Transportation Growth in the San Fernando Valley

Between Sherman Way and Vanowen, on the Van Nuys Boulevard, the Van Nuys Neighborhood Council is endorsing a 170-unit apartment complex planned in that area on the site of an auto-repair outfit on the neighborhood’s main drag, just a few blocks from a future transit station. This was discussed [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 01/27/2018

Stocks having record January - Stocks rallied to new highs again this week, as a number of companies reported higher than expected earnings. As well as posting solid fourth quarter earnings they provided optimistic guidance regarding their outlook for 2018. Companies  included the tax savings under the recently passed tax [...]

City of LA Moderate Income Purchase Assistance

Once canceled in 2008, the LA Moderate Income Purchase Assistance Program began operation again in July 2017. Previously being underfunded, the MIPA is back with funding being restored. Before going into the details of the program and who’s eligible, note that that in a seller's market such as this, [...]

Upcoming Events | January Part 2

Fri Jan 26th CHATSWORTH - In Chatsworth Branch Library you can relax after the working week with a session of exercises as part of the Seated Strength Fridays. Meet friends and do some exercise in the comfortable confines of the library. Find more information here. DTLA – Downtown Los [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 01/20/2018

As we are coming to an end of the first month this year, we see some favorable increments, one of the most being the increase in jobs in California. Namely, the unemployment rate is at record low, lowest since the current system of counting began. See what else is [...]

Infographic: Closing Chaos

While you might want your process of selling or buying your home to go as smoothly as possible, there might be certain reasons that disrupt it. Here are the most common ones home sellers experience:

Free Museum Days in LA

LA has a lot to offer. From musical and theatre events to Zumba and Yoga, everyone can find what they’re interested in. Today we have a list for history and art lovers, offering you all the museums that have free entrance around LA. Some offer free admission year-round or [...]

The Other Players In a Real Estate Transaction

Have you ever asked yourself how many people are working when you want to sell or buy a home? The work is not only done between you and your real estate agent. There are other people involved in the process as well, here's who they are and what they [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 01/13/2018

Stocks continued to rally  this week -  Yesterday, The Dow gained 228 points after Wells Fargo announced that the new tax law would result in a $3.35 billion tax reduction.  As companies estimate the tax savings, investors are seeing the magnitude in which profits will increase due to a [...]

2018 PACE Guide: Property Assessed Clean Energy Loans Updated

First established in 2008, PACE, or Property Assessed Clean Energy, programs are typically established by local governments, which tie the privately financed loans to a home and allow them to be repaid as line items on property tax bills. Beyond energy efficiency, the loans can be used for other [...]

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