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Lawrence Yun is Chief Economist at THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.

George Harvey, REALTOR®

George Harvey is a REALTOR® and Broker-Owner of The Harvey Team, in Telluride, Colorado. George is deeply involved in real estate at the local, state and national level. He’s the former president of the Colorado Association of REALTORS®. And George also served as NAR’s 2017 Regional Vice President for the states of Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and – Wyoming!

Ask the Millennial! with Jane Dollinger

The Millennials are the biggest demographic group in the country – and when they start buying real estate in droves – it will affect every home buyer, home seller and homeowner in America. And joining us now is our Millennial in residence – Jane Dollinger!

Viki Kass, REALTOR®

Viki Kass is a REALTOR® with homes Unlimited in Anchorage Alaska, and the the incoming president of the Anchorage Association of REALTORS®. I spoke with Viki at a recent NAR event – and asked her whether in Alaska – REALTORS® have to drive – well….different cars?

Mike McGrath, You Bet Your Garden

Mike McGrath is the host of the ‘You Bet Your Garden,’ show, which is broadcast on radio stations all over America, and is streamed online as well.

Second Home First?

We are back with our special “Your First Second Home.” An in-depth look at the ins and outs of buying a Family Getaway, your retirement home, or an investment property in a nice resort area.

You don’t many people around the United States would like to buy a second home. But they have one big issue. They don’t have their first home yet. It’s pretty understandable, because many people who live in some of the nation’s biggest cities find home prices are sky-high. I mean you can’t just reach into your pocket and pull out a couple of million dollars in New York City or San Francisco or other big dollar real estate markets. And so for many of those people especially in their younger years, the idea of owning a home of their own appears to be Out Of Reach.

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Craig Venezia, Author

Craig Venezia is a real estate journalist and author, whose latest book is, Buying a Second Home: Income, Getaway or Retirement. It’s now in it’s 3rd edition with over 25,000 copies sold! Craig is also a contributing writer for Next Avenue, on PBS, which looks at life, and real estate in the 50+ generations.

Pat Pipkin, REALTOR®

Pat Pipkin is a REALTOR® with Sotheby’s International Realty, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Pat is a past president of the REALTOR® Association of New Mexico. In 2016, she was the Chair of NAR’s Resort and Second Home Committee. Pat also served as NAR’s 2013 RVP for the Southwestern States.

Real Knowledge! with Kathy Pickering, H&R Block

Kathy Pickering is with H&R Block, the nation’s largest tax preparation service! Kathy is the executive director of The Tax Institute, and vice president of regulatory affairs for H&R Block. Kathy has nearly 20 years of experience in taxes, and she’s responsible for the strategic direction and management of H&R Block.

Carol Curtis, REALTOR®

Carol Curtis is a REALTOR® and Associate Broker with Century 21 Riverstone, in Sandpoint, Idaho. She was the 2017 President of the Coeur d’Alene network of the Women’s Council of REALTORS®, and this year is serving as that network’s program director. And Carol is a current board director, of the Selkirk mls….

Keith Gumbinger,

Keith Gumbinger is VP at, the nation’s leading source for consumer mortgage and financial information!

Keep it or Rent it?

We’re back, with our special ‘Your First Second Home,’ all about you – and that wonderful getaway you’ve dreamed about owning.

We’re going to close out today’s show with a look at one of the most important questions you can ask, about your second home.

Do we rent it out? Or not?

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