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Local Rents Down

Have you noticed more lawn signs than last year advertising apartments for rent? Well, you could be seeing a trend. Santa Monica rents have decreased over 10% since the Coronavirus lockdown began on...

 

Santa Monica Plaza Project Moves Forward

By Leonard “Guzz” Brophy IV In a blow to zero-growth extremists and to the benefit of a community suffering in a coronavirus-created economic downturn, the Santa Monica City Council voted 6-1 on Tuesday for the City to renew negotiations with a...

 

Ground Broken on 34 Venice Apartments

Venice Community Housing is redoing its headquarters to include, well, housing. The Rose Avenue Apartments, located at 718. E Rose Avenue, will include 4 stories and 35 apartments. 34 very low-income...

 

Goodbye, California Zoning Laws.

by Alyssa Erdley News with Attitude Between the State Senate and the State Assembly, nine bills are under consideration that would drastically change the balance of power regarding land use and zoning in California. Each bill seeks to solve the...

 

The Illusion of a California Housing Crisis Versus the True Need for More Infrastructure, Including Water

by Alyssa Erdley News with Attitude The State Legislature has been working hard to attempt to squeeze 1.8 million more units of housing into the state before 2029 by producing at least nine land-use proposals this year, each of which either enable,...

 

Olson Joins Vars Real Estate in Culver City

Jake Olson is the latest addition to the team at Vars Real Estate. Jake earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Finance from California State University, Fresno in 2013. He went on to serve in the...

 

Jefferson Business Park Sells For $73.5 million

While the price of homes I Culver City has skyrocketed in recent years business properties are also keeping up with the increase in value. Redcar Properties has acquired the Westside Jefferson...

 

Real Estate Corner

Some colleges and universities consider a parent’s home-equity when doling out loans or grants for incoming students, but others don’t even ask. DEAR DAVE: Our son is a senior in high school and...

 

Realty News Roundup

Retiring overseas is a dream that many Americans share, but living well on less is a constant in retirement planning. If life in the U.S. seems as if it would overstretch your assets, you might want to consider moving abroad. Moving overseas takes...

 

"Bulls, Bears and People from Connecticut": A Look A Current State of Culver City Real Estate Market

An increasing number of my clients have asked whether the real estate market is still rising and if we are still in a Seller’s Market and if so how long before we might see a correction? Many people have heard nation or local chatter about slowing...

 

Updates on some Infamous Haunted Properties

DEAR DAVE: Is the house that was the setting for “The Amityville Horror” movie still standing? ANSWER: Yes, the three-story Dutch Colonial is still standing in the village of Amityville in the...

 

Real Estate Roundup

Millennials Prefer Homes Over Marriage First comes the house and then maybe marriage or children, according to surveyed millennials detailed in Bank of America’s 2018 Homebuyer Insights Report, which was culled from 2,000 consumer responses. The...

 

Limits on Flags at Home Raise Legal Issues

DEAR DAVE: I live in Orange County but read your newspaper on the internet. I put a large American flag on my front-lawn earlier this month to mark Columbus Day but was soon issued a citation from...

 

Realty Roundup

A combination of high home prices and eroding affordability is expected to cut into housing demand and contribute to a weaker housing market in 2019, and 2018 home sales will end this year by registering lower for the first time in four years,...

 

AVOID THESE 'TOP 10 BUYER TURNOFFS'

Homeowners who want to sell quickly and for top-dollar should first clean up their house, a survey says. Other big turnoffs include uncontrolled animals and odors from last night’s dinner. DEAR...

 

Realty Roundup

Mortgage Rates Jump to 7-Year High Freddie Mac, the quasi-government agency that helps to provide home-byers and refinancers with the cash they need to get new loans, said on Oct. 11 that its weekly poll of lenders shows that mortgage rates have...

 

Tips for Owners with Loved One Afflicted by Dementia

Real Estate Corner Tips for Owners with Loved One Afflicted by Dementia By David W. Myers DEAR DAVE: I quit my full-time office job last year and started working from home so I could care for my mom,...

 

Realtors to Convene in Long Beach

California realtors and related professionals will gather for their statewide convention from Oct. 9 through Oct. 11 at the Long Beach Convention Center. The annual show is the largest real estate convention in the state. It is organized by the...

 

Homeowners, New Buyers should Double-Check Insurance

DEAR DAVE: We received a letter from the company that provides our homeowners insurance policy, urging us to upgrade our current “actual cash value” coverage to something called “replacement...

 

Time to get Ready for Colder Months Ahead

With Autumn almost here, homeowners should act now to make sure that their property is ready to “weather” the rain that (hopefully) lies soon ahead. DEAR DAVE: I recently noticed that the paint...

 

Realty Roundup

The powerful California Association of Realtors is stepping-up its campaign for voters to approve Prop. 5 on the statewide November ballot but reject Prop. 10. The upcoming election is “critical to addressing California’s housing crisis through...

 

Real Estate Corner

DEAR DAVE: My husband and I are getting divorced. He has a good job and wants to keep our house, so he says that he’ll make all of the future mortgage payments if I agree to sign a “quitclaim deed...

 

'Airbnb' NYC Lawsuit may Impact Culver

In a major lawsuit that has started in New York but could spread all the way to Culver City, Airbnb is suing the city of New York over a new law that allows local officials to collect data on Airbnb hosts, including names and addresses. Airbnb...

 

Victims of Wildfires Must be Wary of Scams

Thousands of wildfire survivors face a long road recovering from the devastating fires that have destroyed or damaged thousand of homes in California. But now, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is warning against a new threat: Unlicensed contractors...

 

'COMFORT LETTER' MAY SMOOTH LOAN PROCESS

DEAR DAVE: My employer was nice enough to give me a full year off of work when my husband and I had our first baby in April of last year. Now I am back at work and we want to buy our first home, but t...

 

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