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Alexandra Daitch, an heiress to the Cargill agribusiness fortune, is asking $14.5 million for her waterfront Connecticut home.
Following a restoration, billionaire supermarket mogul Ron Burkle is listing Bob Hope's longtime Toluca Lake home for $29 million.
So your friend or loved one has waived the home inspection, and now things are going south. Here's how to make everything a little less traumatic for them.
The Oregon farmhouse where Matt Roloff and his ex-wife, Amy Roloff, raised their four children on TLC's 'Little People, Big World' is coming on the market for $4 million.
It may not look like a beach house in the traditional sense, but the home within Potbelly Beach Club was designed to “let the beach and the water and light do the talking."
In Alabama's Russell County, former Time Inc. CEO Don Logan has listed his 1,000-acre fishing estate for $8.499 million (corrects an earlier tweet, now deleted, that incorrectly called him the former chairman and CEO of Time Warner)
In Southampton, a horse farm-turned-private residence owned by architect and designer Thierry W. Despont is listing for $23.5 million.
It takes a lot of elbow grease to restore and maintain a 15th Century palace. “To have a historical house is like having a baby that never grows up. You have to be attentive.”
After living with beer-stained carpets, broken window coverings and yellowish wood floors for four years, this California couple embarked on what ended up being a roughly $1 million renovation.
"The Pentaverate" star Mike Myers discovered at a young age that not landing a part was all part of it. "Thanks to my parents, I learned that failure is just an early attempt at success."
A celebrity botox doctor's Bel-Air spec mansion, which was once listed for $87.777 million, has fetched $46.76 million at auction.
In Alabama's Russell County, former Time Warner chairman and chief executive Don Logan has listed his 1,000-acre fishing estate for $8.499 million.
Prominent real-estate investor and art collector Edward J. Minskoff is listing his co-op at 730 Park Avenue for $17.7 million.
Eli Bronfman, an heir to the Seagram liquor fortune, has purchased a condo in New York’s Soho neighborhood for $35.625 million.
An eight-bedroom spec home on the beach in Seagrove is asking $25 million, making it the most expensive house for sale in northern Florida.
A 15,600-square-foot Boston townhouse designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany, the artist best known for his leaded-glass lamps, is hitting the market for $17 million.
Once considered a "private, secret" enclave, Hollywoodland has become overrun with both tourists and home shoppers. Some residents are fighting back.
Jenna Bush Hager, "Today" show host and daughter of former President George W. Bush, is asking $5.375 million for her Tribeca condo.
About 70 miles outside Houston, a roughly 170-acre ranch with a go-kart track and movie theater is hitting the market for $8.7 million.
Step inside a Dallas home inspired by the film 'TRON: Legacy'…
The Jacksons have a sense of humor about the home. “I know how over-the-top it is,” Mr. Jackson says. “On the weekends....I just kind of walk around the house and check it out.” Mr. Jackson recognizes it may not be for everyone. “I’m an eccentric guy."
A game room features custom-tufted turquoise walls and floors carpeted in a zebra print. It is here that Mr. Jackson displays his AC/DC, Kiss and Iron Maiden pinball machines, as well as a Gibson Custom Flying V Guitar.
A dining space has crystal chairs and an alligator-embossed table, both from Fendi Casa, and is lighted from above by an Italian Murano glass chandelier, meant to look like it is melting.
The kitchen has quartzite countertops and more Italian porcelain. Its design took notes more directly from the film, borrowing from a spaceship known as the Recognizer; a satin-black diamond-panel exhaust system was designed to resemble the spaceship.
Three objects dominate the living room: a 75-inch T.V. that can be retracted when not in use; a serpentine custom couch—one of the many pieces that Mr. Jackson designed for the house; and a white 2021 Ferrari F8 Tributo Spider with red leather interior.
It has three-bedrooms and 3½ bathrooms, and totals 4,120 square feet. In the primary bath, there's a floating tub underlit by LED and titanium fire glass. The colors can change and pulsate, in case, Mr. Jackson says, “we want to have a disco bath party.”
In 2018, Mr. Jackson and his wife, Andrea Ganesh Jackson, bought a teardown in Greenway Parks. The resulting home, designed by Mr. Jackson, was a departure from the original, which a more modest, albeit futuristic home for $800K. The new home cost $1.35M.
The futuristic film’s design captivated Mr. Jackson, 49, who works in the construction industry. “I was fascinated by the geometric shapes, clean lines, LED-lighting accents,” he says.
Michael Shaun Jackson found inspiration in a somewhat unlikely place: the 2010 film “TRON: Legacy,” a dystopian film set almost 30 years in the future.
"TRON: Legacy" might not be what you first think of when designing a home. But one Dallas couple used the film as inspiration for a futuristic property they built in Greenway Parks.
Randy Frankel, a co-owner of the MLB's Tampa Bay Rays, has sold his waterfront Miami Beach home for $31.5 million in an off-market deal.
It's nearly impossible to tell where Min Xia Wang's West Vancouver mansion begins and the surrounding water ends.
On Miami Beach's La Gorce Island, a waterfront compound is hitting the market for $170 million, which would set a new price record for Florida if it sold for the asking price.
The software developers behind educational games like "Reading Blaster" and "Math Blaster" have sold their waterfront home on Maui's south shore for $26.49 million.
Retired San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey has listed his California hunting getaway, which spans roughly 105 acres, for $3.9 million.
Titus Welliver, who stars in Prime Video’s “Bosch,” was encouraged by his parents to perform. “One day, my dad asked what I thought about most. I said acting. He said that’s what I had to do.”
It took less than a month for actress and producer Reese Witherspoon to find a buyer for her English country-style Los Angeles estate, which has sold for $21.5 million.
Emily Giffin, whose bestseller "Something Borrowed" became a film starring Kate Hudson and John Krasinski, is listing her Atlanta home for $8.995 million.
Sweet deal: The former CEO of the candy company Cadbury is listing his waterfront home on Casey Key in Florida for $20 million.
The island also includes a large dock with five slips, including one that can accommodate a 70-foot boat.
Spanning around 350 acres, Cromwell Island on Montana's Flathead Lake contains an unfinished villa measuring approximately 45,000 square feet.…
The villa is clad in Montana limestone. It has a terra-cotta tile roof.
The seller is Anne Brockinton Lee, widow of Robert M. Lee, the founder of the luggage and leather goods retailer Hunting World. The couple bought Cromwell Island in the 1980s.
Former NBA player and coach Phil Jackson has a house on Flathead Lake, and in 2018, billionaire Ron Burkle paid $10.5 million for Shelter Island, a 22-acre private island on the lake.
The island is on Flathead Lake, the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi River. Spanning roughly 200 square miles, the lake has about 185 miles of shoreline dotted with log cabins as well as larger homes that sell for millions of dollars.
Spanning around 350 acres, Cromwell Island contains an unfinished villa measuring approximately 45,000 square feet. The property also has a roughly 5,000-square-foot guesthouse.
A private island on Flathead Lake in western Montana is coming on the market for $72 million.
A nearly 8,000-square-foot Savannah home that dates back roughly 150 years has sold for $2.705 million.
BREAKING: Former Disney CEO Michael Eisner is listing his clifftop compound in Malibu for $225 million, which would set a price record in California and become one of the priciest homes ever sold in the world.
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