| Mar 9, 2015
| 7:45 AM
A rolled-edge roof gives this renovated Craftsman bungalow in the Spaulding Square area its whimsical appearance. The original 1919 Batchelder tile fireplace remains while the upstairs has been reimagined as an office loft/bonus room with vaulted...
| Mar 11, 2015
For a while, real estate agent Chris Young thought he'd never find the right home — for his ambitions. Some agencies were too small. Some left him light on income.
Then, five years ago, he found the answer to his workplace dreams in an ad on...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 7:38 AM
Custom-built for indoor-outdoor living and entertaining, this contemporary has an industrial vibe with polished concrete floors, 12-foot ceilings and a floating-style stainless steel staircase. For the ecologically minded, there are two electric-car...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 12:30 PM
Actor Vince Vaughn has reduced the price further on his five-bedroom, 12,000-square-foot triplex penthouse in the Palmolive Building on North Michigan Avenue, dropping his asking price late Sunday by $1 million to $13.9 million.
Vaughn, who has hired a...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 8:12 AM
As a home buyer or seller, do you really understand real estate commissions? Do you know how much a real estate agent who lists a house for sale typically gets? Equally important, how much the agent who brings you in as a buyer gets paid — in...
| Feb 23, 2015
Q: I recently sold my house on the East Coast, and I now live out West. According to my real estate agent, the settlement went well, and the title attorney sent me a check for the net sales proceeds. At least, he claims he did, because it has been two...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 12:30 PM
Q: We bought a house four years ago in Oklahoma and ended up renting it out after we moved out of state. After renting the house for two years, the current tenants want to buy it and we have no clue what to do. Should we hire a real estate attorney or...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 5:20 AM
Do you think your house is unsellable due to its location? Highly rated real estate agents on Angie's List explain how to sell a house, even in the most undesirable spot.
If the most important thing in real estate is "location, location, location," how...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 12:46 PM
Homes in Encino, La Cañada Flintridge and Santa Monica were among the most expensive home sales to post last week in the Combined West L.A. Multiple Listing Service.
Yes, yes, we know many sales are closing outside the MLS system and will make their way...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 11:38 AM
The housing world was famously slow to embrace technology when that thing that used to be called the World Wide Web — or worse, the information superhighway — appeared a couple of decades ago, but it finally got the message. It seems to be...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 4:49 PM
The steady post-recession rebound in the Southland housing market continued last year, with area real estate agents optimistic that more of the same is in store for this year.
While sales of existing homes were down in most south and southwest suburbs...