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Bill Gates Buys Jenny Craig’s California Horse Farm for $18 Million

Bill Gates has purchased weight-loss guru Jenny Craig ’s Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., equestrian estate. According to public records, the price was $18 million, and the deal closed in mid-September. A spokesperson for the Microsoft co-founder confirmed the purchase and said the Gates family “has enjoyed visiting the San Diego area with friends and family… Continue reading

Mel Gibson Has Relisted His 500-Acre Costa Rican Jungle Compound For $30 Million

Mel Gibson just cannot find a buyer for his $30 million Costa Rican estate (via Curbed). The home, which has been languishing on the market since 2010, was purchased by Gibson back in 2007 as a refuge from the paparazzi that dogged him. And though you may not think of Costa Rica as a super… Continue reading

Pacific Heights Getty Mansion Listed for $15.99M

William P. Getty, grandson of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, has listed the family’s San Francisco estate for $15.99 million. This Getty mansion, built in 1912, has 8,675 square feet and offers panoramic views of the Golden Gate Bridge. It has four bedrooms and seven bathrooms, and the estate is situated on a 4,966-square-foot corner lot in the highly desired Pacific Heights neighborhood. While… Continue reading

Go Inside Jennifer Lawrence’s New $8 Million Beverly Hills Mansion

Beverly Hills has a new star moving into the neighborhood. Jennifer Lawrence just plopped down a cool $8.2 million for Jessica Simpson’s old pad, according to real estate website Trulia. Lawrence bought the property from an unknown buyer after Jessica Simpson sold it in October 2013 for $6.4 million. Simpson isn’t the only one: Paul Hogan,… Continue reading

10 Things That Will Make It Harder To Sell Your Home

10 Things That Will Make It Harder To Sell Your Home  As real estate markets continue to recover around the country, buyers are out in full force. Many of today’s buyers make judgments about homes within moments of seeing a listing online. They are also more cautious than before the housing crisis. They want to… Continue reading