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Coronavirus Is Not Deterring Homebuyers

Posted on March 9, 2020 by Anthony Vulin in Uncategorized

Face masks and travel-sized bottles of hand sanitizer are becoming common sights in Los Angeles, where county officials declared a public health emergency Wednesday in response to the presence of six new cases of novel coronavirus.  Since then, four more new cases have been confirmed, and grocery stores are struggling to stock provisions like water and disinfecting wipes. But so […]

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Metro moves to expand transit to Whittier before 2028 Olympics

Posted on March 3, 2020 by Anthony Vulin in Uncategorized

Metro is moving forward with plans to bring light rail service from East Los Angeles to the Orange County-adjacent city of Whittier. The transit agency’s Board of Directors voted unanimously today to proceed with environmental review of the project, which would extend the existing L (formerly Gold) Line from East LA to the Gateway Cities.  The nine-mile rail […]

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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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Opinion: Smaller Units Mean More Housing That Is Less Expensive

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

We are in the midst of an affordable housing crisis where The Crown on Kings Road in West Hollywood is asking over $2,500 for a 400-square-foot studio apartment and most people can’t afford it. It’s not ok for a city to have an entry-level rental that so many people just can’t afford. Something has to […]

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Los Angeles encourages developers to build housing closer to transit areas

Posted on January 28, 2020 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

A proposal out of Sacramento to put denser housing near transit has divided Californians. But a similar program is already underway in the city of Los Angeles. It’s an incentive program called “Transit-Oriented Communities,” and it’s encouraging developers to build more housing units—including affordable ones available to tenants with qualifying incomes—near major public transportation stops. Experts agree that […]

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So, you want to move to LA? Here are a few things you should know

Posted on January 21, 2020 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

First thing first, 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 is home to more than 4 million people. That’s just the city of LA.  There are 87 other cities in Los Angeles County. Many of them, including […]

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What to expect in 2020 when buying a house in Los Angeles

Posted on January 17, 2020 by Anthony Vulin in Uncategorized

Homebuying in Los Angeles in 2020 is off to a busy start. Agents and real estate observers say that in the “lower” end of the market—where homes are priced below $1.5 million—the early action might be indicative of the year ahead. “It’s tighter in the lower price thresholds for sure,” says Jonathan Miller, whose real […]

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Home prices grew the most in the past years in these LA neighborhoods

Posted on January 6, 2020 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

In 2015, Chris Pouy’s realtor told him West Adams would be the next “it” neighborhood. Once he checked it out for himself, he didn’t have to be convinced. Central to the Westside and Downtown LA, its streets are lined with tall, bending palm trees and dotted with charming bungalows fronted by grassy lawns. Pouy owned a loft […]

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