The Real Estate Deal

1718BRONC_RealEstateAd_300x250Worried about buying a home for the first time? Not sure where to begin when selling your home? Well, Kevin Lawton, real estate agent of Coldwell Banker Schiavone & Associates, is here to help you realize your real estate dreams on The Real Estate Deal, Sundays at 10 a.m.

Join your agent on the airwaves Kevin Lawton every Sunday as he provides tips and hints on buying, selling, renting, and investing in a home. He will also keep you up to date with current trends in the world of real estate and highlight featured local homes for sale in the Mercer and Burlington County areas.

Interested in buying or selling a home? You can Like Kevin Lawton on Facebook, follow him on Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram, and check out his blog here.

The Real Estate Deal is underwritten by Kevin Lawton, real estate agent of Coldwell Banker Schiavone & Associates and by Brad Zerbe of Gateway Mortgage Group.schiavone-logo

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Meet The Host and Producer

_mg_5851-2(Host) Kevin Lawton is a Realtor based in Bordertown, NJ and a Rider alumni. As a real estate agent concentrating on Burlington County and Mercer County, Kevin guides his clients through the processes of either buying, selling or renting homes while making them easy to understand and stress-free. Kevin is always happy to answer any questions or concerns his clients may have on any aspect of the real estate business. For Kevin, seeing people turn a property into their home makes it all worthwhile.

Connect with Kevin on LinkedIn here, and click here to see his official profile here.

IMG_0506(Producer) Victoria Clayton is the producer of The Real Estate Deal. She is majoring in Television, Radio, and Filmmaking with a concentration in Filmmaking. In her spare time she enjoys crafting and road trips. Victoria is a senior graduating in May 2019.

 

Audio Archives

December 09, 2018

Looking for a Real Estate Agent?– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton talks about the best characteristics an Agent can have and what kind of marketing benefits they can offer.

December 02, 2018

Gen Z– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton talks about Generation Z and their buying habits. What are the differences between the generations when buying real estate?

November 25, 2018

Clean, Clean, Clean– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton introduces his new Chesterfield listing and explains how cleanliness sells.

November 18, 2018

Agents>Home Owner Sale – On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton Lists the benefits of selling through an Agent and how much they help with marketing.

November 11, 2018

[ENCORE PRESENTATION]Stay Above Water– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton explains what “being underwater” means and how to raise your home values.

November 04, 2018

 Read All About It– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton talks about his hometown of Bordertown and what it has to offer.

October 28, 2018

[ENCORE PRESENTATION]Going Once, Going Twice– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton sets the scene of Real Estate Auctions and how to navigate your way to the best deal.

October 21, 2018

[ENCORE PRESENTATION]CUT!!-On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton tells us how far an agent will go to help their client seal the deal.

October 14, 2018

[ENCORE PRESENTATION]Client VS Customer– On this episode, Kevin Lawton clears the air on the difference between a client and a customer in the real estate business.

October,07 2018

Mortgage Fraud– On this episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton talks about mortgage fraud, Airbnb, and real estate stats.

September,30 2018

Land of Opportunity– On this episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton explains what an equal opportunity zone is and why it’s a big deal.

September,23 2018

Real Estate vs Nature– On this episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton discusses the changes made to real estate in hurricane effected areas.

September,16 2018

[ENCORE PRESENTATION]Tiny Houses– On this episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton is joined by Founder of the United Tiny House Association, John Kernohan, to talk all about tiny houses the upcoming 2017 New Jersey Tiny House Festival, and more on this special episode of The Real Estate Deal.

September,09 2018

[ENCORE PRESENTATION]Dos and Don’ts for First Time Home Buyers– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton answers the questions he received from the First Time Home Buyers Dos and Don’ts Seminar at Rider University. Kevin tells you how to determine your search area when looking for your first home, and the right time to buy your home.

September,02 2018

Stay in Season– On this episode, Kevin Lawton stresses the importance of appearance when trying to sell your property.

August,26 2018

[ENCORE PRESENTATION]Your Rights and Their Rights– On this episode, Kevin Lawton goes over more rights that tenants and landlords have, including what rules tenants need to see in their leases, and more.

August,19 2018

Back to School-On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton explains how schools effect home values and what the pros and cons can be when selling your property on your own.

August,12 2018

CUT!!-On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton tells us how far an agent will go to help their client seal the deal.

August,05 2018

[ENCORE PRESENTATION] Homeseeker vs Smartstart-On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton sits down with Brad Zerbe of Gateway Mortgage group to discuss the details of the HomeSeeker and SmartStart programs for your personalized mortgage. They also go into what a silent second mortgage is and what refinancing really is.

July,29 2018

[ENCORE PRESENTATION] Tax Assessment vs Market Value-On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton talks about the big topic of tax assessment VS market value, the differences between them and why there is so much confusion regarding these two terms.

July,22 2018

Lord of the Land– On this episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin describes the responsibilities and obstacles you may have while becoming a landlord.

July,15 2018

Timing is Everything– On this episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin answers some frequently asked questions you may have when looking for somewhere to invest. He also talks about how the timing of your investment is crucial to success.

July,08 2018

Water, Water, Everywhere– On this episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin explains the importance of touring your possible real estate investments in various weather conditions.

July,01 2018

One Step at a Time- On this episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin talks about possible outside setbacks and alternatives to the usual downpayment.

June 24, 2018

No Strings Attached– On this episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin explains why it is best to keep your emotions out of investing.

June 17, 2018

[ENCORE PRESENTATION] The Deed Will Be Done– (This Encore episode was originally aired on March 12, 2017.) On this special edition of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin will be joined by Sidney D. Torres from CNBC’s The Deed to talk about the show, as well as some of his experiences as a home flipper. Also, Kevin gives his prediction of the direction of the real estate market in 2017 and more.

June 10, 2018

Going Once, Going Twice– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton sets the scene of Real Estate Auctions and how to navigate your way to the best deal.

June 2, 2018

Stay Above Water– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton explains what “being underwater” means and how to raise your home values.

May 27, 2018

To Rent, Or Not To Rent– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton discusses the pros and cons of renting property.

May 20, 2018

Get your CO here!– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton talks about the Certificate of Occupancy. He explains what it is, why you need it, and what they look for.

May 13, 2018

Short Sales and Rental Investments– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton explains what short sales are and what “short” in the name means. He also explains the benefits of investing in rental property.

May 6, 2018

[ENCORE PRESENTATION] HomeSeeker VS SmartStart– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton sits down with Brad Zerbe of Gateway Mortgage group to discuss the details of the HomeSeeker and SmartStart programs for your personalized mortgage. They also go into what a silent second mortgage is and what refinancing really is.

April 29, 2018

What a Difference 1% Makes– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton explains why first-time home buyers should be acting more quickly now, and how much of a difference 1% interest rate can make.

April 22, 2018

HomeSeeker VS SmartStart– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton sits down with Brad Zerbe of Gateway Mortgage group to discuss the details of the HomeSeeker and SmartStart programs for your personalized mortgage. They also go into what a silent second mortgage is and what refinancing really is.

April 15, 2018

Back Into The Spring Of Things– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton talks about how the market is picking up as we finally get into spring. Also, listen in to learn about the Home Seekers Program and redevelopment projects happening in Bordentown.

April 8, 2018

[ENCORE PRESENTATION] Brad Is Back– Brad Zerbe of Gateway Mortgage is back as a guest on The Real Estate Deal. Kevin and Brad talk about construction loans, rehab loans, and various other types of loans.

April 1, 2018

[ENCORE PRESENTATION] The Toast of The Town– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton is joined by Dylan Hallahan, a Rider alumni and a Junior Partner and Adviser of RU Financial. The two go over the overall goal of saving to buy a home, advice on some good ways to save money to make that first down payment, and even…toast?

March 25, 2018

Making a Big Difference with Small Change– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton sits down with Eve Picker from Small Change. The two go over what Eve does, how crowdfunding for real estate burst onto the scene a few years ago, making investments, and more.

March 11, 2018

In The Current Stats– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton revisits the statistics of Mercer and Burlington County, and see how they line up against each other. Also, Kevin goes over the current inventory accumulation, and how long that will last on the market.

February 25, 2018

Clients, Concessions and Credit– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton discusses his most recent work with clients. Kevin also goes over the difference between concession and credit.

February 18, 2018

Closing Times and Dates– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton talks about closings, the final part of the real estate transaction between new home owners and realtors. Also, Kevin talks about why the market is heating up and why it’s the time to sell.

February 11, 2018

The Stats Are Back– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton is diving into the latest stats for Burlington and Mercer County. Also, Kevin will be talking about the high desire for homes that have access to everything you need and why.

February 4, 2018

You Can Fly With Tink– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton is joined by Mike Granger from Tink Construction Services. Mike talks about what his construction company is all about, and the reason behind its name. Kevin and Mike also go into detail about home improvements, renovations, current trends in those subjects, and more.

January 28, 2018

Solar Round The World– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton is joined by George McGrady from Evoke Solar to talk all things solar, including the benefits of getting solar panels, why to get them, how to get them, the savings that you get by using solar energy and more.

January 14, 2018

Looking Forward and Backwards– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton talks about what to expect from the real estate market in 2018. Kevin also looks back to the units settled back in November 2017.

January 7, 2018

All About The Numbers– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton talks about the new tax reform that just got passed, what’s changed from the previous version, and what it affects when it comes to buying a home.

December 17, 2017

Not Pretty In Pink– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton talks about debating whether or not to change the color of his ugly new office bathroom, some great new listings in Columbus, New Jersey, and a few holiday gift ideas to give to new homeowners.

December 10, 2017

The Toast of The Town– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton is joined by Dylan Hallahan, a Rider alumni and a Junior Partner and Adviser of RU Financial. The two go over the overall goal of saving to buy a home, advice on some good ways to save money to make that first down payment, and even…toast?

December 3, 2017

Tax Assessment VS Market Value– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton talks about the big topic of tax assessment VS market value, the differences between them and why there is so much confusion regarding these two terms.

November 19, 2017

Dos and Don’ts for First Time Home Buyers– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton answers the questions he received from the First Time Home Buyers Dos and Don’ts Seminar at Rider University. Kevin tells you how to determine your search area when looking for your first home, and the right time to buy your home.

October 29, 2017

Hitting The Wayback Machine– On this Halloween edition of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton revisits the main topic of the very first edition of the show, which is when you buy your first home, you also need to think about your second home. Plus, a refresher on what sweat equity is and more.

October 22, 2017

Real Spooky, Real Deal– As Halloween approaches, Kevin Lawton gives advice on decorating your home for Halloween, as well as decorating throughout the rest of the year. Kevin also talks about the upcoming annual Halloween Parade in Bordentown and the potential tax reform that may affect how people deduct their mortgage interests.

October 15, 2017

The Gift That Keeps On Giving– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton is joined by Marc Silverman of GMH Mortgage Services, LLC. The two talk about mortgages, and what “gifting” means in real estate. They also go over the dos and don’ts when going for a mortgage, credit scoring, how to increase your credit score, and trying to convince renters to buy.

October 8, 2017

Informing The Good People– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton clears the air on the differences between being an agent and being a broker, and even tells you about mortgage that pays off student debt. All of this and more only on The Real Estate Deal!

September 24, 2017

Home Is Where The Heart Is– On this week’s episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton goes back to his roots to talk about some Rider University Alumni-related events, plus more real estate tips and tricks, including how to look up the value of a home on Zillow.

September 10, 2017

Realtors Unite– On this episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton talks about some featured homes, real estate referrals, and the bill that the National Association of Realtors are trying to get Congress to pass due to the damage the recent hurricanes have done.

September 3, 2017

Real Estate Relief– On this Labor Day weekend edition of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton talks about how Hurricane Harvey has affected the home owners in Texas. Also, Kevin talks about the Freddie Mac proposal benefits and much more.

August 13, 2017

Open House Season– On this episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton focuses on the topic of open houses and the many benefits they have for sellers and buyers alike. Plus, Kevin will also be discussing how homeownership rates are rising.

July 23, 2017

No Man Is An Isles– Kevin Lawton is joined by Markese Humphrey from Isles Inc., who talks about the many helpful programs that Isles Inc. offers for first-time home buyers and current home owners. They also talk about the new pedestrian bridge in Trenton, the New Jersey Homesavers Program, and more!

July 16, 2017

Linen and Colors and Design, Oh My– On this episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton is joined by real estate agent Grant Wagner, where he brings his flair for interior design to the show and discuss what colors are in for this season, how people’s preferences have changed over the years, and so much more!

July 9, 2017

Trenton’s The Town– On this episode, Kevin Lawton talks about the NJ Realtor HQ for winning the New Good Neighbor Award in Trenton, as well as how an area’s school district can affect the value of a home, and his new home search app that allows him to see what you’re searching for in a home so he can help find the right home for you.

July 2, 2017

Escrow-Go & More– Kevin Lawton covers another new listing in Bordentown City, explains what escrow deposits are, and Zillow’s new Instant Offers program and if it will effect the business of realtors.

June 25, 2017

Home Searchers– On a special Father’s Day edition of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton talks about National Home Owners Month, opportunities to invest in properties in Trenton, and the wonders of Coldwell Banker’s home search tool.

June 18, 2017

Fannie Mae– Kevin Lawton covers a new listing in Bordentown City, and explains what Fannie Mae is, and three big changes that have recently occurred in the real estate business.

June 11, 2017

Tiny Houses– On this episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton is joined by Founder of the United Tiny House Association, John Kernohan, to talk all about tiny houses the upcoming 2017 New Jersey Tiny House Festival, and more on this special episode of The Real Estate Deal.

May 28, 2017

The HOA– On this episode, Kevin Lawton talks about the Homeowner’s Association in detail, including their fee and the rules that they enforce.

May 21, 2017

Kevin Answers Your Questions– Kevin Lawton answers some of your questions on this episode of The Real Estate Deal, like how the eviction process works and how to handle it as a landlord.

May 14, 2017

Client VS Customer– On this episode, Kevin Lawton clears the air on the difference between a client and a customer in the real estate business.

May 7, 2017

Your Rights and Their Rights– On this episode, Kevin Lawton goes over more rights that tenants and landlords have, including what rules tenants need to see in their leases, and more.

April 23, 2017

Peace Of Mind– Continuing off of last week’s topic, Kevin Lawton talks about home inspection from the seller’s point of view with returning guest Carlo Vitale.

April 16, 2017

Sell It– This week, Kevin Lawton talks about the preparation that goes into selling your home, putting a price on it, and how you should trust your real estate agent.

April 9, 2017

Getting Into The Spring of Things– This time, Kevin Lawton talks about the spring season and how it affects the real estate business, as well as the nature of leases and tenant rights.

April 2, 2017

Flying Solo– Kevin Lawton’s flying solo on this episode of The Real Estate Deal, where he talks about his blog posts, including future listings and more!

March 26, 2017

Brad Is Back– Brad Zerbe of Gateway Mortgage is back as a guest on The Real Estate Deal. Kevin and Brad talk about construction loans, rehab loans, and various other types of loans.

March 12, 2017

The Deed Will Be Done– On this special edition of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin will be joined by Sidney D. Torres from CNBC’s The Deed to talk about the show, as well as some of his experiences as a home flipper. Also, Kevin gives his prediction of the direction of the real estate market in 2017 and more.

March 5, 2017

Talking Title– Kevin Lawton is joined by Chris DeSantis of Surety Title Company, LLC. to talk about how title insurance affects people buying homes, debunking the misconceptions of what Chris does, and more!

February 26, 2017

Like Father, Like Son– Kevin Lawton is joined by his father, Frank Lawton, who is a realtor with 35 years of experience. The Lawtons discuss the current state of the real estate market and more.

February 19, 2017

The Godfather…of Home Insurance– On this installment of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton is joined by Brian Guzman of Martin Insurance Group from Cranberry, NJ. Brian joins Kevin to talk about the many benefits of home owner insurance that you can’t refuse.

February 12, 2017

Inspector Carlo– On the fourth episode of The Real Estate Deal, Kevin Lawton is joined by Carlo Vitale, President and Inspector of Vitale Inspection Services LLC. Listen in to learn about the home inspection process works, how to keep radon out of your house, and more!

January 29, 2017

Lawyer Up– This week, Kevin Lawton is joined by Linda Osman, a real estate attorney from the Chesterfield area. Linda and Kevin go over the attorney’s role in the transaction and what to do if the deal on the house falls apart.

January 22, 2017

Paul, Mary, Ice Cream?– On this week’s installment, Brad Zerbe of Gateway Mortgage Group joins Kevin Lawton to talk about mortgages, how they work, and how to get them. Also, Brad tackles about the age-old question: Paul, Mary, Ice Cream VS Mary, Ice Cream, Paul? Listen in to find out what that means!

January 15, 2017

Welcome to The Real Estate Deal!– Join Kevin Lawton for the first installment of The Real Estate Deal, where he introduces himself, discusses how he works with clients, and talks about… sweat equity?

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