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Smart real estate investing will give you the time and the money to live life on your own terms! We call that real wealth. Host Kathy Fettke is Co-CEO of Real Wealth Network, author of the best selling “Retire Rich with Rentals" and the host of companion podcast, Real Estate News for Investors. Kathy launched this podcast in 2003 to share her own secrets and those of top experts in the real estate investing field. She along with guests like Robert Kiyosaki, Loral Langemeier, Peter Schiff, Do ...
 
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 to 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 invest ...
 
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What will it take to close the inventory gap for housing? A start-up in Nevada believes it has the answer with a unique, affordable, assembly line approach to housing. The company is manufacturing tiny homes for a tiny price tag that unfold for delivery and are move-in ready in about one hour. And, there are plans to go much bigger than just tiny h…
 
In this Real Estate News Brief for the week ending October 9th, 2021... new conforming loan limits, self-touring option for home buyers, and a way to save gas when you’re house hunting. Hi, I'm Kathy Fettke and this is Real Estate News for Investors. If you like our podcast, please subscribe and leave us a review. Economic News We begin with two ec…
 
The build-to-rent trend is creating intense competition for land. There are reports that land brokers are getting a growing number of calls from investor groups who want to build single-family rental communities. And there’s a limited amount of suitable tracts of land, so competition is fierce. Hi, I'm Kathy Fettke and this is Real Estate News for …
 
Real estate investors have experienced some big swings in the market over the past decade. We’ve gone from dirt cheap foreclosures after the housing meltdown, to more difficult investing opportunities today. According to a new survey, that’s discouraging many small scale real estate investors, but difficult doesn’t mean impossible. It means you nee…
 
Low interest rates? Rising rents? Strong appreciation? But still feeling anxious about buying your first rental property? In this episode, you’ll hear from someone who may help reduce that anxiety. Yianni Garcia is a mortgage broker who was aware of the opportunity presented by low interest rates and a strong rental environment. And he knew that he…
 
In this Real Estate News Brief for the week ending October 2nd, 2021... we’ll look at inflation frustration for the Fed, a mortgage rate surprise, and a new checklist for today’s homebuyers. Hi, I'm Kathy Fettke and this is Real Estate News for Investors. If you like our podcast, please subscribe and leave us a review. Economic News We begin with e…
 
If you’ve been wondering just how many renters are moving to the suburbs, there’s a new report that will give you a really good idea. RentCafe says that, over the past decade, dozens of suburbs have transitioned from a majority of homeowners to a majority of renters. And it’s projecting that dozens more will follow in the next five years. Hi, I'm K…
 
Home prices have been going up, up, up, and there are some worries about whether they might come crashing down, like they did in ‘08. But those “bubble worries” might not be warranted this time around. In today’s episode, you’ll hear from California mortgage broker Michael Ryan. For more than 30 years, he’s provided loans for residential, commercia…
 
Demand is going through the roof for rentals in the Tampa Bay region, and so are the rents. According to one data firm, the hot housing market and a steady stream of new residents have pushed apartment rents up 22% since the beginning of this year. Hi, I'm Kathy Fettke and this is Real Estate News for Investors. If you like our podcast, please subs…
 
Real estate investing can be expensive when you go it alone, but investing with a partner might not save you money if you don’t anticipate what can go wrong, and get it all down on paper. And there’s plenty that can go wrong including very expensive lawsuits. In today’s episode, you’ll hear from a real estate attorney who is passionate about this t…
 
In this Real Estate News Brief for the week ending September 25th, 2021... what the Fed is saying about rate hikes, tax changes that could deflate your self-directed IRA, and ultra-white paint that could replace your AC. Hi, I'm Kathy Fettke and this is Real Estate News for Investors. If you like our podcast, please subscribe and leave us a review.…
 
It’s a big deal in a state where homeowners have fiercely fought any changes to single-family neighborhoods. California Governor Gavin Newsom is catching up on his “to do” list after the recall election, and just signed two important pieces of housing legislation. One is SB 9 which eliminates single-family zoning in most neighborhoods across the st…
 
Wondering where's the best place to own real estate over the next decade? Follow the demographics. When Rich and I started buying properties out of state in 2004, we chose Dallas, Texas because it was one of the fastest growing metros in the country. We paid between $120,000 to $140,000 for brand new homes in Rockwall, Texas that rented for $1,300 …
 
In this Real Estate News Brief for the week ending September 18th, 2021… inflation eases up overall, but rents and building materials soar, while mortgage rates hold steady. Hi, I'm Kathy Fettke and this is Real Estate News for Investors. If you like our podcast, please subscribe and leave us a review. Economic News We begin with economic news from…
 
It wasn’t too long ago that housing experts were predicting the demise of the garage, because of ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, and a desire to live “car free.” Many people have also turned their garages into additional living space. But now, with electric vehicles becoming more popular, EV owners want a place to safely charge their cars…
 
They were very well employed in the tech industry. She worked at Amazon. He worked at eBay. But they felt their jobs were not just high tech but high stress, to the point of being “soul-crushing.” That’s when they decided that something had to change, and started investigating real estate and the single-family rental business. Lily and Shane Yong t…
 
Contractors have been struggling with a worker shortage that began with the Great Recession, and then was made worse by the pandemic. If one worker on the job site gets sick with the virus, the entire project can be stalled for at least 2 weeks. And now, things are becoming even more complicated as more clients are wanting all workers on their prop…
 
In this Real Estate News Brief for the week ending September 11th, 2021... a record high for home equity, a drop in Zombie foreclosures, and the house flippers’ hunt for homes. Hi, I'm Kathy Fettke and this is Real Estate News for Investors. If you like our podcast, please subscribe and leave us a review. Economic News We begin with economic news f…
 
Los Angeles is fast-tracking its green energy plan. The City Council approved a plan for 100% renewable energy by 2035. That’s inline with President Biden’s goal, and a decade sooner than LA’s previous plan. The City Council decision comes after a comprehensive study that looked at everything from greenhouse gas emissions, public health, and cost v…
 
The housing market has never been so competitive. Buyers are going head to head in bidding wars and trying to out-do one another with concessions. But when it comes to buyers that need financing and ones who offer cash, sellers often choose cash because it's quick and easy. In this episode, you'll hear from NerdWallet's Holden Lewis who talks about…
 
In this Real Estate News Brief for the week ending September 4th, 2021... new FHFA rules on the foreclosure bidding process, the for-sale homes needed for a “normal” market, and the renters who don’t think they will ever be homeowners. Hi, I'm Kathy Fettke and this is Real Estate News for Investors. If you like our podcast, please subscribe and lea…
 
Airbnb is stepping in to help Afghan refugees now pouring into the U.S. It’s offering free housing to 20,000 of them with the help of Airbnb hosts. The temporary lodging will be paid for by Airbnb’s non-profit arm, Airbnb.org, along with contributions from Airbnb co-founder Brian Chesky and donations made to Airbnb.org’s Refugee Fund. (1) Hi, I'm K…
 
The eviction moratorium roller coaster continues. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the moratorium, saying: “it is up to Congress, not the CDC, to decide whether the public interest merits further action here.” And now, three federal agencies are asking state and local governments to implement eviction moratoriums or extend the ones they current…
 
She’s a mother of 6, grandmother of 19, and says her claim to fame isn’t just all the green smoothies she’s made, but a real estate empire that helps pay for it all. She started investing seven years ago and says: “If a stay-at-home mom of six can do it -- so can you!” Kim Bosler says she always had a passion for real estate but lacked the confiden…
 
In this Real Estate News Brief for the week ending August 28th, 2021... which lender will let you pay in Bitcoin, why a Covid-19 vaccine will get you a discount on closing costs, and the rising popularity of patios, for outdoor living. Hi, I'm Kathy Fettke and this is Real Estate News for Investors. If you like our podcast, please subscribe and lea…
 
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