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REAL ESTATE - Los Angeles Times

4/26/2017 11:00:00 PM

Here’s a look at what’s on the market for about $750,000 in Newbury Park, Ojai and Ventura.

NEWBURY PARK: A long, trellis-topped patio extends the living space outdoors at this four-bedroom in the Shadow Run neighborhood.

Address: 911 Rawhide Place, Newbury Park, 91320

Listed for: $749,000 for...

4/25/2017 9:55:00 AM

The San Diego County median home price reached $515,000 in March, its highest point in a decade and a 7.7 percent increase in a year, real estate tracker CoreLogic reported Tuesday.

The median price had been below half a million dollars since October last year, which had some analysts surmising...

4/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

U.S. home prices rose steadily in February as more buyers chased fewer available properties, a trend that many analysts say may not be sustainable.

The Standard & Poor's CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index, released Tuesday , increased 5.8% in February, the most in 32 months. Such...

4/24/2017 10:50:00 AM

A Venice residence made famous on the series “Californication” has sold for $14.6 million, a record for the beachfront neighborhood, public records show.

The home that sits on a lot of 7,500 square feet in the Silver Triangle consists of four permanent structures connected by three bridges that...

4/22/2017 8:00:00 PM

Dear Liz: In 2010 I was laid off from my construction management position. I was unable to find work for 28 months. The bank tried to foreclose but I was able to arrange a short sale of my home in March 2012. Shortly after that, my unemployment benefits ran out and I was unable to pay my obligations...

4/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Mike Dirnt, bassist for the band Green Day, is ready to beat it out of two coastal California neighborhoods. He’s put homes in Newport Beach and Montecito on the market for $3.8 million and $4.8 million, respectively.

The Newport property, built in 1967 and recently updated, sits on a corner lot...

4/21/2017 5:05:00 PM

Though Los Angeles employers are concerned that high housing costs are an obstacle to hiring top talent, the Southern California celebrity sphere remains largely immune to such affordability fears.

As spring temperatures rise, so do the number of home deals among the area’s high-profile actors,...

4/21/2017 1:10:00 AM

Americans bought homes in March at the fastest pace in more than a decade, a strong start to the traditional spring buying season.

Sales of existing homes climbed 4.4% last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.71 million, the National Assn. of Realtors said Friday. This was the fastest...

4/20/2017 11:30:00 PM

When the sailing vessel Pilgrim arrived at San Pedro to trade for cattle hides in 1834, seaman Richard Dana was struck by the area’s desolate quietude: It was, he wrote, “entirely bare of trees and even shrubs; and there was no sign of a town, — not even a house to be seen.”

To Dana and his crew...

4/20/2017 11:30:00 PM

That ever-present real estate breed, the home flipper, has spawned a new progeny: flipsters, or hipsters who flip homes — often to a hipster market.

If you picture millennial flippers wearing flannel and pork pie hats as they peer through ironic eyewear at fixer-uppers, that might be a fairly accurate...