| Jul 25, 2011
| 11:32 AM
Cash is king in the real estate market throughout Southern California in general and in Orange County in particular, where thanks to falling home prices, more people with the means seem interested in plunking down a lump sum and getting a home free and...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 1:33 PM
Home prices have continued to sink, but not low enough to dampen seller expectations. That has created yet another market fundamental that's dragging on sales, one in which buyers and sellers cannot get on the same page, some experts say.
| Sep 3, 2011
| 8:24 PM
First of three parts.
COSTA MESA — As he tours Mesa Verde with prospective home buyers, Realtor Larry Weichman boasts of the neighborhood country club's heated swimming pool and acclaimed golf pro.
But when clients ask about the public schools,...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When Alisha Chen first got into real estate 10 years ago, she didn't really plan on becoming a gatekeeper for a global housing market.
But a housing crash and a flood of Chinese money later, she's part of a growing cottage industry of real estate...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:50 AM
I received quite a bit of feedback on my tips column about three months ago ("All About Food: Tips from a kitchen master," Sept. 4), and since people seem to want more, I'm happy to oblige. I always pick up a few new ideas in the process. If you have...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A record amount of foreign money is flowing into the U.S. housing market. And the Southland is a prime destination.
Overseas buyers and new immigrants accounted for $92 billion worth of home purchases in the U.S. in the 12 months ended in March,...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:53 PM
The Laguna Terrace Park is in escrow, according to the mobile home community's association president.
Gary Skeen, who leads the Laguna Terrace Park Assn., confirmed that detail in a phone interview, but said he did not know the buyer. Skeen said he...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 9:17 AM
You've got to love dreamers like John Fischbeck.
Fischbeck co-founded Laguna Beach-based Tresor Properties to develop single-family homes that are unique, high-end and super eco-friendly. It's a lofty vision, but what were its chances during the worst...