Tech bazillionaire Jim Payne plunks down $18 million in trendy Trousdale Estates

The best residential section of Beverly Hills — Trousdale Estates — was hotter and trendier than ever in 2016. Just count the three $30 million+ property sales, two of which were sold for land value only. Ain’t it amazing that only 15 or so years ago, the area was still considered rather déclassé by members of LA’s snootier […]

JoAnna Garcia & Nick Swisher splurge on an $8 million Windsor Square entertainer’s dream

A lot of wealthy folks still seem to be under outdated, preconceived notions about the Hancock Park/Windsor Square neighborhoods of Los Angeles. They say there’s too much traffic, there’s too much crime, people there are too stodgy and blue-blooded and old money. Which is all a bit of a shame because the area is actually highly diverse — […]

British entrepreneur Richard Caring pays $33 million for a notorious Beverly Hills showpiece

Well, it’s finally happened. On the last day of 2016, at least seven months after initially entering escrow, one of Beverly Hills’ most infamous spec-mansions was sold. The new owner is UK-based bazillionaire Richard Caring, and he paid a magnificent $33,000,000. Ultra-modern in design, brimming with all the tech-gizmos, unquestionably lavish — the house was completed back […]