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 By Kim Murphy    Community 

Real Estate Round-Up: C-what?

The California Environmental Quality Act, or CEQA, is a well-intentioned... — Updated 6/24/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-up: The nuts and bolts of ADU's

An ADU is an accessory dwelling unit that real estate professionals commonly... — Updated 6/17/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round Up: Is AB-1482 a win or loss?

One thing everyone knows is if two people experience the exact same incident, eac... — Updated 6/6/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-up: Millennials are buyers

Yes, we have a housing shortage. Are you tired of hearing me say that, again and... — Updated 6/3/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: AB 1568 is a "stick" to promote housing

Assembly Bill 1568, written by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, is on... — Updated 5/17/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Housing and the legislature

I’m writing to you from Sacramento. Each year, approximately 2,500 Realtors... — Updated 5/14/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Is your Realtor invested in Fallbrook?

Recently I had to purchase a new automobile. Since I knew that I wanted an SUV... — Updated 5/7/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Fallbrook revitalization taken on by residents

Housing is either the recipient of, or stimulus to, a community’s vibrancy. In... — Updated 4/29/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Champion or Chump, only time will tell

There has been a failure to launch in the Fallbrook housing market. Since the... — Updated 4/22/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Fallbrook, the Friendly Village

It is a great weekend for Fallbrook as the town celebrates the 33rd Avocado Festi... — Updated 4/12/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Asset or expense?

The word “commission” in the context of real estate conjures up a different o... — Updated 4/4/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up

What exactly is the “California Schools and Local Communities Funding Act of... — Updated 3/29/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Jobs and housing should go together

A jobs-housing balanced community is one in which residents can both live and... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Compromise is the key ingredient to good negotiating

I’ve spent the last five weeks writing about some of the big issues facing... — Updated 3/11/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: The electrification of housing impacts affordability

Since 2006, California has adopted aggressive greenhouse gas emission reduction... — Updated 3/4/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up:

There are many discussions and proposals being considered by the state legislator... — Updated 2/22/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up

Two weeks ago, I was in Indian Wells for the California Association of Realtors... — Updated 2/15/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up:

Last week I was in Indian Wells for the California Association of Realtors... — Updated 2/8/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: It takes more than housing to make an economy boom

A shortage of anything will cause that item to become more expensive. I wasn’t... — Updated 2/1/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Two responses to a transitioning market

Last week, I reported on the transitioning real estate market. Moving from a sell... — Updated 1/23/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Sellers can succeed in a buyers' market

California has 12 percent of the nation’s population and 10 percent of the nati... — Updated 1/19/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Reflecting on 2018

As 2018 comes to an end, I tend to think back on events that occurred over the ye... — Updated 12/26/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Why I write what I write

My column about Measure EE received an outpouring of comments, mostly from... — Updated 12/18/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

'Tis the season to shop locally and spread the 'merry'

I’ve written before about the importance of a thriving downtown. The health... — Updated 12/6/2018

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Follow up to Props 5 and 10

I want to circle back around to the Nov. 6 election results for two propositions... — Updated 11/30/2018 Full story

 

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