Los Angeles Home Prices Almost Double Since 2012 – No Inventory

The Los Angeles Real Estate Market is ranked at the 10th hottest market in the US (by Realtor.com)     Some of the others on the list are cities the size of Long Beach.  Yuba, CA has a population under 100,000 for the entire county. Here’s the list. You be the judge.   San Francisco, CA…

No Longer a Theory – Development Along the Expo Line Is Happening

Expo Line Brings Business and Housing Improvements Throughout Los Angeles   The question many were asking a decade ago: “If we build it, will they come?” This had less to do with ridership on the new Expo Line, although that was certainly a question that mattered. The bigger issue was whether the Expo Line stations…

7 Tips To House Hunting in a Tight Market

The California housing market in 2015 is booming. The inventory of available homes, condos, lofts, town homes, and duplexes available for sale is at historic lows. Nowhere is this more true than the major tech areas like San Francisco’s Silicon Valley and the Los Angeles Silicon Beach area. If you are looking for residential property…

Los Angeles Real Estate – Rent Or Buy?

With Los Angeles Mortgage Rates Still at 4%, and Home Prices Still Increasing, Buying Is Still Better 2013 So I took a typical Westside home worth $650,000 in 2013 and we’ve been following this house for two years.  According to Zillow.com the rental value of that home was $3150 a month in 2013.  The estimated…