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Chris Smith Asks “Are Your Sellers Your BOSS?”

Chris Smith Asks “Are Your Sellers Your BOSS?”

This week’s episode of The Walk Thru started with a provocative question that Chris Smith posted to Instagram: “Realtors: Do you consider the seller your temporary boss?”Agents reacted, and today, repeat guest moderators Victoria Velazquez and Brooks Landry joined...

How to Overcome Video Nerves & Our New Company Name

How to Overcome Video Nerves & Our New Company Name

This week, we’ve got The Real Word vs. Over Ask. That’s right, guest moderators Nicole White and Matt Lionetti join Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent for the first time on The Walk Thru. The four start the show by discussing 2022’s mover migration studies—and how you...

Redfin CEO EXPLODES On Twitter Over Chris Smith Satire

Redfin CEO EXPLODES On Twitter Over Chris Smith Satire

Today’s episode of The Walk Thru—the first of 2023—starts with a recap of yesterday’s live expired listings cold calling event hosted by Byron Lazine and today’s two OG guest moderators, Tom Toole and Dan Oneil. Next up was a BAM article by Tom Toole: “How to Organize...

Booking a FSBO Appointment LIVE With A Cold Call

Booking a FSBO Appointment LIVE With A Cold Call

On this week’s episode of The Walk Thru, two OGs, Dan O’Neil and Tom Toole, join Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent to discuss where the 2023 housing market is headed—and why it’s critical for agents to know how to articulate what’s happening locally as well as...

Powell Talks Housing & Bill to Ban TikTok

Powell Talks Housing & Bill to Ban TikTok

On this week’s episode of The Walk Thru, veteran guest moderators Taya DiCarlo and Brooks Landry join Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent to discuss the bipartisan bill to ban TikTok—and what this means for real estate agents on the platform. Tune in to hear what these...

Using ChatGPT to Write a Listing Description LIVE

Using ChatGPT to Write a Listing Description LIVE

On this 33rd episode of The Walk Thru, BAM Creator, Troy Palmquist, and Dan Oneil (aka “Danny Deals”) join Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent to tackle two questions that go right to the heart of the real estate industry—but from different angles. First up is Troy’s...

Which Grocery Store Is Best for Home Values?

Which Grocery Store Is Best for Home Values?

It’s the day after a groundbreaking BAM debate on agents vs. appraisers, so you know it’s on the agenda for today’s episode of The Walk Thru.But first up, Victoria Velazquez, this week’s guest on the Over Ask Podcast, and Dustin Brohm aka the Massive Agent, join Byron...

2023 Housing Prediction & Turkeys of the Year

2023 Housing Prediction & Turkeys of the Year

This week on The Walk Thru, Dan Oneil joins The Broke Agent to welcome first-time guest moderator, Charleston, SC Realtor, Kat Drerup, and Walk Thru veteran and real estate guru, Tom Toole, to the show. Starting with the steep drop in mortgage rates, the four move on...

Housing Consumer Confidence Has NEVER BEEN WORSE

Housing Consumer Confidence Has NEVER BEEN WORSE

This week, Byron Lazine welcomes Katie Clancy for the first time—and hopefully not the last—along with veteran guest moderator Brooks Landry of “Be a Realtor” fame and, also here for the first time, Zachary Foust, the guy with the million and a half followers on...

How High Could Interest Rates Go in 2023?

How High Could Interest Rates Go in 2023?

Tom Ferry posted a graphic this week that simply read: 9%. This attention-grabbing post is the first topic of discussion on this week’s Walk Thru. Hosts Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent are joined by Katie Day and Jason Cassity, sharing what agents can do as the media...

Gary Keller Predicts Housing Market DOOM

Gary Keller Predicts Housing Market DOOM

Is Gary Keller spot on with his sobering assessment of the 2022 housing market? And what opportunities does today’s market present to the best agents in the field?On this week’s episode of The Walk Thru, Dan Oneil once again steps in to co-host with The Broke Agent....

Are YouTube Shorts the Secret to Content Success?

Are YouTube Shorts the Secret to Content Success?

This week on The Walk Thru, Katie Day of the MOVEMETOTX Team and Jeremy Knight of The Knight Group — both with @realbrokerage — join Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent to talk industry news and social media strategy. First up is a FOX Business article on the latest...

How Agents CAN HELP During Hurricane Ian

How Agents CAN HELP During Hurricane Ian

This week on The Walk Thru, two veteran guest moderators, Jason Cassity and Dustin Brohm (aka The Massive Agent), join Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent to discuss Hurricane Ian’s destructive path along Florida’s gulf coast and what agents can do to help. Next on the...

Jerome Powell Says GOODBYE To The Housing Market

Jerome Powell Says GOODBYE To The Housing Market

This week on The Walk Thru, veteran guest moderators Dan Oneil and Tom Toole join Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent to discuss the warnings from Fed Chair Jerome Powell on a housing market correction. Adjacent to that, they cover rising mortgage rates and skyrocketing...

Compass Vs The Real Deal Dispute [Full Details]

Compass Vs The Real Deal Dispute [Full Details]

Compass agent Taya DiCarlo and Jason Cassity of REAL Brokerage and REFER are no strangers to The Walk Thru.In this episode, they join Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent to discuss four hot topics, starting with Compass CEO Robert Reffkin’s IG post calling out The Real...

Is The Housing Market Nose Diving?

Is The Housing Market Nose Diving?

This week on The Walk Thru, two veteran guest moderators—Brooks Landry and Jeremy Knight—join Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent to discuss the Black Knight report on falling home prices and Bank of America’s mortgage program for minority communities. They also talked...

The BIGGEST Takeaway from the Tom Ferry Summit 2022

The BIGGEST Takeaway from the Tom Ferry Summit 2022

Live from Dallas, Dustin Brohm, aka the Massive Agent, and Dan Oneil, aka Daniel Deals, join Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent to talk about appraiser bias and to share their takeaways from the Tom Ferry Summit and the BAM Bash. Finally, they make a big announcement...

Will Compass Ever Recover?

Will Compass Ever Recover?

On this episode of The Walk Thru, podcast OGs Taya DiCarlo and Dan Oneil join Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent to discuss homebuyers backing out, Compass ditching stock, and three new Instagram updates. Our fourth topic is no surprise. We’re all looking forward to...

Is Google Predicting A Housing Crash?

Is Google Predicting A Housing Crash?

On this episode of The Walk Thru, Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent welcome back Jason Cassity, the man who brought the world’s greatest referral network (REFER) to the scene and who recently moved from Compass to REAL Brokerage. And, for the first time, Robert Mack,...

The TRUTH About Opendoor’s Massive Settlement

The TRUTH About Opendoor’s Massive Settlement

On this episode of The Walk Thru, Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent sit down with veteran guest, Tom Toole—aka the king of Philadelphia—and, for the first time, Brooks Landry, whom you may know from his Instagram “Be a Realtor” series. The four sit down for a lively...

Recession, The Fed & Politics in Real Estate

Recession, The Fed & Politics in Real Estate

On this episode of The Walk Thru, Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent sit down with Taya DiCarlo and Dan Oneil to discuss recession, the Fed raising the rates (again), the top 20 emerging markets, and top takeaways from HubSpot’s Instagram Report. We also have some big...

5th Straight Month Of Declining Home Sales

5th Straight Month Of Declining Home Sales

For this episode of The Walk Thru, Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent sit down with the king of Philadelphia, Tom Toole, and Jason Cassity, the cofounder of REFER, to discuss agent commissions, dwindling offer competition and sales, and a brilliant strategy for...

Is eXp Cherry-Picking the Numbers?

Is eXp Cherry-Picking the Numbers?

On this week’s episode of The Walk Thru, Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent sit down with Austin-based Real broker Jeremy Knight and Dustin Brohm, aka The Massive Agent, who’s waiting on his “Token eXp guy” t-shirt. Starting with BAM's coverage of the eXp bombshell,...

Real Estate’s Biggest Question and Flip Flop Gate

Real Estate’s Biggest Question and Flip Flop Gate

For today’s episode of The Walk Thru, Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent welcome back KCM president Dave Childers and extend a warm first-time welcome to Lisa Chinatti, an owner and broker with the number one team in the entire state of Massachusetts. Today they discuss...

Is This The End of Real Estate Instagram?

Is This The End of Real Estate Instagram?

On this episode of The Walk Thru, Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent sit down for a drama-filled episode with two of the OGs: Taya DiCarlo, fresh from her trip to Greece, and Danny Deals. Instagram DramaFirst up is the ongoing drama on Instagram with scammy...

Are 3D Printed Homes the Future?

Are 3D Printed Homes the Future?

On this week’s episode of The Walk Thru, Danny Deals and Charles Weinraub, aka “The Handsome Homebuyer,” join Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent to discuss 3D home printing, the steep drop in lumber prices, and the fall in mortgage demand.They also outline a no-fail...

Is Long-Form Video Dead?

Is Long-Form Video Dead?

On this week’s episode of The Walk Thru, Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent – back from his 57th wedding of the year – join Katie Day of Move Me to Texas (Real Brokerage), for her second week in a row, and Chris Smith, author of four bestselling business books.Tragedy...

The Truth About Mortgage Demand Decline

The Truth About Mortgage Demand Decline

This week on The Walk Thru, Byron was joined by Keeping Current Matters President David Childers, Katie Day – the realist agent of Real Brokerage (“Move Me to Texas”) and Tim Macy, also of Real Brokerage but based in San Antonio.The Broke Agent, who usually co-hosts...

Are we close to a Housing Crash?

Are we close to a Housing Crash?

This week on The Walk Thru, Eric and Byron were joined by the host of Between Two Lock Boxes Dan Oneil and Tom Toole, leader of the top real estate team in greater Philadelphia. Covering how the industry is still lacking inventory plus Byron’s direct email from a rep...

Zillow’s President Reveals Plan

Zillow’s President Reveals Plan

First up on The Walk Thru, Danny Deals and Tom Toole join Byron Lazine and The Broke Agent to discuss top stories from Inman Connect, the call BAM received from Zillow, a viral listing that appeared on every news channel, and an Instagram cheat code.Zillow President...