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Neal J. Leitereg

Writer

Neal J. Leitereg covers celebrity real estate for the Los Angeles Times’ Business section. He’s found a way to connect his two passions: real estate and sports. Neal is regular contributor to the Hot Property blog, keeping tabs on the luxury digs of L.A. sports figures.  Leitereg graduated from Arizona State and covered real estate news for Realtor.com before joining The Times. 

Recent Articles

  • Restored International Modern home in Studio City is classic Schindler

    Restored International Modern home in Studio City is classic Schindler

    A textbook example of International Modern style, this Rudolph Schindler-designed residence in Studio City is defined by its use of geometry. Varied rooflines and angled clerestories are positioned to catch natural light throughout the day while creating a sense of contrast. Handsome built-ins...

  • Johnny Carson's longtime Malibu estate gets another moment in the spotlight

    Johnny Carson's longtime Malibu estate gets another moment in the spotlight

    Fashion tycoon and film producer Sidney Kimmel and his wife, Caroline, have listed the former Johnny Carson estate in Malibu for sale at $81.5 million. The longtime "Tonight Show" host, who died in 2005 at 79, bought the Point Dume estate in 1984 for about $9.5 million, The Times previously reported,...

  • Hot Property: Creating space

    Hot Property: Creating space

    Hollywood loves a compound. What better way to eliminate potentially nosy neighbors than by buying the place next door? In L.A.’s bumper-to-bumper hoods, having a buffer is a true luxury. This week’s roundup leads off with two properties that were created by combining them with others. But for...

  • Glenn Frey's scenic Brentwood estate lists for sale at $15 million

    Glenn Frey's scenic Brentwood estate lists for sale at $15 million

    The Brentwood estate of late rock ’n’ roll star Glenn Frey has come on the market at $14.995 million. Frey, who died last year at 67, bought the home in 2002 for slightly more than $10 million. Late entertainment mogul Michael King of King World Productions was the home’s previous owner, records...

  • Actress Denise Richards gives it another go in Hidden Hills

    Actress Denise Richards gives it another go in Hidden Hills

    Actress, model and animal rights advocate Denise Richards has put her Hidden Hills home back on the market for $5.995 million. Richards originally put the remodeled and expanded estate on the market two years ago for $7.749 million. More recently it was listed for sale at $6.3 million, records...

  • Groucho Marx's former home in Hollywood Hills West fetches $3.81 million

    A Hollywood Hills West residence where film comic Groucho Marx once lived has sold again, this time for $3.81 million. It had previously changed hands 11 months ago for about 10% less, $3.45 million, records show. The seller, a San Francisco-based technology investor, lightly updated the corner-lot...

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