| Nov 1, 2011
| 2:16 PM
In a few key areas Orange County is a leader in foreclosure statistics, but that's good news, according RealtyTrac, an Irvine-based foreclosure-tracking firm.
Orange County is one of the few spots in the nation where short sales are outpacing foreclosure...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 12:04 PM
If you were to tune out the din of numerous voices talking shop this weekend at the National Assn. of Realtors Conference & Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center, which is expected to draw nearly 18,000 people in the real estate business from all over the...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 8:49 PM
Costa Mesa is accepting applications for no-interest, single-family home rehabilitation loans.
The loans are federally funded and available to single-family homeowners who need mechanical, electrical, plumbing or roofing repairs. The loans can also be...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 7:23 PM
Newport Beach City Manager Dave Kiff is selling his Upper Newport Bay home and says he will repay the $470,000 the city lent him for the house.
Kiff plans to move back to Laguna Beach, where he lived for about 15 years. He still owns a home there.
| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:13 PM
After her warm bath, Claudia Stubin said she was relaxed and her skin felt healthier. But seaweed, not bubbles, was responsible.
Stubin, a Huntington Beach resident, was a first-time customer Tuesday at Seaweed Sok, a Newport Beach bathing facility...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:13 PM
Barbara Ward Aune died peacefully at age 87, in her beloved “Villa Montana” home October 21, 2012. She had called Newport Beach home for 62 years. She was known as the real estate lady with the hat!
She was born in Clinton Montana to Sidney...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 6:26 PM
Are you excited? I'm excited.
Not Christmas excited. Excited because the Newport Beach City Council and the government employees who overflow the old City Hall will be moving into the largest, most egregious example of shiny government decadence and...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 3:25 PM
When Kathy Anderson graduated from college, she left her parents' house for good.
Turns out, though, she didn't move very far.
Anderson, 62, spent the rest of her life in a little house next to her childhood home on her family's 1.24-acre property...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant and his wife, Vanessa, have put a house on the market in Newport Coast for $8.599 million.
Set on a half-acre and built in 1997, the Mediterranean-style home is set behind gates at the end of a cul-de-sac. “All...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Three office buildings in Mission Viejo and Irvine have sold in two transactions that, combined, industry observers valued at more than $90 million as investor demand for Orange County commercial properties heats up.
The sales to large national...
| May 4, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Craig Schusterick, his workman's hands powdery white with construction grit, led the way across Onyx Avenue on Balboa Island to show off his handiwork.
His nearly complete three-story home — designed with solid wood paneling to echo the Cape Cod...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Valerie Torelli started out in the real estate business as a bookkeeper in 1970s Los Angeles, but after seeing the salespeople take "six-hour lunches" while making $70,000 a year, she figured she could do the job too — only better.