April 8, 2017
PMI tax deduction likely coming to an end.
Congress must renew the PMI income tax deduction which has been in effect since '07 and expires this year. Experts predict it will not be renewed or may possibly be phased out.
Anyone with less than 20% down payment or 20% equity in a refinance would be affected.
April 5, 2016
CalHFA Expands Program to Help More Southern California Residents Become Homeowners
Increased income limits in high dollar counties will assist more first-time homebuyers. New income limits in Los Angeles County mean a family of 4 may qualify with income up to $90,700!
April 4, 2016
Fewer Cash Buyers, 86% of Buyers Finance Their Purchase
April 4, 2016
Spring 2016 HOME Survey Results
March 29, 2016
In Today's Market, Consumers Have Higher Expectations
March 28, 2016
Home Prices Expected to Move Higher
Robert Wetenhall, homebuilding analyst at RBC Capital, talks about how home prices are expected to move up and why now is a perfect time to buy.
March 25, 2016
Los Angeles County Market Update
March 24, 2016
Low Inventories, Affordability Big Issues in CA Real Estate
Southern California's pending home sales are down 1.3% from Feb 2015 levels, although demand conditions are improving. Affordability continues to erode as inventory remains low.
March 22, 2016
Female buyers are returning to the market in bigger numbers!!
March 14, 2016
Millennials moving to the burbs? yup.
Latest data from 2015 shows just 17% of buyers under 35 closed purchases in urban areas. Why are so many millennials giving up the fun and possibilities of big city living? The biggest reason is the skyscraper-high prices the super-trendy urban areas now command. Suburban areas offer more affordable housing....
March 11, 2016
Renovation Realities in California Today
Oct 14, 2015
- Student loan debt not the only barrier to home ownership
- Hipster developers designing new homes for Millenials
- Airbnb claims it hasn't affected the LA housing market
- 5 Reasons fall is a great time to buy a home
Sept. 24, 2015
- Bleak Future for Renters
- Home sales slow in August but prices continue to rise
- 4 Reasons millenials still aren't buying houses
August 18, 2015 -
- Sales in July are the highest in 3 years
- Prices increasing
- See the county by county report here: