the prime lending rate by .25% and even though the economy is still chugging along, people are still concerned that a recession is coming. Anything could happen between now and 2020, but if you believe a recession is imminent then it’s best to be prepared. Today Joe and Mile think about what a possible recession could do to real estate. Topics include: Buying and selling before a recession Analyzing investment properties Managing…

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…