Monthly Archives: August 2010

Pasadena Wright House Still for Sale

 A historic Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home in Pasadena, Calif., could be dismantled and rebuilt elsewhere, says the real estate agent listing the property. La Miniatura, one of four textile-block homes designed by Wright, has been on the market for more than … Continue reading

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Senate Bill Not a Sure Thing for Homeowners in Foreclosure

A state legislative effort to save homeowners from foreclosure that once seemed to enjoy broad support is close to failing in the wake of an intense banking industry lobbying effort in Sacramento. SB1275 would require lenders to provide homeowners with a … Continue reading

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High End Homes Sometimes a Tough Sell

LOS ANGELES — Southern California’s home-sale listings are beginning to resemble an index to the country’s most famous mid-20th-century architects, with more marquee properties languishing on the market as the well-heeled become increasingly reluctant to buy. Homes by the likes of … Continue reading

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Home Buying Advice Available

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ — In a new initiative to help California home buyers avoid the pitfalls and pratfalls of over-aggressive sales techniques that led to the recent housing crisis, RealEstateExpress.com announced the California SmartBuyerâ„¢ Program today, with a guarantee of success. In this easy-to-use online training … Continue reading

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California Foreclosures Still Not Turning Around

General’s Office and a group of other state attorneys general and banking regulators say they’ve seen improvements in programs designed to help homeowners. But they’re concerned that foreclosures continue to outpace loan modifications, and note that most modifications increase the loan balance. … Continue reading

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