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005: Sustainable Housing: The Green Movement

In today’s episode, James and Monica talk about the Green Movement in Sustainable Housing. They will discuss the ways we are seeing a growing interest in energy efficiency in homes in general, as well as the more specific ways people want to improve their way of life with varied energy methods. As Realtors®, it is important to represent these features as the benefits that they are, and maximize the financial benefits that come with them. James will share his tips and tricks on...

Duration: 00:54:50

004: Short Term Rentals

In the previous episode, Monica and her guest discussed short-term rentals as one of the main forms of income growth in real estate. In today’s episode, Brian Blaesser joins Monica to talk about different aspects of short term rentals. Short term rentals have become a mainstay of the tourism industry in many resort towns, and with the rise of Airbnb and VRBO.com, there has been a rise of short term rentals in all parts of the country, in all kinds of neighborhood settings. Many people are...

Duration: 00:46:17

003: Real Estate Investing

In today’s episode, our guest, Ron Phipps, joins Monica to talk about how to get involved in real estate investing, and to discuss the benefits and the best ways to get started. Real estate investing is a great way to build wealth and to prepare for long-term cash flow for the future. This is a great opportunity for real estate agents, investors, and the general public. In addition to the benefits, Monica and Ron talk about some of the downsides to real estate investing, and the risk...

Duration: 00:51:55

002: Military Real Estate Tips

In this episode of the Center for REALTOR® Development, guests Bryan Bergjans and Juanita Charles join our host Monica to discuss several aspects of serving as a real estate agent for military personnel. This episode will cover VA loans and how they can be used, as well as what you can do as a Realtor® to best serve your military customers. As a real estate agent working with military relocation, you never know what kind of variables you might dealing with, and our guests today talk about...

Duration: 01:19:13

001: Pricing Strategies in the Market

This first episode of the Center for REALTOR® Development podcast focuses on pricing strategies. Our guests provide some different perspectives on pricing strategies in today’s real estate market for both buyers and sellers. Melanie McLane and Rob Mehta share their expertise on both basic and more advanced areas to consider when pricing homes. In addition, they talk about how Realtors® can work best with appraisers, AVMs, and how to use Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®) tools. In a...

Duration: 01:14:56