Sunday Real Estate Round-Up, 05/02/10
From the LA Times Hot Properties:
--Arizona Cardinal Monty Beisel has listed his contemporary home in Encino, California for $2.395 million. The listing is here.
--Actor French Stewart and actress and interior designer Katherine LaNasa sold their renovated Hollywood Hills-area home in early March for $3.637 million and now their buyer has resold it for $4.08 million.
Oscar-winning rapper Juicy J has sold his Sherman Oaks house for $1.82 million.
From the Real Estalker:
--Jane Fonda is the latest celebrity to move into the Sierra Towers in West Hollywood picking up a modest one-bedroom rental.
--Cher's son Elijah Blue sold a two-bedroom home in West Hollywood, California for $1.1 million in January.
--Sonja Morgan who is on the Real Housewives of New York City had listed her five-bedroom home in New York City for $7.25 million before pulling it off the market last month.
--Stephen Dorff has listed his Malibu beach house for $50,000 a month. The listing is here.
--Rumor has it that real estate developer Mohamed Hadid has finally sold the ten-bedroom store he built in Los Angeles' Bel Air neighborhood. Last we checked the home was listed at $72 million but now it is listed as "Backup Offers Accepted" meaning that a deal may be in the works.
Gallery: $85 Million in Bel Air
--A home owned by actress Penelope Cruz has hit the market for $3.695 million. The listing is here.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--Karl Rove is in contract to sell his five-bedroom Washington D.C. home, which had been listed for $1.59 million. Rove and his wife, Darby, bought the three-level brick home for $799,000 in 2001.
Gallery: Karl Rove In Washington DC
--A limited-liability company linked to James Jannard, founder of sunglasses and apparel maker Oakley, has bought property in Beverly Hills for $19.9 million.
--Well-known fund manager John Laporte and his wife, Andrea, have bought a home in Ketchum, Idaho, for $5.5 million, more than 20% lower than its original $6.95 million listing in the summer.
--Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase & Co. chairman and CEO, has reduced the asking price of his 18-room, 15,000-square-foot Gold Coast mansion to $9.5 million from $10.5 million. He first listed the mansion in 2007 for $13.5 million. The listing is here.
Gallery: Jamie Dimon in Chicago
--Chicago Public Schools Chief Executive Officer Ron Huberman and his partner have paid $898,000 for a five-bedroom house on the North Side.
Chicago White Sox outfielder Carlos Quentin has paid $650,000 for an eight-room town home in the South Loop.
From Move Trends:
--Kimora Lee Simmons has relisted her Beverly Hills home for $5.395 million. The listing is here.
Gallery: Kimora Lee Simmons House
From Newsday's Real LI:
The historic Harris mansion in Brookville, New York is listed for $12.9 million.
--Sandra Bullock and Jesse James have listed their Orange County, California home for $5.995 million.
From the NY Observer's Manhattan Transfers:
--Sting has finally sold his apartment at The Brentmore at 88 Central Park West. It was most recently listed at $19 million.
Gallery: Sting at the Brentmore
--The Park Avenue apartment belonging to author Louis Auchincloss has gone on the market for $3.9 million. The listing is here.
--From the NY Times Big Deal:
--Gabriel Byrne has bought a two-bedroom condo in Manhattan for $3.36 million. His town house in Brooklyn Heights, which he put on the market for $4.7 million, is in contract.
The Garden Place town house in Brooklyn Heights owned by John Dockery, the sportscaster and former New York Jet, has gone into contract. The last asking price was $3.7 million.