As home prices rise and the economy recovers, there is an increased interest in having larger homes. However Los Angeles restricts the size of new and renovated homes. This has resulted in some tensions between property owners, builders, and local politicians. Ron Maman of Rodeo Realty Sherman Oaks was part of a Los Angeles Times feature on anti-mansionization rules and their impact on local neighborhoods. He moved from Beverly Grove to Encino in order to have more room for his family. Maman pointed out that tighter restrictions on home sizes can impact home values. “You’re putting a ceiling on what people can do with their properties,” he said in the article. Read the full article on the LA Times website.