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RERL-1652 – Growing Your Business – Life After Business

Once you’ve made it in your career you may find yourself wanting another challenge to tackle, thus you find a second mountain to climb. Today Joe and Jack Russo are joined by Dr. Robert Acker, a former lawyer who later shifted gears and gained a degree in geography. At one point in his life Dr. Acker was at a personal dead end and solving that issue showed him the economic way forward as well. Listen…

RERL-1651-Real Estate Timing – Be A Leader Not A Follower

Like many things so much of real estate is timing. While it’s impossible to time everything perfectly, in real estate you should use good judgment to try and be a leader, not a follower. Emotions can complicate a transaction and low rates plus a lull in the market can make a purchase seem incredibly tempting for some. Others want to wait and see if the market continues heading south with hopes to buy at the…

RERL-1650- Giving Back Segment – Discussing Cru Ministry

College can be an incredibly busy and complicated time for young adults. This first big taste of freedom comes with a lot of accountability, peer pressure, embarrassment and concerns that go unaddressed. Today Joe chats with Derek Snyder from Cru, a worldwide ministry that helps students grow strong in their faith with God. Topics include: Cru movements around the world How Cru has changed relationships and lives Investing in other people Next step for Cru…

RERL-1649-Things You May Not Know About Real Estate or Lending

As a professional real estate lender and agent Joe and Mike deal with things every day that even the wisest consumers may not know about. We feel as if it is our job to provide consumers enough information to help you make better decisions, but today our hosts go further than recommending you build a team with people you trust. Do you know anything about these lesser known programs and suggestions? Topics include: Why the…

RERL-1648-Two Italian Guys Talkin Real Estate

Rates are close to all time lows which means your buying power is high. When analyzing your position as a seller then as a buyer it’s important to think about how the sales price of your house evens out with good rates. Even if you lose a little on the sell side in today’s flattened market, you’ll easily make it up when you purchase your next home. In the first half of today’s podcast Joe…

RERL-1647- Growing Your Business – Leveraging without Venture Capital

Venture capital the best way for businesses to grow their business, but some entrepreneurs think otherwise. While it is certainly tough, there are benefits to growing organically and accepting the challenges that come with low funding. Slowed growth forces you to really listen to what your customers want and then find a way to creatively tweak your product to their needs. Today Joe and Jack Russo are joined by Keesup Choe whose company, Predict.X, has…

RERL-1646-Growing Your Business – Financing Alternatives

No one is quite sure what it is about Silicon Valley, but it just keeps attracting risk-taking entrepreneurs who are not afraid of failure. Throw in a few tech powerhouses and you have the greatest density of innovation culture that would be virtually impossible for any city to recreate. Silicon Valley is full of stories where entrepreneurs have failed spectacularly only to come back even stronger. Today Joe and Jack Russo discuss alternative financing options…

RERL-1645-Two Italian Guys Talkin Real Estate – Market Update Including the Fed

It’s amazing how one voice can swing the market, but today the feds hinted they could lower rates in the near future. With graduations coming to an end and summer vibes setting in, this crazy market has all it needs to really take off. Today Joe and Mike discuss what to expect as buying season enters full swing. Topics include: Where the market is now compared to last year Could home prices go lower? Rate…

RERL-1644-Bundle Select – Employee Real Estate Platform

Over the last few years Joe has been hard at work creating Bundle Select, an employee real estate platform. Home ownership is one of the biggest expenses most people will deal with, yet it is one area where companies do not offer any assistance to their employees. Now employers can provide their employees with more benefits at no cost to the company. Today Joe shares an update on the big ways Bundle Select is helping…

RERL-1643-Growing Your Business – The Third Essence of Early Stage Financing

The order of the Essences might suggest that finding your customers is more important than financing when it’s actually something that happens somewhat simultaneously. It’s a constant juggling act where you are constantly trying to attract customers and looking for financing that will help improve your marketing. Today Joe, Jack Russo and Russ Irwin tackle the horse race between customers and early stage financing. If you wish to contact Joe Cucchiara email him at Joe@RERadioLive.com, call…