From the Real Estalker:
--Actors David Elliot and Nanci Chambers have put their Brentwood home on the market for $3.25 million. Have a browse at the virtual tour here.
--Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen have put their five-bedroom house in Malibu on the market for $18.5 million (shown above). Peep the restrained splendor at the listing here.
-- The Real Estalker Mama takes on the case of Kevin Federline and finds him renting in Tarzana. He was previously in five-bedroom home that rented for $7,000 a month. He has moved on to a seven-bedroom home that is on the market for $3.2 million.
--And then she moves on to the task of chronicling the whereabouts of Michael Jackson. Apparently he has been in Las Vegas in a 16,000 square foot home he was leasing, then he was rumored to be looking for a vacation home in Maryland, and then the Las Vegas Herald said
that he moved into a Las Vegas property that belongs to Prince Jefri Bolkiah of Brunei and may be worth $60 million.
--Nicky Hilton has bought a Hollywood Hills home that was listed for $2.995 million.
From Berg Properties Celebrity Big Time Listings:
--Chicago Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood has his house in Chicago for $1.525 million; Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo has sold a Chicago condo for $762,500; Chicago Blackhawks right wing Martin Havlat has paid $835,000 for a condo in downtown Chicago and Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith has paid $655,000 for a condo on the north side of Chicago.
--Actress Cassandra Peterson, best known as horror movie host "Elvira," has paid $1.698 million to purchase a four-bedroom house in Silverlake. The virtual tour for this bright and beautiful home is here.
--Young actor Drake Bell has bought a 1929 Mediterranean home in Los Feliz which had been listed for $2,149,000. The listing is here
. Lucky kid.
--Goran Visnjic has listed his Sherman Oaks home for $1.7 million. The listing is here.
--Actor/writer/director John Stockwell has sold his five-bedroom house in Los Angeles' Hancock Park for $3.55 million.
--Soap opera actress Michelle Stafford has paid $2.525 million for a home in Los Feliz.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--Fashion photographer Mario Testino has signed a contract on a New York City condominium for close to $6.3 million (we first heard wind of this deal last September
). His apartment is in 40 Bond, a downtown-Manhattan project being developed by Ian Schrager that will also be home to Ricky Martin.
--Billionaire fund manager Charles Johnson has bought a home on a small island just off Palm Beach for about $15 million.
--The Palm Beach home of the late sportscaster Curt Gowdy has sold for $19.5 million. We covered it a couple of years ago when it was listed at $25 million.
--Martha Stewart has sold her Westport, Connecticut estate for $6.7 million which is 26% below the asking price.
--Hockey star Eric Lindros has put his penthouse in New York City's West Village on the market for $6 million. The listing is here.
From the NY Times Big Deal:
--The first buyer to officially close on an apartment at the Plaza is Giuseppe De'Longhi, the chairman of De'Longhi, the Italian manufacturer of fancy appliances. He paid $11.2 million in early June for a three-bedroom apartment on the 15th floor with sweeping park views.
--Moby has put his four-story tower apartment atop the El Dorado on the market for $7.5 million. It's our estate of the day later today.
--James Q. Whitman, the Ford Foundation professor of comparative and foreign law at Yale Law School has picked up the four-bedroom home owned by the actor Treat Williams
for $5.7 million, 20 percent above the asking price.
--The highest sale in recent weeks was $29 million, paid by Daniel L. Nir, a hedge fund manager at Gracie Capital, and his wife, Jill E. Braufman for a 7,000-square-foot apartment, in one of the legendary Fifth Avenue prewar co-ops, at 4 East 66th Street.
--Guilliame Cuvelier, the creator of the Swedish vodka brand Svedka paid $13.4 million for a seventh- floor apartment at 30 East 71st Street, near Madison Avenue.
From the LA Times Hot Property:
--John Cleese has put Stalloreggi (the King's Stables),his Montecito home on the market for at $28 million. Check out the listing for the 16-acre property here.
--Jamie Kennedy has sold his Sunset Strip house for close to its $1.01-million asking price.
--A Beverly Hills home built in 2004 with five bedrooms and 8 1/2 bathrooms in 13,000 square feet has been sold by one philanthropist and purchased by another for $13.5 million.