Jack Nicholson Lists Malibu Home for $4.25M

One of Jack Nicholson's California properties went on the market last month for $4.25 million. Only problem with the Malibu compound is the home itself. Or we can only guess. Good luck catching a glimpse of it in the Realtor's photos (see gallery below). The good news is that the property looks fabulous. It includes 70... Continue Reading »

Woman Lives in 90-Square-Foot New York Apartment

Watch your knees in the bathroom ... careful you don't knock down those towering shelves ... and don't bang your head on the ceiling in the loft! Those are words to live by for New Yorker Felice Cohen, who lives in a 90-square-foot apartment. (That's her in her loft bed at left.) That's right, it's just 12 feet long by 7... Continue Reading »

Cee-Lo Rents in Hollywood Hills for $10K a Month

The usually-Atlanta-based singer Cee-Lo Green, whose most recent hit "Forget You" has been everywhere from Glee to the Grammys, is taking up residence in Los Angeles while he stars as one of the judges in NBC's new talent competition, The Voice. The Hollywood Hills home he's renting for $10,000 a month is owned by... Continue Reading »

Own a Palace in Versailles for $30M -- Versailles, Ky., That Is

Yes the Versailles you're thinking of is a chateau in France. This $30 million castle for sale sits in Versailles, Ky. (pronounced ver-SALE), horse country outside of Lexington. Or "Arab-bluegrass country" as one Realtor called it. Saudi sheiks have bought nearly 5,000 acres of thoroughbred horse farms in the area... Continue Reading »

Dr. Phil Home Sale Pending After $2.6 Million Drop

Shortly after Dr. Phil cut the price of his Beverly Hills, Calif., home a buyer has stepped forward, according to listing realtor Billy Dolan with Hilton & Highland. The home was first listed at $16.5 million in July then eight months later dropped to $13.899 million. The sale is still pending, so Dolan couldn't... Continue Reading »

Exterior Paint Colors That Sell

Adding planters, lighting and a cute mailbox will only go so far in amping up a home's curb appeal. Owners who need to sell quickly should choose their colors wisely, because there are certain exterior paint colors that sell. Just as some colors are more appealing for home staging inside the home, some colors work better... Continue Reading »

Furniture for Home Staging

When Ed Kelly got a job in Chicago, he and wife Katie had little time to sell their house in Atlanta. They had to pack up and move, fast. They regretted having to take their furniture, knowing it would be harder to sell their home empty. So they thought the best thing to do would be to rent furniture for home staging. But... Continue Reading »

Painting Tips for Home Staging

Putting your house on the market this spring? You'll need to polish it up. Some homeowners consider expensive improvements like new bathrooms, siding and more, but something as easy as painting can give you the best return on investment. "A fresh coat of paint is one of the first things buyers notice," says home staging... Continue Reading »

Tom Brady Makes $3.5M on NYC Condo Sale

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady finally sold his Manhattan condo - for $1 million less than asking - to the richest man in Vermont. Brady paid $14 million in 2006 and listed the property for $18.5 with Raphael De Niro, Robert De Niro's son and a top broker at Prudential Douglas Elliman. The 74th floor,... Continue Reading »

Kelsey Grammer Selling $10M Home in Hamptons

Why is this couple smiling? They're about to go house hunting in the Hamptons. Actor Kelsey Grammer, pictured with new wife Kayte Walsh, a former stewardess pictured left, has been trying to sell mansions in ritzy communities across the country. The word is that Grammer's divorce from his third wife, Camille, a former... Continue Reading »

Home Staging Dos and Don'ts

It's not easy to look at your own home with fresh eyes. You see a house full of memories and treasured possessions, but all potential buyers see is someone else's stuff. That's why we consulted several experienced home stagers to find out their top home staging dos and don'ts. Karen Otto of Home Star Staging in Plano,... Continue Reading »

Chris Noth Rents 'Big' in Manhattan

Actor Chris Noth is reported to be renting a generous two-bedroom, duplex penthouse on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. And he's sparing no expense. Noth is throwing down $9,000 a month for the apartment to be near Broadway, where he's starring in a new play, That Championship Season, according to the New York Post. The... Continue Reading »

Frank Lloyd Wright House Available at Bargain $1.38M

A choice Frank Lloyd Wright prairie-style home has been sitting on the market for a year, with its price cut in small increments down to the current $1.38 million asking price. Could this be a bargain for a Wright house? The house in question is the William E. Martin house in Oak Park, Ill., the western suburb of... Continue Reading »

Is Jennifer Aniston's Home Worth $42 Million?

Jennifer Aniston just listed her eco-friendly Beverly Hills, Calif., bachelorette pad for a whopping $42 million. The 10,000-square-foot home, with stunning 180-degree views of Los Angeles, was designed by mid-century architect Hal Levitt and last year featured in Architectural Digest after Aniston gave it an eco-friendly... Continue Reading »

Gerald Ford's Vail Ski Home Slashed to $10M

The ski house President Gerald Ford built in Vail, Colo., in the 1980s has been on and off the market since August 2008, just a year after its current owners bought the property from the Fords. Now, after slashing the price more than $4 million, it's listed again at $10.99 million. For more commander-in-chief residences,... Continue Reading »

John Schneider Escapes With $2.1M Short Sale in Calif.

John Schneider, better known as Bo Duke from the '70s and '80s TV series The Dukes of Hazzard, is shortselling his Agoura Hills, Calif., home for $2.199 million. Looks like this Duke boy is at it again. The actor, who currently appears in the series Smallville, also owns a condo in Westlake Village, Calif.; a small... Continue Reading »

LeAnn Rimes Slashes $1 Million From Tennessee Mansion

Poor LeAnn Rimes. The country music star hasn't had any luck moving her mansion outside of Nashville in Franklin, Tenn., and now she's dropped its price by more than a million bucks--from $7.4 million to $6.3 million. Ouch! (See photos below.) "There aren't that many buyers who have that kind of money right now,"... Continue Reading »

Heather Mills Sells NYC Condo

Heather Mills, the ex-wife of Paul McCartney and a former Dancing With the Stars contestant, is close to unloading her multimillion-dollar Manhattan condo. According to Streeteasy.com, the Manhattan, N.Y., apartment on Greenwich Village's Perry Street went under contract on Dec. 28, but since the papers aren't signed, we... Continue Reading »

Own a Historic Plantation for $695K

For the reasonable sum of $695,000, you could make like Scarlett O'Hara on your very own plantation, complete with formal gardens, several servants' cottages, even a peach orchard. The catch, for some, might be the Eutaw, Ala., location. Listing agent Vanessa Lockhart says she envisions three types of people being drawn... Continue Reading »

Sonny Bono Palm Springs Pad Is for Sale, Babe

The late Sonny Bono's former home in Palm Springs, Calif., has hit the market for the second time since his death in 1998. Bono, one half of Sonny & Cher (pictured left in 1966) -- best known for their 1965 hit "I Got You Babe" -- and later a Republican congressman, lived large at his mansion with his fourth wife,... Continue Reading »

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