From Big Time Listings:
--Actor Brad Sherwood has re-listed his Encino home, shown above, for 3.595 million. It was listed last year for $4 million.
--Singer Lisa Loeb has paid $1.125 million for a four-bedroom, Cape Cod-style house in Los Angeles' Valley Village area.
--A six-bedroom mansion in the Beverly Hills Post Office area once owned by Ricky Martin is back on the market for $26.9 million. The listing is here.From the NY Post's Gimme Shelter:
--Actor Daniel Craig is renting a three-bedroom apartment in the Park Imperial building on West 56th Street for $38,000. This apartment was previously rented by racecar driver Jeff Gordon who rented it for $26,000 a month before moving into a condo he bought at 15 Central Park West.
--At the Waldorf Towers on East 50th Street a six-bedroom apartment is listed for $140,000 a month, the highest price for a rental in the city. The listing for the 33rd-floor unit, which was once the home of Cole Porter, is here.
--Ballroom dancer Karina Smirnoff has been staying at the Visionaire, a 36-story eco-friendly luxury condo building at 70 Little West Street in Battery Park City, and likes it so much she wants to buy.
--Matt Damon is the latest celebrity to check out the Apthorp building and may be looking to combine several apartments. The Apthorp must sell 25 units before September 15. If that doesn't happen the building will lose the chance to convert from rentals to condos. So far 22 contracts have been signed.
From Newsday's Real LI:
--An Oyster Bay Cove estate that once belonged to aviation pioneer James T. Pyle is on the market for $1.99 million. The listing is here.
--Football player Vinny Testaverde has dropped the price on his home in Oyster Bay Cove. It was first listed at $6.995 million and is now listed at $3.995 million.
Gallery: Vinny Testaverde in Oyster Bay Cove
From Cityfile's Buyers and Sellers:
--Don Trump Jr. and his wife Vanessa already bought an apartment on the 12th floor of The Sovereign on East 58th Street, for $1.125 million and they've now paid another $1.595 million for the apartment next door.
--via the NY Times, Douglas Lebda, the founder of LendingTree, has gone into contract to sell his penthouse at the Legacy on East 84th Street. He bought the home for $8.6 million in 2007 and is selling for close to the listing price of $7.5 million.
--via the NY Times, Peter Buffett, the son of Warren Buffett and a musician, and his wife Jennifer, are reportedly about to close on a three-bedroom condo and separate studio at One Madison Park.
--via the Real Deal, builder Greg Konner has increased the price of his Bridgehampton mansion. It was listed for $14.995 million and is now priced at $15.795 million. The listing is here.
--Mariann Florio, the widow of former Condé Nast CEO Steve Florio, has paid $1.65 million for a three-bedroom apartment at 235 East 73rd Street owned by former Bear Stearns exec Leo Tilman. Her Key Largo home remains on the market for $8.9 million.
--Richard Bressler, the former CFO of Viacom and now a managing director at the private equity firm Thomas H. Lee Partners, went into contract to sell his duplex at 850 Park last month and has bought a new place. Bressler paid $7.15 million for a four-bedroom condo at 170 East End Avenue.
--via the NY Post, Billy Joel is looking to sell two properties he bought for his wife Katie Lee Joel in Sagaponack. Now that they are splitting up he plans to list the properties for $35 million.
--via the Real Deal, fomer Bear Stearns chief operating officer Alvin Einbender has cut the price on his Charles Gwathmey-designed apartment in the Police Building at 240 Centre Street. It went on the market for $30 million in May 2008 and is now listed for $19.95 million.
--Developer and former investment banker Keith Jacobson has relisted his duplex at 173 Perry Street. He bought the property for $3.74 million in 2007 and put it up for sale in July 2008 for $11.5 million. He took the property, which was once owned by Vincent Gallo, off the market for a while but now it is back on the market.
--via the NY Observer, Johnson & Johnson heiress Jaime Johnson has paid $2.654 million for a two-bedroom loft at 285 Lafayette Street. The seller, Lucy Waletzky, is the daughter of Laurence Rockefeller and a great-granddaughter of John D. Rockefeller.
--via the NY Observer, Lyor Cohen, who runs Warner Music, has taken a loss on the UES co-op he owned with his ex-wife, Amy. In 2006, they paid $7.75 million a duplex at 8 East 96th Street. They sold to Google executive Julio Pekarovic and Maria Vasconcelos for $6 million.
--via the NY Observer, Susan Bloomberg, the ex-wife of Michael Bloomberg has put her 4,472-square-foot penthouse at One Kenmare Square in SoHo on the market for $11.5 million. The listing is here.
--Celebrity hairstylist Orlando Pita has sold his former co-op at 2 Fifth Avenue for $2.95 million to Razorfish co-founder Craig Kanarick and his wife, Rebecca Odes.
Gallery: Steve Florio's Key Largo Home
From The Real Estalker:
--Action star Jason Statham has picked up a home in Malibu for $10.95 million. His two-bedroom condo at the Broadway remains on the market.
--Bjork and Matthew Barney are reportedly buying a four-bedroom condo at 160 Henry Street in Brooklyn Heights that was listed recently for $4.25 million. They're also trying to sell their a one-bedroom co-op which went on the market in July for $1.7 million and Bjork has listed her home in Sneden's Landing for $1.8 million.
Gallery: Jason Statham At The Broadway
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
The Maryland estate of Eunice Kennedy Shriver has sold for $7.81 million which was 34% less than its original offering price last fall. It was listed at $11.8 million when we checked it out as an estate of the day.
--Former Lehman Brothers Chairman and Chief Executive Richard Fuld Jr. has sold his apartment on New York's Park Avenue for $25.87 million. Fuld and his wife, Kathleen, purchased the apartment for $21 million in January 2007. It was not officially on the market but had been quietly shopped for $32 million.
--Actress Tuesday Weld , whose Montauk home we looked at as an estate of the day recently, has sold her Manhattan apartment for $1.04 million.
Gallery: The Shrivers in Potomac
Gallery: Tuesday Weld in Montauk
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