Only One Thing Can Go Wrong from Application to Closing

June 19, 2018

Real Estate Attorney Rick Carter, Comedian Tony V, and Para Legal Extraordinaire Kathy Holtshouser welcome The I.C.E. Man John Marroni to discuss 105 things that can go wrong from Application to closing and things get a little sideways as topics include:

  • John gets rescued by a collage kid who gets an “A” writing about the event
  • The psychology of reading a crowd
  • Tony V shares some stories of good and bad shows
  • According to John Marroni there are 105 things that can go wrong between the application and the closing here are the highlights
    • Your choice for Legal Team is extremely important to make things go smoothly
    • Honesty on the application is a must…Tell John Everything you can
    • Moving out is not a good way to avoid a foreclosure
    • One person lived in their house for 8 years after being foreclosed upon
    • You should only have one Social Security number
    • There is a difference between buying a home and a car…managing your expectations
    • How long after the close can the bank check on your income?
    • Beware of unscrupulous loan officers who may “coach” you into making bad decisions
    • Closing agent should not be bending the rules to complete the closing
    • Is changing employment during the loan process a problem?
    • What is a vacation loan?

 

 

If you need a Real Estate Team that can walk you through the purchase of your new home start with Carter Law offices. All that and much more on this week’s episode of Real Estate House Party recorded this and every week at The Studio 21 Podcast Café and hosted on The United Podcast Network!

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Marketing Strategies

June 12, 2018

Real Estate Attorney Rick Carter, Comedian Tony V, and Para Legal Extraordinaire Kathy Holtshouser welcome Doug Walters to discuss marketing strategies for sellers.

  • Important to manage expectations of new buyers
  • Problems with buyers remaining after closing
  • Tony V advocates the use of video at closings
  • Benefits of listing on Facebook
  • Sellers need to ask about the agent’s marketing plan
  • Importance of relationship building
  • Generational targeting 

If you need a Real Estate Team that can walk you through the purchase of your new home start with Carter Law offices. All that and much more on this week’s episode of Real Estate House Party recorded this and every week at The Studio 21 Podcast Café and hosted on The United Podcast Network!

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Closing Etiquette

June 5, 2018

Real Estate Attorney Rick Carter, Comedian Tony V, and Para Legal Extraordinaire Kathy Holtshouser welcome Wayne Altavilla to discuss Staycations. They discuss things not to say at closings.

  • Inappropriate comments need to be kept to yourself
  • As a buyer, you need a home inspection
  • Always get a real estate attorney
  • Don’t say anything that will land you in court
  • If you’re buying as your principal residence, don’t mention you won’t be living there
  • Don’t announce you just quit your job
  • Be careful with social media posts

 

If you need a Real Estate Team that can walk you through the purchase of your new home start with Carter Law offices. All that and much more on this week’s episode of Real Estate House Party recorded this and every week at The Studio 21 Podcast Café and hosted on The United Podcast Network!

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How To Plan A Successful Staycation

May 29, 2018

Real Estate Attorney Rick Carter, Comedian Tony V, and Para Legal Extraordinaire Kathy Holtshouser welcome Artie Januario to discuss Staycations. They discuss the top 10 tips for a Staycation.

  • Are chores allowed during Staycation?
  • Problems with using house for Airbnb
  • What is the budget for the Staycation?
  • Establishing a theme for the Staycation
  • Local tourist destinations
  • Buy souvenirs of Staycation

If you need a Real Estate Team that can walk you through the purchase of your new home start with Carter Law offices. All that and much more on this week’s episode of Real Estate House Party recorded this and every week at The Studio 21 Podcast Café and hosted on The United Podcast Network!

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Problems with Buyers

May 22, 2018

Real Estate Attorney Rick Carter, Comedian Tony V, and Para Legal Extraordinaire Kathy Holtshouser welcome Artie Januario to discuss people behaving badly in real estate transactions.

  • Artie and Tony V discuss landscaping
  • A broker in Texas had 3500 sales in a year
  • Discussion of good v bad buyers
  • Need to bring a bank check to closing
  • Lenders do verification before closing so buyers need to be honest
  • Owner occupiers who rent out the property 

If you need a Real Estate Team that can walk you through the purchase of your new home start with Carter Law offices. All that and much more on this week’s episode of Real Estate House Party recorded this and every week at The Studio 21 Podcast Café and hosted on The United Podcast Network!

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People Behaving Badly

May 15, 2018

Real Estate Attorney Rick Carter, Comedian Tony V, and Para Legal Extraordinaire Kathy Holtshouser welcome Artie Januario to discuss people behaving badly in real estate transactions. Topics include open house etiquette, unethical brokers, sellers and attorneys.

If you need a Real Estate Team that can walk you through the purchase of your new home start with Carter Law offices. All that and much more on this week’s episode of Real Estate House Party recorded this and every week at The Studio 21 Podcast Café and hosted on The United Podcast Network!

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First Time Home Buyer

May 8, 2018

Real Estate Attorney Rick Carter, Comedian Tony V, and Para Legal Extraordinaire Kathy Holtshouser welcome Gus V and discuss how to purchase a first home. The tips for a first-time buyer include getting a buyer’s agent and having a game plan in mind. The buyer should have a good idea about budget and location. A mortgage pre-approval letter is a must. It is also critical to have a real estate attorney review all documents related to the sale.

If you need a Real Estate Team that can walk you through the purchase of your new home start with Carter Law offices. All that and much more on this week’s episode of Real Estate House Party recorded this and every week at The Studio 21 Podcast Café and hosted on The United Podcast Network!

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Social Skills and Real Estate

May 1, 2018

Real Estate Attorney Rick Carter, Comedian Tony V, and Para Legal Extraordinaire Kathy Holtshouser sit down with Artie Januario discuss social skills and how it relates to real estate. They discuss how to deal with difficult closings and confrontations. They also discuss the skills necessary for a realtor to acquire clients. It is important to maintain eye contact.  It is critical to be viewed as trustworthy and establish a connection. Work on developing listening skills.

If you need a Real Estate Team that can walk you through the purchase of your new home start with Carter Law offices. All that and much more on this week’s episode of Real Estate House Party recorded this and every week at The Studio 21 Podcast Café and hosted on The United Podcast Network!

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Trends in Real Estate

April 24, 2018

Real Estate Attorney Rick Carter, Comedian Tony V, and Para Legal Extraordinaire Kathy Holtshouser sit down with Mike Procopio from The Procopio Companies to talk about trends in real estate. Inventory is a big problem. Many available properties are overpriced or entry level homes. There is little to buy in the middle market. This is leading some homeowners to put additions on their existing homes. Rick talks about adding a contingency for the seller to find and close on suitable housing. Home prices are up while number of sales are down. Closings are taking longer on average. Buyers are looking for smaller units with more outdoor space, co-working spaces and other amenities.

If you need a Real Estate Team that can walk you through the purchase of your new home start with Carter Law offices. All that and much more on this week’s episode of Real Estate House Party recorded this and every week at The Studio 21 Podcast Café and hosted on The United Podcast Network!

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Millennial Buyers

April 17, 2018

Real Estate Attorney Rick Carter, Comedian Tony V, and Para Legal Extraordinaire Kathy Holtshouser sit down with Kevin Vitali talk about millennial buyers and the challenges they face in the housing market. They are looking to work from home and prefer turnkey homes. They face high prices and low inventory. Homes are currently selling for 100% of list price. The panel discusses strategies for the millennial buyer.

If you need a Real Estate Team that can walk you through the purchase of your new home start with Carter Law offices. All that and much more on this week’s episode of Real Estate House Party recorded this and every week at The Studio 21 Podcast Café and hosted on The United Podcast Network!

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