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The RebelBroker

Real Estate Realities with The RebelBroker


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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 all the latest real estate news and also what is right and wrong in the real estate business - from an insiders perspective. Roberts other passion is politics, so look for discussions that might just blend the worlds of real estate and politics. After all, if there is anything that can have a profound effect on real estate, it is politics! Real Estate..... Totally Unafraid!

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Lots of good tidbits to update you with this week. We will spend some time discussing how the current debt ceiling issue might effect real estate. In fact, what you will find most interesting is what most are not saying about the debt ceiling... more

Would you like to have the federal government as your landlord? Well, the folks in washington are considering taking all those Fannie and Freddie foreclosures and renting them instead of selling them. Would this be good for... more

I came across an interesting article this week that talks about a possible interest rate jump. It may actually happen! We will also hit on the anatomy of a short sale - the topic we ran out of time for last week. There are also some interesting... more

This week we take a few minutes to discuss unemployment and real estate. We look at it as a leading indicator... but of what? We will also discuss a recent article in Realtor Magazine relating to the anatomy of a short sale. Of course, we... more

There is plenty to talk about this week. First, a listener wanted to get more information about the pre-MLS market. We will talk about what that is and how important it is in todays market (HINT: Not very). We will also talk about some... more

In this weeks show, one of our topics will be how to tell if your market has hit the bottom. Of course, the implied companion topic would be that if you know you have hit bottom, you know that some sort of recovery is likely to follow.... more

We have a few interesting items this week. First, much of todays news is pointing toward a strong Fall for buyers. Changes that are just around the corner are likely to reduce the number of buyers out there. However, there is a wrinkle,... more

We have talked a great deal about how to get your home sold in general terms. I always point out that the markets out there are varied. Some areas are hit harder than others. In the areas I usually serve, there really is not a horribly hit... more

Don't panic! This weeks show is not only going to be giving agents some advice. We will be covering all the big news from the last week. I just wanted to take some time to also talk directly to the agents out there - I know your listenning! In... more

For the long time listener... and this is going WAY back ... you just might recall a show I did a few years ago about private transfer fees. Well, I made a prediction way back then and the latest news seems to be showing just how right I was... more
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