Real Estate and You w/ Brad Weisman

Real Estate and You w/ Brad Weisman

Casual conversations about everything having to do w/ Real Estate... and YOU! It's a fun laid back format, that explores all the various pieces of the Real Estate World. Selling homes since 1992, gives me many markets and trends to look back on and helps me ask the right questions (most of the time), in order to get the most out of my knowledgeable guests. Give it a listen and tell me what you think. :) (intro music - Jeff Miller)

Episodes

September 30, 2022 21 min

Jon Conovin from Primerica stops by the studio to chat about the commercials promoting selling your LIFE INSURANCE policy for CASH.  Good Ideal or NO? 

Generational changes in Retirement... Pensions are FADING Out,  401K's and Roth IRA's are leading the way.  What impacts does this have on YOUR Retirement?  Are you INVESTING ENOUGH to Retire with the LIFESTYLE you EXPECT to HAVE? 

Very informative... Don't miss it!!  

To s...

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There's so much to think about beyond the home purchase, so I brought Justin Perella in to go over a few important topics to think about.   When you change your financial positions in life (buying a home for first time or upgrading to higher value home), you need to think about things we don't typically like to think about.  What if something happens to you or your spouse?  If the bread winner is no longer around (god forbi...

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Julie Garman of Julie Garman Interiors is back in the REAY studio to bring us up to date on What is IN and What is OUT in the Interior Design World!!  YOU may be Surpised!!

What do you think about the BLACK Windows in New Homes today?  BLUE and GREEN kitchen cabinets?  Big Showers... Big enough to put a soaking tub in them??  Dog Crates disguised as Cabinets? 

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September 11, 2022 29 min

If you have any ambitions of investing in real estate... this show is definitely for you.  My good friend and real estate mogul, Kevin Timochenko, gives amazing insight on what it takes to prosper in all facets of REAL ESTATE INVESTING.  

He explains how he wasn't taught to do what he does, and it's not always pretty, but the payoff for him, his family and the 200 people that he employs has been tremendous.  

Does he sleep mu...

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September 6, 2022 19 min

Pete Heim is Back in Studio.  Recession or NO Recession? 

Does it REALLY MATTER?  One thing we know is that Inventory is still at all time LOWS and Demand is Still HIGH. 

This combo could be the antidote to fight off the RECESSION in the Housing Market!

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R-Bar Is Not For Drinks

Association Executive, Brittney Baker Shurr, of the Reading-Berks Association of Realtors is here to chat about REAL ESTATE  of course!!  What does RBAR do for you as a consumer?  It's not just for Realtors!!

Realtors do so much more than represent buyers and sellers!  They fight for homeowners when it comes to property taxes, township inspections, and property rights!  If you like this podcast come check ...

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August 5, 2022 17 min

Pete Heim joins me in the REAY studio to debunk the MEDIA insanity of talking bad about our Housing Market!! 

NO bubble... NO bubble... No Bubble!  Housing market is not coming to a screeching hault.  Pete and I will talk about all the reasons why this is just a reduced appreciation time NOT a depreciation time.  It's all good!!

Go to my Youtube Page to watch this show and many others!!  NEW LIVE Show every Thursday 1pm!  https:...

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July 25, 2022 16 min

Justin Perella from Contour Mortgage jumps back in the REAY studio to chat about all the other positives surrounding the Rate Hike.  BUY the home you LOVE NOW and GET the RATE you want Later!  GREAT SHOW!!

There's so much more about buying a home than the RATE... the RATE is temporary because you can refinance out of it when rates drop.  If you don't buy the home you LOVE because of the RATE, it most likely won't be ther...

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This PODCAST right here is all the "BUZZ"  :) 

Branden shares his experience as a Beekeeper and his NEW Book called The Adventures of Uncle B and Ruby!  So many cool things to learn about honeybees and how important they are!  Bees are essential to our well being!!  SO much to learn about their purpose. 



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Brad Weisman has been a Realtor since 1992 and proudly sponsors this podcast!

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So MUCH Going on in the MARKET... Let's UNPack It All w/ Pete Heim

Pete and Brad are going to show you why this market is not bad... the Media is doing their best to make it sound like doom and gloom.  Don't fall for it!   Things are starting to shift, but it's OK... sellers are still doing well and finally buyers are seeing more inventory.  Rates went up but guess what they will come down again.

Buy the home you LOVE and...

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Mike Bower from Annie Mac joins us again to give us the REAL info about the CLIMBING INTEREST RATES.  FYI - It's GOING to be OK!!  

Mike shares great information about why there's NO ZERO POINT interest rates right now.  Also where the industry experts think the RATES are going by the end of 2022!  Lot's of info... you don't want to miss this episode if you're looking to buy or sell this year!! 

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My friend, Jakub Mochon, joined us to talk about his "trashy" business... The Junkluggers of Berks, Chester and Lancaster!!  

Actually his business is amazing... this company does everything they can to remove your JUNK and either recycle, repurpose or donate it to someone that needs it!!  Their goal is to send very LITTLE to the Trash DUMP.   They can help you get rid of pretty much everything and you'll feel good knowi...

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Marc King, President of Keller Williams Inc, will be my guest.  You can't anymore about REAL ESTATE than that. 

As president of Keller Williams (KW), the world's largest real estate technology franchise by agent count, Marc King is intent on disrupting the traditional approach to real estate.

Together with leaders and technologists at kwx, the holding company of KW, King is focused on delivering and innovating on world-class ...

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The Chamber has always played an integral roll in providing the Tools for Growth and Sustainability in Berks County for Business Owners.  

What are the challenges w/ businesses over the past 2 years w/ the housing inventory issue?  Are they seeing any movement in local government in planning for more housing?  What Conversations are Happening around this topic?

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Pete Heim from Pete's Point of View  is back in the Studio.  We are here to talk people off the ledge!!  Everything is OK... NO Doom and GLOOM!  Rates still Historically LOW and Foreclosures are Historically LOW and Average Credit Scores are Way UP!!  

The HOUSING MARKET IS alive and well!! 

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Where Are RATES Going... Are YOU Getting Nervous?   Housing Inventory MAY BE GOING up too... That's GOOD NEWS!! 

Justin is back in the studio to update us on the latest in the Mortgage Market.  Rates are UP, but the future may look better.  Overall Rates are Still Good.  Housing Inventory is coming up a little!


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Suzy Lysczek, of Suzy Rae Design, decided (before the pandemic) that she could save office expenses and commuting time by "designing" and "creating" her own office space at home.  

Suzy does Marketing, Branding and Adverstising Design for a living and decided it was time to put her design skills to work on a state of the  art at home office!!  

What makes her office work and feel like a real office? 
Does she have anyt...

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May 12, 2022 15 min

Pete Heim and I go over the interest rate hikes and what it means for buyers (and sellers).  We may be seeing the signs of a shift in the market... NOT a bad thing just some adjustments due to interest rates being a little higher.  Tune in to hear the latest on the market!!


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Justin is a local mortgage representative that excels in getting to settlement on time!

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Great conversation about the option of building a NEW HOME, rather than waiting to find the right resale home.   Kevin Kozo is back from Turnberry Construction Group to talk about all things NEW Construction... 

New HOME TRENDS, Designs and Supply Issues. 

- cost to build and ability to get supplies.. getting better? 

- red tape from local government to get approvals/permits to build? 

- benefits of building

- average price per sq ft to...

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Crystal Seitz the President of Pennsylvania's Americana Region is here to talk about LIVING in Berks.  What do we have available to us here?  Why do People LIVE here?  Relocating into area.. what can you expect with entertainment, culture and events right outside our area?

How is the low inventory affecting our visitors from outside the area?  


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