The Wire Review: La Plaza de Cultura y Artes

Chicano Museum Mexican-American Chicana Cultural Studies [Alvin Brickman for Metrosetter Wire]

What sojourn to Los Angeles would be complete without visiting one of the many museums celebrating the city’s multicultural history? In this first entry in Metrosetter Wire’s The Wire Review, I review the famed La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, one of the most well-known multicultural museums in the city, and perhaps one of the best Mexican-American museums in the country. Continue reading

You Gotta Fight For Your Right… to Rent

Beastie Boys Fight For Your Right to Vacation Rentals

[Alvin Brickman for Metrosetter Wire]

One vacation rental owner in Seal Beach, CA, is suing the city after a new ordinance was passed banning all vacation rentals whose owners had not already applied for a permit. Continue reading

Does the American Dream Still Include Home Ownership?

Buying a home in the united states [Alvin Brickman for Metrosetter Wire]

93% of 18-34-year-old renters plan on buying a house some day? 72% of them say owning a home is part of their personal American Dream? So says Trulia’s American Dream Survey. Does this finding oppose Brian Chesky’s prediction that in the future we’d live in a mobile society wherein few people actually own a home? Perhaps. Continue reading

The Wire Interview: Sea To Sky Rentals Marketing Director, Colleen Ireland

Discussion About Vacation Rentals in Seattle Washington[Alvin Brickman for Metrosetter Wire]

The Wire Interview is a continuing series of interviews with players in the corporate housing industry.

In this edition of the Wire Interview, Colleen Ireland, Marketing Director of Sea To Sky Rentals, spoke with us about Sea to Sky Rentals’ place in the Seattle short-term rental industry. Continue reading

The Wire Interview: CorporateHousingbyOwner.com Co-founder & CEO, Kimberly Smith

Corporate Housing Providers Association[Alvin Brickman for Metrosetter Wire]

The Wire Interview is  a continuing series of interviews with players in the corporate housing industry.

In this edition of The Wire Interview, we spoke with Kimberly Smith, co-founder and CEO of CorporateHousingbyOwner.com.   Continue reading