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December 2016 Archives

Commercial property is attracting Chinese investors

Commercial real estate in major California cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco has traditionally been viewed as a relatively safe place for investors to put their money, and industry analysts say that they have noticed a marked increase in the amount of foreign investment in late-2016. Chinese investors have been particularly active in U.S. commercial property markets as economic growth in their home country has slowed in recent years and doubts about the long-term prospects of the yuan persist.

Real estate investments are a smart move for millennials

There are several reasons why investing in real estate can be an appealing option to younger Californians. Millennials may find it particularly appealing because of the potential for higher returns as long as they are comfortable with taking some risks.

Investing in CRE may still be a prudent strategy

The value of commercial real estate in California and other major markets has soared in recent years, but many investors are questioning whether or not this trend will continue under a new presidential administration. The quarter-point interest rate increase announced by the U.S. Federal Reserve on Dec. 14 is expected to stimulate stock markets and lead to large amounts of money moving out of commercial property investments, but some experts believe that real estate will remain a lucrative area for investors.

Selena's father sues her widower over planned TV show

While Selena fans in California may be looking forward to the planned television series about her love story with her husband, they may not get to ever see the show. Abraham Quintanilla, the late singer's father, has filed a lawsuit against Selena's widower and the television production company that is working on the show.

Court sides with rock band in contract dispute

California residents who are fans of A Day To Remember may be interested to learn that the band won its lengthy legal battle against Victory Records. Back in 2011, ADTR sued their record label for breach of contract, and the initial complaint was followed by numerous accusations from both parties.

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