The cost of renting in Southern California has doubled in less than 20 years - a jump twice as fast as the usual cost of living. It's no secret that living behind the "Orange curtain" is a desire of many living in or moving to Southern California, but rent prices are growing faster than the rate of salary growth. We're reaching a point where the monthly rent check eats up more of our income than before. In fact from 2000 to present day, local rent is up 102 percent compared to a gain of 53 percent for the overall CPI of the county.
Employment growth has also begun to outnumber the housing that's available... and this isn't just in the rental market. This issue is widespread creating the low inventory market we're working with today in real estate sales. Though we do see many more apartment complexes being built promising to bring more housing, the price per month of these new units exceeds the threshold for many.
With seven consecutive years of five-star status in Orange Coast Magazine, The Kurt Real Estate Group is among the elite. No matter where they’ve gone, they’ve set record sales. Whether you’re a buyer, seller, or investor, Kurt and his team work diligently, honestly, and with the utmost professionalism and are passionate about helping you achieve your real estate goals.
Kurt is ranked among the top two percent of Coldwell Banker agents nationwide. Kurt’s experience investing in and flipping homes and his connections with the Hollywood Film Industry give him an unparalleled edge and keen insight into market trends. The opportunity presented to you in working with Kurt is why The Kurt Real Estate Group is recognized as one of the top real estate teams in Orange County.
With the average California home price at its highest point this year,
"My family recently worked with The Kurt Real Estate Group in the marketing and sale of our family home in Costa Mesa. We interviewed 14 firms and ultimately selected Kurt and his team based on the quality and professionalism of his group and their out-of-the-box approach to marketing our home. Kurt was always available for a call and provided us with regular, thorough updates, making what can be a challenging process an enjoyable experience. Kurt had to navigate...Read more on Yelp"