| 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....
| May 14, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Home prices in the San Francisco Bay Area surged in April as a booming tech industry helped the region avoid much of the slowdown seen in California and elsewhere across the country.
The price gains mirror those during the region's tech bubble and...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:37 PM
California home prices rose slightly in May and sales fell as the market showed signs of stabilizing.
The median sales price climbed 0.8% from April to $386,000, research firm DataQuick said Thursday. Prices rose 13.5% from a year earlier, the...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:29 AM
The supply of homes for sale in Southern California crept up in May, another sign that the region's housing market is stabilizing. But it remains at less than full health.
If sales continue at the current pace, all listings on the market in metro Los...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Seven years after the housing crash began, most people remain deeply dour about the state of the nation’s housing market.
A new survey out this week from the MacArthur Foundation found that 70% of Americans still feel a housing crisis remains...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Highland Park's City Council is taking a hard look at city-owned properties including a community center once donated for preservation and the senior center nestled on the lakefront.
The conversation is expected to continue in the next two months....
| May 29, 2014
Letters to the editor from Naperville, Schaumburg, Batavia and Woodridge.
On the subject of student debt, a recent letter writer commented: "U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., says 'this is a big issue for our economy.' How so?"
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Rising home prices pulled more Southland homeowners back above water on their mortgages at the start of the year, according to new data out Thursday.
Just 8% of mortgage holders in the Los Angeles metro area, and 17% of those in the Inland Empire,...
| May 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
One-year-old Versatile, the Paris-based sales company headed by Pape Boye and Violaine Pichon, has closed a slew of sales on two flagship titles on its first-year slate: Supernatural thriller "Abattoir," helmed by Darren Lynn Bousman, director of "Saw II,...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Let's say you're fussing over the listing photos for your home, yearning to show it in the best possible light for the potential buyers who will see it online.
Fortunately, we live in an age where digital photography, many retouching programs and apps...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Glendale's inventory of single-family homes for sale shrank last month, while the median price rose past the $700,000 mark, a 13% jump from the same time last year, according to the latest real estate statistics.
The median price for a single-family...