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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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English


Episodes

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


BRRRR and BARRRR from biggerpockets.com!

10/19/2017
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Lets talk about biggerpockets BRRRR & BARRRR strategies! [caption id="" align="alignright" width="267"] No, not that kind of Brrrr[/caption] I love biggerpockets.com, I joined just under a year ago and they offer a great pathway toward achieving your goals in real estate. It is a program that really only relies on you to get where you want to be. If you follow their advice, you are going to achieve some level of success. For a long time I have been a fan of their BRRRR strategy but...

Duration: 00:31:20


Ten-X's 2017 List of Hottest Real Estate Markets for SFRs!

10/18/2017
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A great forward looking list of the Hottest Real Estate Markets for SFRs in 2017! The good folks over at Ten-X have compiled a ranked list of 50 cities that should give the best returns on investments in Single Family Residential properties. So this is about revealing what WILL BE the hottest real estate markets - not the markets you have already missed! So if you are looking for the best bets in terms of where to invest your real estate dollars - and single family residential homes are...

Duration: 00:37:04


Interview with Damion Lupo, author of Re-Invented Life!

10/13/2017
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Damion Lupo talks about the biggest obstacle to your real estate success - you! Hold on a second. I don't mean that you are a problem. What I mean is that the thing that keeps the vast majority of people I encounter for achieving real estate success is that they simply never start. There are always plenty of excuses. They will even seem completely rational, well considered and reasonable. Trust me, I know a little bit about this. There is not a single person in the world who is trying to...

Duration: 00:50:01


Smarter to rent in San Francisco and buy in Detroit?

10/12/2017
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Some of the hottest markets should be AVOIDED if you are looking for the best bank for the buck! We have talked about this tons in the past. The numbers prove it, you are better off buying in less known markets than the big sexy ones that fill all the headlines! When it comes to making your money work for you the hardest, you should stay away from places like San Francisco and San Jose. Todays show will also be a bit of an update on my personal real estate efforts and a discussion on...

Duration: 00:34:07


Interview with Kevin Bupp - Mobile Home Park Investor!

10/6/2017
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Kevin Bupp makes a good case for making a mobile home park part of your multi-unit investment strategy - from ! In previous shows, we have talked about mobile homes from the standpoint of a buyer. Mobile homes can be VERY risky if you do not make sure you are buying them right and that the land beneath them cannot be sold out from under you. However, today we look at the world of mobile homes from a very different perspective - as an investment where you are not buying a mobile home but...

Duration: 00:46:30


Buyers take on riskier loans!

10/5/2017
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Now we have buyers taking on riskier loans - if values drop - this will make things worse. Buyers are having to pay more and more for homes as a result of the low inventory. To do so, they are having to resort to more risky loans - and they are doing it in record numbers. We will also take a look at pending home sales numbers and how much home prices have increased with Augusts latest numbers. Links: HELP THE SHOW GROW by filling out the audience demographic survey by clicking the button...

Duration: 00:25:46


Interview With Linda Liberatore From My Landlord Helper!

9/29/2017
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An option from Linda Liberatore for those that don't want to pay a property manager but do want someone else to deal with their rental properties! We have spent a decent amount of time about the different ways you can manage your properties. Many first time investors are most intimidated by the idea of dealing with renters. Todays guest, Linda Liberatore, has an option for you that comes somewhere between doing it all yourself and paying a property management firm a percentage of your...

Duration: 00:31:43


Single Family Investment Boomtowns For 2018!

9/28/2017
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Looking at the top metros to make your single family investment sing! The good folks at HomeUnion have released their latest rankings list that is designed to tell us the metros that will perform the best over the next year! So not what have done the best over the last year, but trying to predict the future big players! We will run down the top 10 and chat a bit about metros that did not make the cut that just might surprise some folks. This is specific to single family investment, but...

Duration: 00:40:00


Apartment Vacancy Rate Increases

9/27/2017
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What does the increase in the apartment vacancy rate mean to you? [caption id="attachment_9333" align="alignright" width="300"] 3Q 2017[/caption] Today we are going to cover some interesting new data on apartment vacancy rates. With this most recent increase, we are seeing the logical end result of the dominant multifamily construction that we have been seeing for the last couple of years. Since apartments also tend to be the least desirable housing option, it introduces some interesting...

Duration: 00:27:24


The Fed Will Reverse Quantitative Easing

9/26/2017
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The Fed has issued TRILLIONS of dollars in bonds - now it is backing off To keep rates low and to get more money flowing out in the banking world, the Fed printed money and issued bonds. They bought the bonds. Yeah, it sounds confusing, but that is how they get the money out there to the banks. Now, they are planning a very slow reduction of those holdings. It is a good thing, but risky. It will also have an effect on real estate, so lets talk about that! Links: HELP THE SHOW GROW by...

Duration: 00:20:21


Is this the biggest lie in real estate?

9/25/2017
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So todays show started out with the idea of discussing some of the small deceits that get embraced in the world of real estate. I was planning on trying to point them out as a bad thing and help buyers, sellers, investors and real estate entrepreneurs be able to spot when they are faced with these deceits. I also was hoping I might reach agents who are embracing the idea of these casual deceits without really realizing it. However, things kind of snowballed. You all know that I can go off...

Duration: 00:47:13


Real Estate Lending Gets Dumber

9/22/2017
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Real estate lending seems to manage to out do themselves again when it comes to bad lending choices! This is not a new topic, but these tidbits are sure new! Two more interesting and less than great lending options have been added to the world of real estate lending. Of course, we just have to add these to the ever growing pile of bad things. The industry has to learn that the problem is not lending - it is inventory. Todays Links: HELP THE SHOW GROW by filling out the audience...

Duration: 00:27:14


Is California real estate doomed?

9/21/2017
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Will California real estate problems be solved by residents moving away? Some very interesting data today on what people think about living in California. More frequently than ever, I am finding that the California real estate market is encouraging more and more folks to look into moving out of state.We will review some new data that shows the numbers we talked about last time have gotten MUCH worse and more people than ever want out of the state - particularly the working age population....

Duration: 00:25:46


How to avoid real estate issues that could cost you THOUSANDS! r

9/20/2017
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There really is no escaping the reality that you need to protect yourself when buying real estate. In todays show, I will discuss some real estate horror stories that could have been prevented with the right strategies. All buyers, sellers, investors and real estate entrepreneurs need to know how to best protect themselves from real estate issues. All across the country, disclosure requirements vary. What you need are ways to protect yourself no matter what those disclosure laws might be....

Duration: 00:27:30


Let's Talk About For Sale By Owner Strategies

9/19/2017
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There is a pretty standard line that you will get from real estate agents when you suggest that you want to sell your home yourself. Most of what they will say is true to one degree or another, but depending on market conditions and your expertise, you can sell your home by yourself. Today we will talk about an article I found where one agent talks about the "myths" of selling a home yourself and see how they stack up to a little analysis. More news on negative interest rates. We won't...

Duration: 00:40:35


House Flipping. Time to change strategies?

9/18/2017
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Is it time to re-think your house flipping strategy? Some interesting data was released the other day. It looks like house flipping is happening less and making less money. So today, lets take a look at the latest data on house flipping and see if we can't come up with smart ways to react to that new information. We are also going to take a little time to talk about the types of property flipping and which strategies are most risky given the latest data! Todays Links: HELP THE SHOW GROW...

Duration: 00:25:46


Interview with Al Beahn! Detroit Real Estate Investor

9/15/2017
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Should Detroit be on your list of possible areas to invest? Ask Al Beahn We have talked quite a bit about Detroit over the last few years. Mostly, not in a good way - at least not when it comes to new investors that don't know the ground truth of Detroit. Todays guest is going to help with that! Al Beahn has built his real estate investing career in Detroit and provides that ground truth that is so important to success. Some of the greatest opportunities can be found in areas that are...

Duration: 00:29:47


Real Estate Success With Condos? R

9/11/2017
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An investors eye look at Condos Real estate investment success is about finding the deals that make sense. For a long time, I have always put condos at the bottom of the list for consideration for investing. I had a listener reach out recently to make sure I understood that you can enjoy a great deal of success by investing in condos. So I put aside my own bias and listened - and you know what? They were right! So today we are going to chat about how the best investments you can make are...

Duration: 00:28:37


Is real estate "Plan A" back in play?

9/8/2017
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I may have just found the perfect lot to build! That's right! For those of you that have been listening for a while, you know that my original plan was to build a new home specifically to beat the rising cost of buying existing or new homes and make it a great long term real estate investment. I had some very specific criteria and over the last couple of years, I have found exactly two lots that fit the bill. The first one sold within 48 hours of being listed (unheard of for lots) and the...

Duration: 00:26:53

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