FULL COVERAGE: SOUTHLAND HOUSING MARKET
Recent coverage of the current Southern California housing market and related issues.
A $35-million sale in Beverly Hills leads the list.
She and her sexagenarian sons had been living in their SUV. The city, county, state and nonprofit groups stepped in to find housing for them after their story appeared in the paper.
Despite the shaky economy, resales have been booming. That may be a sign that basic economics is working to stabilize the market.
The charity was founded by a scandal-ridden Los Angeles chapter of the Service Employees International Union. Its stated aim was to provide housing to low-income workers.
Everyone in Glassell Park -- gang members included -- deserves a better community, not just those who fled high home prices in West L.A.
From Santa Barbara to Orange County, hundreds of homes burn and thousands of people are evacuated. A mobile home park in Sylmar appears to lose the highest number of housing units in L.A. history.
Homes by Lautner, Neutra aren’t fetching the prices they once brought.
Bullet trains, children’s healthcare and veterans’ housing all deserve support.
Two government lots were sold for $1 each to a housing corporation that lacked the tax-exempt status it claimed. The group was founded under the direction of Tyrone Freeman, head of the local.
The home furnishings designer will close its La Brea store to focus on Web sales. Look for large markdowns.
In the inland city, sold as a sort of Napa of Southern California, as many as 15% of the 22,500 single-family homes may be bank-owned or in some stage of foreclosure.
Conquest Student Housing agrees to stop challenging rival developers’ plans to build within two miles of the university’s main campus.
Southland house prices have risen past sustainable levels for most homeowners.
Though the city in theory stands to benefit from Bush’s mortgage relief plan, agents and homeowners say it may be too little too late.
The White House’s move to deal with the growing foreclosure rate comes amid concerns about the ’08 elections.
Local prices of single-family homes fell 7% in September from a year earlier. San Diego had the third-biggest drop, at 9.6%, about double the average in a survey of 20 metro areas.
Eric S. Broida wants to trade up.
Those at the San Diego event urge more help for mortgage borrowers at risk of foreclosure.
Programs help low- and moderate-income buyers finally get in the door.
Southland purchases in September fall nearly 50% from a year earlier. Prices drop overall, but L.A. County’s rise 1.2%.
Discounted new homes and foreclosures sink sales of existing houses.