Thursday, November 27, 2008

Celebrity Real Estate Wrap: Jennifer Lopez, Leonardo DeCaprio, Christina Aguilera, Paul Haggis, More

Singer Jennifer Lopez and husband/singer Marc Anthony have listed their Bel-Air home for $8.5 million. Via the listing: "French Farmhouse Estate. Stunning, published, walled and gated villa on 3/4 acre in old Bel Air. Incredible quality and imported materials. An authentic European ambiance rarely seen." The couple, who purchased the home in January 2005, are currently living on Long Island, according to Real Estalker. The listing is here. [Real Estalker]

Actor Leonardo DeCaprio, who owns numerous properties in Malibu, has listed a two-bedroom home on the Encinal Bluffs for $8.999 million. He purchased the home in January 2007 for $6.35 million. And here's the listing: "Distinctive contemporary on the bluffs above the ocean complete with new stairway to the cove below. The interior is a collection of elegant open spaces looking out to the beautiful gardens and your hot tub tucked away on the ocean front." [Real Estalker]

Singer Christina Aguilera can't sell her Devlin Drive home: After listing it in April 2008 for $7.995 million, she's chopped the Steve Hermann-designed residence to $6.995 million.

Paul Haggis, director of "Crash," "Quantum of Solace," and "Million Dollar Baby" paid $2.365 million for a three-bedroom home on a tree-lined Santa Monica street.

A Mediterranean-style home near West Hollywood that was once owned by designer Bob Mackie is on the market for $2.5 million. It was purchased by a real estate agent who upgraded the home. More via the LA Times: "There are three bedrooms -- all with decks -- and 2 1/2 bathrooms in 3,952 square feet; some of Mackie's furniture is included in the sale. The formal entryway has 24-foot-tall ceilings and skylights." [LA Times]

Retired NBA player Mark Jackson has listed his Calabasas home for $4.995 million less than 18 months after purchasing it for $4.7 million.


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