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L.A. Times - Real Estate News

Real estate news for Los Angeles, Southern California and beyond, including Hot Property (celebrity homes), home tours, and more.

Last Build Date: Sun, 18 Mar 2018 14:18:19 -0700

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San Diego becoming hot spot for real estate investing, report says

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:55:00 PDT

San Diego has become a more favorable place for real estate investing among big money players across North and South America, said a study released Friday.

The annual report from commercial real estate firm CBRE is a survey of multimillion-dollar investment groups — from insurance companies to...


Adam Levine's exit from Holmby Hills among February's priciest home sales

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 05:15:00 PDT

A Grammy-winning singer, a founder of network technology companies and the ex-wife of a billionaire were among parties involved in Los Angeles County’s biggest real estate deals in February. Here’s a larger look.

$26 million — Brentwood

On Oakmont Drive, the longtime estate of late businessman...


Despite push, San Diego County built less housing in 2017

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:00:00 PDT

San Diego County communities approved slightly fewer homes last year despite increasing political pressure for more housing in California.

Cities and the county issued 4 percent fewer residential building permits in 2017 than the previous year, said the Real Estate Research Council of Southern...


Amazon Books heading to Pacific Palisades as new village center takes shape

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 05:00:00 PDT

Just a few years ago it was said that Pacific Palisades’ tiny commercial center had the beaten-down aura of a Midwestern Main Street where the mom-and-pop shops have been driven out by Walmart — only there was no Walmart.

“It was a little village with one or two streets of stores and restaurants,”...


Senate is poised to roll back rules meant to root out discrimination by mortgage lenders

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 09:20:00 PDT

The Senate is poised to pass a bill this week that would weaken the government's ability to enforce fair-lending requirements, making it easier for community banks to hide discrimination against minority mortgage applicants and harder for regulators to root out predatory lenders.

The sweeping bill...


Developer planning Gaslamp hotel on Dick's Last Resort site

Wed, 7 Mar 2018 06:00:00 PST

Just a year after opening the tony Pendry hotel in downtown San Diego, developer Robert Green is hoping to open a second Gaslamp Quarter hotel, which would be located on the block occupied by the now closed Dick’s Last Resort.

While in the very early stages of planning, Green’s hotel development...


NHL owner lands Malibu estate for a record-tying price

Sat, 3 Mar 2018 06:00:00 PST

The Malibu estate of Westside real estate agent Kurt Rappaport has quietly sold to billionaire investor Daryl Katz for $85 million — an all-in price that includes the furnishings, according to a spokesperson for Katz.

The off-market transaction ties that of David Geffen’s compound, which sold last...


Hot Property: Getting warmer

Sat, 3 Mar 2018 00:05:00 PST

A bout of 50-degree weather forced us into wool scarves and puffy jackets this week, but the L.A. housing market cools for no one.

A “Hamilton” star found a new stage in Cheviot Hills; a pair of talk show hosts made some big moves; and the artist behind “Climax” and “Nice & Slow” listed a tantalizing...


Neighborhood Spotlight: Santa Monica's a great place to visit, but can you afford to live there?

Fri, 2 Mar 2018 05:30:00 PST

To stand along the fence of Palisades Park and look out over the ocean, it’s hard to imagine anyone taking in the same vista and imagining a destiny for Santa Monica other than that of a scenic seaside resort town.

Col. Robert S. Baker and Sen. John P. Jones, both of whom made substantial fortunes...


L.A.'s real estate industry enters the age of bitcoin

Thu, 1 Mar 2018 07:30:00 PST

A little over a year ago, in a first for Southern California, a buyer used roughly 3,300 bitcoins to buy a Cape Cod-style mansion in Manhattan Beach for $3.225 million.

Had he waited a year, that same number of bitcoins could’ve bought multiple beach houses, a few penthouse condos and a private...


Sacramento becomes latest city to allege mortgage discrimination by Wells Fargo

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 14:05:00 PST

Sacramento has joined Oakland, Philadelphia and other cities in suing Wells Fargo & Co. over allegations that the bank engaged in discriminatory mortgage lending practices, leading to a wave of foreclosures in minority neighborhoods.

The city filed a suit in federal court, saying the San Francisco...


Southern California home prices in January rose at their fastest pace in 44 months

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 14:25:00 PST

Home prices in Southern California jumped 11.4% in January — the largest year-over-year gain in 44 months as the region’s already sizzling housing market got even hotter.

The double-digit rise in the median price put it at $507,000, which was lower than December’s peak of $509,500 when the six-county...


San Diego home price starts year at $529K

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 12:30:00 PST

The San Diego County median home price was $529,000 in January, down by $11,000 since December, said real estate tracker CoreLogic on Tuesday.

The big picture: In a year, the median price increased 6.9 percent. San Diego County’s median home price hit an all-time high in June of $545,000. While...


California Inc.: Mnuchin comes to UCLA for chat on economic outlook

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 05:00:00 PST

Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section.

I’m Business columnist David Lazarus, and here’s a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week.

With the Winter Olympics over, I for one will miss curling on CNBC every afternoon. I was...


Sky-high rents and home prices are making it hard for Southern California businesses to attract workers

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:40:00 PST

Ace Clearwater Enterprises needs to hire four welders.

The South Bay aerospace company could also use three more machinists, as well as four specialists who use 7-ton drop hammers to form metal parts for fighter jets.

But filling those positions is tough. Many young Californians are going to college,...


San Diego's new single-family homes are pricey, modern and in short supply

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:25:00 PST

There is one type of home an American prefers to dwell in and after several generations it remains the most coveted.

A single-family home — not an attached condo or townhouse — was the preferred house to purchase for more than 75 percent of potential buyers surveyed by the National Association...


Home sales fall as supply hits record low and prices rise, Realtors group says

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 08:55:00 PST

Sales of existing homes in the U.S. fell in January from a year earlier by the most in more than three years. Would-be buyers were stymied by rising prices and a shortage of homes for sale.

The National Assn. of Realtors said Wednesday that sales dropped 3.2% from December to January, the second...


Commercial real estate recovery extending 3 years but retail retrenching, survey shows

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 06:00:00 PST

The San Diego County office market outlook has turned decidedly positive, according to the recently released Allen Matkins UCLA Anderson Forecast.

The industrial building outlook has dropped slightly since the June survey but it is still considered positive.But the survey of developers, lenders...(image)

Buying a Bay Area home is now a stretch even for Apple and Google engineers

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 07:10:00 PST

Bay Area home prices are out of reach for many middle-income families, but surely if you’re a highly prized engineer at Apple or Google you can afford a house there, right?

Not so fast.

These days even high-paid tech workers — the very people often blamed for driving up home prices — have to stretch...


Last year's housing market broke records

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 06:00:00 PST

The housing market reached new price peaks in 2017, shattering records left over from the 2005 housing boom.

Home prices rose as the number of homes for sale continued to drop — even more so than previous years. Meanwhile, the number sales stayed about the same.

Strong job growth, low unemployment...


East Village: 'They are creating a skid row'

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:10:00 PST

With San Diego's move to buy an Imperial Avenue building for a new homeless "navigation center," some East Village downtown property owners are saying it’s the last straw.

The city has announced it will spend $7 million to buy 1401 Imperial Avenue and turn it into a one-stop housing "navigation"...(image)

Salsa singer Marc Anthony lowers Tarzana home price in hopes of wooing a buyer

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:30:00 PST

It’s been on again, off again and now it’s on again. Latin music artist Marc Anthony and his wife, model Shannon de Lima, have put a second home they own in Tarzana back on the market.

This time the asking price is $3.35 million, a cool million less than they were asking when they first listed...


From Bel-Air to Encino, a look at L.A. County's high-water home sales in January

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 05:30:00 PST

A contemporary mansion with big-band ties, the onetime estate of a sandwich king and the new home base of a former baseball player were among the most expensive homes sold in January in Los Angeles County. Here’s a larger look.

$22.5 million — Bel-Air

On Somma Way, a contemporary mansion built...


City selling $1 lots: Is this the future of 'affordable housing' for the middle class?

Thu, 8 Feb 2018 06:00:00 PST

The cities of San Diego and Lemon Grove are poised to sell lots for $1 each to a nonprofit land trust that will build houses reserved for middle-class families.

Maximum prices, for new three- to four-bedroom houses, will be $350,000.One project is 16 lots on vacant land in Nestor, near a trolley...(image)

Sadly, no one will get to testify on alleged fraud committed by Trump University

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 12:05:00 PST

Donald Trump, president of the United States, has been given the go-ahead by a federal court to pay $25 million to settle charges that he committed acts of fraud on thousands of Trump University students.

The decision by the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco puts the kibosh on...