More Trouble For AirBnB
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More Trouble For AirBnB

  AirBnB is making headlines again in California as cities continue to roll out new legislation restricting both the site and homeowners.   It’s been a tough week for AirBnB in California.  The San Francisco-based startup sued its hometown this …
Frogtown Fights Gentrification
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Frogtown Fights Gentrification

  Residents of Elysian Valley in Los Angeles are campaigning against developers who they say are changing the landscape of the community.   Elysian Valley, also known as “frogtown,” is a neighborhood of over 7,700 residents in Central Los Angeles.  …
Reversal of Countrywide Verdict
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Reversal of Countrywide Verdict

  “When the story of the lack of prosecutions from the financial crisis is finally written, the most important issue will be how difficult it turned out to be to prove fraud” The New York Times.   Shoddy mortgage practices …
Women Buy More Houses Than Men
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Women Buy More Houses Than Men

  The numbers don’t lie.  Women are buying more houses than men and dominating the real estate market.   Let’s hear if for all the single ladies!  Single women are a force to be reckoned with in today’s real estate …
New Rules For AirBnB in San Francisco
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New Rules For AirBnB in San Francisco

  San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously approved tough new legislation that will require short-term rental sites to police their own listings for properties that violate city regulations.   San Francisco is rolling out new legislation aimed at reigning in …
The Urban Exodus
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The Urban Exodus

  Are megatropolises creating a geographical boundary of inequality?   In case you haven’t heard enough griping about California’s over-priced real estate market recently, here is a little more fuel for the fire.  As cities become more popular and affluent, …
May 2016 Market Update
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May 2016 Market Update

  California continues to top the charts in real estate.   California dominated the nation’s top 20 hottest real estate markets for May 2016, claiming half of the most popular real estate markets.  Four out of five of the most …