Real Estate Realities With The RebelBroker show

Real Estate Realities With The RebelBroker

Summary: Robert Whitelaw, a California Real Estate Broker and Realtor, is your guide through the maze of modern Real Estate. Look for insights, how-to advice, market updates and anything else that effects our real estate market. We will also take the relevant news of the day and take a closer, real estate centered look. Politics is also a favorite topic. Be ready to hear the good, bad and the ugly of real estate as Robert takes a no holds barred approach criticizing the real estate industry and real estate agents. This is a weekly podcast that has been running since January of 2007! To find the archive of all past shows since changing to a live podcast, visit http://www.soldbyrobert.com. This is a LIVE podcast! If you would like to participate by calling in via phone or skype, just visit http://www.therebelbroker.com for information on the next show and how to participate!

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Podcasts:

 Housing Recovery - Fabulous or Fake? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:56:00

The media seems pretty excited about recent real estate numbers. Should they be? We will take a look and discuss it in this weeks show.

 Now on Stitcher! Short sales and second mortgages. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:25:00

Great news! You can now find Real Estate Realities on Stitcher! This means that you can access the show any time you like via the stitcher app on your favorite smartphone! The application is free and you can find the one that will work for you over at stitcher.com! We will also talk about the real estate market and how things are shaping up. Is the summer season over or does it still have some life left in it? We will take a look at what is going on from the perspective of buyers, sellers and investors to figure out what all of you should be doing now to get the best possible deals.

 Low housing inventory - still REOs kept off market. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:11:00

Inventories are down all over and there are still foreclosure properties being heald off the market by banks. What the heck are they thinking?

 Is FHA Screwed? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:09:00

While many keep talking about how things are stabilizing, the news from FHA is not good. Is FHA single handedly perpetuating a cascade of foreclosures? We will also take some time to talk about the new homeowner bill of rights in california.

 Thoughts on investment properties - Jul 06,2012 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:43:00

As I return from my Hawaiian vacation, I find myself thinking thoughts of investment properties. In this case, focusing mostly on my experiences with Hawaiian vacation rental. We will spend some time exploring all the things that should be bouncing around in your head if you are considering investing in a vacation rental property. All this and an update on all the various news relating to real estate! Don't forget that we are LIVE! Join us during the show and call in with your questions.

 Is the market turning? - Jun 15,2012 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:07:00

My "on the ground" experience continues to feel like a turning point in the market. Is this a national trend? We will look at some news that seems to say so. Or are we turning, but still riding on the Titanic?

 Real Estate Realities - Jun 08,2012 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:49:00

Tune in for an honest discussion about the world of real estate from an insiders view. The latest news, events and policies will be discussed but always with an eye toward what that means to buyers, sellers, investors and property owners. There will also be plenty of discussion about how real estate agents can do things better, so all you agents out there that want to really serve the needs of your clients, tune in! You can also expect the subject of politics coming up from time to time.

 Refinancing - Getting the best deal - Jun 01,2012 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:36:00

Tune in for an honest discussion about the world of real estate from an insiders view. The latest news, events and policies will be discussed but always with an eye toward what that means to buyers, sellers, investors and property owners. There will also be plenty of discussion about how real estate agents can do things better, so all you agents out there that want to really serve the needs of your clients, tune in! You can also expect the subject of politics coming up from time to time.

 Why appraisals suck - and how to make them suck less - May 25,2012 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:15:00

Tune in for an honest discussion about the world of real estate from an insiders view. The latest news, events and policies will be discussed but always with an eye toward what that means to buyers, sellers, investors and property owners. There will also be plenty of discussion about how real estate agents can do things better, so all you agents out there that want to really serve the needs of your clients, tune in! You can also expect the subject of politics coming up from time to time.

 The right way to kick start your homes marketing - May 18,2012 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:06:00

In this weeks show we are going to talk about the critical rolling out of the marketing of your home for sale. That first day and the weeks that follow are too often under exploited by agents and sellers need to know what they should be expecting. I will use one of my listings as an example.

 Is renting better for the overall market? - May 11,2012 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:20:00

An interesting article over at the Wall Street Journal got me thinking this week. Is renting actually better - for all of us - in todays economy? We will take some time to discuss this and look at all the other real estate news that has come up over the last week.

 FHA facilitating the next foreclosure boom? - May 04,2012 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:34:00

We have a few things to discuss this week, but an interesting item is FHA loans and how they are possibly creating the next wave of foreclosures. As is often the case, we were ahead of the curve on this one. We discussed this issue a couple of years back - but it now looks like some others are realizing the same thing. On a whime we have also started a new segment for the show. I am calling it "The Listings of Shame" for now - till I can come up with a better title! We take a real world look - live - at the worst listings of the last few days and discuss why they suck. Tune in for all the latest real estate news and call in live to participate.

 Short Sales - It has all changed! - Apr 27,2012 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:31:00

In the last month I have seen some changes to short sales. In the last few days, I have seen even more first hand changes in them. This is HUGE to the market and is likely to become more common and a major topic that buyers, sellers and investors need to be aware of. Don't miss this show! We also look at some critical analysis of the FED and compare Bernanke predictions with what actually happened. It will not leave you feeling confident that he can predict the future.

 Real Estate Realities - Apr 20,2012 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:29:00

Tune in for an honest discussion about the world of real estate from an insiders view. The latest news, events and policies will be discussed but always with an eye toward what that means to buyers, sellers, investors and property owners. There will also be plenty of discussion about how real estate agents can do things better, so all you agents out there that want to really serve the needs of your clients, tune in! You can also expect the subject of politics coming up from time to time.

 Foreclosures - is faster better? - Apr 13,2012 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:25:00

Tune in for an honest discussion about the world of real estate from an insiders view. The latest news, events and policies will be discussed but always with an eye toward what that means to buyers, sellers, investors and property owners. There will also be plenty of discussion about how real estate agents can do things better, so all you agents out there that want to really serve the needs of your clients, tune in! You can also expect the subject of politics coming up from time to time.

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