Sophie Schmidt snags secluded Sunset Strip starter shanty

Many old homes in the foothills above the world-famous Sunset Strip have a celebrity history. Of course that’s partly due to their Hollywood proximity, but also because droves of them are blessed with both privacy and stunning LA skyline views, assets famous folks usually can’t find down in the flats. Take today’s property. Originally built […]

Billionaire Jaime Gilinski drops $36 million cash in Bel Air and the Birds

Public court documents related to the ongoing Woodbridge bankruptcy proceedings make for some fascinating late-night reading, at least if you’re a property nerd like Yolanda. We glanced at the clock and realized we just burned three hours poring over thousands of pages of legal filings. Does that make us a weirdo? No, don’t say it […]

Frank Binder throws down another $30 million for the infamous 1 Electra Court palace

As we stare down the final weeks of 2018, the great Woodbridge sell-off continues. Those of you who have been following this site (or real estate news in general) for some time should already be familiar with this saga: Woodbridge, the investment front for a now-defunct billion dollar Ponzi scheme, hoovered up dozens of prime […]

Dr. Jenn Mann & Eric Schiffer dole out $5.7 million in Beverly Hills (Post Office)

Today we decided to give y’all a quick peek at a big new house located high in the mountains above Beverly Hills, in a celeb-soaked area known as Beverly Hills Post Office (BHPO). Built on spec in the trendy Traditional/faux-Cape Cod style, the 6,000-square-foot pad was recently sold for a hefty $5,700,000 to a blind trust […]

Lakers co-owner Jesse Buss balls out with a $10 million Brentwood new build

In case y’all somehow forgot, professional sports is an extremely lucrative business — not just for the players by virtue of their enormous contracts, but also for the team owners, managers and coaches, too. Take Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton, who was signed to a five-year deal with a healthy base salary of […]

Zelda Williams spends millions on the historic Aldous Huxley estate

It’s been some time since we’ve discussed a house on LA’s Eastside, the part of our fine city that includes trendy (and historically hipster) communities like Silver Lake, Echo Park, and Los Feliz. Though oft-overlooked by snooty Westside homebuyers, flocks of wealthy creative types — and celebrities in general — have migrated out yonder toward […]