| Jun 1, 2012
| 8:43 AM
If real estate rule No. 1 is "location, location, location," rule No. 2 may be that not all square footage is created equal.
Many shoppers blindly trust that the size of a new home featured in an ad or brochure is accurate. But the reality is that no...
| May 25, 2012
Your real estate agent wants to be your friend. Not your bowling or bridge partner, or a confidante to phone after a particularly tough day, but your social media buddy, a person who will keep you up-to-speed with newsy updates and insider information...
| 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...
| Oct 19, 2010
| 4:13 PM
A Bel-Air compound owned by the late real estate broker Jon Douglas has come on the market at $18.7 million.
Set behind gates on nearly 2 acres and built in 2001, the property includes an 11,700-square-foot main house and a 1,750-square-foot guesthouse....
| Oct 30, 2010
Artist Ed Ruscha and his wife, Danna, have sold their Point Dume-area home in Malibu for $4 million.
The 1-acre estate includes a gated, one-story ranch-style home that had been updated and two guesthouses. The main house has open-plan living and...
| Jul 23, 2011
Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne have listed their Hidden Hills estate for sale at $12,999,000.
The 2.5-acre promontory sits off a cul-de-sac in the gated community. The Cape Cod-inspired mansion, built in 2001 and featured in the June issue of Architectural...
| 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...
| May 14, 2011
Pop singer Katy Perry and her husband, comedian and actor Russell Brand, are listing their Los Feliz home at $3,395,000.
The gated property includes a stately 1922 Mediterranean-style main house and a swimming pool. The 4,600-square-foot home, with a...
| Apr 23, 2011
Ed O'Neill of "Modern Family" has bought a Brentwood home from cinematographer Robert Richardson for $3.05 million.
The ranch-style house was designed by Cliff May in 1953 as his personal residence. May, known as the father of the ranch house, designed...
| Dec 25, 2010
Bing Crosby slept here. And here. And here too. We're talking three former Crosby properties, all for sale.
Der Bingle sang of a "White Christmas," but the crooner's heart was in sunny Southern California, where he invested in real estate and built...
| Jun 4, 2011
Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has listed her Beverly Hills estate for sale.
The asking price is "available upon request" on the Westside Estate Agency website, but local real estate industry sources place it at $49 million.