Real Estate News

Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
A woman in a red dress twirls with a dark and mysterious man through light-filled hallways. Music flutters and surges in a romantically lit courtyard overlooking the twinkling city. A mischievous coda plays, and then the credits roll. It’s a classic scene plucked straight from Hollywood. But this... [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 1:30:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
The land on which Playa Vista sits on was, for thousands of years, a salt marsh that was fed by the Los Angeles River before its course shifted south to empty in San Pedro Bay in 1825. The Tongva people called the area Washna and laid their dead to rest [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
The San Diego County median home price hit $530,000 in May, breaking the nominal record set last month and increasing 8.2 percent in a year, real estate tracker CoreLogic reported Wednesday. Lack of homes for sale and slowed home construction appear to be major forces in new peaks set over [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017 10:20:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
In summer 2007, the Los Angeles County median home price hit an all-time high of $550,000. It soon plunged as the housing bubble burst and the national economy crashed. Now the median, the point where half the homes sold for more and half for less, has finally passed the heights [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017 6:25:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Classic comic actor Groucho Marx may be long gone, but his Hollywood Hills West estate is still around and appears to be a hot item. After only six months, the property is back up for sale at a mark-up north of 20%. Can you say: property flip? It’s just one [...]
Sat, Jun 17, 2017 7:05:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Q:Our homeowners association reserves are extremely low and our collections are growing worse by the day. We are a gated community, with many renters. Can we deny access to the automatic transponder gate to delinquent owners/renters and require that they wait at the guarded gate for entrance? Can... [...]
Sat, Jun 17, 2017 7:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Wells Fargo is facing allegations of a new scandal, this time involving its treatment of mortgage borrowers in bankruptcy. Some of the borrowers allege that the bank attempted to quietly modify their mortgages so that their monthly payments would be lower — but the length of the loans would be... [...]
Thu, Jun 15, 2017 11:05:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
In the month of May, the most expensive homes sold in Los Angeles County included record-setting deals on the Westside and South Bay. Here’s a larger look: $85 million — Malibu Music and movie mogul David Geffen sold his oceanfront compound on Pacific Coast Highway for an area-record $85 million.... [...]
Thu, Jun 15, 2017 1:30:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Many San Diegans would like to own a home in the region they work in, but they often struggle with the large down payment. Buyers are typically expected to put 20 percent down on a new home, about $105,000 based on the county’s median home price. Gearing up for a [...]
Tue, Jun 13, 2017 6:45:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Longtime Eagle Rock resident Allenby Arakielian remembers when the little mall on Colorado Boulevard was the neighborhood hot spot for shopping and dining. Anchored by Montgomery Ward and May Co. stores when it opened in 1973, the 58-store Eagle Rock Plaza was so popular that old-timers complained... [...]
Tue, Jun 13, 2017 10:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
When the noisy baby in the apartment next door keeps you up all night, is there anything to be done? [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017 2:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
When Larry Milstein, 22, and his sister Toby, 24, are not hobnobbing on the young socialite circuit, they hold séances in their family’s apartment. [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017 10:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
After giving up Manhattan to raise a family in the suburbs, Margaret Colin returned to find the city much changed. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 9:02:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
The “Veep” actress’s penthouse is a mix of souvenirs and furniture from the house where she and her husband, actor Justin Deas, raised their children. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 7:34:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
Sometimes co-op boards aren’t crazy about their commercial tenants. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 6:50:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
Here’s the income you need to earn to afford a home in the largest U.S. cities. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 6:29:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
Umbrellas are a quick way to introduce shade and privacy to an outdoor space, but choosing the right one isn’t that easy. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 5:49:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
This week’s properties include a four-bedroom in Easton, Conn., and a five-bedroom in Avalon, N.J. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 4:03:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
This week’s properties include a four-bedroom in Easton, Conn., and a five-bedroom in Avalon, N.J. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 4:02:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
This week’s properties are on the Upper West Side, in Union Square and in Park Slope, Brooklyn. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 2:57:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
The northwest unit offers unobstructed views of a myriad of San Francisco landmarks, while the open floor plan enjoys floor-to-ceiling windows throughout. The open kitchen boasts an induction cooktop and ample counter space, and wide-plank hardwood flooring graces the residence. The master suite includes a walk-in closet with built-in shelving. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 7:51:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Be sure to read the warranty coverage and the fine print so you know what is covered and what is not. Be sure to always call the home warranty company first to see if the repair/replacement is a covered item. If you have the item repaired without contacting the home warranty company [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 7:49:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
The byproduct of a yearlong renovation, 1578 and 1580 Fulton St. offer open floor plans, sleek finishes and enticing outdoor spaces. The upper unit, 1580, features four bedrooms, a media room and more than 3,000 square feet of living space. The master suite awaits off the back end of the home and [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 7:47:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
This sunny and spacious residence in the Kentfield school district offers plenty of avenues for customization. Hardwood flooring graces the public areas, and the home includes an oversize garage with ample storage space. The home is near a public park and a bike path. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 7:45:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Regulations also limits how tall a structure can stand in this space, and the sloping lot offered physical limitations for crews. “Nowhere will you find another home like this one, it’s a study in geometry that results in a singular piece of art,” said Cathy Youngling of Paragon Real Estate Group, [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 7:44:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. All the bedrooms — including the master suite — are on the upper level, with one opening to a sprawling sunroom that frames neighborhood views. A wood-burning [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017 11:13:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Do you gaze wistfully upon the neighbors as they frolic and splash in their backyard pool? Is your lawn too small (and your bank account too slim) to consider installing your own? Fret not, dear reader—you can still cool off this summer. Each one of these swimming pool alternatives costs [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017 4:58:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Join Lennar on Saturday, July 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the Grand Opening of Monarch, the newest collection of homes at The San Francisco Shipyard. Come enjoy complimentary eats, refreshments, music and tour the new professionally-decorated model homes by West Elm. [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017 10:27:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Ultramodern construction, Japanese style, contemporary lighting and expansive views define this newly built two-story home designed by Randy Ruiz of AAA Architects. The steel frame holds masonry walls and concrete floors accented by sleek lines and modern finishes. Both the living room and master suite include fireplaces and [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017 11:23:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Time was, a million dollars seemed to evoke so much to everyday Americans. Swanky vacations in the French Riviera. Bespoke suits and garages filled with Bentleys and Mercedes-Benz roadsters. Corporate titans sipping champagne (mixed with the tears of oppressed workers). And perhaps one thing most of all: big, beautiful, luxury [...]
Mon, Jun 19, 2017 6:54:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
The new 2929 Weslayan high-rise south of River Oaks and The Rice, a redevelopment of downtown's Rice Hotel, earned top honors at the Houston Apartment Association Honors Awards. The two Cornerstone Award winners were among 19 properties to be recognized by the Houston Apartment Association, which divided properties by age, [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 8:31:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Signage for Indigo/Momentum, two related energy companies, went up outside JPMorgan Chase Tower Thursday following a big lease expansion. The companies, which share common management, leased 67,710 square feet on floors 55, 56 and 57 of the building at 600 Travis, according to their brokers at Savills Studley. The companies [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 12:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
A historic home near Rice University -- historic not only for its age but for the architect who designed it -- is about to hit the market, a "once in a lifetime opportunity" says the real estate agent listing it. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 10:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Frontier Utilities, a Houston-based retail electricity and natural gas supplier, has subleased a full floor of space at 5444 Westheimer from Baker Hughes. Steve Hesse, Brandon Clarke and Ryan Roth of CBRE and Reid Wilson negotiated the lease for Frontier along with Randy Lerner of Wilson Cribbs + Goren. Bill [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017 12:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
CBRE Group, a commercial real estate firm based in Los Angeles, has inked a major lease expansion and renewal in Williams Tower for consolidation of its Houston workforce to a state of the art work space the firm has dubbed Workplace360. [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017 5:33:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Newmark Homes will begin selling homes in Bridgeland, adding a third community in the Cypress area to its offerings. The Houston-based builder has acquired 14 lots, measuring 70 feet wide, in the 11,400-acre development. [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017 5:02:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Hines and Prime Asset Management, owners of the 717 Texas Avenue office tower in downtown's Theater District, have secured a $163.5 million loan to refinance the 33-story building. JLL arranged the loan through Goldman Sachs for the 696,000-square-foot building, which was the first in Texas to attain LEED Platinum Certification for [...]
Mon, Jun 19, 2017 9:42:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
The ribbon for Emancipation Avenue was officially cut Monday at the corner of Elgin and Emancipation. [...]
Mon, Jun 19, 2017 4:12:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
HFF arranged $80 million in financing for the acquisition of BLVD Place, a mixed-use project anchored by Whole Foods at 1700 Post Oak Blvd. at San Felipe. Houston-based Whitestone REIT recently acquired the 216,692-square-foot retail and office project in Uptown, north of the Galleria. It plans to add a six-story building [...]
Mon, Jun 19, 2017 3:13:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Houston-area home prices have increased nearly 30 percent since 2000 and 3.6 percent since their peak in the fall of 2006, according to new data to be released Friday by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University. [...]
Thu, Jun 15, 2017 11:45:00 AM, Continue reading at the source