| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Southern California home prices remained flat in August from a month earlier and sales hit a seven-year high for the month as more homes went on the market.
The median sales price was $385,000 last month in the six-county Southland, unchanged from...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 6:31 PM
The federal government shutdown has lasted nearly two weeks, but the Washington blame game is still open for business.
Hundreds of demonstrators pushed past barricades at the sealed-off World War II Memorial Sunday as part of a "Million Vet March" to...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Jay Joerger was set to close a long-planned sale of his Palm Springs condominium this week until he was blindsided by an unexpected problem: the shutdown of the federal government.
The condo sits on land owned by an Indian tribe, so the sale must be...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:31 PM
A former West Hollywood real estate executive wanted for suspected fraud was arrested and charged after he was seen on a YouTube video promoting a restaurant he owned in Mexico, authorities said Thursday night.
Alejandro "Alex" Martinez, 44, was the...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Is the government shutdown preventing you from buying or selling a home?
The closure of many government agencies is threatening deals because people can't get loans or crucial documents. Are you one of them?
Are you having trouble getting a loan...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 12:33 PM
WASHINGTON — Neither side in the standoff over the federal budget showed signs of movement Sunday as the shutdown of government agencies moved toward its second week, although both hinted at some aspects of what a potential deal eventually could...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:12 PM
Simon Cowell is quietly looking for a buyer for his Beverly Hills trophy house, marketing it outside the Multiple Listing Service.
Cowell, who paid $15.5 million for the gated estate, is asking $20 million, according to local real estate agents.
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:23 PM
WASHINGTON — The effect of the partial government shutdown began hitting businesses Tuesday, with the potential for bigger problems if federal agencies remained closed more than a few days.
A budget stalemate left many agencies with no money,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:29 PM
In little-noticed proceedings earlier this year, 11 people pleaded guilty in a federal court in northern Virginia to a scam that fleeced banks out of millions of dollars.
According to the charging documents, the defendants were involved in overlapping...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:29 PM
California home sales reached a multi-year high in August and home prices remained roughly flat from a month earlier, according to a new report.
The median sales price dropped 0.6% from July to reach $361,000 in August, real estate firm DataQuick said...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:28 PM
WASHINGTON — It's an issue that hasn't gotten much attention but should be a red alert for first-time buyers and others who supplement their incomes with part-time work: Though part-time earnings are playing an increasingly important role in the...