Market Insights

HOW NEW TAX REFORM WILL IMPACT CALIFORNIA HOUSING MARKET

What does the Congress approved $1.5 trillion tax bill mean for California homebuyers? Partners Trust’s Chief Economist and Vice President of Business Intelligence, Selma Hepp, addressed the larger implications of the “so-called” Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on California’s...

REAL ESTATE & ECONOMIC FORECAST FOR 2018

Pacific Union held its first annual Los Angeles Real Estate and Economic Forecast in partnership with John Burns Real Estate Consulting in order to project market activity through 2020. Below are some key, high-level takeaways from the live event. Watch the full...

CURRENT FORECAST OF LA HOUSING MARKET

Houses for sale in Los Angeles County in short supply and new residential development is not keeping pace. Zillow has forecast house prices in Los Angeles to rise throughout 2018 while CAR shows it moderating. Keep in mind that a lot depends on the political climate...

CASH IS STILL KING IN LA REAL ESTATE MARKET

Cash is Still King!  20% of real estate transactions in SoCal are all cash -- dominated by children of wealthy parents, and tech execs (no surprise there). But if you are not an all cash buyer, there are strategies for making your offer very appealing and wining out...

DEMAND FOR LA REAL ESTATE CONTINUES TO RISE

Demand for Los Angeles real estate continues to rise in most neighborhoods county-wide and the market’s steady growth has made it an attractive investment for buyers, both local and global, as is evident in the amount of residential sales this quarter.  LA Real Estate...