Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Two years ago, Mike Saavedra moved to Southern California, equipped with a new high-paying healthcare job and a plan. The former Arizona resident would rent by the beach while becoming familiar with neighborhoods where he may want to purchase a house. But a few months after starting his search,... [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019 8:10:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
It was a year of new price heights for Los Angeles’ red-hot luxury housing market. But for all the $100-million spec homes and billion-dollar mountaintops debuted last year, off-market deals registered the biggest surprises. Coastal communities such as Malibu and Pacific Palisades saw price records,... [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019 1:30:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
La Mirada got its start when Andrew McNally, the map and atlas magnate who made his fortune producing globes and guides for 19th century America, left Chicago and in 1888 bought 2,300 acres of Southern California ranchland. He devoted 700 of those acres to his own pastoral haven. And though [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
If you are looking to buy a new single-family home this year, San Diego County might be a tough place to do it. Early estimates for the number of single-family homes coming out for sale this year are around 800, fewer than roughly 940 last year and 1,500 in 2017 [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019 2:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
US Bank Tower in downtown Los Angeles, the tallest skyscraper in the West for decades, is on the block as its Singaporean owners test the limits of the city’s burgeoning real estate investment market. Standing 72 stories on Bunker Hill, the building holds a prominent position in business and in... [...]
Wed, Jan 16, 2019 11:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
On a scenic mountainside in Utah, the 14,100-square-foot vacation home of movie magnate Jeffrey Katzenberg has sold for $11.6 million. The longtime Disney executive, who co-founded DreamWorks SKG in 1994, first listed the property seven years ago for $20.5 million, records show. Set on 1.57 acres... [...]
Sat, Jan 12, 2019 2:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Traditional real estate thinking is that the housing market holiday stall lasts until the Super Bowl. But there’s still turnover in the meantime. This week’s offerings include places with ties to the music world, film history and the sports scene. Our Home of the Week in Alhambra struts its English... [...]
Sat, Jan 12, 2019 8:05:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
The sands of Carbon Beach are among the most exclusive in California. Listings don’t pop up often, but when they do, they often fetch a fortune. Over the last few years, home sales in the enclave have flirted with and broken the $100-million mark. The latest to hit the market, [...]
Thu, Jan 10, 2019 10:20:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Apple Inc. isn’t the only California company with a China problem. From Barbie dolls to bottles of Merlot, the slowdown in China’s massive economy and the U.S.-China trade dispute are impeding sales growth for some other California companies doing business in China, serving Chinese tourists or... [...]
Thu, Jan 10, 2019 2:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
For the third consecutive year, California was legions ahead of the rest of the country in terms of priciest ZIP codes for home sales in 2018. California ZIP codes held 82 of the 117 most expensive spots, or roughly 70% of the list. The data, compiled by real estate database [...]
Fri, Jan 04, 2019 9:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
The once-quiet neighborhood, one of the city’s most scenic, is now decidedly upscale — and a major tourist destination. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019 5:06:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
A home can only thrive with a good support team, but finding that roster of handymen, plumbers and landscapers takes time. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019 4:36:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
Some prewar co-ops are selling at discounts of as much as 25 percent. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019 4:35:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
To bring an older apartment or house back to its original glory, you’ll need a team of expert craftsmen. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019 4:15:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
The years can be hard on a prewar home. If you want to bring it back to its original glory, you’ll need a team of expert craftsmen. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019 10:59:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
The pledge of $500 million to help build affordable housing in Seattle reflects a nationwide void in addressing the problem. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019 10:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
When you hear “professional organizer” you may think “reality TV,” but you shouldn’t. Professional organizers can help with projects large and small, and with the psychology of clutter, to boot. [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019 8:52:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
A former warehouse in West Chelsea, once the domain of a famed Broadway set designer and now home to a fashion studio, goes on the market. [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019 6:08:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
Consumer confidence and falling interest rates are helping the capital city of Bogotá compete for international home buyers. [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019 5:08:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
Yes, if you buy in the right place. [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019 2:30:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
If you live in the buzzing Oakland enclave of Rockridge, you know this house. [...]
Wed, Jan 16, 2019 12:20:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
A: The real estate market, during winter months, is generally pretty quiet, even in the Bay Area. People are traveling or entertaining, taking time off work, thinking of almost anything but real estate. Sometimes, though, things just happen such as job transfers, a growing family, or a dire need for [...]
Wed, Jan 16, 2019 1:17:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Original elements like the living room’s leaded glass windows and a wood-burning brick fireplace accent this sunny traditional residing in the Piedmont Pines neighborhood. Verdant views accompany virtually every window, while the eat-in kitchen and deck both enjoy partial views of the bay. A deck and covered porch stretch before [...]
Wed, Jan 16, 2019 1:06:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Random plank oak flooring lines this Cape Cod-style cottage bordered by a white picket fence in Upper Rockridge. Preserved period finishes like distinctive moldings and original built-ins await inside the home built in 1938. The living room hosts a wood-burning fireplace, while the kitchen enjoys stainless steel appliances and a [...]
Wed, Jan 16, 2019 1:05:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Recently updated and expanded, this two-story includes an unpermitted bonus room and filtered ocean views from the main level’s bedrooms. Stainless steel appliances, custom cabinetry and granite counters finish an eat-in kitchen that connects to the living room. New flooring and an updated bathroom await on the lower level, and [...]
Wed, Jan 16, 2019 1:05:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Mortgage adviser: Brenda Wyatt, All California Mortgage. Property type: Rockridge, Oakland. Loan type: Jumbo. Purchase price: $875,000 Down Payment: 10 percent. Rate: 4.375 percent. Backstory: A relocating client was hunting for a new primary residence, so I completed a full loan approval up front through our Advance Approval program, enabling them to shop for [...]
Wed, Jan 16, 2019 12:09:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Coveted, accommodating and turnkey, that’s 31 Purcell Drive in a nutshell, according to Leigh Schneider of the Grubb Co., who is listing the two-bedroom, two-bathroom for in Alameda’s Brittany Landing Harbor community for $748,000. “It’s single-story, which is attractive to many age groups depending on their needs, like a young family [...]
Wed, Jan 16, 2019 12:08:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Mortgage broker: Liz Bayer, ProMortgage. Property type: Single-family home in Elk Grove. Appraised value: $400,000. Loan amount: $278,000 Loan type: 30-year fixed Rate: 4.875 percent. APR: 5.098 percent. Backstory: A San Francisco Chronicle reader reached out to me to refinance her home with the goal of leveraging the equity for enough cash out to pay [...]
Wed, Jan 16, 2019 12:08:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Golf course views, bespoke finishes, an inviting courtyard and plenty of space await at 7030 Valley Knoll Road, a grand Mediterranean in Carmel that comes fully furnished. “The location is fabulous. It’s 10 minutes from Carmel-by-the-Sea and this part of Carmel gets a lot of sunshine,” said Cathy Schanderl of Alain [...]
Wed, Jan 16, 2019 12:07:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Franklin Albro and Gerry Sweeney spent the last quarter-century at 4422 17th St. in Corona Heights, lovingly tending to the classical design elements while adding contemporary flourishes. They turned the kitchen into a showcase, installed a custom sound system and implemented seismic upgrades. Only three families have lived here since [...]
Tue, Jan 15, 2019 8:33:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
A roundup of retail real estate activity in the Houston area. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
A listing of commercial real estate leases and sales in the Houston area. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Houston-based Welcome Group is getting a capital infusion of as much as $300 million from a New York investment firm to expand its portfolio of industrial and office properties. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019 6:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
The Houston Black Real Estate Association is turning 70 years old, and will be welcoming its new president at a ceremony with Mayor Turner, Sheila Jackson Lee, Al Green and Lina Hidalgo on Friday. [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019 3:30:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Offerpad, a real estate company that buys homes directly from consumers and then turns around and sells them, launched in Houston this week. [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Brookfield Properties, owner of Houston Center, downtown’s largest office complex with four towers and 4.2 million square feet, is launching the most dramatic renovation the 1970s-era property has ever seen. The project aims to give Houston Center an edge in a downtown market where the most desirable office buildings feel [...]
Wed, Jan 16, 2019 3:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Although many expect home prices to moderate, a new outlook by Freddie Mac predicts that the cost of homeownership will continue to grow at a faster rate than the cost to rent. [...]
Tue, Jan 15, 2019 3:24:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Tax and consulting firm Deloitte has renewed its lease at Heritage Plaza, but it's cutting the size of its downtown offices by more than a quarter. [...]
Tue, Jan 15, 2019 11:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Rents are rising in Houston, but not as fast as the cost of home ownership, according to a new report by Freddie Mac. Houston’s year-over-year rent rise for single-family homes in November was the lowest increase since October 2017. [...]
Tue, Jan 15, 2019 6:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Most consumers believe that real estate agents are working on their behalf, but that's not always the case, according to a new report from the Consumer Federation of America. [...]
Mon, Jan 14, 2019 4:46:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
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