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Los Angeles Wants a Registry of How Much Rent Everyone is Supposed to Be Paying

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Image via Cole Martin / Curbed LA flickr pool “Hundreds” of renters who live in rent-controlled apartments are subject to illegal rent increases each year, but a new city program in the works looks to significantly cut those numbers down. An LA City Council committee is discussing today a new registry that would require landlords to report how much rent […]

Developer: This $500-Million Bel Air Spec House Is Actually a Really Good Deal

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A notorious, 100,000-square-foot, $500-million spec mansion being built right now in Bel Air has become a symbol of the madness of the luxury real estate market in Los Angeles, but developer Nile Niami (who’s got quite a few extravagant spec mansions under his belt) “believes the property is not really so expensive when you think […]

Steven Spielberg Sells Monster Malibu Spread For Just $26M

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Spielberg via Featureflash / Shutterstock Director/producer Steven Spielberg and his wife Kate “Anything Goes” Capshaw are saying goodbye to their massive, long-held spread on Malibu’s exclusive, rapidly disappearing Broad Beach, but they did it for far less thanpreviously thought. Instead of the rumored $35 million, the house and the two-parcel property were purchased in two separate transactions for a total of just$26 million, Variety says. […]