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RERL-1720-The Valley Current® with Steve King on the Decision to Leave Sunny California After 7 Decades for Carefree, Arizona!

Longtime resident know California has changed a lot in a short amount of time. Making the decision to move can be tough, especially when you are looking outside of the state you have always called home. After 7 decades, Steve King and his wife are packing up and leaving their native California to the greener pastures of Carefree Arizona. Steve is not the only one leaving the state, many citizens are leaving for much of…

RERL-1719-Taylor North-Central Coast Real Estate

From the beginning of the COVID pandemic, people stayed home and refused to leave unless it was absolutely necessary. As a result, real estate suffered along with almost every aspect of the economy. Now that the economy is opening, people are cautiously settling into normal life as they go about their business. Will the market tick up with consumers picking up and running for the hills or delay their transaction for a later date? Today…

RERL-1718- Growing your business – Caught In The Middle

During a recession, small businesses have the advantage of control large businesses have the advantages of large budgets or government backing. Caught in the middle of these businesses are companies that seem big, but are getting hammered by costs out of their control and don’t have the depth of major companies. Who is going to help these middle-tier companies through this depression-like period when customers, investors, and the government are not showing up? Today Joe…

RERL-1717- Johnny Khamis, San Jose Council Member

This week many cities across the US started phase 1 of relaxing restrictions and reopening the economy. It’s a big step towards normalcy that we have been looking forward to, even if there are new rules to follow. Council Member Johnny Khamis calls in today to talk about San Jose’s phase in, and the effect COVID-19 has had on business. Topics include: Measure E update The war on reopening Disaster recovery funding Protesting What phase…

RERL-1716- Silicon Valley Real Estate Market Update

Normally by now we are entering the thick of the buying and selling season and keeping a watchful eye on the market. Due to the current environment, many of us are only just beginning to settle back into something resembling normal life. You’ve likely seen more Sale Pending signs around the neighborhood, but what does that say about the market? Do buyers finally have a glut of inventory to choose from as sellers flee the…

RERL-1715- Growing Your Business-Too Big To Fail?

Netflix, Facebook, Google – These are all companies deemed too big to fail. Ideally these companies grow based on infrastructure with fixed costs and are not reliant on fluctuating employee headcount. Where business loyalty keeps startups from going under, strong revenue coupled with conservative accounting and cash management will keep large businesses afloat as we ride out the COVID pandemic. Topics include: Automation & inventory Scaling with profit on a continuous basis Infrastructure substituting for…

RERL – 1714 – Weekly Real Estate & Mortgage Update – COVID-19

Every week brings something new to the way we buy and sell real estate. As always, we aim to provide you will all the current information you need to make educated decisions. Today Joe provides a quick snapshot of what is going on with Silicon Valley real estate and lending and its relation to COVID-19. Topics: All-time low lending rates and other reasons to buy now New California guidelines for showing properties Paralyzed buyers &…

RERL-1713-Growing Your Business-Too Small To Fail?

Too small to fail? Running a small business during a crisis means finding out who is loyal to you and your business and how loyal you want to be back to those whose loyalty waivers. From a business planning point of view, a small business can accomplish a lot during these times by figuring out what they want to do and who they want to do it with. Loyalty boils down to people, whether they…

RERL-1712-Silicon Valley Virtual Real Estate Summit

We stayed home and flattened the curve, and while we are ready to get back to work, coronavirus has changed the way we do things. Today Joe has gathered Silicon Valley’s finest real estate and lending professionals to discuss the major issues that have taken place in the real estate and lending industry: Chris Trapani, Founder & CEO – The Sereno Group Nancy Robinson, Regional Vice President – Coldwell Banker Realty Mark von Kaenel, Bay Area…

RERL-1711- Market Update and Effects of COVID-19

It’s time for another round of COVID related market updates. There are all kinds of things affecting the market day to day and people need to know what interest rates are doing and what the buyer and seller markets are like. Getting prepared now can make a huge difference for the day when you want to lock in and make things happen. Listen in and keep track of what is happening in a volatile market…