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Dyer Sheehan Group Partners with
Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles
to Open Satellite Office in Ventura


(VENTURA, Calif.) – The Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles (AAGLA) has partnered with Dyer Sheehan Group in Ventura to operate a satellite office for member realtors, landlords and property owners.


The new satellite office will offer convenient computer access to AAGLA members in good standing who wish to complete official property rental or leasing documents. In addition, members may access industry forms such as agreements, eviction notices, notices to quit and various addendums relating to the apartment market and property owners and managers.


The satellite office is at 808 E. Santa Clara St., Suite A. Hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and by appointment on Fridays.


For more information about AAGLA, visit To make an appointment for services, call Dyer Sheehan Group at 805- 653-8100, ext. 5.


News Room

   Highlight on Local Rental Housing Trends
 Dawn Dyer was recently featured on KEYT-3 Santa Barbara as an industry and apartment expert. The news segment focused on the rental housing market in Santa Barbara's South Coast communities. Dawn explains the recent survey and analysis project conducted by Dyer Sheehan Group, rising trends, the shortage of apartments, higher rents and the need to build additional housing to meet  current and future demands. Watch the broadcast below, or here.                     

June, 2015
In this edition of Apartment Age Magazine, Dawn Dyer provides an update for the Ventura County multi-housing market and discusses the prospect of trading up and initiating 1031 Exchanges. Based on current demographic and economic trends, the prospect is a favorable opportunity for investors and property owners . Read the full story here.


May 16, 2015

Landlords at some of the larger apartment complexes nationwide are now using demand-based pricing software to set rents in certain parts of Ventura County. Dawn Dyer, president of Dyer Sheehan Group in Ventura, suspects dynamic pricing is most prevalent in the east part of Ventura County and that dynamic pricing triggered uneven rent growth last year in Camarillo and Thousand Oaks.

“There has been this sort of fits-and-starts phenomenon going on,” Dyer said Thursday at a gathering of about 50 property owners in Camarillo, where she was a guest speaker for the Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles’ spring conference. For the full article, click here.

May 10, 2015
Featured in Ventura County Star Homes section, apartment market expert Dawn Dyer will discuss apartment market dynamics at Spanish Hills Country Club in Camarillo from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, during the Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles’ spring conference.

A 30-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry and president of Dyer Sheehan Group in Ventura, Dawn will speak about local rent appreciation, vacancy rates and current factors impacting valuation of multi-family investments. Richard Rush, president of CSU Channel Islands, will also speak at the event. Read more here.



May 7, 2015
Santa Barbara Independent's coverage of the UCSB Economic Forecast Project's Annual Summit and an overview of predictions and trends for Santa Barbara's economy and rental housing market. Story features comments by Dawn Dyer in regards to a 2014 comprehensive 2014 housing analysis conducted by Dyer Sheehan Group. Read the full story here.

April, 2015

Widely known as the "apartment expert" of Ventura County, Dawn Dyer published an article discussing the January 2015 multi-family investment market summary and forecast produced by Dyer Sheehan Group in the April 2015 edition of Apartment Age, a publication of the Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles. To read the article online, click here.


February 25 , 2015
It was a record year of closed transactions at Dyer Sheehan Group! Transactions involving the sale of land, multi-family and NNN-leased investment properties totaled just over $71 million in sales price value,with most of the assets located in prime Southern California coastal communities.Two of the largest transactions involved properties in West Los Angeles totaling $63 million. Dyer and Sheehan represented the buyer of an entire city block on Santa Monica Boulevard. Read the full story here.



February 20, 2015
Dyer Sheehan's January 2015 Rental Market Survey and analysis is featured as the expert source as published in the Pacific Coast Business Times as "Ventura rents rise to record as Millennials delay buying homes." How will housing market trends react with less vacancies and higher rents experienced throughout the county? 

To purchase the full rent report, follow the tab on our website for Apartment Market Surveys. To read the full story by real estate reporter Elijah Brumback, click here.


February 18, 2015
Using our January 2015 Rental Market Analysis, the Ventura County Star reported that apartment dwellers in Ventura County saw rent hikes in 2014 that topped nationwide increases. Read the full article here.


November 14, 2014
Ventura County has become one of the most expensive places to rent an apartment in the United States, according to a federal report on housing. Read this vital article as published in the Moorpark Acorn and why our Dyer Sheehan report for the UC Santa Barbara 2014 Economic Forecast Project is so important in helping city governments, employers and developers work with trending data for rental housing. Read the complete article here.


October 25, 2014

Dawn Dyer was interviewed as an expert on the dwindling affordable housing market. Rents grew at the highest rate on record during the first six months in most market areas of the county, according to a study provided by our firm to the Ventura County Star. Read the entire article here.

September 4, 2014

The cost of renting an apartment in the county surged between January and July due to increased demand and a low number of vacancies, according to a recently released survey by Dyer Sheehan Group. Read the complete article here.

September 18, 2014
As an apartment and multi-family residences, the Santa Barbara Independent tapped Dawn Dyer to reflect on the current housing trends in Santa Barbara County and the high price of renting in paradise. Read the complete article here.

September 4, 2014
Dawn Dyer and Paul Sheehan negotiated a $37.5 million land deal that constituted an entire city block in Los Angeles. Read the complete article here.

October 3, 2014
Additional coverage of the $37.5 million sale on the cover of Westside Today featuring a comprehensive interview with Paul and Dawn. Read the complete article here.

September 16, 2014
Selected as one of seven Top Women Business Leaders in California, Dawn Dyer shared her philosophies of success with Forbes Magazine. The County Star profiled her achievement. Read the complete article here.

August 18, 2014

As a California beach town, Ventura offers vacation nest hunters the ideal weather, beautiful beaches, and great surf you expect from a southern California seaside locale without the attitude.  And while real estate prices aren’t cheap, they are still considerably less than their glamorous neighbors Santa Barbara and Malibu, making Ventura (and Pacific Pointe Condominiums!) one of the most affordable places to buy a beach house in California. Read the complete article here.


July 3, 2014
Dawn Dyer contributed to this timely article that discusses Santa Barbara's economic recovery woes about how residents are being forced into extreme competition to secure rental housing. Read the complete article here.


June 16, 2014
Recently named to the South Coast’s “Who’s Who in Commercial Real Estate,” 30-year real estate industry veteran Dawn Dyer caught the attention of the publishers of “California Women Business Leaders,” a section that appears periodically in the California regional issue of Forbes. The article profiled both Dyer and the real estate consulting and brokerage firm she co-founded in 1997, Ventura-based Dyer Sheehan Group, Inc. Read the complete article

March 20, 2014
Read why finding an apartment in Moorpark is no easy task. Interviewed in the story, Dawn Dyer explains the low vacancy rates of 2.99%, which is significantly lower than the average throughout Ventura County. Read the full story here.



February 7, 2013
Twice a year,  Dyer Sheehan Group, Inc. conducts a survey of Ventura County apartment complexes to track changes in rents for the purpose of analyzing the health of the market, primarily for investors. Read the complete article here.


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