~ interesting that San Bernardino and Riverside County cities were not mentioned as us here in the Inland Empire know how many are commuting to Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego Counties from here. But then again maybe we will just keep that secret 😉 ~ Commuter Solutions: The Best Suburbs Close to Los Angeles … Continue reading Commuter Solutions: The Best Suburbs Close to Los Angeles
Local Borrowing Trends Released – Can Inland Empire Households Survive Rising Interest Rates? Inland Empire, CA – Can Inland Empire consumers absorb higher lending costs for purchasing homes, making repairs, remodeling, buying automobiles, attending school, surviving life events, and other borrowing decisions if interest rates continue rising as expected? “It depends,” said Dwight Johnston, chief economist for the … Continue reading Can Inland Empire Households Survive Rising Rates?
~ watch out Inland Empire we made #17 on the list ~ The 25 most expensive cities to move to 25 Most Expensive Cities to Move to From Europeans heading west in the 19th century to immigrants searching for a fresh start, leaving home in pursuit of opportunity has long been a central part of … Continue reading The 25 most expensive cities to move to
How high can Southern California housing prices go? Sky’s the limit, experts say While housing prices continue to rise in Southern California, experts say there is no sign of a bubble at this time. (ANA VENEGAS, ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER) By Jeff Collins, JeffCollins@scng.com, @RegJeffCollins on Twitter Posted: 06/26/17, 9:21 AM PDT | Updated: 2 hrs … Continue reading How high can Southern California housing prices go?
It’s Not Just You: 5 Signs Rent Is Totally Out of Control Housing prices have soared so high in the U.S. that renting may increasingly look like a better option. But the truth is that rent prices are skyrocketing too. Here’s a look at how painful rent is for Americans lately, with no signs of … Continue reading It’s Not Just You: 5 Signs Rent Is Totally Out of Control
California again leads list with 6 of the top 10 most polluted U.S. cities California's smoggy reputation appears to be deserved: Six of the USA's 10 cities with the worst air pollution are in the Golden State, according to a new report. Bakersfield, Calif., again holds the dubious distinction of having the USA's most days of … Continue reading California again leads list with 6 of the top 10 most polluted U.S. cities
Warning Orange County: Inland Empire catching up in livability! Is the Inland Empire shedding its cheap-living image and getting ready to compete with its coastal brethren in terms of livability? Gallup’s annual “well-being” rankings for the nation’s metropolitan areas are out and there’s a shrinking gap in the perception of lifestyle quality between Los … Continue reading Warning Orange County: Inland Empire catching up in livability!
These are the best wildflower spots in Southern California Because of diverse elevations, Southern California has a long wildflower season, running from late February in the deserts well into summer in local mountain ranges. ~ Click on the link above to be taken to the Press-Enterprise article with fully interactive map on page 2 of … Continue reading These are the best wildflower spots in Southern California
Are Inland residents locked out of the housing market? The housing crisis in California is ground-level concern Update: An earlier version of this story gave the incorrect figures for the cost of fees to developers to build a home in San Bernardino County. The range is $35,000 to $50,000. Also, percentage of crowded homes … Continue reading Are Inland residents locked out of the housing market?
~Firm believer in this!!~ Smaller Homes Yield Faster Value Growth A new study by NerdWallet, which looked at three years worth of data from Realtor.com on 20 U.S. metro markets, found that the smaller the home, the faster the price growth, in terms of percentage of increase. However, overall prices of larger homes … Continue reading Smaller Homes Yield Faster Value Growth