| 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 21, 2014
| 9:08 AM
January sales of existing homes in the Chicago area failed to beat their year-ago comparisons for the first time in 2 1/2 years, but a recovery of local home values continued last month.
The Illinois Association of Realtors reported Friday that 5,785...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Will this winter's subzero temperatures kill Homer Glen's green invaders?
"It may postpone or delay some of the damage, but it's pretty unlikely that it's going to eradicate it," said Mark Duntemann, owner and consultant of Natural Path Urban Forestry,...
| 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
| 4:30 PM
Talk about an Eye-popping number: CBS has been seeking half a million dollars from advertisers who want to tuck a 30-second commercial alongside the March 31 series finale of "How I Met Your Mother," according to people familiar with the negotiations....
| 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,...
| May 23, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Although a city-hired consultant is suggesting removing 216 structures from a list of historic houses and commercial buildings in Laguna Beach, some residents want more off the list — namely their own properties.
Property owners said during a...
| May 8, 2014
| 1:00 PM
When Adam Bernales and Denice Diaz started Seite Books in a little storefront in East Los Angeles, a lot of people thought their taste in books was too highbrow.
The offerings on the store's first, sparsely stocked shelf when it opened in 2010...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Home sales in the Baltimore region dipped slightly last month amid concern about a relatively weak housing market nationwide.
The number of sales in Baltimore city and the five surrounding counties fell by 23, or 1 percent compared with April 2013,...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Southern California home prices in April rose at their slowest clip in more than a year, a welcome sign for would-be buyers who have been priced out of the housing market.
Sticker shock has taken some wind out of the housing recovery in the last year....