May 12

IS THE LA HOUSING MARKET PRIMED AND READY TO TAKE OFF?

In my humble opinion the answer is a definite, yes. Here are some points to consider. The housing market in Los Angeles has not fully recovered from the 2008 crises. Home values generally rise approximately 15-25% from peak to peak … Continue reading

Apr 25

Is the Housing Market Showing Signs of Weakness?

In a word YES! CNBC HEAD LINE:  Existing home sales have been trending lower since last August, briefly shooting up in December. Compared to March last year sales were down 7.5 percent. Read the full article . Mortgage applications and new home … Continue reading

Apr 22

What is the Best Way to Find a Home in 2014

Do I really need a Real Estate professional? Finding the right home is only part of the equation, professional representation is equally as important. The first thing any home buyer should know is that a well-trained Real Estate professional searches … Continue reading

Feb 06

January 10th 2014… Here We Go Again!

As of January 10th 2014 new lending guidelines have gone into effect causing uncertainty and confusion. In 2009 the government decided to pass legislation called Dodd Frank or WALL STREET REFORM AND CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT of 2009. The idea was … Continue reading

Jan 28

The State of the Union 2014!!

Tonight President Obama will give his 5th state of the union speech since he took office. The President is likely to present a case that state of the union is better off than when he took office, but there is … Continue reading

Jan 14

Unemployment Report ONLY 70,000 New Jobs Created!

Unemployment rate drops to 6.75% Worst labor participation rate since 1978. Last Friday a terrible jobs report had an unexpected bonus for the Real Estate market! While last Fridays job report was certainly unexpected bad news for the health of … Continue reading

Nov 28

Multiple offers are back, inventory is down and prices are up!

Multiple offers are back! The housing inventory is down drastically! Prices are up 13.5%! Sounds great but is the current housing market in a micro bubble? It is a good question, and any person who is considering, buying or selling … Continue reading