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Proposition 60, 90 110: Move Your Home’s “Basis” With You

Planning on moving into a bigger home or considering downsizing? Moving to the right city can mean a significant tax benefit if these propositions apply.  Tune in Friday at 3pm PST to learn the what, why and where of these propositions.  Last week’s guest Ron Ricard  returns to help us understand each of these points as they apply to the propositions and your potential tax  benefits. Tune in to AM 1220 KDOW, call 1.800.516.1220 or…

Lifestyle and Real Estate in the Santa Cruz Mountains with Scott Green of Alain Pinel Realtors

Are you looking for a place close to the beach and with a reasonable commute? You might want to look in the Santa Cruz Mountains for a quite home nestled between the redwoods minutes from the most beautiful beaches California has to offer.  On today’s show, Host Joe Cucchiara welcomes Scott Green a Realtor from Alain Pinel Realtors to chat about the lifestyle and real estate of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Tune in from 3-4pm PST…

Real Estate Radio LIVE Welcomes Richard Zahm to Chat About Home Equity Sharing: Equity Without Debt

Don’t have a down payment for a house? Home equity sharing might just be the answer for you. On today’s show, Host Joe Cucchiara welcomes Richard Zahm, CEO of EquityClub, to discuss how homebuyers can partner with investors on a down payment. They will dive into the benefits for both investors, homeowners, and homebuyers. Tune in today to AM 1220 KDOW from 3-4pm PST, or listen streaming online at www.kdow.biz. Joe will kick off the…

Selling Residential and Investment Properties – Review Strategies and Tax Obligations You Need to Understand!

Are you thinking of selling your home that has appreciated dramatically over 15 to 20+yrs in the Bay Area? Understanding your options is critical. Investors, would you like to get out of your tax deferred properties, but not sure what the replacement strategies are? Ron Ricard, a trusted advisor with Real Estate Radio Live, can guide you through these choppy waters so that you can understand your tax obligations and use the right strategies to…

Host Joe Cucchiara discovers how technology is changing renting in America with Jonathan Eppers of RadPad

This afternoon Host Joe Cucchiara chats with Jonathan Eppers of RadPad, a renter first app that easily allows people to find homes and apartments for rent. Joe will start off by having Jonathan tell us about his accidental creation of RadPad. He then walks us through the site navigation explaining how to go from locating a place to applying without even having to wait to meet the landlord. We also learn about the recent addition of…

Host Joe Cucchiara Welcomes Pam Foley, CEO of Foley Mortgage Group to Discuss Hard Money and Private Money Lending

Have you heard of private money lending? Learn more about this alternative to financing for trusts held in probate, rehab projects, small commercial and mixed use properties, by expert guest and CEO and President of Foley Mortgage Group, Pam Foley. Host Joe Cucchiara talks to Pam about private money as a great tool for real estate investors and as a special niche funding source for consumers. Learn more about hard money and how it has…

Real Estate Radio LIVE Talks About Personalized Marketing in Digital Age with PointDrive

It is often one point of differentiation that determines if you win or lose a listing. Today’s show brings Tim Swindle, Director of Strategy at PointDrive, in to discuss with Host Joe Cucchiara about personalized marketing in the digital age. PointDrive is a simple to use sales tool that allows you to package up, personalize, and track the content you share throughout the closing process. Today’s show will discuss the process Tim went through in choosing…

Real Estate Radio LIVE Celebrates Chinese New Year

What does the “Year of the Monkey” translate to for home owners, buyers and sellers? What does Feng Shui mean for your home and how do you apply the Ba-gua to it and your life? Join us and join in to help Joe, Bobbi and Buddy help the audience learn more of the fascinating details that have existed for much of the known history of the Far East and that now spans the globe. Tune…

Host Joe Cucchiara Gives Some Advice on Weathering a Volatile Stock Market with CFP Shawn Okumura and Loan Officer Jeff Trevarthen

On todays show Joe Cucchiara talks to us about weathering a volatile stock market with Transitions Wealth Advisors CFP, Shawn Okumura, and Bay Equity Home Loans Loan Officer, Jeff Trevarthen. Joe will begin by having Shawn explain the bigger issues that have caused tension in the stock market this year. Shawn then talks about Roth IRA conversions, evaluating a client’s 401k plan and other investment options. National statistics poses the question of why do people…

Today Joe Talks About the PACE Clean Energy Financing Program with Jason Keller

Today Joe Cucchiara has Jason Keller from CaliforniaFIRST tell us the about the Property Assessed Clean Energy program. First off Joe will have Jason explain how PACE’s financing program benefits both residential and commercial consumers looking to invest in renewable energy and energy efficient projects. He then asks about the most popular upgrades and how realtors can use PACE to add value to a home. We also learn about the tax deductible interest available through…