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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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Now displaying: December, 2020
Dec 31, 2020

Oregon landlords are taking the state to court over an eviction moratorium that now runs through June of next year. Lawmakers also approved a compensation fund for landlords, but landlords say it will provide nowhere near enough money for landlords who are owed months of back rent.

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1 - https://www.oregon.gov/ohcs/housing-assistance/Pages/landlord-compensation-fund.aspx
 
2 - https://rentalhousingjournal.com/oregon-passes-150-million-landlord-compensation-fund/
 
3 - https://katu.com/news/following-the-money/about-13-of-oregonians-unable-to-pay-rent-in-july-lawmakers-look-for-more-federal-aid
 
4 - https://katu.com/news/local/landlords-file-lawsuit-over-oregons-eviction-moratorium
Dec 29, 2020

In this Real Estate News Brief for the week ending December 26th, 2020, mortgage rates hit another all-time low, new stimulus help for renters and landlords, best grocery store for home values, and reports on the GDP, the job market, consumer spending, and new and existing home sales.

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1 - https://www.marketwatch.com/story/historic-increase-in-u-s-gdp-in-third-quarter-revised-to-33-4-annualized-rate-11608644494?mod=economy-politics
 
2 - https://www.marketwatch.com/story/jobless-claims-fall-to-3-week-low-of-803-000-before-christmas-but-they-still-high-11608731267?mod=economic-report
 
3 - https://www.marketwatch.com/story/consumer-spending-drops-0-4-in-november-11608731509?mod=economic-report
 
4 - https://www.marketwatch.com/story/consumer-confidence-tumbles-in-december-to-lowest-level-since-lockdown-11608650517?mod=economic-report
 
5 - https://www.marketwatch.com/story/u-s-consumer-sentiment-deteriorates-in-late-december-11608736845?mod=economy-politics
 
6 - https://www.marketwatch.com/story/new-home-sales-fall-as-buyers-begin-to-get-cold-feet-in-an-expensive-market-2020-12-23?mod=economic-report
 
7 - https://www.marketwatch.com/story/existing-home-sales-fall-in-november-as-buyers-struggle-to-find-properties-to-purchase-2020-12-22
 
8 - http://www.freddiemac.com/pmms/
 
9 - https://www.marketwatch.com/story/this-is-just-slowing-the-clock-on-evictions-congress-will-extend-eviction-moratorium-fund-emergency-rent-assistance-with-new-stimulus-dea-11608553279
 
10 - https://magazine.realtor/daily-news/2020/12/23/the-supermarket-effect-on-home-values
 
Dec 24, 2020
The Holidays are celebrated in many ways. But one theme that seems to cross over all belief systems is that this time of year is a time of giving, giving to those you love and also giving to those less fortunate than you. While this altruistic behavior stems from religion, it's also an important ingredient for success.
 
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Dec 21, 2020

In this Real Estate News Brief for the week ending December 19th, 2020... single-family rent growth picks up, remote work migration could surge, a creative new venue for indoor restaurant dining, and reports on the job market, residential construction, and another new low for mortgage rates.

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Dec 18, 2020

Tis the season for a more than a normal amount of Christmas decorating. With pandemic stay-at-home orders and curfews, demand is skyrocketing for Christmas trees, holiday lights and other decorations. It’s a way to shake off the pandemic gloom, and bring an otherwise difficult year to a close with a few festive memories.

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Dec 16, 2020

There’s a home equity bonanza going on right now. Over the last year, the value of mortgaged homes has gone up $1 trillion. CoreLogic research shows the year-to-year increase is 11% from the third quarter of 2019 to the third quarter of 2020. That’s great news for borrowers, especially those at risk of foreclosure because of the pandemic.

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Links:
 
1 - https://www.corelogic.com/insights-download/homeowner-equity-report.aspx
 
2 - https://www.cnbc.com/2020/12/10/housing-is-doing-something-it-hasnt-done-since-the-bubble-achuthan.html
 
3 - https://www.cnbc.com/2020/12/11/household-net-worth-hits-new-record-of-123point5-trillion-amid-stock-market-surge.html
Dec 12, 2020

Airbnb made big headlines as it re-launched its plan for an IPO. The home-sharing company started trading on December 10th as ABNB on the NASDAQ. But that’s only half the story for Airbnb. It also announced Airbnb.org to help relief workers and medical staff find shelter during a crisis, like the pandemic...

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1 - https://news.airbnb.com/airbnborg/
 
2 - https://www.airbnb.org/
 
3 - https://www.reuters.com/article/global-aid-airbnb/update-1-airbnb-nonprofit-to-focus-on-finding-housing-for-disaster-pandemic-workers-idUSL8N2IO55G
 
4 - https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2020/12/10/airbnb-stock-market-debut/
Dec 11, 2020

If you are interested in Opportunity Zones, you should expect some changes to the program under the new Biden Administration. The program is getting bi-partisan support, but Joe Biden and his team feel it’s not doing enough to help distressed neighborhoods. The Biden website talks about reforming Opportunity Zones, to make sure they provide benefits to the local community and not just the investors getting the tax breaks.

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Links:
 
1 - https://www.nreionline.com/investment/cre-pros-laud-biden-s-proposed-changes-opportunity-zone-program
 
2 - https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/The-Impact-of-Opportunity-Zones-An-Initial-Assessment.pdf
 
3 - https://joebiden.com/racial-economic-equity/

 

Dec 8, 2020

In this week’s Real Estate News Brief, the FHFA extends the moratorium on evictions and foreclosures, and reports on unemployment, pending home sales, construction spending, mortgage rates, homeownership affordability for renters, Airbnb IPO plans, and the surging demand for build-to-rent homes.

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Dec 4, 2020

Co-living appears to be doing quite well, despite the pandemic. A new report from Cushman & Wakefield shows a rent collection dip toward the beginning of the pandemic, and a rebound from there. Even though we’re still dealing with the pandemic, co-living companies are moving forward with plans for major expansions across the U.S.

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Dec 4, 2020

California voters approved a real estate measure that will help older homeowners, but it could have a big downside for their children. Proposition 19 allows seniors, the disabled, and disaster victims to take their low property tax base with them to a new home. But it also reduces that protection for their heirs.

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Dec 3, 2020

In this episode, reports on the GDP, unemployment, consumer spending, home sales, home prices, and consumer confidence. Also - mortgage rates, conforming loan limits, mortgage activity, the importance of friendly neighbors, and real estate gratefulness.

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