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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...

CAR partners with immoviewer to offer 3-D home tours to Realtors

The California Association of Realtors (CAR) has been hunting for an "affordable and accessible agent-centric 3D tour software" for its members. Now, it's found a winner...

LA homes are selling in 30 days or less

And the number of homes sold is way up Sales of Los Angeles homes surged in March, according to a new report from the California Association of Realtors, while sale prices dropped off about 1 percent from February numbers. The median...Show More Summary

Existing house price nears record high

The median price of an existing single-family house in Orange County came within 2 percent, or $15,500, of the all-time high set before the housing crash, the California Association of Realtors reported Monday. The median house price for March was $760,000, CAR reported, vs. the June 2007 high of $774,424. CoreLogic data, due out next […]

3 obstacles pushing California toward majority renter status

"In a few years, California will be a majority renter state," predicted California Association of Realtors Chief Economist Leslie Appleton-Young during the association's "The California Series: State of the State" panel this week......

4 solar panel pitfalls I’ve faced with real estate clients

As Realtors, we are often asked if people should install solar panels. There is no question that the addition of solar panels is on the rise. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, “In 2015, California installed 3,266 MW of...

Judge rules antitrust claims against Realtor associations ‘plausible’

A federal judge is allowing antitrust claims against two California Realtor associations to go forward, keeping the fate of one of the nation's largest MLSs up in the air...

‘Where will our children live?’ Tackling housing affordability in California

Housing affordability problems in California remain real and pervasive, no matter who is in the White House. That was the message at last week’s California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.) Real Estate Summit, "Housing Affordability and California's Future.”...

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