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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 […]

See the six-story retail and residential complex slated for West Adams

See the six-story retail and residential complex slated for West Adams

Developer CIM Group has a couple projects in the works in the neighborhood By Bianca Barragan  original article: https://la.curbed.com/2019/1/16/18175967/west-adams-development-retail-residential-cim-group Developer CIM Group filed plans for a six-story retail and residential project in West Adamslast week, and new renderings give a glimpse into what the future might hold for this site on West […]

$1B Crossroads Hollywood Project Approved

$1B Crossroads Hollywood Project Approved

Rendering of the Crossroads project   By Hannah Madans original article: http://labusinessjournal.com/news/2019/jan/22/1b-crossroads-hollywood-project-approved/   Crossroads Hollywood, a major project proposed for Hollywood, won approval Jan. 22 from the Los Angeles City Council. It is being developed by Harridge Development Group. The $1 billion project will have 950 units […]

Sawtelle strip club site to become 102 apartments

Sawtelle strip club site to become 102 apartments

The Pico Boulevard club’s mock lighthouse is visible from the Expo Line By Bianca Barragan original article: https://la.curbed.com/2018/12/28/18159231/expo-line-development-sawtelle-strip-club-apartments A strip club on Pico with a mock lighthouse could soon be replaced with a six-story apartment building. The property owner 11434 Pico Boulevard Apartments Investors, an LLC connected […]


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