Actress-scout Ronnie Mellen asks a whopping $25 million for 1,500-square-foot home in BHPO

If you think home prices are too steep in your neighborhood, divert your eyes from the Beverly Hills Post Office area. Actress turned location scout.. Read More

Is the starter home a thing of the past? In L.A., it all depends on location

The starter home has long served as the steppingstone into homeownership. But lately it’s become difficult to tell first-timers from repeat home buyers, according to.. Read More

Warner Music turns former Ford assembly plant into Arts District music factory

Employees of Warner Music Group Inc. for the last several weeks have been toiling in the same red brick building where men who could have.. Read More

He started in a hotel laundry room and now runs a luxury resort chain

Radha Arora, 60, is president of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, a 10,000-employee luxury hotel chain with 26 properties in 15 countries. A Rosewood venture recently.. Read More

Southern California home sales slowdown deepened in February; agents see busier times ahead

Southern California home prices barely rose in February from a year earlier, as buyers continue to struggle with the high cost of housing, according to.. Read More

Hot Property: Dennis Quaid breaks tie to Pacific Palisades home

It’s a wrap in the Pacific Palisades, where Dennis Quaid has sold his home for $5.9 million. That’s down about $600,000 from what the actor.. Read More

U.S. sales of existing homes jumped 11.8% in February

Sales of existing homes in the U.S. soared 11.8% in February, aided by accelerating wages and falling mortgage rates that are improving affordability. The National.. Read More

Top sales: Rolling Hills hits a 2019 high with $15.5-million sale

A cannabis entrepreneur, a former motion picture studio head and a cosmetics executive are among the latest movers and shakers in L.A. County’s residential real.. Read More

Income potential is a big selling point for L.A.’s millennial home buyer

More than one-third of millennial buyers say it’s very important that their new home offer some way of generating income, according to Zillow. In Los.. Read More

Trudeau plan will kick in money to help first-time Canadian home buyers

Canada’s housing agency will spend up to $941.1 million over three years to take equity positions in homes bought by first-time buyers, part of a.. Read More

California Inc.: Peele brings scares to box office again with ‘Us’

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.. Read More

Hot Property Newsletter: Rambling and a rumpled raincoat

Our clocks have been adjusted, spring is almost here and the bulk of the winter rains are behind us. What’s also moving ahead besides time?.. Read More

Legal battle pits Horton Plaza owner against burger joint

The new owner of Horton Plaza is embroiled in a legal tussle with a small-business owner who exited the downtown shopping center late last year.. Read More

Reverse mortgages, America’s most hated home loan, are making a comeback

Professor Chris Mayer has a lesson for ­homeowners: Reverse mortgages, which let older Americans tap their home equity without selling or moving, aren’t as risky.. Read More

San Diego home sellers are slashing prices

San Diego County had the second-most home price reductions in the nation so far in 2019, said research from real estate website Trulia. Price reductions.. Read More

One Paseo opens for business — kind of

One Paseo, San Diego’s most anticipated — or possibly, most dreaded — development, is officially, though just barely, open for business. The full scale and.. Read More

The buyer wanted the house and the car. The seller countered with the cat.

In today’s market, more than 80% of sellers make concessions to close the deal, according to Zillow. The most common concessions include appliances, repairs and.. Read More

San Diego County built 9,579 homes in '18. Some say it's not enough

San Diego County built housing at historically low levels in 2018 as the political push for more homes hit a fevered pitch. There were 9,579.. Read More

Why your San Diego rent might not go up this year

Consider yourself a lottery winner if you didn’t get a rent increase in San Diego the last four years. The region experienced double-digit percentage rent.. Read More

See January's home and condo sales with this map

Median home prices by neighborhood and ZIP code, compared with 2017. The information, compiled by CoreLogic, is derived from official San Diego County records and.. Read More

California Inc.: Finally, the Marvel character in tights is a woman

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.. Read More

Grove builder Rick Caruso reimagines Miramar resort with splashes of seaside splendor

In a quiet garden at the Rosewood Miramar Beach resort in Montecito is a white marble statue of the Buddha, laughing while four small children.. Read More

Hot Property: Asking price for $1-billion ‘Mountain’ comes tumbling down

In Beverly Crest, a prime piece of land branded as the Mountain just got an avalanche of a price cut. After listing for sale last.. Read More

We’re renovating more than ever. Here are 5 home improvement trends that don’t involve decluttering

Chalk it up to the renovation mania spurred by home-improvement shows: Remodeling remains an unbridled pursuit, and homeowners are spending record amounts. But there may.. Read More

San Diego median home price at $542K, sales way down

New home sales in San Diego County fell 20 percent in January from a year earlier, hitting an 11-year low, real estate tracker CoreLogic reported.. Read More