Large Bel Air Estate Sells for Over $33 Million

From Link: The Wall Street Journal The Doheny estate in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles has sold for more than $33 million, according to people with knowledge of the deal.

8 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying A Second Home

1. How much will a second home cost? We’re not just talking about the sale price here — there are a lot of associated expenses you need to factor into the equation too. So while that vacation house you’ve been eyeing may be small, it still requires budgeting for a mortgage, property taxes, insurance, utilities, and… 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

Letter to Beverly Hills City Council RE: Kronish House Demolition

From Link: Honorable Councilmembers and Mayor: By way of this petition, supported by many letters you may already have seen, we urge City Council to review the matter concerning the potential demolition of this singular single-family residence at 9439 Sunset, the Kronish House, designed by Richard and Dion Neutra and completed in 1955. The… Continue reading

One-time Candy and Aaron Spelling mansion is back at a familiar price — $150 million

The Manor, the former Candy and Aaron Spelling estate that British heiress Petra Ecclestone bought before her marriage in 2011 for $85 million, is being shown privately at an asking price of $150 million. The 56,500-square-foot mansion, with 14 bedrooms and 27 bathrooms, sits on 4.7 acres in the Westside neighborhood of Holmby Hills. During… Continue reading