Why Are Home Sellers Spooked?
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Why Are Home Sellers Spooked?

  In the heart of the busiest season for housing, homesellers are pulling back.   Inventory continues to be tight in many markets, so what has potential home sellers pulling back when buyer demand is reportedly so high?  Inventory fell …
The Vote on AB 2502
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The Vote on AB 2502

  A new bill is going before the assembly which some argue violates the Costa-Hawkins law.   “Rent Control” is a type of municipal law aimed at mitigating the disruptive effect of escalating or fluctuating rental market prices on neighborhoods …
2016 CA Investor Survey
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2016 CA Investor Survey

  Find out what the current real estate investor market overview says about today's real estate market   Tracking investors in the real estate market can sometimes shed some light on the state of the industry.  The California Association of …
Meet Fannie, Freddie, and Ginnie
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Meet Fannie, Freddie, and Ginnie

  Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Ginnie Mae are government entities established to support the nation's housing market.   After the Great Depression, the US Government realized the necessity of establishing government programs to revitalize the economy and support struggling …
Dingbat Retrofit
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Dingbat Retrofit

  13,500 Apartment Buildings in Los Angeles County Require Retrofitting Los Angeles is known for its urban sprawl and is now home to over ten million residents.  The county developed rapidly after World War II and multifamily properties quickly began replacing …
Get Paid To Save Energy
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Get Paid To Save Energy

  A new program will pay consumers for their energy-saving practices!   Although Earth Day is only official one day a year, there are many things we can do appreciate and protect the earth in our daily lives.  Now, you …
Unaffordable Housing
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Unaffordable Housing

Confronting the Housing Crisis in California   Having a place to call home is a signature component of the American dream. But for far too many people, finding safe, decent, affordable housing is extremely stressful. The United States simply does …