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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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@rebelbroker

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Episodes

Zillow picks the top real estate markets for 2018

1/15/2018
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I don't think they got the top real estate markets for 2018 right - lets talk about it. When it comes to good data for investors, it is hard to argue with a big operation like Zillow coming out with the top real estate markets for 2018. Well, we do things a bit different around here and for my money, Zillow has not got it completely right. Well, at least not right for investors. Of course, this is not the first time I have had an issue with Zillows predictions. If I recall correctly, I had...

Duration: 00:35:33


What to expect from real estate in 2018 - from the VeroForecast!

1/12/2018
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Today we try to look into the future of the real estate market in 2018! The folks over at vero.com have offered up their expectations for how the real estate market will perform in 2018. So lets take a look and see what to expect in the coming year! 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 show". Follow the prompts and this will automatically enter you for a chance to...

Duration: 00:25:46


Latest debt and net worth numbers for the average family are not good

1/10/2018
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A change in the flood plain maps could impact your home! On todays show we are going to talk about some numbers that paint a picture of a public that is not doing well when compared to past decades in terms of net worth and debt ratios. This is particularly troubling when you consider all the various challenges to the stability of the economy that we are likely to face. You would want the public being better prepared financially for a potentially tough time. Overall, even if you do not buy...

Duration: 00:34:31


Is the luxury real estate market in trouble?

1/8/2018
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It is always important to identify where you see what could be pivots in the market. We talked about that relating to the New York and California real estate markets. However, now we are seeing some numbers that indicate a general softening in the luxury real estate market. Lets review those numbers and see what we might be able to learn from them. Plus, we will chat about some interesting revelations I am seeing in my own business that might just back up some statistics we talked about...

Duration: 00:27:51


Tons of people are moving to Idaho!

1/5/2018
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It feels good to be right! After talking about Idaho for over a year as a state with some great potential, it turns out that according to Atlas Van Lines, Idaho was the number one destination for movers! My visit to Boise sure to indicate that things were hoping. Most of downtown looked brand new and blossoming during my visit in December. We will also take some time to chat about the latest inventory numbers and do a quick review of what a few big institutions think is going to happen...

Duration: 00:29:14


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1/4/2018
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Duration: 00:32:34


Is California real estate ultimately doomed?

1/3/2018
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Welcome to it folks. Today we are going to consider an interesting theory. Is California digging its own grave when it comes to real estate? You can make a pretty reasonable argument that California could lose its dominant position as being a desirable place to live - at least in terms of the burdens put on its residents by the folks in charge up in Sacramento. We will also take a look at what the good folks over at US News and World Reports has to say about what we can expect from...

Duration: 00:48:53


Welcome to 2018

1/2/2018
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Well folks, we made it! 2017 is over and the time has come to figure out how we are going to get things done in 2018. I want to think all of you that reached out while the show was on hiatus. Today we will chat about some of my lessons learned in 2017 and a few of the things I hope to achieve in 2018.

Duration: 00:29:20


USD Conference On Real Estate In 2018

12/11/2017
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The University of San Diego Burnham-Moores Center makes predictions on real estate in 2018 Every year, a conference occurs at the University of San Diego where they make some predictions about the coming year. Well, they have made some predictions for real estate in 2018 and today, we are going to review them! Alternative Credit Scores - That Ignore Credit Measuring credit by not measuring it Just when we thought the crazy train could not pick up any more speed - Congress starts pushing...

Duration: 00:29:58


Casual Real Estate Agent Lies.... again

12/1/2017
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Today we count the real estate agent lies. real estate agent liesYou guys know I hate this stuff. The casual lies that folks in real estate are willing to tell just blow me away. Today, we are going to run through a letter I received today and how to spot the lies and how to handle them. I want all you real estate agents listening too! Consider this your "What not to do" lesson for the day. So tune in for real estate agent lies and what to do with them! The lies real estate agents tell...

Duration: 00:36:09


Being Thankful and Taking Risks!

11/28/2017
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It is that time of year to find what you are thankful for! [caption id="" align="alignright" width="259"] Be thankful for Pie... very thankful.[/caption] If you are already someone who embraces the idea of taking a calculated risk, you are ahead of the game. One of the most common topics listeners bring up with me is overcoming their hesitation with investment related risk. On todays show, lets talk about what to be thankful for - with an example from my own experience. Plus, I will offer...

Duration: 00:33:00


Is a pension fund bailout apocalypse coming?

11/14/2017
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As we predicted, a pension fund bailout is being suggested. [caption id="" align="alignright" width="175"] Multiply this by 4 Trillion to get an idea of how big a bailout it would be[/caption] We have been expecting this for a while and it is not good news. This kind of thing will hurt a whole lot more than just real estate, but you should be aware of it so you can take steps to be prepared for it. At pension fund bailout at the taxpayers expense would completely throw things into chaos -...

Duration: 00:35:39


Should Investors Get A Real Estate License?

11/10/2017
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If you do get that real estate license, how should you pick your broker? This one goes out to Danny M.! Danny has been a part of the audience since at least 2009 and recently suggested I share my thoughts on how to pick a real estate broker when you become an agent. So today, I answer that along with some thoughts you should consider if you are an investor who is tempted to get your real estate license. Why "Top 1%" titles should mean NOTHING to buyers and sellers. We often sort of move...

Duration: 00:38:14


When interest rates rise, will they skyrocket?

11/9/2017
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Historical data suggests that when interest rates rise, they may go nuts! Some interesting topics today. Interest rates will inevitably rise. When they do,will it be gradual or will they go completely nuts? We will review some interesting data that suggests bad news on that one. We will also review a story that points out that we were right about millennials all along- and they were wrong! Finally, as we suggested on this show - automation is coming on line much faster than the experts...

Duration: 00:25:54


Builder Confidence Down For 55+ Housing

11/8/2017
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The NAHB released their latest numbers and builders are not as confident about building homes for baby boomers! Last week we covered some interesting shifts in the housing choices that baby boomers have been making. Today, we see an interesting shift in builder confidence that might just make the 55+ demographic even more compelling for investors. 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...

Duration: 00:25:46


10 Signs A Community Is About To Be A Great Investment!

11/3/2017
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Forbes shares their list of the 10 things to look for when looking for a great investment community! Today we are going to review this 10 item list from Forbes and see what we think of it. There are some new thoughts in this list that we have not discussed before, so it should be a good enhancement to previous shows where we have touched on this topic. Any tools that help us make better choices in terms of where to find a great investment will just make a worthy addition to our investment...

Duration: 00:32:11


Interest rates are NOT why less mortages are happening

11/2/2017
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Why does the media insist on blaming interest rates when mortgage origination drops? Once again we see a dip in the number of mortgage originations but most media outlets want to blame that on higher interest rates. Today, we will review why that is total nonsense. We will also talk about another time honored number that is no longer valid today - and it has HUGE effects on the buying and selling cycle in the market. Also, we find that once again home prices are higher - but there is no...

Duration: 00:30:27


Baby Boomers and the rental market

10/31/2017
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Baby boomers are starting to do things differently - and it could redefine the rental market Happy Halloween everyone! No scary stories today. We are going to talk about a shift in the rental market that could be a HUGE opportunity for investors out there! Baby boomers are not acting as they have in past years - and this spells opportunity for folks who are aware of it! Unlike past years, baby boomers are deciding to rent rather than buy. What is most interesting is what they are renting...

Duration: 00:28:33


Luxury Real Estate Market Is Heating Up!

10/30/2017
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Is it time for home flippers to focus on the luxury real estate market? [caption id="attachment_9383" align="alignright" width="281"] This is the chart to find the sweet spot when it comes to selling for the highest price in the shortest time[/caption] Interesting numbers have come out that show an increased demand in the luxury real estate market. According to the latest numbers, there has been a drop in luxury home sales with an increase in prices. Inventory on million dollar plus homes...

Duration: 00:28:31


Chatting with Aaron Hendon!

10/20/2017
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Aaron Hendon is a top real estate professional and author from Seattle - sharing his insights! Aaron Hendons book is not quite out yet - but he was kind enough to share a pre-publication copy with me and it is definitely worth your time to take a look! His goal with this book is to give you the tools you need to work through the entire purchase process - from that first moment when you start thinking about purchasing or selling right through to close of escrow. In addition to being an...

Duration: 00:37:34

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