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By Kathy Fettke

Real Estate News for Investors with Kathy Fettke is the premiere source for savvy real estate investors who want stay up-to-date on new laws, regulations, and economic events that affect real estate. 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.

  1. 1.
    News Brief: Rising Home Prices, Lagging Apartment Rents, Housing Crisis Help from Apple11/10/2019
    6:11
  2. 2.
    Real Estate: Wildfire Protections in California11/08/2019
    7:23
  3. 3.
    Property Management: Do Rent Guarantees Make Sense?11/08/2019
    7:39
  4. 4.
    Real Estate News Brief - Future Rate Cuts, Wildfire Impact on Insurance Rates, Broker Commission Transparency11/03/2019
    6:03
  5. 5.
    PREPARING FOR THE 2020 Real Estate ECONOMY11/02/2019
    12:19
  6. 6.
    NEW App-Based Earthquake Warning System10/30/2019
    4:49
  7. 7.
    Real Estate News Brief - Yield Curve Turns Positive, WeWork Avoids Bankruptcy, NAR Email Scam Warning10/26/2019
    6:43
  8. 8.
    Housing Market: Surging Demand for Single-Person Homes10/24/2019
    6:01
  1. 9.
    Housing Crisis: Convert Unused Garage into a Rental10/23/2019
    5:35
  2. 10.
    Real Estate News Brief - Public Transit Increases Home Prices, Student Debt vs. Down Payment, and Millennial Millionaires10/20/2019
    6:19
  3. 11.
    World Economy: Global Growth Rate Slows10/18/2019
    5:50
  4. 12.
    Housing Market: Impeachment Impact on Economy, Real Estate10/17/2019
    6:46
  5. 13.
    Real Estate News Brief: Rate Cuts, Housing Health, and Ghost Inspections10/12/2019
    6:42
  6. 14.
    Real Estate Investing: FTC Sues Housing Flipping "Guru"10/12/2019
    8:22
  7. 15.
    Investor Lessons: WeWork Didn't Work10/11/2019
    10:01
  8. 16.
    Real Estate News Brief: Record Low for Unemployment, Warning from Ex-Fed Chief, Demand for Single-Story Homes10/06/2019
    5:14
  9. 17.
    Real Estate: Cities at Risk of a Housing Bubble10/05/2019
    5:17
  10. 18.
    Fire Insurance Cancelled in California Fire Risk Areas10/02/2019
    5:22
  11. 19.
    Real Estate News Brief: Black Friday for Homebuyers, Overdue Home Construction, and Rent Savings for Millennials10/01/2019
    6:35
  12. 20.
    Airbnb Hosts Could Get IPO Shares09/26/2019
    4:45
  13. 21.
    Real Estate News Brief - Home Sales Surge, Mortgage Rates Rise, and Sleep Divorce09/25/2019
    5:45
  14. 22.
    Economy: Fed Cut Interest Rates Again09/20/2019
    4:15
  15. 23.
    Housing Market: Recession Risk for Some Markets09/19/2019
    7:28
  16. 24.
    Investors Defrauded in Indianapolis09/18/2019
    10:14
  17. 25.
    Real Estate News Brief: Trump Wants Negative Rates, CA Statewide Rent Control, Hackers Fake CEO’s Voice09/17/2019
    8:13
  18. 26.
    Housing Market: Trump’s Plan for Fannie, Freddie09/14/2019
    6:01
  19. 27.
    Real Estate: Reno Booms for Business, Families09/11/2019
    5:31
  20. 28.
    Real Estate News Brief - Low, Low Mortgage Rates, Trade War Price Tag, and Homeownership Happiness09/10/2019
    6:37
  21. 29.
    Rental Housing: Say “No” to California Rent Cap Bill09/10/2019
    4:58
  22. 30.
    Economy: Are We Headed for Negative Rates09/03/2019
    7:01
  23. 31.
    Real Estate News Brief - Recessionary Impact on Housing, Contractor Labor Shortage, Air Conditioner Tips08/31/2019
    7:31
  24. 32.
    Real Estate: iBuyers Charge More for Convenience08/29/2019
    5:54
  25. 33.
    Proptech: Hello Landlord, Flyhomes, Monaeo, TaxDay08/29/2019
    5:37
  26. 34.
    Real Estate News Brief - Rate Cut Rancor, Mortgage Debt for Health, Airbnb for Your Things08/26/2019
    5:49
  27. 35.
    Real Estate: Surfing in the Desert08/22/2019
    4:56
  28. 36.
    Real Estate News Brief - Rate Cut Predictions, Investing Preferences, and Zombie Foreclosures08/20/2019
    7:13
  29. 37.
    Real Estate: Single-Family Zoning08/15/2019
    5:43
  30. 38.
    Trade War: Will It Help or Hinder the Housing Market?08/13/2019
    9:30
  31. 39.
    Real Estate News Brief - Trade War Escalates, Mortgage Rates Drop, Equifax Payment Squeeze08/10/2019
    5:48
  32. 40.
    Smart Windows Reflect the Future08/09/2019
    5:36
  33. 41.
    U.S. Economy: Fed’s Plan to Speed Up Financial Transactions08/07/2019
    7:10
  34. 42.
    Trade War or Fed War?08/03/2019
    5:37
  35. 43.
    What the Rate Cut Means for Real Estate Investors08/02/2019
    8:07
  36. 44.
    Real Estate News Brief: Big Drop in GDP, Mortgage-Free Homes, and Google’s Plan for Affordable Housing07/30/2019
    6:08
  37. 45.
    Real Estate Investing: Soaring Demand for Rentals07/27/2019
    6:03
  38. 46.
    Real Estate: Realogy Shakes Up Industry with Amazon Alliance07/26/2019
    5:47
  39. 47.
    U.S. Real Estate: Big Drop in Foreign Buyers07/23/2019
    6:41
  40. 48.
    Real Estate News Brief: U.S. Rent Growth, Best Tech Job Markets, and Google’s New Social Network07/21/2019
    6:29
  41. 49.
    Housing Market: Harvard Report on U.S. Housing07/19/2019
    8:13
  42. 50.
    Housing Trends: Tiny Homes Are Getting Larger07/19/2019
    6:55
  43. 51.
    Real Estate Investing: Lower Property Taxes in Texas07/17/2019
    6:09
  44. 52.
    Real Estate News Brief – Rate Cuts, Most Affordable City & Favorite Burglar Entries07/13/2019
    5:47
  45. 53.
    Real Estate Investing and Storm Threats07/13/2019
    6:53
  46. 54.
    Financing: New Loan for Fix-and-Flip or Renovations07/11/2019
    4:32
  47. 55.
    Real Estate Investing: How Robots are Affecting Job Markets07/10/2019
    7:59
  48. 56.
    Real Estate News Brief: Rate Cuts, Refinancing Surge, and Smart Home Security07/08/2019
    6:44
  49. 57.
    Uber's Flying Taxis in 202307/05/2019
    5:36
  50. 58.
    Zestimate Improves Accuracy thru $1M Contest07/04/2019
    5:29
  51. 59.
    Real Estate News Brief: Taxing Billionaires, Bank Strength, and California Escrow Refunds07/03/2019
    6:42
  52. 60.
    U.S. Economy: OFFICIALLY the Longest Expansion in U.S. History06/28/2019
    6:17
  53. 61.
    Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Property Owner Rights06/27/2019
    7:14
  54. 62.
    Real Estate News Brief - Fed Rate Decision, Best Tech Cities, Big Retirement Savings Gap06/25/2019
    6:16
  55. 63.
    Housing Market: Crystal Lagoons Fire up Home Sales06/21/2019
    5:52
  56. 64.
    DIY Home Design: No Architect Needed06/20/2019
    4:57
  57. 65.
    Landlord Crisis: Radical New Rent Control in New York06/19/2019
    7:25
  58. 66.
    Real Estate News Brief - U.S. Economy Hits Major Milestone, Rate Cut Rumblings, and Tax Reform Good for Renters06/16/2019
    5:48
  59. 67.
    Bad Drones06/14/2019
    7:22
  60. 68.
    Short-term Rentals With Less Regulations06/12/2019
    4:53
  61. 69.
    Real Estate News Brief - Fed Rate Cut? Home Price Growth? Fortune Cookie Lottery Win!06/11/2019
    5:52
  62. 70.
    A New Bill to Fix Social Security06/07/2019
    6:43
  63. 71.
    California Could Adopt Rent Caps06/06/2019
    5:57
  64. 72.
    Real Estate News Brief - Mortgage Rates Dip, Trade War Expands, Uber Drivers Help House Flippers06/03/2019
    5:57
  65. 73.
    "Bye, Bye" to Your Gas Stove?06/01/2019
    6:39
  66. 74.
    "NIMBYs" Block Multi-Family Housing05/31/2019
    5:32
  67. 75.
    NAR Antitrust Investigation Intensifies05/30/2019
    6:35
  68. 76.
    Real Estate News Brief: Rate Hike Plans, Trade War Impact, Mail-Order Cabins05/26/2019
    6:24
  69. 77.
    Millennials Trying to "Catch Up"05/23/2019
    7:45
  70. 78.
    A Changing Housing Market?05/20/2019
    5:24
  71. 79.
    Real Estate News Brief - Busy Home Builders, Lender Loan Bias, Wealthy Baby Advantage05/19/2019
    5:53
  72. 80.
    Breaking News: Scary Rent Control Legislation in CA05/14/2019
    5:30
  73. 81.
    China-U.S. Trade War Escalates, Increasing Construction Costs05/14/2019
    7:28
  74. 82.
    Real Estate News Brief - U.S. Financial Stability Report, Refinancing Crackdown, Credit Repair Lawsuit05/13/2019
    5:06
  75. 83.
    FHA Tightening Standards on Zero-Down Loans05/09/2019
    4:59
  76. 84.
    5G Will Transform How and Where We Live05/08/2019
    6:20
  77. 85.
    Real Estate News Brief – Low Inflation, Softer Eviction Rules in the NW, and Marriott Home Sharing05/05/2019
    6:01
  78. 86.
    *NEW* Census Report on Mass Migration05/04/2019
    6:20
  79. 87.
    Boomerang Buyers are Back!05/03/2019
    5:03
  80. 88.
    New Rules for "Dirty" Buildings in NYC and LA05/01/2019
    7:27
  81. 89.
    Mortgage Companies (and the Police) Tracking You with Google04/30/2019
    4:51
  82. 90.
    Real Estate News Brief - GDP Surprise, Optimistic Landlords, and Rental Market Winners04/28/2019
    6:13
  83. 91.
    California Rent Control Battle is Back04/25/2019
    5:11
  84. 92.
    The Growing Retirement Crisis (And How to Avoid It)04/23/2019
    9:16
  85. 93.
    Real Estate News Brief - New Recession Forecast, Average Tax Refund, and Fed Fight04/21/2019
    6:05
  86. 94.
    Where SFR Rents are Soaring04/20/2019
    5:17
  87. 95.
    High-Tech Disaster Relief with Robots04/19/2019
    6:12
  88. 96.
    More Opportunity Zone Guidelines Released!04/19/2019
    4:38
  89. 97.
    Scanning Receipts Reduces Chaos04/17/2019
    5:39
  90. 98.
    Financial Guru, Jordan Goodman, Falls from Grace04/15/2019
    7:49
  91. 99.
    Real Estate News Brief - Higher Property Taxes, Fake Bank Warning, Ruling Favors Homeless04/13/2019
    5:14
  92. 100.
    Will Instant Offer iBuyers Replace House Flippers?04/13/2019
    5:19
  93. 101.
    Opportunity Zone Property Values Skyrocket04/11/2019
    4:44
  94. 102.
    Real Estate News Brief - Best Week to Sell, a Home Price Milestone, and “Death Cleaning”04/08/2019
    4:40
  95. 103.
    HUD Sues Facebook for "RedLining"04/05/2019
    4:43
  96. 104.
    Shorter Ski Seasons Affect Home Values04/03/2019
    6:20
  97. 105.
    Real Estate News Brief - Economic Slowdown, Drop in Rates and Homebuyer Optimism04/03/2019
    5:33
  98. 106.
    iBuyer (E-Wholesaling) Competition Heats Up04/02/2019
    5:15
  99. 107.
    Trump Calls for Major Housing Finance Reform - Ends Conservatorship of Fannie, Freddie03/29/2019
    4:33
  100. 108.
    A Smart Lock Legal Battle in NYC03/29/2019
    6:59
  101. 109.
    Real Estate News Brief - Rate Hike Pause, Home Sale Surge, Recession Warning03/26/2019
    6:28
  102. 110.
    Explosive Lawsuit Against NAR03/22/2019
    7:05
  103. 111.
    Flooding Could Get Worse in California03/21/2019
    6:22
  104. 112.
    FEMA Flood Insurance Overhaul03/19/2019
    6:49
  105. 113.
    Real Estate News Brief - Home Price Gains Slow, Rents Grow, and Happy Cities03/18/2019
    6:19
  106. 114.
    Candid Comments from Fed Chief Powell03/16/2019
    7:03
  107. 115.
    Institutional Landlords vs Mom n Pops03/14/2019
    5:51
  108. 116.
    New Laws to Solve California’s Housing Crisis03/13/2019
    6:15
  109. 117.
    Real Estate News Brief – Home Values Rise, NYC Adopts PropTech Hub03/10/2019
    5:50
  110. 118.
    Results of the Tax Overhaul, One Year Later03/09/2019
    6:29
  111. 119.
    *Much* Longer Lifespans Require Better Financial Plans03/08/2019
    5:29
  112. 120.
    Multifamily Housing Forecast in 201903/07/2019
    6:19
  113. 121.
    NEW Oregon Rent Control Leads Nation03/04/2019
    6:05
  114. 122.
    Real Estate News Brief - Tax Refund Shock, High SFR Rents & NY Regrets Loss of Amazon03/03/2019
    6:27
  115. 123.
    Remodeling Costs to Rise03/02/2019
    5:07
  116. 124.
    *Proptech* Poised for Take-Off03/01/2019
    5:51
  117. 125.
    Is it a Buyer's Market?02/28/2019
    5:26
  118. 126.
    Energy Efficient Renovations on Older Homes02/27/2019
    5:56
  119. 127.
    Real Estate News Brief - Renting vs. Buying, Millennial Homeownership, and a Subpoena for Airbnb Data02/25/2019
    5:15
  120. 128.
    Tiny Homes to the Rescue02/22/2019
    6:03
  121. 129.
    Is Amazon Bluffing?02/22/2019
    6:47
  122. 130.
    Real Estate News Brief - Shutdown Ends, Low Mortgage Rates, Amazon Ditches New York02/21/2019
    6:35
  123. 131.
    Best Jobs for Buying Homes in Select Cities02/16/2019
    4:32
  124. 132.
    $200 Million Lost in Crypto Company02/15/2019
    6:07
  125. 133.
    Real Estate News Brief - Border-Wall Debate Deadline, Lower Mortgage Rates, and "Aging in Place"02/13/2019
    5:59
  126. 134.
    Park-Covered Highways Attract Millennials02/07/2019
    4:51
  127. 135.
    Governor Newsom Sues Huntington Beach02/05/2019
    3:42
  128. 136.
    “Virtual Villages” Help Seniors Age in Place02/05/2019
    7:01
  129. 137.
    Real Estate News Brief - New Homes Sales Up & Existing Home Sales Down02/01/2019
    6:26
  130. 138.
    $115 Million Investment in “Glamping”02/01/2019
    5:59
  131. 139.
    Tax-Reform Overview (in Preparation for April 15th)01/31/2019
    6:32
  132. 140.
    Tampa Transforming into a "World Class" City01/29/2019
    5:45
  133. 141.
    Real Estate News Brief - Government to Reopen, Dip in Home Sales, and Massive Bank Security Breach01/26/2019
    6:28
  134. 142.
    FRAUD in Belize Development Scam01/25/2019
    7:27
  135. 143.
    Gen-Z Next Wave of Home Buyers01/25/2019
    5:20
  136. 144.
    Bendable, Fire-Resistant Concrete01/23/2019
    5:20
  137. 145.
    $30M Investment in Cleveland Housing Market01/23/2019
    5:56
  138. 146.
    #672 - News Brief - Chaos in Washington, Cheaper Lumber and a Cat Apartment01/22/2019
    5:24
  139. 147.
    #671 - Declining Population Puts U.S. Workforce at Risk01/19/2019
    6:46
  140. 148.
    #670 - Demand for Single Family Rentals Explodes01/17/2019
    7:25
  141. 149.
    #659 - "Dark Store" Tax Loophole Battle01/16/2019
    6:01
  142. 150.
    #658 - Detroit's Urban Renewal01/15/2019
    5:45
  143. 151.
    #657 - News Brief - Government Shutdown's Impact, Low Rates, and Stronger Construction Workers01/13/2019
    6:40
  144. 152.
    #656 - Tech Boom Targets Real Estate01/11/2019
    5:55
  145. 153.
    #655 - News Brief - New Rent Record, 2018 Migration Patterns, and the Government Shut Down01/07/2019
    6:10
  146. 154.
    #654 - Tech Hubs of the Future01/05/2019
    4:30
  147. 155.
    #653 - Pros Prep for a Possible Recession01/04/2019
    5:22
  148. 156.
    #652 - Multi-Family Strategy for 201901/02/2019
    5:35
  149. 157.
    #651 - News Brief - Government Shutdown in Real Estate, Redfin's 2019 Predictions and CWTCH01/01/2019
    6:05
  150. 158.
    #650 - Building Needed Housing vs. Wildfire Risk12/29/2018
    5:46
  151. 159.
    #649 - *NEW* Single Family Zoning Rule Changes Neighborhoods12/27/2018
    7:17
  152. 160.
    #648 - Newsbrief - Fed Raises Rates Again, More Cash Out Refinances and the Home Buyer Slow Down12/22/2018
    6:14
  153. 161.
    #647 - iBuyers - The *New* Real Estate Wholesalers12/22/2018
    4:18
  154. 162.
    #646 - Bargain Priced Real Estate in Spain12/20/2018
    5:14
  155. 163.
    #645 - Harvard’s Hidden Control Over California Farmland & Water Rights12/19/2018
    6:27
  156. 164.
    #644 - News Brief - More Opportunity Zone Funding & Mortgage Rate Drop12/18/2018
    6:34
  157. 165.
    #643 - 80% Drop in Appraisers Drives Automation12/15/2018
    7:22
  158. 166.
    #642 - Massive Data Breach Impacts Travelers12/12/2018
    6:34
  159. 167.
    #641 - News Brief - “Insider Trading” Rule for Real Estate? And New CA Solar Mandate12/11/2018
    5:58
  160. 168.
    #640 - New App “De-Masks” Landlords12/07/2018
    4:18
  161. 169.
    #639 - Title Insurance Blockchain Revolution12/05/2018
    4:53
  162. 170.
    #638 - Airbnb Battle in Boston Heads to Court12/05/2018
    6:25
  163. 171.
    #637 - News Brief - December 1, 201812/04/2018
    7:11
  164. 172.
    #636 - Real Estate Market Update - Houston, Huntsville, and Birmingham11/29/2018
    4:27
  165. 173.
    #635 - Job Growth in Tampa & Jacksonville, Florida11/28/2018
    4:04
  166. 174.
    #634 - Building Disaster-Proof Homes11/27/2018
    6:13
  167. 175.
    #633 - News Brief - More ARMs, Sweat Equity Down Payments, and Going Green11/26/2018
    6:46
  168. 176.
    #632 - California Realtors Revive Prop 5 for 2020 Ballot11/24/2018
    4:40
  169. 177.
    #631 - Fraud Accusation for Texas Cash Cow Founder11/19/2018
    7:53
  170. 178.
    #630 - News Brief - Inflation Fears & Economic Updates11/19/2018
    5:26
  171. 179.
    #629 - The Biggest Little Crypto City in Reno11/16/2018
    5:53
  172. 180.
    #628 - Amazon Announces HQ2 & HQ311/15/2018
    6:43
  173. 181.
    #627 - News Brief - New Mortgage Rate Highs & More Equity Rich Homeowners11/10/2018
    6:03
  174. 182.
    #626 - Co-Living - A Cure for High Rents11/09/2018
    7:20
  175. 183.
    #625 - Election Results: Real Estate & California11/08/2018
    5:04
  176. 184.
    #624 - Pot Farms and Property Values11/07/2018
    4:45
  177. 185.
    #623 - Updated Guidelines for Opportunity Zone Investors11/06/2018
    7:39
  178. 186.
    #622 - News Brief - Rising Homeownership Rate & Higher Profits11/04/2018
    7:07
  179. 187.
    #621 - Hurricane-Proof Shipping Container Homes11/03/2018
    5:34
  180. 188.
    #620 - Who’s Buying and Who’s Selling?11/02/2018
    5:22
  181. 189.
    #619 - Amazon HQ2 Decision Coming Soon10/31/2018
    7:20
  182. 190.
    #618 - Hurricane Michael Aftermath Attracts Investors10/30/2018
    6:13
  183. 191.
    #617 - A Peek at Migration Patterns10/30/2018
    4:19
  184. 192.
    #616 - News Brief - GDP Down, Rates and Rents Up10/27/2018
    6:31
  185. 193.
    #615 - Prop 10 Battle at the Ballot Box10/24/2018
    6:18
  186. 194.
    #614 - Reinventing the Web10/24/2018
    5:56
  187. 195.
    #613 - News Brief - Home Starts, Permits and Existing Homes Sales Down10/22/2018
    8:47
  188. 196.
    #612 - Tenants Fight Back with Rent Strikes10/19/2018
    4:54
  189. 197.
    #611 - Opportunity Zone Floodgates Ready to Open10/17/2018
    6:55
  190. 198.
    #610 - News Brief - 5% Mortgage Rates, New Economic Forecasts and Panic Rooms10/15/2018
    8:51
  191. 199.
    #609 - Retail Revolution with Amazon Pop Up Stores10/12/2018
    4:49
  192. 200.
    #608 - Is NAFTA 2018 Good or Bad for Real Estate?10/11/2018
    5:14

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