NEWS ARCHIVE


  • Actress Ashley Benson paints it black, then sells Los Feliz abode
    'Pretty Little Liars' star Ashley Benson has sold her Spanish-style home in Los Feliz's historic Laughlin Park neighborhood for $2.14 million. Read More
  • At Voila Creative Studio, there's an art to avoiding the boring
    For clients as varied as singer Camila Cabello and designer Carolina Herrera, Katrien Van Der Schueren brings wit and surprise to furniture, lighting, art and events. Read More
  • Quest Nutrition founders Ron and Shannan Penna snatch up a Brentwood farmhouse
    In Brentwood, Quest Nutrition founders Ron and Shannan Penna have shelled out $4.55 million for a stylish new farmhouse. Read More
  • Former Beverly Hills home of singer Bobby Darin lists for $8.5 million
    A Beverly Hills home once owned by Bobby Darin and used as a recording studio by the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Ozzy Osbourne is for sale at $8.5 million. Read More
  • Noah Walker's latest creation sells for $35 million
    In the posh Beverly Hills enclave of Trousdale Estates, a massive showplace designed by Noah Walker has sold for $35 million. Read More
  • What $750,000 buys right now in three Ventura County communities
    Here's a look at what roughly $750,000 buys right now in Santa Paula, Newbury Park and Port Hueneme in Ventura County. Read More
  • Merv Griffin's former Century City townhouse seeks $3.25 million
    In Century City, an amenity-filled townhouse once owned by late TV host Merv Griffin is up for grabs at $3.25 million. Read More
  • Modest Mouse frontman Isaac Brock selling century-old Craftsman in Portland
    A month after his Portland, Ore., bar, Poison's Rainbow, closed down, Modest Mouse frontman Isaac Brock has listed his nearby home for $1.3 million. Read More
  • John Travolta sells Brentwood compound to Scooter Braun for $18 million
    John Travolta and Kelly Preston have sold their longtime Brentwood compound for $18 million. Read More
  • Ed Niles' dramatic glass house in Malibu sells for $4.2 million
    In the hills of Malibu, a glass-covered home built by contemporary architect Ed Niles has sold for $4.2 million. Read More
  • Pauly Shore seeks $9.5 million for Hollywood Hills spread
    Comic-actor Pauly Shore is asking $9.5 million for his renovated home in the Hollywood Hills. Read More
  • Former Rockets star Steve Francis lands one home, lists another outside Houston
    Former Rockets point guard Steve Francis has picked up a new home in the Houston suburb of Sugar Land while relisting his old place for $4.995 million. Read More
  • L.A. Kings captain Anze Kopitar lists Manhattan Beach house for sale
    Los Angeles Kings star Anze Kopitar has listed his longtime home in Manhattan Beach for sale at $2.949 million. Read More
  • Ex-Tinder exec Brian Norgard finds a match in Manhattan Beach
    Brian Norgard, Tinder's former chief product officer, has paid $4.35 million for a two-story home overlooking the ocean in Manhattan Beach. Read More
  • Hot Property: Gun art, animal figurines and Dr. Phil. Oh my
    A Beverly Hills-area home owned by Dr. Phil's family trust boasts eccentric details and artwork. Also: Fred Savage and NBA baller Chandler Parsons. Read More
  • From carriage house to modern family space for actress Erinn Hayes
    The star of Netflix's 'Medical Police' overcame design challenges in creating a detached living space in her 1906 home's backyard. Read More
  • Home of the Week: In Beverly Hills, the romantic stylings of Wallace Neff
    A Beverly Hills estate by Wallace Neff displays the architect's attention to detail. Asking price: $15.75 million. Read More
  • French DJ Cedric Gervais floats waterfront villa for sale in Miami Beach
    In Miami Beach, Grammy-winning DJ is asking $2.8 million for his waterfront pad complete with a private dock and recording studio. Read More
  • Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari toss Tennessee mansion back on the market
    Former NFL quarterback Jay Cutler and reality star Kristin Cavallari have trimmed the price of their Nashville mansion to $4.95 million. Read More
  • For lease: A Disney animator's former home in Hollywood Hills
    The longtime home of Disney animator Art Babbitt and late actress Barbara Perry has come up for lease in the Hollywood Hills at $6,500 a month. Read More
  • 5SOS guitarist Michael Clifford nabs a place where he can entertain in Valley Village
    In Valley Village, 5 Seconds of Summer guitarist Michael Clifford has picked up an entertainer's abode with two homes and a pool for $2.025 million. Read More
  • Charlie Sheen finally sells Beverly Hills-area mansion for $6.6 million
    Actor Charlie Sheen has sold his Beverly Hills-area mansion at a loss. Read More
  • What $625,000 buys right now in three Orange County cities
    Take a look at what roughly $625,000 buys right now in the cities of Rancho Santa Margarita, Santa Ana and Mission Viejo. Read More
  • Swae Lee of Rae Sremmurd buys Woodland Hills home from Jonathan Frakes and Genie Francis
    Rapper Swae Lee of the hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd has paid $3.5 million for the Woodland Hills home of actors Jonathan Frakes and Genie Francis. Read More
  • French Montana lists Hidden Hills mansion he bought from Selena Gomez
    Rapper French Montana is looking to double his money in Hidden Hills, asking $6.599 million for a mansion he bought from Selena Gomez for $3.3 million. Read More
  • Prolific director Walter Hill sells Malibu beach house for $8.2 million
    On Malibu's Broad Beach, action director Walter Hills has sold his oceanfront home of 15 years for $8.225 million. Read More
  • Retired NFL player and magician Jon Dorenbos conjures up a sale in Huntington Beach
    Former Philadelphia Eagle Jon Dorenbos, who doubles as a magician, has sold his Huntington Beach town house for $1.15 million. Read More
  • Debbie Reynolds' family ranch in Central California hits the market
    The Creston, Calif., ranch and production studio of late singer-actress Debbie Reynolds is for sale at a little over $3.9 million. Read More
  • Forest Whitaker sells two Hollywood Hills homes for $3.85 million
    In Hollywood Hills, actor Forest Whitaker just sold a gated compound with two homes for $3.85 million. Read More
  • 'Insecure' producer Prentice Penny inks deal for L.A.-area home
    "Insecure" executive producer, writer and director Prentice Penny has paid $2.8 million for a home near L.A.'s South Bay. Read More
  • L.A. County's home sale price record was shattered in 2019. Will it be broken in 2020?
    Will 2020 be another record-breaking year for L.A. County real estate prices? These properties are aiming for the all-time sale price record. Read More
  • Hockey star Ilya Kovalchuk buys Beverly Hills home for $11.2 million
    Former L.A. King Ilya Kovalchuk has splashed out $11.2 million for a roughly 6,200-square-foot home in Beverly Hills. Read More
  • CrossFit co-founder Greg Glassman's Hawaii home seeks $7 million
    CrossFit founder Greg Glassman is looking to work out a deal for his Hawaiian home, listing the coastal estate for $7 million. Read More
  • Doctor-turned-TV writer Neal Baer braces for a loss in Brentwood
    In Brentwood, writer-producer Neal Baer is asking $3.35 million for his scenic Midcentury, or $150,000 less than he paid for it five years ago. Read More
  • Hot Property Newsletter: There's music in the real estate air
    Sammy Hagar, Troy Van Leeuwen and John Hiatt are among musicians making the housing scene. Read More
  • Hot Property: Tom Brady looks to score in the Massachusetts housing market
    Tom Brady and wife Gisele Bündchen are seeking $33.9 million for their roughly five-acre estate in Massachusetts. Also: The longtime West Hollywood condo of Diahann Carroll has come up for sale, and a Disney actress lets go of her longtime L.A. home. Read More
  • Actress Diana Maria Riva finds her sunny side in the backyard | My Favorite Room
    Actress Diana Maria Riva finds peace and serenity in the backyard of her Burbank home. Read More
  • Home of the Week: La Jolla mansion has plenty of curve appeal
    A modern La Jolla mansion features curved walls of glass and ocean views. Asking price: $12.795 million. Read More
  • NBA's Chandler Parsons bags a second L.A. home for $6.775 million
    Basketball player Chandler Parsons, who bought a Malibu home in December, has bought another property in Hollywood Hills for $6.775 million. Read More
  • Colin Farrell-tied home in Hollywood Hills fetches $1.3 million
    A Hollywood Hills home owned in a trust tied to actor Colin Farrell has sold for $1.3 million. Read More
  • TV writers ink deal for actor Fred Savage's Hancock Park home
    TV writers Bill Wrubel and Jennifer Crittenden have shelled out $5 million for the Hancock Park home of actor Fred Savage. Read More
  • Long Beach House Hunt: Penthouse or beach house?
    For $3 million, which would you prefer: a one-of-a-kind penthouse atop a historic building in downtown Long Beach, or a charming beachfront abode on the Peninsula? Read More
  • Venice cottages transformed from dowdy to boho chic
    Real estate agent Juliette Hohnen renovated and rebuilt two Venice cottages after buying the properties in 2014. Read More
  • Bizarrely decorated home owned by Dr. Phil trust hits the market
    A bizarrely decorated home owned by a family trust tied to Phillip McGraw, the TV host known as Dr. Phil, is up for grabs for $5.75 million in Beverly Crest. Read More
  • 'Grey's Anatomy' star Ellen Pompeo sells chic Hamptons farmhouse
    In Sag Harbor, N.Y., actress Ellen Pompeo of 'Grey's Anatomy' fame has sold her modern farmhouse for $2.995 million. Read More
  • On sale: What price-reduced homes $950,000 buys right now in three L.A. County cities
    Take a look at what priced-reduced homes roughly $950,000 buys right now in Pasadena, Woodland Hills and Long Beach in L.A. County. Read More
  • Los Angeles' biggest home sales of 2019 hit the $150-million mark
    Los Angeles County's most expensive home sales included six transactions north of $70 million and three sales of $100 million or more. Read More
  • Ex-Charger Antonio Gates takes a loss in sale of Encino mansion
    Former L.A. Chargers tight end Antonio Gates and his wife, Sasha Gates, have sold their Encino home for $6.5 million, or a roughly $500,000 loss. Read More
  • Singer-songwriter Lourdes Hernández sells artsy Los Feliz abode for $2.125 million
    Lourdes Hernández, the indie-folk artist known as Russian Red, has sold her Los Feliz home for $2.125 million, or $240,000 over her asking price. Read More
  • Aaron Paul breaks loose from Sunset Strip pad
    Aaron Paul of 'Breaking Bad' fame has sold his longtime home above the Sunset Strip for $2.198 million. Read More
  • MLB pitcher Jorge de la Rosa parts with his Scottsdale base
    The free agent scoops up $1.85 million for the imposing contemporary. Read More
  • Country and blues singer-songwriter John Hiatt closes a door in Nashville
    Musician John Hiatt has sold his Traditional-style house in Tennessee for $1.075 million. Read More
  • Aaron Rodgers and Danica Patrick drop $28 million on Malibu beach house
    In Malibu, NFL star Aaron Rodgers and race car driver Danica Patrick have shelled out $28 million for a scenic beachfront villa. Read More
  • Rocker Sammy Hagar chills out and offers his Arrowhead retreat for lease
    The French chateau is also available for purchase at $3.9 million. Read More
  • Hot Property: Kawhi Leonard splurges on Staples Center-adjacent digs
    An LLC tied to Kawhi Leonard paid $6.725 million for a penthouse at the Ritz-Carlton Residences at L.A. Live. Actor Josh Lucas is ready to sell his eco-friendly home. Read More
  • Hot Property Newsletter: Good things, small packages
    A condo once lived in by rocker David Bowie is up for lease, and the West Hollywood condo of the late actress-singer Diahann Carroll is on the market. Read More
  • Shantel VanSanten finds the right spot for her 10-foot table: a converted garage | My Favorite Room
    Actress Shantel VanSanten brings people together in an entertaining space that once was a garage. Read More
  • Home of the Week: Swiss Chalet Craftsman holds fast to its roots in Riverside
    A Swiss Chalet-style Craftsman home in Riverside features original Oregon pine woodwork, a covered front porch and a secret bar. Asking price: $1.2 million. Read More
  • L.A. rent rose 65% over the last decade, study shows
    Rent in L.A. rose 65% over the last decade, or roughly 30% more than the average national increase, according to a new study from RentCafe. Read More
  • Granny flats and converted garages are going upscale
    BunchADU is part of a movement to bring quality design and materials to backyard dwellings without pushing prices through the roof. Read More
  • What $800,000 buys right now with some land in three L.A. County cities
    Take a look at what roughly $800,000 buys right now on more than half an acre in Lancaster, La Habra Heights and San Dimas in L.A. County. Read More
  • Guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen lands a secluded spot in Woodland Hills
    Queens of the Stone Age guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen has shelled out $2.325 million for a secluded one-acre estate in Woodland Hills. Read More
  • In December, an impressive collection of former celebrity homes hits the market
    In December, a spate of former celebrity homes came to market in Malibu, Beverly Hills, Laguna Beach and Hollywood Hills. Read More
  • David Bowie's onetime condo, up for lease in West Hollywood, has seen some changes
    The unit he shared with model Iman is available furnished for $5,900 a month. Read More
  • Diplomat Ronald Spogli negotiates $7.5 million for his Bel-Air house
    The former U.S. ambassador parts with his Georgian Traditional home of a decade. Read More
  • Hot Property: New L.A. digs for 'Schitt's Creek' star
    'Schitt's Creek' actor Dan Levy has bought a home in Los Feliz. Also: Rams receiver Brandin Cooks is looking to sell in Hidden Hills, and 'Modern Family' star Sofía Vergara has shed some real estate in Westwood. Read More
  • A reality real estate star's living room hits new heights | My Favorite Room
    What's the price for perfection? For 'Selling Sunset' star Jason Oppenheim's Hollywood Hills home renovation, it's $5 million. The living room showcases his work. Read More
  • Hot Property Newsletter: Ballers keep their homes in play
    The Atlanta Hawks' Chandler Parsons, Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard and Houston Rockets point guard Russell Westbrook all make the real estate scene. Read More
  • Home of the Week: Spanish style on the Sunset Strip
    A Hollywood Hills home with ties to Errol Flynn is for lease at $25,000 a month. Read More
  • WeHo condo of late actress-singer Diahann Carroll lists for $4.2 million
    The West Hollywood condo of late actress-singer Diahann Carroll is on the market for $4.2 million. Read More
  • Baseball great Barry Larkin finally unloads modern mansion in Orlando
    In Orlando, Fla., baseball Hall of Famer Barry Larkin has finally sold his amenity-loaded waterfront mansion of 25 years for $4.587 million. Read More
  • A rare Case Study jewel sells amid Bel-Air's mansions
    Case Study House No. 16, a pristine example of modernist design, sells in Bel-Air for $3 million. It's the work of dashing and visionary architect Craig Ellwood. Read More
  • Putting quartz in the luxury kitchen spotlight
    The new CEO of Cambria-California brings decades of stone fabrication experience to his role capitalizing on quartz's growing popularity in luxury housing. Read More
  • Formula 4 driver Vincent Khristov races to sell waterfront Florida home
    In Florida, race-car driver Vincent Khristov is asking $2.495 million for his newly remodeled waterfront home. Read More
  • What $1 million buys right now in three Santa Barbara County cities
    Take a look at what roughly $1 million buys right now in Santa Barbara, Goleta and Solvang in Santa Barbara County. Read More
  • Ray Liotta's former Pacific Palisades mansion is on the market for $5.595 million
    In Pacific Palisades, a Mediterranean mansion owned in the 1990s by "Goodfellas" actor Ray Liotta is on the market for $5.595 million. Read More
  • Tony Gwynn's former Poway estate sells for $1.43 million
    The estate of Tony Gwynn, owned by the Padres hitter and his family for nearly 20 years, has sold in Poway for $1.43 million. Read More
  • Sarah Palin-tied LLC sells half-built home in Arizona for $6.2 million
    A limited liability company tied to politician Sarah Palin has sold a half-built mansion in Scottsdale, Ariz., for $6.2 million. Read More
  • NASCAR great Rusty Wallace eyes a speedy sale in the North Carolina mountains
    In the mountains of North Carolina, NASCAR's Rusty Wallace is asking $1.599 million for his scenic home on three acres. Read More
  • Former 49er Dashon Goldson looks to tackle second Encino home sale
    In Encino, former 49ers safety Dashon Goldson is asking $1.75 million for his Mediterranean-style home. Read More
  • Former Anaheim Duck Corey Perry nets a buyer in Corona del Mar
    NHL veteran Corey Perry, who spent 14 seasons with the Ducks, has sold his coastal home in Corona del Mar for $6.375 million. Read More
  • NBA and Lakers great Jerry West scores a buyer for Hayward home
    The former Lakers player, coach and GM sells the contemporary house for $1.585 million. Read More
  • Actor Ralph Garman leaves his 'lap of luxury' in Studio City
    'The Joe Schmo Show' host gets his asking price of $2.595 million for the newer Spanish-style house. Read More
  • Onetime Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander ups his price in La Jolla
    The billionaire asks $17.75 million for his contemporary beach house in the latest listing. Read More
  • Hot Property Newsletter: Jingle all the way to the bank with a record price
    It's hot. It's Hot Property. Read More
  • Hot Property: Chartwell sets California's new price record at about $150 million
    Chartwell, the estate of late billionaire Jerrold A. Perenchio, has sold for the highest price in California history. The buyer is Lachlan Murdoch. Read More
  • In Karina Miller's kitchen, there's room for just one cook | My Favorite Room
    When film producer Karina Miller needs to unwind, she does so by cooking up a storm in the kitchen of her Studio City home. Read More
  • Home of the Week: Modern Beverly Hills mansion makes a splash
    In Beverly Hills, a modern mansion features theatrical water elements, a two-story atrium entry and a water lounge. Asking price: $75 million. Read More
  • Comedian Jason Nash snaps up hillside home in Studio City
    Comedian and YouTube personality Jason Nash has paid $1.33 million for a two-bedroom house in Studio City. Read More
  • Sofía Vergara checks out of Westwood pied-à-terre
    Actress Sofía Vergara has sold her longtime condominium in Westwood for $1.35 million. Read More
  • 'Walking Dead' creator Robert Kirkman unloads Coronado Craftsman for $6.1 million
    'Walking Dead' creator Robert Kirkman has sold his Craftsman-style home in Coronado for $6.1 million, the same price he paid for it four years ago. Read More
  • For these sports stars, there's only one (real estate) agent in town
    RE/Max agent Jordan Cohen, who was recently named Inman's top luxury agent of 2019 after closing more than $200 million in sales, uses confidence and independence to land celebrity clients. Read More
  • Russell Westbrook relists Beverly Hills home he bought from Scott Disick
    NBA star Russell Westbrook is looking to pass his Beverly Hills home, trimming the price of the scenic property to $5.35 million. Read More
  • Top sales: Noah Walker-designed showplace fetches November's top price
    At $22.5 million, a Noah Walker-designed home in Beverly Crest was the most expensive home sold in L.A. County in November. Read More
  • Kawhi Leonard drops $6.725 million on penthouse across from Staples Center
    New L.A. Clippers star Kawhi Leonard has bought a penthouse at the Ritz-Carlton Residences at L.A. Live for $6.725 million. Read More
  • Housing starts jumped to 13-year high in December
    CNBC's Rick Santell and Diana Olick break down December housing starts and building permits data. Read More
  • It's time to get more excited about the Chinese property sector, JP Morgan says
    New home prices in China have been growing at a slower pace amid broader government measures to curb speculative buying. Read More
  • Home prices driving home remodeling: KeyBanc Capital's Ken Zener
    Ken Zener, KeyBanc Capital Markets, joins 'The Exchnage' to discuss the impact a homebuilder slowdown is having on building product stocks. Read More
  • Home remodeling sees a slowdown—Here's why
    A weakness in home sales has hit the remodel market. CNBC's Diana Olick reports. Read More
  • Housing market index beats expectations in January
    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on housing market index numbers for the month of January, which came in at 75, vs. 74 expected. Read More
  • Homebuilder optimism slips slightly to start 2020 but is still high
    High demand and low supply are a profitable mix for the nation's single-family homebuilders. Read More
  • Weakness in home sales hits remodel market
    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on why home remodeling is slowing down. Read More
  • WeWork only signed four new leases in its fourth quarter
    WeWork only signed four new leases in the U.S. in the fourth quarter, as the company reeled in expenses following a SoftBank-led bailout. CNBC's "Squawk Box" crew reports. Read More
  • 4 key questions to ask now before you decide to refinance your mortgage
    With 30-year mortgage rates at historic lows, more homeowners are refinancing. But before you sign on the dotted line, ask yourself these four key questions. Read More
  • Real estate risks must be priced into investment process, analyst says
    Will Robson, executive director and global head of real estate solutions research at MSCI, discusses real estate trends for 2020. Read More
  • China's property sector deserves attention as it is the Chinese economy 'weak spot': Economist
    Neil Shearing from Capital Economics describes the "central" role that the property market plays in the Chinese economy, and how it should not be overlooked despite the spotlight being on the U.S.-China trade deal. Read More
  • China's real estate market is still going through deleveraging: JP Morgan
    Default risks and moral hazard are considered a "policy-driven experiment" in the Chinese real estate sector, says Howard Wang from JP Morgan Asset Management. Read More
  • Homebuyer demand hits highest level in 11 years
    Purchase application volume hit the highest level since October 2009, rising 16% for the week and 8% from a year ago, according to Mortgage Bankers Association data. Refinance applications jumped 43% for the week and were 109% higher than one year ago. CNBC's Diana Olick reports. Read More
  • Here are mistakes millionaires make when selling homes
    Aaron Kirman, star of CNBC's 'Listing Impossible,' joins "The Exchange" to discuss some of the biggest mistakes he sees when people try to sell million-dollar homes. Read More
  • Weekly mortgage applications soar 30% as homebuyer demand hits the highest level in 11 years
    Purchase application volume hit the highest level since October 2009, rising 16% for the week, according to Mortgage Bankers Association data. Read More
  • How this couple paid off their $195,000 mortgage in under 4 years
    Andy and Nicole Hill bought a 2,600-square-foot home just outside of Detroit at the end of 2013. They paid it off in November 2017. Read More
  • This budget strategy helped a Michigan couple pay off their mortgage early
    Andy and Nicole Hill bought their dream home just outside of Detroit at the end of 2013. Their initial goal was to pay off their mortgage in five years, but they ended up paying it off over a year faster than they planned. The couple chose mortgage terms that would let more of their payment go toward paying off their principal and used aggressive budgeting techniques to throw even more money at their loan. Watch this video to learn exactly how they did it and what the couple plans to do next. Read More
  • The shortage of homes for sale is getting much worse, even in luxury
    December is not the most popular time to list a home for sale historically, but this past December it was particularly unpopular. The supply of homes for sale was 12% lower compared with December 2018, according to realtor.com. Read More
  • Weekly mortgage applications fell in the final weeks of 2019, but homebuyers were out shopping
    Mortgage application volume fell 1.5% for the last two weeks of the year, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Read More
  • Homebuilders tap into millennial renters, downsizing empty nesters: Analyst
    Stephen Kim, Evercore ISI, and CNBC's Diana Olick join 'The Exchange' to discuss the strength in homebuilder stocks. Read More
  • Mortgage rates fall further, as buyers rush into the first open houses of 2020
    The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage fell to the lowest level since October this week, according to Mortgage News Daily. Read More
  • CEO of WeWork advisor Perella Weinberg says office-sharing business is 'really, really good'
    "The core of the business is a really, really good business," says Peter Weinberg, whose firm was brought in to help WeWork after it cancelled its IPO. Read More
  • Here's why millionaires are flocking to Florida from New York
    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on what tax incentives are driving millionaires out of New York and into Florida. Read More
  • There's 'fairly good opportunity' for real estate investors in 2020: Eastspring Investments
    Ken Wong of Eastspring Investments says 2020 is a "fairly good opportunity" for real estate investors. In particular, he says valuations for Hong Kong and Chinese property developers are "very attractive." Read More
  • Wharf REIC is one of my 'top picks,' strategist says
    Paul Kitney of Daiwa Capital Markets says Wharf REIC offers a "very substantial" yield and has potential for a turnaround. He also weighs in on the impact of the U.S.-China trade war on greater China markets. Read More