| Mar 29, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Former Los Angeles Times reporter Ruth Ryon, who created the highly popular and enduring Hot Property column on celebrity real estate, died Friday at a hospice facility in Redondo Beach. She was 69.
The cause was complications of Parkinson's disease,...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Marco Zappia, the late Emmy Award-winning film editor, helped shape scores of television shows and one very unusual English Tudor/French Normandy house, which has come on the market in Burbank at $2.199 million.
Embellished with gingerbread details...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Could Justin Bieber be pulling out the moving boxes and leaving Calabasas behind him like a rotten egg? Maybe. Maybe not. Celebrity-dish sites are citing unnamed sources, so take it with a grain of salt.
With the trouble the 19-year-old pop star has...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:18 PM
The wood, stone and glass Wolff House, designed by John Lautner and recently restored, is built into a hillside above the Sunset Strip in Hollywood Hills West. The Modernist home's living room, with 16-foot-tall ceilings and walls of glass, looks out on...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:53 PM
An ornate courtyard leads into this Moroccan-style villa in Malibu equipped for off-the-grid living, using solar power, well water and satellite communication. Set on a promontory in Malibu, the home has mountain, ocean and Channel Islands views....
| Dec 31, 2012
| 7:25 AM
The former Casey Stengel estate, built for the baseball legend in 1925, is a hit with actress Jenna Fischer. The "Office" star recently bought the Glendale property for $1.9 million.
The Mediterranean-style house of about 4,600 square feet sits on close...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Billionaire entrepreneur and inventor Elon Musk has bought a mansion in Bel-Air for $17 million.
Built in 1990 and remodeled with entertaining in mind, the 20,248-square-foot manse features a two-story library, a theater, a library/study, a wine cellar,...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Homes by big-name mid-century Modernist architects including John Lautner, Rudolph Schindler and Richard Neutra were on the market in 2012 -- at prices that may not be seen again soon.
Among the heavy hitters were two homes by engineering-minded...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Songwriter, singer and former "American Idol" judge Kara DioGuardi has sold her home in Studio City for $6.3 million.
Built in 1923, the 7,600-square-foot French chateau-style house was renovated and expanded by DioGuardi and her husband, home builder...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The Frank Gehry-designed Schnabel House in Brentwood has sold for $9.5 million.
The seller is Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Jon B. Platt, who restored the home, according to Times archives.
Built in 1989, the five-bedroom, five-bathroom residence...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Topping any L.A. area home sales last year, a 9.5-acre estate in Malibu owned by billionaire Howard Marks and his wife, Nancy, has sold in the $75-million range in an off-market deal.
The exact sales price and sales date have not been disclosed. It can...