Real Estate in the News

REAL ESTATE - Los Angeles Times

6/23/2019 10:00:00 PM

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.

Ever wanted to work in the historic Bradbury Building? Now, you can. NeueHouse, which provides...

6/21/2019 11:00:00 PM

President Trump has visited California three times since entering the White House, but he’ll have one fewer place to stay for the next trip. The Trump Organization has sold one of its last two properties in Los Angeles County, a Tudor-style home in Beverly Hills, for $13.5 million in an off-market...

6/21/2019 5:05:00 PM

Welcome to Hollywood’s life-size version of Monopoly, where celebrities are busy buying, selling, expanding portfolios and flipping houses. Among those rolling the dice in the real estate game this week are a music mogul, singers of note and a supermodel.

Our Home of the Week was a 1920s Norman-style...

6/18/2019 12:45:00 PM

Google is pledging to invest $1 billion to develop housing in and around Silicon Valley, where the success of the search giant and its competitors has contributed to soaring home prices.

Over the next decade, the company plans to lease to developers $750 million worth of land it owns in the San...

6/14/2019 11:00:00 PM

Supermodel, television host and celebrity home-flipper Tyra Banks has bought a Pacific Palisades home for a little over $3 million.

The 1949 traditional house, which has been owned by the same family for 70 years, is in the Bluffs area and in need of a makeover.

Banks, who in recent years has bought...

6/8/2019 8:00:00 PM

Dear Liz: I am trying to purchase my first home. I have a 20% down payment for the price range that I am looking for. The issue I am running into is that I have relatively new credit and my credit score is not great at all. I had to go to the emergency room two years back with no insurance and...

6/7/2019 11:00:00 PM

No two celebrities have been as prolific in the real estate market in recent years as Adam Levine and Ellen DeGeneres. So, it’s fitting that the two have come together on a deal of their own.

Levine and wife Behati Prinsloo have sold their estate in Beverly Hills to DeGeneres and her wife, actress...

6/6/2019 8:15:00 AM

Herbert Sandler, the surviving half of a husband-and-wife team who built the second-largest savings and loan and helped popularize an adjustable-rate mortgage blamed in part for the housing crash, has died. He was 87.

Sandler died Wednesday at his home in San Francisco, according to his website....

6/3/2019 8:15:00 AM

The mall is now a warehouse, and Blackstone Group is betting $18.7 billion on the shift.

That’s how much the New York investment manager is paying for 179 million square feet of urban logistics properties — the warehouses used by Amazon.com Inc. and other retailers to fulfill orders from online...

5/29/2019 8:35:00 AM

The sluggish Southern California housing market showed signs of perking up in April, as prices ticked up one month after they fell for the first time since 2012.

In a report released Wednesday, real estate firm CoreLogic said the six-county median sales price climbed 1.4% from a year earlier to...