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About Barry Mathis

Barry Mathis “Broker Barry” has over a decade of experience in the local Real Estate Market.

As an active Broker who is personlly involved in the current market , he brings a unique perspective to his advice and his actions. He has ridden the wave of Real Estate from the lows to the highs and back to the lows and now is perfectly position to guide you in this new rising market. His experience as a senior member of a high volume sales team and later as the Broker/Owner of an Intero Franchise has given him a view into thousands of transactions. Most recently he launched and operated one of the fastest growing Property Management companies in northern California , untll its sell aat the end of 2012

The lessons learned in over 1200 + real estate transactions have provided him with a depth of knowledge that simply cannot be learned any other way.Barry knows what it takes to get it done in Real Estate. He has invested in both commercial and residential Real Estate, sometimes for a quick flip and but more often for longer term buy and hold positions. He is a Certified Distressed Property Expert.

Real Talk # 403 How to win in Multiple Offer Situations !

Sometimes when you get into a dog fight , there is simply no choice but to win ! Today we are going to introduce you to a tool that has really made a big difference in our success rate of getting our clients the homes that they want.  If you only play the game that other people play , you will only get the results they get. By defination that limits you to being a below average player. You are not below average and your toolbox needs to include the methods and practices used by the Pros !

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Real Talk # 402 – An Interview with Brent Gove – The Master, The Myth and The Legend!

Joining us in the studio today is the one and only Brent Gove! His past is no nowhere near as bright as his future, however it is pretty impressive.  As a active sales person he led Re/Max Gold in production for many years, with production exceeding $1,000,000 in Gross Commission Income. As a Team Leader for Keller Williams he shattered records in recruiting new agents helping to create one of the most profitable offices in the United States. He authored a book called Momentum and he has most recently launched the fastest growing publicly traded Real Estate Company in the nation (eXp Realty) and is once again leading the pack ! … Continue reading

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Real Talk #401 How to tell if you are at a Market Peak

Today we will be recapping a recent talk by Bruce Norris of The Norris Group. Bruce is a long time market expert and unlike most talking heads he has and continues to put his money where his mouth is with over 20 million on the street as a private lender and personal investor in the Real Estate Market. For more info on him and to access a treasure trove of market data and advice go  to http://www.thenorrisgroup.com/

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Real Talk on Real Estate # 400 Location! Location! Location! Where you invest can be just as important as When you invest!

Listen it to our discussion of the first steps you need to take for your future. Barry and Rodney discuss the dramatic difference that getting a higher return on your investment can make in the amount of time it takes you to achieve your goals Listen to lean the secret that your local agent may not want you to know.

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Real Talk # 323: The Crystal Ball (Part 2)

So what does the future hold for you?  As I gaze deep into the Data, I see that we are coming to a crest of this upswing real estate cycle that has lasted nearly 7 years now. That much is a given by almost anyone who spends anytime at all watching the wind blow, whether from the shoreline or in the midst of the sea (as I am). The mystery lays in the timing of the next downturn, this is the question that everyone seeks the answer to, but THIS IS THE WRONG QUESTION! The right question is; “Given my unique circumstances, the resources I currently have and my past experiences, … Continue reading

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Real Talk # 322: The Crystal Ball (Part 1)

The use of a sea green magnetically charged material (Beryl) that had been polished into a reflective ball by the Celtic Druids circa 2000 BC – 600 AD is believed to be the first recorded use of this divination device.  The “seer” would stare into the stone and fall into a meditate trance from which they claimed to be able to see the past, present or future. Sceptics may note that the Druids were wiped out by invading forces that they did not see coming or having seen where still powerless to avert their own destruction.  Well, as Solomon said in Ecclesiastes 1:9 “What has been will be again … … Continue reading

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Real Talk # 321 Inventory Crisis

Barry and Jennifer discuss the shrinking inventory of Sacramento and Placer counties as more homes are going into escrow Interest rates for home buying are on the rise, so now is the time to lock in those low rates while they last Barry talks about the gorgeous retreat of a house, 7435 Shelbourne Dr. Visit the website to look at this home and schedule an appointment to see it today. The Real Talk Team recommends that, while most people don’t do this, you should interview multiple agents to find the right one for you and the hunt for your home. A transcription of this week’s episode can be found here.

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Real Talk # 320: How to Win A Real Estate (Bidding) War

This week, Barry and Jennifer discuss the rise of Bidding Wars during home purchases, giving you the edge in the battle for your next home We get a loan market update from Pitt Miller, where we earn that the low 3% interest rate of today is starting to slowly rise. Now is a great time to lock in this low rate! To contact Pitt, call (916) 300-0401 Barry invites you out to a local open house, 5120 Aktis Court. The Real Talk Team discusses this amazing chart, showing the trends of prices on home over time. Based on this chart of the market pulses, volume is flat and a unique look … Continue reading

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Real Talk # 319 It’s time to Rent!

In this weeks episode, before Barry goes to Atlanta for a funeral, Barry and Jennifer talk about the renter’s home market. Rents are starting to rise, but it’s still a great time to rent! A transcript for this week’s episode can be found here.

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Real Talk # 318: Hottest Market for 2015

This week, Barry and Jennifer talk about the ever-improving homes market for 2015. Lots of homes got offers in March, increasing prices and decreasing inventory, leaving all the great homes to be up for the taking. Our hosts have a discussion on the Natomas area, discussing how the Natomas area now has a new flood of construction in the former flood zone. Also, Barry recommends some great homes for you to look at today. 895 Old Grass Valley Road, 2916 Del Paso Road, and 2836 Randolph Avenue, and even more. (To view details on any of the properties, click address in this message) To visit some these properties, or to learn … Continue reading

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