From Move Trends:
--Johnny Knoxville has dropped the price on his Beechwood Canyon home, shown above, from $2.295 million to $1.995 million. The listing for the four-bedroom home is here.
From the NY Post's Gimme Shelter:
--Has Nicolas Cage found a buyer for his New York apartment. The three-bedroom residence in the Olympic Tower apartment is listed at $9.75 million.
--Queen Latifah is staying at theGreenwich Club Residences condo building while at work on her new film, "Just Wright."
--Oliver Stone's "Wall Street 2" starts shooting next month and location scouts are still busy checking out apartments. A version of the script has one character living at 15 Central Park West.
From the Real Estalker:
--Former "Girl Next Door" Holly Madison has put her Santa Monica condo up for sale. She bought the condo last year for $760,000 and has listed it for $700,000.
--Listing pics are up on Alec Baldwin's three-bedroom apartment at the El Dorado. It is listed at $7.5 million.
--Australian fashion designer Collette Dinnigan has put her five-bedroom home in Sydney, Australia on the market.
From Cityfile's Buyers and Sellers:
--Real Housewives of New York star Jill Zarin and her husband, Bobby have dropped the price on their three-bedroom condo at 401 East 60th Street from $3.2 million
to $2.995 million.
--Former Treasury Secretary W. Michael Blumenthal and his wife, Barbara, have purchased an apartment at 1095 Park Avenue for $5.6 million.
-Fortress Investment Group co-founder Randal Nardone has dropped the price of his condo at 240 Riverside Boulevard it was listed at $11.75 million six months ago and is now at $10.95 million.
--Attorney Harvey Spear and his wife, Ruth, have put their apartment at 765 Park Avenue on the market. The 11-room residence is listed for $12.5 million.
--via the NY Observer
, the 8,300-square-foot triplex at 260 West Broadway that is famous for its in-house mural by Keith Haring, is no longer up for sale. After failing to sell for $13.25 million it is now a $35,000-a-month rental.
--Gotham Makker, an investor and former portfolio manager at Ken Griffin's Citadel Investment Group, has sold an apartment at 15 Central Park West for $12.5 million. He and his wife, Vicky, bought the home in March 2008 for $13.3 million.
--Jonathan Zrihen, the president and CEO of the cosmetics company Clarins Group USA, and his wife Laetitia have paid $2.075 million for a three-bedroom condo at the Belaire at 524 East 72nd Street.
--Beny Alagem, the founder of Packard Bell Electronics and now the owner of the Beverly Hills Hilton, has sold his three-bedroom condo at 15 Central Park West. It was listed at $24 million.
--Soap opera star Roger Horvath has listed his Soho apartment for $2.99 million.
--Eli Zahavi, the owner of EZ Energy Ltd., and his wife Gabriela have closed on the sale of their 25th-floor apartment at 15 Central Park West. It sold for $7.35 million to an entity called Metropark Investments Limited Partnership.
--from the NY Post
, Jacob "Kobi" Alexander, the former CEO of Comverse Technology and now a fugitive from justice, has found a tenant for his condo at the Park Imperial on West 56th Street. The full-floor apartment is being rented by an "Asian-based hedge fund head" for $100,000 a month.
--Hassan Nemazee, the banker and Democratic mega-fundraiser charged with forging financial documents to get Citibank to give him a $74 million loan is under house arrest in his $20 million, 14th floor co-op at 770 Park Avenue.
--Investment banker Tom Whalen and his wife Dana English have closed on the sale of their townhouse at 34 West 10th Street which sold for $15.4 million to an entity called Go Yard LLC.
--Arvind and Shilpa Sanger have paid $11.98 million for a penthouse at 170 East End Avenue.
--Philanthropists Amnon and Caren Heller Barness have cut the price of their penthouse at Trump Park Avenue for the third time since listing it for $15 million last year.It is now listed for $11.995 million.
--via the NY Observer
, disgraced financier Ezra Merkin hasn't decided to put his duplex apartment at 740 Park up for sale yet, but he may be forced to do so soon.
--via the Real Deal
, Actress Molly Shannon has sold her apartment at 66 Ninth Avenue for $2.61 million, it was most recently listed for $2.85 million.
--via the NY Post,
developer Bruce Ratner has sold his 4,500-square-foot home in Montauk to art dealer David Zwirner for $10 million.
From Newsday's Real LI:
--Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez has paid $2.3 million for a six-bedroom mansion in Upper Brookville, NY.
--orporate security guru Richard "Bo" Dietl's home in the gated Stone Hill community of North Hills is on the market for $3.295 million. He bought the home for $2.3 million in 2004. The listing is here.
From The Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--Blackstone Group co-founder Steve Schwarzman and his wife Christine have put their East Hampton home on the market. The 2.1-acre property, which the couple purchased for $2.3 million in 1996, is listed for $7.2 million.
--Director Judd Apatow and his wife Leslie Mann have bought a five-bedroom home in the Brentwood Park area of Los Angeles. THe home wasn't officially listed but had been shopped quietly for $20 million.
--A winery and two vineyards that make up Palmer Vineyards on the north fork of New York's Long Island are on the market for $10.8 million.
From the Chicago Tribune's Elite Street:
--U.S. Secretary of Education and former Chicagoan Arne Duncan has sold his four-bedroom townhouse in his native Hyde Park for $525,000. Duncan and his wife, Karen, purchased the 2,460-square-foot town home in 1999 for $257,500, according to public records.
Radio sportscaster Steve Kashul has put his Naperville, Illinois home on the market for $524,900
. It has a full-size bowling alley in the basement.
From the LA Times Hot Properties:
--Actress Natasha Henstridge has sold her Sherman Oaks, California home. It was listed at $1.75 million.
--Comedienne Ruth Buzzi sold her Hollywood Hills home to film producer Daniel Dubiecki for $1.021 million.
--NFL analyst and former player Robert Griffith has listed a Lake Arrowhead site for sale at $799,999.
--Baltimore Ravens player Trevor Pryce and his wife, Sonya, have sold their Calabasas home for $2.1 million.
The former West Hollywood three-bedroom condo of Oscar-winning actress Bette Davis is for sale at $2.45 million. The listing is here.
From Berg Properties Big Time Listings:
--Actress Milla Jovovich has sold a four-bedroom, 3,582-square-foot house in Beverly Hills for $2.75 million.
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