Sunday Real Estate Round-Up 12/26/10
From the NY Times:
The former home of poet and writer Langston Hughes in East Harlem is up for sale for $1 million. The town house, at 20 East 127th Street needs work. The listing is here.
--Mark Lee, the new chief executive of Barneys New York, has sold his apartment in Chelsea for $2.95 million.
From the Real Estalker:
--Kate Moss is moving to the Highgate area of London. She is rumored to have spent around £7.5 million for a seven-bedroom home. Jude Law and Siena Miller may have also purchased a home in the area which was listed at £7.95 million.
--Bristol Palin, daughter of Sarah Palin, has taken the unusual step of buying a five-bedroom home in the town of Maricopa, Arizona for $172.000.
--Pink and Carey Hart have bought a six-bedroom home in Malibu for $11.85 million.
--George Michael has picked up a new five-bedroom home in Palm Beach, Australia for around $6 million.
From the Real Deal:
--RuPaul has sold a 1,490-square-foot unit at the River West Condominium at 296 West 10th Street for $2.4 million. He bought the apartment in 1998 for $1.095 million.
From the NY Observer:
--A pricey duplex at 960 Fifth Avenue, most recently listed for $22 million, is under contract.
--Actor William Daniels has sold his Upper West Side spread for $1.395 million.
--Author Martin Ami has bought a $2.5 million brownstone in Brooklyn.
--French TV personality Jacques Essebag has just bought a $7.15 million condo at 40 Mercer St., the building where Daniel Radcliffe owns and where Meg Ryan is currently renting.
--Back in March Malaysian party boy Taek Jho Low spent $33 million for the penthouse atop the Trump International building at 1 Central Park West but he may be about to put the home back on the market because he is frustrated with the renovation process.
--Serena Williams has been spotted apartment hunting in New York City.
From the Wall Street Journal:
--The Hidden Hills home belonging to Lisa Marie and Priscilla Presley has sold for $5 million, 44% less than its original, nearly $9 million asking price last year.
The home of Williams-Sonoma's former CEO Howard Lester has sold, along with an adjacent vacant lot, for $9.5 million.
--A 160-acre wilderness ranch in Jackson, Wyoming, has come on the market for $8.5 million.