| Feb 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Women wearing yellow raincoats and boots, a guy in a shark costume and several home improvement celebrities were among sightings this week at the Las Vegas Convention Center as more than 75,000 hardy home builders, interior designers and others...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Irregular shapes and a variety of exterior finishes set a bold tone at this newly built contemporary in Bel-Air. Walls of glass offer views of the Stone Canyon Reservoir, downtown Los Angeles and the distant mountains.
Location: 2170 Stradella Road, Los...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:20 AM
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,...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:15 AM
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.
| Jan 21, 2014
| 1:22 PM
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...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 11:49 AM
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.
Seeming to jut out over the canyon was the...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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....
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Seasoned real estate investor Kurt De Meire led an eager group of students on a field trip to a recent foreclosure auction. He wanted to show them how to flip homes — find bargains and resell them quickly at a profit.
At one point, he...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Q: I built my home in 2006 for $750,000. I have a loan with a balance of about $525,000 and an interest rate of 6.625 percent.
I have been trying to refinance my mortgage for the past three years but cannot find anyone willing to loan me money. I have...