| Aug 20, 2011
| 9:25 AM
Andrew Wells is hoping to buy a Baltimore home for around the cost of an old car: Less than $10,000.
Turns out he's in good company.
One of every 10 city homes sold during the first half of the year — about 275 in all — fell in that price...
| Aug 5, 2011
Sellers often think of open houses as opportunity time. They expose a listing to buyers who might not otherwise see it.
At the peak of the housing bubble, this was frequently the case. In many places there was so much demand and so little inventory...
| Aug 6, 2011
Walt Disney's onetime residence in Los Feliz, the wonderful world where his daughters grew up, has come on the market at $3.65 million.
The two-story French Normandy-style house, built in 1932, sits behind gates on an acre with views to downtown....
| Aug 19, 2011
Anecdotal evidence suggests that we're moving into a summer slowdown. It's not unusual for the home-sale market to slow in July and August, when many real estate agents and buyers are on vacation. The market often picks up again after Labor Day, and...
| Aug 27, 2011
Actor Matthew Perry has bought a newly built custom house in the Sunset Strip area for $8.65 million. That might explain why he put his West Hollywood condo up for sale last month at $2,995,000.
At his new home, walls of glass in the main living area and...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 8:39 PM
The Huntington Beach home of Robert Rizzo, the embattled former manager of the city of Bell, is no longer for sale.
The house at 1935 Lake St. dropped from the Multiple Listing Service on Tuesday, according to Torelli Realty in Costa Mesa.
| Oct 16, 2011
Comic actor Ben Stiller and his actress wife, Christine Taylor, have sold part of their compound in the Hollywood Hills for $7,325,000, public records show.
The entire property, listed at $12.5 million two years ago, included two houses and a one-bedroom...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 2:49 PM
If you're a conservation-minded homeowner and you go to the trouble, and expense, of installing a high-efficiency furnace or a truckload of insulation or other energy-saving features, you'd probably like to get credit for adding value to the place.
| Nov 6, 2011
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, whose given name is Michael Balzary, has sold his newly built Malibu house for $3.15 million. The two-story contemporary had come on the market in June at $4,795,000.
Designed by Marmol Radziner, the indoor-outdoor...
| Nov 27, 2011
It has been a busy real estate year for former "Friends" cast mates. Actors Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry have both sold places. Now actor-director David Schwimmer has put his home in Hancock Park on the market at $10.7 million.
The roughly 11,000-...
| Jan 8, 2012
Actress-producer Jodie Foster has sold her gated Beverly Hills estate for $8.3 million, public records show.
Climbing roses and red brick accents give the seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom compound an East Coast vibe. The listing described the style as...