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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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May 16, 2018

A 72-year-old artist in New York City is getting booted from her rent-controlled apartment for renting it out illegally on Airbnb. She’s also getting slapped with a record-high $185,000 fine because she was allegedly exploiting her low-rent situation. Her case should be a wake up call for anyone skirting the rules about Airbnb rentals, especially in markets like New York City.

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May 16, 2018

The battle lines are being drawn in a California war over rent-control. Tenant advocates say they have collected enough signatures for a ballot initiative that would repeal the Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act. That could open the floodgates for extreme rent control in California, and put some landlords out of business.

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May 15, 2018

Malls are no longer a collection of stores. Many mall owners are now tossing the old business model away, and embracing new ideas that include restaurants, homes, and even hotels. One retail expert believes that U.S. malls need to be transformed into multi-service mini-villages where shopping is just one reason to go there.

 

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May 12, 2018

In this week's Real Estate News in Brief… the possibility of a recession this year, changes for commercial loans, and a mother’s day wish that’s easy to deliver.

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May 10, 2018

It isn’t a total surprise to residents on Hawaii’s big island, but many are nonetheless stunned by the eruption of the Kilauea volcano. After several days of small earthquakes, lava started bubbling up through new fissures near homes on the southern side of the volcano. Then, a powerful quake struck the area, as more lava started flowing from more new fissures. Hundreds of families have been forced to evacuate and are now faced with an uncertain future.

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May 9, 2018

Northern California fire victims are learning a difficult lesson about insurance. It’s been six months since wildfires devastated various communities in the North Bay region, yet a majority of those victims have not yet settled claims for their homes or the contents of their homes. There are three bills under debate in Sacramento to help fire victims, but there’s also a big industry push against them.

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May 7, 2018

In this week's Real Estate News in Brief... inflation notches up, economists predict a high-tax exodus, and the new Bill Gates - Chicago connection.

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May 4, 2018

Amazon hasn’t announced “the chosen city” yet for its second headquarters campus, but there  are plenty of economic calculations being done to see how the finalists will fare. And one of the economic impacts will likely be rent appreciation. According to Zillow, some cities would see a big bump in rents, while others -- not so much.

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May 2, 2018

Just a day after HUD Secretary Ben Carson paid a visit to L.A.’s skid row, he announced a potential rent increase for people in public housing. The proposal is meant to update a system that allegedly discourages people from work, but has drawn an angry response from housing advocates. 

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May 1, 2018

A new data privacy rule out of the European Union will have a huge impact on websites around the globe, including those in the U.S. It is also expected to have a positive effect on the privacy of our personal data even though we don’t live in Europe. Some people are calling it an internet game changer, and it takes effect just weeks from now, on May 25th.

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May 1, 2018

In this week's Real Estate News in Brief...a 4-year high for mortgages, top job growth markets, and a tumbleweed takeover in the West.

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Apr 28, 2018

Festival season is a cash cow for Airbnb hosts in Southern California’s Coachella Valley. The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival attracts hundreds of thousands of music lovers for two weekends in a row. That’s followed by another big music event called Stagecoach, and for three short weekends, many Airbnb hosts are making enough money to pay their property taxes for a whole year.

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Apr 27, 2018

Higher prices are raising yellow flags about inflation. There are plenty of trends to monitor when it comes to assessing economic risks, but inflation is one of the most important. Changes to the upside could have a big impact on the real estate industry, because inflation can lead to higher interest rates. Deutsche Bank calls inflation the “mother of all risks” and according to CNBC, there are signs of it “popping up everywhere.”

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Apr 26, 2018

The waffle house shooting in Tennessee that left four people dead is just the latest story about deadly and senseless gun violence. It’s a headline that repeats itself, and is dividing the country into those who want gun control and those who want to address the issue in a different way while preserving the right to bear arms. But while that debate rages on, landlords and property managers may wonder whether they are allowed to restrict gun possession by tenants.

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Apr 25, 2018

2018 may be a year of surprises for some landlords and investors. We’ve been seeing price appreciation and rent growth year after year during the economic recovery, but it appears the economy is shifting gears.  

Cap rates in some areas are expected to run flat, or even drop somewhat, depending on certain economic pressures, like interest rates hikes.

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Apr 24, 2018

Subprime loans are making a comeback for people with less than stellar credit. Lenders are offering what are now called “non-prime” loans. They are similar to the subprime loans that brought down the housing market ten years ago, but due to higher underwriting standards, are supposed to be a much safer product.

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Apr 21, 2018

In this week's Real Estate News in Brief... a new high for long-term interest rates, a presidential nod for the marijuana industry, and million-dollar price tag for a tear down.

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Apr 21, 2018

As co-living options proliferate across the globe, co-living entrepreneurs are pushing quickly into expensive, high-demand U.S. markets. But it isn’t just a matter of money for many of the renters. They also want to enjoy a nomadic lifestyle without sacrificing the benefits of a community, and co-living provides them with the friends and freedom that they need.

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Apr 20, 2018

An Atlanta start-up called Padsplit is hoping to fill a low-income housing gap with a new kind of no frills co-housing. The company calls it workforce housing for people who need an affordable place to live in a safe neighborhood. It also claims that landlords can increase their cash flow by renting out rooms in single-family homes.

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Apr 18, 2018

A Miami real estate developer is preparing for the arrival of flying cars. He’s incorporating a skyport on the top of a new condo tower where passenger drones will be able to pick-up and drop-off residents. And he’s not thinking “that's” very far into the future.

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Apr 17, 2018

When it comes to home repairs and upgrades, you might think Millennials are the ultimate do-it-yourselfers. A new survey shows a high percentage of Millennials who feel they are handier around the house than other generations, but the survey results don’t exactly back up those claims.

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Apr 16, 2018

In this week's Real Estate News in Brief... home prices fly higher in San Francisco, Zillow launches a new house flipping business, and new wallpaper will double as a smoke detector and fire alarm.

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Apr 13, 2018

The Canadian housing market is teetering at great heights right now. Our neighbor to the north survived the global financial crisis with little impact, but now, there’s some major bubble activity in Canada, especially in Vancouver and Toronto. The Canadian government is taking steps to cool things off, but there are warnings that those bubbles are about to burst.

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Apr 13, 2018

We’ve been hearing a lot about Millennials who are saddled with student loan debt as they struggle to save up for the down payment on a home. But some of those Millennials are trying to get rid of that debt quickly with an investment strategy that may surprise you. A new survey shows that many of them are investing some of their financial aid money in cryptocurrency, apparently hoping to hit it rich by the time they graduate.

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Apr 11, 2018

Chinese investors are no longer the biggest group of U.S. real estate investors. The amount of Chinese money spent in the U.S. last year dropped a surprising 55%. After such a huge inflow of Chinese capital during the previous few years, you might think the decline would have a crippling blow to some of those big metros. But, according to a new report, it’s more or less a drop in the bucket.

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