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Real Talk Atlanta

English, Finance, 2 seasons, 71 episodes, 1 day 11 hours 53 minutes
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Join four Atlanta Real estate Agents, Ashley, River, Neika, and Tiesha, as they break down the Real in Real Estate. From insights on navigating a seller's market to understanding the out-of-pocket cost of homeownership, these ladies dive into a myriad of information to equip new homeowners.
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How to Avoid Real Estate Scams

There’s a lot of pressure that comes with buying a home. And in a competitive real estate market, there’s always the temptation to act quickly when you find that perfect home. Unfortunately, scam artists will often take advantage of this and either trick potential home buyers into paying for properties that don’t exist or misrepresent the terms of the deal. With us being in a digital world, this has made mortgage fraud much more popular online– even from some of the most common real estate websites.Fortunately, there are ways you can avoid falling victim to a real estate scam. By learning the warning signs and some of the most common real estate scams, you’ll be better prepared to protect yourself._______This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL<
15/11/202329 minutes 34 seconds
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Our Real Estate Horror Stories | + Tips to Avoid Real Estate Nightmares

While real estate can be an exciting and fulfilling career, it also comes with major challenges⁠—from faulty contractor work to unreasonable clients, major home repairs, unrealistic expectations from partners, and even terrifying surprises. Real estate horror stories can happen to the best and most experienced agents. We gathered our scariest, most nerve-wracking real estate horror stories so you can learn how to avoid these situations in your everyday dealings with clients and other real estate professionals._______This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realtalkatlanta/◦ SUBMIT Q
01/11/202331 minutes 29 seconds
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Do's and Don'ts for Getting a Mortgage Loan | Ft. George Wise

As we all know, the mortgage process can be stressful. Bank statements, credit scores, interest rates, loan estimates, closing disclosures, and more can really bog you down during the home buying journey. During this weeks episode, the ladies of Real Talk Atlanta will be providing you with a quick list of do’s and don’ts to help you cut through the noise and create a speedy mortgage process so you can focus on the fun stuff: finding your dream home! And who better to have this conversation with than out expert mortgage lender who we all use on our personal deals– Mr. George Wise! Be sure to tune in today to learn more on how you can make your homeownership goals a reality!_______This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O
31/10/202333 minutes 23 seconds
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How to Avoid Real Estate Scams | Things Every Homebuyer Should Look Out For

There’s a lot of pressure that comes with buying a home. And in a competitive real estate market, there’s always the temptation to act quickly when you find that perfect home. Unfortunately, scam artists will often take advantage of this and either trick potential home buyers into paying for properties that don’t exist or misrepresent the terms of the deal. With us being in a digital world, this has made mortgage fraud much more popular online– even from some of the most common real estate websites.Fortunately, there are ways you can avoid falling victim to a real estate scam. This weeks episode will teach you a few of the warning signs and some of the most common real estate scams that will help you be better prepared to protect yourself.This episode is sponsored by Herve Dor Insurance Group. Be sure to follow Herve for all of your insurance needs: @dorinsurancegroup on IG or visit his website at https://www.amfam.com/agents/georgia/marietta/herve-dor_____
25/10/202329 minutes 34 seconds
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How YOU Can Become a Homeowner | Steps to Take When You're Thinking About Purchasing

Are you considering purchasing your dream home but feeling a bit overwhelmed by the process? In this episode, we&apos;ve got you covered with a quick and comprehensive refresher on what it takes to make that homeownership dream a reality. We’ll dive into financing, setting your budget,  the offer and negotiation process and so much more! Whether you&apos;re a first-time buyer or need a refresher, this episode is packed with insights and practical advice. Tune in and take the first step toward owning your piece of real estate!This episode is sponsored by Herve Dor Insurance Group. Be sure to follow Herve for all of your insurance needs: @dorinsurancegroup on IG or visit his website at https://www.amfam.com/agents/georgia/marietta/herve-dor________This episode is also brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% of
18/10/202321 minutes 2 seconds
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Our Real Estate Success Stories With Homebuyers | The Untold Stories of Our Clients

If you&apos;ve ever wondered how others successfully tackled the real estate market, this episode is a must-listen! This week we dove into the real-life stories of individuals and families who turned their dreams of homeownership into reality. We talked through the challenges our clients faced, the hurdles they overcame, and the moments that defined their path to success. You&apos;ll hear about the highs and lows, the unexpected twists, and the valuable lessons learned along the way. Whether you&apos;re a seasoned real estate enthusiast or a first-time buyer, these stories offer valuable insights, tips, and motivation to help you on your own path to homeownership. Tune in for a dose of inspiration and practical wisdom from those who&apos;ve achieved the dream of owning their own piece of the world.This episode is sponsored by Herve Dor Insurance Group. Be sure to follow Herve for all of your insurance needs: @dorinsurancegroup on IG or visit his website at https://www.amfa
11/10/202329 minutes 19 seconds
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Important Documents in Every Real Estate Transaction | What EVERYONE Should Know Before Signing

This episode is sponsored by Herve Dor Insurance Group. Be sure to follow Herve for all of your insurance needs: @dorinsurancegroup on IG or visit his website at https://www.amfam.com/agents/georgia/marietta/herve-dor________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !If you&apos;re looking to insure the bag, click here to connect with Herve: ◦ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realtalkatlanta/◦ SUBMIT QUESTIONS : [email protected]◦ Ashley: https://www.instagram.com/ashley__larae/◦ River:<a href='https://www.buzzsprout.com/19612
04/10/202339 minutes 37 seconds
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This or That Challenge | Real Estate Edition

Welcome back to another episode of Real Talk Atlanta! This week, your favorite podcast hosts are playing another interactive game of This or That! Would you choose 100 acres or 100 units? Do you prefer emails or phone conversations? Tune in today and hear what Tiesha, Ashley, River and Neika would choose! Comment below to join in on the fun and tell us what you would choose!________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realtalkatlanta/◦ SUBMIT QUESTIONS : [email protected]◦ Ashley: https://www.instagram.com/ashle
27/09/202333 minutes 58 seconds
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Insuring The Bag | Featuring Herve Dor

In this informative episode of Real Talk Atlanta, Neika, River, Ashley &amp; Tiesha sit down with a seasoned home insurance agent who unveils the mysteries of home insurance. Whether you&apos;re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned homeowner, understanding the ins and outs of home insurance is crucial for protecting your most significant investment.This weeks guest, Herve Dor, brings years of expertise to the table, simplifying complex insurance jargon and providing actionable tips on how to choose the right coverage for your home. From dwelling coverage to personal property protection, we cover it all.Tune in to learn how to safeguard your home against unforeseen events, what to look for in a policy, and how to save money on your premiums. Don&apos;t miss this episode if you want to make sure your home and loved ones are protected!Be sure to follow Herve for all of your insurance needs: @dorinsurancegroup on IG or visit his website at https://www.amfam.com/a
20/09/202328 minutes 51 seconds
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How to Get Clientele as a Real Estate Agent

As a realtor, attracting and retaining clients is essential for your success in the competitive real estate industry. Building a successful business takes time, consistency and commitment.  In todays episode, Ashley, Neika, River &amp; Tiesha will share a few strategies to help you catch and maintain your ideal clientele.________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realtalkatlanta/◦ SUBMIT QUESTIONS : [email protected]◦ Ashley: https://www.instagram.com/ashley__larae/◦ River:<a href='https://www.bu
14/09/202327 minutes 21 seconds
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How Real Estate Commissions Work, Part 2 | LEASES

Welcome back to another episode of Real Talk Atlanta! After receiving a lot of questions from our previous real estate commissions episode, we’ve decided to further expand on the conversations and discuss commissions when it comes to leases and for sale by owners. We’ll be covering the roles of realtors when working with clients as well as how much are negotiated when working with for sale by owner properties. Grab your pen and paper, let’s talk!________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !To Order &quot; She Had to Die to Become Her&quot; by Suzette Samuels, Click here: <a href='https://www.youtube.com/redirect?event=video_description&amp;redir_token=QUFFLUhqbHZKZXBOQlBLVTJyTnJXdTR
06/09/202332 minutes 5 seconds
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No Story, No Glory Part 2 | Featuring Suzette Samuel

________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !To Order &quot; She Had to Die to Become Her&quot; by Suzette Samuels, Click here: https://shopsuzette.org◦ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realtalkatlanta/◦ SUBMIT QUESTIONS : [email protected]◦ Ashle
30/08/202331 minutes 30 seconds
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How Real Estate Commissions Work | How We Get Paid EXPLAINED!

Real estate commissions serve as compensation for the services provided by realtors in facilitating property transactions. While some might question the necessity of commissions, they play a crucial role in the real estate industry. During this weeks episode of Real Talk Atlanta, River, Tiesha, Ashley and Neika discuss the value that realtors bring to transactions and the benefits they provide throughout the process. _______BUY River&apos;s e-book on Home Renovations: https://rivertherealtor.sellfy.store/p/get-wealthy-with-me-home-renovation-edition/________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realtalkatlanta/
16/08/202333 minutes 32 seconds
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Atlanta Housing Market Update | Summer 2023

Welcome back to Real Talk Atlanta! In this episode, your Humpday Hotties will be diving into the latest updates and insights from the Atlanta housing market. Whether you’re a prospective homebuyer, a seller, or just interested in real estate, we’ve got you covered. We’ll discuss key trends affecting the market, and provide expert opinions to help you navigate this dynamic industry. _______BUY River&apos;s e-book on Home Renovations: https://rivertherealtor.sellfy.store/p/get-wealthy-with-me-home-renovation-edition/________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realtalkatlanta/◦ SUBMIT QUESTIONS : realtalkatlpod@
09/08/202329 minutes 30 seconds
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How to Manage Work, Life, and Love Balance as an Entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur can be a very demanding job. Although many people believe that starting a business will give them the maximum amount of free time, that may not always be the case. This weeks, the ladies of Real Talk Atlanta talk through how they manage their demanding work schedule while also balancing healthy relationships._______BUY River&apos;s e-book on Home Renovations: https://rivertherealtor.sellfy.store/p/get-wealthy-with-me-home-renovation-edition/________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realtalkatlanta/◦ SUBMIT QUESTIONS : [email protected]◦ Ashley: https://www.instagram.co
26/07/202331 minutes 45 seconds
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TIPS for Relocating to a New City | How to Purchase a Home in a Different City

Planning a move to a new city can be both exciting and challenging. Whether you&apos;re relocating for work, family, or personal reasons, there are key considerations to ensure a smooth transition. In today’s episode of Real Talk Atlanta, we provide valuable tips and advice to help you navigate the process of relocating to a new city. From thorough research to establishing a support network, we&apos;ve got you covered. Let&apos;s dive in!_______BUY River&apos;s e-book on Home Renovations: https://rivertherealtor.sellfy.store/p/get-wealthy-with-me-home-renovation-edition/________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realtalkat
19/07/202325 minutes 46 seconds
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Why Referrals Should Matter to ALL Real Estate Agents

Welcome back to another episode of Real Talk Atlanta! In today&apos;s episode, we dive into the topic of referrals and why they are crucial for success in the competitive world of real estate. Referrals play a pivotal role in building trust, expanding networks, and establishing a strong reputation. Join us as we uncover the importance of referrals and learn how they can significantly impact your real estate career._______BUY River&apos;s e-book on Home Renovations: https://rivertherealtor.sellfy.store/p/get-wealthy-with-me-home-renovation-edition/________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realtalkatlanta/◦ SUBMIT
12/07/202326 minutes 19 seconds
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Healthy Habits to Manage Your Money as an Entrepreneur

Being an Entrepreneur comes with many challenges and hurdles to overcome. One of those challenges deals with your finances. As a business owner, it’s important to understand how to manage your money effectively as it is one of the keys things that can make or break your success. This week, the ladies of Real Talk Atlanta will be sharing money management tips and provide strategies to help develop healthy spending habits. Grab your pen and paper, you don’t want to miss this! _______BUY River&apos;s e-book on Home Renovations: https://rivertherealtor.sellfy.store/p/get-wealthy-with-me-home-renovation-edition/________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Insta
05/07/202332 minutes 55 seconds
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Tips & Advice to Grow Your Business as a New Real Estate Agent

Getting your real estate license is only the first step to being an effective real estate agent. If you’re looking to grow your real estate business, there are a multitude of things that you can do, but it’s important to make sure that you spend your time in the most effective ways — ways that will bring you business and provide a good return on investment. In todays episode of Real Talk Atlanta, Ashley, River, Tiesha &amp; Neika share a variety of actions you can take to actively grow your business to reach new clients and make more sales along the way._______BUY River&apos;s e-book on Home Renovations: https://rivertherealtor.sellfy.store/p/get-wealthy-with-me-home-renovation-edition/________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL<b
28/06/202330 minutes
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WHY Your Home Isn't Selling in Today's Market | Seller Tips 2023

Every seller puts their home on the market hoping for a quick sale. It’s unfortunate when your home has been listed for two weeks and you haven’t received any offers and showing requests, leaving you to ask: Why isn’t my house selling? In todays episode, the ladies of Real Talk Atlanta will talk through some of the key reasons your house is still on the market and provide strategies on how it can be fixed!_______BUY River&apos;s e-book on Home Renovations: https://rivertherealtor.sellfy.store/p/get-wealthy-with-me-home-renovation-edition/________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realtalkatlanta/◦ SUBMIT QUE
21/06/202331 minutes 41 seconds
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How Real Estate Has Changed Our Lives | Our Realtor Journey

Just 2 years ago, the four of us took a leap of faith and started our careers in real estate-- which is how we met. Today, we have collectively sold over $30 million in real estate.  We&apos;ve sold plenty of houses and have even went through the journey of purchasing our own properties and building out personal portfolios. This video shares our individual journeys on how real estate has changed our lives tremendously. Want to invest in real estate deals with us? Visit www.realtalkatlanta.com_______BUY River&apos;s e-book on Home Renovations: https://rivertherealtor.sellfy.store/p/get-wealthy-with-me-home-renovation-edition/________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 1
16/06/202328 minutes 11 seconds
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Government Programs That Make Home Buying AFFORDABLE

_______BUY River&apos;s e-book on Home Renovations: https://rivertherealtor.sellfy.store/p/get-wealthy-with-me-home-renovation-edition/________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realtalkatlanta/◦ SUBMIT QUESTIONS : [email protected]◦ Ashley: https://www.instagram.com/ashley__larae/◦ River: https://www.instagram.com/rivertherealtor/</
07/06/202330 minutes 59 seconds
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A Home Maintenance Checklist for Summer

As a homeowner, home maintenance is important for your home’s upkeep. Continuing to check on your exterior, appliances, heating and cooling, plumbing, security, electrical systems, etc. will help prevent breakdowns, save money, and keep your home looking its best. Tune into this weeks episode to learn how to stay up-to-date on your home’s care and help you make the most of your investment._______BUY River&apos;s e-book on Home Renovations: https://rivertherealtor.sellfy.store/p/get-wealthy-with-me-home-renovation-edition/________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !<
31/05/202324 minutes 13 seconds
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How to Deal With Difficult Deals as a Realtor

_______BUY River&apos;s e-book on Home Renovations: https://rivertherealtor.sellfy.store/p/get-wealthy-with-me-home-renovation-edition/________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realtalkatl...◦ SUBMIT QUESTIONS : [email protected]◦ Ashley: https://www.instagram.com/ashley__larae/◦ River: https://www.instagram.com/rivertherea...◦ Tiesha: https://www.instagram.com/thereal_tie...◦ Neika: https://www.instagram.com/neikaw.real....Produced by <a href='https://bit.ly/3V8
24/05/202325 minutes 46 seconds
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How to Increase Your Home's Equity & Appraisal | TIPS to Maintain and Add Value

There are many things a homeowner can do to improve their home that will help maintain or even increase the home’s value. The best advice a homeowner can follow to preserve their home’s value is to maintain and repair the home THROUGHOUT the time you own it. Whether you’re planning to sell in the near future or you simply want to continue to grow the value of your home investment, tune into this weeks episode of Real Talk Atlanta to learn the steps you can take to maintain &amp; increase the value of your home. _______RIVER&apos;S E-BOOK on Home Renovations: https://rivertherealtor.sellfy.store/p/get-wealthy-with-me-home-renovation-edition/________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off yo
17/05/202326 minutes 37 seconds
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How Your Home Can Make YOU Money | House Hacking, HELOC, Equity, and MORE!

Just like your home can cost you money, it can make you money. Whether you’re purchasing a home to occupy and make a return in the future or purchasing solely to generate immediate income, investing in real estate is an always a smart idea. In todays episode, the ladies of Real Talk Atlanta will be breaking down the various ways in which homeowners can make a profit from the house. From HELOC to house-hacking, the possibilities are endless! ________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: <a href='https://www.youtube.com/redirect?event=video_description&amp;redir_token=QUFFLUhqbGxqZVV6RHlGZkNJNF9MckpMb1RzSzJ3T0xHd3xBQ3Jtc0tsTlBLbk8xbkNyUXVzRUdNMWJmajl4ZnVuZ013dDdhd3RnYWlnaE
10/05/202334 minutes 21 seconds
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Should You Rent vs. Buy? | Housing Market Update 2023

Should you rent or buy a home? This is probably a question many people ask themselves! During this weeks episode of Real Talk Atlanta, Ashley, Tiesha, River and Neika will be discussing the pros and cons of buying a home vs renting in today&apos;s market. ________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: https://ww
03/05/202331 minutes 4 seconds
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Should You Sell Your Home in 2023? | Real Estate Market Updates

Spring is often considered the best time to sell a home. With the holidays over and the weather warming up, homebuyers have more motivation to be out looking at homes. When selling a home, there are 3 things every seller wants: to sell it for the most money they can, to do it in a certain amount of time, and to do all of that with the fewest hassles. This season may be the best time to accomplish all three! If you’re wondering whether now is really an ideal time to list your home and you want to accomplish these goals, be sure to tune into this weeks episode and connect with one of the ladies of Real Talk Atlanta to understand the steps you need to take to successfully sell your home this spring. ________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL<
26/04/202322 minutes 23 seconds
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Breakdown of the Costs of Buying a Home in 2023

So, you&apos;ve been pre-approved, you&apos;ve chosen one of us as your realtor, you&apos;ve been house shopping, and now you&apos;ve just submitted an offer for your dream home. What happens next after you get your offer accepted? In this episode, Neika, River, Ashley, and Tiesha talk about what upfront costs are in home buying, including earnest money, inspections, appraisals, and closing costs. We’ll be discussing what you can expect to pay for each, and why they are worth the expense.Tune in to learn how to start financially preparing yourself for homeownership!________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: <a href='https://www.youtube.com/red
19/04/202333 minutes 13 seconds
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When and How to DUMP Your Realtor | Tips to Fire Your Agent

Buying and selling real estate is a major financial decision. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned seller, you need to work with an agent who can advocate for you and ensure the deal goes through as smoothly as possible. However, not every Realtor is a good fit, and that’s okay. Some may lack the experience you need. Some may have a poor personality match. If things aren’t working out with your agent in the sale or purchase process, they can make your move absolutely miserable. Can you fire them?Tune in to learn how to fire your real estate agent as well as the many instances in which you are able to do so._________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦
12/04/202325 minutes 14 seconds
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Top Places to Visit in Atlanta | Realtors Guide to ATL

_________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realtalkatlanta/◦ SUBMIT QUESTIONS : [email protected]◦ Ashley: https://www.instagram.com/ashley__larae/◦ River: https://www.instagram.com/rivertherealtor◦ Tiesha: https://www.instagram.com/thereal_tiesharena◦ Neika: https://www.instagram.com/neikaw.realestateAll Business. No Boundaries.Welcome to All Business. No Boundaries, a collection of supply chain stories by DHL...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   <a href='https://bit.ly/SpotifySmartConnec
05/04/202326 minutes 58 seconds
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How to Pick the Perfect Home Loan | Loan Types Explained & What to Avoid!

As a prospective home buyer, it’s just as important to research types of mortgages as the neighborhoods you want to live in. Applying for a home loan can be complicated, and deciding which type of mortgage best suits your needs early on will help direct you to the type of home you can afford. There are a number of loans to choose from and during this episode of Real Talk Atlanta, Ashley, Tiesha, Neika &amp; River will be giving you all an in-depth walkthrough of some of the most commonly used loan types and loan programs. They’ll be breaking down the requirements as well as the pros and cons so you can decide what_________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: https:
29/03/202333 minutes 37 seconds
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What to Do if Your Offer is Rejected or Your Loan Application is Denied | Homebuyer Tips

For first-time home buyers, finding the perfect place to settle down is hard enough but for rejection to make an unwelcome appearance, it can be discouraging. From not being approved for the loan amount you were looking for to not having your offer accepted on a home you love, rejection can definitely make you second guess your plans but having the right realtor can really make a big difference. This week, the ladies of Real Talk Atlanta talk through a few rejection scenarios and explain how they’re able to turn these negatives into positives for their clients! _________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realtalkatlanta/◦ SUBMIT QUE
22/03/202329 minutes 15 seconds
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This or That: Real Estate Edition

When it comes to real estate, there are MANY different options to consider like single family home vs townhome, HOA or no HOA, etc. Often times, it can be a struggle to decide exactly what would work best for you. Join us this week for a fun game of “This or That” as we talk you through the details of a few specific real estate scenarios you may struggle choosing between no matter if you are a buyer, seller or realtor._________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realtalkatlanta/◦ SUBMIT QUESTIONS : [email protected]◦ Ashley: https://www.instagram.com/ashley__larae/◦ River: https://www.instagram.com/riv
08/03/202333 minutes 12 seconds
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The Importance of Home Inspections | What Every Buyer Should Know

When viewing a home, while it may look beautiful on the exterior, there can be defects we cannot see with the naked eye. Things such as leaks, mold, foundation or roofing issues are very much real and they very much exist. HOME INSPECTIONS ARE NOT OPTIONAL and as a buyer, you should always make sure you’re doing your due diligence by hiring a home inspector to ensure your future home is in good condition. Tune in today as we discuss the importance of getting a home inspection, the cost associated with it and more!_________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL_______F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realtalkatlanta/◦ SUBMIT QUESTIONS : [email protected]<b
01/03/202325 minutes 22 seconds
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First Time Home Buyer Fears Solved! | How to Buy a Home in 2023

________This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp Therapy.  BetterHelp has connected over 3 million people with licensed therapists. It’s convenient and accessible anywhere — 100% online. Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/REALTALKATL________F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realtalkatlanta/◦ SUBMIT QUESTIONS : [email protected]◦ Ashley: https://www.instagram.com/ashley__larae/◦ River: https://www.instagram.com/rivertherealtor◦ Tiesha: https://www.instagram.com/thereal_tiesharena◦ Neika: https://www.instagram.com/neikaw.realestateProduced by Adode Media; a full-service podcast production agency.Produced by Adode Media; a full-service podcast production agency.
22/02/202331 minutes 26 seconds
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The AE Team Takeover Ft. Ariane Ellsberry | Real Talk Atlanta Episode 30

As many of our listeners may know, Tiesha, Neika and Ashley are a part of the same real estate team at Watson Realty Co. This weeks episode is an #AETeamTakeover as we are joined by none other than, Mrs. Ariane Ellsberry-- team leader of The AE team and one of Atlanta&apos;s premier, luxury real estate agents, who has sold over $40 million in real estate! She’s a phenomenal wife, mother, sister, friend, and mentor, who continuously uses her platform to educate and inspire others. Tune in this week to learn a plethora of real estate gems of the greatest!Guest speaker:Ariane Ellsberry CEO | The AE AcademyTeam Lead |  The AE Team, brokered by Watson Realty Co. @theaeteamatlantaInstagram | @mydear_ariane Direct Link | https://www.instagram.com/mydear_ariane/________Be sure to put The Hawes Law firm on all of your real estate contracts! The Hawes Law Firm has locations in
14/12/202245 minutes 32 seconds
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Is Atlanta a Good City for Realtors? | Why Atlanta is a TOP Real Estate Market

Welcome back to Part 2 of our three part series on why Atlanta is a good city for real estate. This week we discuss why Atlanta is a hot market for real estate agents! The Atlanta real estate market has had steady growth over the past several years, and was recently ranked 5th-most active real estate market in U.S. With an average sales price of $498,500 as of July 2022, Atlanta continues to have strong demand even with increasing interest rates. If you’re looking to become a real estate agent and unclear what market you want to focus on, Atlanta may be the city for you. Tune in today! F O L L O W    O U R    S O C I A L S !◦ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realtalkatlanta/◦ SUBMIT QUESTIONS : [email protected]◦ Ashley: https://www.instagram.com/ashley__larae/◦ River: https://www.instagram.com/rivertherealtor/◦ Tiesha: https://www.instagram.com/thereal_tiesharena/◦ Neika: https://ww
31/08/202230 minutes 34 seconds