Articles by

Jon Lansner

29% of Californians say inflation is no hardship. Who are these people?

Buzz: One poll found 29% of Californians surveyed said inflation was “no hardship” to them or anyone...

Do California last-place wage gains signal economic trouble?

The “Looking Glass” ponders economic and real estate trends through two distinct lenses: the optimist’s “glass half-full”...

Bubble watch: California home prices lead US declines off record highs

“Bubble Watch” digs into trends that may indicate economic and/or housing market troubles ahead. Buzz: California cities are...

Bubble watch: Will Californians continue to pay their debts?

“Bubble Watch” digs into trends that may indicate economic and/or housing market troubles ahead.Buzz: Californians may have...

California ranks 2nd-least predictable US housing market

“Bubble Watch” digs into trends that may indicate economic and/or housing market troubles ahead. Buzz: California is the...

If icy housing market isn’t a 2008 replay, then what is it?

“This is NOT 2008,” say many high-profile real estate gurus of the current homebuying slowdown. You do...

Bubble watch: Biggest jump in California confidence in 18 months

“Bubble Watch” digs into trends that may indicate economic and/or housing market troubles ahead. Buzz: California consumers’...

Labor Day 2022: Smaller paychecks get bigger raises

If Hollywood were to make the movie “Revenge of the Small Paychecks” for Labor Day 2022, it...