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Life after Hugh: Crystal Hefner designs a real estate-focused future

Los Angeles Time Real Estate News - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 06:00

Before she became a Hefner, Crystal Harris studied psychology at San Diego State University. While there, she entered a photo contest for an invitation to the Playboy Mansion in 2008.

“I’d heard of Hugh before,” she said. “But I didn’t think he would pick me, let alone where my life would end up.”

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Mortgage Rates Roll Back This Week

Realtor - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 22:00

Mortgage rates took a slight breather this week as borrowing costs moved lower and offset last week’s uptick.

 

Agent Shot, Killed Outside of Home He Was Showing

Realtor - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 22:00

Police continue to investigate the mysterious shooting of a real estate agent, who was killed in front of a home he was trying to sell.

 

realtor.com® Launches Agent Ad Tool That Follows Prospective Buyers Online

Realtor - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 22:00

Local Expert sets out to help raise agents’ visibility online with prospective buyers by being more strategic with ad placement.  

 

3 Window Options for Aging in Place

Realtor - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 22:00

Advise clients on home features that will meet their needs as they grow older.

Housing Discrimination Via Algorithms: An Alarming Trend

Realtor - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 22:00

Companies are collecting thousands of data points about consumers. But how that information is then used to target ads has fair housing advocates concerned.

 

Port clears way for $5M payment to regain control of San Diego convention center expansion site

Los Angeles Time Real Estate News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 17:25

Efforts to expand San Diego’s convention center gained ground Thursday when port commissioners took action clearing the way for a $5 million payment to the developer of a bayfront site needed for the expansion project.

While there are many more hurdles to clear, the action represents yet another...

Music producer Randy Spendlove looks to flip Sherman Oaks home with recording studio

Los Angeles Time Real Estate News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 11:25

Randy Spendlove, the president of Motion Picture Music at Paramount Pictures, is tuning in to the Sherman Oaks housing market. The 1920s home he bought last year is on the market for $1.899 million.

During his year of ownership, he swapped dark hardwood floors for wide-plank oak and painted tan...

NAR: Midterm Results Won’t Change Your Path Forward

Realtor - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 22:00

REALTORS® will remain the leading influence on real estate policy no matter which political party gains the edge next Tuesday, association officials say at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo kickoff event.

In Danger? Your Lapel Pin Can Help

Realtor - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 22:00

Your REALTOR® pin lets consumers know you’re a professional who subscribes to a code of ethics. But it can also be transformed into a secret way to let a dispatcher know you’re in trouble.

How Does Your State Rank in Down Payments?

Realtor - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 22:00

See where your buyers can expect to save—or spend—when it comes to their down payment.

Millennials Boosting U.S. Homeownership Rates

Realtor - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 22:00

A greater number of Americans bought a home during the summer months, increasing the percentage of homeowners. 

Report: Sellers are Getting $61K at Resale

Realtor - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 22:00

See where homeowners saw the highest percentage earnings after selling their home.

A Home Where Someone Died: Does That Need to Be Disclosed?

Realtor - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 22:00

You’re trying to sell a home that the former owner passed away in. Do you have to reveal that to home buyers, and will it give some buyers the creeps?

How to Sell a Spooky House Without Scaring Off Buyers

Realtor - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 22:00

Homeowners want you to sell their house. There's one problem: The house carries a reputation of being haunted. Is this sale doomed?

Haunted House For Sale? Sure, I’ll Buy It, But …

Realtor - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 22:00

Home buyers may be so anxious to find a home that they aren’t even spooked if it’s rumored to be haunted.

REALTORS® in Costume: What Would You Dress Up As for a Listing?

Realtor - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 22:00

Unicorns, T. rexes, the Incredible Hulk, and more—real estate professionals across the country are donning costumes for some unique photo shoots of homes they're trying to sell.

San Diego home sales drop to lowest level in 11 years and price also dips

Los Angeles Time Real Estate News - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 15:10

San Diego County home sales dropped 17.5 percent to the lowest level in 11 years for a September in the first significant sign of a slowdown in the market, real estate tracker CoreLogic reported Tuesday.

Last month, 2,942 homes sold in the county, down from 3,568 sales a year ago. It was the lowest...

Is winter coming for Southern California's housing market? Sales are falling and price cuts are more common

Los Angeles Time Real Estate News - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 10:35

A chill is settling over the once white-hot Southern California housing market.

Listings are up. Sales are falling. Price reductions are becoming more common.

The latest evidence came Tuesday when CoreLogic released its monthly market report. Sales across the region plummeted nearly 18% in September...

REALTORS® to Make Waves in Midterm Election

Realtor - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 22:00

With strong voter registration numbers and turnout for early voting so far, the nation’s 1.3 million REALTORS® are poised to have a significant impact.

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