From the LA Times Hot Property:
--Marilyn Manson has put his five-bedroom Mediterranean-style home in Chatsworth on the market at $1.1 million. A bedroom is shown above. The home is relatively bland on the outside but inside it looks like an antique store met a flophouse. The listing includes pics of the recording studio with a bright purple rug.
--L.A. Clippers star Cuttino Mobley has pulled his home off the market. It was our estate of the day
--Actor/director/real estate investor Vincent Gallo has purchased two units at the Biscuit Company Lofts in downtown L.A He bought the lofts for nearly $2.2 million and plans to use one as an office and another as living quarters.
From the NY Post's Gimme Shelter:
--New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez has reportedly been in talks with the owner of a seven-bedroom townhouse on the block between Madison and Fifth avenues. The home has no official sales listing but an insider says the price is between $39 million and $41 million. It all depends on whether or not A-Rod stays a Yankee.
--Kelsey Grammer is already looking for a buyer for his Hamptons home. It is our estate of the day later today.
--The co-op apartment that served as the office of late historian and author Arthur Schlesinger has just gone on the market for $1.5 million. The two-bedroom unit is located across a courtyard from Schlesinger's main residence, where his wife, Alexandra, still lives. The listing is here.
--Both Tyra Banks and Halle Berry have been spotted looking at a $8.5 million apartment in the 40 Mercer condo building in SoHo.
From Berg Properties Celebrity Big Time Listings:
--Johnny Damon has signed an $8 million contract to sell his three-bedroom apartment on the 39th floor of One Beacon Court. It was an estate of the day this summer.
--A 10,276-square-foot mansion in Bel-Air enclave that was owned until 2005 by St. Louis Rams co-owner Georgia Frontiere has been completely rebuilt and has just come on the market for $29,975,000. The listing is here, no interior pics unfortunately.
--Clay Aiken has sold his condominium unit in Charlotte, N.C. for just $71,000.
--Public records reveal that manager and producer Sandy Galin sold his Beverly Hills home to movie producer Roger Birnbaum for $16,500,000.
--Public records reveal that Tommy Lee paid $5,850,000 for a house in Calabasas.
--Public records reveal that Matt LeBlanc sold his house in Hidden Hills, California for $9,139,000.
--Chicago sports broadcaster and former NFL player Mark Malone has paid $700,000 for a Chicago loft unit that is in the same building as David Schwimmer.
--Chicago chef Charlie Trotter has paid $2.425 million for a Chicago condo.
--A Studio City home that once belonged to "Frasier" actress Jane Leeves is on the market for $2,995,000. The property website is here.
--a Hollywood Hills home that once was owned by Judy Garland and Vincente Minnelli and that later was owned by Sammy Davis Jr. has sold for $2,793,500.
-The official sale price on Melanie 'Scary Spice' Brown's home in Los Feliz is $1,810,000.
--The exact price for basketball star Chris Webber's three-bedroom home in Malibu was $3,750,000.
–Public records confirm that 'Grey's Anatomy' actress Kate Walsh paid $4,750,000 for her new Los Feliz home.
--The sale price for Natalie Portman's house in Sea Cliff, NY was $1,750,000.
--Leeza Gibbons may have finally sold her home which was on the market for for $7,995,000.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--Cosmetics billionaire Ronald Lauder has sold one of his many Hamptons holdings: three acres in Sagaponack, N.Y., for about $3.74 million.
--Jane Magazine founder Jane Pratt has sold her Manhattan townhouse for more than its $3.65 million asking price
--The owner of Buffalo Bill's 492-acre onetime hunting camp in Cody, Wyo., has cut its price to $9.75 million after it failed to sell for about two years at $12 million. The listing is here.
--California Rep. Ellen Tauscher has put her Bay Area home on the market for $1.6 million, a $50,000 reduction from the last time she listed it. The listing is here.
From the NY Observer's Manhattan Transfers:
--Francois Pinault, who owns Christie's plus Gucci and is the future father-in-law of Salma Hayek, has just paid $16.9 million for the top penthouse at Barbizon/63 on East 63rd Street, the 80-year-old neo-Gothic women's hotel that has just been turned into superluxury condos. The home will be an over 5,000 square foot one bedroom sprawl.
--Lucie Arnaz Luckinbill has bought a two-bedroom apartment near Columbus Circle through the Lucille Ball Morton Trust for $1.15 million. The apartment is an investment and she is renovating it herself.
--Iinvestor Lily Lee Lee Wong paid $12.1 million for a 15-room, 115-year-old townhouse at 21 East 84th Street in June, and by the end of July she had listed the place for $24.5 million, more than twice what she paid. The house spent four years on the market before this summer's sale but was designed by Grant's Tomb architect John Duncan, and has original stained lead glass windows, six wood-burning fireplaces, and more than a half-dozen crystal chandeliers.
From The Real Estalker:
--Nicole Richie has put her West Hollywood condo on the market for $2.3 million. You can check out pics here.
--Kanye West was recently spotted checking out Tyler Perry's nearly undeveloped 22-acre property in the super luxe guard gatef Beverly Ridge Estates that is on the market for $15,000,000.
--It turns out that Britney Spears has not purchased a new house in Malibu but is renting for $35,000 a month with an option to purchase.
--"Lost" actress Cynthia Watros Gilliland and her restauranteur husband have put their Hancock Park home on the market for $3,799,000. The listing is here
and on the realtor's main website it says it has already been reduced to $3,650,000.
--Producer Dawn Parouse and Jonathan Feldman are also selling in Hancock Park. Their lovely home is listed at $3,395,000 and you can check out the listing, with many pics here.
--Melissa McCarthy who played Sookie on the Gilmore Girls has listed her West Hollywood home For $1,515,000. The listing is here.