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Jodie Foster Reportedly Relists Hollywood Home at Lower Price

ZillowFoster listed the 6,000-square-foot Spanish-style home last year, but it did not sell. APJody Foster By Emily Heffter Famously private actress Jodie Foster has relisted her Hollywood Hills home for $5.75 million, according to the Los Angeles Times. Foster listed the 6,000-square-foot Spanish-style home at 9219... Continue Reading »

Zac Efron Puts Historic Midcentury Home on the Market

Zillow Shutterstock By Emily Heffter "High School Musical" star Zac Efron is ready for his next scene. Now that he has a zen-like, secluded new mansion, he is selling the classic California mid-century he bought in 2008. The home on the market is located at 7861 Woodrow Wilson Drive in Los Angeles. His new home is... Continue Reading »

Hugh Hefner, Crystal Harris Buy First Matrimonial Home (House of the Day)

By Catherine Sherman Newlyweds Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris may need to set a price limit for exchanging gifts. Shortly after Harris made her husband a homemade gift for his 87th birthday, the Playboy magazine founder dropped $4.995 million on a Hollywood Hills mansion for the 27-year-old Playmate. The couple finally... Continue Reading »

'Avengers,' 'Captain America' Star Chris Evans Wins Bid for Hollywood Home

By Rob Bear Hunky movie star Chris Evans -- perhaps best known as Captain America -- paid some $3.52 million for a recently renovated midcentury ranch in the Laurel Canyon neighborhood of the Hollywood Hills. The 4,600-square-foot house was purchased by a flipper in June for $1.9 million. That owner completely... Continue Reading »

Joaquin Phoenix Buys the Hollywood Hills House Next Door (House of the Day)

Eccentric actor Joaquin Phoenix has purchased his next door neighbor's home for $1.39 million, as indicated by property records. The three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,511-square-foot home sits directly next to his existing property on top of the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles. His existing home was purchased in 2006 for... Continue Reading »

Ryan Phillippe Takes a Bath On Sale of Hollywood Hills Home

By Cristin Zweig Ryan Phillippe is more than $1 million poorer after the sale of his Hollywood Hills home. Property records show that the former Mr. Reese Witherspoon sold the Los Angeles home last Friday for $6 million. That's $1.175 million LESS than what he paid for the place when he purchased it in 2008 for $7.175... Continue Reading »

Inside an Oscar Winner's Home

By J. Williams Location: Hollywood Hills, Calif. Price: $2,799,000 Beds, Bath: 5, 4.25 Floor Area: 4,617 sq. ft. Per the listing: "Built in 1926, designed by Hollywood's Magic Castle creator Rollin B. Lane, this historic residence is the former estate of Oscar-winning actress Fay Bainter, and has been restored to... Continue Reading »

Tyler Perry's Home Sold in California for $11.25 Million

Tyler Perry's "Madea" might have gone to jail, but the wildly popular movie character put Perry himself in a big house. We're now getting a glimpse inside the Hollywood Hills home that Perry sold for $11.25 million back in October. And we're seeing what kind of lifestyle Perry led: There's a nightclub with a disco ball... Continue Reading »

'Zen' Again: Ryan Phillippe's Hollywood Estate Back on Market

Actor Ryan Phillippe has re-listed his Hollywood Hills home for $6.995 million. He purchased the home, called "Raising Zen," in 2008 after his divorce from actress Reese Witherspoon, but tried unsuccessfully to sell the house in 2010. Phillippe listed the home for $7.45 million but took it off the market in 2011 when it... Continue Reading »

House of the Day: Hovering Over Hollywood

Sited on the rolling hills above Hollywood, this otherworldly cube of steel and glass was the final house built by esteemed architect Pierre Koenig. And if you take a look at the place, called the Michael Gantert Residence, you'll see that Koenig finished with a flourish. Marvelously cantilevered over its slope, the... Continue Reading »

Jennifer Aniston's Newest Hollywood Love Nest

Jennifer Aniston's real estate dabblings make us feel like we're playing "Where's Waldo?" She pops up in the most unlikely places -- like this 1,700 square-foot rental in the Hollywood Hills. She's presumably sharing the rent on the $20,000 a month home with new beau actor Justin Theroux. The move to a rental comes... Continue Reading »

Paris Hilton's Former Rooms for Rent at $20K a Month

The 3,000-square-foot Hollywood Hills home once owned by Paris Hilton--and sold furnished, right down to her life-size portrait--now is available for lease at $20,000 a month. Mauricio Umansky, the Beverly Hills listing agent for the lease (and Paris' uncle), says the current owner is a Texas attorney who used the house... Continue Reading »

Buy $18M Mansion, Get Royal Treatment for Free

An $18 million Hollywood Hills mansion just sold in one week, thanks to some very clever marketing--buy the house, and live like royalty at no extra cost. Known as the Oriole House, the property belonged to nightclub impresario and mega financier Sam Nazarian, CEO of the high-end hospitality company SBE. To help pique... Continue Reading »

Ashton Kutcher Lists Bachelor Pad for $2.6M

It may be no surprise that social media-savvy Ashton Kutcher, who is a Twitter and Facebook addict, is using the Internet to cross-promote his Hollywood Hills home for sale and a nonprofit organization he and his wife, Demi Moore, founded. The $2.6 million listing of his 4-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom Beverly Hills-area former... Continue Reading »

Is Brittany Murphy's Former Home Jinxed?

There seems to be a jinx on Brittany Murphy's Hollywood Hills, Calif., house where both she and her husband died only months apart. The 8,000-square-foot abode, which was willed to her mother, is scheduled for a January 31 foreclosure auction with a minimum bid amount of $4,035,666, reported the Real Estalker. Whoever... Continue Reading »

Christina Aguilera Splits, Can't Shake Mansion

After five years of marriage Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bratman join Courtney Cox and David Arquette as a celebrity couple who announced their separation this week. For the last six months Aguilera and Bratman have been trying to sell their Hollywood Hills mansion in Los Angeles -- perhaps a clue that all wasn't good... Continue Reading »

Adam Carolla Selling His 'Overbuilt' L.A. Hills Home for $1.3M

Comedian and podcast king Adam Carolla is selling his first home -- a French Normandy-style home above Hollywood that he says was structurally "a dump" when he bought it. But Carolla says that the improvements he's made make it worth the $1.3 million asking price for a bachelor; a young, gay or straight couple; or... Continue Reading »

Hollywood at Its Heights, Just $11.5M

With jetliner views of the Los Angeles basin -- from the ocean to downtown -- this $11.5-million contemporary home is the kind of Hollywood Hills showplace that might you imagine every hot, young movie or music star lives in. (Check out Kayne West's $3.9 million pop-art filled, architectural home on a nearby slope).... Continue Reading »

Hollywood Sign Watch: Could a Hotel Save the Iconic Letters?

Los Angeles' iconic "Hollywood" sign is in danger of losing its nostalgic presence in the celebrity city thanks to private landowners' desire to sell to developers who are itching to make big money. Things were looking glum for the internationally recognized white letters when it looked as if mansions obscuring the sign... Continue Reading »

Fashion Critic Cojo Shocker: A Beige Crib

Fashion critic and celebrity interviewer Steven "Cojo" Cojocaru has built a career out of trashing celebs on the red carpet, now it's our turn to critique his style by peeking at the listing photos of his Hollywood Hills home, which Realestalker reports is on the market for $3.395 million -- a tad under the $3.8 million he... Continue Reading »

Moby Snags Hollywood Lair

Moby has the nasty divorce of "E" personality Debbie Matenpoulos and Lionsgate Entertainment music-exec Jay Faires to thank for his latest real estate conquest: the musician just snagged a great deal on their Hollywood Hills castle, "Wolf's Lair," according to Luxist. Moby (born Richard Melville Hall), purchased for $3.9... Continue Reading »

Brittany Murphy's Home for Sale, at Big Premium

Brittany Murphy's Hollywood Hills home is up for sale less than three months after her death. The actress died in its bathroom with elevated levels of Vicodin in her system. Brittany's husband, Simon Monjack, told TMZ on Monday that Brittany's mother, Sharon Murphy, has listed the home for the steep price of $7.25 million... Continue Reading »

Sweet L.A. Rental: Hollywood Hills 2-Bdrm for $1,529

Look at you and your fancy new Hollywood Hills home! I wish I could move to L.A. and live in this sweet rental. Here's your chance to live it up in the groovy, swinging, Hollywood HIlls where each day you can take in an awesome view of the Los Angeles skyline and laugh at all those peasants who live down... Continue Reading »

I Want This House! Run for the Hollywood Hills

This house had me at 'Formal DR with French doors open to wrap around balcony.' And it got way better after that. Almost 3400 square feet. Cooks kitchen, step down living room with beamed cathedral ceiling and fireplace. Alcoves, wood floors, iron details, master suite with fireplace. Dinner parties, outdoor... Continue Reading »

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