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August 13, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
Channel 7 News weather anchor Garth Kemp has sold his home in a gated Moorpark community and bought another house in Sherman Oaks. The Spanish Colonial home he sold went for $965,000. Kemp had purchased the five-bedroom, five-bathroom house in August 2011 for $899,000. His new place is a 1962 remodeled ranch house with four bedrooms, three bathrooms and more than 2,300 square feet of space. The custom home was listed at $995,000. PHOTOS: Grandest pool around? Malibu has it Rick Chimienti of Prudential California Realty's Beverly Hills office represented Garth in his sale and purchase.
April 24, 2012 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Justin Lin, who directed the "Fast and the Furious" films, has bought actor-director-producer Vincent Gallo's penthouse in downtown L.A. for $2.6 million. The four-level loft features exposed brick walls, floating staircases and an in-unit elevator. There are two bedrooms and 21/2 bathrooms in the 4,300-square-foot open plan space. Three outdoor living areas add 3,100 square feet of space. The penthouse in the former National Biscuit Co. building was once leased to actor Nicolas Cage.
December 3, 2012 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Former pro basketball star and coach Elgin Baylor and his wife, Elaine, have put their Beverly Crest area estate on the market at $4.25 million. The contemporary Mediterranean-style home, built in 1981, is sited on nearly an acre to take advantage of canyon and city views. Features include a 1,600-square-foot great room that could function as a home theater or game room. There are multiple decks, six bedrooms, eight bathrooms and more than 8,000 square feet of living space. Baylor, 78, was a small forward with the Minneapolis/Los Angeles Lakers from 1958-71.
November 30, 2010 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
"Don't Forget the Lyrics" host and singer Mark McGrath has sold his home in the Hollywood Hills above its asking price for $1.25 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows. The buyers are artist Alexandra Nechita and her boyfriend, Suh-Tahn fashion designer Dimitri Tcharfas . The renovated 1931 country English-style house has a step-down living room with vaulted ceilings and fold-away glass doors that open to a patio with city views. The breakfast room is a turret with beamed ceilings and built-in seating.
December 19, 2012 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Alan Poul, executive producer of "The Newsroom," has parted with his house in the Hollywood Hills for $993,000 and purchased another one nearby. Poul's Midcentury Modern-style home sold for more than the asking price of $989,000. The remodeled house features city and mountain views, built-in art and bookshelves, a fireplace, French-style doors, a balcony, three bedrooms, three bathrooms and 1,784 square feet of living space. He paid $750,000 for the property in 2002, public records show.
January 24, 2012 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Former National Public Radio writer and producer Chumi Paul has purchased a Rudolph Schindler-designed home in the Silver Lake area for $600,000. The midcentury house, built in 1956, is known as Schindler's last commissioned home. The modernist architect died in 1953 at 65 without seeing the project completed. The two-bedroom-plus-office house is entered through a first-level foyer. Original details include wooden sconces, room dividers, pocket doors, cabinets and other built-ins.
December 15, 2011 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
The Wilshire corridor condominium owned by the late actress Farrah Fawcett has sold for $1.55 million. The 2,767-square-foot unit in the Wilshire building features a direct-access elevator, a master suite with three walk-in closets, an office that can be converted to a third bedroom and 21/2 bathrooms. The 97-unit building was constructed in 1991. It features concierge service, valet parking, 24-hour security, wine storage lockers, a gym and a swimming pool. Fawcett, one of the original "Charlie's Angels" (1976-80)
March 22, 2010 | Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
"Ugly Betty" star America Ferrera is losing the braces, wrapping up her role on the ABC sitcom and moving on. The actress, who plays a fashion-challenged editor at a style magazine, is relocating to New York for career reasons. She has listed her Hollywood Hills house, with three bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in 3,427 square feet, at $1,599,000. The master bedroom suite — with two walk-in closets, a corner fireplace and a large balcony — and an adjacent loft-style office occupy the entire upper level of the home, built in 1993.
January 9, 2013 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Actress Brooke Mueller , a.k.a. a former Mrs. Charlie Sheen, has sold her compound in Tarzana for $3.15 million. She bought the property less than a year ago from Scary Spice, a.k.a. singer Melanie J. Brown , for $3 million, public records show. The main house, a guesthouse, a detached movie theater and a swimming pool sit on more than half an acre. Outdoor living spaces include a dining room with chandeliers, a living room, a kitchen and a cabana. There are four bedrooms, six bathrooms and 9,200 square feet of living space.
September 8, 2011 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Mark Wahlberg has listed his Beverly Hills home for sale at $13,995,000. In addition to the main house with a two-bathroom master suite and four other bedrooms suites, a two-bedroom, two-bathroom guesthouse and a 2,500-square-foot detached gym with a boxing ring are on the property. The actor trained there for his starring role in "The Fighter" (2010). The land, just under 2 acres, includes a swimming pool with a grotto and waterfall, a putting green and a sports court.
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