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Current MLS Sales Statistics for Hollywood Hills

Filed in Real Estate News by on January 29, 2016
Current MLS Sales Statistics for Hollywood Hills

The image below is the statistics from the Multiple Listing Service  [MLS] for the area of Los Angeles known as Hollywood Hills East.  The data is from the past two years (24 months)

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Case-Shiller Data Shows Pronounced Increases in Los Angeles

Filed in Real Estate News by on January 28, 2016
Case-Shiller Data Shows Pronounced Increases in Los Angeles

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 […]

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Prices, Sales in So Cal rise in December 2015

Filed in Real Estate News by on January 22, 2016
Prices, Sales in So Cal rise in December 2015

According C.A.R. Vice President and Chief Economist Leslie Appleton-Young, “In line with our forecast, California’s housing market experienced strong sales and price growth throughout last year, with the median price increasing 6.2 percent for the year as a whole to reach $474,420 in 2015.  Looking forward, we expect the foundation for the housing market to […]

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Home Prices Jump 6.2% in November

Filed in Real Estate News by on January 20, 2016
Home Prices Jump 6.2% in November

According to the Los Angles Times: Home prices in Los Angeles and Orange counties jumped 6.2% in November compared with a year earlier, and prices in San Francisco kept soaring, according to results from the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller index released Tuesday. The Southern California numbers are higher than the national increase of 5.3%. Analysts said the […]

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Prices in LA Are Rising

Filed in Real Estate News by on January 21, 2014
Prices in LA Are Rising

In December 2013, the median sold price for Single Family Homes in the City of Los Angeles was up 41% compared to December 2012! (576,500 – 2013 vs. 410,000 – 2012)  Clarus Market Metrics. Statistics are from the MLS for Los Angeles.

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S&P Index Shows Prices Rising in L.A.

Filed in Real Estate News by on January 5, 2014
S&P Index Shows Prices Rising in L.A.

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.* The highest index of 273.80 was in 2006 at the height […]

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Housing Prices Up in December

Filed in Real Estate News by on December 21, 2013
Housing Prices Up in December

According to a recent article in the Los Angeles Times,  indications are that Southern California home prices are up as of December 2013.  Southern California’s median price* hit $395,000 after being flat for six months.  The increase is a 2.6% gain over November and a 22% gain from the same period last year. According to […]

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Los Angeles Home Prices Continue to Rise

Filed in Real Estate News by on August 5, 2013
Los Angeles 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. Interestingly enough, there are two opposing pressures on the housing market: The rise in […]

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California Home Prices: A History

Filed in Real Estate News by on February 26, 2013
California Home Prices: A History

Over the past 42 years, home prices have risen in California almost every year, and they’re back on the rise.

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January Home Sales Highest Since 2007

Filed in Real Estate News by on February 21, 2013
January Home Sales Highest Since 2007

Southern California’s housing market started 2013 with the highest January home sales in six years as sales to investors and cash buyers hovered near record levels and move-up activity remained relatively brisk. The median price paid for a Southland home dipped slightly from December, as it normally does, but jumped 23.5 percent above the year-ago […]

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