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Gianni Versace Estate to be Sold at Auction

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Gianni Versace mansion in  Miami goes up for auction after $50million price cut fails to attract a buyer.

Gianni Versace's former Miami mansion goes up for auction after $50million price cut fails to attract a buyer

The South Beach, Florida, mansion which belonged Gianni Versace,  the Italian designer who was fatally shot  by Andrew Cunanan on July 15, 1997 is going on the auction block.  Fisher Auction Company is handling the sale.

The 23,ooo square-foot estate where the designer lived and died will be “going once….going twice and hopefully sold” on September 17th… The original price which was listed at $125 million.  It has now been cut to $75 million.

The extravagant  estate, known as Casa Casuarina, was originally built in 1930.   The most recent owner was telecoms magnate Peter Loftin – had its asking price cut by $50million after failing to find a buyer for more than a year.

Mr Loftin bought the luxury mansion in 2000, three years after Versace’s murder, and converted the residence into a boutique hotel and private club in 2009.

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Michael Jordan Builds Mansion In Exclusive Golf Community

Former NBA star…Michael Jordan has built a 28,000 square foot mansion in Jupiter , Florida. 

The spread features an insane cigar-friendly home theater which has an air filtering feature to handle excessive cigar smoke, 3 separate structures; a guard house, guest house and pool house and an exercise facility with a racquet ball court.

Jordan  paid $4.8m for the land and $7.6m for the construction, making this $12.4m mansion probably the most expensive non-waterfront home in the Palm Beaches. When completed and furnished…it is estimated that the total cost will be in excess of $20 million.

The 3-acre, 11-bedroom estate is located in the exclusive golf community called Jack Nicklaus’ Bear Club….One of his more notable  neighbor will be Tiger Woods.   

See Photos  Michael Jordan’s and Tiger Woods Estate Here

The Bears Club  has 55 estate residences, with starter estate homes beginning at $4-5 million and the largest homes being priced just under $20m. Besides the estate residences, they have 3 other categories, Golf Villas, 14 Club Cottages, and 13 Vintage Estate Homes.

 Jordan who won  4 MVP trophies and 6 NBA Championship rings plans to move in soon.


Meg Ryan Bel Air Mansion Sold

June 20th, 2012

“You’ve Got Mail” actress, Meg Ryan, will soon be handing over the keys to her Bel Air mansion to it’s new owner. According to sources Ryan’s 6,877 square foot home has been sold to Adam Bernhard, who just sold his clothing company HauteLook Inc. to Nordstrom for $270 million. Ryan bought the estate in 2000 [...]


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Alex Rodriguez Miami Estate for Sale

Alex Rodriguez,  has decided to make good of his time while on the Yankees disable list.  A-Rod has a  because of broken his left hand after being hit by a pitch from Felix Hernandez in the 8th inning.

According to sources…the third-baseman is  hopping on the  real estate bandwagon. 

The MLBA star has put his ultra modern  20,000-square-foot Miami mansion on the market for $38,000,000.

The  oceanfront residence has 9-bedroom, 11-bath-rooms.  Amenities include 275 ft. of water frontage, a home theater, heated pool, fully equipped gym,  rooftop deck, an elevator and must we not forget,   3,000 square-foot sports room with a batting cage.

Rodriguez purchased the estate for $24-million… while under construction  in 2010. 

 Map of celebrities and top sports figures who own homes in Miami which include  : Alonzo Mourning, Anna Kournikova, Antoine Walker, Barry Gibb, Chayanne, Cristina Saralegui, Don Shula, Dwayne Wade, Gloria Estefan, Hulk Hogan, Janet Reno, Jennifer Lopez, John, Secada, Julio Iglesias, Lenny Kravitz, Madonna, Matt Damon, O.J. Simpson, Pat Riley, Rickey Martin, Robin Gibb, Rosie O’Donnell, Shakira, Shaquille O’Neal, Sylvester Stallone, and Gianni Versace.  See Map Here

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Designer Bijan Pakzad Mansion For Sale

The ritzy Beverly Hills mansion which belonged to former Iranian designer of menswear, jewelry, and fragrances Bijan Pakzad,  hits the real-estate market this week. Asking Price…a mere $12 million “buck-o’s” Pakzad, a renowned clothier whose designs were worn by some of the world’s most powerful men and was known for owning  “the most expensive store.

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Celebrity Homes, LA Times Heiress Stephanie Booth

LA Times heiress Stephanie Booth Murray has put the newly renovated 5-bed, 7-bath former home of American sweetheart Judy Garland back on the market.

Set on 2.58 acres in Bel Air, California, the home was originally built in 1938 by the defining local architect Wallace Neff.

Murray’s redo has updated the home from those days of yore, lightening the red-brick facade with white and trading dark interior color schemes for a brighter, more neutral palette.

The original attraction of the house still remains, though, in the spacious open floor plan and charming traditional details.

Aside from the main house, the property also includes a detached “writer’s cabin,” heated swimming pool and cabanas. This property is listed for $7.1 million.

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Celebrity Homes, Yabba Dabba Do

According to sources… Former ” American Bandstand” host Dick Clark, 82, is selling a house…It is  in Malibu and sits on a 23 acre spread.  However…it looks like it ought be in Bedrock and belong to Fred and Wilma Flintstone. It is lacated atop a Bluff.  The 360 degree view of the Channel Islands and the Pacific Ocean.

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Celebrity Homes…Who Lives Here

Celebrity Homes…Who Lives Here


  • was considered for the role of Bruce Wayne in Batman Begins.
  • has slightly webbed toes on his right foot.
  • trained with a Navy Seal to improve his swimming skills for his role in the movie, The Guardian.
  • Along with Topher Grace, he chose not to renew his contract to do an 8th season of That 70s Show, wishing to pursue other projects.
  • was nominated for Worst Actor for his roles in the films Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), Just Married (2003) and My Boss’s Daughter (2003).
  • lost the lead role of Drew Baylor in Elizabethtown to Orlando Bloom when Cameron Crowe decided he wanted an actor that had a solid    résumé  consisting of Theatre and Drama school training.
  • is a brother of the Delta Chi Fraternity, along with Kevin Costner and Alan Heitz.
  • dropped out from University of Iowa to pursue modeling. His major was biochemical engineering.

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