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Southern California housing, Slowest sales and highest prices

Posted on August 11, 2020 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

Southern California house hunters, challenged by a pandemic, bought the fewest homes in any June on record while record-low mortgage rates helped push the median selling price to an all-time high. DQ News/CoreLogic reported on Wednesday, July 22 that buyers closed purchases of 17,678 residences — existing and newly built — in June in the […]

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Los Angeles County home prices up by 4%

Posted on August 4, 2020 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

A new housing report shows Southern California home prices continued to rise in June, thanks to low mortgage rates and a constrained supply of homes for sale. Los Angeles County single-family home sellers experienced an average gain of 4% over prices in June 2019, a same-home sales comparison by CoreLogic showed Tuesday, Aug. 4. L.A. […]

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How The Housing Market Remains Strong in Southern California Q&A

Posted on July 31, 2020 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

Southern California’s real estate market has seen its share of ups and downs in recent years.Dealing with the initial effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the housing market. We had questions answered on what the pandemic means for buyers and sellers no matter what their income bracket is.  Has the pandemic tanked the real estate […]

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Average U.S. mortgage rate falls below 3% for the first time

Posted on July 20, 2020 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

The average mortgage rate fell to 2.98% this week, breaking the 3% threshold for the first time, as investors concerned about a resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic fled to the safety of the bond markets and the Federal Reserve continued to scoop up securities backed by home loans. The average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage fell to the […]

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Housing Market reacts to 4.8 Million New Jobs in June

Posted on July 6, 2020 by Anthony Vulin in Market Update, Real Estate, Uncategorized

In a big surprise this week, U.S. employers added a much-larger-than-expected 4.8 million workers to payrolls last month. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. unemployment rate also fell to 11.1 percent. Market reaction was swift from U.S. housing industry association experts on the surge in job creation in June 2020.  […]

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How Resilient Is the Housing Market?

Posted on June 29, 2020 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

The housing market is recovering much faster than most other sectors in the economy in the current recession. But will it last? Unemployment remains high—at around 13%—and economic forecasters predict unemployment likely will remain elevated for the remainder of the year. However, economists believe housing will be able to weather most of the economic storm. […]

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Getting around LA safely during the coronavirus outbreak

Posted on March 23, 2020 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

Amid an outbreak of novel coronavirus, local officials have ordered Los Angeles County residents to stay at home, unless engaging in “essential activities.” Still, whether stocking up on groceries or commuting to jobs deemed “essential,” many people still need to get around the city. If you’re wondering how best to do that, here’s a rundown of the […]

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Democrats plan to help low-income renters who are struggling and here’s how

Posted on February 25, 2020 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

The affordable housing crisis is affecting almost everyone in America. First-time middle-class homebuyers can’t afford to buy homes. High-income earners in expensive coastal markets have trouble making rent. Low-income earners struggle with rent everywhere. This has made housing affordability a national election issue for the first time in decades. Democratic candidates for president have released detailed housing plans that attack the problem from a number […]

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The Collective Realty in Los Angeles Wins Best L.A. Real Estate Agency for the Third Time

Posted on February 17, 2020 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / February 6, 2020 / Anthony Vulin’s real estate firm, The Collective, has won Best LA Real Estate Agency for the third consecutive year. The award was presented at Blade Magazine’s Best of LA Awards. Three consecutive wins for The Collective is a huge reason to celebrate for L.A.’s hippest boutique real […]

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Why California’s Up Zoning Bill Failed

Posted on February 10, 2020 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

As you glide westward on the light-rail train that travels from Downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica, there’s a place where it feels like you’re traveling somewhere in the south of France. From the windows of the E Line (formerly known as the Expo Line), the bustling LA streets give way to pastel stucco homes […]

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