New Horizons

New Horizons is the largest active adult community in LA's South Bay.

For this issue we visit a couple who live in one of the original 55+ communities in the South Bay. The 600 homes in New Horizons were built in the early sixties. Most units have seen some remodelling, while a few have been extensively redone. The basic units come in three configurations. The two story… Continue reading New Horizons

When Is Assisted Living “In-Home Health Care?”

Last year the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) expanded how it defines many of the “primarily health-related” benefits that insurers are allowed to include in their Medicare Advantage (MA) policies. Air conditioners for people with asthma, healthy groceries, rides to medical appointments and home-delivered meals are among the new benefits now being considered… Continue reading When Is Assisted Living “In-Home Health Care?”

Recession Chatter

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The New York Federal Reserve Bank shows a probability of 33% for a recession to strike in the next 12 months. A recent Zillow survey of economists and other experts predicts a 52% chance of recession by the end of 2019 and a 73% chance of recession by the end of 2020. Morgan Stanley economist… Continue reading Recession Chatter

Ibuyers: Are they Worth the Cost?

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iBuyers, instant Buyers, internet Buyers, investor Buyers … Today, large online real estate service companies are repositioning themselves as investors. These services, like Opendoor, Offerpad, Zillow Offers and Redfin Now, have become known as iBuyers. With their own in-house brokerage services, they handle the entire transaction in an effort to appeal to sellers who want… Continue reading Ibuyers: Are they Worth the Cost?