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Las Vegas shooter used real estate investments to fund gambling, guns

(Reuters) - To the Texas brokers who met him in 2004, Stephen Paddock was an unremarkable man looking to buy an unremarkable property near Dallas, hardly distinguishable from other casually dressed Californians who flocked to the area to make investments.<p>Stephen Paddock, 64, the gunman who attacked …

Las Vegas

What a Faustian Bargain Gets You in New York’s Real-Estate Market | The New Yorker

In the New York real-estate market, where stratospheric prices continue to climb, a pact with Satan just doesn’t get you what it once did. Sure, when you forfeit your soul to the infernal dominion of Lucifer, you might end up with limitless knowledge and sensual pleasure—but don’t expect a Tribeca …

Staten Island

California firm J.H. Real Estate Partners acquires Coconut Grove Shopping center on Big Island of Hawaii for $22M - Pacific Business News

By Janis L. Magin <br>– Real Estate Editor, Pacific Business News<p>Sep 28, 2017, 12:48pm HST<p>California real estate firm J.H. Real Estate Partners has …

Real Estate

This Guy Dug A Huge Hole In His Backyard And Now His Neighbors Are Insanely Jealous

ADVERTISEMENT<p>RTK TDI_320x50_ATF Mobile<p>25. The Home Project Conundrum<p>When it comes to home projects, sometimes the fantasy is easier than reality. …

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Ex-Clipper Chris Paul sells his Bel-Air mansion for $8.7 million

Chris Paul is making moves on and off the court.<p>As he settles into his first training camp with the Houston Rockets, the all-star point guard has sold his home in Bel-Air for $8.7 million.<p>Built in 2003, the Mediterranean-style mansion has nearly 12,200 square feet of living space that includes a …

Real Estate

Billionaire investor Thomas Barrack sells his Santa Monica mansion for $34 million

Thomas J. Barrack Jr., billionaire real estate mogul and informal advisor to President Trump, has sold his home in Santa Monica for approximately $34 million, according to real estate sources with knowledge of the sale.<p>The 23,515-square-foot mansion, designed by architect Richard Landry, briefly …

Real Estate

L.A. begins crackdown on Hollywood Hills 'party houses'

It’s one of the worst-kept secrets of living in the Hollywood Hills.<p>Many of those raucous parties hosted above the glittering lights in those midcentury boxes of glass and beams are not hosted by people who actually live in the upscale canyons and hillsides.<p>Rather, homeowners and property managers …

California

Floyd Mayweather Jr. drops $25.5 million on new mansion in Beverly Hills

The Money Team has landed on the Westside.<p>Fresh off his bout against Conor McGregor, boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. has bought a mansion in Beverly Hills for $25.5 million.<p>The French modern-style home, built in 1992 and renovated in 2015 by spec developer Nile Niami, encompasses slightly more …

Luxury

Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota makes a play for oceanside cottage in Hawaii

In 2014, Marcus Mariota became the first Hawaiian-born athlete to win the Heisman Trophy.<p>Now, after two years in the NFL, the Tennessee Titans quarterback has used some of his $24-million rookie contract to get a place closer to home, buying a four-bedroom cottage in Kailua, Hawaii, for $2.45 …

Real Estate

Will Smith Secretly Sells Multi-Residence Compound Above Kauai’s North Shore (EXCLUSIVE)

SELLER: Will Smith and Jada Pinkett SmithLOCATION: Kilauea, Kauai, HIPRICE: $12,000,000SIZE: 6.91 acres, four residential structures with a total of …

Jada Pinkett Smith

Los Angeles real estate legend John Aaroe retires

This isn't the first time Los Angeles real estate icon and business visionary John Aaroe, known for his top-notch client service and magic touch in …

Real Estate

Tyler Perry lands a modern mansion in Mulholland Estates for $14.5 million

Actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry, through a corporate entity, has purchased a home in gated Mulholland Estates for $14.5 million.<p>The modern masterpiece, built in 1992, sits on more than 4 acres. Steel beams and walls of tempered glass form the dramatic shell of the home, which features overlapping …

Real Estate

L.A. Chargers exec lands the Newport Beach home of a 'Real Housewives' star

Tom Telesco, general manager of the Los Angeles Chargers, was the buyer of the Newport Beach home recently sold by baseball player-turned-television analyst Jim Edmonds and his wife, “Real Housewives of Orange County” personality Meghan King Edmonds, public records show. The sales price was $2.998 …

Real Estate

Revolutionizing Residential Real Estate: The Future of Selling Homes

Buying a home can be beyond complicated. Throughout the process, there are many eventualities that can have a negative impact on your home buying experience. Things can get even more prickly when you’re looking at or listing for sale by owner homes. Right now, the multiple listing service, or MLS, …

Real Estate

3D Real Estate Photography Is Now A Reality -- And A Must-Have

Tech disruption of the real estate industry shows no sign of slowing. From Zillow attempting inroads into agent-less offers to multiple players upending traditional broker-agent and agent-client relationships, real estate professionals ignore the changing business landscape at their own …

Real Estate

Hawaii house designed as a mini village by De Reus Architects

A series of steep-roofed pavilions linked by gardens and external corridors make up this home by De Reus Architects on Hawaii's Big Island.<p>The studio …

Hawaii

Why a career in real estate is the perfect fit for many Millennials

The world has changed. The technological innovations of the last twenty years have led to the exchange of information with an ease and volume that …

Millennials

This $14.5M Big Island estate named HGTV's Best Outdoor Retreat

Fiery crash leaves 1 woman dead on Hawaii Island<p>Fiery crash leaves 1 woman dead on Hawaii Island<p>PHOTOS: Princess Diana's first trip to the Hawaiian …

Hawaii

Nine Ways To Excel In The Real Estate Game

In a world where HGTV shows reign supreme, it feels like everyone is suddenly interested in house flipping, renovations and vacation homes. While the real estate agents on those shows make buying and selling seem like a snap, there’s actually a ton of work going on behind the scenes. The best …

Real Estate

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New Mexico man admits to embezzling nearly $1 million from real estate company

A New Mexico man admitted in court that he and his wife spent all but $5,000 out of $1 million that investors gave to the pair under the guise of …

Real Estate

The Next Job Humans Lose to Robots: Real Estate Appraiser

Twenty-five years ago, Brian Weaver was told at a seminar that the real estate appraisal profession would be killed off by technology in five years. …

Real Estate

11 Celebrity "Starter Homes" That Are Ridiculously Luxe

Literally can't count all the bedrooms.<p>If you're a normal human, your first home is an apartment...with questionable amenities...that you share with other young, struggling humans. If you're a celebrity...well, that's often not the case. Here are some ridiculously luxurious residences that …

Real Estate

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A 23-Year-Old Woman Shut Down Her Real Estate Blog After Zillow Threatened Her

McMansion Hell chronicled the many failings of gigantic American houses. Its author, Kate Wagner, shut down the blog Monday after receiving a cease-and-desist letter from Zillow.<p>McMansion Hell grew in popularity in recent months by mixing sarcasm, internet lingo, and erudition into commentary …

Real Estate

7 Sailors Emerged From Diverse Backgrounds to Pursue a Common Cause

The seven sailors who died when the destroyer Fitzgerald collided with a container ship last weekend were a snapshot of the nation they served: an immigrant from the Philippines whose father served in the Navy before him; a poor teenager whose Guatemalan family came north eager for opportunity; a …

Military