Haute Estates

Los Angeles

Celebrity Living: Taylor Swift Purchases $3.97 Million Beverly Hills Home

According to zillow.com, country music superstar and America’s sweetheart Taylor Swift has purchased a home in Beverly Hills for $3.97 million – a signal of her enormous success as the median Beverly Hills home value is $1.88 million. Although the award-winning singer has always considered Nashville her home – her previous $1.99 million home was there, as well as a luxury estate she recently purchased for her parents – the 22 year old has been spending much of her time in California. Read More

New York

David Tepper Set to Buy and Demolish $43.5 Million Oceanfront Home in the Hamptons

David Tepper is on the verge of demonstrating the American ideal that "bigger is better." According to brokers familiar with the deal as reported by The Wall Street Journal and Curbed Hamptons, the hedge-funder, who also made Haute Living's Haute 100 list this year, is set to close a notable deal on the priciest house sold in the Hamptons this year. The deal was made sans a broker by Tepper and Joanne Corzine, the ex-wife of Jon Corzine - the former governor and senator of New Jersey and former Goldman Sachs CEO. Read More

New York

Rob Giem Presents $23 Million Newport Beach Oceanfront

Few private oceanfront communities in Southern California occupy as scenic a locale as The Strand. Overlooking one of California’s most beautiful beaches and anchored by the landmark Headlands promontory, The Strand is fast developing into the most desirable oceanfront enclave on this coast. Years in the making, this recently completed residence offers the uncommon chance to live on the beach without sacrificing the amenities, comforts, or security of a proper home–rarely a feature of oceanfront properties in Southern California. The living and entertaining opportunities that this residence affords also are unparalleled among oceanfront homes to have been offered for sale in recent years. Read More

New York

SOLD! Ukraine’s Richest Man Spends $213 Million for Landmark Sale on Two London Flats

Move over Donald Trump and Mark Zuckerberg, Ukraine’s wealthiest man just made history in London. Stealing a little glitz from the royal wedding hoopla, Rinat Akhmetov shelled out $213 million on two stunning London flats covering over 25,000 square feet, spanning three floors, with alluring views of Hyde Park (tantamount to Central Park) and the city’s skyline. Read More

New York

Celebrity Living: NY Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Rents Four Luxury Apartments on New York’s West Side

According to the New York Daily News, Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks has rented not one, but four West Side luxury apartments. Anthony’s broker, Prince Dockery at Prudential Douglas Elliman, has confirmed the news and says that the units are in two buildings around 63rd Street called the Aldyn and Ashley. Read More

New York

Gary Goldberg Presents $58 Million Santa Barbara Luxurious House

Luxurious 15,000 sf house plus 3,300 sf guest house on 80+ acres in San Luis Obispo County, with panoramic ocean views, 1/2 mi beach frontage, vineyard. Opulent decor includes marble & onyx pillars, mosaics, murals, statuary. Grand Ballroom, theatre, wine cellar, Morning Room, Family Room, Executive Office, Entertainment Hall. Horse pastures, bridle trails, stables, barns, aviaries, helipad. Read More

San Francisco

Carol Snyder Presents $2 Million Severna Park Waterfront

Sellers have transfer orders to FL & have found the home but must sell in order purchase. Recent appraisal of $3.2 mil! Gated, waterfront estate, endless views of the Bay. Custom home quality finishes- wrap around porch, screened gazebo, generator, Pella win, Hardi siding, heated in-ground pool, Brazilian cherry on 2 levels, Gourmet Kitchen with prof appliances, 2 sided fpl, 325' water frontage. Read More