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Millennials Are Buying in the "Burbs"

Millennials Are Buying in the “Burbs”

It was only a matter of time. Literally. As millennials grow older, get married, have children, they are seeking out bigger houses and better schools. That means the suburbs. They are also getting tired of paying higher urban rents and watching those rents rise. Just 17 percent of millennials bought homes in urban or central […]

Home Prices Continue Increase

Home Prices Continue Increase

Home prices have been climbing throughout 2015. On Tuesday, January 26, 2016, S&P Dow Jones Indices published the November report and the gains continue.  The second chart shows how the 20 cities have done since the S&P/Case-Shiller National Home Price Index bottomed in January 2012. Following is the Case-Shiller data for Los Angeles from 1980 […]

What's up?  Home Prices

What’s up? Home Prices

The  S & P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices have been published as of the end of the third quarter 2013.    Standard and Poor’s 500 Index collects information on the prices of homes in 20 cities across the country.  Below is the graph for Los Angeles.* Los Angeles Case-Shiller Graph as of September 2013. The highest index […]

Home Prices Continue to Rise

Home Prices Continue to Rise

Data released by S&P Case-Shiller indices indicate that in the Los Angeles area, prices are still on the rise. Increases for Los Angeles are 2.58% which is somewhat higher than the 20-city or 10-city national composite of 2.45% and 2.48%, respectively. S&P Case Shiller index ending June 30, 2013 Click on image to visit the […]

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Prices Stable (

According to the information collected by, prices in California and the Los Angeles Metro area are stabilizing and showing a modest uptick. This information is consistent with the information from and the Case-Shiller indices from Standard and Poors. It is good news for buyers who have been on the sidelines waiting for the […]