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What Could Governors Island Be?

What does Governors Island want to be when it grows up? That question has slouched around the place for a couple of decades now, frustrating officials who would like to see the place gainfully employed. All that empty land unbuilt, those stunning views unmonetized, the constant demands for public funds — the island is basically a moocher, and thank goodness. For now, it’s still a ghostly, magical chip...

Derek Jeter Snags a Sweet Piece of Land in Coral Gables for $16.6M

Will he build another St. Jetersburg? The Baseball Hall of Famer Derek Jeter has reportedly made a massive land grab. The Yankees legend seems to have purchased a 2-acre waterfront lot in Coral Gables, FL, for $16.6 million, according to the South Florida Business Journal. The property first landed on the market in September 2020 for $17,999,500, according to realtor.com®. Now serving as an executive...

Celebrity Real Estate Bette Midler Sells Her Divine Penthouse in New York City By Claudine Zap

The actress and singer Bette Midler has another talent to add to the list: real estate mogul. She recently sold her deluxe Manhattan penthouse apartment. The star initially listed her longtime, three-story property for $50 million in 2019. And a pending sale has been “reported but not yet recorded,” according to property records.  So we’re not sure whether “The Divine Miss M” managed to secure...

Celebrity Real Estate Rob Gronkowski Scores Luxury NYC Condo in Hudson Yards for $7M By Claudine Zap

Rob Gronkowski is keeping his winning streak alive. Now catching passes for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Super Bowl champ has also scored in the real estate world. The star tight end recently treated himself to a $7 million luxury Manhattan condo in the swanky Hudson Yards development, the New York Post reports. The dreamy piece of urban real estate is located on a high floor, affording the NFL...

Jerry Seinfeld Is Asking $14.95 Million for 27-Acre Colorado Property

The Seinfelds bought the main house - built in 1991 - in 2007 for $7.55 million. A year later they purchased the guest house for $2.3 million, which they've reportedly been using as a caretaker's cottage, according to the listing agent. It's the second time the couple, who are avid skiers, have attempted to sell the property. They listed it back in 2011 for $18.3 million but changed their minds after a few...

Eco-Friendly Ways To Increase Home Value

The housing market has never been in a greater state of flux. The pandemic has lowered interest rates and increased home values in never-seen-before ways. In addition, in spite of the coronavirus many have made moves for both professional and personal reasons. There’s never been a better time to add value to your home, especially if you’re thinking of selling soon. Here are a few of the best ways to...

Pamela Anderson lists Malibu beach pad, plans move to Canada

Pamela Anderson is moving to her native Canada, and has just listed her custom-built Malibu beach house. The 1990s-famous model and actress is asking $14.9 million for the three-bedroom home on Malibu Colony Road, according to the New York Post. The Wall Street Journal first reported the story. Anderson bought the land back in 2000 for $1.8 million. She built the 5,500-square-foot home on a lot that’s...

Ellen DeGeneres looks to flip Adam Levine’s old pad for $54M

Luxury real estate investors Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have listed their latest flip: a sprawling Beverly Hills mansion they bought from Adam Levine two years ago. The couple paid the Maroon 5 frontman $42.5 million for the home and are now seeking $53.5 million, according to the Los Angeles Times. The 10,400-square-foot mansion sits on an acre on Loma Vista Drive just above Sunset...

Donald Glover Lists One of His Two La Cañada Flintridge Homes

Donald Glover is ready to shed one of his two homes in the Los Angeles suburb of La Cañada Flintridge. The low-slung midcentury modern recently hit the market for $3.985 million, a substantial bump above the $2.7 million he paid for it in April 2016. Situated on just under one acre of shaded hillside, the house is an eclectic showcase of midcentury sensibilities mixed with sleek modern amenities, thanks...

Kamala Harris Sells San Francisco Condo

The 1,069-square-foot penthouse condo spans two levels atop a small boutique building in the city’s trendy SoMa neighborhood, per the listing. The main level comprises an open-plan living, dining, and kitchen area, plus a half bathroom and an alcove that can be used as a home office. A staircase off the living area leads to a loft encompassing the apartment’s bedroom and full bathroom, separated by a...

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