Blog Profile / Variety: Real Estalker


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Filed Under:Pop Culture / Celebrity
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Archived Since:January 13, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Leeza Gibbons Lists Celebrity Legacy Estate

SELLER: Leeza Gibbons LOCATION: Encino, Calif. PRICE: $5,995,000 SIZE: 8,522 square feet, 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Los Angeles is positively littered with celebrity legacy estates — properties that tend to pass from one showbizzer to the next — such as the so-called ‘Al Jolson Estate’ in Encino currently owned by Emmy-winning veteran... Read more »

Queen Latifah Re-Lists L.A. Bungalow at Lower Price

SELLERS: Jeannette Jenkins and Dana “Queen Latifah” Owens LOCATION: Los Angeles, Calif. PRICE: $1.799 million SIZE: 2,026 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: A well-maintained, 1920s Mediterranean bungalow near...Show More Summary

Brokerage Douglas Elliman Opens BevHills Office

New York’s largest residential brokerage, Douglas Elliman, has been in operation in Southern California for only a year, but there’s no question among SoCal real estate watchers that it’s serious about playing in the hotly competitive L.A. Show More Summary

Gregory Goodman Sells to Ryan Tedder For More Than a Song

Gregory Goodman, producer of money-minting movies like “X-Men: First Class” (and exec producer on “8 Mile” and “Captain Phillips”) and his garden-designer husband, Paul Langh, quietly sold their sexy, low-slung home in Beverly Hills’ trendy and terrifically expensive Trousdale Estates ’hood last December for just under $7.5 million. Show More Summary

Rod McKuen’s BevHills Mansion Offered in Probate Sale

The longtime Beverly Hills estate of famously prolific lyricist, singer and poet Rod Mc­Kuen, who died in January at 81, has popped up on the open market as a probate sale with a $15 million pricetag. The wildly successful if often critically panned Mister Mc­Kuen — he wrote more than 1,500 songs and penned thousands of... Read more »

You Can Rent This Malibu Estate For $750K/Month

One of Los Angeles’ busiest and most influential property purveyors, Westside Estate Agency co-owner Kurt Rappaport, has his positively monumental, six-acre Malibu estate out for lease, with an epic asking price of $750,000 per month. No, puppies, that is not a typo; the requested rent really is three-quarters of a million smackers a month —... Read more »

Carmen Electra Flipping Out in Hollywood Hills

SELLER: Carmen Electra LOCATION: Los Angeles, Calif. PRICE: $2,699,000 SIZE: 5,255 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3 full and 2 half bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: We’re not sure if the Hollywood glamour gal caught a classic case of the Celebrity Real Estate Fickle or what the sitch is, exactly, but Carmen Electra has, less than a... Read more »

Your Mama Hears: Liongate Sold to Rivet Tycoon Jim Randall

Your Mama Hears from a trusted and impeccably connected Platinum Triangle real estate über-insider we’ll call Don I. Wantchatoknow that the mysterious and previously unidentified buyers who shelled out $46.25 million for the opulent and...Show More Summary

Tyra Banks Puts Big Ol’ Manhattan Duplex for Rent

OWNER: Tyra Banks LOCATION: New York City, N.Y. PRICE: $50,000 per month SIZE: (approx.) 7,000 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Back in late 2008 or early 2009 Tyra Banks shelled out more than ten million clams — $10,131,587 to be exact — for a quartet of contiguous apartments in a glassy... Read more »

Leonardo DiCaprio-Owned Home in Malibu for Rent

OWNER: Leonardo DiCaprio LOCATION: Malibu, Calif. PRICE: $23,000 per month SIZE: 1,765 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: A friendly little birdie over at Trulia told us that an oceanfront home on Malibu’s billionaire-lined Carbon Beach owned by Leo DiCaprio has come up for lease as a year-round rental at $23,000 per... Read more »

Here's The Deal...

First off, Your Mama would like to thank the children for their patience. We know we've kept y'all waiting a long time but there were, as they say, a lot of ducks that had to get in a row.We noted that most of y'all were mostly good in our near three week absence and didn't get too out of line in the comments section. Show More Summary

Listen up y'all!

It may incite the vitriolic wrath of a few of the more sharp-tongued children but Your Mama has none-the-less decided to take a two week retreat in a remote, morgue-quiet high desert location where telephone and internet service is, at best, unreliable. Show More Summary

Jakob Dylan Quietly Sells Malibu Mini-Compound

SELLER: Jakob and Paige DylanLOCATION: Malibu, CAPRICE: $7,375,000SIZE: 7,752 square foot, 7 bedrooms, 5 bathroomsYOUR MAMAS NOTES: It took a bit of a group effort between Your Mama and The Bizzy Boys at Celebrity Address Aerial to figure...Show More Summary

Louis C.K. Snags Gloomy Shelter Island Tudor

BUYER: Louis SzekelyLOCATION: Shelter Island, NYPRICE: $2,440,000SIZE: 4,957 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 3.5 bathroomsYOUR MAMAS NOTES: Most New Yorkers at least the ones we know and whether they can afford one or not, have a picture of their ideal weekend getaway. Show More Summary

Jason Priestley Upsizes in The Valley

BUYER: Jason PriestleyLOCATION: Studio City, CAPRICE: $2,720,000SIZE: 5,075 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 6.5 bathroomsYOUR MAMAS NOTES: A couple of weeks ago Your Mama and all the other celebrity real estate watchers learned from the long-legged...Show More Summary

Virginia Madsen On the Move

SELLER: Virginia MadsenLOCATION: Thousand Oaks, CAPRICE: $1,088,000SIZE: 3,691 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathroomsYOUR MAMAS NOTES: We have a lovely fella we'll call Missy Hoo Hoo to thank for the kindly communique that informed Your...Show More Summary

Steve-O Snags Hillside Digs Above Beachwood Canyon

BUYER: Steve-OLOCATION: Los Angeles, CAPRICE: $1,162,000SIZE: 2,398 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathroomsYOUR MAMAS NOTES: Just because giddily vulgar Jackass stunt performer Steve-O will gleefully staple his scrotum to his leg, voluntarily...Show More Summary

Stephen Gaghan Sells East Coast-y Abode in Brentwood

SELLERS: Stephen Gaghan and Minnie MortimerLOCATION: Los Angeles, CAPRICE: $4,995,000SIZE: 5,267 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 6.5 bathroomsYOUR MAMAS NOTES: Oscar- and Emmy-winning screenwriter Stephen Gaghan and his well-born wife Minnie...Show More Summary

Orange County Housewife Shannon Beader Needs a Buyer

SELLERS: David and Shannon BeadorLOCATION: Newport Coast, CAPRICE: $13,498,000SIZE: 13,306 square feet, 7 bedrooms, 8 full and 5 half bathroomsYOUR MAMAS NOTES: A little birdie dropped a note in Your Mama's inbox to let Your Mama know...Show More Summary

UPDATE: Jamie McCourt

In 2004 wealthy Massachusettsians Frank and Jamie McCourt—much of their wealth was derived from well positioned parking lots in Boston—paid a heart pounding $430 million for controlling interest the Los Angeles Dodgers professional baseball franchise. Show More Summary

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