The Latest Real Estate News – 04/04/18

In this episode, we cover the latest real estate news for the week. First, is news that Facebook has come under fire for facilitating de facto housing discrimination in their ad targeting platform by restricting who sees what types of ads. After that, we discuss a new real estate artificial…

Real Estate Data Mining And New Pool Regulations

On March 14, 2018, Posted by , In inspections, By ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Real Estate Inspector extraordinaire, Ian Mayer, is back again and we’ve got two very interesting topics we’re covering. Ian starts off with a conversation about how different companies are now trying to mine customer data much earlier in the process. By the time it becomes public record, it’s much too…

Interview w/ Dina Newman

On February 21, 2018, Posted by , In Home Staging, By ,,,,,,,,, , With 1 Comment

We’re talking with Dina Newman of Organizing Concepts And Designs about how to prepare for selling your home by decluttering prior to your move. Also, we cover how many people don’t understand that a good percentage of “staging” is actually removing things from the house and not adding furniture. Dina…

Interview w/ Richard Hershey

We’re speaking with Richard Hershey of WeReduceTaxes(dot)com, an expert in 1031 exchanges and their alternatives. We discuss 1031 exchanges in an easy-to-understand way — and how they help sellers defer the payment of capital gains taxes. However, because of the lack of inventory in today’s market, there is a lack…

The Best Of Real Estate 2017 – Part 1

It was the first year of the podcast, so we thought it would be fun to start off by going back to our first episode and hear how it all began. We follow that with a great clip from CPAs extraordinaire, Steve Landsman and Vahan Papyan, about how freelancers can…

A Real Estate Conundrum

On December 9, 2017, Posted by , In buying, By ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Tom is getting the same question over and over – “Should I buy a house now? Or, should I wait?” He likes to hear folks be cautious when buying a home, but facts have come to light regarding the real estate market that may mean waiting is not the best…

Episode 41 – The Latest Real Estate News

It’s time for a very special Halloween episode of The Clarified Realty Podcast. First up, we discuss word that real estate will appreciate at a slower level next year in California (Tom disagrees). Then, a study says there might be a correlation between crime and rent control. In extra scary…

Episode 037 – Interview w/ Michael Micheletti & Lara Watson

On September 6, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, By ,,,,,, , With 1 Comment

They’ve been maligned and misunderstood, but home equity sharing programs may just be a helpful way that buyers can either provide more of a down payment to potentially get more house or even keep their monthly payments lower. In this episode we’re talking to Michael Micheletti and Lara Watson of…

Episode 027 – Real Estate Market Driving You Crazy?

On May 31, 2017, Posted by , In buying, By ,, , With No Comments

In this episode, we are giving tips on how to get your offer accepted in this crazy seller’s market. Whether it’s making sure you’re completely approved by your lender BEFORE making your offer, shopping below your top price, or finding out things (other than cash) that the seller might want…┬áThere…

Episode 016 – Interview w/ Pamela Sandall

On March 1, 2017, Posted by , In Home Staging, By ,,,, , With No Comments

On this episode of The Clarified Realty Podcast, number 016, we’ve got an incredible guest — Interior Designer and Real Estate Stager, Pamela Sandall. She’s got an lots of great advice and tips for how to stage your home in order to help get it sold. But before we start,…