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Top-Priced Celebrity Homes Listed for Sale Now

Zillow By Erika Riggs Despite their presence on the big screen or the number of records they've sold, most celebrities don't live in $20 million, $30 million or $50 million homes. Rather, many buy a place for less than $10 million -- far from spare change -- but nowhere near the kind of properties found topping the... Continue Reading »

Ellen and Portia List (Yet Another) Beverly Hills Home (House of the Day)

By Amy Schellenbaum Real estate aficionados Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have just listed yet another of their properties, this time a fairly unassuming penthouse in Beverly Hills, asking $899,000. It's a drop in the bucket for the couple, who, reminder, just laid down $26 million for a John Saladino-designed... Continue Reading »

Tom Hanks Lists 'Legendary Villa' in Pacific Palisades

By Erika Riggs At first glance, the Pacific Palisades home is classic -- a comfortable mansion appropriately priced for the area, but it doesn't look like the home belonging to an actor like Tom Hanks. That's because the home at 956 Corsica Drive in Pacific Palisades, Calif., is just one of three properties the veteran... Continue Reading »

Magician Penn Jillette Lists Candy-Colored Mansion (House of the Day)

By Amy Schellenbaum Yes, the hot-pink music sanctuary, red-striped bathroom, and overall Easter-basket color scheme is all a bit insane, but remember: This is Vegas, and craziness is relative. There's no elaborate fake backyards or gold pleather sofas? Well, this seven-bedroom home -- put on the market for $2.1 million... Continue Reading »

Anna Faris and Chris Pratt List in Hollywood Hills (House of the Day)

By Erika Riggs It was just a few weeks ago that comedian couple Anna Faris and Chris Pratt bought a new retreat in Hollywood Hills. Now they're selling their former home in, where else, but the Hollywood Hills. Apparently the two like the neighborhood. The house, located at 2617 Harlesden Court, Los Angeles, CA 90046, is... 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 »

Inside Marilyn Monroe's Last Home, in Brentwood, California

Marilyn Monroe was the epitome of beauty and style -- and so it comes as no surprise that her final home, located in Brentwood, Calif., is no different. With soaring, wood-beamed ceilings, big, airy windows, earthy decor and tasteful Spanish architectural influences, Miss Monroe shows us that even her abode is all... Continue Reading »

Supermodel Adriana Lima Lists NYC Condo for $5.5 Million (House of the Day)

By Catherine Sherman Maybe she's Maybelline. Maybe she's a mom of two. Either way, Adriana Lima has been living the high life from the beaches of Miami to the metropolitan mecca of Manhattan. Her city-dwelling days may be winding down, though. The Brazilian supermodel is selling her Midtown apartment, located at 146 W... Continue Reading »

Redskins Quarterback RGIII Rolls Into New $2.5 Million Home

By Laura Vecsey There was hardly a more exciting player in the NFL last season than Robert Griffin III, otherwise known as RGIII. The Heisman winner out of Baylor University was electric. He was a rookie sensation with discipline, manners, confidence and mad skills who gave long-suffering Redskins fans a reason to... Continue Reading »

Bruce Willis Lists Beverly Hills Home for $22 Million (House of the Day)

By Erika Riggs Bruce Willis is hoping for a big payout. The veteran action-flick actor has listed another one of his real estate holdings, this time the Beverly Hills home he picked up in 2004. The nearly 1-acre property is listed for a whopping $22 million; Willis paid $9 million for it nine years ago - that's a 144... Continue Reading »

Madonna Sells NYC Condo at a Discount

By Sara Polsky The residents of the Upper West Side's Harperley Hall probably woke up happy this morning: their neighbor Madonna has finally sold her combo co-op in the building. The buyer, the Journal reports, is hedge fund manager Deepak Narula, who paid "considerably less" than the apartment's most recent $19.995... Continue Reading »

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi's New Mansion (House of the Day)

By Erika Riggs Ellen DeGeneres is well-known for her sticky trigger finger when it comes to real estate. The comedian and daytime television host goes through properties the way others go through designer shoes -- listing or buying a new property nearly every year. So it's no surprise to hear a report from TMZ that... Continue Reading »

Drew Barrymore Lists Montecito Home for $7.5 Million (House of the Day)

By Erika Riggs Although she walked down the aisle in the backyard, Drew Barrymore's home near Santa Barbara doesn't seem to have too much of a hold on her. The actress has listed the Montecito, Calif., home for $7.5 million just a year after getting married, according to property records and The Real Estalker... Continue Reading »

Jennifer Lopez Reportedly Buys $10 Million Hamptons Mansion

By Erika Riggs Jennifer Lopez might just be "Jenny from the Block," but her newest block might be a stretch of three acres in exclusive Water Mill, N.Y. According to the New York Post, Lopez has toured the estate several times with her twins and current boyfriend, 25-year-old Casper Smart. Lopez reportedly paid $10... Continue Reading »

'Biggest Loser' Trainer Jillian Michaels Lists LA Home (House of the Day)

By Erika Riggs For sale: a home literally built on sweat and difficult workouts. Jillian Michaels, the raspy-voiced trainer who built a fitness empire through workout books, videos and starring on NBC's "The Biggest Loser," just listed her house for $2.45 million. The listing doesn't include an indoor gym in the... Continue Reading »

A Look Inside Rod Stewart's New Mansion, Durrington House

According to the Daily Mail, rock superstar Rod Stewart has just picked up the 10-bedroom Durrington House in Essex, about 30 miles northeast of London. It's not Stewart's first foray into the world of Jane Austen-style real estate -- he and his wife still own the seven-bedroom Wood House manse, an Essex estate once... Continue Reading »

John Legend's Thai-Inspired Hollywood Mansion

Don't know about you guys, but here at AOL Real Estate we're all big fans of multiple Grammy Award-winner John Legend and his soothing, soulful ballads. So we were pleased to discover that his new Hollywood pad is just as soul-restorative as his tunes, with its open, sun-drenched living areas, calming nature views, and... Continue Reading »

Rosie O'Donnell Slashes Price on 'Ganja Church' Home in Miami Beach (House of the Day)

Rosie O'Donnell is one of a kind. She's not only inimitably hilarious, but she's the only celebrity we know who's quirky enough to have bought and renovated the former headquarters of the Ethiopian Zion Coptic Church (a purported marijuana cartel that claimed to be its own religion in the 1970s). Not that you can tell.... Continue Reading »

Britney Spears Can Be Your Neighbor in Wayne Gretzky's Former Home (House of the Day)

This Thousand Oaks, Calif., mansion, originally custom-designed for Wayne Gretzky by star architect Richard Landry, has a long history. After Gretzky built the estate in 2002, he spent five luxurious years there before selling it to disgraced baseball player Lenny Dykstra, who had plans to flip it. Dykstra paid around... Continue Reading »

Leonardo DiCaprio Puts Malibu Home on Market After Failing to Find Renter (House of the Day)

By Erika Riggs According to the Los Angeles Times, Leonardo DiCaprio has decided he's had enough of trying to rent out his Malibu place: He wants it out of his hands once and for all. The "Titanic" actor first listed his Malibu home for $75,000 a month in May. Even though the rental was listed all summer, the A-lister... Continue Reading »

Naomi Campbell's Futuristic Russian Home: Like Something From 'Battlestar Galactica'

There's only one thing that can top the epic "Star Trek" home shaped like the Starship Enterprise. That would be supermodel Naomi Campbell's "Battlestar Galactica" mansion. Campbell's billionaire boyfriend, Vladislav Doronin, is building the dream home of sci-fi nerds, dubbed the "Capital Hill Residence," in a forest... Continue Reading »

Calvin Klein's Former New York City Duplex Penthouse Hits Market at $35 Million (House of the Day)

The New York City duplex penthouse formerly owned by designer Calvin Klein has hit the market for $35 million. The apartment, currently owned by ex-record exec Steve Gottlieb, overlooks iconic Central Park and has been largely unused for years. The glass cube home has undergone several changes, most notably when Klein... Continue Reading »

6 Homes of NFL Stars That You Can Own

By Jason Notte Want to be a part of the NFL action but missed out on your chance to be a minimum-experience-required replacement referee? Try the real estate market instead. The pros were back in zebra stripes last weekend, but plenty of the pros they officiate are looking for a few good football fans to fill their... Continue Reading »

J.K. Rowling Lists Farmhouse in Edinburgh, Scotland, for $3.7 Million (House of the Day)

J.K. Rowling's farmhouse in Edinburgh, Scotland, may have been the place where she found inspiration to write many of her wildly popular "Harry Potter" novels, but since that chapter of her life is over, she won't be needing the house anymore. Rowling has put the monstrous eight-bedroom Victorian estate on the... Continue Reading »

Reese Witherspoon Lists Ojai Home for $10 Million

Even pregnancy isn't stopping Reese Witherspoon from being a player in the real estate game. The actress recently listed her retreat in Ojai, Calif., for $10 million. Besides being owned by Witherspoon, the "meditative and restorative" ranch is famous for being the temporary refuge of Robert Pattinson as he escaped the... Continue Reading »

Rihanna's 'Leaky' Old Los Angeles Mansion Hits the Market (House of the Day)

The "leaky" Beverly Hills mansion formerly owned by Grammy-winning pop singer Rihanna is now back on the market, not even a year after she famously rid herself of it. Riri had apparently paid $6.9 million for the pad in 2009, then listed it in 2011 for a mere $4.5 million in a short sale -- due to leaking water and... Continue Reading »

Vermont Farm Previously Owned by Michael J. Fox (House of the Day)

Michael J. Fox didn't have to travel back in time to buy this farm in South Woodstock, Vt., built in 1817. But he did own it briefly starting in the late 1980s. Now, it can be yours for $2.75 million. The Lottery Hill Farm spans 121 acres and features a six-bedroom brick Federal Style main house and a newer... Continue Reading »

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick List Manhattan Townhouse for $25 Million

Sarah Jessica Parker goes through homes like Carrie Bradshaw goes through shoes. It was only in March 2011 -- after years of searching -- that SJP and hubby Matthew Broderick bought a townhouse in Manhattan's Greenwich Village for $19 million. But now, just 18 months later, the couple has thrown it back on the market... Continue Reading »

Yankees' Alex Rodriguez Lists Miami Home for $38 Million

It was only in 2010 that New York Yankees star third baseman Alex Rodriguez bought his Miami palace, but he's already reported as trying to unload it. A-Rod's Miami manse is on the market for $38 million, according to New York's Daily News. He built the home for $24 million when he was dating Cameron Diaz, but before... Continue Reading »

Where George Harrison Lived and, Despite Rumor, Didn't Die (House of the Day)

If super-cool amenities are your thing, then this Studio City, Calif., home will give you one of the most unique features we've ever seen: a lap pool in a prism-shaped glass enclosure. Oh, you want more? OK -- there's an indoor koi pond, too. Oh, and there's also this: The secluded estate was rumored to be the place... Continue Reading »


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