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Welcome to The Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and the law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments. Join hosts Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill for entertaining and informative conversation about how and where the worlds of real estate and law intersect. The Real Estate Law Podcast is powered by NextHome Titletown Real Estate, Greater Boston's Progressive Real Estate Brokerage (www.NextHomeTitletownRealEstate.com) and Urban Village Legal, Massachusetts Real Estate Counsel serving savvy property owners, lenders, and investors (www.UrbanVillageLegal.com).Discover more at www.RealEstateLawPodcast.com.

Welcome to The Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and the law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments. Join hosts Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill for entertaining and informative conversation about how and where the worlds of real estate and law intersect. The Real Estate Law Podcast is powered by NextHome Titletown Real Estate, Greater Boston's Progressive Real Estate Brokerage (www.NextHomeTitletownRealEstate.com) and Urban Village Legal, Massachusetts Real Estate Counsel serving savvy property owners, lenders, and investors (www.UrbanVillageLegal.com).Discover more at www.RealEstateLawPodcast.com.

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Boston, MA

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Welcome to The Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and the law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments. Join hosts Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill for entertaining and informative conversation about how and where the worlds of real estate and law intersect. The Real Estate Law Podcast is powered by NextHome Titletown Real Estate, Greater Boston's Progressive Real Estate Brokerage (www.NextHomeTitletownRealEstate.com) and Urban Village Legal, Massachusetts Real Estate Counsel serving savvy property owners, lenders, and investors (www.UrbanVillageLegal.com).Discover more at www.RealEstateLawPodcast.com.

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@nexthomett

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English

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(617) 657-9811


Episodes

25 - Learning From A Loan Officer w/ Eric Seferian

10/6/2021
Meet Eric Seferian, a loan officer with the Bank of England (no...not that England. Bank of England Mortgage based in Little Rock, AR with branches nationwide). Eric is based in Boston, and he tells us how he pivoted from working as a leasing manager into the mortgage world. We discuss the many types of buyer personas that We discuss life as a loan officer, what it's like to work as an apartment leasing manager, and how psychology majors can success in real estate in overcoming objections...

Duration:00:29:31

24 - Breaking Up With Your Real Estate Co-Owner

10/6/2021
Some of the nastiest cases we have ever handled involved real estate co-owners going their separate ways. Married couples can get a divorce through the courts, but what happens when unmarried co-owners can’t agree? What happens when unmarried couples, siblings, or business partners can’t resolve their differences? Today, we are going to talk about how these breakups get resolved, how to avoid them, and how to prepare yourself to get a bigger slice of the pie. When do these non-marital...

Duration:00:29:09

23 - Should We Create An LLC For Our Real Estate Investments?

9/21/2021
This is a question that comes up a lot – even though it’s probably not the most important question. Your investment strategy is more impactful than a choice of a business entity. Nevertheless, an LLC can be a useful tool for some types of real estate investors and certain investments. What are the advantages of having an LLC for your investments? What are some disadvantages? What are some alternatives? Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and...

Duration:00:31:50

22 - Understanding Real Estate Market Metrics

9/10/2021
There is a ton of real estate market data out there! Spreadsheets and tables of numbers can be daunting, but if you're a number-cruncher, it also can be addicting to dig deeper into the specifics. The challenge involves distilling all this information into actionable intelligence. Whether you are a buyer, investor, agent, or homeowner, there is no shortage of data when it comes to local housing markets. With so much information available, it is often hard to know where to begin. To get...

Duration:00:29:48

21 - How to Evaluate a Vacation Rental Market, Part 2 of 2

9/1/2021
This is Part 2 of our 2-part series on how to evaluate a vacation rental market. Vacation rental properties have become a popular way for families to skip the cramped accommodations of a hotel and rent out larger spaces when they head to the beach, mountains, woods, or even into many city centers. Many people want the independence of a vacation rental but they don’t know how to evaluate the market and if it will work for them. When you are looking into purchasing a vacation rental...

Duration:00:31:18

20 - How to Evaluate a Vacation Rental Market, Part 1 of 2

8/23/2021
Vacation rental properties have become a popular way for families to skip the cramped accommodations of a hotel and rent out larger spaces when they head to the beach, mountains, woods, or even into many city centers. Many people want the independence of a vacation rental but they don’t know how to evaluate the market and if it will work for them. When you are looking into purchasing a vacation rental property and listing it on Airbnb and VRBO, it is important that you know how to evaluate...

Duration:00:33:08

19 - What To Do When Real Estate Inventory Is Scarce

8/4/2021
The Problem: Inventory is exceptionally scarce right now. That means that there are way more interested buyers than there are homes available. Open houses have long lines, and most decent places are going under contract way too fast. Buyers don’t have a chance to think, they’re outbid, and they keep losing out on homes for sale. What can they do: Instagram Facebook LinkedIn https://search.nexthometitletown.com/​​ website on LinkedIn Support the show...

Duration:00:25:57

18 - Questions Homebuyers Should Be Asking

7/28/2021
The listing sheet doesn’t fully explain the seller’s motivation, hidden property issues, or the competition your offer will face. There are many more questions that you should ask when considering a home. Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast! Notes from this Episode: Why do the owners want to sell? Why we like this question: The answer reveals the owner’s...

Duration:00:24:44

17 - Common Myths About Real Estate Laws

7/20/2021
No, you won't get a cramp if you go swimming after eating. And if you swallow gum, it will not remain in your body for seven years. And the world is not flat. It just isn't. Stop it, flat earthers.... Real estate has a ton of myths that many believe to be true. Everything from necessary disclosures to what actually constitutes a bedroom. So what are some common real estate myths? We review 5 excellent ones in this episodes, and the truths or falsehoods behind them might surprise...

Duration:00:26:21

16 - Submitting an Offer in a Seller's Market - Words from a Listing Agent

7/12/2021
Seller's Markets can make for challenging situations if you're looking for a home or an investment property - tons of competition, multiple offers, lots of power in the hands of the other party. How can you make your offer stand out? Or, at least, how can you be sure to submit an offer that includes everything that the selling party requests? Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts, and learn all about how you...

Duration:00:31:55

15 - Solar Panels - Legal Issues With Real Estate Transactions and Your Home

6/17/2021
Solar panels can be a way to lessen your energy footprint and to save on electricity costs. However, the installation of solar panels can complicate your ability to sell and refinance your home. There are some legal issues in regards to panels and real estate transactions that you will need to be aware. Here we explain some legal considerations for solar panel owners and why individuals with solar panel installations on their homes are often faced with dilemmas when it comes time to sell...

Duration:00:31:28

14 - Airbnb, Vacation Rental, and Short-Term Rental Tax Tips

6/10/2021
Airbnb, vacation rentals, and other short-term rentals are new ways of making money that investors are discovering as side hustles or legitimate full-time businesses. When you run an Airbnb, vacation rental or short-term rental business there are a number of tax implications that you may not find in your standard 1040 tax forms. These relate to home mortgage interest deductions, depreciation deductions, timing of income recognition and more. If you happen to be running, or are considering...

Duration:00:25:59

13 - Real Estate Scams and How You Can Avoid Them

6/3/2021
Real Estate Scams have been around for decades. But now, we are entering a brand new era in the world of real estate, where people have more access to information than ever before. The upshot is that we know more, are better informed, and are also more skeptical. Unfortunately, this has led to a rise in scammers in our industry. Real estate scams are nothing new; but what is new is that the internet has provided scammers with far greater access to potential victims, as well as lending them...

Duration:00:27:21

12 - Condo Conversions Explained - Everything You Need To Know, Part 2 of 2

4/30/2021
This is part two of our two-part conversation about condo conversions. If you haven't listened to part one yet (Episode 11), go back and check that out first! You'll learn a few of the basics there - What is a condo conversion? Why would you undertake a condo conversion? How do you plan for condoizing a building? Here, we dig into some additional details, such as: Learn all of this and more! Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in...

Duration:00:27:13

11 - Condo Conversions Explained - Everything You Need To Know, Part 1 of 2

4/29/2021
What exactly is a condo conversion, you ask? You have come to the right spot! We have a two-part conversation about condo conversions. Learn all of this and more! Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast! Support the show (https://www.urbanvillagelegal.com)

Duration:00:21:18

10 - Proven Pricing Strategy for Selling Real Estate

4/26/2021
In this episode, we're continuing our conversation about pricing strategy and how to price your home for the optimal sale price. If you're selling your home, you're going to want to nail the listing price when you first hit the market. The goal is to price it correctly - not too high that you'll need to make future price reductions, but not too low that you'll wonder if you made a mistake. Even in an overheated real estate market - where properties receive multiple offers before the Open...

Duration:00:19:39

9 - How to Set a Listing Price for Your Home

4/22/2021
In this episode, we're talking about how to price your home for the optimal sale price. Even in a hot real estate market - where properties receive multiple offers before the Open House - pricing strategy is key. Price too high? You'll come across as greedy and some buyers might not even see your listing based on their search criteria. Price too low? You will wonder how much money you left on the table and your clients might wonder why they even needed an agent in the first place! But...

Duration:00:23:39

8 - Open House Safety for Real Estate Agents, Buyers, and Property Owners

5/28/2019
In this episode, we're talking about how to keep everything and everyone safe during an Open House. How often do you open your front door to strangers, let them wander around your home, and check everything out (sometimes without supervision)? Not often, we would hope! When you're buying or selling property, though, the rules are a bit different. While sight-unseen offers are common for investors, the vast majority of residential real estate transactions involve in-person tours, and...

Duration:00:19:04

7 - The Many Ways a Home Inspection Can Kill a Deal

5/14/2019
In this episode, we're talking about home inspections! We are dissecting the home inspection process - how do you use the information that you learn and when should you panic? Is a Home Inspection a required part of the process? Negotiating for repairs and credits. When a Home Inspection will kill a deal. Who are the key players involved with a Home Inspection? It’s not always about the problems - sometimes a home inspection can be good homeowner training. Learn all of this and...

Duration:00:21:10

6 - How To Be An Amazing Part-Time Real Estate Agent

5/7/2019
In this episode, we're discussing the qualities that make the most effective part-time real estate agents. If you're considering a side hustle in real estate, this is a quick 20-minute listen that will position you with the greatest chances of succeeding! People from which professions and phases of life make the best part-time agents? What are a broker's most valid concerns about commitment and client service? How does training and mentoring factor into your recipe for success? How do...

Duration:00:19:29