Blog Profile / L.A. Times: Hot Property


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Comic actress Kym Whitley picks up a private and gated estate in Tarzana

Comedian and actress Kym Whitley, known for her sitcom roles on “The Parkers” and “Animal Practice,” has bought a walled and gated estate in Tarzana for $1.25 million. The Tudor-style house, built in 1979, sits on half an acre of grounds with a swimming pool and spa, a lighted tennis court and...

Lamar Odom's Florida mansion returns to market at $3.65 million

Lamar Odom, a onetime Laker and former NBA sixth man of the year, is taking another shot at selling his six-bedroom home in Florida. He’s put the Mediterranean-style spread back on the market at $3.65 million, down from as much as $5.2 million last year. Set behind gates on a palm tree-dotted acre...

U.S. Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn sells her L.A.-area home for super-Gs

As she prepares for her last events at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn has wrapped up some business away from the slopes, selling her home in the Beverly Grove neighborhood of Los Angeles for $3.65 million. The contemporary-style house, built in 2016, has a glass-enclosed...

Writer-producer Jeff Drayer snaps up a new spot in Brentwood

Jeff Drayer, the writer-producer-dermatologist of “Chicago Med” and “Royal Pains” fame, has found a cure to his housing blues, buying a custom Mediterranean-style home in Brentwood for $3.165 million. The two-story house, built in 2005 and recently remodeled, sits beyond a hedged and gated driveway...

Former RHCP guitarist John Frusciante breaks tie to Venice canal home

Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante has sold a home he owned through a trust in Venice for $2.825 million. Built in 1924, the charming canal-front bungalow features a bay window seat, stained-glass windows and wood-beam ceilings that are paired with more modern elements. Craftsman-style...

Hollywood party palace makes a splash along Santa Monica beach

Often associated with its ownership by actor Cary Grant and use as a beach party house, this Santa Monica home’s story starts with silent screen star Norma Taldmadge, who had the place built in 1930. Since then, the roster of people who’ve lived or stayed at the oceanfront house includes such notables...

Ike and Tina Turner's former L.A. home finds a proud buyer

Just as big wheels keep on turning, so goes the real estate market. The onetime home of '60s soul duo Ike and Tina Turner in L.A.’s View Park area has rolled off the market, selling for $1.4 million. Built in 1956, the remodeled house maintains a Midcentury Modern vibe with a double-door entry...

Anaheim Duck Cam Fowler puts his Newport Beach home in play at $1.74 million

NHL defenseman Cam Fowler is testing the waters in Newport Beach. The Anaheim Duck has listed his two-story home in the area for $1.738 million, or about half a million more than what he paid for the home in 2013, records show. Hardwood floors create visual contrast against white walls within the...

Ex-NBA player Al Harrington lists his home with a basketball court in Calabasas

Former Indiana Pacer Al Harrington is keeping things moving in Calabasas. The longtime NBA pro has listed his home for sale at $4.895 million. That’s about $1 million more than what he paid for the property three years ago, records show. The five-bedroom estate sits on a approximately 30,000-square-foot...

Former Dodger Brandon League is ready to field offers for his Hawaii home

Former Dodgers hurler Brandon League has put his oceanfront home in Hawaii on the market for $3.8 million. Set behind a surfboard-lined gate in the Hale’iwa community in Honolulu, the sunny spot offers roughly 1,300 square feet filled with hardwood floors and indoor-outdoor living spaces. Residents...

Dustin Lance Black gets his price and more for Hollywood Hills West home

Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black has passed on his 1950s home in Hollywood Hills West, selling the two-bedroom spot for $950,000. The cream-colored and red-trimmed home has a staircase leading up to a Dutch front door. Hardwood floors and built-ins highlight the living room,...

Jay Mohr and Nikki Cox shed an income property in Woodland Hills

Actor-comedian Jay Mohr and his wife, actress Nikki Cox, have sold a home in Woodland Hills for $1.025 million, or $75,000 over the asking price. The 1940s Traditional-style house had been used as an income property over the last decade and was most recently offered for $3,500 a month. Cox bought...

How I Made It: Ann Dashiell on selling some of L.A.'s most noteworthy homes

Ann Dashiell is a real estate agent with Pacific Union International in Los Angeles who has carved out a place in L.A.'s competitive luxury real estate scene.

Palm Desert offers $50K to restore midcentury-modern home

The city of Palm Desert is offering $50,000 to a buyer who will restore a midcentury-modern residence celebrated for its singular undulating roof. Designed by local architect Walter S. White, the 1955 home will be auctioned Feb. 24 at the conclusion of Palm Springs Modernism Week. “We’re hoping...

Architectural Spotlight: Midcentury modern, with its clean lines and simplicity, still has an edgy feel

As World War II ended, advances in manufacturing, easing of wartime austerity and pent-up creativity among builders and architects led to a design explosion with its ground zero in Southern California: midcentury modern. Known for its open floor plans, wide expanses of glass and indoor-outdoor...

Neighborhood Spotlight: South Gate gets to work on moving past its economic woes

The land upon which South Gate sits was once the site of Rancho San Antonio, a sprawling 30,000-acre spread that the king of Spain granted to Antonio Maria Lugo upon his retirement from the Mexican army in 1810. The ranch was renowned for its scenic mix of mesas and alluvial plains, and Don Lugo...

What $550,000 buys right now in three Riverside County cities

With Modernism Week — Feb. 15-25 — underway in Palm Springs, our roundup features midcentury-modern homes in the desert. PALM SPRINGS: Back on the market after a $20,000 price cut, this home designed by William Krisel is lined with 24-inch porcelain tiles in every room. Address: 303 E. Laurel Circle,...

Actress Lauren German sells to 'The Fosters' creator Bradley Bredeweg in Valley Village

Bradley Bredeweg, who’s known for co-creating and writing the drama series “The Fosters,” has paid $1.72 million for a ranch-style home in Valley Village owned by actress Lauren German. The final sale was around $30,000 less than the original price tag, records show. It was made available for lease...

So long Silicon Valley: Peter Thiel's Hollywood Hills West estate boasts celeb neighbors, proximity to Sunset Strip

Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel is reportedly hanging it up in Silicon Valley, permanently moving to Los Angeles to escape the Bay Area’s left-leaning politics. He should be well-situated in his new city; records show the 50-year-old bought a 5,870-square-foot home in Hollywood Hills West...

Former Laker Steve Blake lobs his Portland mansion onto the market

Former NBA point guard Steve Blake is looking to pass on his home in the suburbs of Portland, Ore., the city where he spent three different stints with the Trail Blazers. The asking price is $1.699 million, or about $85,000 more than what the 37-year-old paid for the home in 2007, records show....

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