Housing Market

Housing Market

Builders Say Union-Backed Wage Bill Could Raise Housing Costs

By Philip Molnar The latest fight between the homebuilding industry and unions is brewing in Sacramento over a bill that could require higher wages to workers on many residential projects.

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Orange County Homebuilding Soared in 2016

By Jeff Collins Homebuilding and new home sales soared in Orange County last year, driven by job growth, rising demand and an abundant supply of new home projects to choose

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Measure S: 8 Things To Know About LA’s Anti-Development Ballot Measure

By Jenna Chandler The fight over tall buildings, neighborhood character, and how to add much-needed density to Los Angeles is playing out as a clash between homeowners and real estate

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January Home Sales and Price Report

California’s housing market started the year on a high note, following up on December’s strong showing with higher sales both on a monthly and yearly basis in January, the CALIFORNIA

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SoCal Caps 2016 With Steady Home Price Growth And Modest Sales Gain

By Andrew LePage Southern California’s housing market closed 2016 with the highest median sale price in nine years, continued steady price growth, slightly higher full-year sales than in 2015, record

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Are Inland Empire Residents Locked Out of the Housing Market?

By Kelsi Maree Borland Things are bad on the home front for California and the Inland area. New single-family home construction is far below demand, and while new-home prices in

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Home Prices Hit Peak Levels In Majority of Metro Areas, Fourth Quarter Data Show

By Troy McMullen The best quarterly sales pace of the year pushed available housing supply to record lows and caused price appreciation to slightly speed up in the final three

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Why Falling Home Prices Could Be a Good Thing

By Conor Dougherty – Suppose there were a way to pump up the economy, reduce inequality and put an end to destructive housing bubbles like the one that contributed to

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Middle-class Workers in California are Struggling to Find Homes They Can Afford

By Kevin Smith – Oscar Sol has spent the past five months searching for a home he can afford to buy. But so far, he has struck out. “I’m looking

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South County Is Where The Land Is

By Carrie Rossenfeld South County remains one of the only places in San Diego County where a large, master-planned community can be introduced, and it offers more-affordable product relative to