All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘real estate’

Katy Perry: Nuns Now Say They DO Have Moral Objection To Selling Convent To Singer

Katy Perry just wanted to buy a nice place where she could live, walk in the garden, meditate. The Archdiocese of Los Angeles had just such a place for sale. But the nuns who used to live at the place have already tried to sell it to a restaurant developer. The Archdiocese said the deal the nuns struck won’t work, …

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Katy Perry Is Still Fighting With Nuns Over $15 Million Estate

Sister Rita Callanan and Sister Catherine Rose Holzman have requested for a temporary restraining order against the sale of their estate to famous singer Katy Perry. The nuns, who were from the Immaculate Heart of Mary order, declared that selling the property to the “Roar” singer would violate their canonical vows to the Catholic church because of her “public image.” …

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Katy Perry Convent Fight Over Money, Not Morals, Music, John Mayer or Russell Brand

Katy Perry is running into a few problems with her proposed purchase of a convent in California. When the songstress offered to buy the former nunnery, at least a few of the former occupants of the property were on board with the idea. After all the deal was better in some ways for them than the previous offer they had. …

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Jennifer Lawrence Buys Home In LA That Used To Be Jessica Simpson’s

The gated community of Beverly Crest in Los Angeles will soon welcome a new resident in Jennifer Lawrence, who recently bought a home there for $8.225 million. The home purchased by Lawrence was owned previously by singer Jessica Simpson, who sold it last year for $6.4 million. Lawrence apparently bought the home from its current owner, Sydney Holland, who is …

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News Corp Is Acquiring Move In $950 Million Deal

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp announced it is acquiring real estate website Move for $950 million to facilitate the home rentals and sales in the U.S. REA Group Limited, which is over 60% owned by News Corp, plans to hold a 20% stake in Move. News Corp itself will hold 80%. REA operates RealEstate.com.au in Australia. Move operates realtor.com, which displays …

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Mark Zuckerberg Reportedly Pissing Off His Neighbors with Round-the-Clock Construction

According to his neighbors, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has spent way too long and way too much turning a $10 million “fixer-upper” into a “fortress.” According to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle, a supervisor whose territory includes the Dolores Heights neighborhood says he’s received multiple emails from residents complaining about Zuckerberg’s fixing upping. Apparently, Zuckerberg’s construction on his …

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Zillow Buys Trulia in $3.5 Billion Stock Deal

Zillow, the massive online real estate site, has agreed to acquire Trulia, the less-massive but still very large real estate site, for $3.5 billion. The deal is a stock-for-stock transaction. Trulia isn’t going away or anything – as the company will continue to operate both the Zillow and Trulia brands. “Consumers love using Zillow and Trulia to find vital information …

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Richard Crenian Sees Foreign Interest in Canadian Real Estate as Valid

Commissioned News Story (Source: ReDev Properties Ltd) 2014 has heralded a period of growing interest in Canadian real estate from foreign investors. In fact, this attention toward Canada’s market is said to be growing exponentially, mainly due to Canada’s relatively stable economy. While the rest of the world has struggled through a prolonged recession, Canadian banks and capital markets have …

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‘Dracula Castle’ For Sale to the Right Buyer

Bran Castle, a national monument and landmark in Romania commonly known as “Dracula’s Castle,” is not formally on the market for a disclosed sum, but the present owner says the property is up for grabs if the price and buyer are right. Mark Meyer of the firm Herzfeld & Rubin helped the current owners, Archduke Dominic and his sisters Maria-Magdalena …

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Dracula’s Castle Offered To Romanian Government For $85 Million

The Transylvanian castle said to be Dracula’s home is now up for sale. Bran Castle, built in the 13th century, is located in the countryside, with the closest town a few miles away. Many people have occupied the castle over the years, including knights and warriors. However, its most well known inhabitant is Vlad “The Impaler Tepes, who was said …

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Gisele Bündchen And Tom Brady Offered $40M For Mansion From Dr. Dre

New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady and supermodel wife Gisele Bündchen listed their $50 million mansion up for sale. Less than 2 months after the listing, they have already found a buyer – entrepreneur, record producer, and rapper Dr. Dre. According to news sources, Dr. Dre has already made an offer in the Brentwood, California mansion and is currently in …

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Home Buying Tips: Hire A Real Estate Agent Or Risk Regret

Home buying tips are welcome in a housing economy that still hasn’t fully recovered. While there are numerous tips and tricks that one should keep in mind, a recent survey points out that perhaps the best way to regret a purchase is to hire some help. Redfin recently conducted a survey in which it asked 2,000 U.S. adult homeowners if …

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