Wednesday, 12 August, 2020

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Tag: California Real Estate


In Encino, a stylish 1960s Midcentury once owned by Maureen O’Hara has sold for $1.505 million — about $1 million less than it was originally asking. O’Hara, an Irish-born actress who starred in dozens of films during the Golden Age of Hollywood, took a loss on the home in the ‘90s, buying it for $650,000 in 1993 and selling it Read more…


Nirav Tolia, founder of the social networking service Nextdoor, has a new reason to reach out to his neighbors. The entrepreneur just listed his Italian Renaissance-style home in the San Francisco neighborhood of Pacific Heights for $25 million. That’s more than triple the $7 million he paid for it in 2011, records show. The dramatic price hike comes after an Read more…


Quibi Chief Executive Meg Whitman has put a condominium in West Hollywood on the market for $6.5 million — the same price she paid for the place in 2018. Located within the Sierra Towers building, the southwest-corner unit features floor-to-ceiling windows, a private terrace and views extending from city to ocean. The 2,300-square-foot interior includes an open-concept living/dining room, a Read more…


Two massive pyramid skylights let in the light at this Sherman Oaks house, which incorporates rough stone siding and a few other twists into its original 1950s design. A renovation by Malibu architect Barry Gittelson transformed an upper deck into a media room while a separate project added a swimming pool in the backyard. A stone patio, a koi pond, Read more…


Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, have one less thing to worry about as they await sentencing for their role in the college admissions scandal. The pair have sold their Bel-Air estate to Tinder co-founder Justin Mateen for $18.75 million — or about half the $35 million they had asked for the estate. Set overlooking the Read more…


A massive Pasadena estate is listing for sale Saturday at $39.8 million, making it by far the most expensive listing in the city. The asking price for the 31,415-square-foot mansion is more than three times that of the city’s second-most-expensive home for sale, which is asking $11.68 million. Should the new listing sell for close to the asking price, it Read more…


Even if you’ve never been to Lake Tahoe, you still might recognize this Nevada ranch. The long-running NBC western “Bonanza” filmed its opening sequence on the scenic estate, as the show’s main characters rode horseback across the grassy landscape with sweeping shots of the Sierra Nevada in the background. More than half a century later, the property just sold for Read more…


Krysten Ritter has to be happy with her home sale in Hollywood Hills. The “Jessica Jones” star just passed her scenic hillside house on to a new owner for $1.384 million. That’s about $90,000 more than the asking price and more than double what she paid for the place; the actress bought the home in 2013 for $655,000 from “Simpsons” Read more…


The longtime Claremont home of late contractor Wayne Cox, who helped build portions of Disneyland as well as the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, is on the market for $1.425 million. A blend of the California Mission Revival and ranch styles, the split-level house was built by Cox in 1969 as his personal residence. A rustic clay-tile roof, exposed brickwork Read more…


Here’s a look at starter homes for about $400,000 in Fillmore, Camarillo and Oxnard in Ventura County. FILLMORE: This charming three-bedroom bungalow extends to a porch in front and a small patio and garden out back. Address: 829 4th St., Fillmore, 93015 Listed for: $399,999 for three bedrooms, one bathroom in 1,104 square feet (5,500-square-foot lot) Advertisement Features: Front patio; Read more…


A modernist design by Norman Applebaum, the famed San Diego architect who died earlier this year, has come on the market in Escondido for $2.2 million. Called Villa Tyto Alba for the generations of barn owls that once roamed the area, the striking residence replaced another of Applebaum’s designs, Wings, which was destroyed in 2007 by the Witch Creek fire. Read more…


Mike Menchel, Hollywood talent agent/manager turned producer, has sold his longtime home in Sherman Oaks for $4 million. The buyer was a limited liability company tied to Streamline Global executive Ryan Smith, property records show. Owned by Menchel for three decades, the 1950s ranch-style house in a small gated community hit the market in June and sold one month later Read more…


That was fast. A few weeks after Flea’s former home surfaced for sale in Los Feliz, the property just sold for $3.45 million — just a touch under the $3.488-million asking price. The Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist, whose real name is Michael Balzary, bought the place six years ago for $2.47 million and flipped it four years later for Read more…


Hollywood & Highland, the splashy shopping center around the theater where the Academy Awards are held, will get a $100-million makeover intended to transform the well-known Hollywood Boulevard tourist attraction into a place locals want to visit, too. Key to the center’s renovation will be turning as much as half of its space into offices for rent, a reflection of Read more…


A Studio City home that served as a longtime hangout of sorts for rocker Joe Walsh has come up for sale, following a complete renovation, for $4.795 million. Walsh was fresh off of recording his ninth studio album, “Ordinary Average Guy,” when he bought the 1960s split-level house in 1991 for $1.3 million. The former James Gang and Eagles member Read more…