From the LA Times Hot Property:
--Inventor and master pitchman Ron Popeil has listed a gated Beverly Hills home, shown above, for sale. The English country-style house includes a tennis court, a large pool with a deck area and a two-story guesthouse. There are six bedrooms and it is listed at $5.995 million. The listing is here.
--The Beverly Hills home of Dr. Robert Rey, star of E! Entertainment Television's "Dr. 90210," has come back on the market at $4.395 million. It was previously listed at $5.295 million. The listing is here.
--Actor French Stewart and his wife, actress and interior designer Katherine LaNasa, have listed their renovated and expanded Hollywood Hills-area home for $4.195 million. The listing is here.
--Designer Brogan Lane has listed her 1924 Spanish-style boutique hotel and rental property, Villa Delle Stelle, in Hollywood at $1,098,100.
--Producer Marshall Herskovitz has sold his home in a Brentwood equestrian area for $4.6 million.
From Cityfile's Buyers and Sellers:
--Real estate developer Louis Cappelli has found a buyer for the 13-room duplex at 515 Park Avenue he owns with his second wife, actress Kylie Travis. The six-bedroom unit was listed for $29.5 million when it went into contract last week.
--Japanese filmmaker Keiko Ibi has gone into contract to sell her condo at 15 Central Park West. The one-bedroom unit was most recently listed for $3.485 million.
--Clifford Brokaw, a Goldman Sachs alum and a managing director at Corsair Capital, has paid $2.9 million for a third-floor apartment at 907 Fifth Avenue. It first went on the market for $4.4 million in May 2008.
--The lower half of George Gershwin's former duplex at 132 East 72nd Street has gone into contract after more than nine months on the market. The two-bedroom co-op had most recently been listed for $3.05 million. Socialite Debbie Bancroft's apartment, which is located one floor up and comprises the second half of Gershwin's former home, is still on the market for a reduced price of $1.5 million.
--African telecom mogul Yerim Sow has re-listed his three-bedroom pad at 15 Central Park West for $21 million. The listing is here.
--via the Real Deal, real estate mogul Elie Hirschfeld has put his East Hampton estate up for sale for $25 million. The listing is here.
--via the New York Post, Anna Wintour's daughter Bee Shaffer is searching for a place of her own and has been spotted touring two apartments in the "$2.3 million range" at 330 Spring Street and 505 Greenwich with her mom.
--via Curbed, real estate heiress Caroline Cumming has closed on the sale of her home at 11 Spring Street. The building had been listed for $26 million and sold for $19.5 million.
--Vice magazine co-founder Shane Smith has reportedly paid $2.2 million for a loft on Desbrosses Street in Tribeca.
--Hedge funder Glenn Dubin and his wife, Dr. Eva Andersson-Dubin have put their 12-room, 6,000-square-foot duplex at 1010 Fifth Avenue on the market for $18.5 million. The listing is here.
--via Curbed, New York's tiniest townhouse at 75 1/2 Bedford Street has gone into contract. It was most recently listed for $2.499 million.
--via the NY Observer, Kenneth Horowitz, the Florida-based entrepreneur who founded Cellular One and Weather Risk Solutions, has paid $5.2 million for a 46th-floor apartment at Trump Palace on East 69th Street.
--via the NY Observer, software mogul Marty Sprinzen has closed on the sale of his ninth-floor apartment at 838 Fifth Avenue. The apartment, which Sprinzen bought in 2007 for $15.8 million sold for $22.5 million.
--via the NY Observer, Russian chessmaster Garry Kasparov has paid $3.4 million for a penthouse apartment at 205 West 76th Street.
--Billionaire publishing heir Robert Ziff has gone into contract to sell his condo at the Trump International. It was listed for $11.5 million.
--Late fashion designer Abbijane Schifrin's former townhouse on East 19th St. has been chopped in price. It was listed at $8.75 million when we checked it out as an estate of the day but is now $7.995 million.
Gallery: Abbijane's Townhouse
From the NY Post:
--Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky and his wife Janet have been spotted shopping for a New York City apartment in the $7 million to $15 million range.
--Late news anchor Walter Cronkite's three-bedroom, five-bathroom co-op at 870 United Nations Plaza has just hit the market for $2.995 million.
-- Belarus-born model Maryna Linchuk has purchased a one-bedroom condo in Nolita for $1.1 million
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--Fashion designer Christian Lacroix has sold a Paris apartment for €1.2 million, or about $1.8 million. He had originally listed the apartment in January for €2 million.
--Singer John Legend has paid $1.9 million for an apartment in New York's East Village neighborhood and has gone into contract to sell his two-bedroom condo for around $1 million. It was recently listed at $1.195 million.
Gallery: John Legend In The East Village
--Former money manager Stanley Chais, said to have channeled millions of dollars of investor funds to Bernard Madoff, has cut the price on his Los Angeles condo to $3.35 million. He paid $4.4 million for the unit in 2007 and had originally asked $4.7 million for the two-bedroom apartment in the Sierra Towers in West Hollywood. The listing is here.
From the Real Estalker:
--The West Village duplex that Jude Law is currently renting is up for sale for $6.9 million. The listing is here.
--Faith Hill and Tim McGraw may have listed their Nashville home and they have peeled $4 million off the price of their Beverly Hills home. It was listed at $14.8 million when we checked it out as an estate of the day in October of 2008 but is now down to just $10.8 million.