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Celebs, VIPs and the Super Rich: How to become a Successful Agent to the Stars

Here at Great Spaces, we highlight the best of the best: lavish, magnificent properties owned by celebrities and other filthy rich clientele. Let’s face it: gawking at homes of the rich and famous that we will never be able to afford is (regrettably) ...


Great Spaces: Immaculate, Zen-Like Connecticut Estate

This Mid-Century modern New England estate, designed by architects Donald Billinkoff and Yvan Prokesch and nicknamed Strawberry Ridge, is located in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains in Ridgefield, Conn. Spanning 11,272 square feet, the six-bedroom, six-bathroom home has some unique features, ...


Mortgage-Interest Cap Plan Would Be Unfair to High-end Markets

Few in the real estate brokerage community think the latest proposal to cap mortgage interest deductions will actually become law in Washington. ...


Great Spaces: Philip Seymour Hoffman’s West Village Apartment Rents after One Day

After only one day on the market, the former apartment of Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman has rented for $10,500 a month—$505 more than the late actor was paying. The 1,100-square-foot pad is located at ...


Hot Property: Actress Ready for Seller Role

(MCT)—Actress Victoria Tennant has listed her home in Bel-Air for sale at $6.995 million. ...


Hot Property: Pink Lists Sherman Oaks Home…Again

(MCT)—Pink is taking another shot at selling a home she owns in Sherman Oaks, this time priced at $3.499 million. ...


Great Spaces: Record-Breaking Mansion in Sydney, Australia’s Prime Waterfront

Owned by the Fairfax family, one of Australia’s most famous media dynasties, “Elaine” is set to break all previous price records in the local market. Based on independent sources, it is expected that the achieved sale price will be in the region ...


Great Spaces: Actor Armand Assante’s N.Y. Farmhouse

Have you ever dreamed of owning a celebrity’s home? Actor Armand Assante’s former N.Y. home is currently being marketed and auctioned off. The residential farm estate (and associated properties) are located in Campbell Hall, N.Y. (Orange County). Located at 435, 451 ...


Hot Property: A Big Bang for the Buck

(MCT)—Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting and her husband, Ryan Sweeting, have listed their place in Sherman Oaks at $2.795 million. They recently bought the Tarzana home of former Laker Lamar Odom and television personality Khloe Kardashian for $5.499 million. ...


Hot Property: Is it Too late for Paltrow and Martin to Ask for a Refund?

(MCT)—Well, this is awkward. Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and her musician husband, Chris Martin of Coldplay, bought a house in Malibu for $14 million, then they turned around and announced their “conscious uncoupling.” ...


Great Spaces: Bruce Willis Bows Out of Beverly Hills

Bruce Willis, our most beloved, buff, bare-headed action star, recently unleashed his one-of-a-kind hacienda in the heart of Beverly Hills. Walled and gated, this tennis court estate has 11 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms spanning 10,000 square feet. ...


Use of Pocket Listings Rising, but They’re Right Choice for Only a Small Number of Home Sellers

Pocket listings, in which homeowners offer their homes for sale but don’t make this information public by putting it on the local multiple listing service, appear to be on the rise. ...


Great Spaces: Snag 14 Acres in Arizona

Looking for a desert hideaway? This 14-acre home, safe and snug inside the guard-gated Lost Canyon in Scottsdale, Ariz., may be the perfect space for you. The home includes four bedrooms, six bathrooms and more than 9,500 square feet of space. ...


Great Spaces: Can’t Beat This Colossal Connecticut Beauty

This colossal estate is set on 10 stunning acres in exclusive Conyers Farm in Greenwich, Conn. With eight bedrooms and eight bathrooms spanning over a seriously cushy 17,000 square feet, this home takes luxury living to a whole new level. Built in ...


Great Spaces: A One-of-a-Kind, Two-Story Florida Penthouse

Furnished by Fendi Casa, this wowing, two-story penthouse contains more than 15,000 square feet of living space, six bedrooms, 8.5 bathrooms, an indoor/outdoor theater, an outdoor dining area, a family room, a wine room, a billiard room, a grand salon with an ...


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