“House Party” is realtor.com®’s official podcast about the overlapping worlds of real estate and pop culture, hosted by Natalie Way, Erik Gunther, and Rachel Stults. Click the player above to hear our takes on this week’s hot topics.
For those of us fortunate enough to still be collecting a paycheck, being in quarantine might seem like an optimal time to save some dough. After all, we’re not commuting, or dropping wads of cash at restaurants or on exotic vacations.
But as some spending areas decrease during self-isolation, others can creep up. None of us planned for the increased utility bills from staying home all day, or the extra fees and tips that come with getting everything delivered.
How can you make smart financial decisions in the middle of a pandemic? This week we had the opportunity to talk with Bola Sokunbi, host of the “Clever Girls Know” podcast, about how to budget during this time—whether you’re just trying to keep your monthly costs in check or you’re saving for something big, like a home,
Tune in to hear our conversation.
Other topics we cover:
- New streaming platform Quibi just launched—and with it, a brand-new reality show called “Murder House Flip.” The three of us watched, and offer up a brutally honest review. (Spoiler: This is not the content Erik came here for.)
- Speaking of streaming sensations, we’re still talking about Netflix’s “Tiger King.” In fact, we’re so obsessed with Joe Exotic that we went looking for listings that feature their very own zoo. And, well, we found something.
- And, as always, we have our week’s celebrity real estate winner and loser.
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