Realty Views: Let’s Tear Up Proposition 13 – Again!

In the 40-plus years since Proposition 13 was passed in California to reform the state’s property tax structure, there seems to have been no...

Realty Views: Is Bigger Better When It Comes To Homes?

Bigger is not necessarily better when it comes to selling a home in these times, as a definite shift in tastes, economics and lifestyles...

Realty Views: New Trends In Housing Markets

While there is plenty of antidotal evidence and talk about residents leaving California and a shifting of housing markets, new statistical information appears to...

Housing Not Heading For A Big Fall

While  talk of a housing slowdown  brings visions of the Great Recession home-price bubble and the calamity that it caused across the economic landscape,...

HealthWise

Heart failure is becoming a more common health care term. On first reference, it may seem like the heart is no longer working. However,...

The Plight Of California Renters

It is no secret that our state has some of the highest costs in the nation when it comes to housing and other items...

Appraisal Regulation Battle Heats Up

A battle is brewing behind the scenes in the mortgage industry between regulators and appraisers over new proposed regulations that would streamline many residential...

Realty Views: Wealth Gap Widened By Foreclosures

As the experts analyze and debate the latest economic data, the conversation about when the next downturn will come and how bad will it...

Perspectives On Downtown Long Beach

Charlie Beirne General Manager, Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center The Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center is very fortunate to be a part of the...

Small Business Dollars & Sense: 4 Tips To Running A Greener Business

As the world becomes more environmentally conscious, more and more small business owners are beginning to look at environmental initiatives as necessities rather than...

Realty Views: No Clear Path To Fire Prevention

California recently endured the worst period of wildfires and resulting real estate destruction in its history. Many lives were lost and thousands more destroyed...

HealthWise: Catching Pancreatic & Liver Cancer Early

The American Cancer Society estimates that about 55,440 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and approximately 42,220 will be diagnosed...

Small Business Dollars & Sense: Improve Customer Reach – Three Tips On Enhancing...

With new growth opportunities in an evolving digital world, it continues to be beneficial and essential for small businesses to ensure their leading sales...

Realty Views: Mortgage Availability Is Up – And The Numbers Show It

One of the more crushing outcomes of the housing bubble of a decade ago was what it did to lending and the availability of...

Realty Views: Are Home Markets At A Plateau?

It never fails to happen. Every time there is a market surge in real estate – be it residential, commercial or industrial – at...

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