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Your host, Robert Whitelaw AKA “The RebelBroker” shares his over 30 years of experience with you each week to help you make the very best decisions as a buyer, seller, investor – or just someone interested in the world of real estate. With a special focus on Southern Silicon Valley  – we will hit on all the topics important to the local market and  the nation.

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Home Insurance Companies Flee California

State Farm has decided to cut off home insurance coverage for California home owners. That is just the tip of the iceberg.

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In this thought-provoking episode, we delve into the often overlooked drawbacks of low-income buyers availing themselves of 1% down loans.

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Bankruptcies Up 216%

Business bankruptcies up 216% and we are not even half way through 2023 yet! What does this mean for unemployment and the world of real estate?

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2023 Real Estate Market Headlines Wrong?

The headlines today sure do seem to be sending out a positive message relating to the 2023 real estate market. Many tell us the great home value drop is over. The most recent numbers prove we are out of the woods. Do they really?

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Home Equity Theft In 2023

Home equity theft is real and it is happening in too many locations across the country. Even worse, it is legal and leaves you fighting against the government. But there is hope!

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Qualified Buyers Get Hosed In 2023

Did you work hard to get your 20% downpayment and a credit score above 680? Then you are exactly the kind of qualified buyer that the Federal Housing and Finance Agency wants to screw over!

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40 Year Mortgage – A Bad Idea

Imagine for a minute all the things you hate about a mortgage. High interest rate – check. Doubling the cost of your home by the time you pay it off – check. Now imagine you can make all of that even worse and you have yourself a 40 year mortgage. Now imagine that bankers want to use this for folks in financial difficulty. Sound good?

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March 2023 Buyer & Seller Sentiment

In todays show we will take some time to review the latest buyer and seller sentiment data. We also take some time to consider what the data says about buyers vs what we are seeing buyers actually do in the marketplace.

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Is The California “Dream For All” Loan Predatory Lending?

If you think of predatory lending is excessively risky for the borrower, I think that there is a good chance we should chat about the “California Dream For All” loan program from CalHFA (California Housing Fianance Agency).

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7 Great Tricks To Find Your Home Or Investment Property Off Market

If you are desperately searching to find your home or to uncover a great investment property – you just might want to consider looking for an off market property!

1% down loans

1% Down Loans – Good Or Bad?

In this thought-provoking episode, we delve into the often overlooked drawbacks of low-income buyers availing themselves of 1% down loans.

bankruptcies up

Bankruptcies Up 216%

Business bankruptcies up 216% and we are not even half way through 2023 yet! What does this mean for unemployment and the world of real estate?

2023 real estate market headlines are wrong

2023 Real Estate Market Headlines Wrong?

The headlines today sure do seem to be sending out a positive message relating to the 2023 real estate market. Many tell us the great home value drop is over. The most recent numbers prove we are out of the woods. Do they really?

home equity theft

Home Equity Theft In 2023

Home equity theft is real and it is happening in too many locations across the country. Even worse, it is legal and leaves you fighting against the government. But there is hope!

qualified borrowers get hosed in 2023

Qualified Buyers Get Hosed In 2023

Did you work hard to get your 20% downpayment and a credit score above 680? Then you are exactly the kind of qualified buyer that the Federal Housing and Finance Agency wants to screw over!

40 year mortgage is not good

40 Year Mortgage – A Bad Idea

Imagine for a minute all the things you hate about a mortgage. High interest rate – check. Doubling the cost of your home by the time you pay it off – check. Now imagine you can make all of that even worse and you have yourself a 40 year mortgage. Now imagine that bankers want to use this for folks in financial difficulty. Sound good?

march 2023 buyer and seller sentiment

March 2023 Buyer & Seller Sentiment

In todays show we will take some time to review the latest buyer and seller sentiment data. We also take some time to consider what the data says about buyers vs what we are seeing buyers actually do in the marketplace.

calHFA california home for all predatory loan

Is The California “Dream For All” Loan Predatory Lending?

If you think of predatory lending is excessively risky for the borrower, I think that there is a good chance we should chat about the “California Dream For All” loan program from CalHFA (California Housing Fianance Agency).

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7 Great Tricks To Find Your Home Or Investment Property Off Market

If you are desperately searching to find your home or to uncover a great investment property – you just might want to consider looking for an off market property!

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Cons To San Francisco Living Get Omitted

I came across an article a little while back on Redfin where they were discussing the pros and cons of San Francisco living. As someone that is pretty familiar with San Francisco, I was surprised more by what they left out than what the included.

bankruptcies up

Bankruptcies Up 216%

Business bankruptcies up 216% and we are not even half way through 2023 yet! What does this mean for unemployment and the world of real estate?

2023 real estate market headlines are wrong

2023 Real Estate Market Headlines Wrong?

The headlines today sure do seem to be sending out a positive message relating to the 2023 real estate market. Many tell us the great home value drop is over. The most recent numbers prove we are out of the woods. Do they really?

home equity theft

Home Equity Theft In 2023

Home equity theft is real and it is happening in too many locations across the country. Even worse, it is legal and leaves you fighting against the government. But there is hope!

qualified borrowers get hosed in 2023

Qualified Buyers Get Hosed In 2023

Did you work hard to get your 20% downpayment and a credit score above 680? Then you are exactly the kind of qualified buyer that the Federal Housing and Finance Agency wants to screw over!

40 year mortgage is not good

40 Year Mortgage – A Bad Idea

Imagine for a minute all the things you hate about a mortgage. High interest rate – check. Doubling the cost of your home by the time you pay it off – check. Now imagine you can make all of that even worse and you have yourself a 40 year mortgage. Now imagine that bankers want to use this for folks in financial difficulty. Sound good?

march 2023 buyer and seller sentiment

March 2023 Buyer & Seller Sentiment

In todays show we will take some time to review the latest buyer and seller sentiment data. We also take some time to consider what the data says about buyers vs what we are seeing buyers actually do in the marketplace.

calHFA california home for all predatory loan

Is The California “Dream For All” Loan Predatory Lending?

If you think of predatory lending is excessively risky for the borrower, I think that there is a good chance we should chat about the “California Dream For All” loan program from CalHFA (California Housing Fianance Agency).

find your home off market

7 Great Tricks To Find Your Home Or Investment Property Off Market

If you are desperately searching to find your home or to uncover a great investment property – you just might want to consider looking for an off market property!

san francisco living cons

Cons To San Francisco Living Get Omitted

I came across an article a little while back on Redfin where they were discussing the pros and cons of San Francisco living. As someone that is pretty familiar with San Francisco, I was surprised more by what they left out than what the included.

7% rates kill home sales

7% Rates Kill Local Home Sales!

The recent increase in national interest rates has caused quite a stir in the real estate industry, and it is not surprising that many prospective homebuyers are feeling the pinch. With nearly 7% rates, it’s no secret that home sales will decline.

2023 real estate market headlines are wrong

2023 Real Estate Market Headlines Wrong?

The headlines today sure do seem to be sending out a positive message relating to the 2023 real estate market. Many tell us the great home value drop is over. The most recent numbers prove we are out of the woods. Do they really?

home equity theft

Home Equity Theft In 2023

Home equity theft is real and it is happening in too many locations across the country. Even worse, it is legal and leaves you fighting against the government. But there is hope!

qualified borrowers get hosed in 2023

Qualified Buyers Get Hosed In 2023

Did you work hard to get your 20% downpayment and a credit score above 680? Then you are exactly the kind of qualified buyer that the Federal Housing and Finance Agency wants to screw over!

40 year mortgage is not good

40 Year Mortgage – A Bad Idea

Imagine for a minute all the things you hate about a mortgage. High interest rate – check. Doubling the cost of your home by the time you pay it off – check. Now imagine you can make all of that even worse and you have yourself a 40 year mortgage. Now imagine that bankers want to use this for folks in financial difficulty. Sound good?

march 2023 buyer and seller sentiment

March 2023 Buyer & Seller Sentiment

In todays show we will take some time to review the latest buyer and seller sentiment data. We also take some time to consider what the data says about buyers vs what we are seeing buyers actually do in the marketplace.

calHFA california home for all predatory loan

Is The California “Dream For All” Loan Predatory Lending?

If you think of predatory lending is excessively risky for the borrower, I think that there is a good chance we should chat about the “California Dream For All” loan program from CalHFA (California Housing Fianance Agency).

find your home off market

7 Great Tricks To Find Your Home Or Investment Property Off Market

If you are desperately searching to find your home or to uncover a great investment property – you just might want to consider looking for an off market property!

san francisco living cons

Cons To San Francisco Living Get Omitted

I came across an article a little while back on Redfin where they were discussing the pros and cons of San Francisco living. As someone that is pretty familiar with San Francisco, I was surprised more by what they left out than what the included.

7% rates kill home sales

7% Rates Kill Local Home Sales!

The recent increase in national interest rates has caused quite a stir in the real estate industry, and it is not surprising that many prospective homebuyers are feeling the pinch. With nearly 7% rates, it’s no secret that home sales will decline.

January 2023 Home Sales Headlines

Home Sales And Sketchy Headlines

When headlines imply things are better than they feel, it is always good to take a closer look. January home sales headlines are a good example.

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