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Top 10 ZIP Codes for Expensive Home Sales at $10 Million and Above

By Robert Frank The rich have always liked to live near other rich. It's what F. Scott Fitzgerald referred to as the "consoling proximity of millionaires." But with the housing recovery and global wealth now in full swing, the nation's richest ZIP Codes just seem to be getting richer. A new report shows that Beverly... Continue Reading »

Pierre Penthouse: What Makes a Home Worth $125 Million?

Though The New York Times got the first look inside New York City's unbelievably opulent Pierre Hotel penthouse (pictured above), the $125 million listing officially stormed the Internet on Tuesday. It's the three-story home atop one of Manhattan's ritziest hotels that was once owned by the late investor Martin Zweig,... Continue Reading »

2nd Most Expensive Home Sale in U.S.? Silicon Valley Mansion Reportedly Snags $117.5 Million

Our eyes nearly popped out of our heads when we saw the reported sale price of this Woodside, Calif., mega-mansion: $117.5 million! If it's true, it would be the second most expensive home sale ever in the United States. (Billionaire Stanley Kroenke holds the No. 1 spot for his $132.5 million purchase of a Montana ranch... Continue Reading »

Trump Tower Penthouse Now Chicago's Top-Priced Listing

Sorry Michael Jordan, your house no longer belongs in our gallery of most expensive listings in each state. The 89th floor penthouse at Trump Tower in Chicago just listed at a record-shattering $32 million, over twice as much as the most-expensive Chicago residence ever sold. %Gallery-156602% The penthouse's 14,260... Continue Reading »

The Richest Real Estate Deals of 2010

"Buyer's Market" is a relative term when you can afford to buy your own private island. While the 2010 housing market presented its fair share of obstacles to the average homebuyer, the world's richest had a great year in real estate. To prove it, AOL Real Estate compiled a list of 10 of the priciest and over-the-top... Continue Reading »

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