Avoiding Real Estate Turbulence

Avoiding Real Estate Turbulence

Join realtor Jon Lafferty (Century 21 Town & Country) and mortgage lender Tony Abate (Ross Mortgage) as they help you navigate the buying and selling of your home.... Show More

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March 20, 2020 23 min

Today, we're gonna talk a little bit about interest rates, because there's been some pretty substantial changes on what's going on in the market for sure. So always a hot topic with buyers and sellers with what's going on, but we're entering into some unprecedented times right now, so to avoid triggering all the regulation Z disclaimers and disclosures we have to go through, we won't get into very specific r...

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Today, we are happy to welcome a past client of both John and mine, Mr. Randy Magner. 

- Randy actually, you bought your house, what was it? Back in 2014 or 15?

- 2014, six years ago.

- Okay, so, Tony and I both had the pleasure of helping you find the home and Tony secured the financing for you to purchase the home.

- Finally found our dream house. You did a very good job of locating that for us.

- We needed to get into a certain schoo...

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- Hey, everybody, welcome to "Avoiding Real Estate Turbulence" podcast, season two, episode two. This is your pilot, Jon Lafferty, with Century 21 Town & Country.

- And copilot Tony Abate, with Ross Mortgage, and we are your real estate pilots. Our job is to be your real estate advocate and also make sure you're educated about the buying and selling process. We'll keep you informed throughout until we get you saf...

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- Hey everybody, welcome to season two of Avoiding Real Estate Turbulence podcast. This is your pilot, Jon Lafferty with Century 21 Town and Country.

- And co-pilot, Tony Abate, with Ross Mortgage and we are your real estate pilots. Our job is to be your real estate advocate and also make sure you're educated about the buying and selling process. We'll keep you informed throughout until we get you safely closed.

- Today's...

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Today we are going to talk about the new loan limits that go into effect January 2020. What that means for buyers. Also we'll talk about what happens when an appraisal on a property comes in below purchase price. What options does a buyer have?

Jon Lafferty:
Let's talk about the new loan limits and how it might create some turbulence for buyers who are unaware of where those loan limits end and what that means, the difference...

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Jon and Tony share some humorous Christmas stories. We hope everyone has a wonderful holiday season.

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Today we're going to talk with a local insurance agent about some of the turbulence you can encounter when trying to get homeowners insurance. Welcome back to the jump seat Christine Suchoski with Custom Insurance Agency.

Let's jump right in talk about that PIP coverage.

It's auto. Yeah.

Yeah. Let's talk about that first because that's pretty top of Mind right now for a lot of people.

Yeah, we're going through s...

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Jon and Tony are joined by Christine Suchoski (Custom Insurance Agency), and they are telling personal Thanksgiving stories then and now in this holiday special episode.

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Today, we are going to talk about how divorces can impact both purchasing, selling, real estate and also financing real estate. So today, I'm pleased to have a colleague of mine, Mr. Marc Edelstein is here with us. How are you doing Marc?

Good, good-

Good. So Marc has been a lender for 17 years. He is a certified divorce lending professional. I think I got that right.

Mm-hmm.

And a lot of folks might not know that that's even a...

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Jon, Tony, and special guest Marc Edelstein discuss some of the spooky, creepy, and scary real life real estate stories they've experienced or heard about.

Yeah. So we were just sitting around chatting, with Halloween around the corner, and in the business that we're in, we come across houses that have interesting histories. These guys sometimes see it on the lending side, I certainly see it in walking through homes, and so ...

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In real estate transaction there are many reasons why you can encounter turbulence. Today we're going to talk to Scott Hunter with Cruise & Travel Experts. And he's going to talk about turbulence that they had in the travel industry and a bunch of other stuff. I'm excited to have him on the program today. Hey, Scott, welcome.

Thank you, Jon.

Yeah. Good to have you, Scott.

Good to be here.

I'm serious. Is that now of...

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In real estate transaction, there are many reasons why you can encounter turbulence. Today, we're going to talk about the kind of turbulence that happens when a buyer falls in love with a house, and wants to write an offer, and doesn't know what to offer.

Yeah, yeah. It's an interesting path it seems like that buyers go down. It's both emotional, and mathematical, and financial. They all play in, and Jon, I think whe...

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Guest Tony Bucci with Mission Pointe Planning & Retirement talks about recent business roundtable proclamation that shareholder, employee, client & customer interests must be taken into account. Could this affect the current business model of iBuyer Real Estate programs that look to buy homes directly from sellers. Is this a good thing for you? Are there stocks or funds specifically for conscious investors?

 Jon Lafferty:
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 Jon Lafferty:
What is that old commercial, "Bah, bah, bah, dah, dah, dah, wouldn't you like to be a butter too?"

Tony Abate:
No.

Jon Lafferty:
Where is it from?

Tony Abate:
"Wouldn't you Like to be a pepper?".

Jon Lafferty:
Oh! It's to be a pepper. You know I hate that soft drink. I've never liked it, but their commercials are pretty cool. Hey everybody. Welcome to Avoiding Real Estate Turbulence Podcast. Th...

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Jon Lafferty:
Hey everybody, welcome to Avoiding Real Estate Turbulence Podcast. This is your pilot, Jon Lafferty with Century 21 Town & Country.

Tony Abate:
And copilot, Tony Abate, with Ross Mortgage, and we are your real estate pilots. Our job is to be your real estate advocate, and also make sure you're educated about the buying and selling process. We'll keep you informed throughout, until we get you safely closed.

Jon...

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Today we talk about some needed changes to FHA that could make condo purchases easier for FHA buyers. Also, we’ll talk about the “R” word and what effect that might have on housing.

In a real estate transaction, there are many reasons why you can encounter turbulence today. Today, we thought we'd talk about several different kinds.

Yep.

So, Tony, I think one of the things that that just happened recently was the changes to FHA tha...

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Today we talk with American Home Shield Warranty expert Kristee Golan about home warranties, coverage & how they can be beneficial. Can having this warranty help offset the cost of a major furnace repair? Yes. Listen for more details.

Today we are going to talk home warranties with local expert Kristee Golan of American Home Shield. Welcome Kristee.

Thank you. Thanks for having me.

Hi Kristee.

Glad to have you. So tell us a little ...

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Avoiding Real Estate Turbulence – Episode 25

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Avoiding Real Estate Turbulence – Episode 24

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Avoiding Real Estate Turbulence – Episode 23

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