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Venice contemporary displays a fresh face, forward-thinking

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 06:30

This contemporary residence, built in 1988, in Venice’s canal neighborhood presents itself as a happy marriage of eco-conscious features and minimalist design following a renovation by David Hertz.

The architect-environmentalist added a third story to bring in natural light and promote passive...

Cindy Crawford adds a stylish Beverly Hills flip to her home wardrobe

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 06:00

Cindy Crawford has gone shopping on the Westside.

The supermodel and her husband, businessman Rande Gerber, have bought a Beverly Hills home from OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder and his wife, Genevieve, for $11.625 million.

Tedder and his wife worked with Alvarez Morris Architectural Studio to...

Hot Property: The best seats in the house

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 00:05

For real estate entertainment value, it’s hard to beat Southern California’s celebrity market. This week, a boxing champ picked up a contemporary knockout in Beverly Hills, a former Lakers point guard traveled out of Hidden Hills and an HGTV star let us in on what floats his boat.

Once you’re done...

Mary Hart and Burt Sugarman list highrise digs in downtown L.A. for $7.9 million

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:30

Television host Mary Hart and her husband, producer Burt Sugarman, have put their condominium at the Ritz-Carlton Residences at L.A. Live back on the market at $7.9 million.

The three-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom residence, which the couple renovated and customized, had been listed earlier this year for...

Topanga home built by the Driscoll berry family gets a third price chop

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 09:15

A French-inspired home in Topanga hit the market in July for $3.2 million. Three price drops later, the four-bedroom, ocean-view house is now for sale for $2.795 million.

Newly remodeled, the contemporary home was built in 1991 for members of the Driscoll berry-grower family. The 3,400-square-foot...

Former MLB slugger Aubrey Huff takes another swing at selling his San Diego home

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 08:40

After renovating his San Diego home, former San Francisco Giants slugger Aubrey Huff is looking to score a sale.

The two-time World Series champion has relisted the five-bedroom house in the Rancho Pacifica neighborhood for $4.4 million. A year ago he was asking $4.1 million, records show.


As smart homes become smarter, tech companies rush to get in the door

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 06:30

For the majority of its existence, home automation has been confined to fiction and the houses of the wealthy.

But as more affordable smart-home technology trickles into the market, the demographics are shifting, and tech companies are jostling to get their virtual home assistants in the door....

HGTV’s 'Desert Flippers' puts a Midwestern spin on Palm Springs midcentury design

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 06:00

Can Wisconsin transplants strike midcentury-modern gold in the Coachella Valley?

That’s the premise that backs HGTV’s “Desert Flippers,” hosted by Eric and Lindsey Bennett. The duo flip about 20 desert homes a year with help from Lindsey’s brother, Mike Schneider.

The Bennetts, both 38, moved from...

KFI Radio’s Tim Conway Jr. records a quick hit in the Burbank housing market

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:05

The hits just keep on comin’. Comedian and talk radio host Tim Conway Jr. listed his Burbank home for $839,000 and in less than a week had multiple offers in hand.

Last year the KFI radio personality sold another home in Tarzana for over the asking price in just under a month.

The house he’s currently...

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll sells Rolling Hills estate in $3.05-million off-market deal

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:10

Here’s one move you won’t find on the NFL waiver wire: Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll has sold his longtime home in Rolling Hills for $3.05 million in an off-market deal.

Set on a corner lot on a private street, the single-story ranch house is surrounded by hedges and mature trees.

The house...

Casino mogul Bobby Baldwin is ready to roll the dice again on Las Vegas mansion

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:15

Professional poker player and casino executive Bobby Baldwin is no stranger to making money moves. After putting his Las Vegas mansion on the market for $6.5 million in May, the mogul has downed the price to $6.25 million.

The difference in price is about the same as Baldwin’s largest tournament...

KB Home CEO Jeffrey Mezger sees his bonus cut after vulgar rant at Kathy Griffin

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 06:50

One of the nation's biggest homebuilders is putting its top executive on notice after a vulgar rant against comedian Kathy Griffin was caught on tape and went viral.

KB Home CEO Jeffrey Mezger, who is a neighbor of Griffin's in California, was recorded by a security camera hurling slurs against...

Neighborhood Spotlight: Cheviot Hills, already pricey, continues on a steep incline

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 06:30

The groundwork for the upscale Westside neighborhood of Cheviot Hills was laid in 1923 when a single subdivision began sales of lots on a previously undeveloped patch of rolling hills 10 miles west of downtown Los Angeles.

It was prime real estate. In a newspaper advertisement for that first tract,...

What $900,000 buys right now in three Orange County communities

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 06:00

Here’s what about $900,000 buys in the Costa Mesa, Irvine and San Juan Capistrano housing markets.

COSTA MESA: Sitting on a corner lot, this renovated three-bedroom features such updates as a Dutch front door, skylights and custom cabinetry in the kitchen.

Address: 157 E. Wilson St., Costa Mesa,...

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ producer seeks $1.378 million for cozy Los Feliz cottage

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 15:00

Television writer-producer Bruce McCoy has listed his longtime home in the desirable Oaks section of Los Feliz for sale at $1.378 million.

Set up from the street and reached by a private driveway, the 1949 cottage weds vintage modernist details with updated interiors. Features include Douglas fir...

Former NFL pro Jeremy Shockey adjusts the price on Miami Beach penthouse

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 13:25

Jeremy Shockey is ready to field a winning offer for his Miami Beach digs.

After finding no takers for his longtime penthouse two years ago, the former NFL tight end has put the ocean-view property back up for sale at $2.85 million.

Set atop the Waverly building in South Beach, the three-bedroom...

Former 49ers all-pro Dashon Goldson puts his Encino home in play at $7 million

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:35

Dashon Goldson’s next big hit may come in the San Fernando Valley housing market.

The veteran NFL safety and Narbonne High School product has put his home in Encino on the market for $6.995 million.

Set on more than an acre of grounds, the estate was built in 1998 and has a gated motor court. The...

'Opus' on Billionaire’s Row cuts a cool $15 million off the asking price

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:15

It’ll now take $85 million to grab this hyper-luxury mansion, found on a stretch of Beverly Hills known as Billionaire’s Row. That’s down from the $100-million asking price when it first appeared on the Multiple Listing Service in August.

The gilded flourishes at the newly built estate, called...

Well-traveled Higgins House in Windsor Square returns with a fresh face, $9 million asking price

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 09:35

This Victorian in Hancock Park has a history as illustrious as any.

In 1902, Chicago grain merchant Hiram Higgins decided to settle down in L.A. He hired John C. Austin — an Angeleno staple for his work on Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles City Hall and the Shrine Auditorium — to build a nine-bedroom...

'Entertainment Tonight's' Nancy O'Dell records a quick home sale in Pasadena

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 16:55

That didn’t take long.

Less than a month after putting it on the market, “Entertainment Tonight” co-anchor Nancy O’Dell has sold her Pasadena home for $7.05 million. The asking price was $7.189 million.

Set on nearly an acre of grounds, the handsome Mediterranean Revival was designed and built...