Kirkland & Ellis chairman Jeff Hammes goes gothic for nearly $15 million in the Beverly Hills flats

A sprawling and elegantly preserved 1920s mansion located on a prime street in the coveted eastern part of the Beverly Hills “flats” neighborhood recently sold for a major league $14,812,500. The buyer’s identity is shielded behind something called “LABH Realty LLC”, an entity that leads down a dead-end road, but Yolanda happens to know for […]

Billionaire Westfield heir Peter Lowy secretly scoops up a $25 million Bird Streets compound

For the past couple years, things on the real estate front have been somewhat muted in the “Bird Streets” neighborhood, which has long been the most coveted (and most expensive) section of the Hollywood Hills. We’ve seen only a couple sales in the $20+ million range recently, while other wealthy areas (Trousdale Estates, Bel Air, […]

Retired MLB star Jimmy Rollins slams down a record-destroying $10.65 million in Encino

Note: Yolanda has been contacted by someone allegedly involved with this transaction, who tells us that the information contained below is wrong, wrong, wrong. However, Yolanda’s sources stand by their word, saying that Mr. Rollins sometime very soon will seal the deal for the property in question. For what it’s worth, the property remains active […]

LA’s Biggest Sales of 2017

Although it feels like it was just yesterday that we were counting down 2016’s biggest hits, another year has slipped by us all, and Yolanda is that much closer to the grave. And although several of our other property gossip website compadres have already initiated their own year-end lists, Yolanda can’t resist tossing her two […]