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Should You Move To LA?

Posted on May 21, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

Thinking about moving to Los Angeles? The first thing you should know: LA is massive. This fact informs nearly all of the advice that follows. The city of Los Angeles is about half the size of Rhode Island, and it’s home to more than 4 million people. That’s just the city of LA. There are 87 other […]

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4 Reasons Spring Is A Great Time To Buy A Home!

Posted on May 18, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 6.6% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 4.3% over the next year. The […]

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Fast Pace Home Buying For 2018

Posted on May 18, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

All-cash sales have constituted nearly a third of all home purchases nationwide for the last few months. While this is lower than the 40 percent rate of all-cash sales seen in 2012 and 2013, when the recovery started, and buyers began taking advantage of slipping and foreclosed homes in earnest, it’s still far higher than […]

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A Real Estate Reckoning

Posted on May 16, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

This year looks as if it will be especially brutal. In most markets, supply continues to evaporate. Overall inventory decreased over the last 43 straight months, and the number of available starter homes was down 14.2 percent year over year in the first quarter of 2018. Slim pickings mean this spring and summer, traditionally the […]

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Fewer Homes, Higher Prices, And Faster Deals

Posted on May 16, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

  Photo By: Chris Franco In this market’s limited supply, home buying today has led to higher prices and more frustration. Weathering housing crashes and watching neighborhoods bounce back we haven’t witnessed anything like the buyer behavior we are seeing this spring. People are tired of looking at homes and losing bidding wars, buyers are increasingly […]

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10 DO’s AND DON’Ts When preparing for a home loan

Posted on April 25, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, West Hollywood

If you’re thinking of purchasing a home, you may have many questions. Here are a few do’s and don’ts to prepare yourself for a home loan.   Number 1: Don’t apply for new credit of any kind. Number 2: Do keep all existing credit card accounts open. Number 3: Don’t MAX OUT or overcharge existing […]

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The First Los Angeles Project For Studio Gang: A Wavy, 26-Story Tower In The Heart Of Chinatown

Posted on April 19, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Real Estate

The widely respected, Chicago based architectural firm Studio Gang has signed on to design a 26-story apartment and hotel tower inChinatown. Having already numerous designs all over the country and around the world, Studio Gang is one of the most widely respective firms in the country. In the U.S. alone they hold designs spanning from San Francisco, […]

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Inflation May Be A Forewarning On A Rate Hike In June

Posted on April 17, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Uncategorized

Two indicators of inflation this week showed rising wholesale and consumer prices, giving more credence to the likelihood the Federal Reserve will continue hiking interest rates. Wednesday’s report on consumer prices showed inflation over the last 12 months is up 2.4 percent, according to the consumer price index, a metric of prices on common consumer […]

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Long awaited people mover at LAX APPROVED!!!

Posted on April 12, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Uncategorized

  To applause from a City Hall audience, the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved up to $4.9 billion to design, build, operate and maintain an elevated train that will whisk passengers in and out of LAX’s central terminal area and carry them to a car rental facility, a ground transportation hub and a […]

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Helpful Timeline – How Long It Can Take To Buy A Home

Posted on April 4, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Uncategorized

  How long does it take to buy a house? It’s a question many people ask, especially for those who hope to time their home purchase when their rental lease is up. Or when you’re closing on the sale of your old home. Or any number of other time-sensitive situations. While timing a home purchase is tricky and will vary […]

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