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Mortgage Rates Drop to 10-Month Low in February

Posted on February 14, 2019 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

Based on Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage in the U.S. fell to a 10-month low in early February 2019. Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist reports, “The U.S. economy remains on solid ground, inflation is contained and the threat of higher short-term rates is fading from view, which has allowed […]

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Gov. Newsom Proposed Budget for California’s Housing Shortage

Posted on January 17, 2019 by Anthony Vulin in Uncategorized

Newsom’s proposal includes $7.7 billion in funding for programs and agencies related to housing and homelessness New California Gov. Gavin Newsom revealed his proposed state budget Thursday, emphasizing $1.75 billion in new funding that would be earmarked to address the state’s severe affordable housing shortage. During his campaign, Newsom pledged to oversee production of 3.5 million new units […]

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Monthly Meet Up For Investors

Posted on January 3, 2019 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

If you haven’t come to one of our meetups now is the perfect time to start coming! And we look forward to reconnecting with all our friends who have been joining us monthly in the past! JANUARY’S SESSION: will have a guest speaker flying down from San Francisco just for us! We are starting to […]

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Why You Should Buy in the Winter

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

‘Tis the season to buy a home! Spring and Summer are popular times of the year to purchase; school’s out and homes are flying off the market. But high temps bring high prices… And sometimes bigger headaches! So here’s why you should do some holiday home shopping In the winter instead! Low temps, lower prices: Homebuyers […]

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The worst times to travel this Christmas weekend

Posted on December 18, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

Driving to visit family and friends this Christmas? You’ll have a lot of company on the road— especially if you’re planning to head out of town Thursday afternoon. AAA and transportation analysis firm Inrix predict the absolute worst of holiday traffic in Los Angeles will rear its head from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, when trip times […]

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Good News For LA Buyers The Number Of Homes On The Market Is Going Up

Posted on December 4, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

The number of homes for sale in the Los Angeles area climbed more than 30 percent in October, nearly 30,000 homes were on the market in Los Angeles and Orange counties. That suggests the region’s sky-high home prices could continue to fall, as they did in September. During the month of October, inventory (the total number of […]

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Study Finds Wealth & Income Concentrated Among Business Owners & Landlords

Posted on November 27, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

Business owners and landlords tend to be about four times as wealthy as the average American, more than in almost any other country included in a new study. In the United States more than almost anywhere else, wealth and income are concentrated among business owners and landlords. That club, blessed by capitalism, is becoming increasingly […]

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2018 Thanksgiving Traffic Projected To Be Worse Than Last Year

Posted on November 20, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

Planning on traveling this Thanksgiving weekend? You’d do well not to hit the road between 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, according to a new report from AAA and transportation analyst INRIX. That’s when the report predicts traffic will reach peak congestion levels in Southern California, doubling the length of many cross-town trips. The most traffic-clogged stretch […]

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Prop 10 Falling In Polls, Even Among Democrats As Newsom Support Holds Strong

Posted on October 26, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

The prospect of a future with more rent control laws is looking less and less likely. A recent poll by the non-partisan Public Policy Institute of California shows that 60 percent of likely voters — and majorities in all major political parties — plan to vote no on Proposition 10 on November 6. The ballot […]

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WEST HOLLYWOOD HALLOWEEN CARNAVAL 2018

Posted on October 23, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Hollywood Hills, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

Each year, the City of West Hollywood hosts its incomparable Halloween Carnaval, one of the most unique Halloween gatherings in the world. This year’s West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval will take place on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on a one-mile stretch of Santa Monica Boulevard between Doheny Drive and La […]

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