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RERL-1662- John Faylor Real Estate Expert

A lot has been gone on since the last time we had real estate expert John Faylor on the podcast. Just one year ago when we were used to buyers getting beat up it felt as if the market wasn’t ever going to let up. Today the market is more even and no one knows if it will continue sliding into a strong buyers market or swing back to a seller’s market. Either way timing…

RERL-1661-Growing your business – A review of the seven essences for growth.

The speed of trust is fundamental to a growing business. If a client doesn’t feel they can rely on you and you’re not just in it for the money, you may not have a business for much longer. Brand loyalty is a promise that consumers trust will be fulfilled and the core of what gets a business going. Today Joe and Jack review the seven essences for growth that builds a network of trust that…

RERL-1660- Two Italian Guys Talking Real Estate -How do you know who to trust?

“Pick a team of people you trust” is a phrase you’ve heard repeated many times on RERL and for a good reason. Not only are you making a big financial decision, many consumers rely on their agents and lenders for referrals on plumbers, electricians and really anything house related. Building trust is everything in a real estate transaction; so who do you trust and who do you trust to find who to trust? Topics include:…

RERL-1659-Rates drop to record low – Call now to take advantage!

Red alert for all our listeners! Rates are near record lows and everyone should be taking advantage of it. If your mortgage is over 4% you should seriously consider getting in touch with your lender and see how much money refinancing could save you per year. Even if you got your loan just a few years ago you can still have substantially more money in your wallet if you act now. Today Joe shares the…

RERL-1658-Two Italian Guys talking real estate – Buyers options

The market keeps ticking up and buyers are finding their options are dwindling once again. Silicon Valley continues to prove it’s a crazy place where first time home buyers are looking for homes priced around $1million instead of the sub $400,000 range the rest of the country deals with. Coming up with $200,000 for a down payment is no easy feat and buyers are turning to creative financing options to get their foot into their…

RERL-1657- Consumers don’t trust their mortgage lenders – So who do you trust?

A recent survey of consumers has shown that many of us don’t trust mortgage lenders and banks. It’s not really surprising with satisfaction ratings amongst mortgage servicers ranking below life insurance. While we all want to be leaders in the industry, do we really want to be so in a low bar industry? The lack of technology has made the loan process agonizingly slow and painful for many of us and the industry is suffering…

RERL-1656-Growing your business –Introducing Disruptive Technologies –The Case For The Modular Home

You can travel the world and see that part of what makes Silicon Valley special is that it is just packed with brilliant people who know how to network. While living in a breeding ground for big ideas comes with lots of opportunities for the entrepreneur, it also means more expensive homes and less land. Today Joe and Jack welcome in Brad Oldenbrook of Starbrook Homes who is disrupting how we buy and build homes…

RERL-1655- Two Italian Guys Talking Real Estate – Uptake in market Activity

We hate to say we told you so, but the market is ticking up! The slow start and strong buyers market we saw earlier this summer is starting to swing back the other way. Could we end up with another crazy-strong sellers market before heading back to a more normal inventory levels or is this just a momentary flash where sellers are back in the driver’s seat watching buyer’s fight over homes? Listen in as…

RERL-1654-Growing Your Business – Your competitors represent an opportunity… seize it.

It’s easy to think that having to deal with competitors could be irritating for your growing business, but if you look closely they actually represent an opportunity. Today Jack Russo takes over the studio with special guest, Joe Hence, whose company uses moral capitalism to take on retail giants. Buysycle aims to help consumers buy better by amplifying their power to buy the world they want. Knowing the story behind your choices is an easy…

RERL-1653-Two Italian Guys Talking Real Estate-Market Update

“It’s a great time to buy” It’s the phrase you’ve been hearing from us all year long that has had sellers wondering where the hoards of buyers have seemingly disappeared to. Okay, so maybe Silicon Valley’s real estate market isn’t exactly crickets, but the sheer pandemonium we saw the last few years has calmed down enough that discouraged buyers finally got a chance to negotiate offers. Is this small window of opportunity already closing to…