Welcome to August everyone. The dog days of summer are upon us and you’re sure to start seeing back to school commercials in the next week. There is a lot going on in the real estate world so here are some headlines from the past week for your Monday morning pleasure:

The Daily Journal of Commerce asks the questions “Are You Ready for the New Urbanites?” as they look at how younger generations are looking for a different place to call home than previous ones.

On the heels of an Anna Nicole Smith Opera (yes, that’s for real), CurbedLA reports the estate of Anna Nicole Smith has put her house in Studio City up for sale.

Realty Times peers into the real estate market’s future and finds the outlook to be a “mixed bag.”

And finally, for those interested in a serious party house you have to check out the “Big Blue Pool House” for sale in Corona Del Mar for a cool $15 million.