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Does Single-Family Fit Into A Dense L.A.?

LOS ANGELES—Density is coming to Los Angeles, but in a city known for its sprawl, how will single-family homes survive the shift toward density? The small lot ordinance—which was recently revised by a group of architects assembled by the city—has helped provide both density and single-family for-sale housing. Projects in this development niche have also […]

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Landmark Links May 12th – Round We Go

  Lead Story… Human beings are incredibly adept at explaining things by creating narratives to justify why something increases or decreases in value.  During the housing boom, we rationalized away booming housing prices by pointing out the positive feedback loop created by increased housing production and expenditure.  Houses were going up in price so people bought more houses and […]

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Family Development Acquires Infill Site in W. Hollywood

Will build 24 single-family detached units smack in the middle of everything. Family Development, the home building partner of Advent Property Holdings, LLC. with offices in Palm Desert, Ca., has obtained $14.8 million in AD&C financing to acquire and develop an approximately 0.81-acre assemblage and construct 24 single-family detached units located at the southeast corner […]

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How The Residential And Multifamily Sectors Are Changing

How The Residential And Multifamily Sectors Are Changing NEWPORT BEACH, CA—The most relevant change in the residential and multifamily sectors is the level of sophistication that is now required, which calls for teams with individuals who contribute specialized knowledge and relationships, Land Advisors Organization’s David Kidder tells GlobeSt.com. Kidder was recently appointed president of LAO’s […]

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How AB199 Could Impact the Housing Sector

NEWPORT BEACH, CA—Those who build entry-level market-rate housing would be devastated by this bill, which would subject all residential projects built on private property to prevailing wage standards, Landmark’s Adam Deermount tells GlobeSt.com. Deermount: “This measure would make construction of housing much more expensive at a time when California can ill-afford it, in some cases […]

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Landmark Obtains Financing For Second RC Hobbs Community

Landmark Capital Advisors, Newport Beach, on Tuesday announced a successful $9.5 million AD&C loan and JV Equity transaction in Riverside, Ca. on behalf of home builder RC Hobbs Company, the second such deal between the parities in recent weeks. Landmark raised both the debt and the JV Equity to buy, develop, and construct 36 townhome […]

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Kidder Named President of Land Advisors Calif. Division

Land Advisors Organization, Irvine, Calif., has appointed David Kidder as president of its California Division. In his role, Kidder will oversee all aspects of the business, including strategic leadership of the firm’s operations and continued growth of its affiliated companies. Kidder currently serves as president of Landmark Capital, an LAO-CA affiliated company disciplined in finance and private […]

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A Case of Itemizing Impact Fees In New-Home Prices

Perhaps if home buyers saw what they were paying to government, they might seek to oust the politicos responsible. By Adam Deermount The first step in solving a problem is admitting there is a problem to begin with. If you are in the residential real estate development industry in California, you are likely well aware […]

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HOW HOUSING COSTS AFFECT INTEREST RATES

Pretty much any adult with a rudimentary degree of financial knowledge is aware of the impact that interest rates have on housing. Lower rates make monthly payments cheaper and higher rates make monthly payments more expensive on a relative basis. Since nearly all homes are financed, rates impact buyer demand and prices rise and fall […]

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RC HOBBS GETS FINANCING FOR 33-HOME COMMUNITY

Landmark Capital Advisors, a real estate capital advisory firm specializing in structured finance and private equity, announced a successful $9 million AD&C loan and JV Equity transaction in Rialto, CA. on behalf of the RC Hobbs Company, a long time successful private home builder in Southern California. “Working with the Landmark team of professionals was […]

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