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Real Estate Market Report for Los Feliz, CA. 90027

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Real Estate Market Report for Los Feliz, CA. 90027

Real Estate Market Report for Los Feliz, CA. 90027   The Single-Family Market in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles has been cooling over the past few months. Prices flattened out. Despite that if you look at the current rate of sale versus the amount of inventory you will notice that despite this Los Feliz is still in a Seller’s Market.  I attribute this phenomenon to the significant demand and that there is little inventory available. The 90027-zip code is famous for having modest size lots compared to other parts of Los Angeles. Land is at a premium. There are virtually no homes on lots larger than a half an acre of land. On the other hand, there are some premium priced homes that are virtually inside Griffith Park and it gives the feel as if your back yard is Griffith Park, which consists of approximately 4310 acres of land. This in turn is the largest Urban Park in North America. Check out one my posts where I have written about it (    http://actvra.in/4Qsr          ) As of this writing:  The Median List Price is: $1,995,000.00 The Average Days on Market (DOM) is 124                                  There are currently 53 homes on the Market                                  The Asking Price Per Square Foot is $695                                   The most Expensive Listing is: $6.195,000.00                                   The Least Expensive Listing is: $730,000.00 Breaking the down the properties into four Quartiles the numbers become very interesting: The First Quartile of the Market or the top .25%: The Median Price is $3,997,000 and the median living sq. ft. is approximately 5,020 and it sits on 0.25 -0.50 acres of land consisting of 5 bedrooms and 4 baths. The average Days on Market is around 218 (DOM). The Second Quartile of the Market or the second .25%: The Median Price is $2,395,000 and the median living sq. ft. is approximately 3,650 and it sits on 6500-8,000 sq. ft. of land consisting of 4 bedrooms and 4 baths. The average Days on Market is around 103 (DOM). The Third Quartile of the Market or the third .25%: The Median Price is $1,599,000 and the median living sq. ft. is approximately 2,600 and it sits on 6500-8000 sq. ft. of land consisting of 4 bedrooms and 3 baths. The average Days on Market is around 78 (DOM). The Fourth Quartile of the Market of the bottom .25%: The Median Price is $1,172,500 and the median living sq. ft. is approximately 1810 and it sits on 1000 – 4500 sq. ft. of land and generally had 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. The average Days on Market is around 100 (DOM).                                 ...

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When is the best time to buy a home?

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When is the best time to buy a home?

When is the best time to buy a home? The age old question has been debated since the time people started buying and selling homes. There has been many varied opinions and rationalizations about this subject. Hence I decided to share my advice and shed light on this age old question. My advice is based on 20+ years of selling Real Estate. The best time to buy a home is when there is less competition. This statement might seem simplistic never the less it is very true. Let’s face it, there are many factors, number of choices of homes as well as price ranges which are always fluctuating no matter when you start your search to buy a home. There is one constant, when there are more people buying the buyer is at a disadvantage. On the other hand when there are fewer buyers, than the buyer has the advantage. Just to be clear, it does not matter whether it is a sellers or a buyers’ market. So with that said the best time to buy is during the Holiday Season. Most people especially buyers and sellers focus on the Holidays, instead of the buying or selling of a home. Therefore, from Thanksgiving to the New Year we are more focused on other aspects of our lives and the home buying process is on the back burner for most people. Traditionally my Real Estate Activity from November to January consists of helping the more serious and focused buyers and sellers, strictly because they are the only ones who are contacting me at this time period of the year. It is actually nice, because I do not have to sort through and determine who are the professional lookers or those who are just beginning to contemplate the idea of buying vs. the ones that are ready to buy. Sellers are just as focused, they are ready to sell, not just test the market. They want or need to sell therefore they appreciate serious buyers as well. No need to prepare the home for “lookers” they are preparing for the showings knowing that there are serious buyers out there. Keep in mind there are other great times to buy and sell, in my experience I found that the Holidays are always the best time. Just to give you an example the same strategy works on Long Weekends like Labor Day, Memorial Day and Fourth of July too. The holiday distractions favor the serious buyers. If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury home, luxury investment real estate, luxury vacation homes, or luxury beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Marina Del Rey, Venice or Malibu, feel free to contact me at me at 10.486.1002 (m) or homes@endrebarath.com or visit one of my websites at http://www.endrebarath.com.  I am a pet friendly realtor and I contribute a portion of my commission to local animal rescue organizations.  ...

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Thanksgiving: I challenge you to rediscover the “Joy” of this Holliday! Have a Happy Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving: I challenge you to rediscover the “Joy” of this Holliday! Have a Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving: I challenge you to rediscover the ‘Joy ‘of this Holliday! Have a Happy Thanksgiving! 2015! I look back over the years and reflect on the wonderful memories that I had and recall fondly being with family and friends at this particular Holiday. It has always been a favorite holiday of mine. This is such an “American” holiday. It conjures up images of the Pilgrims sitting down to a feast with the local Indians. I recall funny moments being shared at the Dinner Table, Kitchen Preparations and some of the disasters we all laughed about. It brings me back memories of a less hustle and bustle time. An era of no smart phones, no internet, instead of shared stories of moments and family histories around the dinner table and in the living room as well as in the kitchen. It brings back to me a time of carefully planned, prepared expansive assortment of foods and the mouthwatering side dishes and snacks, but the best part was hanging out with family and friends. Sadly many are not hear anymore except in our hearts and in our photo albums, you know the printed as well as the digital versions. This holiday allows me to feel extra Patriotic as well as being a proud home owner. The moments that we experienced and created in our homes were so meaningful. Weather that home was a two story house, or a one story house, weather it was a triplex or a duplex it did not matter, what was important to me, that we were with the ones that meant the most to us. As I look back I also see how the times changed and I started preparing and cooking the Thanksgiving Dinners as well as checking my emails, never the less this holiday remains very special to me. I have always felt that the business world and the shopping malls and stores have disrespected this holiday, by not giving enough attention to it and rather glancing over it to focus on the holidays that follow after it. So with that said I continue my crusade of focusing on the Thanksgiving Holiday. Needless to say I have written many posts about this… so I will enclose some here below as well. At the same time I would like to challenge you all to focus on this holiday, but more importantly focus on your family and friends. Now with that said start preparing and enjoy one of the most Patriotic American Holidays: HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!   http://endrebarath.com/thanksgiving-books-fo-2014-memories-linger http://endrebarath.com/thanksgiving-dining-in-marina-del-rey-ca/ http://endrebarath.com/thanksgiving-is-right-around-the-corner-20-days-and-counting/ http://activerain.com/blogsview/4252163/thanksgiving-day-is-only-eleven-days-away-have-you-started-planning- http://activerain.com/blogsview/4546491/wordless-wednesdays-wiley-in-his-house-happy-thanksgiving   If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury home, luxury investment real estate, luxury vacation homes, or luxury beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Marina Del Rey, Venice or Malibu, feel free to contact me at me at 310.486.1002 (m) or homes@endrebarath.com or visit one of my websites at http://www.endrebarath.com.  I am a pet friendly realtor and I contribute a portion of my commission to local animal rescue...

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Bank of Books, The Independent Bookstore in Malibu, CA is still here and thriving…

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Bank of Books, The Independent Bookstore in Malibu, CA  is still here and thriving…

Bank of Books, The Independent Bookstore in Malibu, CA is still here and thriving…. It has been virtually two years since I last wrote about Bank of Books in Malibu, CA see enclosed link (http://actvra.in/XQQ ) that is a life time for a book seller especially an independent bookseller. That was the time the book store just opened. So here we are two years later they are in their third year.   Needless to say most of you who know me, not only do I love to read books, but I am also a collector. Diane and I love going to independent bookstores and supporting them, as well as our own addiction. So you can imagine my excitement when I saw these books behind the glass cage! In case you cannot enlarge the pictures, one is an originally published Diary of Ann Frank in the Dutch Language (for about $4800+) Next to it is Harry Potter’s British Ed. And signed by the author (for about $600+) and if this is not something you would be interested in, well what about the King James Bible (for about $48,000+).   I was excited about the Diary of Ann Frank as well as the Harry Potter book. So this is giving me incentive to work harder so I could acquire at least the Harry Potter bookJ The Good News from this is, that the Independent Book Seller in Malibu, CA is doing well when many other books stores have folded.   If you are a consumer who is considering buying or selling a home, investment real estate, vacation homes, or beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Playa Vista, Marina Del Rey, Venice or Malibu. Feel Free to give me a call at 310.486.1002 or email me at homes@endrebarath.com or visit one of my websites at http://www.endrebarath.com   Your Pet Friendly Realtor. I contribute a portion of my commission to Local Animal Rescue...

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Caution when buying a Fixer House! Remodeling has its challanges….

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Caution when buying a Fixer House! Remodeling has its challanges….

Caution when buying a Fixer! Remodeling has its challenges: Patience, Money and good Planning make it easier! Often time you hear someone saying I will just buy a moderate fixer and do it myself. Well I find that is easier said than done. Keep in mind if you are not your “handyman type” home owner I would advise against it. Also if you are tight on funds again my advice is against it. Alternatively if you are not handy then you better know how to find the best people for the job. Key cautionary words here are: you need good people who you trust and know how to do things right fast and efficiently at a reasonable cost. If you are not handy you better have the resources and the team to keep you going. Which brings me to illustrate the point. We had a project that was initiated with a “drip”. Needless to say this project started out with “one drip” hence should have been a simple and easy fix. Well let me summarize it here: Diane, started to notice that the master bathroom sink started to drip every so often. Our handyman suggested to let it go, since repair parts were nonexistent for this faucet. (I Concurred) Needless to say the Handyman and I, were overruled. We went from an ordinary nothing special bathroom faucet to a new Restoration Hardware faucet, which had a life time guarantee that it would not drip. (For more details I will have to write a blog post about the Faucet replacement drama) This in turn led to having to replace the sink/vanity because the new faucet did not fit on the old one… This in turn led to replacing the vanity which in turn damaged the tiles. This in turn led to replacing the tiles… this in turn brought in the tile guy, who does not do electronics. Hence the electrician had to be called in to do the new lights and in turn moving the switches where they should have been in the first place. While this was being arranged the “new faucet” was also dripping, this in turn brought in our trusted plumber who replace the new Restoration Hardware faucet with an identical one. So I hope you get the idea that Patience is key here. Followed by having the funds. Plumber, Electrician, Handyman, Tile Man and the list goes on and on…. Keep in mind this was just a minor bathroom faucet dripping which lead to a mini bathroom remodel. If you are buying a fixer you need to realize that it could be more than just cosmetic repairs. The most important part is to plan in advance, have the resources when it comes to time, materials and money! Lastly have the patience, because things will not go according to plan or schedule. Well to illustrate my point I will have to write another couple blogs just about the Tile Acquisition process tooJ. If you are a consumer who is considering buying or selling a home, investment real estate, vacation homes, or beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Playa Vista, Marina Del Rey, Venice or Malibu. Feel Free to give me a call at 310.486.1002 or email me at homes@endrebarath.com...

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Have you heard of Gumball 3000? It is a Road Rally! This year’s theme is Stockholm to Las Vegas!

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Have you heard of Gumball 3000? It is a Road Rally! This year’s theme is Stockholm to Las Vegas!

Have you heard of Gumball 3000? It is a road rally! This year’s theme is Stockholm to Las Vegas! The first Gumball 3000 was started in 1999 by Maximillion Cooper a British Millionaire or Billionaire depending who you talk tooJ Hence, it certainly makes sense why this is a British 3000 mile (4800 km) road rally. The idea was to combine cars, music, fashion and entertainment. Needless to say that represents Beverly Hills, Los Angeles and the Hollywood of everyone’s imagination. Luxury at its bestJ! He has decided that every year the Road Rally will take place on a different route. So for an entrepreneur who has race cars, clothing line and a Rap Musician for a wife what a great Marketing Coup? Truly ingenious strategy the Road Rally gets his name and products out all over the world. Here is a link to Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gumball_3000 ) if you want to learn the history of all the other Road Rally’s that took place since 1999. So just imagine what a pleasant surprise I had. I was heading back from showing one of my View Vacant Lots in the Hollywood Hills. As I was traveling west towards Santa Monica I noticed this Golden Rolls Royce, needless to say after finishing a good showing, I need to take a closer look. So I back tracked to get a closer look and see what this car was all about. Needless to say as soon as I pulled up to it, I understood. This Golden Rolls Royce reminded me of the movie the ‘Yellow Rolls Royce’ (but that would be dating myself). If I perked your interest and you would like more information about this road Rally there is a 90 minute movie out, narrated by none other than Burt Reynolds of the movie fame of Smokey and the Bandit! (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gumball_3000#Gumball_3000:_The_Movie ) And here is a link to Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gumball_3000 ) if you want to learn the history of all the other Road Rally’s that took place. If you do not want to read all the link well let me tell you: The Participants typically use exotic super cars such as Ferraris and Lamborghinis to complete the race.  Luxury at its best! Now here is a link to the official Website for those who want the Official version or might consider participating in next year’s Gumball 3000 Rally (http://www.gumball3000.com/#/home )   On a side note I have the ultimate Vacant Lot to have Eve & Maximillion build their dream homeJ or any of the participants of the Road Rally who fall in love with Beverly Hills! Check out 2883 Kirkland Dr Land listingJ (http://m.beverlybellevue.website/ ) or check out the video (https://vimeo.com/120311181 ) If you are a consumer who is considering buying or selling a home, investment real estate, vacation homes, or beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Playa Vista, Marina Del Rey, Venice or Malibu. Feel Free to give me a call at 310.486.1002 or email me at homes@endrebarath.com or visit one of my websites at http://www.endrebarath.com   Your Pet Friendly Realtor. I contribute a portion of my commission to Local Animal Rescue Organization    ...

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How will China’s Economic troubles affect the Global Economy?

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How will China’s Economic troubles affect the Global Economy?

How will China’s Economic troubles affect the Global Economy? These observations are strictly my views and I do not have an agenda from a political standpoint. Strictly I am trying to present a concern that I have as well as a solution. Our News Media is so focused on Greece now days that no one has notice that China is imploding quietly without anyone even blinking an eye. China’s high flying Stock market has quietly dropped around 30 % from where it was a couple months ago. Let’s be real this is big news and should be in the front pages rather than a quiet footnote. The Chinese Government, more specifically the Chinese Communist Government is trying to salvage their own economy, their real estate market and their stock market from totally collapsing. They are keeping insolvent developers afloat by forcing the lender to continue infusing cash and not call in the loans. There is a huge glut of unsold inventory so that will continue to be a dark cloud over them. The Government Bank of China is planning on injecting funds into the brokerage firms. They are injecting funds i.e.: new money, which is like printing new money. This reminds me of what was happening in Europe specifically German after World War One….. On a side note everyone is focused on Greece defaulting that might be a couple billion dollars that would be lost to us….on the other hand if China goes down then we are talking not a couple but probably 20 or more billions of dollars that we would lose. So there should be more interest in this information from a financial standpoint. Not too long ago the Wall Street Journal wrote that there are manufacturing companies in China that have closed their operations down and are using their cash to gamble in the stock market. When more than 90% of their profit come for “stock market income” one must wonder what are they thinking? Manufacturers realize that they can make more money in the stock market rather than producing goods. So how does that effect the US Real Estate Market? Well for starters the Chinese All Cash Buyers have dried up because it is difficult for the Chinese Nationals to move funds from China. This in turn slows down the foreign nationals buying in the US. At the same time it allows opportunities for US Investors to buy with less competition. Institutional investors can now make researched buying decisions without being outbid by the foreign money from China. According to World Bank figures China accounts for 13%+ of the global gross domestic product. They basically are the biggest exporters around the world. Have you looked at things near you and turned them over and tell me where they are made. Coffee mugs, hammers, nails, and I could go on and on…everything is made in China for all practical purposes. So what will happen if the world supply dries up? This is a question one might consider and at the same time look at it as an opportunity to start some manufacturing operations. (Anyway I am just thinking out loud) So my advice is to both the US as well as the Chinese people with large sums of money. Park your funds into Real Estate that...

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Home Safety and Security should be a high priority for everyone! Here are a few tips to help!

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Home Safety and Security should be a high priority for everyone! Here are a few tips to help!

Home Safety and Security should be a high priority for everyone! Here are a few tips to help! Sadly we live in times when we have to be more cognizant of protecting our families and our property. There are many statistics out there that substantiate that a large percentage of household have been victims of crime from vandalism to property theft and even burglary. Needless to say the percentage does not matter if it is 6% or 36% or anywhere in between, if you become the victim! There are simply many things you as the home owner can do to protect your home without being very expensive. My first advice might seem very simple and some of you might think I am being Funny: Lock your doors and windows. There are enough statistics, just ask your local police department and you will learn that almost one-third of all residential break-ins are due to unlocked doors and windows as the entry point! So as you can see that did not cost anything just being aware. Trim your bushes and shrubbery low around your home. This is another easy preventive measure so burglars will not have a place to hide while waiting and figuring out how to gain access to your home. Again this is either a free or inexpensive preventive measure. If you bought high end equipment such as TV, Audio System or Computer system, break down the boxes and place them on the bottom of your recycle bin. Do not advertise for the burglars that you got a new 54 inch High Definition TV. If you are like me I need professionals to install them, so maybe have the installers take the boxes with them? Turn down your home phone’s ringer if you are “old school” and still have a home land line phoneJ. If burglars hear a great deal of phone ringing’s it will tell them you are not at home. The most important advice I can give is consider installing motion-sensor lighting on the perimeter of your home. Have a conversation with your Electrician and of all the expenses this will probably be one of the best money spent for your Crime Prevention Efforts. Potential burglars do not know if you have any other security systems past your homes entry points. When the light comes on the burglars will move on. The above tips can help you burglar-proof your home and will give you a sense of security for you and your whole family. Mostly be vigilant and use common sense. Now if you are considering selling your home I would appreciate the opportunity to represent you. Please email me or call me for a free Market Evaluation. If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury home, luxury investment real estate, luxury vacation homes, or luxury beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Marina Del Rey, Venice or Malibu, feel free to contact me at me at 310.486.1002 (m) or homes@endrebarath.com or visit one of my websites at http://www.endrebarath.com.  I am a pet friendly realtor and I contribute a portion of my commission to local animal rescue organizations....

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October 1st, 2015 changes are almost here for the Buyers, the Borrowers i.e.: the Consumer via the Truth-In-Lending-Act!(TILA-RESPA)

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October 1st, 2015 changes are almost here for the Buyers, the Borrowers i.e.: the Consumer via the Truth-In-Lending-Act!(TILA-RESPA)

TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule implementation(Truth-In-Lending-Act) August 1st, 2015, October 1st, 2015 changes are almost here for the Buyers, the Borrowers the Consumer There are changes that will go in effect thanks to The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Some of the changes will be major others just terminology and definition changes. Here are some examples of terminology changes: The Lender will now be called The Creditor The Borrower and the Buyer will be called The Consumer Initial Truth-in- Lending Statement and Good Faith Estimate will be called Loan Estimate HUD 1 Settlement Statement and Final Truth-in-Lending Statement will be called Closing Disclosure The Closing will now be called Consummation! The purpose of all this is intended to make the Borrowers i.e.: the Consumer’s life easier. If you have bought ‘property’ before, and it was the first time, I am sure you will recall that the documents were confusing and quite overwhelming. There are agents who had a challenge with reading and explaining the HUD-1 forms, because not all agents are present at the closings and many times the Borrowers aka. The Consumer would only sign the documents in the presence of the Escrow Officer. Hence most people involved in the Transaction will welcome these changes. After reading the “The Closing Disclosure” I find it will be easier for all parties to understand the Terms, even though it is five pages long, the information is geared to simplify previously convoluted documents and data. Another aspect will be the implementation of “…some Best Practices for all Title and Escrow Companies…” One of those are how to handle Non Public Information (NPI) (I will cover that in detail in an upcoming Post.) If you are a Lender= Creditor, an Escrow Officer, Title Officer the biggest change will be to have better coordination and communication amongst each other. If you are a Realtor you need to become familiar with the Closing Disclosure Form since the Consumer will have it three days in advance rather than at the Closing Table. If you are a California Consumer these documents will be sent to you in advance as well prior to signing the Loan Documents allowing you to digest and raise questions and get clarifications to your concerns. I understand that this will take a bit of time to get used to but the purpose is to protect the Consumer, so we as representatives of the Real Estate Industry needs to embrace these changes and help the Consumer with their largest transaction of their life time and to make it as easy as possible. If you are a Consumer you should be Thrilled at these changes! If you would like to watch a five minute video about these changes please click on the enclosed link https://www.titlesecurity.com/changes-coming-august-1st-2015 Now if you like an in-depth clarification and would like a better understanding of the new rules, with questions and answers, then check out the Government’s Website for the changes here:     http://www.consumerfinance.gov/regulatory-implementation/tila-respa   If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury home, luxury investment real estate, luxury vacation homes, or luxury beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Marina Del Rey, Venice or Malibu, feel free to contact me at me at 310.486.1002 (m) or homes@endrebarath.com or visit one of my websites at http://www.endrebarath.com.  I am a pet friendly realtor and I contribute a...

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How is the Real Estate Market in Beverly Hills?

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How is the Real Estate Market in Beverly Hills?

Often I get asked: “how is the real estate market faring in Beverly Hills?” First I am thrilled that these type of questions are back in the cocktail party conversations as well as  that they are  being asked by serious investors and interested potential buyers and sellers. It is nice that it is not just idle conversation starters, rather serious interest on how the Real Estate Market is faring in Beverly Hills. My second reaction is to quantify my answer by saying, that there are many  different Real Estate Markets in Beverly Hills. I always try to find out what the interest  is i.e.: is it in particularly  the first time buyer’s market? Is it the investors market? Or is it the Developer’s market? Then I try to narrow down the question, is it the Condominium Market? Or is it the Single Family Market? Just as an example let me just address the Single Family Market here and you will see even that has many different aspects. If I just simply stated, that this week the median list price in Beverly Hills, CA 90210 is $5,995,000. This would not present the entire Single Family Homes in Beverly Hills accurately. Even though the dollar mount is correct. Even if I added that inventory is increasing and the days- on-market time appears to be trending lower. Prices in the 90210 zip code are trending upward and are getting close to an all-time high. This still does not present the true picture. To get a more accurate picture of the Beverly Hills Single Family Home Market we need to separate the data into four groups based on living square feet. There are the least expensive homes which I consider in the bottom quartile. These homes are approximately 2680 square feet of living space and have lots in the neighborhood of 8-10,000 sq. ft. The Median Price for these homes is around $2,138,000. In the lower middle quartile the homes are around 4600 square feet of living space and have land from a .25 acre to .5 acre. The Median Price for these homes is around $4,299,000. As we look at the upper middle quartile, we are getting into the 6300 sq. ft. of living space and the lot sizes are around .5 acre – 1 acre. The Median Price is now around $7,425,000. Then when we look at the Ultra Luxury Homes, the living square feet increase to about 8700 sq. ft. or more on similar land size of .5 acre -1 acre. The Median Price is around $15,450,000. Needless to say I have not even addressed the Mega Mansions which fall into a category of their own. So the short answer to the question of “how is the market” looking at the current rate of sales vs. the current inventory we are still in a sellers’ market, but getting close to a balanced market. The Days on Market depending which price point we are focusing on is anywhere from 129 to 149 days. The most important factors which effect the prices in Beverly Hills consists of a three part answer: one our prices are driven by the World Demand, second we are the destination place from all parts of the Globe due to our Temperate Climate and third Beverly Hills represents Luxury. The...

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