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8/18/2017 11:00:00 PM

Adam Levine won’t be coming home to Beverly Crest anymore. The Maroon 5 frontman and his wife, model Behati Prinsloo, have purchased an estate in Holmby Hills for $18 million.

Designed by architect Caspar Ehmcke and built in 1966, the French Regency-style home sits on more than an acre of grounds...

8/18/2017 5:05:00 PM

Not everyone blasts it out of the park when it comes to making a profit on a home sale. The cyclical nature of the housing market and having overpaid in the first place are among factors that can leave some sellers upside-down on a property.

This week’s offerings include a rapper who has had plenty...

8/15/2017 8:00:00 PM

USC Village, the largest development in the school’s history, officially opens Thursday as the university strives to house more students on campus — and broaden its connection to its South Los Angeles neighborhood.

The $700-million project spans 15 acres, has beds for 2,500 undergraduates and features...

8/11/2017 5:05:00 PM

It’s not every week one reports on a $350-million home listing. In fact, this is the first time we’ve ever been able to do that. Chartwell, the estate of late Univision chairman Jerrold Perenchio, has come on the market as the most expensive residential listing in the U.S.

Set on 10 acres in Bel-Air,...

8/10/2017 11:00:00 PM

Carlsbad’s luxury resort, Park Hyatt Aviara, has been taken over by its lender following a years-long struggle by its previous owners to repay debt that was coming due.

Although the transfer of ownership was recorded in early June, there was no formal announcement nor publicity surrounding the...

8/10/2017 8:35:00 AM

Two of the nation’s largest owners of single-family rental houses announced Thursday they are merging, creating a behemoth rental company with a major presence in Southern California.

The deal between Invitation Homes and Starwood Waypoint Homes comes as home prices have risen across the country...

8/9/2017 8:25:00 AM

San Diego was one of the most expensive regions for home buyers in California in the second quarter of this year, with just 26 percent able to comfortably purchase the median-priced house, said a report from the California Association of Realtors released Wednesday.

The Realtor organization calculates...

8/5/2017 2:35:00 PM

There comes a time for most San Diego couples when they get sick of renting and, for the Whites, it came around the 40th birthday mark.

Shawna White, 40, spent countless hours researching a place she and her husband Nathan, 39, could afford that wouldn’t break the bank. In addition to getting away...

8/4/2017 11:00:00 PM

After going on a real estate shopping spree over the last two years, Kylie Jenner of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” has switched into sell mode.

The 19-year-old reality television star recently parted with a home in Calabasas for $3.15 million and now has one of her three homes in Hidden Hills...

8/4/2017 5:05:00 PM

The big real estate news out of Los Angeles is that rapper-magnate Jay-Z and superstar wife Beyoncé are in escrow to buy a mansion for $90 million. Their pick of Westside neighborhoods after years of house-hunting? Bel-Air. We’ll be sure to let you know as soon as they have the keys to the newly...