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Robert 'The Rebelbroker' Whitelaw is a real estate broker and Realtor® in Morgan Hill, California. Having started in real estate in 1988, he has seen more than his share of what is right and wrong with the real estate business. First and foremost is helping buyers, sellers, investors, and real estate entrepreneurs get the best info the can on real estate.This show is an opportunity to discuss some of the best ways to achieve your real estate goals and build wealth - from an insiders perspective. Over the years, Robert has been lucky enough to work with successful people from all walks of life and industries. Get a chance to hear what he has learned from these folks over the years that will help YOU achieve success! Of course, you can also count on honest talk about what is wrong with the real estate business and how to handle it. Whether you are interested in buying, selling, investing or just getting an inside look at todays top real estate stories, this is the show for you! So tune in for helpful information no matter how you are working to achieve your real estate goals or financial freedom!

Robert 'The Rebelbroker' Whitelaw is a real estate broker and Realtor® in Morgan Hill, California. Having started in real estate in 1988, he has seen more than his share of what is right and wrong with the real estate business. First and foremost is helping buyers, sellers, investors, and real estate entrepreneurs get the best info the can on real estate.This show is an opportunity to discuss some of the best ways to achieve your real estate goals and build wealth - from an insiders perspective. Over the years, Robert has been lucky enough to work with successful people from all walks of life and industries. Get a chance to hear what he has learned from these folks over the years that will help YOU achieve success! Of course, you can also count on honest talk about what is wrong with the real estate business and how to handle it. Whether you are interested in buying, selling, investing or just getting an inside look at todays top real estate stories, this is the show for you! So tune in for helpful information no matter how you are working to achieve your real estate goals or financial freedom!

Location:

Morgan Hill, CA

Description:

Robert 'The Rebelbroker' Whitelaw is a real estate broker and Realtor® in Morgan Hill, California. Having started in real estate in 1988, he has seen more than his share of what is right and wrong with the real estate business. First and foremost is helping buyers, sellers, investors, and real estate entrepreneurs get the best info the can on real estate.This show is an opportunity to discuss some of the best ways to achieve your real estate goals and build wealth - from an insiders perspective. Over the years, Robert has been lucky enough to work with successful people from all walks of life and industries. Get a chance to hear what he has learned from these folks over the years that will help YOU achieve success! Of course, you can also count on honest talk about what is wrong with the real estate business and how to handle it. Whether you are interested in buying, selling, investing or just getting an inside look at todays top real estate stories, this is the show for you! So tune in for helpful information no matter how you are working to achieve your real estate goals or financial freedom!

Twitter:

@rebelbroker

Language:

English


Episodes

Eviction Ban Overturned

8/31/2021
On todays show we will take some time to discuss the eviction ban and why the CDC does not and should not have authority to declare an eviction ban. The core points as I see them come down to property rights and our right to freely contract between one another for goods and services.

Duration:00:23:28

Real Estate Offer Love Letters BANNED!

7/16/2021
Oregon Has Passed A Law Against Offer Love Letters What Are Real Estate "Love Letters"? You read that correctly. The state of Oregon has made what are commonly called "Love Letters" illegal - well, mostly anyway. These are letters that agents create with their buyers to reach out to sellers on a personal level. The goal is to connect with sellers, outside the sterile language used in contracts, disclosures and addendums. It is an opportunity for buyers and their agents to try and leverage...

Duration:00:29:41

2021 Guide To Finding The Right Real Estate Agent

5/25/2021
We have talked about how to work through finding the right real estate agent for you in past shows. Today we take a real life example of situations where an agent makes claims that seem focused on the results you are looking for. However, the devil is in the details and there are questions you should ask to help pin down whether or not an agent can actually deliver the goods. So in addition to the usual questions (which I have linked to in this show), these are some follow ups to ask when...

Duration:00:35:40

Surviving The 2021 Real Estate Market

3/29/2021
Todays show begins with a public service announcement! Make sure to take note so that you don't get caught without what you need! We will also discuss the reality on the ground in this insane real estate market. With my recent experience in #sanjose, #willowglen and #japantown, we can discuss what is really happening and also take some time to identify ways to spot better deals where you will not have to offer $400k over asking price! On tap will also be the latest overall home inventory...

Duration:00:36:54

Will 2021 Be The Year Of The Hydrogen Home?

2/18/2021
Hydrogen is kind of amazing. It can do a whole lot for us and generate no pollution - unless you consider water vapor to be pollution. There are efforts going on in the United States and in England to bring the hydrogen home into reality. Now this is a huge deal. There are tons of ways to create hydrogen, it is the most plentiful substance in the universe. You can extract it from things like garbage... just to name one. So lets spend a little time to talk hydrogen and how it could...

Duration:00:19:28

Some great cities to invest in real estate for 2021

2/2/2021
It is the time of year to check out recommendations for the most promising locations for real estate in 2021. Today, we will review 5 metro areas that one outlet is promoting as great places to invest and live. Plus, we will sprinkle a little rebelbroker insight into that topic and see what the payoff could be for buyers, sellers and investors. Article Mentioned In Todays Show

Duration:00:37:04

20% Of Landlords Not Getting Rent

1/28/2021
These latest numbers are nuts. There are more renters who are behind on rent than there were homeowners that got foreclosed on in the subprime fiasco. Since banks are not directly involved, that will change the nature of the crater that gets created - but there will be a crater. Articles Referenced In Todays Show: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/01/25/nearly-20percent-of-renters-in-america-are-behind-on-their-payments.html

Duration:00:27:24

5 Hottest Real Estate Markets For 2021?

1/26/2021
Zillow has released the results of a recent poll of economists and real estate experts regarding what they believe are the most likely real estate markets to perform well in 2021. We are going to chat about those markets and then discuss the other end of the spectrum - the 3 real estate markets that are expected to underperform the most - and if you have been paying attention, I don't think you will be surprised! Article Referenced In Todays...

Duration:00:21:38

Will 2021 Be The Year Of The Crash?

1/20/2021
Most are talking about a great real estate year ahead. Are they right? If you browse the news today, the general opinion seems to be that things are just ramping up for an amazing year for real estate growth and appreciation. Maybe they are right. However, being the person pointing out issues and potential pitfalls in the market is the same place I found myself in back before the real estate downturn in 2007. The media seems pretty convinced on what will happen with real estate in...

Duration:00:38:24

Is California A Lost Cause For Real Estate Investors?

12/19/2020
California has been a hot state to invest in real estate for decades. The reason is the sheer number of people that are drawn here by the natural beauty of California but also its robust employment opportunities. That landscape is changing. With the growing acceptance of working from home, workers - more than half of them - are looking for the exit. In todays show, we are going to look at a few of the realities that have shifted as companies like Oracle flee California and a majority of...

Duration:00:22:50

2020 California Propositions Vote Results - The Real Estate Effects

11/13/2020
It is time to take a look at the results for the 2020 California Propositions that were aimed either right at real estate, or would have had a big effect on the real estate market. Those included: Proposition 15 - Split Roll Property Taxes to increase commercial taxes Proposition 19 - Property Tax Transfer Breaks Proposition 21 - Rent Control There is good news for folks in the world of real estate, but there is a good reason to take a minute and think about these results. While all is...

Duration:00:14:40

Californias Proposition 15

10/2/2020
Even if you support the idea of Proposition 15, you need to at least accept that this is the absolute worst time to pass such a law. At a time when we need to foster growth of jobs and new business and make it easier for struggling business to recover from COVID quarantines - this is just about the worst thing you could consider doing to make the situation even worse. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— ➡️ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rebelbroker/ ➡️ Twitter:...

Duration:00:27:58

NAHB Confidence Numbers - Too Confident Or Not Confident Enough?

9/3/2020
In todays show, we are going to chat about the August numbers for the National Association of Homebuilders and their record setting levels of confidence. There is so much discussion about how the current real estate market is blowing the doors off, I think it is a good time to look at more of the data and get a better grip on what the reality might be. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Find Me On Social Media ➡️...

Duration:00:10:08

Todays Real Estate Headlines Are WRONG!

8/12/2020
Today, let's talk about what recent real estate data is telling us. What is most surprising is that what I am seeing does NOT follow with what is the conventional wisdom in the press. What we are being told is that prices are way up and that this trend is likely to continue. Well, in todays show we are going to look at some data that will leave you thinking todays big headlines just might not be on the mark. Don't miss my Facebook Live "Coffee And Real Estate" chat this Saturday, Aug...

Duration:00:20:01

Multiple Offers Are Back!

5/21/2020
We have talked a lot about how the key to the market right now is the inventory. Well, some recent numbers were released that show just how true that is. Today we will discuss some amazing stats about how many transactions - as recently as May 10 - have involved multiple offers on real estate for sale all across the country! In some of our metro areas, the majority of homes for sale ended up getting multiple offers! There are some things to keep an eye on that might just rear their head...

Duration:00:12:23

Housing Inventory Is About To Nose Dive!

5/14/2020
Will home prices jump? The best information we have right now indicates that a dramatic crash in home inventory is very likely as we move through 2020. There are only two places that homes for sale come from. First, is new construction. We are seeing a big drop off in new construction that even goes beyond what the worst expectations were leading into March. And remember, those are number for MARCH! April is likely to be even more depressing! But wait, that is only half of the...

Duration:00:26:18

Sellers - Avoid Pocket Listings At All Costs!

4/14/2020
I have never been a fan of pocket listings for a whole lot of reasons. In todays show, we will review the reasons why they are a bad idea for sellers. In addition, we will explore how they are also NOT a better option to help deal with our current quarantine situation. There are NO advantages to a pocket listing vs allowing your home to be listed on the MLS when it comes to maintaining very tight controls on who gets into your home. In fact, whatever benefits you are told doing a pocket...

Duration:00:20:48

Corona Virus and Real Estate

3/25/2020
What does the CDC say and how should we move forward We will start with a quick look at what we can learn from the CDC website. More information is better than less, so we will go over what I am seeing reported by the CDC and try to calibrate expectations to that. Next, we will talk about how buyers, sellers and investors in real estate might move forward. In one case, we will discuss a trend I am seeing that is CRITICAL for folks who must get their home sold to understand...

Duration:00:30:48

Big Companies Hold $60 Billion in Real Estate

3/16/2020
But those big companies are not really to blame for this reality ... the government is But is it their fault? That's right, giant Wall Street companies have huge holdings in real estate. However, while the media would like you to believe that this is some kind of sin on the part of these companies, the real sin is HOW they ended up owning so much residential real estate. Lets talk about how we got here and how it was clear from the beginning that this was likely to...

Duration:00:19:52

New 2020 Prediction! Rents & Home Prices Up!

2/25/2020
Secrets To Understanding This Expected Home Value Growth! Zillow is confident home prices will accelerate as we move into the 2020 home buying season! While the rate of growth of home prices has slowed, Zillows latest take on the market indicates that with low inventory and increasing demand, we are likely going to see the home buying market heat up substantially. We have seen other sources that show we should expect to see home prices getting more inflated by a low inventory in a variety...

Duration:00:42:24