Lauren Conrad Buys New Laguna Beach House
Reality television star Lauren Conrad bought a home in Laguna Beach in Feb. 2014 for $8.5 million. The former "Laguna Beach" and "The Hills" MTV star has an <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/lauren-conrad-laguna-beach-home-2-146126/">oceanfront home with three bedrooms</a> and four bathrooms.
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Pharrell Williams Increases Home Price by $99,000
Pharrell Williams, inset, is selling his <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/pharrell-price-increase-miami-condo-145228/">condo in Miami</a> and recently increased the price by $99,000 to $10.999 million. The Oscar and Grammy performer, music producer and fashion designer bought the home for $12.525 million in 2007. He first listed it in 2012 for $16.8 million. It has five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and a swimming pool.
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Ryan Lewis Buys Seattle Mansion
Music producer Ryan Lewis bought this <a href=" http://www.zillow.com/blog/ryan-lewis-buys-in-seattle-145900/"> waterfront mansion</a> for $3.3 million. The home has four bedrooms and four bathrooms. While he is from Spokane, Wash., Macklemore is a Seattle native. The duo's hits include "Thrift Shop" and "Can't Hold Us."
Rent a <a href="http://luxe.truliablog.com/2014/02/17/rent-william-h-macy-and-felicity-huffmans-home/">Los Angeles home</a> that belongs to Academy Award-nominated couple William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman (pictured inset) for $20,000 a month. Bonus? Your landlords have lived next door since 1998. The couple bought the five-bedroom home that's available to rent back in Dec. 2012 for $3.8 million. Macy was nominated for "Best Actor in a Supporting Role" in 1997 for his role in "Fargo." Huffman was nominated for "Best Actress" in 2006 for "Transamerica."
Rihanna's Aspen Rental Home
Performer Rihanna celebrated her 26th birthday in Aspen, Colo., in Feb. 2014 by renting a seven-bedroom house that is on the market for $45 million. She shared about her birthday through her Instagram account, showing photos in the <a href="http://luxe.truliablog.com/2014/02/24/peek-inside-rihannas-stunning-aspen-vacation-rental/">mansion</a>, the hot tub and its private bowling alley.
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'Saturday Night Live' Alum Kristen Wiig Selling New York Home
"Saturday Night Live" alum Kristen Wiig listed her <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/kristen-wiig-selling-ny-apt-145485/">loft in New York City's Soho neighborhood</a> for $2.595 million. Wiig bought the two-bedroom loft in 2009 for $1.5 million, according to Curbed.
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Anderson Cooper is looking to rent his <a href="http://luxe.truliablog.com/2014/02/19/anderson-cooper-hamptons-rental/">Hamptons home</a> for $150,000 from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The home features six bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms. In the Southampton hamlet of Quiogue, it is also where the late Budd Schulberg wrote the Academy Award-winning screenplay for "On the Waterfront." If you don't want to stay for the whole summer, he's asking for $30,000 for June, $60,000 for July, or $80,000 to stay from August 1 until Labor Day.
John Boehner Buys Florida Condo
John Boehner spent $835,000 on a condo in Marco Island, Fla. The new condo is in Marco Island's Tampico condominiums, described as "Cape Marco's luxury residence." His unit is a 3-bed, 3-bath, open-floor plan unit with a balcony perfect for evening sunset viewing. The 2,093-square-foot home "lives like a beach villa," claims the <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/2014-02-20/john-boehner-buys-florida-condo/" target="_blank">listing</a>.
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Justin Bieber House Hunting in Atlanta
Teenage superstar Justin Bieber is house hunting in Atlanta. Bieber checked out a 1-acre estate in Tuxedo Park. The 16,000 square feet mansion with 7 bedrooms and 13 baths also has high-end amenities like a 70-foot pool with spa, gym, elevator and sound system. Listing agent Debra Johnston describes it as the <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/2014-02-19/justin-bieber-hunting-atlanta/" target="_blank">"Ferrari of luxury real estate" in Atlanta</a>.
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Simon Cowell Lists His Bachelor Pad
"X-Factor" creator and former judge Simon Cowell <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/2014-02-19/simon-cowell-selling-la-home/" target="_blank">listed his Beverly Hills home</a> for $17.9 million. The new dad bought the five-bedroom home for $15.5 million. The land spans two acres and has a separate two-bedroom guest house. He first offered the 12,000-sq. ft. home in the fall of 2013 for $20 million.
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Oprah Winfrey spent $490,000 on <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/2014-02-19/oprah-buys-home-for-sister/" target="_blank">this four-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom Wisconsin home</a> for her half-sister Patricia Lofton, whom she first met in 2010. Winfrey bought the home in late 2012, according to property records. Lofton used to live in a four-bedroom home that spanned 1,070 sq. ft. Her new home is on property that is almost a third of an acre. Lofton was born a few years after Winfrey to her mother, Vernita Lee. But she was put into foster care as an infant when Winfrey was living with her father.
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Portland or Los Angeles? The creator of television comedy "Portlandia" Fred Armisen has made a stand in buying a home in Los Angeles for $763,000.
Holly Hunter Lists Home She Bought From Julia Roberts
Actress Holly Hunter is selling the Manhattan three-bedroom, three-bathroom apartment she bought from Julia Roberts. Hunter is asking $8.7 million for her swank Greenwich Village pad she has owned since 2005, when she purchased it for $4.1 million. The home has two separate offices. <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/2014-02-18/holly-hunters-apartment-hits-market/">Courtesy Zillow.com</a>
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The Seven-Year Itch
The <a href="http://luxe.truliablog.com/2014/02/06/reese-witherspoon-ryan-phillipe-house/">Los Angeles home that belonged to celebrities Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe</a> finally found a buyer for $1.44 million seven years after their divorce. They bought the duplex in 2005 for $1.17 million. The couple divorced in 2007, then the real estate market took a turn for the worse. The home was listed in Dec. 2013 for $1.395 million. The couple have each lost money on separate properties in 2013.
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Talk show host <a href="http://luxe.truliablog.com/2014/02/12/ricki-lake-sold-home/">Ricki Lake sold her home</a> in Los Angeles for $8.45 million. She bought the six-bedroom, five-bedroom home in 2002 from "Friends" and "Cougar Town" star Courtney Cox for $5.6 million. Lake first listed it in July 2013 for $8.75 million. Her master bedroom had two fireplaces.
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Harry Shum, a dancer and actor from the musical television show 'Glee,' recently bought this Los Angeles home. For more photos, visit <a href="http://www.redfin.com/CA/Los-Angeles/3415-Primera-Ave-90068/home/7128816" target="_blank">Redfin</a>
Ryan Reynolds Finally Parts With Bachelor Pad in L.A.
Ryan Reynolds has sold his estate for $1.405 million. He bought the bachelor pad in 2007 for $1.715 million. The two bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home has beautiful hardwood floors, a fireplace, and a charming stone patio perfect for entertaining, with beautiful canyon views. The <b><a href="http://blog.redfin.com/blog/2014/02/ryan-reynolds-finally-parts-ways-with-bachelor-pad.html#.UwD1wIXYN0c" target="_blank">1,789-square-foot home</a></b> is also quite green, with solar heating.
Yolanda Foster of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Lists Home
Yolanda Foster of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" has listed her Malibu home for $27.5 million. The reality television star and her music producer husband David Foster are selling their stunning <a href="http://luxe.truliablog.com/2014/02/10/yolanda-and-david-foster-selling-home/"target="external">six-bedroom, nine-bathroom home</a> that was built in 2009.
Papa John's Founder Lists Condo
Papa John's founder, John Schnatter, lists his Utah property, which is the <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/2014-02-11/papa-johns-ceo-selling-condo/">most expensive condo ever to be listed in the state</a>. Located on the entire top floor of the exclusive St. Regis Deer Valley building, his two units are listed for $17.99 million. They spans 6,829 sq. ft. and have a private elevator, five bedrooms and seven bathrooms.
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Janet Jackson Renting Out NYC Apt for $35K/Month
Performer Janet Jackson, inset, is renting out her <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/2014-02-07/janet-jackson-renting-nyc-apartment/ ">Manhattan apartment overlooking Central Park</a> for $35,000 a month. The three-bedroom, three-bathroom home is on the 34th floor of Trump International. Jackson is married to billionaire Wissam Al Mana.
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Singer Mariah Carey and husband Nick Cannon listed their home in Los Angeles for $12.995 million. The couple purchased it in 2009 for $6.975 million. On three acres, the <a href="http://www.redfin.com/CA/Los-Angeles/3130-Antelo-Rd-90077/home/6831226"target="_blank">seven-bedroom home </a>was previously owned by Farrah Fawcett from 1976 to 1999. It has a movie theater, basketball court, putting green, and parking for more than 20. The listing states that an "oversized 'Aspen' room serves as a den accommodating parties of several hundred."
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David Robinson Lists San Antonio Home
Former NBA superstar David Robinson has listed his San Antonio home for $3.695 million. It's the second San Antonio-area home that he's listed for sale in the past two years.
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Whitney Houston's Home Back on Market
Two years after her death, Whitney Houston's home in Mendham, N.J., is back on the market for $1.499 million, down 14 percent from its last price. Houston bought the home in 1987. The five-bedroom home was first listed in 2009 and was on and off the market until her death.
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Seattle Seahawks' Shaun Alexander Selling Parcel.
Former Seattle Seahawks player and MVP Shaun Alexander is <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/2014-02-04/shaun-alexander-selling-land/"target="_blank">selling his $3.5 million property</a>, with views to kill for, on Seattle's Cougar Mountain. His plan was to build a house on the property, but instead, he is living on the East Coast with his family. He bought the 5.8-acre property for $1 million in 2006.
Kelly Osbourne Lists Home for $1.349 Million
Rocker Ozzy Osbourne's daughter, Kelly Osbourne, listed her home in West Hollywood for $1.349 million. The E! Fashion Police co-host is trying to sell her one-bedroom, two-bathroom home that she bought in early 2005 for $1.195 million. The home has a private garden, fireplace and chic finishes. She recently split with fiance Matthew Mosshart.
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Twlight's Ashley Greene Buys Beverly Hills Home
"Twilight" vampire star Ashley Greene, who plays Alice Cullen in the film series, bought a home in Beverly Hills for nearly $2.5 million.
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Lauren Conrad Lists Laguna Beach Home
Is LC trying to forget her past? "The Hills" star Lauren Conrad listed her home in Laguna Beach, Calif., for $2,795,000. She purchased the three-bedroom, three-bathroom home under her own name on May 29, 2009 for $2 million. Conrad, now a fashion designer and author, stepped into the spotlight with the 2004-2006 MTV reality television show, "Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County."
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Celebrity Foodie Samples Upper East Side
Anthony Bourdain and his wife, Ottavia, have settled into a <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/2014-01-29/bourdain-buys-on-east-side/"target="external">coveted condo in the Carnegie Hill Tower</a> on the Upper East Side for $3.35 million.
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'Captain America' Selling Home
Actor Chris Evans, who plays "Captain America" on the big screen, listed his home in the Hollywood Hills home for $1.45 million. The "Avengers" star paid $1.26 million in March 2007. The home has three bedrooms, including a master suite with French doors that lead to a deck, and three bathrooms.
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Saints Coach Sean Payton lists home
New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton, who lost in the NFC playoffs to Super Bowl contenders the Seattle Seahawks, listed his home for $3.49 million in Westlake, Texas, a suburb of Fort Worth. The 7,784-square-foot home includes 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, outdoor patio areas with fire pits, and a pool with a swim-up bar. The 1-acre property is within the gates of Vaquero Golf Club.
John Mayer Sold His Bachelor Pad
John Mayer, pictured inset, sold his Manhattan apartment for $3.9 million. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom home in downtown Manhattan between Little Italy and Soho spanned 2,060 sq. ft. He bought it in 2005 for $2.1 million.
Dwyane Wade Sells home
Miami Heat player Dwyane Wade sold his four-bedroom townhouse in his hometown of Chicago for $1.66 million, the Chicago Tribune reported. He bought it in the summer of 2010 for $1.425 million. Across the Chicago River, the home spans 3,900 sq. ft. It has a wine cooler, wet bar, rooftop terrace and a custom master suite with its own fireplace, steam shower and soaking tub.
Kourtney Kardashian Lists Home
Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick have put their Los Angeles-area home up for sale for $3.499 million. They bought the house in 2010 for $1.7 million.
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Mia Farrow's Son Buys $1.49 Million Apartment
Ronan Farrow, seen in this Nov. 2013 inset, is buying a two-bedroom apartment in Manhattan for $1.49 million. Mia Farrow reported last year that her son's father is the late crooner Frank Sinatra. The 26-year old lawyer/activist will live within walking distance of his new job at MSNBC.
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'Dexter' Star Sells Home
Actor Michael C. Hall, star of the Showtime show, "Dexter", sold his Hollywood Hills home for $2.1 million. He bought the five-bedroom home for $1.95 million in July 2012. The home has a wine room, library and on the property is a one-bedroom guest cottage. The 1920s Spanish-style estate was originally built for British actor Ronald Colman, who won a "Best Actor" Oscar for 1948's "A Double Life."
Former Groupon CEO Sells Masion
Former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason sold his home for $4.07 million in Dec. 2013. He paid $3.8 million for it in Aug. 2012 and first listed it in July for $4.8 million. The 4,963-square-foot home has five bedrooms and four bathrooms. In an email to staff in Feb. 2013, he joked that he decided that he hoped to spend more time with his family. "Just kidding – I was fired today," he said.
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Kardashian Listing Calif. Home
In Jan. 2014, reality TV stars Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick will list this two-story charmer (about a mile away from pop star Justin Bieber) in The Oaks, a gated community in Calabasas, Calif., as reported by Domaine and confirmed by ABCNews.com. The couple, who have two kids, bought the four-bedroom house in Nov. 2010 for $1.7 million and elicited the help of designer Jeff Andrews.
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Annie Leibowitz Parts With Her West Village Townhouse
Photographer to the stars Annie Leibowitz has sold her carefully crafted compound at 755 Greenwich St., in the heart of the West Village of New York City, for $28.5 million. Leibowitz most recently made headlines for taking photos of "Girls" creator Lena Dunham for "Vogue."
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Christina Ricci Parts With Chic Los Feliz Bungalow
Christina Ricci listed her 1,891 square foot Los Feliz Bungalow for $1,695,000. She paid $1,505,000 for the place Dec. 8, 2005.
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Oprah's Chicago condo is on the market
Oprah Winfrey listed her Chicago condo for $7.75 million. This 9,625-square foot home features four bedrooms, five full bathrooms, and two half bathrooms. The talk show host and media mogul bought a 57th-floor condo in 1985 for an undisclosed amount, the Chicago Tribune reported. She then bought the unit below for more than $1 million. She expanded again with a 56th-floor unit for $1.5 million.
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Ellen and Portia buy home next to Playboy mansion
Talkshow host Ellen DeGeneres and actress Portia de Rossi are the new neighbors of the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles, the L.A. Times reported. The $39.9 million home, in Westwood, sits on 2.3 acres, has four bedrooms and four rooms for staff. On the property is a one-bedroom guesthouse.
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Eddie Murphy Lists Home
The 2.5-acre estate formerly belonging to Eddie Murphy has hit the market for $12 million. He bought the estate in 1998. The hilltop mansion was acquired by a Nevada investor in 2007, the Merced Sun-Star reported. The home spans 12,627 sq. ft. and there is a 5,200 sq. ft. guesthouse. The home has 14 bathrooms and garage parking for nine cars.
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Spike Lee Lists Home for $32 Million
Director Spike Lee put his Upper East Side home in Manhattan on the market for $32 million. Known as "Hatch House," the home spans 8,292-sq. ft. and is on East 63rd Street. The three-story home has five bedrooms, an interior courtyard, a library and three fireplaces. It last sold for $16.6 million in Aug. 1998, Zillow says.
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Guess Which Rapper Put Down $4.8M For Modern Splendor
Ludacris purchased a stunning 6,000-square-foot modern abode in the Hollywood Hills for $4.8 million.
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Queen Latifah Sells Mansion
Rapper and actress Queen Latifah listed her massive estate in Colts Netck, N.J., for $2.399 million. The nine-acre property has an Olympic-size swimming pool and 7,500 square-foot home. The home itself has six bedrooms and eight bathrooms. The home is about 20 minutes from the Jersey shore and an hour south of New York City.
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SNL's Chris Kattan Lists LA Home
"Saturday Night Live" former cast member Chris Kattan has listed his Los Angeles home for just $1.998 million. Born and raised in the Hollywood area, Kattan co-starred as SNL star Will Ferrell's club-hopping buddy in the 1998 film "Night at the Roxbury." The gated, two-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home was once owned by actor Danny DeVito, the Real Estalker blog notes.
'American Hustle' producer & billionaire Larry Ellison's daughter, Megan buys a home.
A producer for the comedy film "American Hustle," Megan Ellison, bought a $20 million contemporary Los Angeles estate, plus a neighboring parcel for $10 million, the Los Angeles Times reported. The six-bedroom, eight-bathroom home has two guest apartments. The daughter of billionaire Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, she recently sold three properties in L.A. and bought an apartment in New York.
House of Cards Actress Lists Home
House of Cards actress Constance Zimmerman listed her 2-bed home in L.A. for $1.175 million. Zimmer plays a reporter for the fictional "Washington Herald" newspaper. She also has roles in "Grey's Anatomy" and "The Newsroom." She bought the home in the Hollywood Hills for $1.149 million in July 2006, adding some renovations like new heating and cooling, a new deck and "hot tub bamboo retreat."
Seth Meyers Buys $3.525.Million West Village Condo
Saturday Night Live cast member Seth Meyers just bought a 994-square-foot apartment for $3.525 million in the West Village. Previously listed for $3.6 million, the home's $3.5 million price tag translates into $3,546 per square foot.
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Katy Perry Finally Sells Hollywood Hills Estate After Two Failed Attempts
Katy Perry finally sells the Spanish style estate she and Russell Brand lived in before their divorce for $5.565 million.
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Reese Witherspoon Sells Calif. Home at a Loss
Actress Reese Witherspoon, who won the Oscar for "Best Actress" in "Walk the Line," sold her home for $4,983,500, a loss of $816,500. She bought the home from former model and designer Kathy Ireland for $5.8 million in 2008. The home had three price cuts before selling. The home sits on seven acres and has four bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. There is also a barn, horse stables and carriage house.
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Sheryl Crow Relists Her Tennessee Ranch With Another Big Price Cut
Sheryl Crow has been trying to sell her Tennessee ranch, formerly known as Cross Creek Farm, for 3 years and 9 months. Now in another effort to entice a buyer, Crow has dropped her asking price to $3.85 million.
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Cusack Family Home Sold
John and Joan Cusack's childhood home in Evanston, Ill., a suburb of Chicago, sold for $940,000 on Dec. 20, 2013. The five-bedroom home has been owned by the Cuscack family for more than 40 years. The acting duo's mother, Ann "Nancy" Cusack, was the seller, the Chicago Tribune reported. Their father, actor and filmmaker Dick Cusack, died in 2003. The home was listed for $990,000 first in June.
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Microsoft Co-founder Sells His Private Island
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen sold his private island, Allan Island, located near Seattle, Wash., on Dec. 20, 2013 to an undisclosed buyer for $8 million, well below the original asking price of $25 million. He later cut the listing to $13.5 million. The 292-acre island was not named for the tech entrepreneur, who bought it in 1992. It has one log cabin and a small landing strip.
Billionaire Buys His Neighbor's House for $6.75 Million
Billionaire Tesla CEO Elon Musk bought the home across the street from his own mansion in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles. He paid $6.75 million for the new home, which has three bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. It's across the street from his seven-bedroom mansion that he bought in Jan. 2013 for $17 million.