The world of real estate reporting lost one of the greats this week. Braden Keil who wrote the Gimme Shelter column for the NY Post succumbed to cancer. He was a sharp writer and a true gentleman and will be much missed.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--Golfer Jim Furyk has listed his Hawaii mansion, shown above, for $7.5 million. The listing for the five-bedroom home with ocean views is here.
--A duplex in a small 19th-century New York building where painter Mark Rothko once lived is for sale for $2.75 million.
From the Real Estalker:
--Patrick Dempsey has put his Bel Air home on the market for $3.595 million. The listing is here.
--Singer Jesse McCartney has listed his Hollywood Hills home for lease for $4,900 a month. The listing is here.
--Diane Keaton has listed her Beverly Hills, California home for $12.995 million. The listing is here. You can see interior pictures from when the home was covered in Architectural Digest here.
--Max Weinberg, drummer for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band and the leader of Conan O'Brien's house band has bought the home on Mulholland Drive in Los Angeles being sold by Naomi Foner and Stephen Gyllenhaal. The couple, who are the parents of Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal first listed the home at $4.2 million but had dropped the price to $3.495 million. It is rumored to have sold for around $3.1 million.
--Producer Mike Medavoy and his wife Irina have listed their home in the Beverly Park community of Beverly Hills again. The home was listed at $23.5 million when we checked it out as an estate of the day in April 2008 but is now on the market for $19.95 million.
From the LA Times Hot Property:
--Sally Field has put her Malibu home on the market for $6.95 million. It is our estate of the day later today.
--Keith Gonzales, the editor of the Players Directory the film and television industry's oldest and best-known casting guide, has put his Los Angeles home up for sale for $4.399 million. The property website is here.
--Chef Mark Peel has sold his home in the Windsor Square area of Los Angeles for $3.25 million
From Berg Properties Big Time Listings:
--Actress Golden Brooks of TV's "Girlfriends" has placed her four-bedroom, home in the Hollywood Hills on the market for $1,799,900. The listing is here.
--Baby Phat fashion designer Kimora Lee Simmons has dropped the asking price of her home in the Beverly Hills post office area to $6.9 million. It was listed at $7.75 million when we checked it out as an estate of the day last June.
--Actor Robert Loggia has listed his four-bedroom home in the Bel-Air area of Los Angeles for $3.65 million. The listing is here.
From Move Trends:
--Last summer, Sylvester Stallone purchased a property along with the lot next door in the Lake Sherwood area of Thousand Oaks, California for a total of $6.35 million. Now the home is up for sale for $5.2 million and the adjacent lot is also for sale for $1.65 million.
--Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis' former six-bedroom home in Los Angeles is listed for $3.195 million.
From AOL Real Estate:
--Check out the amazing homes of some of America's billionaires.
--The best suburbs to live well for less.