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Peggy Fleming's House and Vineyard Listed at $4.375 Million

Zillow By Erika Riggs Peggy Fleming may be best-known for taking home the only gold medal for the United States during the 1968 Winter Olympics, but the retired ice skater was quite a talented winemaker as well. In the late 1990s, Fleming and her husband started a small backyard winery as a hobby on their property in... Continue Reading »

Miami Beach's Versace Mansion Sells at Auction for $41.5 Million

Reuters; AOL On By Kevin Gray One of America's landmark homes, the Miami Beach mansion that once belonged to Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace, was sold at an auction on Tuesday for $41.5 million to a business group that includes the owners of the Jordache jeans brand. The 1930s-era Mediterranean-style estate,... Continue Reading »

Former Wayne Newton Home Listed at $70 Million

realtor.com Casa de Shenandoah, a 36-acre ranch outside Las Vegas once owned by performer Wayne Newton, recently hit the market for $70 million. Newton and his family lived at the ranch since the 1960s but the property was purchased in 2010 by CSD LLC to develop a Wayne Newton museum. While the project failed, the... Continue Reading »

Echoes of Housing Boom in 'Real Housewife' Teresa Giudice's Fraud Case

By Erika Riggs It's not usually a good sign when news about a reality TV star's financials get airtime on CNN. But that's what happened this week when allegations of fraud against Teresa and Joe Giudice emerged, with news reports saying that the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star and her husband are charged with 39... Continue Reading »

Gianni Versace's Opulent Mansion Headed for Auction Block

Gianni Versace was at the apex of the fashion world when he was murdered at the age of 50 in 1997. Now the opulent South Beach, Fla., mansion where he lived and died is going to auction, with bids starting at a fraction of the price at which the home was once listed. "Originally built in 1930," The Associated Press... 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 »

Al Capone's Palm Island Home Sold for $7.43 Million (House of the Day)

By Sean McCaughan Apparently Al Capone's Palm Island abode has sold, after being on the market for almost a year (just like Billy Joel's and Rosie O'Donnell's places, both of which recently sold as well) for $7.43 million according to realtrix team, The Jills. The house in the Miami Beach neighborhood, from which Capone... Continue Reading »

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver's Former Home Sells for $12.9 Million

By Eve Bachrach Listed for: $13.9 million. Listed on: Feb. 16, 2013 (though it's been on and off the market since 2008). Sold for: $12.9 million. Size: Nine beds and 9½ baths in 10,000 square feet. The estate sits on 2.5 acres. Location: 14209 Evans Road, Pacific Palisades, Calif. The Lowdown: The nine bedrooms... 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 »

Director Jules Stewart, aka Kristen Stewart's Mom, Buys Hollywood Home (House of the Day)

By Erika Riggs She may be a longtime script director in Hollywood, but as it often goes, the well-known in Tinsel Town aren't usually known for their careers but their connections. And Jules Stewart has the ultimate connection to the A-lister set: She's Kristen Stewart's mother. Being the "Twilight" star's mom means... Continue Reading »

Rent Steven Spielberg's Malibu Beach House This Summer

By Amy Schellenbaum Word is that director Steven Spielberg -- "Saving Private Ryan," "Indiana Jones," "Lincoln" -- has nudged his Malibu beach compound on the rental market, quietly asking $125,000 a month for his 7,237-square-foot Craftsman-style main house and accompanying two-bedroom guesthouse. Sure, it sounds like... 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 »

'Dexter' Star Michael C. Hall's Spanish Colonial in LA (House of the Day)

By Catherine Sherman After living in a home designed by famed Los Angeles architect Hal Levitt, Michael C. Hall's real estate bar must be set high. The actor's latest purchase -- a beautifully restored 1923 Spanish colonial home -- has an upscale kitchen, media room, guest house and green hillside views from almost... Continue Reading »

Anna Faris, Chris Pratt's $3.3 Million Hollywood Hills Home (House of the Day)

By Erika Riggs Although both grew up in Washington, Anna Faris and Chris Pratt have traded the evergreen state for the ever-sunshine of Hollywood. The actors recently spent $3.3 million on a Hollywood Hills home, previously owned by Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino, according to The Real Estalker. Both Faris and Pratt... 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 »

Breckin Meyer Lists Beverly Hills Family Home (House of the Day)

By Catherine Sherman Breckin Meyer made his "Escape from L.A." on screen in '96. Now the actor, writer and producer is potentially escaping Beverly Hills, parting ways with his longtime residence, located at 2220 Bowmont Drive, Beverly Hills, Calif. Listed for $2.995 million, the 1936-built home has wood-beamed,... 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 »

Taylor Swift Reportedly Buys Oceanfront Manse in Rhode Island

By Erika Riggs This country girl has been digging the East Coast lately, at least in terms of her real estate purchases. According to TMZ and real estate blog The Real Estalker, country-pop princess Taylor Swift has purchased a waterfront mansion in Watch Hill, R.I.. for around $17 million. Last year she picked up a... Continue Reading »

Pope Francis Chooses Hotel Suite Over Vatican's Papal Residence

As we've learned, Pope Francis hasn't needed the flashy homes that come along with being a high-ranking religious figure. (He's clearly not praying for the same things we are.) And even now that he has access to one of the grandest estates in the world -- the papal residence at the Vatican's Apostolic Palace -- he's... 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 »

Rent Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones' Bermuda Villa

We were getting worried that glamour Hollywood couple Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas had dropped off the face of the earth. (Come on, what was the last notable movie either of them did?) But we realize it's because, like our girl Taylor, they've been keeping busy with real estate. The Oscar-winning couple have... Continue Reading »

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