On Today’s show we have the legendary Fred Haywood!😄 From growing up on the small tropical island of Maui🌺 to becoming a champion in the water Fred’s story is truly inspiring. Fred Haywood pioneered the sport of windsurfing🏄♂️, in high school won the title of fastest backstroke🏊♂️ in America, swam and surfed with many Olympic medalist and amidst it all still learned how to move out of judgement and into curiosity.🙌 On top of ALL that Fred has been in the Hawaii Real Estate Business for 48 years! Fred is really someone we can all learn from so make sure you don’t miss today’s episode!
Listen & Learn:
1:40 – Rebecca introduces Fred Haywood
4:04 – Fred’s background growing up in Maui
8:00 – Fred’s achievements
11:00 – Move out of judgement and into curiosity
18:50 – Fred’s pivotal moment with Mark Spitz dad
21:40 – Fred’s story about competing at nationals
24:00 – Fred’s lesson in humility
25:15 – Fred’s slideshow explained
28:10 – How Fred got into speed sailing
30:04 – What the Star Power Club is
33:00 – Hawaii real estate market update
34:50 – What is an NGO & the charity called Pixlbank
38:15 – Fred Haywood’s book “Racing With Aloha”
Fred Haywood – Broker/Realtor, Record Breaking Swimmer, & World Famous Windsurfer
Fred is an icon of windsurfing, but few know he is also an Olympic contender who swam a record-breaking backstroke alongside his friend Mark Spitz. In Fred’s book RACING WITH ALOHA, he shares how, before he discovered speed sailing, he surfed with the likes of Gerry Lopez, exploring exotic undiscovered surf spots around the world. Only his friends know how deeply growing up on the island of Maui influenced Fred to carry his success with humility and generosity.
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Listen & Learn
2:15 – Joe & Anthony touch on interest rates
4:00 – Top 10 cities with the most appreciation
6:50 – August’s Cromford Report explained
10:20 – Rebecca’s market predictions
13:00 – Active listing chart explained
15:30 – The perfect storm for buyers right now
19:30 – Are we hitting the ceiling for home prices?
21:40 – Today’s rates & refinancing benefits
24:00 – Anthony’s PowerPoint on the housing bubble
27:00 – Less irresponsible cash-out refinances
29:20 – American home equity skyrocketed
31:40 – Main driver of the housing shortfall
33:40 – Forbearance & Today’s market
38:00 – Ivy Zelman one of the top real estate economist & her thoughts on foreclosures
39:40 – This time last year versus now
41:00 – Real estate & the current economy
43:15 Anthony & Joe’s final thoughts
Anthony Penna – Director of Sales & Marketing at Lawyers Title
“There is nothing more satisfying than helping people achieve their goals by providing them with opportunities to excel in their business. It’s an awesome process that I feel very fortunate to be a part of both as a former sales executive of 15 years and now in my current position since 2014. I love what I do at Lawyers Title.” As the highest ranked company in title insurance (proudly ranked 293 on the Fortune 500 list), Lawyers Title is the leading resource for all title, escrow, and marketing needs in the real estate industry.
Joe Smith – Owner/Broker of Epic Mortgage
Joe Smith first started in the mortgage business in 2002 as a loan officer. He quickly established himself as a top producer, eventually managing the state of Arizona for a top 10 mortgage lender. After 17yrs in traditional retail banking, working for many top companies in the mortgage business he decided to make a jump to becoming a mortgage broker himself. Currently, Joe is the Broker and Owner at Epic Mortgage and is definitely someone you’re gonna want to go to for advice on lending!