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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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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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Jun 8, 2018

Florida may be fast-forwarding into the future with not one, but “two” hyperloop transit systems. In addition to plans for an Orlando to Miami route, the sunshine state may also get one that runs from Orlando to Tampa. Florida is already a hot real estate market. These transit systems could make it even hotter.

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Jun 7, 2018

It isn’t every day that the FBI tells people across the country to reset their internet routers, but that’s exactly what the intelligence agency is asking people to do. The agency wants you to reboot your router ASAP to prevent a Russian malware from infecting your devices, stealing your information, and potentially launching a massive international cyber attack.

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Jun 7, 2018

We’ve heard a lot about the lack of entry level homes, and how developers can’t build them cheap enough to meet the skyrocketing demand. But there’s another side to that coin. The U.S. middle class is shrinking leaving fewer people who can afford to buy homes with a few bells and whistles, and larger numbers of people at the lower and higher ends of the income and housing affordability spectrum.

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Jun 5, 2018

Real estate is big business, and so is real estate fraud. A Fresno area man was just sentenced to 13 years in prison for duping investors out of $24 million. And, a former police officer from Missouri could get as much as 20 years for a $3.4 million investment scheme in Orange County. It’s easy to wire your money into a deal, but not so easy to get it back if you are scammed. You should never invest without doing your homework ahead of time.

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Jun 4, 2018

In this week's Real Estate News in Brief... the nation’s fastest growing cities, a potential construction boom with no workers, and the sacrifices people would make for the downpayment on a new home.

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Jun 1, 2018

Economists looking for signs of inflation may get slammed by a big rig. Experts in the freight and trucking industry say they are seeing multiple signs of inflation, which could indicate price increases that could ripple through the supply chain. These price spikes are not setting off any big alarms yet, but could be a sign that broad-based inflation is just around the corner.

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Jun 1, 2018

As taxpayers acquaint themselves with new tax rules, they are likely to find a few surprises. In addition to the new cap on SALT deductions, there are two other takeaways that could have an impact on real estate investors, and anyone who’s married with a prenup.

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May 30, 2018

The IRS says it will not tolerate “gimmicks” to get around the new $10,000 limit on SALT deductions. The new Tax Reform law is often seen as punishing high-tax states that are predominantly Democratic, like New York and California, because local taxes beyond that cap are no longer deductible on federal returns. That’s prompted an effort by lawmakers in those states to come up with workarounds, but the IRS is putting its foot down, and saying “no way.”

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May 30, 2018

In this week's Real Estate News in Brief... skyrocketing home values, a new surge in home flipping activity, and parents who went to court to evict their son.

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May 25, 2018

Predicting a recession is virtually impossible, but there are some economists who think they have a pretty good idea when it’s going to happen -- and most of them are saying “not quite yet.” These individuals don’t believe a recession is imminent due to the strength of the economy, but they feel it could start to unravel soon, possibly in about two years.

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May 24, 2018

President Trump says he’s eager to sign the Dodd-Frank reform bill, just approved by Congress. The House finalized the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act and sent it to the President’s desk on May 22nd. The changes have been a long-time coming since  President Trump’s promise, many months ago, to “do a very heavy haircut on Dodd Frank.”

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May 22, 2018

Hundreds of hedge fund managers gather twice a year at IMN’s Single Family Rental Investment Forum to discuss the future of this new asset class. I am here in Miami now at their 6th annual convention, armed with lots of new information and insights that I can share with you here today.

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May 22, 2018

Lennar is teaming up with Amazon to put Alexa in every newly built Lennar home. She’ll be at the hub of a smart-home system that will come as standard equipment. But this new relationship isn’t just for homebuyers. Amazon is using Lennar’s model homes as a way to demonstrate smart-home products to shoppers in general, across the nation.

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May 21, 2018

In this week's Real Estate News in Brief... a new seven-year high for mortgage rates, the best month and day to sell a home, and a new community preference among retirees.

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May 19, 2018

Solar power will no longer be an option for new homes in California. State energy officials voted unanimously to require the installation of solar panels on all new homes by the year 2020. Although other states have considered similar legislation, California is the first in the nation to “approve” this kind of mandate.

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May 17, 2018

Hidden in the depths of the tax reform package is a tax incentive program for real estate investors that’s just starting to get recognized. The “Opportunity Zone” program is designed to lure investors to areas that haven’t fully recovered yet from the Great Recession. In exchange, they can defer capital gains on the equity they use, and potentially eliminate it altogether.

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