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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

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

Home Builder Confidence Drops to 74%- Time To Panic?

2/24/2020
The Home Builder Survey Is One Of The Least Reliable Around! When it comes to new home construction, we need to learn that actions speak louder than words! This week we will be taking a look at one of the most reviewed surveys in the world of real estate. That is the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) confidence numbers. Every month, those who watch the real estate market seem to hang on the results of this survey. However, for those that have been listening to my show, they know...

Duration:00:31:30

California is coming for your natural gas

2/10/2020
Is legislating no more natural gas a good thing or a bad thing for Californians? The trend is becoming impossible to ignore. More and more communities are making it illegal to build new homes with natural gas. In fact, it sounds like the ultimate goal is to eliminate natural gas all together and ultimately require home owners to replace gas appliances with electric options. This seems like an odd move when California has still not solved its electric grid issues. In fact, in the ultimate...

Duration:00:23:18

Real Estate Markets With The Most And The Least Recovery

2/7/2020
What can we learn from examining the major metro areas that have had the most and the least recovery since the real estate downturn? On todays show we are going to review some interesting research from the good folks over at SmartAsset. There are some very familiar cities on both of these lists. This is not a list that is going to define whether you should or should not invest in these areas. However, if you learn about the rental markets, get some familiarity with these metros and apply...

Duration:00:37:06

California City Makes It Illegal To Do Criminal Background Checks!

1/29/2020
Landlords in Oakland, CA can no longer do criminal background checks. Here is why that is a stupid idea. Yeah, sorry, spoiler alert - a city government did something stupid - shocker. This one is a big deal tho. It reveals not only the Oakland city councils hypocrisy but also their general stupidity on how to actually solve a problem. We are going to talk about this one today and bring up some very unpleasant facts. For one thing, Oakland is basically asking landlords to flip a coin - you...

Duration:00:28:24

Best cities for real estate investing in 2020!

1/24/2020
According to the folks at TurboTenant, these cities will give you the highest ROI! There are always plenty of opinions when it comes to where you should invest in real estate. Today, we will take a look at the research done by the folks at TurboTenant to see what cities they suggest as the top places for investors, entrepreneurs and landlords to focus their attention! While we will be covering the top 10 cities for real estate investors on this list, the folks at TurboTenant actually run...

Duration:00:33:38

Real Estate in 2020 - Sales Up, Inventory Down! New Homes Coming!

1/21/2020
The numbers indicate that the home selling season in 2020 is likely to be nuts! The news is not so great for buyers but strong for sellers of single family homes in 2020. With inventory dropping while demand increases, we are looking at a lead in to 2020 where unless we see an uncharacteristic increase in the number of home owners that list their home for sale, the competition for the homes available for sale is going to be fierce! One piece of good news is that new home construction has...

Duration:00:30:48

Where will real estate prices go in 2020?

12/31/2019
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...

Duration:00:28:38

The Best Multifamily Real Estate Markets for 2020!

12/24/2019
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...

Duration:00:35:30

Homebuilder Confidence Reaches New Heights

12/18/2019
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...

Duration:00:31:04

Complicated houses make bad investments

12/16/2019
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...

Duration:00:36:02