This May 13, 2014 photo provided by A.G. Photography shows a Standard Pacific Home's interior view of a dog-friendly home. Standard Pacific Homes is building and selling 27 new home communities from Florida to California and billing them as the first to offer pet paradise as an option in every one. (AP Photo/ Standard Pacific Homes, A.G. Photography, Anthony Gomez)

Pets’ amenities rising trend for homebuilders

LOS ANGELES (AP) — These homes are set apart by their amenities — for dogs. Standard Pacific Homes is building and selling homes in 27 developments from Florida to California and is believed to be […]


A Quick Response Code is used on Realtor ad offering "dream homes" in the Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Hilltop home views outrank waterfront views 4 to 1

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – California luxury home buyers preferred hilltop homes over oceanfront properties four to one last year, the California Association of Realtors said today. Forty-one percent of buyers who bought homes for more […]


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Southern California home sales fall in February

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Southern California homes sales posted a fifth straight annual decline in February as tight inventories kept buyers on the sidelines, a research firm said Wednesday. There were 14,027 new and existing houses […]


Money 101: Smart ways to manage your money

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: Jobs in finance, entertainment and real estate. More people are winning the foreclosure […]



Economist discusses potential for another housing crash

Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Christopher Thornberg, the founding partner of L.A.-based beacon Economics. Bob asks him if he fears another housing crash. Click here to listen to the answer.


Money 101: Ways to save money

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: Attorney Colleen Barney will talk about estate planning for your business and your family. Real […]


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Fewer California homes heading for foreclosure

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The number of California homes entering the foreclosure process has plunged to a more-than-seven-year low as the state housing market continues to improve.


US homes sales highest in more than 3 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of previously occupied homes rose in February to their fastest pace in more than three years, and more people put their homes on the market. The increases suggest more Americans believe the housing recovery will strengthen.



Learn about real estate scams before it happens to you

There are lots of real estate scams out there. Bob talks with Andy Terhorst, an Investigator with the Orange County District Attorney’s Real Estate Fraud Unit.


California home sales dip slightly in February

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California homes sales dipped slightly last month and so did prices but the state still seems on the road to recovery after a five-year housing slump.


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California foreclosure activity hits 6-year low

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A real estate research firm says California home foreclosure activity has fallen to a six-year low.


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Fewer US homes repossessed by banks in 2012

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lenders took possession of fewer U.S. homes in 2012 than a year earlier, as the pace of new homes entering the path to foreclosure slowed.