California

California proposes subsidy to cover almost half the cost of first-time buyer’s homes

Lawmakers in California have come up with a dramatic new proposal that, if it comes into being, would offer hope…

1 year ago

COVID-19 AND THE STATE OF THE CALIFORNIA REAL ESTATE MARKET

You have heard the mantra a hundred times before: As California goes, so goes the nation. The mantra covers everything…

2 years ago

Wildfires cause slowdown in California home sales

Wildfire-prone areas in California are seeing home sales slow as insurers retreat from high-risk regions, The Wall Street Journal reported.…

3 years ago

California’s solar power requirement for new homes comes into effect

California now requires all newly constructed homes and low-rise apartment buildings to be equipped with rooftop solar panels, following a…

3 years ago

California looks to convert empty garages into living spaces

A number of U.S. states are considering easing zoning requirements to allow for more accessory dwelling units to be built…

3 years ago

California Governor signs rent control bill into law

California Governor Gavin Newsom last week signed into law new legislation that will place caps on rents throughout the state.…

3 years ago

California realtors oppose new rent control measures

Californian lawmakers last Wednesday approved a bill that, if it comes into effect, would lead to rents being capped throughout…

3 years ago

California threatens to fine cities that don’t build enough homes

The state of California is trying to address housing shortages with a new bill that gives it the power to…

3 years ago

California sues Huntington Beach over failure to build affordable housing

The state of California is suing the city of Huntington Beach for not building enough affordable homes for its residents.

4 years ago

Hundreds of homes destroyed in worst-ever California wildfires

Some 42 people are confirmed killed, with more than 200 missing as three wildfires swept through California this week, razing…

4 years ago