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Nearly half of Los Angeles adults doubling up, working class moving out, or you have the option of simply living in poverty. California like the rest of nation has gained a large number of rental households. Many of these households were formed from the ashes of the 1 million completed foreclosures.
Over the last ten years the nation has lost 1 million net homeowner households and has gained a whopping 10 million rental households. County with roughly 10 million residents is predominately a renter county. Over the last ten years the large gain in California households has come in the form of rentals.
Maybe you find living with roommates deep into your 30s and 40s as awesome or maybe you enjoy living a Spartan lifestyle just so you can pay your monthly rent while hearing helicopters overhead in your hipster neighborhood.
Every piece of research simply shows that people are being pushed into spending more money on housing. Some say move out. Many middle class Californians are doing just that. The rental and housing market has gone into full on financial Armageddon mode yet in typical California fashion, the sun keeps glowing brightly.
Ironically over time people think it is normal to dump every nickel you have into housing. Let us look at three trends impacting the rental market in California.
Moving out The urge to buy real estate is a deeply rooted American concept, although Millennials might be changing their tune. For the majority of the country, buying a home is a simple endeavor. Based on Census data on state-to-state migration, nearly a quarter million more workers left California between and than arrived.
Then you have your low six-figure income crowd buying crappy properties and pretending that somehow they are part of the Malibu or Newport crowd.
The gap is widening and even with rentals, more money is being consumed in housing. But maybe leaving is not an option. How about finding a roomie or moving in with mama and papa? Zillow This is defined by Zillow as at least two working-age, unmarried or un-partnered adults living together.
For many, even finding a roommate is too expensive. Many adults are moving back home: The vast majority are living at home because of economic reasons. So how are others making it? Another option is simply living in flat out poverty.
Living in poverty Based on Census figures nearly a quarter of Angelenos lived in poverty during the last few years. Good freaking luck getting by in L. You can drive around any lower income neighborhood and you will see multiple cars parked in front reflecting this dynamic of multiple income streams under one roof.
Yet somehow these are the areas that will gentrify into the next Pasadena. Not going to happen and certainly is not going to happen while you are still young and thinking that Taco Tuesday is a hip thing to do.
While the economy pushes along, many are feeling an apocalypse on their pocketbooks largely driven by real estate. You have the option of buying from the limited inventory out in the market and locking into a 30 year crap shack matrimony or continue getting it from every way with rentals.
This is California baby!
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