Southland Home Sales Fall Yr/Yr Again; Prices Rise at Slower Pace

Southern California home sales fell to a three-year low for the month of July as supply continued to fall short of demand, some buyers struggled with higher prices, and investor activity fell. Cash deals declined to the lowest level in more than four years, while the median sale price dipped from June and rose from …

Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA) skyline will be changing in the near future

Real Estate Agent Sherman Oaks

If you ever looked at the Downtown LA skyline and really pay attention, you’ll notice that all the high rises have flat roofs. Well now look at all the skylines in major metropolitan cities; New York, Chicago, San Francisco etc… you will notice that there are designs on the rooftops. Well Los Angeles high rises have …

‘Minecraft’ creator Markus Persson buys $70-million Beverly Hills mansion

The L.A. area’s unusually hot ultra-luxury real estate market ended 2014 with yet another mega-sale. Swedish video-game billionaire Markus Persson bought a Beverly Hills mansion built by handbag tycoon Bruce Makowsky for $70 million. Although the transaction failed to eclipse last year’s high point for a Los Angeles home sale price — that was the …

Foreclosures surge in Southern California, but for how long?

Foreclosures in Southern California hit their highest level in two years in January, according to new data out Thursday. But market-watchers say it’s more a matter of lenders clearing their books than a new wave of bad loans. The number of homes repossessed by banks in Los Angeles County nearly tripled from December to the …

David Hasselhoff Puts Calabasas Mini-Mansion Up For Sale

SELLER: David HasselhoffLOCATION: Calabasas, CAPRICE: $2,299,000SIZE: 5,767 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms We first heard earlier this week from the fine fellow at the San Fernando Valley Blog that former “Baywatch” hunk turned German pop star and international televised talent show regular David Hasselhoff has hoisted his mini-mansion in Calabasas, CA, on the market with an asking price of $2,299,000. …

Huge, Fancy Sportsmen’s Lodge Redevelopment Approved

The plan to raze the charming, old-timey Sportsmen’s Lodge event center in Studio City and build the $60-million, upscale Sportsmen’s Landing shopping center (restaurants, retail, and Equinox gym) was approved by the South Valley Area Planning Commission, says the LA Business Journal. The decision has many locals miffed (there were nine appeals), and is also …

Celebs Make Secret Real Estate Deals at Sierra Towers

Real Estate Agent Sherman Oaks

9255 Doheny Road., West Hollywood, California Bordering Beverly Hills north of Sunset Boulevard sits the Sierra Towers. It’s no great that L.A.’s rich and famous (& celebrities) have long been drawn to the sexy, glass-walled condominiums at the Sierra Towers, a striking example of 1960s minimalist architecture. Former high-profile residents of the 31-story high-rise include …

California home sales cool in August as price gains temper,

California home sales cool in August as price gains temper…. – Existing, single-family home sales totaled 431,800 in August on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate, down 3.8 percent from July but up 9.3 percent from August 2014. – Statewide sales were above the 400,000 mark for the fifth straight month. – August statewide median home price was $493,420, …