Archive for July, 2012

As Market Rebounds, Overpriced Listings Return

We are starting to see a resurgence of overpriced listings, not just in Playa Vista, but everywhere.   Back in the good ol’ days, (2000-2005), people would overprice their homes and buyer’s would get in line to pay.  Who could blame them?  It was what the market would bear.  Buyers who purchased to the end of […]


HOA Dues and Buyer Perception of Value

It is no secret that Playa Vista has higher than average HOA dues for Los Angeles with combined dues ranging from high $400’s/month to low $1,000’s/month.   While you tend to get what you pay for, this added cost, which people argue is not tax deductible, clearly has an effect on buyer perceptions, possibly more than purchasing […]