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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…

RERL-1688- City Councilmember Discusses Measure E

You may have heard about Measure E, the new property assessment bill, and have a few questions about it. Today Joe reaches out to San Jose Councilmember, Johnny Khamis, to learn more about the proposals origin and intended results. Topics include: Measure E basics What these funds will be used for Why Johnny is against Measure E Taxing vs. creative fundraising & planning Johnny’s tax alternative Measure E’s target And much, much more… If you…

RERL-1687- Leaving The Bay Area

The last 4-5 years your typical client is moving out of the Bay Area, heading to areas of California where real estate is cheaper or leaving the state altogether. Many people are fortunate to work for a company that helps them with this move, assisting with everything from sale to purchase and even helping with things such as researching schools and setting up utilities – but what about everyone else who doesn’t have this option…

RERL-1686-Growing Your Business – Approaching The Challenge Of Growth

A small business works almost like a well put together baseball team; there are only a few solid players on the field who work together fluidly. As your business grows misalignment is practically inevitable with more players joining the team and more competition changing the market. Today Joe and Jack are joined by Dr. Philippe Bouissou to discuss the challenge of managing growth. Topics include: Aligning The Dots – book Managing misalignment What makes good…

RERL-1685-Two Italian Guys Talking Real Estate – New San Jose Property Tax Bill & First Time Home Buyers

Many people are unaware of the new property tax bill under consideration for San Jose.  Any commercial and residential transactions over $2 million will get an additional assessment of $7.50/thousand. This is a big deal even for those it doesn’t affect. Do you have an issue with the city enacting this additional tax on San Jose properties? Being a first time home buyer is a difficult challenge and here in the Bay Area where the…

RERL-1684- Growing Your Business – Building a more compassionate community

Load up your favorite community app or watch the local news and you’ll instantly be aware of just how often people in your community look out for each other. Check out downtown and you’ll find the friendly faces of police and security guards monitoring the area. When you get home, you or your neighbors might have security cameras that can spot unwelcome guests in the area. Today Joe and Jack Russo are joined by Jacob…

RERL-1683- Two Italian Guys Talking Real Estate – Market Update and the Digital Experience

It has been a while since we took a look at the market and you might assume we would continue the steady climb to normal inventory levels we saw all year. You’ll be surprised that the number of homes on market has surprisingly shrunk to nearly half of what we would consider normal. Today Joe and Mike try and determine if people are busy decking the halls or taking their homes off the market and…

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…