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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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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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Very biased

By Lstatsokok - Sep 25 2019
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Her news is fake just like her story about how she got into real estate because her husband had weeks to live and then miraculously was ok.

Short Sweet insights!

By AJAMizzou1997 - May 08 2018
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Great way to stay engaged in the RE investment world with up to date new and info.

iTunes Ratings

286 Ratings
Average Ratings
232
16
7
6
25

Very biased

By Lstatsokok - Sep 25 2019
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Her news is fake just like her story about how she got into real estate because her husband had weeks to live and then miraculously was ok.

Short Sweet insights!

By AJAMizzou1997 - May 08 2018
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Great way to stay engaged in the RE investment world with up to date new and info.

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Real Estate News: Real Estate Investing Podcast

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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!

#621 - Hurricane-Proof Shipping Container Homes

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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. Get the full scoop at: www.NewsForInvestors.com

Nov 03 2018

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Homeownership: 2019 Profile of Buyers and Sellers

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A new survey provides a snapshot of the people who’ve been buying and selling homes. Some of the top findings include an increase in older or “move up” buyers and a decrease in first-time buyers. It also shows that younger buyers frequently need help with down payments.    The National Association of Realtors conducts this survey once a year. This year’s survey covers a period of time from July 2018 to June of this year and was recently released during an annual convention.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Nov 18 2019

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Real Estate News Brief - 2020 New Home Sales Predictions, Lender Survey, and Real Estate Agent Job Satisfaction

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In this week's Real Estate News Brief… what’s ahead for new home sales, which lenders borrowers like the most, and why a real estate license may be your ticket to happiness.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Nov 18 2019

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#655 - News Brief - New Rent Record, 2018 Migration Patterns, and the Government Shut Down

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In this week's Real Estate News in Brief... the government shutdown’s impact on real estate, a new U.S. rent record, and state-to-state migration winners and losers.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Jan 07 2019

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#624 - Pot Farms and Property Values

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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.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Nov 07 2018

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#653 - Pros Prep for a Possible Recession

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As real estate investors, we begin the new year with just a bit of trepidation. Many economists are predicting a recession in 2020, but in some asset classes, the slowdown has already begun -  and some real estate pros are responding.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Jan 04 2019

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#657 - News Brief - Government Shutdown's Impact, Low Rates, and Stronger Construction Workers

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In this week's Real Estate News in Brief… we have a government shutdown that’s impacting home sales, mortgage rates at a nine-month low, and construction workers who can lift 200 pounds with the help of a high-tech tool.

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Jan 13 2019

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#625 - Election Results: Real Estate & California

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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 08 2018

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#626 - Co-Living - A Cure for High Rents

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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.    www.NewsForInvestors.com

Nov 09 2018

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#654 - Tech Hubs of the Future

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Gone are the days when Silicon Valley dominated the technology field. Tech jobs are sprouting up like mushrooms in metros across the U.S., and that’s rocket fuel for those housing markets. For real estate investors, it’s not only important to know about existing tech hubs, but to keep track of IT jobs in general, and which cities will be doing all the hiring.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Jan 05 2019

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Real Estate News Brief - Recessionary Impact on Housing, Contractor Labor Shortage, Air Conditioner Tips

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In this week's Real Estate News Brief... how a recession would impact housing, what contractors say about the labor shortage, and the best settings for your air conditioner.   We begin with economic news from this past week.   The latest Case-Shiller report on home prices shows that prices rose at a slower pace in June. Prices in 17 of the cities in the 20-city index only rose a tiny bit. That left the 12-month reading at 2.1% which is down from a previous annual pace of 2.4%. According to MarketWatch, home prices were rising three times faster a year ago at 6.3%.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Aug 31 2019

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#671 - Declining Population Puts U.S. Workforce at Risk

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Americans need to get busy with their family plans. The CDC says the U.S. birthrate has fallen again and is now well below the level it needs to be to replace our population. Having a low birthrate can cause major problems for an economy when there are too few workers to fill jobs. As real estate investors, we know that the housing market depends on the health of the job market.    www.NewsForInvestors.com

Jan 19 2019

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A Changing Housing Market?

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The Spring home buying season is about to get interesting. A new survey shows that homeowners are in the mood for selling, and that 12.1 million of them are preparing to put their homes on the market. Lenders say they are also seeing a big surge in mortgage applications among people getting ready to buy.

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May 20 2019

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#629 - The Biggest Little Crypto City in Reno

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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.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Nov 16 2018

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Real Estate News Brief - New Recession Forecast, Average Tax Refund, and Fed Fight

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In this week's Real Estate News in Brief... we have a recession forecast, the average tax refund, and a really good reason to exercise!   We begin with economic news from this past week, and a report that shows a rebound in economic growth. The Conference Board says the leading economic index was up .4% in March. That’s after a less-than-spectacular .1% increase in February, and a flat reading in January. MarketWatch economists say the growth spurt is due to the strong job market and high stock prices.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Apr 21 2019

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#658 - Detroit's Urban Renewal

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Detroit is showing the world how a city can pull itself up by its bootstraps, and become a showcase for urban renewal. It’s a city that’s rising from the ashes of urban decay with an already renovated city core, and millions of dollars flowing in for neighborhood improvements from corporate donors.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Jan 15 2019

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#631 - Fraud Accusation for Texas Cash Cow Founder

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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

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Real Estate News Brief - New Homes Sales Up & Existing Home Sales Down

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In this week's Real Estate News in Brief... the high cost of the government shutdown, home seller profits, and the best states for population growth.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Feb 01 2019

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Short-Term Rentals Are Not to Blame

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The housing affordability crisis has prompted a lot of speculation that short-term rentals are to blame. Critics argue that they decrease the amount of available housing and contribute to higher home prices and higher rent levels. But a new study concludes that those concerns are unfounded. It’s a first-of-its-kind analysis commissioned by VRBO to quantify the impact of short-term rentals on the cost of housing.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Dec 04 2019

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Real Estate News Brief - Conforming Loans, the Silver Tsunami, the Single-Family Home Sacrifice

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In this week's Real Estate News Brief… a new limit for conforming loans, the upcoming Silver Tsunami, and what millennials are willing to give up for a single-family home.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Dec 03 2019

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Texas Housing Demand on Fire

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If you’re looking for a really hot housing market, you’ve got a few good options in Texas. Both Dallas and Houston are booming right now. The business-friendly Lone Star state has some of the strongest job growth in the country, and that’s boosting demand for housing, including rentals. As it stands, more than half of the residents in each city are renters.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Dec 01 2019

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Home Prices: “Amazon Effect” Proves True

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There’s now strong proof of something known as the “Amazon effect.” That’s what happens when a big company like Amazon moves into an area, creates thousands of new jobs, and launches the housing market into the stratosphere. The result is clearly seen when you look at the housing market in Arlington, Virginia, which is Amazon’s new East Coast home base, and compare that to Queens, New York, which pushed Amazon away.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Nov 29 2019

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Real Estate News Brief: Single-Family Rents Surge, Millennials as Lifelong Renters, Retirees Who Are “Upsizing”

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In this week's Real Estate News Brief... we look at a surge in single-family rents, millennials who think they’ll be lifelong renters, and retirees who are more interested in “upsizing.”   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Nov 27 2019

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Single Family Rentals: Build-to-Rent Market

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Single-family build-to-rent homes are becoming more common. With a sustained demand for rentals and a lack of housing in many markets, many builders are choosing to build homes designed as rentals. So what’s the market look like for build-to-rent homes? And where is that market headed in the coming years?   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Nov 22 2019

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Real Estate Sales: NAR says No to "Whisper" or Pocket Listings

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Keeping a for-sale home out of the public eye is about to become more difficult. The National Association of Realtors just passed a new rule that bans “whisper listings.” According to Mansion Global, NAR may be doing this to help boost inventory at a time when we’re short on supply. But some real estate agent says it will eliminate an important home pricing strategy and the ability to give their clients privacy.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Nov 20 2019

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Homeownership: 2019 Profile of Buyers and Sellers

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A new survey provides a snapshot of the people who’ve been buying and selling homes. Some of the top findings include an increase in older or “move up” buyers and a decrease in first-time buyers. It also shows that younger buyers frequently need help with down payments.    The National Association of Realtors conducts this survey once a year. This year’s survey covers a period of time from July 2018 to June of this year and was recently released during an annual convention.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Nov 18 2019

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Real Estate News Brief - 2020 New Home Sales Predictions, Lender Survey, and Real Estate Agent Job Satisfaction

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In this week's Real Estate News Brief… what’s ahead for new home sales, which lenders borrowers like the most, and why a real estate license may be your ticket to happiness.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Nov 18 2019

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Housing Market: California Solar Mandate Loophole

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California’s landmark mandate for rooftop solar panels on all new homes may have a big loophole. The requirement is set to take effect on January 1st, but the utility district in Sacramento wants to expand an exemption that allows for the use of off-site solar farms. Critics say it will reduce the benefits of the mandate, but the proposal is getting support from home builders who want the option to keep construction costs down.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Nov 15 2019

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Millennial Millionaire Housing Trends

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This is the year that baby boomers will pass the torch to millennials as the largest living adult generation. They will also be passing along trillions of dollars to their millennial heirs in what’s being called the Great Transfer of Wealth. A new report looks at a growing population of millennial millionaires, and how they will spend and invest their money, where they will live, and what kind of properties they will buy, along with other key features of the millennial mindset.

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Nov 14 2019

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News Brief: Rising Home Prices, Lagging Apartment Rents, Housing Crisis Help from Apple

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In this week's Real Estate News Brief... why the current market is great for sellers, what is happening with apartment rents, and how Apple is partnering with California on affordable housing.     We begin with economic news from this past week.   The latest report on the trade deficit shows that it was down almost 5% to a 5-month low in September. It fell from $55-billion to $52.5 billion. The shrinking trade deficit is mostly due to the U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods. MarketWatch reports that the gap is growing with other countries. Despite efforts to decrease the U.S. trade gap, economists expect the U.S. to post an even bigger trade gap for 2019, than it did last year.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Nov 10 2019

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Real Estate: Wildfire Protections in California

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We’ve heard the advice for years — that clearing brush and creating fire breaks will protect homes from wildfires. But a new look at recent California wildfires shows that fuel breaks are doing very little to protect homes because the fires are wind-driven. And you can’t block the wind. That’s led to one fire expert’s advice to place more importance on fire-proofing your home.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Nov 08 2019

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Property Management: Do Rent Guarantees Make Sense?

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A San Francisco start-up called Doorstead is hoping to take over the property management industry. It’s promising a risk-free experience for landlords by giving them rent guarantees. That means landlords will collect rent whether tenants are in place or not. It’s something that might help landlords sleep at night, but one of our Real Wealth Network Directors, Tim Horvath, says they may offer a false sense of security.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Nov 08 2019

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Real Estate News Brief - Future Rate Cuts, Wildfire Impact on Insurance Rates, Broker Commission Transparency

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In this week's Real Estate News Brief... what the Fed says about future rate cuts, why California home insurance rates could skyrocket, and a new report that says most brokers “hide” their commission rates.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Nov 03 2019

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PREPARING FOR THE 2020 Real Estate ECONOMY

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We’ve seen a lot of volatility in the global economy these past few months. Headlines are warning us about all sorts of economic uncertainties, like the trade dispute, a worldwide economic slowdown, and geopolitical issues. It’s enough to upset the stock market, but should real estate investors be concerned?   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Nov 02 2019

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NEW App-Based Earthquake Warning System

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People across California now have access to an earthquake early warning system. Governor Gavin Newsom launched the statewide system on the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, this last October 17th. This new system uses a network of seismic sensors that deliver a warning through a smartphone app. It’s not a big warning, but it could give you a few extra seconds to “duck, cover, and hold.”   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Oct 30 2019

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Real Estate News Brief - Yield Curve Turns Positive, WeWork Avoids Bankruptcy, NAR Email Scam Warning

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In this week's Real Estate News Brief… what the yield curve is saying about a recession, how WeWork avoided bankruptcy, and why NAR is warning members about an email scam.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Oct 26 2019

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Housing Market: Surging Demand for Single-Person Homes

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The number of single home buyers is trending higher, along with demand for smaller homes. People who live alone account for 28% of all U.S. households right now. That’s some 36 million homes, and that number is expected to grow by another 5 million in the next ten years. According to Builder.com, it’s a trend that should be factored in to our future housing needs.

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Oct 24 2019

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Housing Crisis: Convert Unused Garage into a Rental

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Turning an empty garage into a rental unit has become a lot easier in California. New legislation has eliminated a lot of roadblocks for the construction of so-called accessory dwelling units or ADUs. And with more and more people ridesharing and choosing not to own a car, many homeowners can easily become landlords with a garage conversion. This will benefit the homeowners, and help create much-needed affordable housing.   www.NewsForInvestors.com

Oct 23 2019

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