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Seminar looks at the state of California real estate

OCEANSIDE — Join local economic, academic and history experts, and community leaders for a morning seminar designed to provide perspective on California’s real estate market and the road to economic recovery. “Report to the Region” is scheduled from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Dec. 9 in the MiraCosta College Theatre, 1 Barnard Drive. The event is sponsored by MiraCosta College with the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce, North County Times, North San Diego County Association of Realtors, Oceanside Chamber of Commerce, Palomar College, and San Diego North Economic Development Council.
The keynote speaker is Richard K. Green, director of the Lusk Center for Real Estate at University of Southern California, who will address the topic “Is There Reason for Hope: Some Facts About California and its Real Estate Markets.” Green’s research addresses housing markets, housing policy, tax policy, transportation, mortgage finance and urban growth. He is a member of two academic journal editorial boards, and consults for the World Bank.
Also scheduled is MiraCosta College history instructor Brad Byrom, who will present an overview of historical trends in California real estate and MiraCosta’s Superintendent/President Francisco Rodriguez, who will speak on the community college’s role in California’s economic recovery.
Registration for the event is $10. A continental breakfast will be held on the theatre patio before the event. For more information or to register, call (760) 795-6613, or register online at