Buyers & SellersReal Estate Updates November 30, 2022

10 great real estate podcasts

HGTV and other channels on television and YouTube offer plenty of content about buying, selling, improving or investing in real estate. The problem is, many of us lack the time to simply sit down and watch. If you’re one of those people, you’re in luck: There’s an ample supply of real estate podcasts out there to listen to anytime you want real estate advice or insight — and they’re free. Here are 10 to start with.

1. Real Estate Today

Hosted by Stephen Gasque, director of broadcasting and multimedia communications for the National Association of Realtors, this long-running radio program from NAR is also available as a podcast, with hundreds of episodes to choose from. Topics include homebuying for millennials, creating a smart home, maximum selling secrets, purchasing a second home, first-time buying and many more.

  • Ideal for: Buyers, sellers, homeowners and investors
  • Where to listen: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher and other platforms

2. BiggerPockets: The Real Estate Investing Podcast

This weekly podcast from the real estate investing website BiggerPockets is renowned for its informal and fun interviews with investors and entrepreneurs from all types of backgrounds. Guests include big names like actor Matthew McConaughey and Ken Corsini of HGTV’s “Flip or Flop Atlanta,” as well as industry players who share their success stories and suggestions. The podcast is hosted by real estate investors Rob Abasolo and David Greene.

  • Ideal for: Beginner and intermediate investors
  • Where to listen: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher and other platforms

3. The Indicator from Planet Money

Looking to better understand business, the economy and work in layman’s terms — and in just 10 minutes? Check out this short NPR podcast, which bills itself as “a little show about big ideas.” Topics vary widely, but the real estate–related content explores areas like home sales, moving trends, the commercial market and renting.

“This is my personal favorite podcast,” says Jessica Lautz, vice president of demographics and behavioral insights for NAR. “They pick one economic data release or finding and explore it, as well as what it means to consumers and what it means to the economy as a whole.”

  • Ideal for: Buyers, sellers, homeowners and investors
  • Where to listen: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and other platforms

4. Homebuyer Radio

This podcast is geared toward home purchasers — both first-time buyers and repeat buyers. It shares insider secrets and helpful advice from host Dan Moralez, a mortgage expert and loan officer in Michigan, and the industry pros he interviews. Among the issues tackled across 150-plus episodes: mortgage comparison shopping, getting preapproved for a loan, credit repair and tips for self-employed homebuyers.

  • Ideal for: Homebuyers
  • Where to listen: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and other platforms

5. The Money Pit Home Improvement Podcast

Home improvement and repair is the focus of this podcast (it’s also a nationally syndicated radio program), headed by experts Leslie Segrete and Tom Kraeutler. The two hosts cover the gamut of topics facing homeowners and do-it-yourselfers. Popular episodes among the more than 1,500 available include: four favorite home improvement hacks, no-stress closet organization, germ-free faucets, high-return home improvements and best kitchen lighting.

  • Ideal for: Homeowners looking to remodel
  • Where to listen: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and other platforms

6. Martini Mortgage Podcast

Kevin Martini, a lending expert based in Raleigh, North Carolina, walks listeners through virtually every aspect of getting a mortgage loan and purchasing a home over more than 150 episodes. This podcast is curated to help listeners create wealth in real estate and navigate smoothly through the process. Subjects spotlighted on Martini’s show include winning bidding wars, improving your credit, avoiding forbearance, home affordability and tax credits for first-time buyers.

  • Ideal for: Buyers and sellers
  • Where to listen: Apple Podcasts, Audacy, Spotify and other platforms

7. Making Money in Multifamily

If you have even the slightest inkling to invest in multifamily properties, this podcast is for you. Host Dave Morgia, a real estate investor, talks with industry professionals about practices and principles for success in this field.

“In addition to discussing their accomplishments, Dave spends time asking each guest to dig into deals that didn’t meet expectations and the reasons why,” says Ira Singer, principal at Mosaic Construction in Northbrook, Illinois, who has appeared as a guest. “I enjoy this podcast because it drills down on the topics that are most valuable to the budding and experienced multifamily investor.”

  • Ideal for: Multifamily housing investors
  • Where to listen: Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify and other platforms

8. Real Estate News for Investors

Whether you are actively investing in real estate or not, this show scans the headlines to keep you informed about market conditions and trends. Host Kathy Fettke, co-CEO of the Real Wealth Network and author of “Retire Rich With Rentals,” reviews the latest reports from national organizations and market data analysis to educate listeners about building and holding a real estate investment portfolio. Topics include the best real estate markets for investing, the latest news on property values and tax law and the latest information for real estate flippers.

  • Ideal for: Investing beginners and enthusiasts, news buffs
  • Where to listen: Apple Podcasts, Overcast and other platforms
  • Where to listen: Apple Podcasts, Overcast and other platforms

9. The Remote Real Estate Investor

In a world that is increasingly remote, this podcast from Roofstock explores real estate investing from the perspective of those who live far away from the properties in their portfolios. Hosts Emil Shour, Tom Schneider and Michael Albaum explore a variety of topics, including identification of hot markets, how to analyze properties from afar and common pitfalls to avoid.

  • Ideal for: Remote or out-of-state investors
  • Where to listen: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and other platforms

10. Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever

With around 3,000 episodes live, this long-running podcast dispenses daily advice with host Joe Fairless. Fairless began his real estate investing journey with low-cost single-family homes and now holds a portfolio valuing in the billions. This show uniquely explores commercial real estate investing and guides listeners toward success in an uncertain market.

  • Ideal for: Curious and seasoned investors
  • Where to listen: Apple Podcasts, TuneIn, Audible and other platforms

Story by Erik J. Martin • Nov 22

See MSN article here