Actor Jesse Metcalfe Flipped This West Hollywood House—It’s Back on the Market for $2.25M

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In addition to playing hunks on TV shows like “Desperate Housewives,” “Dallas,” and “Passions,” the actor Jesse Metcalfe renovates and flips homes in his spare time.

In 2017, Metcalfe paid $ 1,158,500 for a West Hollywood home built in the 1920s, and immediately got busy on a renovation.

He updated the charming house with modern fixtures and hardware, updated and lightened up the color scheme, and refinished the original hardwood floors.

The following year, after Metcalfe had worked . . .  Read more >

Could New Shutdowns, Lower Unemployment Benefits Drag Down the Hot Housing Market?

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The U.S. housing market has defied the odds during a public health crisis, economic recession, and the highest unemployment since the Great Depression. Home prices are surging nationally as buyers duke it out over a very limited number of properties for sale. However, there are fears the already battered economy is on the verge of taking yet another hit.

COVID-19 cases are spiking in many parts of the country, which could lead to a second round of shutdowns, furloughs, and layoffs in some areas. . . .  Read more >

Frat House From the Film ‘Neighbors’ Lands on Market in L.A. for $1.5M

Neighbors movie house

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Think of a typical frat house. Your mind conjures up images of peeling paint, Greek letters above the front door, loud music, parties, and people coming and going at all hours.

Now take a look at this gorgeous Los Angeles Craftsman home—no trace of a toga party or red Solo Cup in sight. However, it served as a cinematic fraternity house rife with debauchery in the 2014 comedy “Neighbors” and its 2016 sequel, “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising.”

The popular films starred Seth . . .  Read more >

Continuous Improvements in the Job Market; Fewer Than 1.5 Million New Unemployment Claims

Continuous Improvements in the Job Market

U.S. Map: Layoffs by State With significant improvements in the job market, employment grew by 4.8 million new jobs in June. By: 

Nadia Evangelou