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  • Megan Ellison quietly drops $7 million on the little house next door

    When she’s not producing/distributing/marketing critically-acclaimed blockbusters or going on Twitter rants about Donald Trump, you can almost assuredly find 31-year-old billionaire software heiress Megan Ellison in the property gossip columns. In less than ten years, by Yolanda’s tabulations, young Miss Ellison has bought and sold no fewer than a dozen multi-million dollar properties in the good […]

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  • British DJ Mark Ronson un-leaves Los Feliz with a $4.3 million splash

    Back in early 2015, acclaimed British music producer/DJ Mark Ronson — a Grammy winner for Amy Winehouse’s Back to Black and Uptown Funk (featuring Bruno Mars) —  wrote a song entitled “Leaving Los Feliz“. It is, Yolanda gathers, an anthem about ditching the “scenesters” in the hipster ‘hood for more bucolic pastures or some such nonsense (sorry, we’re much too […]

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  • About those Beyoncé and Jay-Z rumors…

    In the busy past week Yolanda has received queries from no fewer than four different peeps who were all just dyin’ of curiosity about the same damn thing: what’s really the real estate deal with monosyllabic entertainment superstars Beyonce & Jay-Z? Are they actually about to close on The Manor, one of LA’s largest and most famous — […]

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  • Wrigley’s chewing gum heir Jim Offield spends big in Venice

    High-end real estate everywhere in LA is hotter than ever, but real estate in the once-gritty-but-now-gentrified-and-blazingly-expensive seaside community of Venice (CA) is particularly so. Yolanda has written about the area more than once — including our discussion of actress Emilia Clarke’s stunning new spread — but admittedly we don’t give the neighborhood as much attention […]

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  • Alo Yoga CEO Danny Harris stretches out $30 million in Holmby Hills

    After a very long slog on the market, Bebe clothing founder Manny Mashouf finally managed to dump his sublimely-located Holmby Hills villa for $30,000,000 this month (February 2017). That’s a far cry from the arguably downright greedy $45 million he originally wanted but it’s still a monster haul, of course. Mr. Mashouf originally purchased the […]