One Tip to Make a Broker Look Like a Star

January 15, 2019

This week Rick, Kathy and Tony are all by themselves. Will there ever be another guest?

Real Estate Attorney Rick Carter, Para Legal Extraordinaire Kathy Holtshouser and Comedian Tony V discuss a variety of topics including:

  • How did the promotional video come out?
  • How do broker’s get leads?
  • What is floor time?
  • Tony is all about psychology – he has a degree in psychology
  • Some of Tony’s friends have houses
  • Brokers need to ask current clients for referrals
  • To get referrals, a broker needs to provide exceptional service
  • How many houses can a good broker sell in a month?
  • Rick recommends doing a title search when the house is listed
  • What is an order of conditions?
  • Does Rick have a lot of troubles?
  • Brokers need to set expectation with clients from the start

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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Buying a New House in the New Year

January 8, 2019

This week Rick, Kathy and Tony welcome back John Ternullo from Leading Edge Real Estate. They talk about buying a new home in the new year.

Real Estate Attorney Rick Carter, Para Legal Extraordinaire Kathy Holtshouser and Comedian Tony V discuss a variety of topics including:

  • The panel talks about New Year’s resolutions
  • How does Tony feel about couples’ message?
  • Should home buyers get a free ficus tree?
  • Is real estate like craps?
  • The panel talks about the pre-offer stage of a real estate purchase
  • John talks about the importance of having a real estate team
  • Why should you hire a listing agent to sell your home?
  • Bidding strategy is completely dependent on the market
  • Who should be on your real estate team?
  • How can you avoid buyer’s remorse?
  • What is staging and why should you do it?
  • Buyers need to be aware of all the costs associated with closing
  • John’s website is ternullorealestate.com

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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The Real Estate House Party’s 2019 Goals

December 31, 2018

This week Rick, Kathy and Tony talk about their goals for 2019. Will they be able to reach new heights?

Real Estate Attorney Rick Carter, Para Legal Extraordinaire Kathy Holtshouser and Comedian Tony V discuss a variety of topics including:

  • What were Tony’s goals in comedy?
  • Do I need to write down my goals?
  • This year, Tony doesn’t want to smell like fried food
  • Will the team be keeping a gratitude journal?
  • Who were Kathy’s mentors?
  • What are SMART goals?
  • How important is it to be positive?

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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All I Want for Christmas is Real Estate

December 24, 2018

The panel welcomes Greg Murphy this week. They talk about the holiday and the importance of pie and a little bit of real estate.

Real Estate Attorney Rick Carter, Para Legal Extraordinaire Kathy Holtshouser and Comedian Tony V discuss a variety of topics including:

  • When is pie season?
  • What kind of pie did Tony have?
  • How did Greg get involved in Pie Night?
  • Can’t we all just enjoy Christmas Day?
  • Should Rick and Kathy be in the greeting card business?
  • Is there a need for supermarket cops?
  • Is ordering from Domino’s reassuring?
  • Do I need pizza insurance?
  • How did Tony lose his pants?
  • Is the house very pretty on the inside?
  • Is everyone still getting along with their family?
  • Who is Bob Kraft?
  • How is the cruise ship comedy circuit?

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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Fraud, Real Estate and Negotiation

December 18, 2018

This week Rick, Kathy and Tony welcome John Ternullo from Leading Edge Real Estate to talk about changes in the real estate market. They also discuss the various fraudulent schemes they’ve seen in real estate transactions.

Real Estate Attorney Rick Carter, Para Legal Extraordinaire Kathy Holtshouser and Comedian Tony V discuss a variety of topics including:

  • Kathy shares a very sad story about fraud
  • Buyers need to be cautious about wiring funds
  • Never email account information
  • John talks about the seasonal activity in the real estate market
  • Buyers are becoming more selective
  • It’s still a seller’s market, but not as extreme as it has been
  • What’s the best way to negotiate?
  • John’s website is ternullorealestate.com
  • What makes one house worth more than another?
  • Everything is simple if you put the work into it
  • Everything Tony V does is for the betterment of society

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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Tips to Market Your House

December 11, 2018

This week Rick, Kathy and Tony welcome Doug Walters from Doug Walters Photography to discuss goals for 2019. They also talk about how to make sure you stick with the goals and achieve them.

Real Estate Attorney Rick Carter, Para Legal Extraordinaire Kathy Holtshouser and Comedian Tony V discuss a variety of topics including:

  • What does Good for You really mean?
  • Tony V is the comedian of the year
  • The panel discusses their goals for 2019
  • Tony doesn’t need any goals to achieve great things
  • Goals need to be achievable
  • Tony V is not running for political office
  • Rick has a goal to better educate sellers in 2019
  • Rick talks about the old days in real estate
  • Are things better in the industry with all the technology available
  • Most people start their search online
  • How should you market your home to get the best result?
  • People are buying more than a property – they are buying a lifestyle
  • Tony volunteers to take pictures from outer space
  • Are 3-D tours worth doing?
  • Is it worth paying for staging?
  • You can contact Doug at dougwaltersphotography.com

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 Does the Real Estate Market Look at the End of 2018?

December 4, 2018

This week Rick, Kathy and Tony welcome Rick Nazarro from Colonial Manor Realty. They discuss how the state of the real estate market at the end of 2018.

Real Estate Attorney Rick Carter, Para Legal Extraordinaire Kathy Holtshouser and Comedian Tony V discuss a variety of topics including:

  • Tony V review his residuals from overseas?
  • How can I get a picture of Tony twirling his umbrella?
  • Why was there sushi on Tony’s car?
  • Tony is big in Denmark
  • What are the considerations for buying real estate out of state?
  • Rick Nazarro is focused on Reading real estate
  • Inventory is lower than it has been
  • Buyers are more cautious than they have been recently
  • There are not as many bidding wars out there now
  • Carter Law is seeing more contingencies in offers
  • Will the market slow down in 2019?
  • Does Rick Nazzaro send holiday cards?

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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Answers to Common Real Estate Questions

November 27, 2018

This week Rick, Kathy and Tony are on their own today. Even without a guest, they manage to find plenty to talk about.

Real Estate Attorney Rick Carter, Para Legal Extraordinaire Kathy Holtshouser and Comedian Tony V discuss a variety of topics including:

  • Is Rick healthy enough?
  • Tony has actually eaten turnip
  • How did pie night go for Tony?
  • Kathy saved all her calories for wine
  • Reduce your stress by calling Carter Law for your real estate needs
  • When do you need to move out when you sell your house?
  • When can buyers move into their new home?
  • Why doesn’t Tony V’s birth certificate have his real name?
  • If the spouse doesn’t own the property, do they need to sign anything?
  • Stay married and be miserable
  • Where does Rick’s wife go on her girls only trip?
  • Why is my mortgage payoff higher than the statement says?
  • Who should the buyer make out the check to?
  • Do I lose my deposit if I don’t end up buying the house?
  • What is an excess deposit?
  • How does escrow work for insurance?

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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Is It Still a Seller’s Market?

November 20, 2018

This week, the panel welcomes John Ternullo from The Ternullo Group. How is the current real estate market?

Real Estate Attorney Rick Carter, Para Legal Extraordinaire Kathy Holtshouser and Comedian Tony V discuss a variety of topics including:

  • The Mona Lisa doesn’t need a moustache?
  • Are things still selling at this time of the year?
  • There are more price reductions
  • Interest rates are still really low
  • The earlier a seller contacts John, the better he can help prepare for the sale
  • Does Tony give out gift bags at funerals?
  • How is Tony’s golf game?
  • Why would people want to live on a golf course?
  • What is the psychology of real estate?
  • How should I set the price of my house?
  • Is there more buyers or sellers remorse?
  • Listen to your real estate agent – there’s a reason you hired them
  • What are anchoring concepts?
  • Does Rick’s degree in Psychology explain why he is the way he is?
  • What does the panel think of emojis?

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 Should Consumers Protect Themselves During Renovations or New Construction?

November 13, 2018

The panel welcomes Sal Votano this week. What has Sal been up to – is it mostly new construction or remodeling?

Real Estate Attorney Rick Carter, Para Legal Extraordinaire Kathy Holtshouser and Comedian Tony V discuss a variety of topics including:

  • Has Kathy been to Rite-Aid today?
  • What’s a good Christmas gift for Kathy?
  • Should alcohol be served at work?
  • What is the normal cost for renovations?
  • What’s going on with the smart homes?
  • Should I let Alexa run my house or life?
  • What business should Sal and Rick start?
  • People are not well educated about the house building process
  • What does a Certificate of Occupancy mean?
  • When does the builder get the final payment?

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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