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US Bank Tower, once the West's tallest building, goes on the block

US Bank Tower in downtown Los Angeles, the tallest skyscraper in the West for decades, is on the block as its Singaporean owners test the limits of the city’s burgeoning real estate investment market.

Standing 72 stories on Bunker Hill, the building holds a prominent position in business and in...

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 03:00:00 PST

Hot Property: Movie mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg gives up high ground in Utah

On a scenic mountainside in Utah, the 14,100-square-foot vacation home of movie magnate Jeffrey Katzenberg has sold for $11.6 million.

The longtime Disney executive, who co-founded DreamWorks SKG in 1994, first listed the property seven years ago for $20.5 million, records show.

Set on 1.57 acres...

Sat, 12 Jan 2019 06:00:00 PST

Hot Property Newsletter: Revving back up?

Traditional real estate thinking is that the housing market holiday stall lasts until the Super Bowl. But there’s still turnover in the meantime. This week’s offerings include places with ties to the music world, film history and the sports scene.

Our Home of the Week in Alhambra struts its English...

Sat, 12 Jan 2019 00:05:00 PST

On Carbon Beach, a compound with 100 feet of water frontage lists for $35 million

The sands of Carbon Beach are among the most exclusive in California. Listings don’t pop up often, but when they do, they often fetch a fortune.

Over the last few years, home sales in the enclave have flirted with and broken the $100-million mark. The latest to hit the market, a contemporary compound...

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 14:20:00 PST

As China’s economy gets the chills, some California firms catch a cold

Apple Inc. isn’t the only California company with a China problem.

From Barbie dolls to bottles of Merlot, the slowdown in China’s massive economy and the U.S.-China trade dispute are impeding sales growth for some other California companies doing business in China, serving Chinese tourists or...

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 06:00:00 PST

California has 70% of the nation’s priciest ZIP codes when it comes to home sales

For the third consecutive year, California was legions ahead of the rest of the country in terms of priciest ZIP codes for home sales in 2018. California ZIP codes held 82 of the 117 most expensive spots, or roughly 70% of the list.

The data, compiled by real estate database PropertyShark, analyzed...

Fri, 4 Jan 2019 13:00:00 PST

Hot Property: An oceanfront score for Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban, the billionaire, television personality and owner of the Dallas Mavericks basketball franchise, has a new vacation spot to spend his off seasons. He’s paid $19 million for a home in Laguna Beach.

The contemporary-style home is found within Montage, a resort community that overlooks...

Fri, 4 Jan 2019 05:30:00 PST

Manhattan home prices fall under $1 million as sellers cut deals

Manhattan home prices fell in the fourth quarter, with the median slipping to less than $1 million for the first time in three years. Ample inventory continued to allow buyers to demand sweeter deals.

Condo and co-op prices declined to $999,000 in the three months through December, a drop of 5.8%...

Thu, 3 Jan 2019 14:05:00 PST

Cher sells home in the Beverly Hills Post Office area for about $2.07 million

It appears Cher found someone in the housing market — to borrow from the title of her 1987 hit song.

The singer and actress has sold a home in the Beverly Hills Post Office area for a little over $2.07 million, records show.

Built in 1957, the country English-style house sits on more than half...

Thu, 3 Jan 2019 09:10:00 PST

‘They destroyed me.’ Wells Fargo’s mistake forced her to sell her home

Michaela Christian lost a long battle with Wells Fargo in 2013 to save her Las Vegas home, a defeat she says changed the course of her life. When the bank refused to modify her mortgage, Christian moved in with a friend and scrambled to rebuild her life.

Five years later, Wells Fargo admits it...

Tue, 1 Jan 2019 05:00:00 PST