From Berg Properties Big Time Listings:
--via In Touch Weekly, 'Dancing with the Stars' co-host Samantha Harris and her husband, Michael Hess have paid $1,600,000 to buy a in Los Angeles west of the Century City area.
--Slash has finally sold his five-bedroom "lawsuit house"
in the Hollywood Hills, possibly to San Diego Padres relief pitcher Randy Wolf.
--An update of the real estate moves of Hilary Swank, she paid $5.8 million earlier this year for a place in Pacific Palisades and told W Magazine that she left New York because of the high real estate prices (Swank and ex-hubby Chad Lowe sold their Manhattan townhouse for $7,050,000 million in January) but likely her romance with her former agent John Campisi, who is L.A.-based also had something to do with it. Nevertheless, New York magazine has spotted Swank browsing for a loft and reported that she was looking at a a two-bedroom unit in the Superior Ink development in Manhattan.
--'One Tree Hill' actors Chad Michael Murray and Sophia Bush have sold their house in Wilmington, N.C. for $730,000.
--Justin Long, who is perhaps most famous for the "I'm a Mac" ads, has paid about $1,400,000 for amid-century modern home in the Hollywood Hills.
--Nicole Richie has sold her condominium unit in the Empire West building in West Hollywood for $2,250,000.
From the Real Estalker:
, Patricia Kennedy Lawford's estate has sold her Southampton home for $9.8 million.
--via Luxury Real Estate
, Eddie Murphy's ex-wife Nicole Murphy has sold their Sacramento area home for the highest price the Sacramento area has ever seen, $6.1 million.Most of the furnishings, including at least 20 TVs and a sleek, black, $200,000 Schimmel Pegasus grand piano were included in the deal.
--The Real Estalker Mama has nabbed some interior shots of the Golden Beach, Florida house that Ricky Martin has put on the market for $22.5 million.
--The Mama takes a look at Peter Guber's Kauai Tara Plantation. This home has sat on the market for $46.5 million
for nearly 3 years, we covered it way back in February 2005.
--Amanda Peet and her screenwriter husband David Benioff have sold their Angelo View Drive house high above Holmby Hills and have purchased the former James Cagney estate above Sunset Boulevard on N. Wetherly Drive.
--50 Cent has reduced the price of his Connecticut home to $12 million from $18.5 million.
From the LA Times Hot Property:
--Nicolas Cage has pulled his Bel-Air mansion, which was listed at $35 million, off the market.
-- St. Louis Rams owner Georgia Frontiere sold her Bel-Air home for close to $30 million.
--Madonna's former home in Beverly Hills, which was redone by Diane Keaton, just closed at almost $17 million.
--Comedy writer Bill Richmond has purchased a town house overlooking the lake in Calabasas Park for close to its asking price of $1.3 million.
--Gregory Joujon-Roche, a celebrity personal trainer, has listed his Malibu condo for $2.695 million. The listing is here, the home is freshly redecorated and gorgeous.
--Peter Shin, supervising director of the TV show "Family Guy," has bought a contemporary-style house for $1.3-plus million in the Hollywood Hills.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--Fashion designer Kenzo has put his Paris home on the market for 12 million euros. it is our estate of the day later today.
From the NY Times Big Deal:
--The buyer of Ricky Martin's former apartment in the Time Warner Center have signed a contract to flip it
for around $17.9 million. Martin bought it in 2004 for $6.8 million and sold it in September 2006 for $9.75 million.
--Fewer than a third of the 201 coveted apartments in Robert A. M. Stern's complex 15 Central Park West near the foot of Central Park, at West 61st Street, have now closed. But of those, five apartments were put back on the market
almost instantly and more listings are likely.