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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 # 313 Turning Up Heat In December

Joining Barry Today, standing at 6’10” with a southern draw, HVAC profession, Mark Adams. Check out Marks website http://www.socoheatingair.com/ Download our podcast at the bottom of the page Radio Show Special: $49 Duct Evaluation Most ducting systems DO leak heated or cooled air, which is like throwing away dollar bills every time you run your HVAC system. We can perform a specialized test to identify the volume of air your ducting system is leaking and prescribe an affordable plan for properly sealing, re-rerouting, or repairing your ductwork for maximum output and energy savings. Please Call for details 916-533-3962 to Schedule Your Evaluation Now. (limited-time offer ends 12/31/2013) Also, download the podcast … Continue reading

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Real Talk # 312 Peak Mortgage November 2014 Mortgage Market Update with Pitt Miller

Barry Asks Pitt Miller of Peak Mortgage for an update on the status of the mortgage industry in Sacramento and surrounding areas. Barry Mathis: We’re going to jump out for a market update for our mortgage market update. Hey Pitt Miller what are you doing? Pitt Miller: Well I’m just calling in now but I have been listening in to your great show, how are you today Barry? Barry: We’re doing awesome. We’re going to be revealing our two new additional steps in our 79 point marketing plan which is now an 81 point marketing plan. But tell us what’s going on in the mortgage world. I heard that they’re … Continue reading

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Real Talk #311 Freakonomics In Real Estate

Freakonomics in Real Estate Sales Barry: Freakonomics is a book you would really like, it’s that kind of book. You’ve got to stay awake when you read it, you better get some coffee and sit down and read it. but it’s a great book and he talks about these anomalies that happen with things that we’re all familiar with. Freakonomics [Revised and Expanded]: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything Here’s an anomaly, real estate agents sell their own houses many of them do right. They sell houses for other people and then they sell their own houses. What do you think happens when a real estate agent … Continue reading

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Real Talk # 309 November 2014 Real Estate Prices in Sacramento and Market Update (Video)

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Real Talk # 308 Sacramento Home Prices – November Market Update

Join Barry as he shares what’s happening right now in the real estate market for the Sacramento and Placer counties. I’m going to jump right in here. So the data is the number of sales for Sacramento County was up 15.7% from one year ago today so that’s the kind of data I’m going to give you today. Is your to date numbers over year over year numbers. Number of for sale listings was up 15%, the number of sales listing was up 34% in Placer County so that’s a big increase in Placer County. And it was down 4.8% Placer County and down also in Sacramento County from the … Continue reading

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Real Talk # 306 Warren Buffett, Sammy Hagar and Missy Wilson Giving a Smooch

Here’s a conversation with Barry and Missy Wilson where they discuss everything from public speaking, smooching, Sammy Hagar’s new restaurant, the tragic deaths of local sheriffs, and they even mention Warren Buffett. Read on and see what it’s all about. Barry: All right Sacramento this is Barry Mathis and we are live in the studio with Missy. Missy give out your last name, your contact information, where you’re from. Missy: Missy Wilson Be Real Management and Marketing in Los Angeles, beautiful downtown Redondo Beach I’ve been doing it for over 15 years. Marketing and radio broadcast advertising. Barry: Awesome and if you’re out there and you want to see Missy, … Continue reading

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Real Talk # 305 The Best Time To Buy Real Estate

When is the best time to buy real estate? Is it when rates are low? When you find the house you love? When your family starts growing? All of the above? Most people start looking for a house when they “feel” ready. What if there were a way to calculate the best time to buy and whether your paying off someones mortgage by renting when you could afford your own home? Listen in today as Barry Mathis answers all these questions and more on the KTKZ online radio player http://goo.gl/90vpkG. Below are the charts and data tables he will use to show you how to make a logical decision instead of … Continue reading

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Real Talk # 304 Sacramento Real Estate Agents Have A Job But Most Don’t Do It

You may be surprised as you hear what a real estate agents REAL job is. You can be equipped next time you search for an agent. Listen in to Barry and Marketing Maven Missy Wilson as they discuss what makes houses sell for top dollar. Download the full podcast here.

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Real Talk # 302 The Difference a Marketing Plan Makes When Selling Your Home

Real Estate Marketing Really Matters Most agents take your listing, stick it in the MLS and maybe do a few open houses. Is there more you can do? If you do more does it really make a difference? Listen on Sat. November 7th at 10am PT as Barry Mathis hosts Missy Wilson from Be Real Management, a marketing firm specializing in radio. You can listen online at http://goo.gl/90vpkG. Download the podcast here http://realtalkonrealestate.com/rtre-ep-160-the-difference-a-marketing-plan-makes-when-selling-your-home/ These simple words sum up everything my business stands for. I have always believed that one can earn more respect and trust from others when you are JUST REAL. This is why when I work with a client, I … Continue reading

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