Neighborhood Spotlight: Westchester evolves into a techie utopia

Surrounded by bluffs, the ocean, the 405 Freeway and LAX, Westchester started out as a windswept plain in a remote corner of the Los Angeles.. Read More

Could Wells Fargo's scandal boost mortgage discrimination lawsuits? L.A., other cities hope so

A recent Supreme Court decision that will allow mortgage discrimination cases against Wells Fargo and other banks to proceed is more than just another bad.. Read More

Home sales are happening on the shortest timeline ever recorded

Americans pulled back their pace of home-buying in April, as the shrinking number of houses for sale and rising prices are putting them in a.. Read More

L.A. County median home price ties record high as housing market sizzles

The median home price in Los Angeles County has reached the all-time high set in 2007, a milestone that follows five years of steady recovery.. Read More

San Diego home price hits all-time high of $525K

The San Diego County median home price hit $525,000 in April, passing the region’s previous peak reached in 2005, real estate tracker CoreLogic reported Tuesday... Read More

U.S. new home sales drop 11.4% in April, the most in two years

U.S. sales of new homes last month registered the biggest drop in more than two years. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that new home sales.. Read More

San Diego record: $10.1 million condo for sale

A newly built penthouse condo in La Jolla with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean is on the market for a record $10.12 million. The.. Read More

U.S. household debt tops 2008 peak, but this time Americans' finances are better

The recovery from the Great Recession has hit a milestone: Total household debt climbed to $12.73 trillion in the first quarter to top the peak.. Read More

Wells Fargo steered blacks and Latinos toward costlier mortgages, Philadelphia lawsuit alleges

The city of Philadelphia has sued Wells Fargo, accusing the bank of discriminating against minority home buyers. The complaint, filed Monday in a federal court.. Read More

Husband and wife disagree on how to spend an inheritance. Time to call in help

Dear Liz: My wife and I own a home with $61,000 left on the mortgage. I have a 401(k) with about $30,000 in it and.. Read More

Home of the Week: $260K condo in Golden Hill

Home of the Week is a column that looks at an interesting home for sale in San Diego County. Selections do not necessarily mean the.. Read More

Neighborhood Spotlight: West Hills a paragon of family-friendly suburbia

Once part of the vast holdings of Miguel Leonis, a former ranch hand who gained control of part of the San Fernando Valley thanks to.. Read More

Luxury home sales cooled in 2016, but a record number topped $100 million

Global luxury home sales cooled off in 2016 for the second consecutive year, even with a record number of homes selling for more than $100.. Read More

Rent growth steady for some of San Diego's biggest landlords

High rent for San Diegans means strong revenue growth for publicly traded companies that peddle apartments. Four real estate investment trusts, companies that own and.. Read More

Televangelist's planned resort gets a major redesign but wailing wall still there

At first blush, the sophisticated renderings bespeak a modernist, campus-like setting, embroidered with meandering gardens, plazas, and stone and glass low-rise buildings. There are restaurants.. Read More

Hot Property: Many roads lead to fame

It’s not just a face on the screen that makes one famous. This week’s offerings include big-name home buyers and sellers from many walks of.. Read More

What $2 million buys right now in three L.A. County real estate markets

Here’s a look at what’s on the market for about $2 million in the affluent communities of Cheviot Hills, Pacific Palisades and Rolling Hills Estates... Read More

Most homes in California and nationwide are still worth less than before the recession

Home values have risen for years amid the economic recovery. And in some corners of California, prices are even setting records, surpassing levels reached during.. Read More

San Diego is 12th most expensive city for renters, study says

The United States’ eighth-largest city is the 12th most expensive for renters, said a study released this week by real estate website Zumper. San Diego’s.. Read More

Neighborhood Spotlight: Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw finds itself in transition again

Few vantage points offer better views of L.A. than those in Baldwin Hills, where millions of years of sedimentary deposits in the ancient sea left.. Read More

Make sure home inspectors play by the rules

Most home buyers and sellers don't think much about what might derail their purchase or sale. But here's a sobering fact: One of every 20.. Read More

What $750,000 buys right now in the Newbury Park, Ojai and Ventura housing markets

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.. Read More

San Diego median home price hits $515,000 in March — highest point in a decade

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,.. Read More

Home prices rose at the fastest pace in nearly 3 years

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.. Read More

David Hertz's 'Californication' house in Venice sells for a record $14.6 million

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.. Read More