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For Sale: Jack Osbourne's Spanish-Style LA Home

ZillowJack Osbourne's newly renovated, 1926 gated home has high ceilings with Spanish-style beams. APJack Osbourne By Emily Heffter Perhaps inspired by his sister's quick sale of her Hollywood Hills starter home, Jack Osbourne has listed his Spanish-style four-bedroom, four-bath home in the Los Feliz neighborhood... Continue Reading »

Ed Hardy Designer Relists LA Home, Minus the Rolls Royce

ZillowThe house shows off Audigier's nouveau taste, with designer touches such as upholstered leather headboards. APChristian Audigier By Emily Heffter French fashion designer Christian Audigier, creator of the Ed Hardy line, is selling another home in Los Angeles. This time, it's a lush Mediterranean in an upscale... Continue Reading »

Jodie Foster Reportedly Relists Hollywood Home at Lower Price

ZillowFoster listed the 6,000-square-foot Spanish-style home last year, but it did not sell. APJody Foster By Emily Heffter Famously private actress Jodie Foster has relisted her Hollywood Hills home for $5.75 million, according to the Los Angeles Times. Foster listed the 6,000-square-foot Spanish-style home at 9219... Continue Reading »

Top 10 Buyer's and Seller's Markets in the U.S.

Zillow As the spring home shopping season heats up, buyers and sellers nationwide can expect very different experiences when it comes to negotiating power. Zillow took a look at recent data to determine markets where sellers have the power and those where buyers are in control. (View the full chart below.) Our analysis... Continue Reading »

'Modern Family' Home Comes With Chance at a TV Contract

Zillow ABC/AP By Laura Vecsey Here's what this Los Angeles home for sale does not come with: Phil and Claire Dunphy. Otherwise, get ready for a blast of memories from "Modern Family," the Golden Globe and Emmy-winning ABC prime-time comedy that's used 10336 Dunleer Drive as a location. The price is $2.35... Continue Reading »

Fannie and Freddie's Mortgage Size Limits Won't Drop in 2014

Alamy By Margaret Chadbourn WASHINGTON -- The maximum size of U.S. home loans that taxpayer-owned Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac can buy will hold steady next year, their regulator said on Tuesday, deferring a decision on when to pull back government support for the housing market. The mortgage financiers will continue to... Continue Reading »

Kat Von D Lists Her Gothic Home in Los Angeles (House of the Day)

By Cristin Zweig Kat Von D, the most famous tatted up chick in America, is selling her gothic home in Los Angeles for $2.5 million. Kat Von D is known as much for her work as a tattoo artist and appearance on the reality show "LA Ink" as she is for her train wreck of a relationship with Sandra Bullock's philandering ex,... Continue Reading »

Dodgers Pitcher Zack Greinke Drops $4.6 Million on New L.A. Home (House of the Day)

Zack Greinke's golden arm is making headlines yet again. This time, it's not for landing the starting pitcher a massive $147 million six-year contract with the L.A. Dodgers. It's also not for being the culprit behind last week's Dodger vs. Padre fight -- one of MLB's biggest brawls this year, which landed him on the... Continue Reading »

Christina Aguilera Reportedly Buys L.A. Home Next to Charlie Sheen (House of the Day)

By Erika Riggs Mulholland Estates is a gated community in Los Angeles that's popular with a number of celebrities, including singer Robbie Williams, socialite Paris Hilton and actor Charlie Sheen. Add Christina Aguilera to the list: The blond diva just picked up a $10 million estate in the private enclave near Beverly... Continue Reading »

Playboy Bunny House in Los Angeles Hits Market for $11 Million

The Playboy Bunnies must be hopping off to live somewhere else because the famed Playboy Bunny house (just across the street from Hugh Hefner's Playboy Mansion) has just hit the market for $11 million. TMZ was the first to report that the scintillating home of Hefner's lovely ladies is up for sale, then Omg! and The Real... Continue Reading »

'Top 40' Legend Casey Kasem Lists LA Home for $42 Million (House of the Day)

If we counted down our top 40 reasons why we love real estate, Casey Kasem's sprawling Los Angeles home would definitely make the list. Lucky for us, the radio personality made famous by hosting "American Top 40" from 1970 to 2004 has listed his gorgeous 12,000-square-foot Los Angeles estate! Not so lucky for us, it's... Continue Reading »

Sacha Baron Cohen Puts Los Angeles Home Up for Sale for $2.595 Million

No word on whether Sacha Baron Cohen is eyeing a place in Borat's native Kazakhstan, but whatever the case, the actor has just thrown his Los Angeles home on the market for $2.595 million, the Los Angeles Times reported. According to the newspaper, the home previously was listed for rent for $10,995 a month. And we're... Continue Reading »

Patricia Heaton Lists Los Angeles Home for $8.295 Million

Move over Raymond, everybody's gonna love Patricia Heaton's house! The former "Everybody Loves Raymond" star and current middle-America heroine in "The Middle" has thrown her deliciously extravagant Los Angeles home on the market for $8.295 million, according to The Real Estalker. Heaton may not be a fan of President... Continue Reading »

'A Nightmare on Elm Street' House Hits Market for $2.1 Million (House of the Day)

The home once featured in the 1984 cult slasher flick "A Nightmare on Elm Street" has just hit the market for $2.1 million. But don't worry, potential buyers, you've got nothing to be afraid of. The home (which is on North Genesee Avenue in Los Angeles, not Elm Street in the movie's fictional Springwood, Ohio) is... Continue Reading »

Serena Williams' Condo for Sale in Los Angeles at $1.85 Million

Serena Williams is a beast on the tennis court, but her Los Angeles condo shows a softer side of the World's No. 1 tennis champ. Williams has put the home up for sale for $1.85 million, and its classic style certainly suggests that she's a bit more refined than she appears when she's ripping line judges new ones. We... Continue Reading »

Debra Messing's Bel Air Home for Sale for $11.995 Million (House of the Day)

We'd give anything to be Debra Messing's "Will." (Everyone knows a girl's gay BFF gets first dibs on her mansion when it goes up for sale! Right?) And trust us, if Messing wanted to unload her recently listed 6,410-square-foot Bel Air home in Los Angeles on us, we'd take it off her hands in half a second! The former... Continue Reading »

Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher Moving to Chicago? Here's Plan B: He Could Get His Bachelor Pad Back

Rumor has it that Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are eyeing a move to Chicago together. And it's not that we don't wish the lovebirds well -- but let's be honest, relationships are unpredictable. So, Ashton, just in case you need a Plan B, your former Los Angeles bachelor pad is back on the market. The former "That '70s... Continue Reading »

Kathryn Grayson's Former Home Allows You to Record in the Shower (House of the Day)

Once owned by opera singer and film star Kathryn Grayson, the famous "House of Rock" in Santa Monica, Calif., is looking to snag a mega-rich buyer with $22 million to burn. The six-bedroom, eight-bathroom estate is located in the swankiest of neighborhoods and has a rich history, aside from Grayson: A myriad of... Continue Reading »

Mack Reed Finds $175,000 Marijuana Stash Under His Hot Tub in Los Angeles

A Los Angeles man got the surprise of his life when he peeked into a vault under his backyard hot tub that he hadn't touched in two months. Inside the vault was a duffel bag (pictured above) he had never seen there before -- and it contained 61 jars, bags and vacuum-sealed packages filled with $175,000 worth of... Continue Reading »

10 Least Affordable Cities to Buy a Home

Looking to buy a home? You may want to skip these places. Prices are either so high or incomes so low that many families can't afford to buy homes here, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index. %Gallery-172312% See more on CNNMoney: Fiscal battle over... Continue Reading »

Rihanna's 'Leaky' Old Los Angeles Mansion Hits the Market (House of the Day)

The "leaky" Beverly Hills mansion formerly owned by Grammy-winning pop singer Rihanna is now back on the market, not even a year after she famously rid herself of it. Riri had apparently paid $6.9 million for the pad in 2009, then listed it in 2011 for a mere $4.5 million in a short sale -- due to leaking water and... Continue Reading »

Los Angeles Sues U.S. Bank, Calls It a 'Slumlord'

By Jonathan Stempel The city of Los Angeles has sued U.S. Bank, accusing a unit of the fifth-largest U.S. commercial bank of becoming one of its biggest slumlords and blighting the city by allowing hundreds of foreclosed homes to fall into disrepair. Monday's civil lawsuit by the office of Los Angeles City Attorney... Continue Reading »

10 Best Cities for Your Social Life

If you hate staying home and wish you could go out every night of the week, then you might want to consider living in these cities. Coldwell Banker took a look at some of the trendiest places in the country and narrowed their list of the "Best Places to Live for Social Seekers" down to a hoppin' Top 10. The real estate... Continue Reading »

Wells Fargo to Pay $175 Million to Settle Case of Race Discrimination in Mortgage Lending

WASHINGTON -- Wells Fargo & Co has agreed to pay $125 million to resolve allegations it discriminated against certain borrowers on the basis of race and national origin in its mortgage lending, the U.S. government said on Thursday. Wells Fargo also agreed to contribute $50 million to help those buyers making down... Continue Reading »

'Zen' Again: Ryan Phillippe's Hollywood Estate Back on Market

Actor Ryan Phillippe has re-listed his Hollywood Hills home for $6.995 million. He purchased the home, called "Raising Zen," in 2008 after his divorce from actress Reese Witherspoon, but tried unsuccessfully to sell the house in 2010. Phillippe listed the home for $7.45 million but took it off the market in 2011 when it... Continue Reading »

L.A. Landlord Charged With Turning a Triplex Into 44 Rentals

An L.A. landlord who's alleged to have illegally converted a triplex into a crammed 44-unit apartment building has been slapped with criminal charges by city prosecutors, the Los Angeles Times reported. John Callaghan put tenants' lives at risk by not installing proper electrical wiring and enough smoke detectors and... Continue Reading »

House of the Day: A Role in 'Strangers When We Meet'

This 5,517-square-foot Bel-Air home featured in the Kirk Douglas film "Strangers When We Meet" was, according to its listing, also once home to another of its stars, Kim Novak. The house, which sits on over 2 acres, was redone by architect Leslie Armstrong. According to Curbed Los Angeles, the house doesn't much... Continue Reading »

Justin Bieber Paid $6.6 Million for Calabasas Mansion

By Julie Zeveloff After months of rumors and speculation, it's official: Justin Bieber paid $6.5 million for the mansion he recently bought in Calabasas, outside the city of Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Times. The 10,000-square-foot house sits on 1.3 acres and has seven bedrooms, a pool and a wine cellar... Continue Reading »

Best Cities for Sports Fans

Not all cities are created equal, and some cities are certainly better than others when it comes to sports. The more major league sports teams a city has, the more a it has to offer to those who love the game. Additionally, the more successful a team, the happier its fans become. With this in mind, 24/7 Wall St. set out... Continue Reading »

Kourtney Kardashian Buys in Calabasas, Calif.

Kourtney Kardashian may be uncomfortable with kissing scenes, but she knows a good house deal when she sees one. The reality-TV starlet, the oldest of the Keeping Up with the Kardashians sisters, scooped up a 5,334-square-foot home in Los Angeles's Calabasas neighborhood for a mere $1.7 million. (See photos below). The... Continue Reading »

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