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This City Councillor doesn't want the Trump sign in Vancouver

Vancouver City Councillor Kerry Jang says the Trump brand, which is now synonymous with bigotry and sexism, goes against the values Canada stands for.

LA rents are the 6th priciest in the country

Tied with Oakland A new analysis from rental listing website Zumper ranks Los Angeles as the sixth priciest rental market nationwide, tied with Oakland and behind San Francisco, New York, Boston, San Jose, and Washington D.C. Zumper looked at 1 million active listing in 100 U.S. Show More Summary

This is where the ultra-wealthy want to put their cash: Knight Frank

Expectations for rising interest rates haven't dampened the appetite of the world's ultra-wealthy to scoop up property investments.

LJ Hooker launches new venture empowering vendors to sell their own homes

AFR reports that the business will run as a stand-alone entity and include the assistance of a Settl estate agent if the vendor wishes to have assistance with services such as open-for-inspections and auctions.

State bill aims to keep rent in rent-controlled units low—even after tenants move out

This could be big for LA renters State Assemblymember Richard Bloom has introduced a bill that would allow cities to make it illegal for the owners of rent-controlled buildings to hike rents after tenants move out. The bill would repeal...Show More Summary

Asia's rich favor homes in UK, Singapore: Knight Frank

Nicholas Holt of Knight Frank discusses the results of the real estate services company's latest wealth report.

Divine Spanish-style in Toluca Lake once belonged to silent film star

Now asking $5.65M Overlooking the Lakeside Golf Club, this glamorous Spanish Colonial Revival offers a balanced mix of Hollywood history and modern amenities. Built in 1927, it counts several celebrities among its former residents. Silent film starlet Billie Dove—proclaimed the “most beautiful woman in Hollywood" by studio mogul Louis B. Show More Summary

Checking in on the Salesforce Tower construction

San Francisco’s tallest building is coming along beautifully Downtown workers and residents who pa by the behemoth Salesforce Tower at Mission and First streets have seen this monument to vertical beauty rise before their eyes over the last few years. Show More Summary

Analysis shows investors’ continued faith towards Purplebricks post-Brexit

An analysis of estate agents who were quoted on the London Stock Exchange suggests that almost all the traditional firms have suffered since the EU Referendum while Purplebricks has succeeded, reports Estate Agent Today.

49ers’ Colin Kaepernick sells San Jose home

Comes with a unique $300,000 renovation Civil rights champion and 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sold his San Jose home this week. Landing on the market last December for $2,895,000, the property at 4903 Eastbourne Court pulled in...Show More Summary

Skid Row building owner uses sprinklers to drive away homeless residents

It’s not a new tactic Property owners in the Skid Row area have long held that the city does too little to prevent homeless residents from camping outside of their buildings. Now, as the LA Downtown News reported last week, one landlord...Show More Summary

City Council rejects landmark status for Bob Hope estate in Toluca Lake

The L.A. City Council has voted against granting historic status to the 1939 Bob and Dolores Hope estate after a heated battle that pitched daughter Linda Hope against Councilman David Ryu. The Council voted 8-2 in favor of landmark status for the Toluca Lake estate on Tuesday, but the motion required...

Real Estate Investar Group reports positive start to first half of FY 2017

The REV Group started 2017 strongly with January 1 delivering a significant year on year improvement in revenue, total membership and sales of the Premium Membership products.

Spring housing already overheating—think 60 offers on one house

"All signs are showing that homes this spring will be much less affordable than last year," warns one economist.

City Council denies landmark status for Bob Hope’s house

Hope’s daughter says she wants to sell the house and give the proceeds to charity The Los Angeles City Council voted today not to name Bob and Dolores Hope’s longtime residence a Historic-Cultural monument at the request of the couple’s...Show More Summary

Monthly US home-price gains reach a 2½-year high

The S&P Case-Shiller CoreLogic Home Price Index rose 5.8 percent year over year in December.

Recent rainstorms have cleaned up LA’s air

Bad air days were reduced by one-fifth After a series of powerful rain storms, Los Angeles skies haven’t just looked clearer—they actually are cleaner, reports KPCC. From November 2016 to February 2017—the seventh wettest winter on the...Show More Summary

Not cool: Drivers are parking in new protected bike lanes

Confusion sets in after the new lane appears Whether with or without human drivers, vehicles have overtaken the city of San Francisco now more than ever. So much so that, usually in violation of law, drivers seem to assume carte blanche membership when it comes to roads. Show More Summary

WeWork worth a $20 billion valuation?

Ed Lee, Recode managing editor, discusses the news that SoftBank is close to finalizing a major investment into WeWork which pushes the co-working company's valuation to about $20 billion.

Home buyers flock to Los Angeles open house

The spring housing rush has officially begun out in the west, amid a time where housing supply is not meeting its demand. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.

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