| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Dramatic double-digit percentage home price gains have raised concerns of a new housing bubble, but those eye-popping increases should moderate by the end of this year as more supply comes on the market, according to a national real estate data firm....
| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Home prices in the upscale Bay Area swelled last month, but tight inventory kept sales below average, driving bidding wars and frustrating would-be buyers.
The median sale price for a home in the nine-county region hit $519,000 in May -- a 29.8%...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:25 AM
ATLANTA -- Despite double-digit price gains in many markets, the housing outlook is bubble free for now as the sector recovers over the next several years, experts say.
Kicking off a panel of economists addressing a gathering of journalists, Lawrence...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:03 PM
The broadcast television advertising market is in full swing, with the top-rated CBS network once again leading the pack.
By Friday afternoon, CBS was close to finishing its advance advertising sales for the 2013-14 television season, notching rate...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 10:39 AM
National home prices soared in May, notching increases not seen for more than seven years, according to a new report.
Real estate information firm CoreLogic said Tuesday that home prices rose 2.6% from April and 12.2% over the year -- the largest pop...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Southern California’s housing recovery barreled forward last month, pushing prices and sales to levels not seen in years as buyers faced stiff competition during the spring home buying season.
The median price reached $368,000 for all homes in the...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Foreclosure rates in the Los Angeles area declined in April, following a nationwide trend that bodes well for the housing recovery.
Of all homes with an outstanding mortgage in the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale market, 1.34% were in some stage of...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:09 PM
The gunman who killed five people in a Santa Monica shooting rampage was armed with more than three dozen large-capacity ammunition magazines, sources familiar with the investigation said Monday.
The ammunition was strapped to his body -- including...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:24 AM
ATLANTA -- Would-be home buyers who are frustrated by rising home prices and low inventory may have to wait a few years for relief, real estate experts told a conference on Wednesday.
Institutional investors, who have been driving the market with...
| May 28, 2013
| 8:53 PM
Apple Inc.'s success at avoiding billions of dollars in U.S. taxes through some (apparently) legal maneuvers has tax pundits pointing their guns at the corporate tax system. The case has revived numerous hoary cures for the supposed evil of corporate...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:23 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out what to do this weekend.
The Skinny: Loyal readers know what a big fan I was of ABC's "Nashville." That's why last night's season finale was such a disappointment. What was once a cool breeze on a humid night is...