SoCal Home Sales See Largest Jump in 3 Years

SoCal home sales rose 10.4 percent for the year ended in September 2019, the largest year-over year jump in nearly 3 years! For the month, 19,253 residences, newly built and existing homes, sold in the six-county region vs. 17,440 a year earlier, according to...

Huge Changes to “Bullet Train” Plan

Key California lawmakers have devised a plan to shift billions of dollars from the Central Valley bullet train to rail projects in SoCal and the Bay Area, a strategy that could crush the dreams of high-speed rail purists. The move is a response to Gov. Newsom’s plan...

First-Time Buyer Affordability Improves in 2019

With interest rates falling and home prices declining, 51 percent of renters qualify to be first-time buyers, according to a California Association of Realtors (CAR) first-time buyer financing index. The index measures buying conditions for hypothetical first-time...

July OC Calendar of Events

Sawdust Festival Through Sept. 2 Outdoor arts and crafts festival. Watch artists create their work and buy directly from the artists while enjoying the wonderful atmosphere. Time/Place: 935 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach Contact: 949-494-3030 /...