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10 Most Expensive Homes on the Market

Source: Hilton & HylandThe Beverly House was once owned by publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst and actress Marion Davies. By Catherine Sherman If good things come in threes, then we're due for another multimillion-dollar home sale. The Copper Beech estate in Greenwich, Conn., just sold for $120 million,... Continue Reading »

Sofia Vergara Buys Beverly Hills Villa for $10.6 Million

ZillowThe home's dramatic decor includes carved ceilings, inlaid floors, and multiple fireplaces and terraces APSofia Vergara of "Modern Family" By Emily Heffter There's more than enough room for Sofia Vergara's entire "Modern Family" in the seven-bedroom, nine-bathroom home she bought in Beverly Hills. The... Continue Reading »

Robbie Williams' Beverly Hills Compound, With Soccer Field (House of the Day)

By Catherine Sherman Yes, that's right. English singer-songwriter Robbie Williams just sold two properties totaling 1.15 acres in the coveted 90210 ZIP Code. Here's the skinny: Main house Specs: five bedrooms, four bathrooms plus a two-bedroom poolhouse. Address: 13741 Mulholland Drive, Beverly Hills, Calif. Sale price:... Continue Reading »

Jessica Simpson Lists Beverly Hills Home for $8 Million (House of the Day)

By Catherine Sherman When Jessica Simpson bought Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne's former Hidden Hills mansion in March, she was in full mom mode, making space for 9-month-old daughter Maxwell and baby No. 2. Now with her summer due date fast approaching, Simpson is saying goodbye to her Beverly Hills bachelorette pad for... Continue Reading »

Christina Aguilera Reportedly Buys L.A. Home Next to Charlie Sheen (House of the Day)

By Erika Riggs Mulholland Estates is a gated community in Los Angeles that's popular with a number of celebrities, including singer Robbie Williams, socialite Paris Hilton and actor Charlie Sheen. Add Christina Aguilera to the list: The blond diva just picked up a $10 million estate in the private enclave near Beverly... Continue Reading »

Mischa Barton Turns Beverly Hills Home Into $35,000-a-Month Rental (House of the Day)

Mischa Barton's Spanish-style home is back on the market -- this time as a rental for $35,000 a month. Best known for her role as Marissa Cooper on the hit TV show "The O.C." in the mid-2000s, Barton bought the Beverly Hills, Calif., home in 2005 for $6.4 million. Just five years later, she stuck it on the market for... Continue Reading »

Christina Aguilera, Jordan Bratman's Beverly Hills Home Close to Being Sold?

Could it be that Christina Aguilera is close to finally finding a buyer to take the Beverly Hills home she lived in with ex-husband Jordan Bratman off her hands? More than two years after they split, Bratman suddenly moved the rest of his belongings out of the house over the weekend, according to reports. Bratman... Continue Reading »

Barry Bonds' Home for Sale in Beverly Hills Is Our Hall of Famer (House of the Day)

If there was a Hall of Fame for real estate, Barry Bonds' Beverly Hills home would be the winner. (Good for him, since Bonds himself was denied entry to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame.) The record-setting MVP has put his enormous 17,100-square-foot mansion on the market for $25 million, The Wall Street Journal... Continue Reading »

Billy Bob Thornton, Angelina Jolie's Former Home in Beverly Hills Sells for $8 Million

Billy Bob Thornton and Angelina Jolie's former home in Beverly Hills, Calif., sold on New Year's Eve, ringing in 2013 by shutting the door on the ex-power couple's burned-out romance. The home sold for $8 million -- nearly $2 million less than Thornton listed it for in October -- listing service Zillow... Continue Reading »

Madonna's House in Beverly Hills on the Market for $22 Million

Just months after the self proclaimed "Material Girl" listed her swanky townhouse on New York City's Upper West Side, Madonna also appears to be throwing her Beverly Hills house on the market -- for $22.5 million. Madonna has owned the luxurious mansion for almost a decade (Madge allegedly purchased the home when she... Continue Reading »

Kelsey Grammer's House Hits Market for $7.25 Million

It seems that Kelsey Grammer can't stay put. He bought a palatial mansion in Beverly Hills, Calif., for his fourth wife, Kayte, just eight months ago, but he's already throwing it on the market for $7.25 million. This is the latest addition to Grammer's already extensive real estate portfolio: He has three other homes... Continue Reading »

Chateau d'Or in Bel Air: 'Majestic' Mansion Now Selling at a Discount (House of the Day)

We've featured some fairly majestic mansions in the past. But none of them live up to what this listing calls the "incomparably majestic" Chateau d'Or in Bel Air, Calif. But perhaps "majesty" isn't a term everyone would agree with. In a previous article about this 15-bedroom, 16-bathroom mansion, Curbed called it a... Continue Reading »

Mark Wahlberg's Beverly Hills Estate: Room for the Entire Entourage (House of the Day)

Actor, producer and former rapper Mark Wahlberg is again attempting to unload his Beverly Hills Estate, this time listing it for $12.995 million, down from the almost $16 million that the star of "The Fighter" listed it for in 2008. The home is nothing short of stunning. Clearly customized for Wahlberg's many talents... Continue Reading »

Seacrest Buys DeGeneres' Home at $12 Million Discount (VIDEO)

Ryan Seacrest, host of American Idol, has officially purchased talk show host Ellen DeGeneres's Beverly Hills estate for $37 million. DeGeneres originally asked $49 million for the 3-acre property, which has a 9,200-square-foot main house, three guest houses, an outdoor pool, covered lounging and dining areas, and... Continue Reading »

Jason Priestley Lists His Valley Villa

Wilisted his Toluca Lake, Calif., home at $2.1 million.th the exception of Tori Spelling, we thought all of the "Beverly Hills, 90210" crowd were eligible for AARP membership and off somewhere enjoying early-bird specials. Guess not. Jason Priestley, who played Brandon Walsh for a decade, has just listed his Toluca... 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 »

Vera Wang Buys Designer-Perfect House

Vera Wang, best-known for her wedding gown designs, bought herself a picture-perfect midcentury modern home in Beverly Hills, reports Realtor.com. The Wall Street Journal put the sales price at about $10 million. The home had been listed at $10.9 million. Continue Reading »

Heidi Klum and Seal List for $6.9 Million

Heidi Klum is stretching her real-estate muscles once again. Back in December, she and hubbie Seal snapped up a foreclosed LA property for upwards of $14 million. Now they've put their Beverly Hills estate on the market for $6.9 million. Our friends at Curbed have the full story. Heidi Klum and Seal have just listed... Continue Reading »

House of the Day: The Hamptons in Beverly Hills, $10.9 Million

What's a Hamptons' style Cape Cod doing with a Beverly Hills address? This $10,900,000 listing, not yet in the MLS, is a rare bird come these parts. But a lovely bird it is, with almost 8,000 square feet on a perpetually sunny large lot. Must be why this one migrated west. The main floor features a generous living room... Continue Reading »

Christina Aguilera's Mansion Hits the Market for $13.5M

Christina Aguilera's latest real-estate saga is a good news-bad news story. On the upside, she no longer has to worry about not being able to unload her Midcentury Modern aerie in the Hollywood Hills, because she just moved back into it. The place has been on and off on the market since 2008, when she and then-hubby Jordan... 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 »

'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Richards Buys $3M Home

The Real Houswives of Beverly Hills Kyle Richards and her real estate agent husband Mauricio Umansky have wasted no time starting extensive renovations on a 6,500-square-foot home they purchased last week for just over $3 million. The home, (pictured below) which has a pool, sports court, theater and billiards room, will... Continue Reading »

Aaron Spelling's Mega-McMansion Listed for $150M -- a World Record?

Candy Spelling's 56,000-square-foot manor, listed at $150 million, just officially hit the Multiple Listing Service as the most expensive home on the market -- and not just in California, but reportedly worldwide. The 14-bedroom, 27-bath home, located at 594 S. Mapleton Drive in Holmby Hills, has been unofficially on the... Continue Reading »

Beverly Hills' Most Expensive Condos

Buyers looking for a carefree luxury home for sale in Beverly Hills now have a new option: the Montage Residences -- on the seventh and eighth floors of the pricey Montage Hotel. Live like a Hilton or L.A. Dodgers owner Frank McCourt (who's transitioning from a well-publicized divorce) with perks such as 24/7 room... Continue Reading »

Britney Spears Drops Price of Beverly Hills Villa...Again

A little over a month since the singer re-listed her Beverly Hills villa, Britney Spears has lowered the price of her home from $5.5 million to $4.85 million. Spears, who is poised to lose millions on the transaction, first listed the sprawling five-bedroom, six-bathroom mansion for $7.9 million in 2008. So, why isn't the... Continue Reading »

New York Real Estate News This Week

Brooklyn residents hear the apocalypse, complain. New York tenants can get off the black list. 'Jersey Shore' gets a spin-off in your 'hood and more. Here's what happened in New York real estate news last week: Hope For Black-Listed Tenants: New York City council passes the Tenant Fair Chance Act, giving hope to rental... Continue Reading »

Britney Spears Takes a Hit on Beverly Hills Mansion

The lyrics "hit me, baby, one more time" are ringing true for singer Britney Spears these days as her Beverly Hills mansion takes a million-plus hit in the housing market. On Monday, Spears re-listed her five-bedroom Italian-style villa for $5.5 million, a $2.4 million drop from its one-time high listing price of $7.9... Continue Reading »

Diane Keaton, House Flipper

Actress Diane Keaton's sidebar career is fixer-uppers: a longtime historic preservationist (she's a trustee for the National Trust for Historic Preservation), Keaton has complemented her acting career by remaking notable Los Angeles residences. It's a forward-thinking move for the Oscar-winning actress and "Something's... Continue Reading »

Celebrity Homes on HousingWatch This Week

So many celebrities, so little time! This week we covered: Kim Kardashian bought a new $3.5 million Beverly Hills home (left). Must be making room for baby. "Dallas" star Larry Hagman put his California home up for sale. Ironically for the ex-TV oil baron, it's the largest solar-powered home in the country.... Continue Reading »

Beverly Hills' Gagosian Gallery Addition Brings Out the Stars

Art and design shared the spotlight during L.A.'s week of Academy Award-related festivities last Thursday night as Beverly Hills' Gagosian Gallery unveiled its addition in a starry opening for photographer Andreas Gursky. Among the crowd in the Richard Meier & Partners-deigned space were actors Adrien Brody (mother is... Continue Reading »

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