Making Real Estate Fun Videos

Making Real Estate Fun is a video blog that has been designed to make the stiff and boring subject of real estate come to life. Exciting dialog from our hosts will keep you coming back every week for our podcasts and videos. AYou will be getting the most up-to-date knowledge from our working professional hosts. It's not all about business, however. We still like to have a good time with our interviews of local businesses of the western suburbs of Chicago.

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Fantasy Football 2018 Beginners Guide | Making Real Estate Fun

What is Fantasy Football? How does the scoring work? Fantasy Football can be complex - especially for a beginner who is out of touch with the sport. This episode, Making Real Estate Fun takes a dive into the world of fantasy football - giving you their picks for the season and answering questions from a Fantasy Beginner. For more Making Real Estate Fun, check out MakingRealEstateFun.com You can subscribe to BLTV for daily podcasts and videos dedicated to business, law and lifestyle from industry leaders: None of the content in this video is intended as paid financial or legal advice (even the parts about football).

How to Inspect a New Home Part 1 | Making Real Estate Fun

Making Real Estate Fun tours Keith's home, which is listed for sale, and explain what to look for when inspecting a house you're interested in purchasing. How do I know if there has been mold? How can I test the water? Making Real Estate Fun answers your home inspection questions.

Everything You Could Want | Touring The Marquis on Maple Part 3 | Making Real Estate Fun

In this episode of Making Real Estate Fun, the guys explore the second style of apartment in the Marquis Condominium and check out the great views of suburban city life. Do you have marketing, editing or audio/video production needs for your business, podcast or website? Want to be a part of the BLTV network? Let us know what we can do for you by calling us at 630-324-6666 or by emailing us at marketing@oflaherty-law.com. Check out makingrealestatefun.com for more podcasts and videos from the cast.

Welcome to the Batcave | The Marquis on Maple, Part 2 | Making Real Estate Fun

The Making Real Estate Fun crew continue their series covering the new Marquis on Maple condominium in Downer's Grove, IL. This episode, they are given a your of the lobby, garage, and one of the apartments available from Marquis.

An Introduction to the Marquee on Maple Introduction Part One | Making Real Estate Fun

In this episode of Making Real Estate Fun we head to the Marquee on Maple and explore some of the new units.

Making Mistakes, Meeting People and Missing Shots with Chamber630 Part 3 |Making Real Estate Fun

The gang nears the end of their Golf Outing adventure by meeting one of the sponsors of the event, desperately attempting to sink a great shot for the video and making plenty of blooper-ready mistakes. Thanks to Chamber630 for the event! If you want to see more of MRF's golf event videos, or check out their usual series of interview-style podcasts, you can subscribe here. Check out http://makingrealestatefun.com for more from the guys! Need marketing, production of audio/video editing for your business, podcast or website? BLTV is ready to help! Let us know what we can do for you by emailing us at marketing@oflaherty-law.com Thanks for watching!

Golf Outing, Part Two: Shots, Songs and Swings | Making Real Estate Fun

In this episode of Making Real Estate Fun we keep playing and joking on the golf outing.

Golf Outing, Part One: Brews, Balls and Backswings | Making Real Estate Fun

The day for the Chamber Golf Outing is finally here! The guys are joined by Sean of Alter Brewing in the first part of the Chamber 360 Golf Outing. The guys show off their golf skills (or lack thereof) and have a great time bonding with local business owners. Look out for the rest of the Golf Outing series in the coming weeks!

Outtakes, and Cut Footage from Alter Brewing! | Making Real Estate Fun

In this special episode of Making Real Estate Fun, we look back at the episodes filmed this summer at Alter Brewing Company in Downers Grove, IL, including highlights, outtakes, and unused footage.

Outtakes, Music, and Teases for the Future | Making Real Estate Fun

In this special episode of Making Real Estate Fun, we look back at the footage from recent episodes that didn't make the cut - and tease the future of guests and topics for the podcast. Let us know in the comments what topics you hope to see the guys cover next! Check out www.makingrealestatefun.com for more.

Cheese Pizza, Real Estate and Home Security | Making Real Estate Fun Episode

In this episode of Making Real Estate fun, the guys talk about the ins and outs of home security.

Pizza, Ale, and the Housing Market | Making Real Estate Fun

In this episode of Making Real Estate fun, the guys visit Angelo's Pizza to talk about the current housing market over some beers.

Real Estate, Jambalaya and the Upcoming Golf Outing | Making Real Estate Fun

In this episode of Making Real Estate Fun, the guys talk about food, wrestling and the upcoming golf outing.

What Is Making Real Estate Fun? | Making Real Estate Fun

Keith Hoffman from Making Real Estate Fun gives you the rundown on Making Real Estate Fun.

Mortgages, Golf and More! | Making Real Estate Fun

In this episode of Making Real Estate Fun, the guys talk about mortgages in the current market, golf and current events at Alter Brewing.

What's Going on With the Real Estate Market | Making Real Estate Fun

In this episode of Making Real Estate Fun. the guys talk about the current housing market. The guys talk about the market, apps and the health of the local housing market.

Title Insurance and What It's About | Making Real Estate Fun

In this episode of Making Real Estate Fun, the guys talk about #titleinsurance.

Taji and Ray Shooting the Breeze over a cold beer | Making Real Estate Fun

Taji and Ray have a relaxed conversation at Alter Brewing about general real estate and title issues, market conditions to fees to charges and regulations.

Owner's Spotlight: Lou from Angelos | Making Real Estate Fun

Meet Lou, owner of Angelo’s Pizza in the heart of Downers Grove, Illinois. Take an inside look while making pizza and preparing delicious food.

Owner's Spotlight: Ryan from Cellar Door | Making Real Estate Fun

Meet Ryan Jansky, Manager of Cellar Door Wine Shop & Bistro in downtown Downers Grove. It’s a great place to visit with friends, have a little wine and nosh, all while enjoying a beautiful local ambience and local flair.

Owner's Spotlight: Mark from Alter Brewing Company | Making Real Estate Fun

A beer inspired visit with Head Brewer and co-founder Mark Hedrick of Alter Brewing Company. See why you need to visit Alter and what makes their beer so special.

Owner's Spotlight: Joe from Emmett's Brewing Company | Making Real Estate Fun

The Making Real Estate Fun Guys talk to Joe Grana about Emmet's Brewing Company. Meet Manager Joe Grana from Emmett’s Ale House in Downers Grove. Learn about their beers and great location in the heart of Downers Grove.

Insurance Coverage You Didn't Know You Needed | Making Real Estate Fun

Nate Odom discusses everything you need to know about homeowners insurance. Kevin also discusses his affinity for Shakespeare and we have some fun with a a drinking game.

Troy Golden's Risky Business | Making Real Estate Fun

In this episode the MRF guys talk to Troy about about commercial real estate and Keith shows off his taste in music.

Flipping Real Estate | Making Real Estate Fun

Joshua Inglis discusses how he got involved in real estate investments. Joshua explains how investors need to separate themselves from the emotional attachment to a house and focus on the numbers.

Finding A Quality Home Inspector | Making Real Estate Fun

In this episode the MRF guys sit down with John Terry of Jadestone Home Inspections to discuss the difference having a quality home inspector makes and how this will ultimately save you money in the long run. Home inspectors are a dime a dozen, but how do you really differentiate between a good one and a bad one.

Real Estate Purchases From the Consumer's Perspective | Making Real Estate Fun

We always wanted to know what our clients and borrowers really think, so we ask EJ Johnson) what he really thinks. He’s brutally honest and tells it all. We had to film this one at Alter Brewing in Downers Grove. Filmed with Keith Hoffman and Taji Clark.

Borrowing from Local Community Banks | Making Real Estate Fun

Ever wonder whether you should be banking with a large global bank or a local community bank? We think this interview with Amanda Hark and Rosanna Putz of Heartland Bank will answer those pressing questions.

What Can a Chamber of Commerce Do For You? | Making Real Estate Fun

Do you know what a Chamber of Commerce is and what it does? How about what a Chamber can do for you? Check out this wonderful in-depth video featuring guest speak Laura Crawford, President and CEO of Chamber 630. Filmed at Alter Brewing in Downers Grove with Keith Hoffman and Taji Clark.

Mortgage Insurance For Residential Real Estate | Making Real Estate Fun

In this episode of Making Real Estate Fun we speak with Erin Ahern from Genworth Mortgage Insurance. There are good reasons to put down 20% and then there are other reasons not to when buying a home. We asked Erin Ahern of Genworth to give us the real inside of Private Mortgage Insurance. Filmed at Parker Restaurant and Bar in Downers Grove with Keith Hoffman, Ray Manuel and Anthony Latham.

Setting Up Phone Services | Making Real Estate Fun

Setting up in a new location can be difficult and challenging for new business owners. When moving your location you'll have to set up new phone services. This episode explains what to look for in phone services. All phone services are not equal and we examine different ways phones can be set up to keep you modern and productive.

Finding Local Professions | Making Real Estate Fun

When move into a new area, you'll want to become acclimated to the new community in more ways than one. Getting connected with professionals with great service can be difficult when you first move. Barb discusses ways you can overcome this barrier so many face. What’s does it take to find a new dentist in a new community? Here you will gain the knowledge you need from a local dentist, Barb Webster of Webster Dental. It’s always difficult to find new resources but when you know the right answers, it will make it much easier. Filmed in Dowers Grove with Keith Hoffman, Taji Clark and Kevin O’Flaherty.

How To Prepare Floors For Selling Your Home | Making Real Estate Fun

Get new flooring for your house while you're selling without paying a dime until closing? Sounds too good to be true. But that's what Vince discusses in our newest interview. Flooring adds appeal to your house and attracts potential buyers. There is a great deal of flooring options when remodeling or building a home. So, we decided to ask an expert to help us with the answers. We interviewed Vince Rusnick of Floor Coverings International to offer the best solutions available in todays market. Filmed in his showroom in Burr Ridge with Keith Hoffman, Taji Clark and Kevin O’Flaherty.

What To Look For In A Home Inspection | Making Real Estate Fun

When you purchase a home, its strongly suggested to have a home inspection. At times, it really pays off. So, when we asked Charles Hooker of Charles Home Inspections to talk to us, he gave us the real skinny on the process and what to look out for. Filmed at Alter Brewing in Downers Grove with Keith Hoffman, Taji Clark and Kevin O’Flaherty.

How To Repair Bad Credit Before Home Purchase | Making Real Estate Fun

Credit is always an unknown element and not everyone has great credit. Guest Jim Droske of Illinois Credit Services, speaks to us on how to repair damaged credit and what it takes to put yourself in a position of strength. Enjoy some pizza while you learn about credit repair. Filmed in Angelo’s Pizza in the heart of Downers Grove with Keith Hoffman, Taji Clark and Ray Manuel.

How To Pick A Tenant Broker | Making Real Estate Fun

The MRF guys talk with Troy Golden from Golden Group Real Estate about how to pick a tenant broker. Enjoy an enlightening conversation with guest Troy Golden, on commercial properties and what it takes to pick a reputable Tenant Broker. Filmed at the quant location of the Cellar Door Wine Shop & Bistro in Downtown Downers Grove.

Pitfalls Of Homeowner's Insurance | Making Real Estate Fun

Insurance is all over the board, but we asked Jonathon Twitty of State Farm all about the pitfalls and what to look when checking out your options. Filmed at Angelo’s Pizza in the heart of downtown Downers Grove with Keith Hoffman, Taji Clark and Kevin O’Flaherty. http://makingrealestatefun.com

What Happens When a House has Problems | Making Real Estate Fun

In this episode Making Real Estate Fun talks with John Santiago about what happens when a house or business has problems. We discuss 'mini catastrophies' and different problems home and business owners face and the options you have to fight them.

How Buying A Home Affects Your Taxes | Making Real Estate Fun

Ever wondered what the tax ramifications are when you buy homes? We asked accountant Mike Breier to talk to us about it. He tells us all about what it means to you and what to do to avoid taxes. Filmed at Mojo’s East Coast Eats in Downers Grove with Keith Hoffman and Taji Clark.

Check Out Some of Our Other Great Videos

What Is Making Real Estate Fun? | Making Real Estate Fun
Making Mistakes, Meeting People and Missing Shots with Chamber630 Part 3 |Making Real Estate Fun
An Introduction to the Marquee on Maple Introduction Part One | Making Real Estate Fun
Everything You Could Want | Touring The Marquis on Maple Part 3 | Making Real Estate Fun
How to Inspect a New Home Part 1 | Making Real Estate Fun
Fantasy Football 2018 Beginners Guide | Making Real Estate Fun
Golf Outing, Part One: Brews, Balls and Backswings | Making Real Estate Fun
Golf Outing, Part Two: Shots, Songs and Swings | Making Real Estate Fun
How Buying A Home Affects Your Taxes | Making Real Estate Fun
Pitfalls Of Homeowner's Insurance | Making Real Estate Fun
How To Pick A Tenant Broker | Making Real Estate Fun
How To Repair Bad Credit Before Home Purchase | Making Real Estate Fun
What To Look For In A Home Inspection | Making Real Estate Fun
How To Prepare Floors For Selling Your Home | Making Real Estate Fun
Finding Local Professions | Making Real Estate Fun
Setting Up Phone Services | Making Real Estate Fun
Mortgage Insurance For Residential Real Estate | Making Real Estate Fun
What Can a Chamber of Commerce Do For You? | Making Real Estate Fun
Borrowing from Local Community Banks | Making Real Estate Fun
Real Estate Purchases From the Consumer's Perspective | Making Real Estate Fun
Finding A Quality Home Inspector | Making Real Estate Fun
Flipping Real Estate | Making Real Estate Fun
Troy Golden's Risky Business | Making Real Estate Fun
Insurance Coverage You Didn't Know You Needed | Making Real Estate Fun
Owner's Spotlight: Joe from Emmett's Brewing Company | Making Real Estate Fun
Owner's Spotlight: Mark from Alter Brewing Company | Making Real Estate Fun
Owner's Spotlight: Ryan from Cellar Door | Making Real Estate Fun
What Happens When a House has Problems | Making Real Estate Fun
Owner's Spotlight: Lou from Angelos | Making Real Estate Fun
Taji and Ray Shooting the Breeze over a cold beer | Making Real Estate Fun
Title Insurance and What It's About | Making Real Estate Fun
What's Going on With the Real Estate Market | Making Real Estate Fun
Mortgages, Golf and More! | Making Real Estate Fun
Real Estate, Jambalaya and the Upcoming Golf Outing | Making Real Estate Fun
Pizza, Ale, and the Housing Market | Making Real Estate Fun
Cheese Pizza, Real Estate and Home Security | Making Real Estate Fun Episode
Outtakes, Music, and Teases for the Future | Making Real Estate Fun
Outtakes, and Cut Footage from Alter Brewing! | Making Real Estate Fun
Welcome to the Batcave | The Marquis on Maple, Part 2 | Making Real Estate Fun

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