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Real Estate News: Real Estate Investing Podcast

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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Nov 29, 2018
Jobs attract people, and people need real estate. That's why real estate investors should always follow where the jobs are going.  On today’s show, let’s look at the Houston, Huntsville and Birmingham job markets.
 
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Nov 28, 2018

Real estate values are greatly affected by population growth. Population growth follows job growth…so naturally, real estate investors should also follow the actions of major employers. On today’s show, let’s look at where some of the jobs are going.

Today… let’s take a closer look at Jacksonville and Tampa, Florida.

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Nov 27, 2018
A building material that’s become popular in other parts of the world could help protect U.S. homes from the growing risk of natural disasters. It’s a system of panels made out of foam, wire, and concrete that are resistant to fires, earthquakes, hurricanes, and tornadoes. They are also considered a green building material.
 
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Nov 26, 2018
In this week's Real Estate News in Brief... more buyers are opting for ARMs, the government expands “sweat equity” down payment program, and more buildings are “going green.”
 
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Nov 24, 2018

California realtors are reviving Proposition 5 just a few weeks after voters squashed it at the ballot box. It would expand the portability rule for homeowners protected by Proposition 13, but Prop 5 only got about 41% of the vote. The California Association of Realtors says it was disappointed by the results, but not discouraged. It has already filed a signature-gathering petition to get it back on the ballot in November of 2020.

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Nov 19, 2018

The arrest of a Texas developer -- one that many of us in the real estate industry know -- is a big reminder to thoroughly vet any investment and any company that manages your money. Phillip Carter of Frisco is accused of taking $17.5 million dollars from investors for development projects in North Texas. Authorities say he used those funds for unrelated purposes. His wife, Shelley, and alleged accomplice, Richard Tilford, also face charges.

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Nov 19, 2018
In this week's Real Estate News in Brief... a new warning about inflation, which inland markets are warming up, and what Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos tells his kids about success.
 
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Nov 16, 2018
Northern Nevada has already gained a reputation as a growing technology hub, and now, a cryptocurrency millionaire has unveiled plans for a massive high-tech city near Reno. Jeffrey Berns announced the creation of this utopian community at a crypto conference, saying that he plans to transform a 67,000-acre parcel of land into a bustling smart city that’s built from the ground up… on blockchain technology.
 
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Nov 15, 2018
It’s now an official announcement from Amazon. The mega-retailer has chosen to split its plans for an HQ2 between two East Coast cities for a total of three headquarters. The co-winners of the lengthy selection process are New York City and Arlington, Virginia. Although it’s not bad news for either city, some critics feel the contest was a giant ruse for the sake of publicity. New York Democrats are also concerned that Amazon’s presence will not benefit the existing community.
 
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Nov 10, 2018
In this week's Real Estate News in Brief... mortgage rates climb to seven-year high, more homeowners are becoming “equity rich,” and a warning about hackers and the real estate industry.
 
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Nov 9, 2018
Co-living is gaining ground as a legitimate housing option. New York City is giving it mainstream housing credibility with the unveiling of a pilot project called Shared NYC. It involves the creation of co-living units that rent at “below market” levels to help address the housing affordability crisis. 
 
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Nov 8, 2018

The National Association of Realtors is calling the midterm elections a big WIN for the real estate industry nationwide. The association says that REALTOR-supported candidates from coast-to-coast have won at all levels of government. California’s controversial rent control measure, Proposition 10, was also defeated.

 

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Nov 7, 2018
If you’re worried that a nearby pot farm may hurt your property value and would like to file a lawsuit, you may not find much sympathy in court. A federal jury in Colorado ruled against a couple who sued a pot farmer for alleged harm to their property value. It was a closely-watched case that ruled in favor of the marijuana industry but it’s also the first of several similar lawsuits in other states.
 
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Nov 6, 2018

New IRS guidelines for Opportunity Zones are making a great deal even better. It’s a program that provide three outstanding benefits for investors who put money into Qualified Opportunity Zones, and with the latest guidance, investors are ready to put their plans into overdrive.

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Nov 4, 2018
In this week's Real Estate News in Brief... the homeownership rate rises, sellers are reporting higher profits, and a new list of best cities for job seekers.
 
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Nov 3, 2018
Shipping container homes may be a good option for coastal communities at isk of powerful hurricanes. Victims of the recent Hurricane Michael and others have been presented with the dilemma of rebuilding in an area where disaster could strike again. Now, some people believe that converted shipping containers could provide the structural integrity needed to withstand a massive storm, along with a splash of modern architectural creativity.

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Nov 2, 2018
Homebuyer demographics haven’t changed considerably from 2017 to 2018, but the latest Profile of Homebuyers and Sellers from the National Association of Realtors does show some notable trends. Among them, that single women continue to outpace single men as homebuyers, and that first-time home buyers are dwindling in a market with rising prices and interest rates.
 
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