Entries from June 2018 ↓

June 18 2018: Jim Burling, Director for Litigation, Pacific Legal Foundation

Jim Burling, Director for Litigation, Pacific Legal Foundation

PacificLegal.org

Segment 1
Year to date stats compared to prior years, plus Montecito only
Here’s another fee you can pay

Segment 2
Jim Burling, Director for Litigation, Pacific Legal Foundation
Coastal Act: Provide access & respect private property
California Coastal Commission
YMCA & Hollister Ranch
When is an easement not an easement?
1987 US Supreme Court Decision sides with property owners

Segment 3
Housing Recovery
Cities with lowest percentage of negative equity
Cities with highest percentage of negative equity
Santa Maria’s dubious distinction
Bathroom sink versus the kitchen sink

Segment 4
Weekly Multiple Listing Update

CalRE # 986749

June 11 2018: Chris Thornberg, Economist, Founding Partner, Beacon Economics

Chris Thornberg, Economist, Founding Partner, Beacon Economics

Beacon Economics.com

Segment 1
Year to date stats going back to 2009, plus Montecito only
BRE is going back to DRE

Segment 2
Chris Thornberg, Economist, Founding Partner, Beacon Economics
The Housing Crisis: did we ever not have a Housing Crisis?
Are Home Costs driving people to leave California?
Housing costs and the impact on the economy
Output, non-residential, vacancy-rates
Job Growth
Unemployment
1980’s and the 1990’s
Nimby, CEQA, Downzoning
Urban Sprawl
Too much traffic is a myth
Plenty of water, just not for residential customers
Urban Planning in Toronto, Canada
Local zoning is the problem

Segment 3
Chris Thornberg, Economist, Founding Partner, Beacon Economics
Political will to change the way we live
Boomers will demand more resources
New Tax Law Impacts
California will never split up

Segment 4
Weekly Multiple Listing Update

CalRE # 986749

June 4, 2018: Joel Kotkin, Authority on Global, Economic, Political and Social Trends

Joel Kotkin, Authority on Global, Economic, Political & Social Trends

Author: “The Human City: Urbanism for the Rest of Us”
New.Geography.com Articles by Joel Kotkin
Forbes.com Articles by Joel Kotkin

Segment 1
Year to date stats compared to past years, Montecito, Condos & PUDs
What street is a circle within a circle?

Segment 2
Why Real Estate may be a big winner in the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act

Segment 3
Joel Kotkin, Authority on Global, Economic, Political & Social Trends
The Housing Crisis in California
Impacts on employment
Middle Class is leaving
Long-term prospects
The Bifurcation of California
5ht largest economy is not what it seems
Poverty rate, high rent and density
Tech firms, Silicon Valley, Amazon, etc.
Expansion is taking place outside of California
Foreigners buying real estate
Impact of ending H1B Visas

Segment 4
Weekly Multiple Listing Update

CalRE # 986749