Entries from March 2013 ↓

March 25, 2013: Rick Rossovich, A Hollywood Actor Loves Real Estate

Hollywood Actor Rick Rossovich is a Real Estate Designer
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001685/

Segment 1
Motoring with Mark
Days on Market for Pending and Sold listings
Agents compete but fairly
Pun of the Week

Segment 2
Rick Rossovich
A Hollywood actor’s real passion: It’s all about real estate
From the Hollywood Hills to Ojai (a Vigevano House) to Sweden
How the real estate selling and rental process differs in Sweden
Converting a grocery store to living space
Living on an island: Kungsholmen
Living on a Peninsula
Why Rick loves real estate agents
Why Rick kicked Daryl Hannah in the head
Why Howie Mandel might not shake Rick’s hand…again

Segment 3
Natural Hazard Disclosure Report:
It is not in a zone but it is in a zone
Ray Williams: My 11th grade classmate

Segment 4
Weekly Multiple Listing Update

March 11, 2013: Professor Matthew Lasner, Urban Affairs & Planning at Hunter University

Professor Matthew Lasner, Urban Affairs & Planning at Hunter University
History of the Condominium; Multiple Family Dwellings
Latest Book, High Life: Condo Living in the Suburban Century
http://mglasner.net/home/home.html

Segment 1
Year-to-date stats, Carpinteria to Goleta
Plus Montecito
Plus condos
All compared to prior years
Inventory levels

Segment 2
Professor Matthew Lasner
Luxury Apartment Buildings in Boston, then New York in 1870
Multiple Family/Owner Occupied Dwellings
The first U.S. Co-Op in 1881 by Philip Hubert
Legal Ownership Issues
‘Taint of the Tenement’
Europe versus the U.S.

Segment 3
Professor Matthew Lasner
‘Own Your Own’; California by Lionel V. Mayell
The Condominium is born
From Puerto Rico to Florida and onward

Segment 4
Weekly Multiple Listing Update

March 4, 2013: Gary Grossman, Real Estate Developer

Gary Grossman, Real Estate Developer
Inland Pacific & Coastal Community Builders
The Vistas at Skytt Mesa, Solvang, California

Segment 1
2013 versus 2012…so far
Emailing a new client: Real Estate in a fast moving market

Segment 2
Gary Grossman, Real Estate Developer
Left the Residential Market in 2005
Central Coast developer jumps back in the market
What forecasted that the time was correct?
Watching supply
False Factors
The Vistas at Skytt Mesa, Solvang
The Vistas at Mesa Verde, Orcutt
The Vistas at Mission Estates, San Luis Obispo

Segment 3
Motoring With Mark
Attacked by a vicious dog
A retired Hollywood Double Decker Tour bus for sale on a ½ acre

Segment 4
Weekly Multiple Listing Update