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 […]

Comedian Demetri Martin buys Cobie Smulders’ Los Feliz triplex

Although we typically prefer those ’60s TV shows — Mission: Impossible, The Avengers, M.A.S.H. — Yolanda is not just an ignorant old fogey. We like some select stuff from today, too! One of the cornball new(er) shows we like is the How I Met Your Mother, which is cute and sappy and mildly funny in the best way. So when faced with an […]

“Million Dollar Decorator” Kathryn Ireland buys Tobey Maguire’s Santa Monica micro-compound

It was our BFF (Mama at Variety) who first alerted us to the fact that heading-to-Splitsville Hollywood couple Tobey Maguire and Jennifer Meyer have sold their Santa Monica micro-compound for $3,325,000 — a shocking $330,000 more than the asking price and a hefty $650,000 more than what Mr. & Mrs. Meyer-Maguire paid for the house barely 1.5 […]

Multi-billionaire Dan Friedkin covertly spends $18 million on a Brentwood “Belgian farmhouse”

For many years, the tony, sidewalk-free neighborhood of Brentwood on LA’s Westside has been most famous — or infamous, as is probably more apt — for being the area where OJ murdered Nicole and Ron. And while it may never completely step out from under that long, sinister shadow, a new local moniker has arisen. In the past […]

5 Seconds of Summer’s Calum Hood buys Richie Kotzen’s Hollywood Hills hideaway

The first sentence of the real estate marketing materials for today’s house reads “Welcome home to this celebrity owned entertainer’s estate.” Hmmm. Intriguing! Who could it be? Well, imagine our surprise when we discovered that the current owner is someone the under-a-rock-resident Yolanda had never heard of before: a guy named Richie Kotzen. Turns out […]

Real estate baller Lauren Conrad flips out in Pacific Palisades

Reality television pioneer turned fashion designer and entrepreneur Lauren Conrad rang in the New Year right with a big announcement: she’s expecting her first child with her former indie musician hubby William Tell. That the Audi R8-driving former Laguna Beach: The Real OC and The Hills star would find time to become pregnant is impressive to Yolanda — Ms. Conrad […]