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'Bellagio La Villa,' Australian Mega Mansion, Going on the Auction Block

Things you can get at an auction: A 27,415-square-foot mansion in Queensland, Australia, with horse stables. And a gym. And a heated indoor swimming pool and spa. That's a pretty awesome auction. This 44-acre estate, dubbed the "Bellagio La Villa," seems to be the subject of a nasty split: Owners Paul and Viki Sweeney,... Continue Reading »

'Star Trek' Real Estate: Home Inspired by Starship Enterprise For Sale in Australia

Are you a Trekkie with a few mil to burn? Well, here's the opportunity of a lifetime: For $10.5 million, you can own this Australian home designed by a lifelong "Star Trek" fan -- using the Starship Enterprise as his inspiration. Owner Peter Chedid told The Wall Street Journal that he has been a fan of the show since he... Continue Reading »

Scammers Sell House While Owner Is Away

Internet scammers conned a real estate agent into secretly putting an expatriate Australian man's home on the market. He returned from overseas to learn that one of his two properties had sold and another was under contract without his prior consent. Roger Mildenhall, who had been living in Cape Town, South Africa,... Continue Reading »

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