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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. 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! 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 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. 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! 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 financial freedom!
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Morgan Hill, CA

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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. 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! 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 financial freedom!

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Episodes

What does a "Normal" real estate market look like?

10/7/2018
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Lets talk about an article that points out some numbers that show the real estate market is better than we thought. In todays show, we take a look at some interesting numbers that put into perspective what we should consider "normal" for the real estate market.

Duration:00:26:38

Invest In Reno Real Estate? Maybe You Should!

9/20/2018
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Some interesting things are going on with the Reno real estate market. Today we are going to look at some numbers and get into details about why it looks like the southern Reno real estate area could be a great place to invest. Even better, Reno is only about a 5 hour drive from Silicon Valley, so for all you investors in that part of California, this could be a great place to start investing and still act as the property manager for your property. Todays Links: HELP THE SHOW GROW by...

Duration:00:48:47

Real Estate Continues To Soften

9/14/2018
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Real estate looks like it is continuing to see supply and demand converge We are pulling data from a few sources for todays show. While we have chatted about the apartment market, today we can talk a little about the areas of softness we are seeing in the single family residential real estate market. The data is interesting and will hopefully help you make the best possible decision when it comes to making your money work its hardest for you in the world of real estate. Todays...

Duration:00:36:02

The Apartment Rental Market Looks Like It Is Turning

9/12/2018
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The apartment rental market is facing challenges in some surprising markets! [caption id="attachment_11481" align="alignright" width="243"] Free-Photos / Pixabay[/caption] Metro areas that the media has been celebrating for their growth and unstoppable markets appear to be stalling. In terms of apartment rental markets, we are seeing softening in some amazing places! In todays show, we are going to take a closer look and try to figure out what we can learn from this amazing shifts in some...

Duration:00:31:07

WalletHub Says These Are The Best Places To Flip Houses In 2018!

9/10/2018
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Lets look at the WalletHub list of the best places to flip houses - and more! [caption id="attachment_11473" align="alignright" width="248"] ArtisticOperations / Pixabay[/caption] While this list of best places to flip houses will tell us exactly that - where to flip houses - it will also give us insights into where long term investors and regular home buyers would be smart to focus their attention! As seems to always be the case, it is also interesting to see who the worst performers were...

Duration:00:37:29

The BIGGEST trick real estate agents use to get you to say "YES"!

9/7/2018
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What is the biggest trick real estate agents use when working with clients? We will discuss that today! For those of you that have been listening to my show for a while, you know that I take a slightly different approach. In terms of what I consider to be the "Right" way to do things, the current dominant attitude in real estate just does not make the cut. Today, we are going to reveal the greatest weapon that real estate agents will bring out to get you to make an emotional rather than a...

Duration:00:41:42

Sub Prime lending is back... as Non Prime loans

9/3/2018
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That's right, Non Prime loans might be a new name, but it is the same old problem Both private and government backed lenders have been at it for a while. We have explored all the various ways bad lending has been creeping back into the financial world. Sadly, it has been this way for several years now. But now, we have reached a more critical mass where the practice appears to be getting a more common usage. This is not good. We are simply priming the lending pump for another downturn and...

Duration:00:37:11

Foreclosures, are they back?

8/24/2018
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The places with the biggest increases in foreclosures will blow your mind! Are we seeing a resurgence of foreclosures? The data shows that in about 44% of metro areas, we are. We have talked a lot about pivot points in markets and where to find them. Well, I would absolutely call an increase in foreclosures a pivot point! In fact, right here on this show we speculated years ago that the bad lending practices we began to embrace about 6 years ago would come back to bite us in exactly this...

Duration:00:37:30

Interview with Andrei Polgar!

8/6/2018
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The bigger picture of economics directly effects real estate - so lets talk to Andrei Polgar, Economist and host of One Minute Economics on YouTube! Todays interview should be interesting! We are going to chat with Andrei Polgar. That name may not ring a bell relating to the world of real estate, but if you are familiar with the YouTube channel One Minute Economics, then you know todays guest has a talent for making complicated economic ideas easy to understand. I have been a subscriber...

Duration:00:40:16

Is home inventory about to over take demand?

7/27/2018
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Some interesting signs point to home inventory surpassing demand - and it might happen soon! Don't miss todays show where we will talk about some interesting headlines and try to get to the real truth behind them. We are seeing shifts in the market that could completely change the supply and demand dynamic that has propped up the markets crazy prices for a long time. When the home inventory finally does overtake demand, what happens then? HELP THE SHOW GROW by filling out the audience...

Duration:00:31:00

Real Estate and Baby Boomers

7/20/2018
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Baby Boomers are becoming a huge force in rentals Lots of time gets spent trying to figure out what Millennials are going to do, but the Baby Boomer generation is a little bit easier to figure out. More importantly, 10s of thousands of them are entering the rental market - every day! This is a trend that will continue for at least the next decade and by offering Baby Boomer friendly amenities in your rental properties, you can be ready for this increased level of demand! HELP THE SHOW...

Duration:00:35:09

Are these the most undervalued cities in America?

7/19/2018
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The good folks over at smartasset.com say that these are the most undervalued cities. We will take a closer look and see if that also means these are good places to consider for an investment. We will check out their methodology and see if the way they decided on this ranking actually results in things that make properties valuable to investors. We want to know, do undervalued cities equal valuable investments? Maybe your hometown is somewhere on this list! Todays Links Most Undervalued...

Duration:00:33:11

More Housing Inventory Info!

7/17/2018
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Some new housing inventory numbers in from Sacramento! We have seen a big turn around in the housing inventory numbers in Sacramento. No big change in the days on market numbers or anything that would show us that the market has truly turned, but it is an interesting change for that market. I also want to take a quick glance at the international market in the UK since in the last downturn, we did see some parallel events - and what is happening there might just be a reason for us to...

Duration:00:20:11

Is The Housing Shortage Ending?

7/16/2018
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Some of the latest data shows that the housing shortage might just be winding down! While 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...

Duration:00:29:47

Interview with Chris Prefontaine!

7/6/2018
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Chris Prefontaine will share his experiences and insights into the world of real estate! Chris Prefontaine is a bestselling author and real estate investor with over 26 years of experience in the field, including 18 years as a builder, realtor, broker/owner and investor. Chris founded Smart Real Estate Coach in 2014. The company coaches investors on how to scale & automate their business throughout the US and Canada- all without using their cash or credit. You can find Chris here: HELP...

Duration:00:39:37

Yield Curves And The Real Estate Market

6/27/2018
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What could warn us about the next real estate downturn? The Yield Curve. You know what has preceded all the economic downturns in the United States since 1955? An inversion of the yield curve. You read that right - in every case where this happened, an economic downturn followed - and real estate is always effected. In only one case did that economic downturn not get officially designated as a 'recession' - but it was a downturn none the less. The more scary part is that it looks like it is...

Duration:00:37:59

California really hates you

6/20/2018
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Californians are hating California right back You heard me right, California really hates you. They really, REALLY hate you if you happen to be a Californian. It seems as if every few weeks we get word of yet another policy decision that looks to screw over residents of California. Not because we deserve it or did something terrible, but because the idiots in Sacramento failed in their most basic responsibilities and want to force us to pay for it. Today we are going to talk about policies...

Duration:00:32:49

The problem with real estate is inventory, not rates

5/30/2018
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The media keeps telling us that the problem in real estate is rates. They are wrong. This may not always be true, but right now, the only problem we have in real estate is inventory - plain and simple. So today, we are going to look at hard data. This data shows that whatever rates are right now, they are not stopping anyone from jumping in to pay ridiculous prices for real estate. Here are the graphs I promised in the show: HELP THE SHOW GROW by filling out the audience demographic...

Duration:00:37:28

California Mandates Solar Panels On All New Homes - Worst. Idea. Ever.

5/14/2018
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That's right, starting in 2020, California will mandate solar panels be added to all new homes. Given the current state of the real estate market in California and where things are projected to go - this could qualify as the dumbest thing to ever be decided by those in charge. HELP THE SHOW GROW by filling out the audience demographic survey by clicking the button at the top of the page titled "Take the survey to support the show". Follow the prompts and this will automatically enter you...

Duration:00:37:43

Top 10 Cities For Real Estate Investment In 2018 From Realty Biz

5/9/2018
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Realty Biz shares what cities they think will be the top real estate investment in 2018 I do love the lists that help us focus our attention on areas that give us the best returns as real estate investors. Today, we will review that list then spend some time focusing on one of those cities and see if we cannot find a deal! Todays Links: HELP THE SHOW GROW by filling out the audience demographic survey by clicking the button at the top of the page titled "Take the survey to support the...

Duration:00:33:11