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Ruling Could Be Game Changer For Short-Term Rental Regulations

Ruling Could Be Game Changer For Short-Term Rental Regulations

The ruling confirms the city’s right to regulate home sharing in order to protect its limited housing stock for residents. By Emily Holland, Patch Staff original article: https://patch.com/california/venice/ruling-could-be-game-changer-short-term-rental-regulations?utm_term=article-slot-1&utm_source=newsletter-daily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter SANTA MONICA, CA — A federal appeals court Monday reaffirmed the city of Santa Monica’s home-sharing ordinance in […]

The best place to buy a home in California is not San Francisco or San Jose

The best place to buy a home in California is not San Francisco or San Jose

Stanley Chang | EyeEm | Getty Images   by: Shawn M. Carter | @SHAWNCARTERM original article: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/28/the-top-place-to-buy-a-home-in-california-isnt-in-san-francisco-or-san-jose.html   San Francisco and San Jose are two of California’s most popular cities, but that doesn’t make them the best places to buy a home. Financial website GOBankingRates recently conducted a study to find “the […]

Here are the latest under 50-unit resi projects proposed in LA

Here are the latest under 50-unit resi projects proposed in LA

539 Hobart Boulevard and 627 N Dillon Street (Credit: Redfin and Google Maps) Combined, they would add 137 units to the county’s housing stock By Natalie Hoberman | Research by Haru Coryne original article: https://therealdeal.com/la/2019/04/22/here-are-the-latest-under-50-unit-resi-projects-proposed-in-la-8/ 539 Hobart Boulevard and 627 N Dillon Street (Credit: Redfin and Google Maps) Projects filed […]

More Americans are choosing not to tap into their home equity

More Americans are choosing not to tap into their home equity

Less homeowners are tapping into their home equity (Credit: iStock) By Kenneth R. Harney original article: https://therealdeal.com/miami/2019/04/19/more-americans-are-choosing-not-to-tap-into-their-home-equity/ American homeowners are doing something surprising: Despite record amounts of home equity available to them — an estimated $1.5 trillion worth — they are tapping into it less via home-equity […]

Report Shows It Will Take 1,000 Years For Some California Jurisdictions To Meet Affordable Housing Goals

Report Shows It Will Take 1,000 Years For Some California Jurisdictions To Meet Affordable Housing Goals

by: Joseph Pimentel, Bisnow Los Angeles  original article: https://www.bisnow.com/los-angeles/news/affordable-housing/report-shows-it-will-take-1000-years-for-some-california-cities-to-meet-its-affordable-housing-goals-97788 California is in the midst of an affordable housing crisis. Yet, despite the state’s dire situation, it would take some California jurisdictions more than 1,000 years before they meet their state-mandated housing goals, according to a report by the nonprofit think […]

Los Angeles Named No. 1 Market In The Americas For Real Estate Investment … Again

Los Angeles Named No. 1 Market In The Americas For Real Estate Investment … Again

by: Joseph Pimentel, Bisnow Los Angeles original article: https://www.bisnow.com/los-angeles/news/capital-markets/survey-says-los-angeles-remains-a-top-target-for-investors-98016 When it comes to commercial real estate investment, Los Angeles continues to stay on top despite the area’s high land and building prices. For the fourth year in a row, commercial real estate investors chose the city as […]

Announcing the 12 Charity Beneficiaries of the Community Giving Fund

Announcing the 12 Charity Beneficiaries of the Community Giving Fund

  by Compass original article: https://blog.pacificunion.com/announcing-the-12-charity-beneficiaries-of-the-compass-community-giving-fund/ We are pleased to announce the 12 remarkable charity beneficiaries of the Community Giving Fund for 2019. These organizations are devoted to helping those in our Southern California community, and we are proud to be a part of their vital efforts. […]

Compass expands in Bay Area; acquires 1,300-agent brokerage

Compass expands in Bay Area; acquires 1,300-agent brokerage

Deal to buy Alain Pinel Realtors will add 33 offices to give it 97 in region By Alexei Barrionuevo original article: https://therealdeal.com/la/2019/03/04/compass-expands-in-bay-area-acquires-1300-agent-brokerage/ From left: Mike Hulme, CEO of APR and Robert Reffkin, CEO of Compass (Credit: Twitter) Compass is tightening its grip on the Bay Area residential […]

Buyers Should Revisit Los Angeles And San Francisco Housing Markets For New Opportunities

Buyers Should Revisit Los Angeles And San Francisco Housing Markets For New Opportunities

San Francisco housing markets offer new buyer opportunities GETTY by: Ellen Paris original article: https://www.forbes.com/sites/ellenparis/2019/02/23/buyers-should-revisit-los-angeles-and-san-francisco-housing-markets-for-new-opportunities/#12ba1708428c Buyers should revisit the housing markets in Los Angeles and San Francisco for new buying opportunities according to Selma Hepp, chief economist at the San Francisco office of Compass, the national luxury brokerage firm. […]

L.A. approves $120 million to encourage building faster, cheaper homeless housing

L.A. approves $120 million to encourage building faster, cheaper homeless housing

A shipping container apartment made by FlyAwayHomes in South Los Angeles will soon be home to 32 homeless people. (Christina House / Los Angeles Times) By DOUG SMITH original article: https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-council-approves-hhh-pilot-20190129-story.html Wanted: Fresh ideas to speed up the construction and lower the cost of housing for homeless […]


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