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Real estate podcasts (and podcasts in general) are quickly gaining steam. As of June 2019, there were more than 750,000 total podcasts consisting of over 30 million episodes. Podcast topics range from personal finance to marketing to cooking to politics. Even investors are piling into podcasts, betting on this media format’s expansion well into the future.
No sector is immune to this change — and for realtors, it’s absolutely critical to stay up to speed (or risk falling behind).
This article highlights 14 of the best real estate podcasts — for realtors, homeowners, and even real estate investors.
Even if you don’t identify with one of these groups, the real estate podcast examples below will still make for valuable listening. For example, if you’re a realtor, you can learn more about homeowners’ pain points (and tailor your content accordingly). If you’re a real estate investor, you can tap into the best real estate agents to help sell your properties. Any way you slice it, diversifying your knowledge base will make you smarter in the long-run.
Read on to be in the know about the best real estate podcasts in 2019 — and share your thoughts with us at the end of the article!
Real Estate Podcasts for Real Estate Agents
There are newsletters, blogs, courses, and many other ways for realtors to stay up to speed with the latest industry news and strategies — yet podcasts are emerging ahead of the pack.
If you’re at a loss trying to figure out how to generate more real estate leads, craft real estate flyers or newsletters that speak to your audience, hold an open house, or close more sales, you’ll find these answers and more in podcasts. Here are five of our favorites.
Real estate coaches Tim and Julie Harris host this podcast, which airs every weekday. You’d think the duo would run out of topics to discuss at that pace; however, they’re constantly able to generate new content.
Tim and Julie truly care about making their listeners better realtors. In one standout episode, they offer answers to the top three consumer questions to help position real estate agents as experts — and help them network and generate more leads.
Even though Pat Hiban is a billion-dollar realtor, he still finds time to host Real Estate Rockstars three times a week!
On this podcast, he interviews other realtors and helps them divulge industry tips and lessons learned from industry pros (and up-and-coming rookies).
He even featured Barbara Corcoran of Shark Tank!
On Next Level Agents, Kevin Kauffman and Fred Weaver get into the nitty-gritty with notable real estate agents about trials along the way to success.
In addition, the podcast also delivers valuable business tips. Their State of the Market is a must-listen for those looking for a smart and concise overview of what’s going on in today’s real estate market.
Industry expert Tom Ferry covers tons of valuable topics for real estate professionals in his publication, including digital marketing, real estate thought leadership, and business growth strategies.
Some may think of real estate as a fairly traditional, steady field — yet Tom debunks this with this episode 8 Ways For Any Business To Become Undisruptable In Any Market. He delivers tips on how to be creative, innovative — and even more successful!
Real Estate Podcasts for Homeowners
It’s not just the real estate agents listening in. If you’re a homeowner, you need as much advice as you can get in today’s difficult market.
But these podcasts aren’t useful only for homeowners. If you’re a real estate agent, you should also be tuning in to better understand what homeowners are going through — and how you can best support them.
Instead of one steady host, Real Estate Today has many hosts, each of whom is an expert in their own niche. This provides listeners with an incredibly comprehensive and well-rounded housing market podcast.
Episodes generally cover market trends, and formats consist of expert interviews, call-ins, field reports, and rundowns of market conditions.
Hosted by Liz Recchia, a former realtor, this highly intelligent podcast helps demystify the impact that government policies have on home ownership. It’s essential listening for tenants, homeowners, realtors, policymakers, and anyone interested in this fundamental link.
It’s a rare chance to listen to government officials as well — and Liz speaks with many of them about the different and dynamic laws and regulations.
This podcast is a bit more casual. It’s about home ownership, design, and DIY projects.
Having bought and redesigned five houses together, hosts Sherry and John Petersik know the tricks of the trade. (They’re also NY Times best-selling authors!)
In one standout episode, Maximizing House Joy (For Minimal Money), this dynamic duo reveals the art and science of minimalism and financial savings when re-doing a home. It’s essential advice for anyone working in the industry.
Real Estate Podcasts for Investors
Investors are always looking for an edge on their rivals — and podcasts are the perfect place to turn to for new data. Below are six of our favorite real estate podcasts for investors that deliver the wit and wisdom needed to thrive in today’s market.
At the same time, these podcasts are also excellent resources for others in the industry. The more you know about the state of the market and how pros make business decisions, the better able you’ll be to make sharper, more valuable choices!
Brandon Turner and David Greene host the BiggerPockets podcast weekly. They feature a variety of real estate entrepreneurs and investors who aren’t afraid to talk about their failures. It’s these moments that lead them to become stronger and savvier down the line.
Of course, they don’t shy away from highlighting their successes, motivations, and most important lessons learned in the industry.
Check out the episode 10 Deals on a $20K Waitress Salary With Ashley Hamilton to learn about how one woman was able to go from poverty to financial success through real estate investing.
Matt Theriault is a real estate investor and entrepreneur who makes time daily to speak on his podcast about a wide range of topics, including:
- How to determine a property’s real value
- How to find off-market properties
- Business hacks for real estate investors
The last one’s a must-listen for anyone learning the nuts and bolts of the trade.
Passive real estate investing? This might sound like an oxymoron, yet it’s actually a popular and savvy strategy for accumulating wealth with less risk than other types of investments.
Hosted by Marco Santarelli, President and Founder of Norada Real Estate Investments, this podcast gives concrete, valuable advice for those looking to build wealth gradually by incorporating the asset class of real estate.
Host Clayton Morris began investing in real estate on the side — yet soon found it was more lucrative than his 9-5!
In his podcast, he talks about all the different ways you can set yourself up financially with real estate. Check out his episode One Rental at a Time to learn how to get in the game — even when you think you’re too busy!
Professional investor Robert Helms and financial strategist Russell Gray have been at this since 1997! It’s by far one of the oldest real estate talk shows — and possibly one of the oldest podcasts in any industry. Previously, it only aired on traditional radio, yet it has evolved into a podcast due to its popularity.
Episodes cover high-level topics around real estate investing news and strategy. It’s a perfect podcast for those looking to hone their skills.
13. Flipping Junkie
Danny Johnson has built Flipping Junkie up to a 4.9-star rating on iTunes. This is an exciting yet highly practical podcast all about house flipping and investing strategies.
In the episode How TF Does PPC Work?, Johnson breaks down the digital marketing strategies of house flippers — a critical skill today.
And there you have it. Fourteen of the best real estate podcasts that will help you brush up on the basics or level up on the more advanced topics and nuances of the industry. If you have others to add to the list, please leave them in the comments section below!