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RERL-1682-Two Italian Guys Talking Real Estate – “Silver Tsunami” iBuyer update

Most people are aware that the next big move for retired baby boomers will be to sell their homes and downsize. Predictions claim that the market, which has been incredibly parched in the past, will soon be flooded with homes over the next 20 years. If these predictions hold true, how do we prepare for the shakeup the Silver Tsunami will cause? The iBuyer –it’s a term real estate professionals are incredibly familiar with and…

RERL-1681- Growing Your Business – The coming internet of things is just about here.

Cell phones, tablets, wearables and the like have brought the internet of things to our very fingertips in a most convenient manner. Today we are so wired into the internet of things that entrepreneurs soon need to figure out how their company filters into the IoT and then sticks to consumers’ regular habits. Even though evolution is good for everyone, creative destruction does mean learning to cope with destroying the assets of the old order….

RERL-1680- Growing Your Business – Recognizing the coming automation of life

Life is becoming more automated and part of counseling growing companies means Jack frequently helps entrepreneurs fit their product or service into the seamless mesh of life. The way life is lived today is more connected with many people needing the ability to communicate at any time and any place. Fitting into a congested infrastructure that actually works is difficult, even when a product or service is desperately needed. Listen in as Joe and Jack…

RERL-1679-The Real Estate Industry – Sumant Sridharan – COO with HomeLight

The world of real estate is changing every day and the way we do transactions is changing for the better. Sumant Sridharan, COO at HomeLight, calls in to tell Joe what big changes consumers can expect as well as the change in role for future agents. Topics include: Finding an agent using the HomeLight model Building technology that is ‘agent-centric’ Agent relationships & generating revenue Surprising technology in real estate Marrying real estate and mortgage…

RERL-1678-Growing Your Business -Using Technology To Streamline Physical Processes

Now, now, now! People want a seamless, smartphone life where everything happens without voice interaction, hurdles or effort –and who can blame them! The best part of innovation is being able to do what you need to do with more speed and efficiency. To prove how big of an impact technology can have on physical processes, Jack shares a story where technology came to his rescue and proves just how outdated some standards have become….

RERL-1677-Growing Your Business – The growth of Uber Connect in Silicon Valley

The sales process is both an art and a science. It’s not just a matter of getting somebody on the phone; it’s actually how you speak to them on the phone. Cold calls need to be more creative than the standard “Hi, I’m ___ from ___” to get the consumer to stay on the line and listen to what you have to say. Steve King is back in the studio today to celebrate the growth…

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…