All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘real estate’

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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Jeffrey Dahmer’s Childhood Home for Sale

The boyhood home of notorious serial killer and cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer is on the market in Northern Ohio for $295,000. The Dahmer family moved into the house in 1968, when Jeffrey was eight. A decade later, Dahmer lured a hitchhiker to the property, killed him, and buried his remains on the wooded lot. Commenting on the three-bedroom house on a …

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Atlanta Archbishop Selling Mansion

Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory said Saturday that he’ll move out of his $2.2 million mansion and place it on the market in early May, after coming under harsh criticism for building such opulent digs. Gregory said he’ll contribute the funds from the sale back into the Catholic ministry. Lavish spending by higher-ups in the Catholic church has been under fire …

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Curt Schilling Cuts Mansion Asking Price by $500K

Financially strapped former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has dropped the price of his Medfield, Massachusetts home by $500,000. Originally on the market for $3 million, real estate agent Robin Wish said Monday that the 26-acre property is now available for $2.5 million. The online listing for the estate reads “Stunning Price Drop – A great opportunity!” The home features …

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