| |1. Hot Property: 'Idol' Adam Lambert doubles down in the Hollywood Hills16:00[−]
It’s the latest stop on the real estate tour for "American Idol” alum Adam Lambert. The singer with the showstopping voice has bought a modern home in the celebrity-popular Hollywood Hills for $6.5 million, records show.
Lambert, who this month has been performing with rock band Queen in Las Vegas,...
|↑|3. Hot Property Newsletter: Now that’s entertainment10:05[−]
The deep pockets of the entertainment industry continue to shape L.A.’s real estate market. This week we’ve loaded up on actors, but have rounded out the lineup with a singer, a radio host and even a news correspondent. Farther afield, we spied an interesting East Coast spread that was home to...
|↑|4. Non-banks are back and bigger than ever03:00[−]
In the years leading up to the 2008 financial crisis, mortgage lenders fueled the housing bubble by issuing loans to high-risk borrowers. But instead of funding the loans by tapping deposits, as banks had done for generations, many lenders borrowed against lines of credit — and then sold the mortgages...
|↑|9. Tami Halton Pardee’s vision: homes for allПт., 14 сент.[−]
Tami Halton Pardee is on a first-name basis with the famous who purchase her homes, as well as those who can’t swing the rent on a mere room — she’ll chat up “Sam at Starbucks,” or handyman Daniel, who spends nights under a lifeguard tower near her home.
The founder and CEO of Venice-based Halton...
|↑|11. Historic home in Hancock Park is a hit with former DodgerСб., 08 сент.[−]
Former Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Adrian Gonzalez, who was playing for the New York Mets earlier this year, has bought a grand estate in Hancock Park for $10.5 million.
Set on two lots totaling about an acre, the Mediterranean Revival-style home was built in 1926 for J.B. Leonis, a banker and...
|↑|13. Warner Center shakeup as Anthem Inc. makes $90-million office moveЧт., 06 сент.[−]
When Anthem Inc. departs from its longtime Warner Center offices next year for new digs nearby it will leave behind one of the biggest empty buildings for lease in Los Angeles.
The 14-story Oxnard Street tower that the health insurer has occupied since the 1970s contains about 450,000 square feet...
|↑|14. Hot Property Newsletter: Longing for simpler days?Сб., 01 сент.[−]
This week’s collection is sprinkled with several houses known for their “celebrity pedigree.” What’s that, you say? These are places still associated with former owners of note. Our near and far examples include homes once belonging to an epic-making actress, a talk-show giant and a beloved ’60s...
|↑|18. San Diego County homebuilding up so far for the yearЧт., 30 авг.[−]
San Diego County is on track to build more homes in 2018 after years of staying below historical norms.
In the first six months of 2018, there were 6,953 residential permits issued in San Diego County, a 64 percent increase from the same time last year, said a new report from the Real Estate Research...
|↑|19. Stocks rise again as technology companies and Amazon jumpЧт., 30 авг.[−]
U.S. stocks climbed Wednesday, driven by gains for big technology companies and Amazon. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index and Nasdaq composite finished at record highs for the fourth day in a row.
Stocks have rallied over the last four days as investors grew more hopeful about trade talks among the...
|↑|20. San Diego home price increases fall behind other California citiesСр., 29 авг.[−]
San Diego County home prices in June increased 6.9 percent in a year, faster than the nationwide average but slower than other California cities, said the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices released Tuesday.
Out of all the regions covered in the 20-city index, San Diego prices increased the eighth...
|↑|22. Wells Fargo is cutting 600-plus mortgage jobs as that business slowsСб., 25 авг.[−]
Wells Fargo & Co. is cutting 638 mortgage employees, including 190 in California, as the nation’s largest home lender contends with a slowdown in the business.
“After carefully evaluating market conditions and consumer needs, we are reducing to better align with current volumes,” Wells Fargo spokesman...
|↑|23. Student loans are forcing young graduates to put off settling downПт., 24 авг.[−]
It’s that time of year, when students prepare to head back to the classroom. For many taking the next step in higher education, the question is increasingly, “Is it worth it?” Millions of millennials have already put off settling down because of the rising costs of servicing college debts, to the...