May 31, 2023

The Power of Video and AI in Real Estate: A Conversation with Phil Pi…

In today's insightful episode, host Aaron Masliansky brings you a deep dive into the world of real estate videography with special guest Phil Piszczako. As the seasoned videographer for Dream Town, Phil has a wealth of experience and insights to …

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March 12, 2023

The Future of Real Estate: Crypto, Blockchain, and Global Security wi…

Welcome to this week's episode of The Real Estate Diplomat. This episode was recorded on March 8, 2023, just a few days prior to the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank. Many elements of this conversation lend more credence to the …

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Feb. 13, 2023

2023 Market Update

This week, on Inside the Skev, we sit down Jennifer LaMell Goldstone from Horwitch, Goldstone & Shaw, Deanne Cooper from Fidelity National Title Insurance and Beth Lewis from CrossCountry Mortgage. We speak about the work of attorneys, title companies and …

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June 26, 2022

Daniel Aschheim-Deputy Consul General of Israel to the Midwest

This week on Inside the Skev, we are joined by Dr. Daniel Aschheim. He currently serves as Deputy Consul General at the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest. He was appointed to this Chicago-based post in September of 2020 …

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April 22, 2022

Gay Cororaton- Ukraine Update on Global Real Estate

In this episode, Aaron is was joined by NAR’s Senior Economist, Director of Housing and Commercial Research Gay Cororaton to discuss the impacts the war in Ukraine will have on our industry.

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Feb. 16, 2022

Ally Rodriguez - Navigating Central American Real Estate

Looking to invest in the Central American region? Ally Rodriguez will be sure to inform you about the know-hows today! In this episode, Aron Masliansky is joined by Ally Rodriguez to provide input in investing globally in Central America. Ally …

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Feb. 3, 2022

Marc Tropp on Commercial Lending

Commercial real estate is a major driver for foreign direct investment into the United States. Today, Aaron Masliansky is joined by Marc Tropp to share information about commercial lending and how the service can definitely help people that are looking …

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Jan. 28, 2022

Alison Kalantzis- An American Buying in Greece

Does owning a home in Greece sound like a good idea? Alison Kalantzis’ got you covered on today’s episode of The Real Estate Diplomat! In this episode, Aaron Masliansky is joined by Alison Kalantzis to share how she ended up …

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Jan. 19, 2022

Laurie Murphy - Regulating Illinois Real Estate

If you’re interested in investing in real estate or you’re looking to start your entrepreneurial journey in Illinois, then this episode will definitely be helpful for you! On today’s episode of The Real Estate Diplomat, Aaron Masliansky is joined by …

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Jan. 14, 2022

Lauren Cohen - Investing Across Borders

Interested in investing in the United States? Lauren Cohen’s got you covered on today’s episode of The Real Estate Diplomat! In this episode, Aaron Masliansky is joined by Lauren Cohen to learn about her program of Investing Across Borders. Lauren …

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Jan. 5, 2022

Stephen J. Anderson-Commercial Attache' for the US Embassy in Japan

If you’re in Japan and are interested in investing in the US, or vice-versa, this is the episode you need! You’re in luck because for today’s episode we have Stephen J. Anderson, the Commercial Attache' for the US Embassy in …

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Dec. 21, 2021

Alisa Roadcup from the Chicago Refugee Coalition

In this episode of The Real Estate Diplomat, Chicago Refugee Coalition Executive Director Alisa Roadcup talks about their work and how their operations adapted during the pandemic. Alisa also speaks what brought her to this field of work, and on …

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Dec. 7, 2021

Michael Cobb from ECI Development in Central America

If you like the warm and beautiful scenery of the tropics, you might want to consider adding Central America to your list. It’s your lucky day because, in today’s episode of The Real Estate Diplomat, we have Michael Cobb to …

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Nov. 30, 2021

Catherine Tinker from Columbian Model and Exhibit Works

This week on The Real Estate Diplomat, we are joined by Catherine Tinker of Chicago based Columbian Model and Exhibit Works. The company builds scale models of buildings, mainly for the real estate development market. They have created many of …

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Nov. 23, 2021

From Estonia with Birgit Linnamäe-Kodasema

In this episode, we’re going to talk about Kodasema. They are an Estonian company that aims to provide affordable housing by creating modular, movable units called KODA. Prefabricated, sustainable, and available worldwide, these homes have various applications, and joining us …

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Nov. 16, 2021

Cambodian Real Estate with Agnes Yang

When people think about Cambodia, they usually only have pictures of a third-world country that used to be under civil war and a rogue government. Typically, people would have the common concepts of poverty and underdevelopment attached to the country …

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Nov. 9, 2021

Dominican Republic with Barbara Warren

Imagine sitting on a beach, looking out into the ocean with a cool beverage in hand, palm trees swaying in the wind. Now, you may be wondering, what’s with the sudden visual experiment? Well, that’s because, in this episode of …

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Nov. 2, 2021

Global Real Estate with Jakeeva Lee

Have you ever heard of “global real estate”? No worries! Most people weren’t even aware of it until working with international clients became more accessible. And you’re in luck because, in today’s episode of The Real Estate Diplomat, we have …

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Oct. 24, 2021


Welcome to the Real Estate Diplomat, an American's guide to global real estate looking through a geo-political lens. I’m your host Aaron Masliansky, Realtor at Dream Town Realty and Chairman of the Global Real Estate Council at the Chicago Association …

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