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Real Estate with Matt & Jen - It's Gunna Be Great!

Real Estate with Matt & Jen - It's Gunna Be Great!

By HomeTeam4u
You've got real estate questions? We've got answers! Welcome to the show "It's Gunna Be Great!" featuring Matt Kornstedt and Jen Stauter from! Matt and Jen are advisory board alumni for Zillow as well as Team Leaders for HomeTeam4u, Stark Company Realtor's #1 team in 2021 and have sold the most homes at Stark for 25 years running. Matt, Jen and the team of Realtors at HomeTeam4u have helped over 3,100 families buy and sell homes in South Central Wisconsin.
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#55 Home Buying Winter Discounts - Fact or Fiction? (Dom Landphier & Jake Newhouse)
This week we get to better know Dom Landphier & Jake Newhouse by having them answer the "Colbert Questionairre". Then we talk about the realities of the 2022 winter season, 2022 trending paint colors, and living on Star Island with celebrities.
January 20, 2022
#54 Tips to Sell your Home in 2022 w/ Roger Stauter & Ben Ryde
Today we discuss Madison, Wisconsin's west side, the real estate term "as-is", and talk about tips to sell your home in 2022. Featuring HomeTeam4u Realtors Roger Stauter and Ben Ryde.
January 10, 2022
#53 Madison's East Side, 2022 Housing Market Predictions w/ Catherine Evans & Michelle Albert
We discuss living on the east side of Madison, Wisconsin. Later we look at some data to predict what the 2022 Housing Market may look like. Featuring HomeTeam4u Realtors Catherine Evans and Michelle Albert.
January 03, 2022
#52 - Grandview Commons, Inflation, Best Xmas Movies (feat. Alex Peschman & Brendan Grawbowski)
Today we discuss the Grandview Commons, a Veridian neighborhood on the east side of Madison. Later Jacob breaks down inflation and how it may impact the real estate market. Then HomeTeam4u Realtors Alex Peschman & Brendan Grabowski share some of their favorite holiday movies and traditions.
December 27, 2021
#51 - Big Misconception - Housing Doesn't Get Cheaper Over Time! (feat. Nathan Grajeda & Jonah Brandt)
HomeTeam4u Realtors Nathan Grajeda and Jonah Brandt join the show. We learn about Fitchburg, Wisconsin, talk about Nathan's magician side hustle and Jonah's Hollywood side hustle, plus discuss the misconception about trying to time the market waiting for housing prices to become more affordable.5
December 20, 2021
#50 - DeForest, Tesla, Holiday Stories (feat. Jake Newhouse & Bill Crooker)
Today we learn about DeForest, Wisconsin, talk about Jake & Bill's new Tesla cars, and share some funny holiday stories. Featuring HomeTeam4u Realtors Jake Newhouse & Bill Crooker.
December 13, 2021
#49 - Cross Plains (feat. Anthony Pelke & Diane Weaver)
Today we talk about Cross Plains, Wisconsin and catch up with HomeTeam4u Realtors® Anthony Pelke & Diane Weaver.
December 04, 2021
#48 - Madison's North Side (feat. Roger Stauter)
HomeTeam4u Realtor Roger Stauter joins the podcast and shares the ins-and-outs of the north side of Madison. The north side of Madison has the highest volume of affordable housing for first time home buyers. The north side's geographic location makes it one of the fastest areas of the city to navigate to the west, east and downtown parts of Madison. The north side of Madison has a long history with the Oscar Meyer Company and is home to the Wisconsin Governor's mansion in Maple Bluff. 
November 13, 2021
#47 - Zillow ends iBuying (feat. Nathan Grajeda)
HomeTeam4u Realtor Nathan Grajeda joins the show. We talk about the Final Walkthrough during the closing process and what could go wrong, Zillow ending their iBuying program and the market implications, Nathan's journey into real estate, and we play a game. 
November 06, 2021
#46 - Lender Myths & Preparing to Sell in the Spring (feat. Jake Newhouse & Laura Castillo)
HomeTeam4u Realtors® Jake Newhouse and Laura Castillo discuss myths about Lenders, preparing to sell in the market, and we have some Halloween fun. 
October 30, 2021
#45 - "Pockets of Chill" (feat. Anthony Pelke & Alex Peschman)
HomeTeam4u Realtors® Anthony Pelke & Alex Peschman join the show today. We talk about time blocking, finding time to relax ('pockets of chill'), waiting to hear back after submitting offers, how to negotiate when a listing agents asks for your 'highest & best', real estate & holidays, and 'do it yourself' buyers who try to buy homes without a real estate agent.
October 23, 2021
#44 - Self-Love, Goal Setting & De-Cluttering (feat. Carissa Evans)
HomeTeam4u Realtor and Life Coach Carissa Evans guides us through her experiences coaching people on setting intentionality, goal-setting, vision boards, de-cluttering and self-care. 
October 16, 2021
#43 - Marketing Luxury Homes (feat. Katie Hines & Bill Grinde)
Today on the show we discuss what levels our team will go to sell high end luxury homes, what 'nosy neighbors' are really looking for when your house goes up for sale, and later Princess Jen challenges our two HomeTeam4u Realtor guests, Katie Hines and Bill Grinde. 
October 09, 2021
#42 - Closing Day, Pets & Real Estate Trivia (feat. Michelle Albert & Brendan Grabowski)
HomeTeam4u Realtors Michelle Albert & Brendan Grabowski join the podcast. We talk about what can go wrong during closing in a real estate transaction, how pets can impact a real estate decision, fantasy football, and the team attempts to answer an online real estate quiz.
October 02, 2021
#41 - Does Zillow Manipulate the Market? (feat. Brandon Zimmermannn)
Today we discuss Zillow's impact on the housing market and clear up some thoughts that are gaining traction online. Matt & Jen are former Zillow Advisory Board Members and HomeTeam4u has an active relationship with Zillow. We use our insight to talk about Zillow's impact on the market. Featuring HomeTeam4u Realtor Brandon Zimmermann.
September 25, 2021
#40 - Women In Real Estate (feat Laura Castillo & Kya Acker)
Laura Castillo and Kya Acker are two of the younger women real estate agents on our team. They share their experiences in real estate. Princess Jen returns quizzing the agents. And we play a game!
September 18, 2021
#39 - Is the Housing Crash Looming? (feat. Carissa Evans & Bill Crooker)
HomeTeam4u Realtors® Carissa Evans and Bill Crooker join the show and discuss the state of the housing market, economy, raising kids, health, wellness and more.
September 13, 2021
#38 - The Fall Market Begins... (feat. Catherine Evans & Ben Ryde)
We discuss the current housing market conditions and what to expect as we transition to the fall. Featuring Home Specialists, Realtors® Catherine Evans & Ben Ryde from HomeTeam4u - Stark Company Realtors.
September 04, 2021
#37 - Trusting a Realtor Younger Than You (feat. Luke DePrey & Brendan Grabowski)
Does age have anything to do with competence in real estate? Today we test the knowledge of two of our younger Realtors, Luke DePrey & Brendan Grabowski. 
August 28, 2021
#36 - Wisconsin Check! Trivia Challenge
How well do you know your Wisconsin facts? We challenge Matt & Jen in a game of 'Wisconsin Check' Trivia! Plus Matt & Jen each give a solid tip for home sellers and home buyers given the recent changes in the market dynamics.
August 14, 2021
#35 - Market Update Summer 2021
Matt & Jen discuss some of the latest summer 2021 data about the housing market in Dane County and across South Central Wisconsin.  
August 07, 2021
#34 - What it's Like Building a House
It's Gunna Be Great! Podcast Producer Jacob Thorwolf shares his first hand experience building a home.
July 31, 2021
#33 - Macarons by Sim! (Small Business Feature Edition)
Sim is a Sun Prairie small business owner who makes custom flavor macarons!
July 24, 2021
#32 - Behind the Scenes at HomeTeam4u
We unveil behind the scenes at what goes on at HomeTeam4u. Today's special episode features HomeTeam4u's Client Care Coordinator Amanda Huffar and Showing Agent Gracie Gauger.
July 10, 2021
#31 - Snow Birds (Moving to Florida for the Winter) w/ Mary & Joe Bartos (feat. Katie Hines)
Realtors® Mary & Joe Bartos from Premiere Plus Realty discuss the current housing market conditions in Florida. Featuring HomeTeam4u Realtor® Mary & Joe Bartos.
July 03, 2021
#30 - Zillow Home Loans w/ Casey Godwin (feat. Anthony Pelke)
Casey Godwin is a mortgage loan officer with Zillow Home Loans. We talk about types of home loans, whether or not we should skip the home inspection in today's market, and if there is going to be another housing crash like in 2008. Featuring HomeTeam4u's newest team member Anthony Pelke.
June 26, 2021
#29 - Summertime Market Slow Downs (feat. Brandon Zimmermann)
Today we discuss the predictable brief slowdown that happens in the marketplace every time this year and what might be the root of its cause. Plus we're thoroughly entertained with special guest Brandon Zimmermann from HomeTeam4u.
June 19, 2021
#28 - Home Energy Savings w/ Steve Pipson (feat. Brendan Grabowski)
Steve Pipson is the Outreach and Technical Advisor for Focus On Energy. Focus on Energy empowers the people and businesses of Wisconsin to make smart energy decisions with enduring economic benefits. Steve discusses how to save on energy costs in the home, and shares Focus on Energy's free energy saving products and incentives. HomeTeam4u Realtor® Brendan Grabowski joins the show.
June 12, 2021
#27 - William Ryan Homes w/ Robert Ryde (feat. Ben Ryde)
Robert Ryde is a new home specialist with William Ryan Homes. Featuring HomeTeam4u Realtor® Ben Ryde.
June 05, 2021
#26 - Landscaping, Lawns & Laughs w/ Brenda Ryan (feat. Jane Kelly)
Brenda Ryan is a green thumb guru from -- a nationwide landscaping service. We ask Brenda for her thoughts on how to increase your home's value for sale with DIY landscaping projects, lawn types, hardscaping, and creating a sense of privacy using trees and bushes. HomeTeam4u Realtor® Jane Kelly join us. 
May 29, 2021
#25 - Tim O'Brien Homes & Understanding Home Construction
Kimberly Valenzuela and Samantha Tiry are New Home Sales Professionals for Tim O'Brien Homes. We talk about new home construction. Later HomeTeam4u Realtor® Jake Newhouse talks about some important home elements of a home and what to look out for when you're considering buying or building.
May 22, 2021
#24 - Lumber Prices!... and How to Buy A House (feat. Luke DePrey)
HomeTeam4u Realtor® Luke DePrey joins us as we discuss low interest rates, the rising costs in lumber, hiring a Buyers Agent, and all the steps involved in the home buying process. 
May 15, 2021
#23 - The Emotional Rollercoaster of First-Time Homebuying (feat. Roger Stauter)
HomeTeam4u's Roger Stauter shares his insights as a lifelong Realtor® and public speaker. Jacob shares his feelings as he beings the first time homebuying experience.
May 08, 2021
#22 - New to Real Estate (feat. Realtor Branden Grabowski and Team Member Jonah Brandt)
Two of our newest members of HomeTeam4u, Branden Grabowski and Jonah Brandt, join us on the show and talk about their first experiences with the real estate industry. Plus we talk about high construction costs, and the proposed First-Time Homebuyer Act currently working its way through Congress.
May 01, 2021
#21 - Lifespan of Home Materials & Appliances (feat. Nathan Grajeda)
The team plays a game trying to guess how long different elements of a home and appliances last before they need to be replaced. Featuring HomeTeam4u Realtor® Nathan Grajeda.
April 24, 2021
#20 - All About Madison! (feat. Jane Kelly)
We talk all things good and bad about Madison, Wisconsin. Plus we break down some myth busters about the home buying process. Featuring HomeTeam4u Realtor® Jane Kelly.
April 17, 2021
#19 - The Job of City Assessor of Madison, Wisconsin w/ Michelle Drea (feat. Emily Jamieson & Jake Newhouse)
Michelle Drea is The City Assessor of Madison, Wisconsin. In this episode we discuss the role of the City Assessor and real estate. Today's episode features HomeTeam4u's Director of Operations Emily Jamieson and Realtor® Jake Newhouse.
April 10, 2021
#18 - Questions You Ask Realtors
In today's episode we answer questions you ask Realtors. What other questions do you have? Email us for future show considerations.
April 03, 2021
#17 - Home Seller's Guide
On this special edition episode, Matt and Jen share their years of experience selling real estate and focus exclusively on advice for people trying to effectively sell their home.
March 27, 2021
#16 - Home Inspections w/ Mark Schrader - feat. Katie Hines
Mark Schrader is a licensed home inspector with Capital City Home Inspections. Featuring HomeTeam4u Realtor® Katie Hines.
March 20, 2021
#15 - Real Estate Web Technology w/ Natalie Pigeon - feat. Jake Newhouse & Luke DePrey
Natalie Pigeon is a coach for Boomtown, a real estate website service that helps home buyers and sellers find up to the moment property updates. HomeTeam4u's website is a Boomtown website. Today's episode features HomeTeam4u Realtors® Jake Newhouse and Luke DePrey.
March 13, 2021
#14 - Home Warranties w/ James Imhoff - feat. Brandon Zimmermann & Ben Ryde
James Imhoff is an expert in home warranties and the President of Universal Home Protection. We ask James about home warranties - what are they, why are they important, and who are they for. HomeTeam4u Realtors Ben Ryde and Brandon Zimmermann join the conversation.
March 06, 2021
#13 - Stark Company Realty w/ Dave Stark - feat. Carissa Evans
Dave Stark is the President of Stark Company Realty and a 3rd generational business owner. Dave speaks with the team on the legacy of his family and Stark's impact on the greater Madison, Wisconsin area. Featuring HomeTeam4u Realtor® Carissa Evans.
February 27, 2021
#12 - Stoked on Solar w/ Adam Gusse - feat. Sam Barczak & Emily Jamieson
Adam Gusse is Vice President of Operations at Sunvest Solar. Adam answers our questions about solar energy for homes, solar panels and solar roof tiles. This episode features Director of Operations at HomeTeam4u Emily Jamieson and Realtor® Samantha Barczak.
February 20, 2021
#11 - Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Home Loans, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency w/ Jason Friedman
Jason Friedman is the host of the YouTube channel A Chain of Blocks. On his channel, Jason tries to breakdown and simplify the concepts of Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and DeFi. He also tries to explore what Decentralization will look like when it is applied to other industries beyond Finance.
February 13, 2021
#10 - Veridian New Homes w/ Amy Kirner - feat. Jake Newhouse & Luke DePrey
Amy Kirner is a New Home Specialist with Veridian Homes. In this episode we discuss how Veridian makes the new home buying process easy and something all home buyers should strongly consider before their next big move. Today's episode features HomeTeam4u Realtors® Jake Newhouse and Luke DePrey.
February 06, 2021
#9 - Zillow w/ Steve Capezza - feat. Carissa Evans & Bill Crooker
Stephen Capezza is Zillow's Vice President, Premier Agent Sales. The team asks questions about how Zillow is impacting the real estate market. Featuring HomeTeam4u Realtors® Carissa Evans and Bill Crooker.
January 30, 2021
#8 - Staging Your Home for Sale w/ Debbie Lea - feat. Samantha Barczak & Diane Weaver
Debbie Lea is a Professional Stager. We ask her tips on how to set up a home for sale and some of the obstacles that have to be taken into account. HomeTeam4u's Samantha Barczak and Diane Weaver join us.
January 23, 2021
#7 - Homeowners Insurance w/ Austin Weaver - feat. Nathan Grajeda & Michelle Albert
Austin Weaver is an Insurance Specialist from Country Financial. The team asks questions about what impacts homeowners insurance as well as talks about the future of the housing market into 2021. Featuring Realtors® Nathan Grajeda and Michelle Albert from HomeTeam4u.
January 16, 2021
#6 - Pre-Approval Process w/ Aaron Longley - feat. Carissa Evans & Jake Newhouse
Aaron Longley is a Senior Mortgage Banker at Mutual of Omaha Mortgage and an expert at Pre-Approving potential home buyers for a home loan. HomeTeam4u Realtors® Carissa Evans and Jake Newhouse join. 
January 08, 2021
#5 - 2021 Housing Market Crash?! feat. Katie Hines & Brandon Zimmermann
We learned in 2008 that the housing market can flip on a dime. With everything that's happened in 2020, are we heading towards a 2021 housing crash? HomeTeam4u Realtors® Katie Hines and Brandon Zimmermann join the podcast.
January 08, 2021
#4 - First Time Home Buyers
In this episode, Matt and Jen break down all the steps and considerations that apply to first time home buyers. 
December 31, 2020
#3 - When to Trust Your Realtor
Matt & Jen from HomeTeam4u have been in the real estate business for over 24 years and they've seen it all. Listen to their take on the importance of building a trusting relationship with your realtor and how having a real estate agent on your side is going to serve you much better than going at it alone.
December 31, 2020
#2 - How to Price Your Home for Sale
Matt, Jen and the peanut gallery break down some of the pricing strategies that go into listing your property for market. 
December 31, 2020
#1 - And so it Begins... It's Gunna Be Great!
In this first ever episode of "It's Gunna Be Great!" we talk about some of the first beginner level questions first time home buyers have when it comes to real estate. Welcome to the show!
December 31, 2020