From the NY Post:
--The Wainscott estate that was the home of Stuyvesant Wainwright II, a former Republican congressman who died this year, is now on the market for $18.5 million. The listing is here.
--"Law & Order: SVU" star Mariska Hargitay and actor husband Peter Hermann have picked up an 11-bedroom home in East Hampton. The home was on the market for $8.9 million, but a source says the deal just closed for $7.34 million.
--Baz Luhrmann checked out a three-bedroom, $21,000 penthouse rental at 304 Spring St. in the Hudson Square area. Actress Meg Ryan and comedian Lewis Black have also seen the penthouse duplex. The listing is here.
--Fashion designer John Varvatos is renting a 12th-floor, two-bedroom apartment at 923 Fifth Ave. for $10,500 per month.
--A two-story shingled Water Mill farmhouse built in 1826 just hit the market for $40 million. The home is owned by John Sargent, who was once the president and CEO of the Doubleday publishing company, and his wife, Elizabeth. The listing is here.
From the LA Times Hot Properties:
--Actress Estella Warren has put her Beverly Hills Post Office-area home back on the market at $1.795 million. We checked this home out as an estate of the day last year when it was listed at $1.95 million.
Gallery: Estella Warren In Beverly Hills
--The family home of Jack Haley, who played the Tin Man in "The Wizard of Oz," has come on the market at $3.599 million. After Haley retired from show business, he and comedian Jackie Gleason formed the Kramden Investment Company which bought and sold commercial and residential real estate. The listing is here.
--The Pacific Palisades home of actress Mary McDonnell and her husband, actor Randle Mell, has sold for $2 million. The couple bought the property in 1999 for $1.4 million.
From Move Trends:
--Tennis star Jennifer Capriati's Wesley Chapel, Florida home is still on the market, and listed for $2.1 million.
From the Real Estalker:
--Scarlett Johansson may have sold her home which was recently listed at $4,995,000.
-- Elin Nordegren, the soon-to-be ex-wife of Tiger Woods has been spotted house shopping in Boca Raton, Florida.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
The estate of Nancy M. Daly, the late ex-wife of former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, has reduced the price her Malibu home to $47 million. The listing is here.
Debbi Fields and her husband, Michael Rose, the former chief executive of Holiday Inn, are still searching for a buyer for their 501-acre ranch near Aspen, Colorado. It's now listed at $28.5 million.
Ruby Tuesday's founder Sandy Beall and his wife, Kreis, are asking $3.75 million for a waterfront home they recently renovated in Beaufort, South Carolina. The home, known as the Castle was our estate of the day back in February when it was listed at $3.95 million.
Gallery: The Castle in Beaufort