show episodes
 
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. First and foremost is helping buyers, sellers, investors, and real estate entrepreneurs get the best info the can on real estate.This show is an opportunity to discuss some of the best ways to achieve your real estate goals and build wealth - from an insiders perspect ...
 
Join Jaime (“Jemmy”) Legagneur, Aaron Wormus, and Kate Volman as they talk about all things tech and Palm Beach County in this monthly magazine-styled podcast! From how our community is responding to the latest global trends to what’s popping downtown, the Egg Heads discover where the geek meets the ground running on the Egg Heads After Hours Podcast (http://www.EggHeadsAHP.com/). Check out innovative trailblazers, creatives, and opportunity-makers right along with us, as we explore the tech ...
 
Loading …
show series
 
On this episode of the podcast Barry had the pleasure of speaking with Ziad Matar. Ziad's story is such an interesting one, spanning the corporate ladder of Ericsson through to investing in companies, creating companies and now his own Podcast too. Potential.com is an empowerment platform that has been used to help develop millions of people around…
 
Hydrogen is kind of amazing. It can do a whole lot for us and generate no pollution - unless you consider water vapor to be pollution. There are efforts going on in the United States and in England to bring the hydrogen home into reality. Now this is a huge deal. There are tons of ways to create hydrogen, it is the most plentiful substance in the u…
 
It is the time of year to check out recommendations for the most promising locations for real estate in 2021. Today, we will review 5 metro areas that one outlet is promoting as great places to invest and live. Plus, we will sprinkle a little rebelbroker insight into that topic and see what the payoff could be for buyers, sellers and investors. Art…
 
These latest numbers are nuts. There are more renters who are behind on rent than there were homeowners that got foreclosed on in the subprime fiasco. Since banks are not directly involved, that will change the nature of the crater that gets created - but there will be a crater. Articles Referenced In Todays Show: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/01/25/ne…
 
Zillow has released the results of a recent poll of economists and real estate experts regarding what they believe are the most likely real estate markets to perform well in 2021. We are going to chat about those markets and then discuss the other end of the spectrum - the 3 real estate markets that are expected to underperform the most - and if yo…
 
Most are talking about a great real estate year ahead. Are they right? If you browse the news today, the general opinion seems to be that things are just ramping up for an amazing year for real estate growth and appreciation. Maybe they are right. However, being the person pointing out issues and potential pitfalls in the market is the same place I…
 
On this episode of the podcast Barry got the chance to speak with Vietek Ladislaav - originally a TV presenter covering Golf he transitioned into the world of video/content creation here in Dubai in 2013 with his own video production company Square Motion. He's seen the changes taking place here in the UAE and has adapted his business and himself t…
 
California has been a hot state to invest in real estate for decades. The reason is the sheer number of people that are drawn here by the natural beauty of California but also its robust employment opportunities. That landscape is changing. With the growing acceptance of working from home, workers - more than half of them - are looking for the exit…
 
On this episode of the podcast, Barry had the chance to sit down with Sebastian Bates - the founder of the Warrior Academy and the global anti bullying movement, Not A Victim. Seb gives an insight into his entrepreneurial journey, his first job as a monkey chaser, the ability to spot opportunities and leverage them and how to hone the kind of minds…
 
On this episode we have an in depth chat with Karl Edwards who runs his own production company KE Motion Pictures. We go back to the beginning and find out how he ended up making videos and content for some of the biggest brands on the planet. We learn a bit about how just asking, can get you where you want to go and also how things have changed on…
 
It is time to take a look at the results for the 2020 California Propositions that were aimed either right at real estate, or would have had a big effect on the real estate market. Those included: Proposition 15 - Split Roll Property Taxes to increase commercial taxes Proposition 19 - Property Tax Transfer Breaks Proposition 21 - Rent Control There…
 
On this episode Barry speaks with long time friend and owner of Animus Creative Matt Wilson. They talk about Matt's professional journey starting in the UK in the newspaper industry, into IT networking and then to his own company, all with a design lead focus. Moving to the UAE about the same time as Barry, 15 years ago, Matt eventually setup Animu…
 
Even if you support the idea of Proposition 15, you need to at least accept that this is the absolute worst time to pass such a law. At a time when we need to foster growth of jobs and new business and make it easier for struggling business to recover from COVID quarantines - this is just about the worst thing you could consider doing to make the s…
 
On this episode of the podcast Barry had the chance to speak to friend and dentist, Dr Geoffrey Sharpe who owns and runs The Perio Clinic located in Healthcare city. Having made the decision to do his own thing, not a decision taken lightly, Geoff talks us through the journey of setting up a business here in Dubai that had to have a physical locati…
 
On this episode Barry had the opportunity to speak with Sam Dancy a PR professional and friend who has been involved in the UAE market for 15 years. Working across agency and in house, she made the jump to her own thing in 2013 and Footstep Communications was born. Sam talks about her own professional journey, the lessons learned and some top tips …
 
In todays show, we are going to chat about the August numbers for the National Association of Homebuilders and their record setting levels of confidence. There is so much discussion about how the current real estate market is blowing the doors off, I think it is a good time to look at more of the data and get a better grip on what the reality might…
 
Today, let's talk about what recent real estate data is telling us. What is most surprising is that what I am seeing does NOT follow with what is the conventional wisdom in the press. What we are being told is that prices are way up and that this trend is likely to continue. Well, in todays show we are going to look at some data that will leave you…
 
On this episode of the podcast Barry had the opportunity to speak with Lukasz Spirala the GCC Area Manager for a company called Infinite IT Solutions. During the chat we learn a little about Lukasz's journey from Poland to the UAE via Canada as well as how supply chain is being impacted by technology and of course COVID.…
 
So this is a special and somewhat sad episode with Barry and Oskar as things are changing. Oskar has been in the region since 2007 but is now relocating back to Sweden full time. We haven't quite sorted out what that means for Swenglanese as yet, but we thought it would be a good time to run through some of the highlights of Oskar's time here in th…
 
On this episode of the podcast Barry jumped on a Zoom call with Massimo Cannizzo the CEO of Gellify Middle East. They talk through Massimo's career to date and the transition from corporate world to entrepreneur. Then into what Gellify actually is and how it can help startups, venture capitalists, investors and all those parties usually involved in…
 
On this episode of the podcast Barry did his first Zoom recording for Swenglanese so there is video as well. He speaks with the CEO of Massar Solutions Richard Sikkel all about his personal business journey. It started in Holland, had a stop in the US at Tesla and now driving Massar Solutions here in the Middle East. As a leading mobility and logis…
 
Will home prices jump? The best information we have right now indicates that a dramatic crash in home inventory is very likely as we move through 2020. There are only two places that homes for sale come from. First, is new construction. We are seeing a big drop off in new construction that even goes beyond what the worst expectations were leading i…
 
Steve Cronin is behind www.deadsimplesaving.com and helps ex-pats take care of their finances. In this episode, Steve and Oskar discuss what to do with your finances during the Corona crisis. They discuss what small businesses can do, what to do if you lost your job, or had to take a pay cut and how you might still be able to invest and make your m…
 
I have never been a fan of pocket listings for a whole lot of reasons. In todays show, we will review the reasons why they are a bad idea for sellers. In addition, we will explore how they are also NOT a better option to help deal with our current quarantine situation. There are NO advantages to a pocket listing vs allowing your home to be listed o…
 
What does the CDC say and how should we move forward We will start with a quick look at what we can learn from the CDC website. More information is better than less, so we will go over what I am seeing reported by the CDC and try to calibrate expectations to that. Next, we will talk about how buyers, sellers and investors in real estate might move …
 
But those big companies are not really to blame for this reality ... the government is But is it their fault? That's right, giant Wall Street companies have huge holdings in real estate. However, while the media would like you to believe that this is some kind of sin on the part of these companies, the real sin is HOW they ended up owning so much r…
 
Secrets To Understanding This Expected Home Value Growth! Zillow is confident home prices will accelerate as we move into the 2020 home buying season! While the rate of growth of home prices has slowed, Zillows latest take on the market indicates that with low inventory and increasing demand, we are likely going to see the home buying market heat u…
 
The Home Builder Survey Is One Of The Least Reliable Around! When it comes to new home construction, we need to learn that actions speak louder than words! This week we will be taking a look at one of the most reviewed surveys in the world of real estate. That is the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) confidence numbers. Every month, thos…
 
Is legislating no more natural gas a good thing or a bad thing for Californians? The trend is becoming impossible to ignore. More and more communities are making it illegal to build new homes with natural gas. In fact, it sounds like the ultimate goal is to eliminate natural gas all together and ultimately require home owners to replace gas applian…
 
What can we learn from examining the major metro areas that have had the most and the least recovery since the real estate downturn? On todays show we are going to review some interesting research from the good folks over at SmartAsset. There are some very familiar cities on both of these lists. This is not a list that is going to define whether yo…
 
Landlords in Oakland, CA can no longer do criminal background checks. Here is why that is a stupid idea. Yeah, sorry, spoiler alert - a city government did something stupid - shocker. This one is a big deal tho. It reveals not only the Oakland city councils hypocrisy but also their general stupidity on how to actually solve a problem. We are going …
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login