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Don’t get caught off guard by market crashes that can take all your money down with them. And don’t miss out on markets where you can build wealth practically overnight. Real Estate News for Investors with Kathy Fettke is the premiere source for savvy real estate investors who want the edge. Stay up-to-date on new laws, regulations, and economic events that affect real estate. Topics include: market trends, economic analysis that affects housing prices, updates on the best rental markets for investing in single-family rentals or multi-unit rentals, turn-key housing standards, the fate of the highly revered 1031 exchange and other tax law affecting investors, self-directed IRA investing and 401k changes, where rents and property values are rising or falling, flipping risks, new Dodd-Frank rules regarding private lending and financing standards, areas with job losses vs job growth, areas that are overbuilt or over-supplied versus areas with low supply and high demand, and how to avoid real estate scams. We'll bring you the latest reports from organizations like the National Association of Realtors, Realty Trac, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Zillow, Trulia, Redfin, Rent Range, Property Radar, the Norris Group, Peter Schiff, Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad, Suse Orman, Bigger Pockets, Dave Ramsey and more. And we'll help you interpret the data in terms that make sense for your real estate goals, and portfolio. Grow and protect your wealth by staying on the forefront of economic data analysis, expert opinions, innovative investing strategies and profitable investment opportunities. We'll share all the top real estate news stories and the best trade secrets investors should know, so you can stay ahead of the curve and make fully informed real estate decisions. Host Kathy Fettke is Co-CEO of the Real Wealth Network, author of Retire Rich with Rentals and host of the Real Wealth Show on iTunes. She brings decades of media and real estate investing experience, offers her own viewpoints on particular topics, and taps into her network of real estate experts for real world news updates created just for investors like you. Get the real news on real estate on The Real Estate News For Investors Show!
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Jul 20, 2018

As the largest generation in American history, Millennials are a huge part of our future economy. But unlike their predecessors, Millennials are either opting out of homeownership or running into major roadblocks. According to an Urban Institute report, this phenomenon is a big risk to the American Dream and is something that needs to be addressed.

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Jul 19, 2018

We may soon have more control over our credit reports, if legislation passes in the Senate to “fix” our credit reporting system. Republican Senator John Kennedy of Louisiana and Democratic Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii are co-authoring the bill to make it easier for consumers to access their credit records, for free, and to easily correct any errors.

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Jul 18, 2018

The Bay Area economy is so big, it ranks 19th in a list of the world’s top 25 national economies. A new report from the Bay Area Economic Institute says it is growing at twice the rate of the U.S. economy, and is bigger than banking powerhouse Switzerland and oil-rich Saudi Arabia.

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Jul 18, 2018

In this week's Real Estate News in Brief… a big-time bet for SFR demand, an all-time high for U.S. rents, and a major milestone for the sizzling Florida economy.

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Jul 13, 2018

Consumers can wield a mighty stick when it comes to online reviews, and the California Supreme Court just decided an important case in support of that stick along with free speech rights on the web. The justices ruled that Yelp cannot be forced to remove negative posts. It’s a heads-up to anyone providing a service, including those in the real estate business, to be mindful of what people can say about you on the internet -- because once those reviews are up there, they are difficult to take down.

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Jul 13, 2018

Foreign investors have not lost their love for U.S. real estate. A new report from the National Association of Realtors shows that almost 20% of all U.S. realtors closed a deal with an international client last year. A third of them say they’ve noticed a big increase in clients from other countries over the past five years.

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Jul 10, 2018

If you have an Android phone or a Yahoo email address, there’s new research that shows you are more likely to default on a loan. It’s a study out of Germany on how a person’s digital footprint can predict the likelihood of default, and includes a lot of information you may not think is publicly available or relevant to your financial situation. But, researchers claim their study could have wide-ranging implications for lenders who may want more than just a credit score.

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Jul 8, 2018

In this week's Real Estate News in Brief... we have a hot housing market transition, a missed opportunity for millennials, and a new short-term rental boom.

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Jul 7, 2018

U.S. consumers appear to be doing better financially than they were five years ago. A 2017 survey by the Federal Reserve found that 74% of adults feel they are living comfortably or “doing okay.” The report says: “Self-reported financial preparedness has improved substantially over the past five years.” But, there are still a large number of people who are “not” prepared for a even minor emergency.

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Jul 5, 2018

Times are changing. It used to be that high end gold course communities were in demand. But in recent years, the number of regular golfers has declined, and some golf experts go so far as to say the sport is “dying.” That may be a stretch at this point, but if the decline continues, we could see vast amounts of golf course acreage open up for other purposes. In fact, it’s already happening in some areas.

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Jul 3, 2018

Every year for the past 30 years, researchers at Harvard University have put together a comprehensive report on the housing market. On this 30th anniversary of the report, researchers say that housing challenges persist, and in some ways are worse than they were in the 1980s.

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Jul 3, 2018

In this week's Real Estate News in Brief... housing inventory hits a new low, six-figure pay checks that qualify for affordable housing, and the end of a popular marketing tool for realtors.

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Jun 29, 2018

Hurricanes may seem like bad news for investors and property values, but the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas did a study that shows the opposite it true -- that investors will benefit from a hurricane if one strikes along U.S coast. There’s also more good news about the 2018 hurricane season. Forecasters are saying it won’t be as bad as they initially expected.

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Jun 27, 2018

When you live in California you must also accept the risk of earthquakes. But many Californians who live near fault lines feel relatively safe, due to building requirements and seismic upgrades. What may come as a surprise, however, is that more than three dozen prominent San Francisco high rises along with tall buildings in other California cities, are vulnerable to collapse in a major earthquake.

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Jun 27, 2018

The Trump administration unveiled a far-reaching proposal to reorganize the federal government that could have a big impact on the housing industry. In addition to several major structural changes, the proposal calls for the privatization of Fannie and Freddie and the transfer of housing assistance programs to another agency.

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Jun 26, 2018

In this week's Real Estate News in Brief… the high cost of construction fees, markets with the most investment homes, and NAR’s answer to unethical behavior among Realtors.

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Jun 23, 2018

The federal government signed off on a new law that will make it easier and cheaper for real estate professionals and other self-employed individuals to get health insurance. It also takes another bite out of Obamacare by eliminating some of the requirements under the Affordable Care Act.

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Jun 22, 2018

Timing the real estate market is tricky business. There are many factors that can have an impact on your portfolio. Thankfully, the Counselors of Real Estate or CRE have come up with a big picture view of concerns. They do it every year, and this time, they’ve divided their top 10 list into issues impacting us now, and those that are just beginning to affect us.

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Jun 19, 2018

House flipping startup Opendoor just raised $325 million from investors to expand its operation to 50 U.S. markets. Real estate start-up FlyHomes is hoping to level the playing field for homebuyers competing against all-cash offers. And, a special paint and a few other common materials can turn a normal wall into a “smart wall.”

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Jun 19, 2018

In this week's Real Estate News in Brief... the Fed’s plan for rate hikes, affordable beach towns, and a pizza company that wants to fix potholes.

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Jun 15, 2018

It’s not just for kids. Coloring books have become a big hit among adults, and now some real estate agents and developers are using them to sell homes. In at least one case, these coloring books are also raising money for a good cause.

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Jun 15, 2018

More than 70 alleged email scammers are under arrest after an international operation to stop wire transfer theft. The arrests come after a six-month FBI investigation called “Operation Wire Wire” that involved several other agencies along with local law enforcement officials and foreign governments. Hackers targeted individuals and businesses, including seniors and real estate agencies.

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Jun 14, 2018

Rising home prices could bring home affordability to an all-time low in another few years. A new study shows that home prices are rising faster than wages, and that seven states are now less affordable than they have been in the past. If this pace keeps up, home affordability will sink to its lowest level in 2023. 

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Jun 13, 2018

We’ve heard warnings that Social Security and Medicare are running out of money, but a new report shows that it’s happening faster than we expected. For the first time since 1982, the federal government will have to dip into its reserves, this year, to cover benefits. According to last year’s update, that wasn’t supposed to happen for at least another couple of years.

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Jun 11, 2018

In this week's Real Estate News in Brief... the U.S. trade gap shrinks… the state that’s paying remote workers $10,000 to move there… and the amazing home sales record that put a real estate agent in the Guinness Book of World Records.

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