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Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman Quietly List BevHills Estate

The DeVito-Perlman spread is not listed on the open market, so we didn’t turn up any publicly accessible marketing materials. However, digital listing details from back in 2007 and 2008, when the couple had the estate on the open market with an asking price of just under $32 million, show the nearly 15,000-square-foot French Country-style… Continue reading

Hank Azaria sells Beverly Crest lease house for $3 million

Hank Azaria has sold a house in the Beverly Crest area for $3 million, according to the Redfin.com website. The two-story Craftsman-esque house, built in 1999, was inspired by Prairie School architecture, which emphasizes horizontal lines, eaves and handcrafted details. Living, family and dining rooms, a library/study, four bedrooms and five bathrooms are within the… Continue reading

A $35-million tear-down: L.A.’s unreal estate has plenty of buyers

“It’s not uncommon on the Westside of Los Angeles for people to shell out $20 million or more for a house. And then take a wrecking ball to it. Jeff Hyland, of the high-end Beverly Hills real estate agency Hilton & Hyland, had a recent tear-down sale of $35 million in the Trousdale section. “It… Continue reading

More tech industry buyers are snapping up L.A. real estate

“Tech moguls looking to buy a trophy home have long turned to Southern California. Billionaire Larry Ellison has become almost legendary for purchasing prized beachfront Malibu properties. Amazon.com’s Jeff Bezos spent $24.5 million for a Beverly Hills compound. Sean Parker, of Napster and Facebook fame, dropped $55 million last year to buy Ellen DeGeneres’ Holmby… Continue reading

Your down payment isn’t the only cash you need ready to buy a home

It’s always a good idea to buy less house than you can afford . Aside from your monthly mortgage payment, you also have to have cash at the ready for a down payment, which is usually 20% of the home’s price. And there’s one more cost that’s easy for homebuyers to overlook: closing costs. Nicole Lapin, author of “Rich… Continue reading