Housing Recovery slowdown in Southern California

Some of the wind appears to have gone out of the sails of the southern California real estate market. Unlike the first half of 2013 when home prices and demand spiked upwards sharply, 2014 appears to have gotten off to a distinctly different start. Home prices in January 2014 fell by 3.68 percent compared to … Continue reading Housing Recovery slowdown in Southern California

The Real Estate Market Over the Last Four Decades

Historically, the real estate market, over time, is always positive. Data includes a consistent upward trend, regardless of the occasional down housing or commercial real estate market. Except for investors who enjoy "flipping" new home purchases quickly, real estate is a long-term asset for most homeowners. Looking at data since the 1970s, you'll see the … Continue reading The Real Estate Market Over the Last Four Decades

Strong Escrow Support for Growing SoCal Market Activity

Given the latest property market updates for California real estate, one can't be blamed for wondering if the state's regional markets will slow down a little come winter time. However, any minor retrenchment in sales is likely to be offset by continued growth in 2014 when it gets warmer again. Southern California in particular has … Continue reading Strong Escrow Support for Growing SoCal Market Activity