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Technology, Inventory and Competition Among Firms’ Top Challenges: Realtors® Survey

WASHINGTON (August 22, 2017) – Keeping up with technology, maintaining sufficient inventory, competition from nontraditional participants and profitability are among the biggest challenges for real estate firms,  according to the National Association of Realtors® 2017 Profile of Real Estate Firms .

Conversely, for a third year in a row, the survey found the vast majority of firms have an optimistic outlook for the future of the industry’s growth. Although expectations have slightly… Read More

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Date: 1503429532

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State Lawmakers Should Greenlight Funding for Affordable Housing – Voice of San Diego


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State Lawmakers Should Greenlight Funding for Affordable Housing
Voice of San Diego
SB 2 by state Sen. Toni Atkins would generate about $230 million to $260 million annually through a $75 fee on documents in each real estate transaction, excluding home sales. The maximum total fee would be $225 per parcel. This permanent, ongoing
Nearly $20 billion could help build 70000 California affordable homes – but is it enough? Sacramento

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Date: 1503345618

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Five issues to watch in the California Legislature’s final month – Sacramento Bee

Oct. 20 Annual ‘Bike to Hope’ Presented by SB Architects and Sponsored by Hudson Pacific Partners Expected to Be … – Business Wire (press release)

Despite Panama Canal Expansion, Industrial Booms around Los Angeles and Long Beach – Urban Land

Upcoming Pasadena Courthouse Hearings – Pasadena Now

Valley Voices: Do we need another tax? Can we afford it?

In the 1970s’ hit by the Temptations “Ball of Confusion,” there’s a refrain that says “politicians say more taxes will solve everything…” Let’s see how many politicians will exploit the recent shootings in the High Desert and call for more taxes. Oh, that’s right, the plea has already begun!The Victorville City Council recently voted to place a measure on the ballot in November (http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170802/victorville-voters-will-decide-half- […]

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Date: 1503345521

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Letters to the Editor: 08-21-17

Ocean levelsWill the writer of a recent letter tell me how repositioned satellites effectively obstruct and alter the lunar influence of ocean levels?Sharon Fleming, HesperiaTaxes for police is not the answerThis is in response to the op-ed commentary regarding higher taxes for more police.The break-ins and crime in Apple Valley are out of control because the criminally active offspring of the […]

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Date: 1503345511

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Navy chief orders probe into Pacific fleet after collisions

Police: Barcelona attacker has been shot down