Author: ft Editorial Staff

Updates to housing development review standards

Calif. Government Code §65589.5 Amended by A.B. 678 Effective date: January 1, 2018 To be deemed a housing development project, a mixed-use development needs to dedicate at least two-thirds of the square footage for residential use. When a local government rejects any housing development project for noncompliance with local ordinances or standards, the local government is to provide the applicant written documentation identifying the relevant provisions and an explanation of the project’s noncompliance. The documentation must be provided: within 30 days of the application date when the project contains 150 or fewer housing units; and within 60 days of...

Read More

POLLS: Multiple buyer offers and driverless cars

What percentage of your property listings receive multiple offers from buyers? 10% or less. 25%. 50%. 75%. 90% or more. View Results Driverless cars may turn time wasted commuting into productive time. How will the rise of driverless cars influence where buyers seek housing? More buyers will seek housing in suburban neighborhoods. More buyers will seek housing in urban neighborhoods. Driverless cars will have no effect on the locations where buyers seek housing. View Results These polls will close on December 25,...

Read More

Polls

What percentage of your property listings receive multiple offers from buyers?

View Results

Driverless cars may turn time wasted commuting into productive time. How will the rise of driverless cars influence where buyers seek housing?

View Results

from POLLS: Multiple buyer offers and driverless cars

Check out our previous poll here.

Recent Comments

Featured Comment

[M]ost people join CAR in order to obtain the forms, not for the other services. And if there were any viable choices for agents, CAR would immediately suffer as much as a 40% to 50% loss in membership. […] CAR owns the “for profit” company that produces their software, with top officers in CAR sitting in top management spots in ZipLogix. This is the living, breathing definition of a conflict of interest. […] On their website they parade their forms software as “free” when cost of their forms software for non-members as a percentage of their actual membership cost speaks for itself.

- William Tormey, on CAR is "dangerously close" to having a monopoly on real estate forms, counters PDFfiller

Respond to the comment or read the full article

Newsletter Sign-up

Get real estate news straight to your email.




Suggest an article

Suggest an article

 

Verification