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The Mike Bell Real Estate Show

Welcome to The Mike Bell Real Estate Show, an award-winning radio talk show. Real estate agents and consumers alike listen to Mike Bell for advice, strategy, and knowledge. With a powerful array of lawyers, specialists and economists, this show gives you behind-the-scenes access to the real estate world.

Listen and learn, you are about to be smarter than over 99.99% of all agents in the nation. Mike is nationally ranked in the top 0.1% of all agents by The Wall Street Journal.

The Mike Bell Real Estate Show is the winner of the HERMES Platinum award in the Audio/Radio Program category.

1031 Property Exchanges

Today, we will find out everything you need to know about 1031 exchanges. Our guest is attorney Derek Phillips. He is a licensed California real estate broker, and along with his father, he runs Downs...
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The Right Way To Sell A Home

There’s a reason Mike is ranked in the top .01% of REALTORS® nationwide – he knows how to sell homes. And, he knows better than anyone that there is a right way to sell a house, and a wrong way t...
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Commercial Real Estate

In this episode of The Mike Bell Real Estate show, we are talking with Mike Knudsen who is a Net Leased Investment Broker at Growth Investment Group of Keller Williams Commercial. Mike is a leading Co...
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Watch Out For That House

Private investigator and attorney Joseph Chora talks about the process of judgement enforcement, and ways you can protect (and lose) your home. Protect your most valued assets, and understand how you ...
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Mortgage Fundamentals

Tony Moon of First Priority Financial is here to discuss the mortgage process, and gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the process from the lender’s perspective. Tony Moon is a loan officer wit...
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Insuring Your Home, Part 2

We didn’t get all the information in Part 1, so Michelle and Anna came back to the studio. In this episode, listen in as veteran home insurance specialists Michelle Mitchikoff and Anna Gonzales of N...
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Insuring Your Home, Part 1

Michelle Mitchikoff and Michelle Mitchikoff from Narver Insurance join Mike in the studio for a very lively discussion about insuring your home. These brokers have decades of experience, and stories, ...
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Retrofitting Foundations

Inspector Dan Leech returns to further our discussion about foundations, as we dive into retrofitting (strengthening and improving) a home foundation. This is a technical discussion, so be sure to hav...
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All About Foundations

Home inspector Dan Leech returns to talk about home foundations. The types of foundations, the things to look for, and how a foundation problem isn’t always horrible and expensive. We get down an...
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When It Is Time To Move

Marty Stevens-Heebner, a certified Senior Move Manager, is in the studio today. She is the Founder and President of Clear Home Solutions where she helps families alleviate the stress of moving, reorga...
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Home Inspections

Mike is joined by Dan Leech, the owner of A Quality Home Inspection Service. Dan has inspected thousands of homes and buyer's agents love to refer him to their clients. We will discuss how to hire an ...
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Best Questions To Ask, Part 6

Join Mike for the last segment of this multi-part series and he talks about the best questions to ask your agent. Listen so you know more than your real estate agent, and can make sure you are gettin...
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Best Questions To Ask, Part 5

Continuing with Part 5 in this multi-part series, Mike continues with the best questions to ask your agent. All Agents are different, and they get different results. The difference could easily cost y...
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Best Questions To Ask, Part 4

Continuing the conversation in this multi-part series, Mike reveals more of the best questions to ask your agent. Reduce the time you spend interviewing agents. Learn the best questions to ask, and...
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Best Questions To Ask, Part 3

Join Mike as we continue with the best questions to ask your agent in this third segment. Agents are different, and they get different results. The difference could easily cost you thousands, but you ...
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Your Credit Report

In this episode of The Mike Bell Real Estate Show, Sandra Ruiz, owner of Fix Your Credit Consulting in Los Angeles, discusses how your credit report works, how to improve it, and how to fix it. Since ...
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A Talk With CA Chief Economist

In this episode, listen in to hear Chief Economist Leslie Appleton-Young from the California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.). The association is a statewide trade organization with 150,000+ member...
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Best Questions To Ask, Part 2

Attorney Griffin Lee joins Mike to discuss the best questions to ask your agent. Gain insight, and control to assure you are making the smart hiring decision. Listen for the answers you should be hear...
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Agent Secrets, Part 2

Publisher and serial home buyer and seller Michael Patris joins us for the second part of a blunt discussion. We will be talking about the brokerage brand, and if it is really that important. We discu...
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Investment Real Estate 102

Don’t Myth-Understand it! Join Mike and guest Bruce Seid, Director at KW Commercial, for a discussion on The Mike Bell Real Estate Show that includes eight common Myth-Understandings and Myth-Co...
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Investment Real Estate 101

Learn about the advantages of Real Estate as a vehicle to build wealth in this episode of The Mike Bell Real Estate Show. Join Mike and guest Bruce Seid, Director at KW Commercial, for a discussion ab...
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Common Misconceptions When…

Buying or Selling? Real estate attorney Ada Katz joins Mike in discussing common misconceptions buyers and sellers can face when trying to buy or sell a house. Topics include dual agency, confidential...
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What Developers Will Be Building

Mike Dieden is the head of site acquisition, pre-development design, entitlements and marketing for Creative Housing Associates in Los Angeles. Learn what will be coming, and why in America's housing....
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Why Do I Need Title Insurance?

An eye opening discussion about something that isn't talked about much: title insurance. Listen in with Eric Mauer, Vice President of Chicago Title, a national title company. Find out what your agent ...
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Reverse Mortgage Straight Talk

If you think you know about reverse mortgages, think again. These can be a great tool for a homeowner, and there are a lot of myths out there that will be busted. Mike is with with Kathy Blond, a loan...
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Hiring Building Contractors

Forensic expert, fine home builder, syndicated columnist and contractor Harold Bissner of Systems Building Incorporated will discuss what you should look out for when you hire a contractor on your hom...
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The Asian Investor

Mike is joined by Kathy Hao, an international law attorney, for a lively and eye-opening discussion about Asian investors and paths to citizenship in this episode of The Mike Bell Real Estate Show. Ka...
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Short Sales, Part 2 of 2

With the overwhelming success of last week's show and all the online buzz from Mike's clients, we brought back Jennifer Rose to answer more questions. We delve into more complex real life scenarios th...
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Short Sales, Part 1 of 2

Mike is with Jennifer Rose, a Short Sale facilitator with National Home Equity. She has closed over 1,500 short sales, and was a senior short sale negotiator with one of the largest banks in the count...
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What Is A Home Warranty?

Real estate agents love home warranties. In this episode, find out why with Vice President Liz DeBeau with Fidelity National Home Warranty. This show promises to provide tips to help any homeowner, or...
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Best Questions To Ask, Part 1

Mike’s co-host this week is local rock DJ Loxi Wyndle, and they will discuss the best questions to ask your prospective agent. These are excellent questions, and we will discuss the answers you want...
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Agent Secrets, Part 1

In this episode, Mike is joined by publisher Michael Patris for a blunt discussion that will probably upset most agents out there. Backed up by statistics from the National Association of Realtors, Mi...
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New Homes, Present and Future

Mike is joined by Michael Gray, West Coast Senior VP of Lambert Development, a nationally recognized home builder based in New York. Great information on the trends, new features to expect, and the na...
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Why Houses Don’t Sell, Part 1

Mike's co-host this week is real estate attorney Greg Anderson. Listen in as they discuss the biggest reasons why a house doesn't sell, and some of the examples will surprise you. By the end of the s...
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