LA vs Airbnb
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LA vs Airbnb

Los Angeles Cracks Down On Short-Term Vacation Rentals   Los Angeles city officials are proposing new rules as they contend with a housing shortage that activists blame partly on businesses that convert large swaths of apartments into short-term rentals, which …
What Millennials Want
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What Millennials Want

  Millennials are influencing the marketplace, prioritizing integrated technology and storage solutions in modern home design.   The next generation of homeowners wants smart, stylish homes that enable them to connect with friends and family.  Millennials will lead the way …
The Evolution of Houses
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The Evolution of Houses

    My, how houses have changed!  Everything changes over the years to reflect consumer’s taste and improvements in technologies, and the housing industry is no exception.    Taking a look back at the evolution of housing from the 1950s …
California’s Solar Initiative
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California’s Solar Initiative

California Makes Solar Power Easy! What better place to take advantage of the sun’s rays then sunny California?  The state has been at the forefront of new and sustainable energy initiatives, with solar power being one of the most popular …
2016 Homebuyer Hardship
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2016 Homebuyer Hardship

Homebuyers Face Fierce Competition in Today’s Marketplace   Packed open houses.  Bidding wars.  Rising prices.  If you are a California homebuyer in the market today, you are up against some hefty competition for available homes. California is home to some …
What is Rent Control?
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What is Rent Control?

Learn about how rent control affects the landlord-tenant relationship. If you live in a major metropolitan area in California, chances are you have run into the term “rent control”.  The west coast has long been a popular relocation locale and …
Renters Pay More For “Green”
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Renters Pay More For “Green”

A new study reveals just how much renters will pay for environmentally friendly features. Consumers are becoming more environmentally conscious, even when it comes to the home they decide to rent.  A new survey from the National Multifamily Housing council …