Real Estate Today opens doors for buyers and sellers with critical and credible information on the real estate market. It’s fast paced and fact packed with experts, interviews, call-ins, field reports, and timely market conditions.
Joining us is Bill Brown, who in 2017, served as the president of THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. Bill has been in real estate for nearly 40 years, and he’s the founder of Investment Properties, in Oakland, California. A brokerage that focuses on the sale of apartment buildings to both institutional and private capital investors.
Bob Turner is from Memphis, Tennessee, the 2016 President of the REALTORS® Land Institute! He’s the co-founder of Southern Properties, a real estate firm that helps people develop, and invest in land.
Bob is the past president of the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS®, and served nine years on THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Board of Directors.
Home design elements come and go…but which ones are trending – and which ones aren’t? That’s what Hot or Not is all about! Helping you get in on cutting edge features, design and more – in your own home.
Joining us now with Hot or Not – is Melissa Dittmann Tracey, author of REALTOR® Magazine’s popular Styled Staged & Sold blog.
Orlando, Florida based Cynthia Shelton is the former president of the Florida REALTORS®. She has been in the business for 40 years, and in 2015, she was the recipient of THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® 2015 Distinguished Service Award. Cynthia is Sr. Managing Director of the Investments and Capital Markets division at Land Quest Commercial Real Estate, in Central Florida!
Bill Milliken is a REALTOR® and Broker/Owner of Milliken Realty in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Bill is the former president of the Michigan REALTORS®, a Director of THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and is currently Chair of its commercial committee. And…he just concluded a 3-year term on the Board of the CCIM Institute, which of course stands for Certified Commercial Investment Member.
And we are back! With our special “Invest Like a Pro!” A step-by-step guide to buying real estate for income, and long-term wealth.
Ever hear that expression, only invest in things you know about? It makes sense. Because if you understand what you’re investing in, chances are you’ll make more informed decisions, every step of the way.
And that’s why for many people, the best real estate investment is in fact, something you know really well – and that is? Your house. The place where you live.
Think about it! You know its history, you know its operating costs, the neighborhood, the schools – you know that place inside-out.
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George Ratiu is the Director of Housing and Commercial Research at THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.
Bill Brown was the 2017 president of THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. Bill has been in real estate for 35 years, and he’s the founder of Investment Properties, in Oakland, California. A brokerage that focuses on the sale of existing apartment buildings to both institutional and private capital investors.
It’s time for our Smart Home Technology Report! And today, a very special smart home device…which may be headed to your kitchen.
Laura Adams is a national expert on insurance issues. Laura is also the host of the top-rated Money Girl Podcast and author of multiple books, including Money Girl’s Smart Moves to Grow Rich. She is an award-winning author, podcaster, and national media source.
Attorney Janet Portman is author of the book “First-Time Landlord: Your Guide to Renting Out a Single-Family Home.” She specializes in residential and commercial landlord/tenant law, as well as legal issues related to courts, landlords and tenants, and neighbor disputes. Janet is also managing editor at Nolo, a well known publisher of legal guides, and she writes the syndicated column “Rent It Right.”
Back again with our special show ‘Invest Like a Pro!’ A quick start guide to adding real estate to your portfolio!
And we’re going to wrap up the show by continuing our look at a tried and true method of becoming a real estate investor – and that is – when you move to another house – keep the first one, and just rent it out!
In our first hour we talked about all the ways to get ready for that step – including making sure you’ll generate enough rental income, and whether your lender will approve you, to carry both properties.
But now, let’s say it all worked out – and you did it. You are now living in a new home, and your old one up for rent.
Continue reading “Becoming a Landlord” »
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