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S2E3: The Real Estate Roundtable Reconvenes

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Season 2, Episode 4

The Real Estate Roundtable Reconvenes

In this episode, our host Mike Nelson talks with local top real estate experts Dan Wade, Mark Pawlows, and Lori Danussi!

It's been a few years since the COVID pandemic first affected the real estate market... What's recovered, what still has a ways to go, and what does that mean to prospective home-buyers and sellers? Listen to this episode for the answers to those questions, and many more!

00:21 - Ad: Visit the Eden Center for Integrative Care!

00:51 - Introduction

02:55 - The State of the Market… Still Favors Sellers!

04:57 - The Reign of Rent

07:27 - When Your First Home is a Retirement Home

09:10 - Interest Rates Hold Strong

11:55 - The Adjustable Rate Loan

13:57 - Drawing the Line Between a Starter and Forever Home

15:35 - Nests Aren’t Being Emptied: Where Are We Headed?

16:59 - Regulation Stifles Progress: The Ironically Named Moratorium

18:24 - Supply Chain Issues are Mostly Over… But Building Costs are Still Up

19:15 - Remote Work Affects Commercial Real Estate

22:56 - Real Estate Shifts: The Mall’s Fall from Grace

25:22 - Turning the Mall Into a Cruise Ship

26:09 - Timing is EVERYTHING

27:19 - Interest Rates May Come Down Soon!

28:!5 - Marry the Home, Date the Rate

29:06 - How to Get in Touch

30:18 - Closing Remarks

30:58 - Ad: Call Performance Industrial Today!

PRODUCTION NOTE: The opinions reflected in this podcast are not indicative of the views of Saratoga Business Report, LLC, Saratoga TODAY, Glens Falls TODAY Business Report, or Five Towers Media.


  • Host

    Mike Nelson

  • Guests

    Dan Wade, Mark Pawlows, and Lori Danussi

  • Runtime

    32 min, 8 sec

  • Air Date

    February 12th, 2024