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  • Hot new products for the home unveiled in Las Vegas

    Hot new products for the home unveiled in Las Vegas
    LAS VEGAS -- Countertops that charge smartphones, lighted toilet seats and beverage chillers that can be illuminated with favorite school or team colors were among some of the new and possibly useful things under the Las Vegas sun this week at the...
  • Three California ski towns rank among best for home investors

    Three California ski towns rank among best for home investors
    Three California locales made the short list of best U.S. ski towns for residential real estate investors,  reports online housing marketplace RealtyTrac. Whitefish, Mont., ranked first nationwide, followed by Truckee, Calif., near Squaw Valley; Vail,...
  • Mr. Marley's house from 'Home Alone' is for sale

    Mr. Marley's house from 'Home Alone' is for sale
    Old Man Marley’s house from “Home Alone” has come on the market in Winnetka, Ill., at $3.1 million. The wood-shingled behemoth, with 6,863 square feet of living space, sits on about three-quarters of a snow-covered acre. Should one...
  • A bluff-top Spanish-style villa with ocean views

    A bluff-top Spanish-style villa with ocean views
    Set on a bluff above the beach and ocean in Long Beach, this Spanish-style villa is rich in architectural details. Trussed and stenciled ceilings in the sunken living room, original wrought iron, classic tile work, interior archways and Moorish alcoves...
  • Eye-popping party house for sale in WeHo

    Eye-popping party house for sale in WeHo
    Southern California’s most over-the-top party house, complete with a casino room and a two-story disco, is back on the market and it’s looking more outrageous than ever. Owned by English glamour photographer Richard Franklin, the West...
  • Standouts among 2013 Homes of the Week

    Standouts among 2013 Homes of the Week
    A host of noteworthy homes were on the Southern California real estate market in 2013, offering visual drama, history and unusual features. Here are a half-dozen of our favorites from the year. January: Seeming to jut out over the canyon was the...
  • A Tudor along the water of Toluca Lake

    A Tudor along the water of Toluca Lake
    A red-brick driveway leads to this Paul Revere Williams-designed Tudor set along the water of Toluca Lake. The elegant formal entry and the library, with its wood-beam ceiling and built-in bookcases, are in keeping with the architect's traditional style....
  • When unmarried friends buy property, a partnership agreement is a must

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I hope you can help me out with the following problem: My husband owns 50 percent of a house. The other 50 percent belongs to another couple -- let's call them the "Smiths" -- who each own 25 percent. My husband...
  • Co-owner helped brother buy house, now wants to avoid tax liability upon sale

    Q: I own a house with my brother that we bought for $243,000. We now plan to sell it for about $323,000. My brother lived in it until last year and then rented it out. My tax bracket is very high and his is low. Since he was living in it, I have...
  • Low-balance mortgage may be difficult to refinance

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I was listening to you today on the radio and wanted to ask about my condo loan. I refinance my home in 2000 at a rate of 6.125 percent with a loan balance of $55,000. I am now 13 years through the 30 years on my...
  • When it makes sense to sell 'by owner'

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I have a house in the Fayetteville, Ga. area, south of Atlanta. I am stationed at Fort Bragg N.C. I drive home every other weekend and heard part of a radio commercial about a realtor charging a fee to sell a home...