June 6, 2011: Joel Kotkin, Chapman University

Joel Kotkin
Presidential Fellow in Urban Futures
Chapman University
Author of “The Next Hundred Million: America in 2050”

Segment 1
Houses in escrow over a million dollars has increased
Year-to-date sales overall for the first 21 weeks

Segment 2
Short Sale Sellers ‘Tap’ in to a $5,000 credit
Frivolous lawsuit over real estate photos
Mediation and Arbitration; Try to resolve disputes prior to a lawsuit

Segment 3
Joel Kotkin
Two separate California realities
What will it take to fix California?
Santa Barbara is unique
Why Joel is optimistic about the future of the United States

Segment 4
Weekly Multiple Listing Update