| Nov 24, 2012
| 2:28 PM
HARBOR CITY (KTLA) -- A real estate broker has been charged with three counts of grand theft in connection with a scheme that officials say defrauded clients more than $600,000.
According to Lomita Sheriff's officials, 57-year-old Mario Hernandez used...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Board-certified real estate attorney Gary M. Singer answers housing questions in this space each Friday. To ask him a question about short sales, mortgages, refinancing, homeowner's associations or any other residential real estate topic, click here.
| Oct 16, 2012
Madonna is selling her Beverly Hills estate, but she doesn't want you to know about it.
The sinewy singer is asking $28 million for the 16,500-square-foot, French-Normandy-style mansion. You won't find it, however, on the Multiple Listing Service,...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 10:18 AM
A scam is sending e-mails to real estate agents, asking they call in with personal information because their professional license is being suspended, a state spokeswoman said Wednesday.
However, the Florida Department of Business and Professional...
| May 19, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Their internationally recognized names sell music and movie tickets. They promote perfumes and presidents. But when it comes to selling their own houses, celebrities often find that their cachet doesn't pull in the cash.
Actors Goldie Hawn and Kurt...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:02 PM
Real estate agents will tell you that a number of factors contribute to relocation decisions: police protection, water quality and proximity to the workplace.
And, of course, taxes.
"People always complain about taxes, even when they're not out of line,...
| May 13, 2012
Singer and actress Julie Andrews has listed the Brentwood house she owned with her late husband, director and screenwriter Blake Edwards, for $2.649 million. Less than a month after coming on the market, the tidy white home with gray shutters is already...
| May 11, 2012
| 5:53 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Police arrested a Bel Air resident and charged him with felony sexual assault.
The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office filed charges against Judd Weiss, who owns a valet parking service and is a commercial real estate broker...
| May 20, 2012
David D. Igla lost out on three Ellicott City homes in the past few months before he finally beat the competition and had an offer accepted.
What kind of so-called buyer's market is this, he wondered?
Some houses zip off the market —...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Andrew Raftery: Open House
Ends Dec. 9, Wesleyan University's Davison Art Center, 301 High St., Middletown, (860) 685-2500, wesleyan.edu/dac
It's always fascinating and a bit consoling when an artist, especially one with the delicacy and taste of...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:10 AM
Real estate website Zillow.com has built a successful business out of telling online visitors how much your house is worth. Now it's telling the world whether you're in foreclosure.
The company, which is based in Seattle, launched a free feature on...