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RERL-1698-Two Italian Guys Talking Real Estate-Preparing For The 2020 Housing Market

A new year has always meant a new market, and not to say we told you so, but there is always the possibility of the market reverting back to a strong sellers market. Inventory right now is incredibly low and offers are starting to flow in on whatever’s available. Are buyers in for another tough round or will more sellers come on to the market as the year progresses? Today Joe and Mike get us…

RERL-1697-Growing Your Business-Compliance With Laws Part 4

At its center, a business has its employees and their consumers, and each of these have their own contract with the company. What many people don’t realize is a lot of business choices that are made based on those contracts as well as the latest state and federal laws that impact those contracts. California continues to pass legislation that continues to make these end-user agreements lengthy, purposely with the view of providing greater disclosure of…

RERL-1696-How Much Time Do You Spend Buying And Selling A Home?

For many people, busy or not, taking on a home transaction partially or all by yourself seems like a great way to save on commission fees. Even if you think this might not be the right move for you, you’ll still want to be aware of just how much time you will spend on each step of making this transaction work. Today Joe and Mike calculate just how many hours you and your family will…

RERL-1695-Compliance With New Laws Part 3

Two of the hottest news stories right now revolve around Donald Trump’s impeachment trial and Harvey Weinstein’s sex crimes trial. What both of these trials have in common is they both center around one person abusing their power to get what they want. While the crimes themselves are not up for debate on this podcast, they do tie in with the passage of Assembly Bill-51 which outlawed compulsory arbitration clauses in employment agreements. Listen in…

RERL-1694-Pre and Post Super Bowl market Predictions

The big game is only a few days away and once you’ve finished cleaning the buffalo sauce from under your nails, it’s time to think about your game –your real estate game, that is. The Super Bowl bump is something you’ve heard us talk about many times before, but many people are unsure what to expect before heading into the market this year. Will inventory levels increase again giving buyers more choice or will itchy…

RERL-1693-Market Alert!

Here we are, just kicking off 2020, rates are near record lows and it’s a great time to be a buyer. Not so long ago opportunities to purchase a home in the Bay Area were scare, and while you couldn’t say we have a glut of homes for sale today, the market has flattened to something more equal for buyers and sellers. Listen in as Joe shares the latest update on the market. Topics include:…

RERL-1692-Growing Your Business-In the Face of New laws and Regulations Part 2

One show is just not enough to cover it. As mentioned in the previous Growing Your Business podcast, there were many new laws that took effect at the beginning of the month and they have real impact that can be felt in many different ways. Many people don’t realize how big an impact these laws can have until it’s too late and they find themselves embroiled in class action litigation. Today the gig economy pushes…

RERL-1691- Two Italian Guys Talking Real Estate- 2020 Predictions

With the New Year being so young, people are making big plans and setting new goals for their future. For many of us moving up, buying that rental property or taking that big step into home ownership is our main priority following a tame 2019. No one can predict the future, but looking to a professional for help can help you make the right move. Today Joe and Mike try and guess what will happen…

RERL-1690-Growing Your Business – In The Face Of New Laws And Regulations

The New Year brought with it a bunch of new laws for California. Many of them will have an impact on business in ways that will generate more litigation down the road. Could the California Privacy Act go the way as the Americans with Disabilities Act? Today Joe and Jack take a look at growing your business when all these new laws and regulations have been enacted. Topics include: California Privacy Act Who owns your…

RERL-1689-Reviewing 2019 and Forecasting for 2020 – John Faylor

2019 is drawing to a close, but before we officially cross over into the New Year it’s time we take a look at what happened to the real estate market this year and chat about what will happen in 2020. John Faylor joins Joe today for more for more insight on Silicon Valley’s market. Topics include: Reviewing 2019 market trends 2020 expectations First time home buying opportunities Media’s impact on real estate Spreading good will…