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RERL-1626-Opportunity Zones

Several months earlier Joe and Mike broached the topic of Opportunity Zone investing to give curious investors an idea of what they were. Today Joe and Mike take it a step further as they welcome Erik Hayden of Urban Catalyst, who can better explain how investing in Opportunity Zones not only stimulates development in lower income areas, but creates a win-win situation for investors also. Specific topics include: How Opportunity Zone funds were created Opportunity…

RERL-1625- Scott Smith – Attorney Investor

The market goes up and the market goes down, but investors are always looking for a way to build up their portfolio. Believe it or not partnering with someone who is an attorney and real estate investor makes for a smart decision. Today Joe chats with Scott Smith of Royal Legal Solutions who has combined his background in law and to help investors build and protect their assets. Specific topics include: LLC’s for everybody Does…

RERL-1625- Scott Smith – Attorney Investor

The market goes up and the market goes down, but investors are always looking for a way to build up their portfolio. Believe it or not partnering with someone who is an attorney and real estate investor makes for a smart decision. Today Joe chats with Scott Smith of Royal Legal Solutions who has combined his background in law and to help investors build and protect their assets. Specific topics include: LLC’s for everybody Does…

RERL-1624-Accessing Home Wealth Without Debt

Even though equity sharing has been around for a few years now, it takes some time to get the message out and educating consumers on it takes time and repetition. Today Joe chats with Mark Rogers who shares the details of what equity sharing is and how it can help consumers who are house-rich, cash-poor and don’t want to take on any debt. Specific topics include: Is this different from HELOC’s, reverse mortgages and other…

RERL-1623-The Value of an Expanded Advisory Board

In some ways growing a business is the hardest stage of entrepreneurship. Tiny businesses just starting up are bubbling with ideas and large companies have enough employees that they rarely lack for new ideas. It’s usually small businesses that find themselves in need of an advisory board to test out crazy ideas and figure out which direction they should take their business. Today Joe and Jack Russo discuss the value of an expanded advisory board….

RERL-1622- Buying and Selling Season is Here!

Buying and selling season is here and it is here in a big way. Things are really beginning to heat up and buyers and sellers will have to really start putting their head in the game. The last few years were a complete nightmare for buyers who were constantly getting outbid on home, but now a flatter market and lower interest rates mean buyers and sellers will have to change how they approach their transaction….

RERL-1621-Doug Evans – Manager for Coldwell Banker’s Top Producing Office in North America

A lot of real estate news lately has focused on market stabilization and company consolidation. While other companies may be seeing a reduction in business that simply isn’t true for one today’s guest. Today Joe is joined by Doug Evans, the managing broker for Coldwell Banker in Los Gatos which just happens to be the highest producing office in North America. Listen in as Joe finds out about Doug’s success and what he expects for…

RERL-1620-Accessing Home Wealth Without Debt

It’s exciting to say that the equity sharing program the guys from Barastone are telling us about is gaining traction. Having options could not be more important when it comes to making large financial decisions and if you have been considering leveraging your home, finding the perfect option will make all the difference. Listen in today as Joe and Mark Rogers discuss how to take advantage of your homes equity without taking on debt. Specific…

RERL-1619-Growing Your Business – Expansion from One Target to Another Through Leveraging Artificial Intelligence

On today’s show Joe and Jack Russo welcome a very special and unique guest who is growing a business in a rather unusual way. Martha Amram is growing a business in a way that leverages an already existing business.  Before diving into the topic of artificial intelligence we will learn about how this professor transitioned from academia into founding an AI based business. Also in discussion: Forming an energy business that leads to AI How…

RERL-1618-Rates Drop! Buyers & Sellers on the Move!

Rates have dropped big time on jumbo financing the last couple weeks and my drop even more. Rates are now under 4% and anyone with a rate of 4.5% or higher could save a serious chunk of change with a low to no cost refinance. This opportunity could easily vanish should the rates jump in the near future so figure out if a refinance or different program is right for you! Buyers and sellers are…