Tim Logan

Writer

Tim Logan left the Los Angeles Times in 2015; he previously covered housing and residential real estate. He joined The Times after seven years as a business writer at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, where he covered urban development, the regional economy and the beer industry, among other things. He has also worked at newspapers in New York and Indiana and is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame. 

Recent Articles

  • Wage growth lags far behind home prices, report finds

    Wage growth lags far behind home prices, report finds

    The jobs recovery is no match for the housing recovery. And that's making it hard for many Southern Californians to afford to buy a home here. That's the thrust of a new report out Thursday from real estate data firm RealtyTrac, which analyzed wage growth and home price appreciation in markets...

  • 15,000 signatures support call for NFL stadium ballot proposal in Carson

    15,000 signatures support call for NFL stadium ballot proposal in Carson

    With great fanfare, supporters of a $1.7-billion football stadium proposal in Carson turned in more than 15,000 signatures Wednesday to put the project on a city ballot. A parade of Oakland Raiders fans, San Diego Chargers fans and union laborers, led by a drum line, hauled 41 boxes full of petitions...

  • U.S. home sales perking up, but for how long?

    U.S. home sales perking up, but for how long?

    A key measure of the nation's housing market picked up speed in February as sales of previously-owned homes climbed 1.2% and ran ahead of last year's pace for the fifth straight month. That's according to the National Assn. of Realtors, which also said the median sales price of homes sold in February...

  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti not ready to give up on downtown stadium plan

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti not ready to give up on downtown stadium plan

    AEG may have shelved its plans for a downtown Los Angeles football stadium, but Mayor Eric Garcetti sounds as if he’s still willing to dust them off. In an “Ask the Mayor” segment on KNX-AM (1070) radio on Thursday, Garcetti said news of the project’s demise was “overreported” after AEG announced...

  • AEG tells Carson officials ballot measure on NFL plan 'deeply flawed'

    AEG tells Carson officials ballot measure on NFL plan 'deeply flawed'

      Entertainment giant AEG is ratcheting up pressure on Carson to slow a proposal to build an NFL stadium. The owners of the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders have launched a petition drive to put a stadium initiative on the ballot or a vote of the City Council. The measure is "deeply flawed"...

  • Southern California housing market is poised for a stronger spring

    Southern California housing market is poised for a stronger spring

    After two years of slim pickings for Southern California home buyers, the supply of houses for sale may be starting to open up, at least a bit. And that could power the region's housing market to a stronger spring. Market watchers and real estate agents say they're starting to see more sellers...

  • Southern California home prices rise, sales fall in February

    Southern California home prices rise, sales fall in February

    Spring has not sprung just yet in Southern California's housing market. Home prices in the six-county Southland in February stayed about the same as they have been for nine months, while sales volume drooped compared to this time last year. That's according to new figures out Tuesday from CoreLogic...

  • Housing starts fall in February as home builders hit the brakes

    Housing starts fall in February as home builders hit the brakes

    Home builders hibernated in February as bad winter weather hit much of the country, but there are signs of spring. Housing starts fell 17% from January to 890,000, their lowest level in a year and well below analysts' expectations, according to data out Tuesday from the Commerce Department. Many...

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