Something to Think About #136: Measuring Inflation by Klarise Yahya, Commercial Mortgage Broker, BRE: 00957107 – MLO: 249261

Tracking: Inflation reflects changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The CPI measures the average price change for a basket of diversified consumer goods and services within a given period. The specific items included in the basket of goods changes as consumer purchasing habits change. Example: Are purchases of desk computers declining, but sales of…

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SB 712: E-Bike Storage in California Rentals Takes Effect January 1, 2024 By Patricia A. Harris

Governor Newsom has signed legislation which sets standards for the storage of e-bikes, e-scooters, and other battery-powered micro-mobility devices in California rentals. SUMMARY  This bill would prohibit a landlord from not allowing tenants to own personal micro-mobility devices or from storing and recharging up to one personal micro-mobility device in their dwelling unit for each…

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Rent Control Contributes to Affordable Housing Shortage

The below article was written by John Triplett of the Rental Housing Journal.  The RentalHousingJournal.com is an interactive community of multifamily investors, independent rental home owners, residential property management professionals and other rental housing and real estate professionals.  Rent control laws are contributing to a shortage of affordable housing, according to economists. When rent caps…

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Rent Control Contributes to Affordable Housing Shortage

The below article was written by John Triplett of the Rental Housing Journal.  The RentalHousingJournal.com is an interactive community of multifamily investors, independent rental home owners, residential property management professionals and other rental housing and real estate professionals.   Rent control laws are contributing to a shortage of affordable housing, according to economists. When rent caps…

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The U.S. economy continues to stun watchers, growing faster than expected in the third quarter at a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.9% annualized, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. Many economists had predicted a 4.7% acceleration in GDP for the same July-through-September period (seasonally adjusted). This dwarfs the 2.1% increase in real GDP reported for the…

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