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Red Sign Podcast

Red Sign Podcast

By Red Sign Team
In this podcast series we will take a deep dive into everything you need to know when it comes to real estate. Sit down and listen to our very own Utah real estate experts and hear what they have to say when it comes to investing in real estate. We will release episodes each week on Wednesday! Each episode will cover a different topic from wealth building through real estate, to tips & tricks to help you get a leg up in the real estate game. You don't want to miss these short, helpful episodes! Hosted by the Red Sign Team, in affiliation with Keller Williams.
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Custom Green Home Builder
In this special podcast episode our hosts sit down with, Kurt Antonio, founder of Green Tech Construction. Green Tech uses the latest green building science and techniques when building their custom homes. They are one of the few Utah custom green home builders that possess the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Certified Green Professional designations. This designation recognizes builders who integrate green building principles into houses without raising the cost associated with construction. Listen in as Kurt explains why he loves building and what you should know about when building a custom home!
19:47
November 24, 2021
Utah Real Estate Market Update & Forecast
Many experts stated that this years housing market shot way ahead of the economy, to a point that we saw an extremely hot market characterized by multiple offers, contingency waivers, buyer’s paying sellers closing cost, and of course RECORD HIGH PRICES. With all that being said 2021 has been a year for the record books, but what is in store for next year? The craziness brought upon by this year has left many people wondering if this next year will be a good time to enter a real estate transaction. Will the housing market crash? Will we be able to sustain the crazy high prices? There are a lot of questions out there and although we certainly cannot predict the future, we did our best to forecast what the 2022 housing market will look like based off of current market patterns and trends.
19:36
November 17, 2021
The In's & Out's of Investing in Land
If you are looking to invest in land then you do not want to miss this episode! We will take a deep dive with out new construction experts to teach you everything you need to about getting started!
18:28
November 3, 2021
Afghan Refugees Choose Utah to Call Home - A Story on Pursuing the American Dream
In this special podcast episode we sit down with the founding members of the Utah Hazara Association. These refugees have served with both American soldiers and United Nation forces in Afghanistan and have recently relocated to Utah. Listen to their story as they explain their journey from Afghanistan to Utah in the pursuit of the American dream. There is still a lot of help needed! If you would be interested in donating you can go to their website: https://www.utahhazaraassociation.org/.  100% of all proceeds will go directly to refugee families here in Utah! 
39:11
October 27, 2021
How to Start Investing in Real Estate
Are you looking to invest in real estate but do not know where to start? Well this podcast goes over the details of investing in Real Estate with little upfront capital. You are never too young to start building generational wealth. 
31:28
October 20, 2021
BYU Housing - What Does it Mean For Investors and What Just Changed
We get asked all the time about the pro's and con's of buying BYU Approved Housing. As most of you are aware Provo has an interesting investment market that is unique to the area. Having one of the largest schools in the state you would think the rental market would be easy to jump in and make money. Well, BYU actually has very strict regulations on what can be deemed "approved" housing and has previously required all undergraduate single students to live within these boundaries.  Recently, Brigham Young University has announced significant changes to its student housing program effective fall semester 2022. Beyond their first two semesters, BYU undergraduate, single students will no longer be required to live in BYU On-Campus or BYU Off-Campus Contracted Housing. We go over the details of these changes in this podcast so you can know just how this will effect you as a real estate investor! Find BYU Approved Housing Here!
15:52
October 13, 2021
Mommy Let Me Out - The Time We Sold a Haunted House
It is spooky season, you know what that means, time for us to break out all our haunted house stories. We have sold quite a few homes in our time but this story has to take the crown for the spookiest. In this particular story we go over the crazy things, Clay Winder, experienced when he purchased a very old house in Provo, UT. This 1940's home had some character and the things he found will make you want to go check your attic... or not. Listen now and feel free to submit your crazy halloween stories, we would love to hear them! Enjoy this fun little halloween special.
13:25
October 6, 2021
Renting Room By Room
This is an episode for all our real estate investors. If you have a rental property (or two) you might be wondering how you can get the most out of it. Well when it comes to renting out your property you actually have several options! One being that you can rent it out "room by room". If you are looking to cash flow a little more each month this might be the option for you! In this episode our hosts go over all the details and logistics for renting out by the room.
14:37
September 29, 2021
Real Estate Wholesaling in Utah vs. The U.S.
Are you interested in learning about Wholesale Real Estate Deals, well if so this is the episode for you! We will go over how to find wholesale deals, how to manage them, and why it could be beneficial for you! There are many different reasons for wholesale deals and we cover it all so you can be informed going into your next real estate transaction if this is the path for you!
18:35
September 23, 2021
Choosing the Flavor of Rental You Want to Buy
When it comes to investing in real estate there are many different options or 'flavors' if you will that are available. There is simply not a clear defined 'best option', it truly comes down to who you are as an investor and what you want. So which flavor makes the most sense for you? We will go over an in-depth analysis of the variety of asset classes to help you figure out the best option for you as an investor! 
29:15
September 15, 2021
I Bought A Rental Property, Now What?
For all our young investors that are looking to self manage their rental properties this is the episode for you! Using a Property Management company can save you a lot of hassle but it does come with a cost! Typically those new to the real estate investing game will choose the self-managing route for the first few properties to try and save money where they can. In this episode we go over the most common questions we receive from our clients starting out with their first rental properties. If you have any further questions about managing your properties feel free to give us a call! 
25:51
September 8, 2021
Getting Your Real Estate Investment Journey Started
In this weeks episode we have a special guest host, Rusty Pollard. He currently runs a team that specializes in multifamily and commercial re-development and development projects across the nation. They place their passive investor's funds into solid, cash-flowing projects and provide exceptional ongoing asset management and operations. Rusty goes over his real estate investment journey in-depth and gives key advice on how you can become the next real estate tycoon. If you want to create legacy wealth for your family for generations to come I promise this is an episode you want to listen to!
24:19
September 1, 2021
Why You Should Keep Your Eye on Vineyard, UT
Vineyard, Utah is one of the fastest growing cities in Utah. Listen as local experts discuss the future plans for Vineyard. There are some pretty cool plans in the work and I recommend listening if you are a real estate investor. The demand for housing in Utah County has sky rocketed and Vineyard has some pretty cool solutions for high density, walkable city living. 
22:01
August 25, 2021
Market Predictions & Why You Should Refinance
In this episode our hosts go over a quick market update. We are seeing some new real estate market trends that are affecting certain areas more than others. We also dive into future market forecast for what the next few months will look like in terms of rates and trends. The other topic discussed in this episode is refinancing your home, and how it can benefit you and excel your real estate investing journey.
22:26
August 18, 2021
Josh Powell's Realtor Tell's All
Susan Powell from West Valley, Utah disappeared on Dec. 7, 2009, and the search for her, made headlines across the country. Her husband, Josh Powell became the prime suspect. Most of you have already heard the story, but this podcast episode offers a new insight from Josh Powell's Realtor. Our very own, Clay Winder, worked with Josh before everything unfolded. Listen in to hear the untold story of Josh Powell from his real estate agent's perspective. 
18:32
August 11, 2021
Cost Segregation - A Secret of The Rich
Have you ever wondered how the rich keep on getting richer? Well there are some ‘secrets’ if you will that they live by. These little tips and tricks can be the difference in saving 100’s of thousands of dollars. In this episode our hosts go into detail on cost segregation for residential properties, and how it can benefit you as a real estate investor. I promise this is an episode you do not want to miss.
13:52
August 4, 2021
Why Your Team Matters When It Comes To Real Estate
Who you choose to surround yourself by matters. Whether it be your professional life or personal life you want to have the best people in your corner. So why wouldn't this be true when it comes to real estate? In this podcast we discuss the value of having a licensed agent on your team, and what we do to make sure we can get the best deal for you.
11:32
July 21, 2021
Investing in Real Estate With Little Cash Down
Have you been looking into investing in real estate but don't have the capital? Do you have some money saved up but not enough to put 20% down? Well you may have more options than you think. Listen in as our hosts discuss creative ways to invest in real estate.
18:19
July 14, 2021
What You Need To Know About Property Management
Sit down and listen to our guest host, Devon Galland, as he discusses the in's and out's of property management. If you are looking to become a real estate investor these are things you must be aware of. You hire a property management company to deal directly with prospects and tenants, saving you time and worry over marketing your rentals, collecting rent, handling maintenance and repair issues, responding to tenant complaints, and even pursuing evictions. It is important to learn the total cost to run your business efficiently and at a high level and this episode covers it all.
28:30
July 7, 2021
How To Become A Young Real Estate Investor
In this week's podcast episode our guest hosts, Kaitlin Oberg and Trevor Ludlow, go over their personal journey's in becoming young real estate moguls. They will cover road blocks to be aware of, what you can expect, timelines and where to get started. If you have been thinking about taking the plunge listen in to their advice and tips for how to become a young real estate investor. You are never too young to start investing in your future. 
21:35
June 30, 2021
Avoid Capital Gains Tax - Fundamentals of a 1031 Exchange
In this podcast episode our local real estate experts discuss how you can avoid capital gains on your real estate investment property sale. The IRS Code Section 1031 exchange allows an investor to trade real estate held for investment for other investment real estate and incur no immediate tax liability. Listen in for more helpful tips and tricks of the rich!
14:08
June 23, 2021
Real Estate Investing With Creative Financing Between Buyers & Sellers; Lease Options, Contract For Deed and Seller Financing.
This episode covers real estate investing with creative financing between buyers & sellers; lease options, contract for deed and seller financing. Listen as our experts discuss various ways one can get creative when it comes to financing for real estate other than the normal way of financing with conventional loans and running into loan limitations. If you are thinking about investing in real estate I promise this is an episode you do not want to miss.
17:37
June 16, 2021
What Does a Deal Look Like This Summer?
We all know the Utah real estate market is HOT, so how does one know if they are getting a good deal? This hyper-appreciating market leaves a lot of people concerned about potential crashes. However that is not the case, at least for this summers housing market! Listen as out local real estate experts dive into the details of how to know if you are getting a good deal this summer on purchasing property. 
16:49
June 9, 2021
What to Expect For This Summer's Housing Market
Is now a good time to purchase a home? Will the market eventually crash? Will home prices keep going up? These are all questions we have gotten multiple times over the past few months! There are a lot of unknowns out there but based off the current market trajectory we discuss in this episode what you can expect to see in the housing market over the summer! This episode is a quick market update on Utah's real estate market. This is our forecast based off of how the current market is performing, for an in-depth analysis on a specific neighborhood reach out and we will have one of our market experts give you the details!
16:20
June 2, 2021
Asset Protection - Formalizing the Legitimacy of Your Real Estate Investments
If you are looking to build your legacy wealth this is the episode for you! Our host, Clay Winder, sits down with Jonny Christensen, Regional Director of Keller Williams Utah, to discuss formalizing the legitimacy of your real estate investments through LLC's! This is also known as the "get rich slow scheme"! Listen in now!
23:14
May 26, 2021
Off Grid Housing In The Middle of The City Part 2
Listen in as we discuss energy creation and energy storage in part 2 of our off grid housing conversation! There are many moving parts when it comes to energy efficiency, and in this episode we take a deep dive into the specifics of creating and storing energy. This is a great series to listen to if you love mother earth, are looking to save money, or simply want to be sustainable in the case of a large power outage(or if you consider yourself a doomsday preparer)! Listen now!
20:09
May 19, 2021
Off-Grid Housing In The Middle of The City Part 1
There are 4 conversation pieces when it comes to energy efficiency for housing: energy conservation, energy consumption, energy creation, and energy storage. What do all these mean, and what does it mean to have your home off-grid? These are all topics we will cover in this two part series. This is a great series to listen to if you love mother earth, are looking to save money, or simply want to be sustainable in the case of a large power outage! Listen now!
16:25
May 12, 2021
New Construction Process For Custom Homes
Like everywhere else in the nation, Utah is facing a major housing inventory crisis. With a record low supply and a high demand people are starting to lose hope on finding their dream home. But hope is truly not lost, you can actually build your dream home to meet all your wants & needs! So what does that process look like, and where do you even begin? Clay Winder and Hayden Hewlett, local Utah new construction experts, will take you through the process step by step. From picking out your lot, to designing the perfect home if you are considering a custom build home you don't want to miss this episode! 
29:28
May 5, 2021
What You Can Do to Add Value to Your Home or Investment Property
In this episode our guest host Taylor Frampton speaks with Clay Winder about how you can add value to your home or investment property. Whether it be a flip, an inherited property, or just a home that needs a little love, these are some great rules to live by to help elevate your property. We will take a deep dive into 8 low-cost tips you can implement to gain a ton of equity in your home! 
18:59
April 28, 2021
Going From Houses to Hotels Monopoly Style
Have you ever wondered why the rich keep on getting richer? What are their so called secrets? We may not have all the answers but when it comes to investing in Real Estate there are many 'tricks of the trade' if you will that can help you optimize your profit. In this episode we discuss how you can go from houses to hotels, just like in Monopoly, but this time you are cashing in for some real money! I promise you won't want to miss it!
18:37
April 21, 2021
How to Invest in Real Estate
There are many reasons to invest in real estate. From the outside looking in it can seem like a daunting task but in reality it is actually quite simple. In this episode our guest host, Cameron Wilson Director of Operations at the Red Sign Team, discusses with Clay Winder the logistics of how and why you should start investing in real estate today! If you're thinking about diversifying your investment portfolio this is an episode you for sure do not want to miss! 
21:49
April 13, 2021
Mortgage Rates
In this podcast episode we go over mortgage rates, housing sustainability & various loan programs. Austin Ingersoll, Branch Manger at Security National Mortgage Company, is this week's guest host. Listen to what he has to say about what is going on in the world of Utah Real Estate including, future financing programs, the affordability crisis, and building vertical! 
26:54
April 7, 2021
Why Choose Keller Williams Westfield?
In this podcast episode we take a deep dive into why you should choose Keller Williams Westfield as your Real Estate brokerage. Our guest hosts for this episode include Timothy Hewlett, CEO of Keller Williams Westfield, and Shoney Ivens, High-Performance Coach at Keller Williams. As one of the top producing brokerages in the state of Utah we have a lot to offer! From profit sharing, to goal setting and everything in between you do not want to miss this episode if you're thinking about joining (or are already in) the real estate business!! 
26:53
March 31, 2021
How To Become A Real Estate Agent
Have you ever wondered what it takes to become a licensed Realtor in the state of Utah? In this podcast episode we go over the in-depth process of becoming a Utah Real Estate Agent. From classes, to paperwork, to taking the test we will go over everything and anything you need to know including cost.  Links:  Classes: Red.TheCEShop.com State Testing: PiersonView.com
20:50
March 24, 2021
New Construction Financing
In this podcast episode we take a deep dive into new construction financing. Currently in the state of Utah there is an unprecedented low number of homes available on the market, due to overwhelming demand and low supply! To combat the record low housing inventory, more and more people are moving to new construction. This allows you to build your dream home while also giving you a more flexible timeline(plus you're not competing with a million other offers).  Listen to what our experts have to say about the new construction process and what it all entails when it comes to financing!
23:53
March 16, 2021
Making A Real Estate Change in 2021
Making a move can be a pretty daunting task as is, let alone adding a pandemic and economic crisis to the mix. There are still a lot of unknowns out there, and this year has left many people with questions unanswered when it comes to making the right decision. In this episode we will discuss the various steps of listing your home, and go over the different options people have that you might just not know about! Listen to the numbers and what our experts have to say to see if now is the right time for you to finally make that move!
20:43
March 10, 2021
Introduction
Everything and anything you need to know when it comes to real estate. Sit down and listen to some of our local Utah experts and hear what they have to say when it comes to investing in real estate. In this first episode we discuss the basics of real estate investing, and current utah housing market statistics. 
11:41
February 24, 2021