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

How a short sale can short-circuit your credit score

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.. Read More

Green Day's Mike Dirnt is ready to part with two coastal California homes

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.. Read More

Hot Property: Inside the celebrity housing orb

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.. Read More

U.S. home sales jump to a 10-year high

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.. Read More

Meet a new breed of hipsters: flipsters, millennials who flip homes

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... Read More

Neighborhood Spotlight: San Pedro's working to add leisure to its to-do list

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.. Read More

What about $875,000 buys right now in three L.A.-area housing markets

Here’s a look at what’s for sale in the high $800,000s in La Crescenta, Northridge and View Park. LA CRESCENTA: This 1950s single-story has a.. Read More

San Diego housing: Mortgage rates down but is it enough?

After a rise in mortgage rates following Donald Trump’s election victory, rates have inched back down to nearly 4 percent. In costly markets, like Southern.. Read More

L.A.'s housing costs make it harder for companies to keep workers here, survey finds

With year-round sunshine, golden beaches and some of the country’s best tacos and burritos, you might think Los Angeles wouldn’t have a problem attracting and.. Read More

California Inc.: Are higher gas taxes on the way to fix our crumbling roads?

Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section. Here's a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of.. Read More

What $900,000 buys in Anaheim Hills, Cypress and Dana Point

How much house does $900,000 buy in the Orange County real estate market? In Anaheim Hills, that amount could get you a remodeled four-bedroom; in.. Read More

San Diego home price increases fall behind nation

San Diego County’s home market continued to show signs of decelerated growth in January, falling behind the national average for the second month in a.. Read More

Meteorologist Dallas Raines records a quick sale in Pasadena

If Dallas Raines’ sale offers any indication, it would appear the forecast for Pasadena real estate is sunny. The local meteorologist recently listed and sold.. Read More

Stocks get a boost from consumer confidence and hopes for tax cuts

Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stock indexes sharply higher Tuesday, snapping an eight-day losing streak for the Dow Jones industrial average. The rally.. Read More

Why California stinks for first-time home buyers

If you’re a millennial living in California, buying your first home doesn’t come any harder. California ranked as the toughest state in the nation for.. Read More

'Dancing with the Stars' alum Mark Ballas makes the leap to Laurel Canyon

Former "Dancing with the Stars” regular Mark Ballas has made a couple of moves away from the dance floor, selling one home on the Westside.. Read More

Neighborhood Spotlight: Hyde Park, affordable and transit-bound, is on the move again

One of the enduring foundational narratives of Los Angeles is that of an avaricious, almost malevolent, municipality that bided its time before unleashing a wave.. Read More

Frank Gehry's Borman house in Malibu fetches $24.15 million, and other top sales

A television giant, a speculative developer and an NBA player were among those closing deals in L.A. County’s high-end real estate market in recent weeks... Read More

Mayor pushing public vote this November on convention center expansion

Voters could be asked this November to approve a hike in the hotel room tax to fund a more than $600 million expansion of San.. Read More

San Diego home prices dip in February

The San Diego County median home price dropped 1 percent in February to $492,000, CoreLogic said. Typically one of the slowest months of the year,.. Read More

Southern California home prices jump again as short supply fuels bidding wars

Southern California home prices jumped in February, posting the largest increase in more than a year, as buyers rushed to outbid one another for a.. Read More

Los Angeles ranks as the top choice in the U.S. for international real estate investors

Los Angeles is in a sweet spot in its real estate cycle that will make it one of the top choices in the world for.. Read More