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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 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 ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk about a new crypto real estate scam, more Airbnbs than apartment rentals and the top suburbs in the United States (one of them being in Northern Virginia). Home sellers say they received raw deal from ‘Godfather of real estate’s’ crypt ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk declining home sales, a $1 billion dollar investment in Arlington County and a breakdown of Tom Brady and Gisele Buendchen's real estate portfolio. Existing-home sales dip for third month as buyers say 'No thanks' https://www.inman.com/2022/0 ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk tech layoffs, how to avoid buyer's remorse and why NAR is increasing its dues. Carvana laid off 2,500 employees, many of them over Zoom https://www.engadget.com/carvana-zoom-layoffs-221427957.html Tech is hitting the brakes on hiring even ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk first time home buyer expectations, buyers are avoiding one specific type of property and a TikTok video that shows a homeowner literally moving their entire house on an 18-wheeler because they are fed up with property taxes. First time home ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk about a car ban in a new subdivision, how HOAs are trying to block investor buyers and Matt flames someone on Twitter for their terrible real estate hot take. Culdesac Tempe: Here is what the Tempe no-car neighborhood could look like https:/ ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk about a new viral Tiktok-esque real estate video app, complaints about Opendoor and a house near Agusta National that refuses to sell despite being offered almost 5x its market value. Meet Playhouse, the app that wants to turn Zillow scrolli ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk renovating before selling, whether desktop appraisals are hurting buyers and how Dubai real estate is selling out years in advance. Luxury projects selling out years in advance and a record-setting start to the year: 3 Dubai real-estate agen ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk 25% tax on house flipping, $50k offer to back out of a deal and the top tech trends in real estate. New CA bill would impose 25% gain tax on house flippers who sell within 3 years https://www.cbs8.com/article/news/local/new-ca-bill-would-imp ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk HOA fees, 'The One' mansion in Bel Air finally sells and showing the wrong house for sale. Articles: Fee increases of 300 to 400% stun residents of Florida’s largest homeowners' association https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/ ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk about what real estate agents actually think about your house, mask mandates and going back to the office and whisper listings. Articles: Here’s What Real Estate Agents Really Think About Your House https://www.realtor.com/advice/sell/wha ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk mortgage applications falling, submitting two different offers on two different houses at the same time and a house in DC that sold for $800k over asking price. Mortgage applications drop to lowest level in over 2 years https://www.cnbc.com/ ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk Dan Snyder, out-of-town buyers and a Miami mansion NFT combo sale. Dan Snyder buys most expensive house in DC area real estate history https://www.fox5dc.com/news/dan-snyder-buys-most-expensive-house-in-dc-area-real-estate-history Out-of-To ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk Zillow 2020 real estate market predictions, NFT house in Florida and VanLife Zillow: Our 2022 housing forecast is way off—home prices now set to spike 16% https://finance.yahoo.com/news/zillow-2022-housing-forecast-way-093355186.html Flori ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk buyer's market, metaverse mortgages and equity-rich homeowners. Tony Alexander says buyers will have the upper hand as the real estate market hits its busiest time of the year https://www.interest.co.nz/property/114193/tony-alexander-says-bu ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk 2022 real estate market, Department of Justice crackdowns and the Propy real estate crypto NFT coin. ‘It’s anguish, it’s pain, it’s agony’ – here’s what it’s like to shop for a home in today’s tight housing market https://w ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk about Realogy CEO's shocking comments about a change to commission policies in the MLS. Realogy calls on NAR to eliminate commission-sharing requirement https://www.inman.com/2022/01/06/realogy-calls-on-nar-to-eliminate-commission-sharing-re ...


In this episode, Shawn and Matt talk iBuyers, how to switch real estate agents and the least popular state in the United States. Can I Switch Real Estate Agents After I Make an Offer on a Home? https://www.realtor.com/advice/buy/can-i-switch-real-estate-agents-after-i-make-an-o ...