Archive for November, 2014

Southland Housing Market Mellows

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Southland housing market mellows as sales fall, and price growth slows After years of boom and bust, home prices and sales in Southern California are now responding to the very thing they should: job and income growth, not loose lending standards or investors. The Southern California housing market took a step back last month, as […]

LA City Council Halts “Mansionization”

Friday, November 7th, 2014

In case you missed it in the LA Times this week — Smaller homes in Los Angeles are being bought and razed and replaced with enormous homes, and residents are getting more and more angry about it. Los Angeles lawmakers unanimously voted Tuesday to draft rules that would temporarily curb demolitions in more than a […]

Haunted Los Angeles — Boo!

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

  Los Angeles has a few of America’s most notorious homes and possibly haunted houses. The house where the unsolved murder of Bugsy Siegel took place is still there, as is the lavish and supposedly haunted palace where actor Ramon Novarro was tortured to death. But there is a seldom-heard deep cut that’s perfect for […]