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The Shawn & Matt Show

Each week, Shawn Battle and Matt Leighton talk real estate live on facebook, instagram and the show is recorded for our youtube channel. Check out all of the videos about local and national real estate topics below!


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk 3D printed neighborhoods, $300k backyard houses, and a Nantucket house for $2M that's 360 square feet. Articles Take a look inside the only large-scale 3D printed housing development in the U.S. https://www.cnbc.com/2022/11/10/look-inside-on ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk Redfin quitting the iBuying business, a new service called Final Offer, and a converted schoolhouse for sale for $700k Articles Redfin Cuts 13% of Staff, Shuts Down Home-Flipping Business https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-11-09/red ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk first time home buyers, Redfin CEO's theory on the real estate market, and Kylie selling her $22M mansion. Articles The Number of First-Time Homebuyers Hits Record Low, Survey Finds https://www.realtor.com/news/trends/number-of-first-time-hom ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk design trends on their way out, zombie foreclosures and America's only legally haunted house Articles The Home Design Trends That Are on Their Way Out This Year https://www.thekitchn.com/10-home-design-trends-to-say-goodbye-to-23466265 Zombi ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk 40-year listing agreements, the Airbn-bust and a $1.4M house full of doodle drawings. Articles Real estate firm lures in homeowners with quick cash. But some say there’s a ‘predatory’ 40-year catch https://www.thebaltimorebanner.com/com ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk date the rate, homebuying rules to break and a weird sale for $800k but you can't live in the house. Articles: Marry the House, but Date the Rate https://www.dmagazine.com/sponsored/2022/10/marry-the-house-but-date-the-rate/ 6 Homebuying ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk office-to-residential conversions, why isn't my house selling and a shipping container that sleeps 6 people. Articles: Housing Conversions Will Be a Fix for Empty Offices—but Not Yet https://thenewssow.com/housing-conversions-will-be-a-fi ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk housing correction, foreclosures in these states and do weird street names matter? Articles: These 2 maps show the U.S home price correction is sharper—and more widespread—than previously thought https://fortune.com/2022/09/28/housing-mar ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk Opendoor losing money on its sales, the top luxury home amenities and a hobbit house for sale for only $315k. Articles: Home-Flipper Opendoor Hit With Losses in Echo of Zillow Collapse https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-09-19/home- ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk about a $250 million penthouse, Alexandria Virginia's surging apartment demand and an Alaskan castle for sale for $650k. Articles: NYC penthouse to list for a record $250M: ‘You are above noise’ https://nypost.com/2022/09/15/nyc-penthous ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk about people hating on the Compass brokerage, illegal Airbnb subletting and are you "in or out" on these three trending real estate topics Compass is 'the world's most unprofitable brokerage ever': Mike DelPrete https://www.inman.com/2022/08/ ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk Goldman Sachs' real estate prediction, how inflation is hurting Gen Z the most and are you 'in or out' on a haunted hotel, lighthouse for sale and the 'shattered glass' look. Home sales have so much further to fall in 2023, Goldman Sachs says ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk buyers canceling contracts, a city that is paying Airbnb hosts to rent to locals and an absurd $20k commission for a $2k/month rental. **Sorry about the audio! Matt's mic failed during the recording. How many DC-area home sales are falling ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk stale listings, a Northern Virginia neighborhood that has seen prices increase by 40% and what Mark Cuban really thinks about buying real estate in the metaverse. A Growing Share of Home Listings Are Stale As Market Cools https://www.redfin.c ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk multiple offers, foreign buyers of US real estate and a common Zillow scam. Half of Redfin home offers now face no competing bids, new report says https://www.inman.com/2022/07/20/half-of-redfin-home-offers-now-face-no-competing-bids-new-rep ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk about a city that fined a homeowner for parking in their own driveway, poorly-photoshopped listing photos and cities where rents are less expensive than car payments. SF couple allowed to park in their driveway again after threatened with $1. ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk market crash versus correction, an HOA suing a homeowner $40,000 over a few inches and a Realtor attempts to trademark body language. ‘Coast to Coast’ Housing Correction Is Coming, Says Moody’s Chief Economist https://www.bloomberg.com/ ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk buying real estate in As-Is condition, ways to build wealth through real estate and the seller timeline when selling your house 7 Red Flags To Watch for When Buying a Home 'As Is' https://www.realtor.com/videos/7-red-flags-to-watch-for-when-b ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk fractional vacation rental investing, a new cold calling lawsuit and an $8M home built by Frank Lloyd Wright. https://here.co/ Coldwell Banker agent cold call suit heads to trial as a class action https://www.inman.com/2022/06/08/coldwell-ba ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk about what Gen Z wants, 3 overvalued real estate markets and a fly-in community. This Is What Gen Z and Millennials Are Looking For in Real Estate https://www.gobankingrates.com/investing/real-estate/what-gen-z-and-millennials-are-looking-fo ...