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75 percent of LA residents can’t afford to buy in LA

It takes a six-figure income to afford a typical home Home prices in Los Angeles are quickly getting out of reach for many residents, according to a new report from the California Association of Realtors. It finds that just one in four...Show More Summary

ICNY 18: Do it, own your own brokerage

The California Association of Realtors WomanUP! initiative has put forth the following objectives to empower women to take control of their careers: provide professional development, offer mentorship opportunities and create a community of support...

Decoding the broker/MLS cold war on consolidation

Why is the MLS so misunderstood? This timely question was posed by FBS CEO Michael Wurzer (provider of FlexMLS software), regarding the highly publicized MLS 2018 panel at the California Association of Realtors' annual meetings...

Why is the MLS so misunderstood?

Yesterday (January 10, 2018), the California Association of REALTORS® hosted a live Facebook video panel about MLSs. The panel was filled with excellent leaders from…Read Post The post Why is the MLS so misunderstood? appeared first on Flexmls.

GOP tax plan will be a bad hombre for the California housing market:  National Association of Realtors warns that prices can fall by 8 to 12 percent if tax plan is approved.

It seems like a lot of people are tripping over themselves regarding the GOP tax plan.  For California, the housing cheerleaders always trumpeted the massive amount of tax deductions you got when buying a ridiculous crap shack.  I always found this to be absurd.  You usually got “free market” thinkers on the economy but then […]

WomanUP!™ Inman Connect event is a pathway to a better business

Real estate has long been a field that provides a space for strong, independent women to build their businesses from scratch -- but there's still room for improvement, and that's why the California Association of Realtors (CAR) created the WomanUP! initiative: to elevate the entire industry...

California Realtors launch ballot drive to expand Prop. 13 for senior homeowners

The California Association of Realtors is backing a ballot measure to let homeowners 55 and older keep their lower Prop. 13 property tax assessments when moving anywhere in the state.

Calif. Realtors attack GOP tax reform’s homeowner provisions

The California Association of Realtors took out full-page ads in eight newspapers, saying tax reform "punishes" homeowners in the Golden State.

Forecast: California home prices will continue to rise in 2018

Home prices in California will continue to increase next year, but at a slower pace, said a forecast released Thursday by the California Association of Realtors. The median price of a home is expected to rise 4.2 percent in 2018 to $561,000, less than the expected 7.2 percent increase this year....

2018 housing will be ‘a tale of two markets’

California Association of Realtors Chief Economist Leslie Appleton-Young today presented the Association's 2018 Market Forecast, which showed signs of strong demand that will inevitably be tempered by a lack of supply and access to affordable housing...

Realtors forecast modest gains in home prices, sales in 2018

The median price of a California house is projected to rise 4.2 percent next year, the California Association of Realtors forecast says.

Where in SF can you buy for less than $900/foot?

Price per square foot of homes has more than doubled in five years The California Association of Realtors announced in July that San Francisco, once again, had the highest median home price in the state at $909 per square foot. For perspective, five years ago that same stat was $420/square foot. Show More Summary

Orange County homes can be 27% more affordable than Realtors say

Using ultra-conservative math, the California Association of Realtors determined you need to earn almost $158,000 a year to afford the typical Orange County house. But with alternate financing, you can actually buy that that house with an income as low as $95,000 a year.

Bay Area buyers need double the income to buy a home from five years ago

Realtors association complains of “severe lack of homes” for sale Blaming a “severe lack of homes for sale and high demand,” the California Association of Realtors (CAR) claims in a report released last week that it now takes almostShow More Summary

Hackers nab credit card data from up to 1,000 California Realtors

Hackers had access to up to 1,033 credit cards used to buy products last spring at the California Association of Realtors' online store.

What will it take to revive America’s record-low homeownership levels?

Heidi Maierhofer dropped everything to attend the National Association of Realtors' (NAR) Sustainable Homeownership Conference at the University of California, Berkeley. Struck by stories from colleagues who are facing low inventory issues and her own experiences in the San Francisco Bay Area Peninsula, she had a sense of urgency. Show More Summary

Zillow: In which U.S. markets does it ‘pay to rent’?

In March, the California Association of Realtors hosted a panel -- "The California Series: State of the State" -- revealing that overly strict building codes, an aversion to affordable housing in affluent neighborhoods, and, most of all, exorbitant cost of living is pushing California toward becoming a majority renter state. Show More Summary

What salary do you need to afford a home in LA?

Nearly $100,000, as it turns out A typical median-priced home in Los Angeles County out of reach for the vast majority of residents, according to a new analysis from the California Association of Realtors. According to the data, just 29 percent of potential homebuyers can afford a property at county’s median price of $485,800. Show More Summary

Income needed to afford an Orange County house now at $154,120 a year

The minimum income needed to afford a median-priced Orange County house was $154,120 a year during the first quarter of 2017, according to the California Association of Realtors.

California housing affordability gets a breather in Q1

Seasonal home price declines and robust income growth have helped bolster California housing affordability, according to the California Association of Realtors' Q1 affordability report...

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