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Is The Housing Shortage Ending?

Real Estate Realities With Robert "The RebelBroker" Whitelaw

Release Date: 07/16/2018

Where will real estate prices go in 2020? show art Where will real estate prices go in 2020?

Real Estate Realities With Robert "The RebelBroker" Whitelaw

Welcome to 2020 as we discuss where single family residential real estate prices might just go! Today we will chat about what the folks over at Calculated Risk expect to happen in 2020! Expectations for prices on single family residential homes across the country is that we will see nothing shocking. No great gains in the increase in prices but no general loss in value. We will also take a look back at some interesting information on what has happened with rental prices over the last few years. For any aspiring landlord, investor or real estate entrepreneur, we will be reviewing some...

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The Best Multifamily Real Estate Markets for 2020! show art The Best Multifamily Real Estate Markets for 2020!

Real Estate Realities With Robert "The RebelBroker" Whitelaw

Where to focus your real estate entrepreneurial effort in multi family homes in 2020! Today we are going to review some of the areas of the country being talked about the most when it comes to multifamily investing. Usually, the math ends up being much more lucrative for real estate investing when it comes to multifamily. However, there are different skill sets that come into play and some skill sets that you must focus on in order for these deals to work out best for you. Today, we will talk about areas that just might be interesting for buyers, sellers, investors and entrepreneurs interested...

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Real Estate Realities With Robert "The RebelBroker" Whitelaw

What effect might homebuilder confidence have on the real estate market? For all buyers, sellers investors and real estate entrepreneurs, gaining insight to what might be over the horizon in real estate can make you thousands of dollars. The latest news in the world of real estate and new home construction is that home builder confidence has reached the highest levels since 1999! Today, we will talk about that and reflect on what that meant to the market then. What followed and what might we see as a result. We will also take a look at what Realtors across the country expect to happen in their...

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Complicated houses make bad investments show art Complicated houses make bad investments

Real Estate Realities With Robert "The RebelBroker" Whitelaw

Homes with "special needs" that cannot be made simple can be poor investments. Welcome to another edition of Real Estate Realities with The RebelBroker! It is time to lay some ground truth on you! Over the last few weeks, I have had to deal with some things that would be a nightmare for any homeowner - and even more so for a landlord! We will talk about that and how some homes, for whatever reason, are just not a good choice for long term renting. Of course, if you overcome that shortcoming with a change, that could actually be a way to get the property for a better price - but some things...

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Some Ranting About Stupid Real Estate Agents show art Some Ranting About Stupid Real Estate Agents

Real Estate Realities With Robert "The RebelBroker" Whitelaw

Well, maybe not JUST ranting, but I really needed it. It was one of those days where I wanted to get into starting our discussion about how to move forward with a good review of the year and setting goals for the coming year. What can I say, I digressed. I have been really poking around for multi unit properties lately and I was stunned by the incompetence I found. So we will chat about that and other things! I will also include a clarification regarding my last podcast. During that show, we ran through the numbers on a sample property and I used the wrong number for my calculations. I will...

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Is foreclosure armageddon upon us? show art Is foreclosure armageddon upon us?

Real Estate Realities With Robert "The RebelBroker" Whitelaw

Some headlines have hit the foreclosure panic button. Let the RebelBroker sooth your nerves. You just gotta love some of the headlines that get written in todays media! From the good folks over at Realtor Magazine online, we get a headline sharing the startling fact that foreclosures are up by huge margins in some metros and across the country! Is it time to panic? Sell your home and move into a cave? Stockpile dental floss and those weird little weiners they put in pop top cans? Probably not. Today, we will chat about that article and how to spot info that should have you thinking a little...

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If a recession hits in 2020, what will happen to real estate? show art If a recession hits in 2020, what will happen to real estate?

Real Estate Realities With Robert "The RebelBroker" Whitelaw

What would a recession mean for real estate buyers, sellers and investors? It is that time of year. For the next couple of months, it is going to be all about guessing on what 2020 will bring! Today, we will be taking a look at an article from the good folks over at Redfin. You can find the article here. We will see what they have to say, then think our way through their points to see if we agree. So check out todays show! I would love to get feedback from all of you! Do you agree with Redfin? What do you think is going to happen in your local market!   HELP THE SHOW GROW by filling...

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The top vacation real estate areas for investing! show art The top vacation real estate areas for investing!

Real Estate Realities With Robert "The RebelBroker" Whitelaw

Let's look at some of the hottest vacation rental areas and cover some real world examples! In todays show we will review some interesting info that has been shared about the best vacation rental counties in the country. Vacation rentals can be very lucrative, if you do your homework. We will talk about some of the areas, get a little ground truth and also talk a bit about some of my first hand experience as an owner of a vacation rental property!   HELP THE SHOW GROW by filling out the audience demographic survey by clicking the button at the top of the page titled "Take the...

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Could these high tech havens be the next real estate boom markets? show art Could these high tech havens be the next real estate boom markets?

Real Estate Realities With Robert "The RebelBroker" Whitelaw

Can increased real estate demand in growing tech towns make you rich? In todays show we will take a look at some growing communities that could be huge tech boom towns in the coming years. When you can spot these trends early, you can not only make that oh so sweet monthly positive cashflow, but also enjoy enhanced appreciation on your property! In todays show we will not only talk about the idea behind this kind of strategy, but some places across the country where the numbers are looking very good for the aspiring or experienced investor! But don't worry, we will also cover those areas with...

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Rent Control In California With AB 1482- What do we do now? show art Rent Control In California With AB 1482- What do we do now?

Real Estate Realities With Robert "The RebelBroker" Whitelaw

AB 1482 - Don't panic! There are some exemptions! A big item in the news recently has been the passing of AB 1482 in California. This introduces statewide rent control measures. The good news is that there are some paths investors can take to avoid these, but it will clearly have a chilling effect on the exact kind of housing that the bill is supposed to encourage. We will chat about the bill and the why it just might mean landlords will want to shift their focus on the types of properties that they want to

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Some of the latest data shows that the housing shortage might just be winding down!

housing shortageWhile this may not be true in every metro market, it actually is looking like we are seeing some major metro areas moving in the direction of ending the housing shortage! Lets look at the data and see what makes sense. We will also get into the details of exactly is indicating that some areas are clearly seeing a big change in their inventory numbers that tend to indicate that in those areas, inventory problems might just be over!