| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Almost everything is up in Burbank’s real estate market. More homes and condominiums were on sale last month compared to the year prior, more homes sold and median prices continued to climb.
There were 66 single-family homes on the market last...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:29 PM
Housing inventory and median prices continued to rise last month compared to a year earlier. However, homes sales dropped in Glendale, while they continued to climb in La Cañada Flintridge and the La Crescenta-Montrose area.
There were 83 single-family...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:50 AM
Pending home sales remained essentially flat nationwide last month, indicating that tight inventory and high prices continue to weigh on buyers.
The National Assn. of Realtors said Friday that its pending sales index rose 0.1% in January from the...
| Mar 4, 2014
The winter chill on auto sales is melting into a buyers market.
Dealer inventories have ballooned with the frigid weather across much of the nation in January and February. So automakers are turning to a tried-and-true method to move sheet metal —...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:12 PM
WASHINGTON — Factory growth picked up last month and consumers spent more than analysts expected in January, countering some recent downbeat reports that indicated the economic recovery was weakening.
Severe winter weather appeared to cut both...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Federal regulators are missing about 14 million metric tons of greenhouse gas in their annual inventory, most of which likely comes from the nation's growing natural gas industry, according to a new study.
But despite the higher estimate of methane...
| Feb 15, 2014
Susan Aplin worked behind the scenes for two decades helping run some of the biggest retail stores around — Williams-Sonoma, Sports Authority, Staples, The Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Pottery Barn.
But it wasn't until she and friend Carolyn...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:24 PM
The Los Angeles Unified School District still has hundreds of school buildings in need of detailed seismic evaluations and strengthening to withstand a major earthquake, according to district data.
The Times requested an update of the school district'...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON — If you're planning to shop for a home in the next few weeks, here's an early spring buying season come-on that just might save you some money if you qualify.
Fannie Mae, the largest mortgage investor in the country, has a bulging...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Southern California home prices in January posted their smallest year-over-year gain in more than a year, as the housing market showed signs of slowing.
The median home price in the six-county Southland rose 18.4% from a year earlier to $380,000, the...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Southern California home buyers continue to turn their backs on an expensive market with few houses for sale.
Home prices fell 3.8% in January compared with December, though the median price remained up sharply compared with January of last year,...