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  • Rams tight end Lance Kendricks makes himself at home in Calabasas

    Rams tight end Lance Kendricks makes himself at home in Calabasas

    Whereas many Los Angeles Rams players have opted to lease in and around their new city, at least one member of the organization has decided to buy. Tight end Lance Kendricks has paid $1.8 million for a home in a gated Calabasas community. Set on about a third of an acre, the Mediterranean-style...

  • Muse frontman Matt Bellamy picks up another home in Malibu

    Muse frontman Matt Bellamy picks up another home in Malibu

    Matt Bellamy of the alt-rock group Muse fame has doubled down in Malibu’s Point Dume, buying a second home in the area for $2.6 million. The purchase comes about a year and a half after the English musician bought a nearby home from comic and radio personality Adam Carolla for $3.6 million. Set...

  • George Karl puts his Sacramento home up for sale at $949,000

    George Karl puts his Sacramento home up for sale at $949,000

    George Karl is ready to put Sacramento in the rear view mirror. The professional basketball coach, whose tenure with the Sacramento Kings came to an unceremonious end in April, has put his house in the Arden Park neighborhood up for sale at $949,000. The two-story home, built in 1950 and remodeled...

  • Home of the Day: West Hollywood penthouse with a rooftop sanctuary

    Home of the Day: West Hollywood penthouse with a rooftop sanctuary

    Generous skylights and a cathedral-style ceilings invite natural light while creating a sense of volume inside this penthouse unit in West Hollywood. Interiors featuring subtle Art Deco details give a nod to old-time glamour. Modern updates include high-end kitchen amenities, marble surfaces and...

  • What to know about the real estate market in Beverly Hills

    What to know about the real estate market in Beverly Hills

    Beverly Hills is one of the most coveted addresses in the nation, with arguably the most famous ZIP code. But with the typical residence in the 90210 (or the rest of the city) costing millions of dollars, home buyers can use some help in the high-stakes Beverly Hills real estate market. Using March...

Real Estate Advice

  • Dealing with divorce and home ownership

    Q: I divorced in 1994 and retained ownership of the home as part of the settlement. I continue to see my ex-spouse's name on the tax assessment document, even though I have refinanced the mortgage in my name. What does it mean to have his name on the document, especially when I try and sell? What...

  • Homes with delinquent real estate taxes

    Q: The house next to mine is up to be sold for delinquent taxes. Will I be responsible for any liens against the house should I win the bid? My plan is to demolish the home. A: As the saying goes, you can't escape death and taxes. When you own a piece of property in a place where real estate taxes...

  • Should you hire a real estate attorney or Realtor?

    Q: We bought a house four years ago in Oklahoma and ended up renting it out after we moved out of state. After renting the house for two years, the current tenants want to buy it and we have no clue what to do. Should we hire a real estate attorney or Realtor? We have no problem selling it ourselves...

  • The tax implications of short selling a primary residence

    Q: An 83-year-old friend of mine is disabled and is about to enter an assisted living facility. She is currently living alone in a house she owns, but it is no longer safe for her to live alone. I am trying to help by organizing her finances and to determine if she can afford the assisted living...

  • Selling property and the rules of profit rollover

    Q: I enjoy reading your columns each week. My wife and I have two properties in Miami worth about $600,000 and $1,250,000, and another one in Chevy Chase, Maryland that has a mortgage and is worth about $2 million. The Miami properties do not have any financing attached to them, and the Chevy Chase...

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