Absorption Rate Analysis – October 2023: The Calm Before the Storm?

While the real estate industry is still reeling from a federal jury’s decision to rule against the National Association of Realtors, October’s absorption rates may be feeling like the calm before the storm. There may be candy wrappers blowing gently off the streets on November 1. But October brought no tricks or treats to the […]

Robert Downey Jr. and wife Susan Downey

Unique Celebrity Homes: Robert Downey Jr.’s Concrete Clubhouse

Main Photo by Sgt. Michael Connors, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons With an abundance of money surrounding some of our most beloved stars, it’s no surprise that their humble abodes may not be so humble. However, some celebs have taken it to the next level when it comes to customizing a home. Robert Downey Jr. […]

Californians Can Buy and Sell ADU Homes Like Condos Thanks to AB 1033

It’s a great time in California to own an ADU. Last year, our government made it easier than ever to build authorized accessory dwelling units (ADUs). But now, thanks to Assemblyman Phil Ting’s (D-San Francisco) recently drafted Assembly Bill 1033, it’s becoming just as easy to sell these units as ADU homes the way one […]

Absorption Rate Analysis – September 2023: Things Look Up for Buyers as Absorption Rates Sink Down

Temperatures in SoCal may be about to rise again, but September was, appropriately enough, all about the fall. And we’re not talking about changing seasons. With the exception of two of our neighborhoods, all areas dropped closer to a buyer’s market this month or simply treaded water. And of the two that moved further into […]

JohnHart Real Estate Vows to Bring a Higher Quality of Service to Palm Springs Real Estate

The real estate industry in Palm Springs is broken. At least that’s the fervent belief of Harout Keuroghlian, CEO, founder, and principal broker of JohnHart Real Estate whose Palm Springs branch on Palm Canyon Drive has set its Grand Opening for October 13. The company’s agents have been helping clients buy and sell homes all […]

Win an Hour with a Top Producer This Thursday at the Women’s Council of REALTORS® Annual Auction

At JohnHart, we’ve always recognized that, for any real estate agent, ongoing development is crucial to success. That’s why we’re thrilled whenever we see organizations promoting opportunities for growth within the competitive real estate industry. Such an opportunity is quickly approaching this Thursday evening. The Women’s Council of REALTORS® is hosting their annual Top Producer […]

Absorption Rate Analysis August 2023: A Low Drama Month to Follow a High Drama Year

After a few months of drama, it seems the summer’s absorption rates are going into the fall with a whimper instead of a bang. No record highs for any neighborhoods. No lows either. Compared to previous months, the shifts in position were modest with the exception of one desert community. Can you guess which one? […]

Recent Disturbing Accusations Contrast Against LA’s Housing Supply Challenges

Housing supply, or lack thereof, continues to be a hot topic across the state of California. That’s why a recent story, cracked by Robin Urevich of Capital & Main and Gabriel Sandoval of ProPublica, is so unsettling. It’s compounded by another disturbing story highlighted by C.C. de Vere for Empty Los Angeles. At first, they […]