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Real Estate Real Fast Episode 19

The Impact of the Banking Industry on Commercial and Residential Real Estate Markets – Real Estate Real Fast EP19

By listingspark01 | April 7, 2023

How will the current state of the banking industry impact the commercial real estate market?

Tune into this episode of Real Estate Real Fast to learn more about where things are headed in the commercial real estate market.

Real Estate Real Fast Episode 18

Real Estate Investing: Understanding Market Trends with James Lipton – Real Estate Real Fast EP18

By listingspark | March 20, 2023

In this episode of Real Estate Real Fast, James Lipton from Entera talks about scaling in real estate, working with investors, understanding market trends, and negotiating rentals. He emphasizes the importance of focusing on tenant needs first when buying rental properties, using internal rate of return to evaluate investments, building rapport with listing agents, and having multiple targets when investing.

Texas Real Estate Market Report Q1 2023

Texas Real Estate Market Report: Analyzing Trends & Predictions for 2023

By listingspark | March 9, 2023

Learn more about the current state of the Texas real estate market and get predictions on what you can expect in 2023. Stay up-to-date on trends and make informed decisions with this comprehensive report from ListingSpark!

Real Estate Real Fast Episode 17

Q1 2023 Texas Real Estate Market update – Real Estate Real Fast EP17

By listingspark | March 9, 2023

Aaron Jistel gives an update on the Texas Real Estate Market in Q1 2023 and recaps the 2022 market noting that it had been affected by a sudden increase in mortgage rates, with sales and home values declining. He provides advice on pricing homes and how to negotiate, as well as what to expect for the rest of 2023.

Real Estate Real Fast Episode 16

Real Estate Investing Strategies with Derek Williams – Real Estate Real Fast EP16

By listingspark | March 2, 2023

Aaron Jistel interviews real estate investor Derek Williams about his experience in the business and strategies for success. They discuss topics such as flipping houses, finding partners, bank financing, lead generation and motivated seller tactics, a tight buy box, and listing on the MLS.

Real Estate Real Fast Episode 15

Maximizing Returns with Real Estate Investment: An Interview with Ryan Jones – Real Estate Real Fast EP15

By listingspark | February 24, 2023

Aaron Jistel and Ryan Jones discuss the current real estate market, loan products for investors, cash out rule changes from Fannie Mae, debt service coverage ratio loans, interest rates, and home equity lines of credit. They also talk about how to buy and sell real estate during the current housing market for investors and Ryan’s unique dome property in Texas.

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How to master real estate investing and avoid mistakes – Real Estate Real Fast EP14

By listingspark | February 16, 2023

Julie Daniels subs in for host Aaron Jistel and Rachael Holladay, VP of Lending at Stallion Funding. Julie and Rachael discuss the importance of access to capital and building relationships with lenders. They also talk about the different types of financing available and how to structure a successful real estate investment.

Home Appraisal Cost, Uses, and What to Expect in 2023

Home Appraisal Cost, Uses, & What to Expect in 2023

By listingspark | February 9, 2023

Unsure about home appraisals? In this article, we cover everything you need to know including what an appraisal is, who orders them, and how much they cost.

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Texas Real Estate Contracts and Addendums: A Guide for Home Sellers and Buyers

By listingspark | February 6, 2023

In this episode, Aaron Jistel (Broker and Co-Founder at ListingSpark) focuses on how recent changes to Texas Real Estate Commission’s contracts and documents may affect home sellers and buyers. He covers topics such as cash payments, mud, WCID and PID notices, Section 7D of the TREC contracts, HOA transfer fees, special provisions and third party financing addendums.

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How to find, analyze, fund, and manage AirBnBs properties (with Kyle Christian, over a decade of experience in multiple facets of the real estate investment world) – Real Estate Real Fast EP12

By listingspark | January 26, 2023

In this episode of Real Estate Real Fast, host Aaron Jistel interviews Kyle Christian, an experienced investor in private and hard money investments, flipping houses, and managing AirBnBs and hotels. Kyle explains his strategy for finding good AirBnB deals, including serving underserved markets, analyzing and validating numbers, providing clear instructions to guests, and looking for reviews when evaluating management companies. He also discusses the financing process and recommends resources like Roddy List and Skip Force. Finally, he emphasizes the importance of taking action and setting realistic expectations.

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