Los Angeles Real Estate

West Hollywood is Los Angeles’s Shabby Chic Neighborhood

Liberal, stylish and at times hedonistic, West Hollywood is famous for its all-night entertainment, youthful culture, beautiful people and palm tree-lined streets with views of the iconic Hollywood sign. The boundaries Situated in the heart of Los Angeles County, West Hollywood (or WeHo as it’s called) is between Beverly Hills and East Hollywood, and it [...]

Marlene Dietrich’s glamorous Spanish-style home asks $6.5M

This Spanish-style home just west of the Los Angeles Country Club was once home to screen icon Marlene Dietrich, and the four-bedroom home still has plenty of old Hollywood luster. According to the Movieland Directory, the sultry German actress lived in the home during the 1930s, at the peak of her stardom. Built in 1932, the [...]

This month in real estate history: Sunset Boulevard completed, LAX joins the Jet Age … and more

April, 1904 — “Completion” of Sunset Boulevard Less than six months after incorporating, Hollywood celebrated the “completion” of Sunset Boulevard, a crucial link between the budding community and what then existed of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Times reported. The new roadway connected with the easternmost end of Hollywood’s main drag, Prospect Avenue, later renamed [...]

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Condos Conquer Los Angeles

Chinese developers are fueling building boom New condominiums are sprouting in downtown Los Angeles at the fastest pace since the 2008 crash, in a sign that a city synonymous with sprawl is embracing dense urban living. Almost 2,000 new luxury condos are under development or being sold on or ahead of schedule, according to brokers, [...]

Balthazar Getty Relists Modern L.A. Home, Asking Almost $10M

The actor and oil heir had owned it since 2003 Balthazar Getty has just relisted his Los Angeles mansion for just shy of $10 million. The 42-year-old “Brothers & Sisters” actor and oil heir and his wife, fashion designer Rosetta Getty, are selling their six-bedroom, 6,000-square-foot mansion on Solar Drive, which they’ve owned since 2003, [...]

Is Angelina Jolie buying Cecil B. DeMille’s stunning Los Feliz estate?

Located in gated Laughlin Park, the house is listed for nearly $25 million For years, actress Angelina Jolie and ex-husband Brad Pitt lived in a home in Los Feliz’s chic Oaks neighborhood, and now, even though the couple is divorcing, it appears Jolie is staying in the area. Varietyhears that the Maleficent actress has made an offer on the [...]

Jane Fonda Buys Los Angeles Townhome

Actress Jane Fonda has paid $5.45 million for a four-bedroom townhome in Los Angeles, according to listing agent Susan Smith of Hilton & Hyland. The Oscar-winning actress purchased one of a group of 10 newly constructed townhouses in a guard-gated community in the Century City neighborhood, Ms. Smith said. Ms. Fonda’s unit has four bedrooms [...]

Cash castle: Spec manse on former Castle Kashan site now asking $80M

“Castles made of sand,” Jimi Hendrix sang, “fall in the sea, eventually.” In the case of Malibu’s Castle Kashan, it was made of stone, and it burned down in a 2007 fire, but the sentiment holds: We cannot stop the tides of change. Case in point: Scott Gillen’s nearly complete 15,200-square foot spec mansion on [...]

Meet the Millennial Marketing LA’s Luxury Mansions Like Hollywood Movies

The luxury real estate market in Los Angeles ranks as one of the most fiercely competitive in the world, with firms large and small all vying for top listings in coveted locations. Yet real estate developers looking to get the word out about a glossy new home listing or gleaming condo tower are increasingly turning to one [...]

Katy Perry Gets Closer to Buying Los Angeles Convent

A judge ruled in favor of the pop star and against a local developer She should prepare a “Firework"—Katy Perry is one step closer to living in a Los Angeles Catholic convent she’s been fighting to buy for two years. A Los Angeles Superior Court this week sided with the pop singer and the Los [...]