Category: Home Buying Tips

January 31, 2017

Nine Reasons 2017 Is the Best Time to Buy a House in Los Angeles

  Spend a few minutes reading through news articles or blogs on the state of Los Angeles Real Estate and you will find plenty of advice suggesting now is the perfect time to buy a home in Los Angeles. You will also find many which suggest prices are peaking and this is a great time […]

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April 15, 2016

Rents Going Up, Mortgage Interest Rates Down in LA

Good Time to Buy a Home in Los Angeles A new report compiled by Beacon Economics and USC’s Lusk Center for Real Estate is projecting approximately 4% increases annually in rental costs for Los Angeles through 2018. While more apartment units are being built, the demand is expected to outstrip supply for the foreseeable future. […]

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March 8, 2016

Real Estate Should Be Fine Through 2017- UCLA Anderson School Report

The UCLA Anderson School of Business has issued its periodic report on the health of the economy with a prediction of more slow, but steady growth during 2016 and 2017. While 3% or 4% growth might be more normal, the 2% average growth of the last seven years might be the new normal. Anderson cautions […]

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February 18, 2016

Los Angeles is Now Ranked #3 in the World’s Top Startup Cities   Updating their comprehensive 2012 report, Compass provides a deep look in their new white paper, The 2015 Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking There are over 1000 Startups in Los Angeles County according to (see graphic). Compass puts the number […]

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February 16, 2016

Buying or Leasing Solar Panels Will Save You Money

There’s Only One Question: Buy or Lease?   Imagine that you got a call from SCE or LADWP. They want to install solar panels on your roof, and they promise that your bill will go down by $50 every month and that they will only increase your bill by a maximum of 3% each year. […]

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Santa Monica Home for Sale

December 17, 2015

7 Stealth Tactics for Finding a Home in Santa Monica – 2016

Outfox the Competition to Find a Perfect Santa Monica Home There are only approximately 117 homes for sale in Santa Monica out of 13,000 owner-occupied households or about 1%. Once you find a great place to live in Santa Monica, you find it very hard to leave. While things are a bit easier in January […]

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