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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

Amazon FBA Side Hustle Update! Financing Your Real Estate!

4/12/2019
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Want to feed your real estate investment beast with an Amazon FBA side hustle? Check out my results! That's right folks! The last time we talked, I was kicking off kind of a "Proof Of Concept" - could you spend 1 hour a day, Monday - Friday and do "Online Arbitrage" to successfully earn $100 per hour that you invested? So far, I have taken both "Retail Arbitrage" and "Online Arbitrage" for a drive and today, I want to give you the low down! Not only will I give you insights into how...

Duration:00:40:23

Side Hustles - Can Selling On Amazon Get Your Real Estate Goals Going?

3/9/2019
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There are plenty of folks achieving great results by selling on Amazon. Maybe that is the way to fund your first real estate deal. Welcome to todays show folks. I want to try and address a question that I get all the time from all kinds of buyers. Where can I get the money to get started in real estate? One solution is the "Side Hustle". This is something you do in addition to your regular job that is designed to make you extra money. This can help buyers get that down payment or...

Duration:00:35:01

Vacation Rentals - The Nitty Gritty

3/2/2019
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Lets take a real world look at what it takes to landlord a Vacation Rental! We talked about some of the big picture differences between a long term rental and a vacation rental in yesterdays show. Today, lets get into the weeds a little and talk about the real day to day of being the landlord of a vacation rental. There is no "hands off" way to do this right, but the payoffs can be huge - and completely worth it! So spin up the show and lets dive right in! As I mentioned in the show,...

Duration:00:34:20

Vacation Rental vs. Long Term Rental

3/1/2019
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A vacation rental strategy could be the bridge you need to make the property a great long term rental! Even if you have never considered owning a vacation rental, you should be running the numbers to see if doing a vacation rental can help bridge your strategy toward converting a vacation rental into a long term rental. On todays show, we will take my real world experience of owning a vacation property and discuss the differences, challenges and rewards of considering a vacation rental...

Duration:00:25:18

Should you have sold your real estate in 2018?

2/11/2019
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Did home sellers miss the real estate boat in 2018? In todays show we are going to look at some national stats then take a peak at what I am seeing in my market. Some say that sellers missed their chance to get the best price in 2018. Is that true or is there still room for sellers to do well? 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...

Duration:00:37:59

Discount Real Estate Brokerages

2/1/2019
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Discount brokerages have been around forever. The internet has created a new flavor, and its not good for most buyers and sellers. Over the years that I have been doing this show, I have shared with you many things that I feel work against the best interests of buyers and sellers. Normally, when we have discussed these kinds of things, we were talking about isolated cases where maybe one of these bad things was in play. What we have today, is a monster created by the internet. This...

Duration:00:40:32

7 Hints Your Market Is Cooling Down!

1/18/2019
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Every buyer, seller, investor or aspiring real estate entrepreneur should know this! No matter what your goals in real estate might be, being able to spot a market that is cooling down is a key skill that can make you money! Today, we are going to review what Realtor Magazine says are the 7 indicators that your market is cooling. Of course, like with all things, we will slather on a heaping helping of RebelBroker Mojo© to make this information even more valuable! For those of you just...

Duration:00:55:59

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...

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 GROW...

Duration:00:35:09