Andrew Asch reports on residential real estate for The Real Deal’s Los Angeles bureau. Of specific interest is the business of Los Angeles brokerages, the ups and downs of the housing market, as well as public policy for housing. Andrew formerly reported on commercial real estate for fashion trade newspaper California Apparel News. Long ago, he freelanced entertainment articles that were published in Los Angeles Times and RollingStone.com. You can reach him at (562) 713-2285 or Andrew.Asch@therealdeal.com.