”Let’s Get Real!”

This podcast is the perfect source of Real Estate information. Your host, Bob Richards, gives you the tips and advice he’s learned after 30 successful years in the real estate industry. Learn the best time to buy or sell. How to sell your home quickly & easily for top market value. How to save time and money when buying a new home. How to save money on property taxes, how to make money with vacation rentals and a whole lot more. Listen and subscribe to get the best, most current information for the local real estate market

Listen on:

  • Podbean App
  • Spotify
  • Amazon Music
  • iHeartRadio
  • PlayerFM
  • Samsung
  • Podchaser
  • BoomPlay

Episodes

Tuesday Jun 18, 2024

If Chapter 1, verse 1 of real estate is Location, Location, Location. What is Chapter 1, verse 2? IT'S ALL ABOUT PRICE
 How does price affect market conditions if you're a buyer?
What about if you're a seller?
But what about the big windows, oversized 3 car garage, fenced back yard, big patio and 2 vanity sinks in the master bathroom?
How do Seller emotions affect pricing?
SOMETIMES, the Realtor's emotions get caught up into the home and they lose perspective of what they are selling at a fair market price.
What does "Fair Market Price" mean?
How do appraisals impact a real estate transcactions

REAL ESTATE DISCLOSURES PART 2

Tuesday Jun 18, 2024

Tuesday Jun 18, 2024

THIS IS PART TWO OF THE DISCLOSURE PODCAST.
In this episode you'll learn:
What should Buyer's be aware of regarding disclosures?
How much does a home inspection impact a sale or purchase?
Is a home inspection required?
Should a Seller have a home inspection done before putting their property on the market?

DISCLOSE, DISCLOSE, DISCLOSE!

Wednesday Jun 05, 2024

Wednesday Jun 05, 2024

In this episode Bob and Michael share time and money saving information about the importance of making full and complete disclosures when buying or selling a home. 
You'll learn: 
 
* Is this truly the #1 cause of lawsuits being filed?
*Why?
*How can these lawsuits affect a buyer and seller?
*What should Seller's be aware of regarding disclosures?
*What should Buyer's be aware of regarding disclosures?
*How much does a home inspection impact a sale or purchase?
*Is a home inspection required?
*Should a Seller have a home inspection done before putting their property on the market?

What Is A Custom Home?

Wednesday Jun 05, 2024

Wednesday Jun 05, 2024

In this podcast episode, Michael and Bob discuss the following topics about custom homes. 
*Perception vs. Reality
*Why some see it custom while others see a track home
*How does "quality" figure in to "custom?"
 
*Are there any traps you should know about when "custom features" are shared verbally, in advertising, etc?
*How does "custom" affect your purchase price? Do builders gouge you for "custom features"?

Tuesday Mar 26, 2024

Factors that impact the success of your real estate investment include:
* Short vs. long-term
* Risk Tolerance
*Absentee owner vs. owner-occupied
* Loan program - Fixed or ARM
* Realistic expectations
* Stay educated. 

Tuesday Mar 26, 2024

In this episode, Bob will share the 4 tips to help you buy or sell a home in a highly competitive market. 
You'll learn about:
* Timing
* Supply and Demand
* Economic Figures
* Interest Rates
* How to get pre-qualified for a new loan. 

Tuesday Jan 23, 2024

In this podcast, Bob Richards of Berkshire Hathaway in St George, Utah, provides information to help you navigate the Luxury Real Estate market.
You'll learn:
* What qualifies as luxury real estate
* How sellers benefit from owning a luxury home
* As a buyer, how luxury homes will affect your leverage and buying power
* How Realtors specialize in the Luxury Home Market
* What sellers and buyers of luxury homes should expect from a Realtor
* What percentage of all residential real estate sales are considered luxury home sales.
* Are luxury homes on the rise?

Tuesday Jan 23, 2024

In this Podcast, Bob Richards provides information on the benefits of owning and purchasing real estate in the Sun Belt.
* What area in the USA is considered part of the sun belt
* Is St George and southern Utah part of the sun belt?
* What attracts people to live in the sun belt?
* How is residential construction affected within that area
* How immigration to sun belt areas affects local and state politics
* How immigration to sun belt areas affects economic growth
* Future Projections for states within the sun belt

Monday Dec 11, 2023

* What's the definition of an Energy Efficient Home?
* What benefits does a homeowner receive owning an Energy Efficient home?
* Is there REALLY that much of a difference between an Energy Efficient home and one that is not? In what ways are they different?
* What does the home need to have in order to be classified as an Energy Efficient home?
* What is the most common company that promotes "Energy Efficiency"?
* How does builder's warranties affect a home being energy efficient or not?
* Briefly, tell me about builder home warranties - are all the same? What should a buyer be looking for, aware of, cautious of and scared of.

Monday Dec 11, 2023

In this podcast episode you'll learn the following about Open Houses.
* What exactly is an Open House?
* Why do Realtors hold the home "Open"?
* Who does the Open House attract? * What's the Realtor's responsibility at the Open House?
* Are homes sold during the Open House? * What pro's and con's exist to a Seller having their home set up for an Open House?
* What pro's and con's exist to a Buyer when going to a home that's an Open House?

Image

Bob Richards - "Let's Get Real!"

I hope you enjoy all my podcast episodes.  

For over 30 years I've been one of the top Realtors in Southern Utah and I'm ready to share all the secrets of my real estate success with you.

You'll learn the best times to buy and sell, how to get the lowest interest rates how to save time and money when you're looking to buy or sell your new home or vacation property. 

Copyright 2024 All Rights Reserved

Podcast Powered By Podbean

Version: 20240320