It was a hot week for celebrity real estate news
, with four of our six most popular posts following the buying and selling habits of the stars. But there were also serious doings, too: former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan testified before a Congressional Committee (hint: It wasn't his fault
) and Goldman Sachs
said it didn't profit from the subprime crisis (It wasn't their fault, either). Read on to see what else was popular on HousingWatch this week - including, of all things, dog poo.
1. Nicolas Cage Bel Air Home on Auction Block
Former Hollywood A-lister Nic Cage has been better known in recent years for his bad decisions (see: his latest hairstyle [left]; naming a son after a Superman character; Bangkok Dangerous
-- be assured you can skip that one). To add insult to injury: His historic Bel Air mansion was auctioned off - but drew zero bidders. Read more
2. Tampa Homes Get Doggy Treatment
The recent uptick in city-center condo sales - spurred by post-bubble-burst price reductions - has come with an unexpected downside: urban poo. Having left their sprawling, suburban lawns behind (as well as, apparently, their consideration for neighbors), pet-owners have taken to the streets for Fido's daily constitutional. See how cities like Tampa are fighting back. Read more.
3. Singer Josh Groban Asking $6.1 Million for Malibu Villa
Though he's still hanging onto a Beverly Hills condo, Josh Groban is unloading his Malibu villa as rumors swirl that he may be making the leap to the East Coast. You can pick up his 4-bedroom Tuscan-style home for a cool $6.1 million. Read more.
4. Brittany Murphy's $7.25M Hollywood Hills Home off the Market
The mother of late actress Brittany Murphy has had a change of heart about selling her daughter's Hollywood Hills mansion, citing her discomfort at showing the home while it's still filled with Brittany's belongings. The property - listed at $7.25 million - has been pulled off of the market until it can be emptied out. Read more.
5. Moving Bridges: Beau's California Estate for Sale
It seems that Beau Bridges and wife Wendy may be going the empty-nester route now that most of their five children have left home: They've just put their sprawling 7,000-square-foot Hidden Hills estate on the market for $3.25 million. Read more.
6. Moby Snags Hollywood Lair
Musician Moby has just purchased a Hollywood Hills home where he once recorded music with then-homeowner and record executive Jay Faires. The home - a castle dating back to 1927 - hit the market after Faires' recent (and bitter) divorce from television
personality Debbie Matenopoulos. Read more.
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