Tom Clancy’s widow Alexandra throws down $8.5 million cash on a Beverly Hills ultra-contemporary

Yolanda apologizes for dawdlin’ on posting this latest story. We don’t know if this summer weather in January is to blame, but we’ve been feeling so damn lethargic lately. Just yesterday we had to take a couple siestas, and we’re still plum tired. But we’re soldiering on through regardless. Only for y’all! Few homes contain […]

Zooey Deschanel upgrades in Manhattan Beach

New Girl‘s Zooey Deschanel may be known for the quirky characters she frequently portrays in film and on the tee-vee, but her real life taste in residential real estate indicates to Yolanda that she’s a decidedly more traditional gal than a cinema-addicted person may think. Before we begin: for those of you who appreciate the human […]

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, […]