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5/14/2021 3:31:27 PM -04:00

In Beverly Hills, Korn guitarist James Shaffer is asking $5.495 million for his Hamptons-style home of five years.

5/12/2021 4:30:48 PM -04:00

'Black-ish' creator Kenya Barris just paid $7.25 million for a waterfront home in Toluca Lake, making it his fifth home in the San Fernando Valley.

5/12/2021 8:00:09 AM -04:00

In the three years since the Los Angeles Fire Department began tracking them, fires related to homeless camps have more than doubled.

5/11/2021 7:19:36 PM -04:00

After three years in Studio City, Swedish DJ Alesso is asking $6.5 million for his architectural home with a movie theater and bar.

5/11/2021 3:54:02 PM -04:00

Black Mountain Ranch, a 3,600-acre working cattle/horse ranch that combines 63 parcels in Ojai, just hit the market for $100 million.

5/10/2021 6:08:07 PM -04:00

Actor Tobey Maguire just sold a 1-acre plot of land in Brentwood for $10.75 million, the second-priciest land deal in L.A. so far this year.

5/10/2021 5:13:42 PM -04:00

In the coveted coastal community of Point Piper in Australia, media mogul Lachlan Murdoch has paid $29.8 million for a small boat shed.

5/7/2021 2:22:03 PM -04:00

In the Beverly Hills Post Office area, pop star Katy Perry sells the house next door for $7.475 million, or $25,000 more than she paid 3 years ago.

5/6/2021 3:56:48 PM -04:00

Singer-actor Tyrese Gibson is asking $3.5 million for his Woodland Hills home with a Transformer replica in the backyard.

5/5/2021 7:22:06 PM -04:00

After a year of ownership, Olympic skiier Lindsey Vonn and NHL star P.K. Subban just sold their Beverly Hills home for $6.9 million.

5/5/2021 4:25:20 PM -04:00

Musician Tommy Lee just paid $4.15 million for a Japanese-inspired retreat in Brentwood, complete with a tearoom, koi pond and garden room.

5/4/2021 7:00:32 PM -04:00

Phil Spector's longtime home, an Alhambra mansion known as the Pyrenees Castle where he murdered Lana Clarkson in 2003, has sold for $3.3 million.

5/4/2021 4:19:38 PM -04:00

Bill and Melinda Gates' divorce could put several luxury homes in play, including a cavernous estate complete with a trampoline room.

5/4/2021 8:00:52 AM -04:00

With soundstages in short supply and production on the rise, a developer plans to build a new studio in Hollywood.

5/4/2021 8:00:19 AM -04:00

Native American settlements were first, and then the rancho system -- Spanish then Mexican land grants throughout California -- were built atop and near those settlements and still shape our geography and place names.

4/30/2021 9:00:48 AM -04:00

Vacation destinations have become primary homes during the COVID-19 pandemic as Lake Tahoe and Palm Springs see surges in population and housing costs.

4/29/2021 8:00:35 AM -04:00

A cold storage plant in Los Angeles' Arts District would be replaced with housing, offices, a hotel and shops in a proposed mega-development called Fourth & Central.

4/27/2021 9:00:27 AM -04:00

L.A. City Councilman John Lee is again battling plans for a homeless housing project along Topanga Canyon Boulevard in Chatsworth.

4/27/2021 8:00:15 AM -04:00

"Them: Covenant" on Amazon Prime is a reminder of the all-too-common housing covenants that restricted who could buy homes in certain neighborhoods in Compton, around Southern California and elsewhere. Determined Black people over the decades fought for their rights to live where they pleased.

4/23/2021 1:18:21 PM -04:00

Billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad is asking $58.5 million for his architectural beach house in Malibu, down 22% from his original price tag.

4/23/2021 11:57:02 AM -04:00

In Calabasas, Celtics star Paul Pierce just sold his Mediterranean-style mansion with a Celtics-themed basketball court and bowling alley for $8 million.

4/23/2021 8:00:57 AM -04:00

Homes are flying off the market at a record pace thanks to a perfect storm: pandemic-induced demand for more space, low supply, and apps that make it easier to view, bid for and buy houses — all with a few swipes and clicks.

4/22/2021 12:52:36 PM -04:00

A year after listing his modular Beverly Hills home for $11 million, actor Will Arnett has trimmed the price tag to $8 million.

4/21/2021 12:57:59 PM -04:00

Fashion designer Sue Wong switched to designing a home for her latest project, and the 1920s villa near Griffith Park just listed for $6.2 million.

4/21/2021 8:00:14 AM -04:00

The region's median home price rose 15% in March, extending a pandemic-fueled housing boom. In L.A. County, the median price rose 17% to $750,000.

4/21/2021 8:00:14 AM -04:00

For eight years, there has been a high-profile argument over whether active earthquake faults run through the proposed development site in Hollywood.

4/20/2021 5:16:14 PM -04:00

Tycoon Goodwin Gaw, owner of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, is asking $21.5 million for a Wallace Neff-designed estate in San Marino.

4/20/2021 11:54:39 AM -04:00

Vice Media cofounder Shane Smith just sold his pedigreed estate in Pacific Palisades for $48.67 million, an all-time record for the coastal community.

4/20/2021 9:00:26 AM -04:00

Eric Reid, the NFL veteran who knelt in protest alongside Colin Kaepernick during the U.S. national anthem, is selling his New Jersey home for $1.85 million.

4/19/2021 3:46:12 PM -04:00

On the Florida coast, a three-story home owned by LeBron James when he played for the Miami Heat just sold for $12.75 million.

4/19/2021 2:24:49 PM -04:00

In famed Beverly Park, the longtime estate of late media mogul Sumner Redstone is on the market for $27.9 million.

4/19/2021 9:00:51 AM -04:00

In Scottsdale, Ariz., actor Steven Seagal is seeking $3.4 million for his desert retreat lined with bulletproof glass.

4/16/2021 9:00:41 AM -04:00

Media executive Chris Albrecht just sold his Pacific Palisades home for $16.25 million, the community's third-priciest sale this year.

4/15/2021 3:19:39 PM -04:00

Few are in a rush to go back to pandemic-emptied office buildings, data show. But landlords are betting people will want to return later this year.

4/15/2021 12:00:01 PM -04:00

Is a tiny house really a glorified toolshed? Are the unhoused serving as guinea pigs for architect's design experiments? Our columnist visits L.A.'s new wave of shelter solutions.

4/14/2021 4:39:48 PM -04:00

After buying a Beverly Hills mansion, prolific screenwriter Kevin Williamson has sold his Cape Cod-style home in Windsor Square for $9.415 million.

4/14/2021 3:19:36 PM -04:00

'Cheers' actress Kirstie Alley just sold her grand 1930s villa in the hills of Los Feliz for $7.8 million after years on the market.

4/14/2021 8:00:05 AM -04:00

In March, slightly more than half of homes sold for over the asking price across Los Angeles. In some spots, the share was even bigger.

4/13/2021 5:44:08 PM -04:00

Rapper French Montana is asking $5 million for his custom home with a decked-out recording studio in Hidden Hills.

4/13/2021 8:00:27 AM -04:00

If you're feeling the springtime itch to go look at open houses, first of all, we're sorry about the sticker shock. But here's a primer the hodgepodge of home styles you'll see around Southern California.

4/12/2021 8:35:39 PM -04:00

The permanent closure comes after a year of shutdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

4/12/2021 5:46:49 PM -04:00

Two years after paying $42.5 million for Adam Levine's Beverly Hills home, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have sold the place for $47 million.

4/12/2021 4:00:20 PM -04:00

A grand, tropical-themed villa owned by late actress Rhonda Fleming has surfaced for sale in Century City for $12 million.

4/9/2021 5:44:26 PM -04:00

Villa Firenze, a nearly 10-acre estate in Beverly Park, recently sold at auction for $51 million, the most ever paid for a home at an auction.

4/9/2021 1:19:00 PM -04:00

Descendants of a Black family that once owned oceanfront land in Manhattan Beach, in an area known as Bruce's Beach, could get the land back if legislation passes.

4/9/2021 10:00:46 AM -04:00

Cruise the coolest pads and businesses in Palm Springs, home to more Midcentury Modern homes and businesses than anywhere else on the planet.

4/8/2021 3:08:08 PM -04:00

A judge rejects approval of Tejon Ranch project's environmental impact report by Los Angeles County, effectively blocking construction.

4/7/2021 5:19:50 PM -04:00

Actor Michael Rapaport just sold his modern Hancock Park home of five years for $3.57 million, $600,000 more than he paid in 2016.

4/7/2021 3:34:05 PM -04:00

'Breaking Bad' star Bryan Cranston just sold his eco-friendly home on a Ventura County beach for $5.45 million, or $455,000 more than he was asking.

4/5/2021 3:22:10 PM -04:00

Once listed at $195 million, the Hearst estate in Beverly Hills is up for grabs at $89.75 million after the owner declared bankruptcy on the property.

4/5/2021 8:00:45 AM -04:00

New data show how property owners in Los Angeles — especially mom-and-pop landlords — are having trouble paying mortgages and keeping up with maintenance costs as their tenants miss rent.

4/2/2021 9:00:32 AM -04:00

Former Rams receiver Brandin Cooks just sold his 2.3-acre estate on a Hidden Hills hilltop for $5.4 million.

4/1/2021 2:40:58 PM -04:00

Lakers GM Rob Pelinka just listed his Newport Beach home of over a decade for $3.95 million, nearly double the $2 million he paid in 2009.

3/31/2021 4:59:04 PM -04:00

'Riverdale' developer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa hauled in $2.3 million for his 1920s townhouse with a historic Hollywood past.

3/31/2021 8:00:05 AM -04:00

Since 2017, the average rent in Fresno has increased more than a third, with new high-end living options and even deeper struggles for low-income residents.

3/30/2021 6:04:02 PM -04:00

Gene Simmons is raising his ambitions in Beverly Hills, asking $25 million for a mansion that he listed last year for $22 million.

3/30/2021 3:15:00 PM -04:00

Los Angeles opened applications for its rent-relief program, which aims to help tenants and landlords with debt stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.

3/30/2021 2:51:29 PM -04:00

Less than six months after Vanessa Bryant sold an Irvine home she owned with Kobe, the Tuscan-style spot is back on the market with a new look.

3/30/2021 8:00:24 AM -04:00

Downtown Los Angeles is but one 'center' of a city that grew out, rather than up. That was (mostly) on purpose.

3/29/2021 7:27:22 PM -04:00

The Paramour Estate — it was a convent, but not the Los Feliz convent involved in the Perry battle — would set a neighborhood record if she gets her price.

3/26/2021 8:00:28 AM -04:00

The project to expand production at Television City comes as shortages keep the region's existing soundstages booked year-round.

3/24/2021 4:44:26 PM -04:00

Creedence Clearwater Revival's John Fogerty is asking $9 million for his contemporary mansion that he dramatically remodeled.

3/23/2021 2:25:21 PM -04:00

In Las Vegas, basketball big man DeMarcus Cousins just sold his 20,000-square-foot showplace with an indoor court for $7.5 million.

3/23/2021 1:34:35 PM -04:00

Los Angeles landlords and tenants can start applying for rent relief funds from December's federal COVID aid package on March 30, the city announced.

3/23/2021 9:00:25 AM -04:00

In-N-Out Burger owner Lynsi Snyder is asking $16.8 million for her palatial estate a few miles from the chain's original restaurant.

3/23/2021 6:00:16 AM -04:00

The median home price in the Southern California region rose nearly 15% in February compared with a year earlier, according to data from DQNews. The record-high shows how a pandemic-fueled housing boom is extending into 2021.

3/22/2021 5:29:54 PM -04:00

Actor Walton Goggins just hauled in $3.665 million for his 1920s Hollywood home, more than $300,000 above his asking price.

3/22/2021 2:47:37 PM -04:00

Grammy-winning DJ Diplo just sold his four-story home in Hollywood Hills for $2.805 million, or $110,000 more than he was asking.

3/19/2021 9:15:21 AM -04:00

Wilson, co-curator of a groundbreaking new MoMA exhibition, counteracts architecture's inherent racism with ideas framed by the Black experience.

3/18/2021 3:09:26 PM -04:00

An English Tudor home built by Roland Coate, Reginald Davis Johnson and Gordon Kaufmann is on the market for $9.2 million in Hancock Park.

3/18/2021 2:56:02 PM -04:00

Architect professor Alexis Navarro designed and built an accessory dwelling unit that is affordable and attractive. The result is inspiring.

3/18/2021 9:00:22 AM -04:00

Veteran tight end Martellus Bennett has sold his modern, box-like abode in the Hollywood Hills community of Whitley Heights for $3.375 million.

3/18/2021 8:00:26 AM -04:00

Architectural designer Demar Matthews is using the Black vernacular — language, art, landscape, even hairstyles — to inform his work.

3/17/2021 7:49:21 PM -04:00

ADUs, also known as granny flats, are poised to transform neighborhoods across Los Angeles and beyond, as cities look to the compact dwellings as a way to ease the region's severe housing shortage.

3/17/2021 4:43:35 PM -04:00

Wrestling legend 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin is looking to sell one of his two neighboring homes near the beach in Marina del Rey for $3.595 million.

3/17/2021 10:00:03 AM -04:00

Claremont, on the eastern edge of L.A. County, is home to historic architecture along its streets and on the campuses of the Claremont Colleges.

3/17/2021 9:00:42 AM -04:00

In the mountain town of Telluride, Colo., the actor is asking $39.5 million for his scenic 320-acre retreat.

3/16/2021 3:23:07 PM -04:00

Warriors star Stephen Curry just sold his Bay Area home in Menlo Park for $1.4 million, about $50,000 more than he was asking.

3/14/2021 8:00:21 AM -04:00

Stuck at home and video-conferencing, Gen Z and millennial buyers have turned to antiques and art to liven up their spaces.

3/11/2021 9:00:16 AM -05:00

Jeffrey Epstein's former New York home — a 28,000-square-foot French Neoclassical mansion that the FBI raided in 2019 — just sold for $51 million.

3/10/2021 3:59:24 PM -05:00

Rapper Rick Ross just paid $3.5 million for the Florida home of NBA veteran Amar'e Stoudemire in an all-cash deal.

3/10/2021 8:00:18 AM -05:00

A planned community consisting of 15 3-D-printed homes is set to debut in Rancho Mirage next year.

3/8/2021 7:35:23 PM -05:00

The One, a 100,000-square-foot mega-mansion in Bel-Air, may be headed for foreclosure as developer Nile Niami owes more than $110 million in outstanding loans.

3/8/2021 2:47:14 PM -05:00

Antonio Villaraigosa, L.A.'s 41st mayor, is asking $2.595 million for his scenic two-story home in Hollywood Hills.

3/5/2021 5:24:38 PM -05:00

'Baywatch' star Pamela Anderson is offering up her place on the beach, asking $14.9 million for her designer compound in Malibu Colony.

3/5/2021 8:00:40 AM -05:00

The new Backyard Homes Project helps homeowners build an ADU. In exchange, owners make a key promise: Rent the granny flat to a low-income tenant.

3/5/2021 8:00:13 AM -05:00

Los Angeles has launched a program with over a dozen preapproved designs from top architects for backyard dwellings, cutting the bureaucracy for needed housing.

3/4/2021 4:25:06 PM -05:00

'Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon is asking $15 million for his New York penthouse, a quirky space that combines four units across three stories.

3/3/2021 7:37:44 PM -05:00

Lakers star LeBron James is asking $20.5 million for his Brentwood home — about half a million less that what he paid for it six years ago.

3/3/2021 1:52:42 AM -05:00

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3/2/2021 9:00:04 AM -05:00

In Beverly Hills, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi are asking $53.5 million for a mansion they bought two years ago from Maroon 5's Adam Levine.

3/1/2021 5:23:55 PM -05:00

'Sopranos' star Jamie-Lynn Sigler and her husband, former baseball player Cutter Dykstra, just sold their Valley Village home for $2.89 million.

2/26/2021 2:45:17 PM -05:00

In Mussel Shoals, Emmy-winning actor Bryan Cranston is asking $5 million for his eco-friendly beach house that he built in 2013.

2/25/2021 3:00:30 PM -05:00

After eight years of ownership, CNN anchor Don Lemon has sold his three-bedroom condo in Harlem, N.Y., for $1.525 million.

2/24/2021 5:18:10 PM -05:00

Lakers point guard Dennis Schroder has shelled out $4.275 million for a modern Tarzana home with a basketball court.

2/24/2021 2:39:16 PM -05:00

In Florida, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee just sold his three-story beach house overlooking the Gulf of Mexico for $9.4 million.

2/23/2021 3:41:10 PM -05:00

In Spaulding Square, Lena Dunham of 'Girls' fame is asking $2.795 million for her century-old bungalow of six years.

2/23/2021 11:00:41 AM -05:00

Staying indoors is driving us crazy. Thanks to a new company, you can book a garden in Los Angeles just like an Airbnb.

2/23/2021 9:00:15 AM -05:00

Actor Walton Goggins is asking $3.35 million for his 1920s English country-style residence tucked above Hollywood Boulevard.

2/22/2021 5:05:57 PM -05:00

Billionaire developer Rick Caruso, the man behind the Grove and the Americana at Brand, is asking $40 million for his oceanfront home in Malibu.